OUR SCHOLARSHIP IN THE MEMORY OF TANIA TERPYLAK
The Tania Terpylak Scholarship Program is a scholarship program of the Heartbeats Jump Rope Team, Inc. (recognized by IRS as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization) c/o 18399 Yorktown Oval, Strongsville, Ohio 44136. This scholarship program is intended to assist a graduating senior high student who is active in the jump rope community to attend a post-secondary educational institution by providing a one-time, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. Our next scholarship will be awarded to a student entering college in the fall of 2016. Please visit our scholarship page.
The Heartbeats have set up a scholarship in Tania's name. To learn more about the scholarship and to donate online, go to the DONATIONS page.
The Heartbeats Jump Rope Team is a not-for-profit amateur athletic organization consisting of students in
Since the team was founded, it has risen to national and international acclaim in the sport of jump rope. Many outstanding achievements by the team in competition are complimented by their local, regional and national exposure from performances at parades, festivals and professional and amateur sporting events.
Organized by the Heartbeats, a group of 212 jump rope athletes will appear in the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on November 28th. Under the name JUMP (Jumpers United for Macy’s Parade), the group will be jumping the 2.8 mile Parade route and then appear on live NBC television with a routine from Herald Square. This will be the third time in the Macy’s Parade, as the team appeared first in 2008 at the Heartbeats and then in 2009, inviting 140 jumpers from across America to join them.
Giving back to the community has always been a major goal of the Heartbeats. The team conducts performances each year for schools and other community organizations. Our mission of demonstrating that health, wellness and fitness can be fun for all ages, allows us to bring performances to groups all over Northeast Ohio.
Not to be overlooked is the dedication of the Heartbeats to the teaching the sport of Jump Rope to new generations of jumpers. Team members have participated in jump rope clinics and workshops throughout the
Based at Pinnacle Sports in Medina, Ohio, the Heartbeats conduct classes for kids that want to learn how the sport can build coordination, foot skills, stamina, endurance and body strength.
Below are some pictures from our community show and Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade practices!