BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - Not only is baton twirling artistic, it is athletic, breathtaking and just plain amazing! The Belchertown Twirlers tell you more: Mother/daughter coaching team Barbara Kupras and Kristi Ochs and twirlers Brittani Aldrich and Alyssa Fleurent.
The Belchertown Twirlers are a program through the Belchertown Recreation Department.
Baton twirling is a sport as seen through the athleticism of our twirlers.
Barbara & Kristi are a mother-daughter coaching team.
Twirling team preparing for 2011 National Championships in South Bend, Indiana
Our Nationals teams have been practicing 4 hours a week to prepare for nationals.
Top ten in 9 team events at the 2010 National Championships including a 4th place win in the team finals.
Team twirlers will also be competing in individual events at the National Championships and practice daily 2-3 hours as individuals.
Past performances include Universal Studios, Disney World, Boston Celtics Basketball Games, 4th of July Parade Washington, DC and performance at Jefferson Memorial, Carnival Cruise and locally a Springfield Armors Basketball Game, Big E and have been invited to the 2012 Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, DC