West Allis Parade – July 2nd, 3 p.m. start
Line up is at 77th and Greenfield. Be there about 2:35 p.m. The parade proceeds to 70th and Greenfield and South to Veterans Park. (We usually are at the end – so drop off around 77th and Washington or Walker). There’s typically ice cream at the end of the parade and some fun kids’ stuff at Veterans Park. Please meet by the playground equipment to retrieve your gymnast. See post below about apparel – gymnasts should wear their new exhibition leotard. Don’t’ forget gloves, tennis shoes, and a disposable water bottle. We could use 3-4 parents that want to walk the parade and help out (carry the sign, etc). Parents walking must wear a Wildcard shirt.
Tosa Parade – July 4th, 9 a.m. start
Parade runs west from 80th & North Ave to 104th Street.
Meet at Civic Center/library parking lot at 8:20 a.m. to drop off your gymnast. Otherwise you need to find us at our staging spot (TBD). Pick up should be at the southwest Mayfair Parking Structure. Please contact Amy 414-303-5195 or Ben 414-218-2022 if you have questions.
We will need 6 parents or older siblings to help with carrying the banner, passing out brochures and water to the gymnasts. Gymnasts should wear their NEW exhibition leotard for all parades and exhibition events. Boys can wear a Wildcard shirt and black shorts. Don’t forget to wear socks and tennis shoes and bring a pair of stretchy/magic gloves so you can TUMBLE in the parade. Parents MUST wear a Wildcard shirt to walk/ participate. We should have some new shirts and tank tops available in the ProShop near the front desk. Gymnasts – please freeze a squeezable water bottle half full and fill up the remainder with water in the morning. Don’t forget to wear sunscreen!! And deck yourselves out in patriotic head wear!
Butler Parade – July 4th, 2pm start
Meet at St. Agnes parking lot at 1:40 p.m. March down Hampton to 127th and Arden Place and march down 127th north to Frontier Park. Park festivities following the parade: DJ, live bands, family fun, food and more. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Again, please wear the new exhibition leotard for the parade with tennis shoes and socks. Don’t forget gloves for tumbling. We will take 3-4 parents who would like to join us. It’s a REALLY quick and fun parade!!! Hope you can join us.
Since there is no practice July 1-4th please make every effort to attend the parades.
Parents – please sign up to help carry/handout during the parade at the front desk.