What We Do & Programs

What We Do

Team working hard for Holiday show.
Team working hard for Holiday show.

Juneau Jumpers compete in local, regional, national and international rope skipping tournaments, as well as providing entertaining demonstration shows. Participants practice individually and at twice-weekly team workouts, which start in September and end in late April or early May. Practices are held at the Juneau Jumpers home gym at Glacier Valley Elementary School. Annual events for the Juneau Jumpers may include:

  • Skill Building Workshops and Tryouts
  • School Assembly Performances
  • Elementary Invitational Tournaments
  • Regional Invitational Tournaments
  • Community Show and Dessert/Gift Auction
  • Spring Show and Raffle Ticket Drawing
  • Jump Rope USA Summer Camps
  • National and International Championships

Satellite Programs

Our partners include several jump rope satellite programs sponsored by our local elementary schools train young jumpers in the basics of the fun sport of rope skipping.

Call schools for more information.

List of Satellite Programs
Team School Coach
Auke Bay Ropers Auke Bay Elementary Paula Kalbrener
Gastineau Skippers Gastineau Elementary
Jumping Bears Glacier Valley Elementary Susie Denton
Harborview Hoppers Harborview Elementary
Riverbend Elementary
Rad River Ropers Mendenhall River Elementary Sunshine Winn