Swindon Lightning Cheerleading Club

Cheerleading. Dance. Gymnastics.

 Swindon’s most successful competitive cheerleading program.

Swindon Lightning Cheerleading Club aims to help young people engage in physical activity. We welcome children of all abilities to train in a fun and safe environment. Cheer training is fantastic for helping improve self-confidence, motivation and physical fitness.


Cheerleading is a mix of gymnastics, acrobatics, jumps, stunts and dance. Cheer is a fully inclusive sport and caters for everyone’s talent and ability from toddlers to adults. Swindon Lightning offers enjoyable development to all its students from complete beginners through to elite athletes.

Swindon Lightning competition team 2022

Competition Teams

SLCC has highly successful competitive Tiny, Mini, Youth, Junior, and Senior teams that regularly take part in both regional and national competitions across the UK.

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Swindon Lightning Prep team golearning a new stunt

Prep Teams

Prep teams are for children who have progressed from Cheer for Fun and are ready to learn the skills required in preparation for trials to join the competitive cheerleading teams.

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Pre school cheer for fun

Cheer for Fun

Cheerleading is an inclusive sport that requires gymnastics, dance, teamwork and commitment. It is accessible to children of all ages to take part in a high energy activity, make friends and of course have FUN!

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What’s On?

As well as a full competitive programe, Swindon Lightning Cheerleading regularly host cheerleading workshops and demonstrations for schools and groups in and around Swindon.

Cheer City Frost Festival December 2023
ICC Cheerleading Competition February 2024

Frost Festival

December 2023


February 2024
Shepton Mallett


Swindon Sports Forum
Wiltshire and Swindon Sport Partnership

The Club Structure

Swindon Lightning Cheerleading club is a fully incorporated Community Interest Company (Registration No. 15650864), which allows us the framework to grow the club in a secure and structured way.

Child perfoming a stunt at a cheerleading party