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New! Wood Dale Park District Dance Center Classes begin in February 2023!

Join us for the 2023 session! The Wood Dale Park District Dance Center strives to provide quality dance classes that promote confidence, self-esteem, and physical fitness in a fun and inclusive environment. Participating in Dance gives students the opportunity to socialize, develop rhythm, practice self-expression, and improve flexibility. Classes will conclude with a recital in May 2023.

Open House

Thursday, January 12, 6:00-7:00pm, at the Recreation Complex

Join us at Open House to learn more about class offerings, see the Dance Studio, and meet the staff. Giveaways will be available on a first come first served basis! Registration can be done at Open House.

Registration

Registration begins on Thursday, January 12. Registration is done in-person at the Recreation Complex.

Multiple Class Discount!

Register one child for more than one class and receive a 10% discount on the second class.

Questions?

Please contact Kelli Esposito, Recreation Supervisor, at kesposito@wdparks.org.

All classes take place at the Recreation Complex in the Dance Studio located on the second floor.

 

MONDAY

Baby Ballet

Ages 2-4 years

This class is designed to prepare your child for a structured dance class. Your dancer will learn basic dance movements, follow along songs, and dance with props. Leotard, tights, skirts or tutus, and ballet shoes required. No class March 27.

Mon, Feb 13 – May 1                      6:00 – 6:30 pm                      11101D

$88 R / $98 NR

 

Jazz/Lyrical

Ages 7-9 years

Students will be taught Jazz techniques and how to express themselves through Lyrical dance. This class will combine movements from jazz, ballet, and modern dance. Leotard, tights, skirts or tutus, and ballet shoes required. No class March 27.

Mon, Feb 13 – May 1                      6:35 – 7:15pm                       11102D

$110 R / $120 NR

 

WEDNESDAY

Pre-Ballet

Ages 4-6 years

Pre-ballet will get your little dancer moving! This fun and introductory class focuses on teaching basic ballet positions, direction, and etiquette. Leotard, tights, skirts or tutus, and ballet shoes required. No class March 29.

Wed, Feb 8 – May 3                      5:45 – 6:15 pm                                  11234D

$96 R / $106 NR

 

Ballet I

Ages 7-9 years

This class will focus on basic ballet technique and learning ballet terminology. Students will be introduced to barre and center work. Leotard, tights, skirts or tutus, and ballet shoes required. No class March 29.

Wed, Feb 8 – May 3                       6:20 – 7:05 pm                                12308D

$120 R / $130 NR

 

Ballet II

Ages 10+ years

Ballet II requires an evaluation to ensure the dancer understands skills needed from Ballet I. Dancers will continue to grow their technique and ballet skills. Leotard, tights, skirts or tutus, and ballet shoes required. No class March 29.

Wed, Feb 8 – May 3                    7:10 – 7:55pm                                    12306D

$120 R / $130 NR

 

THURSDAY

Little Hip Hop/Tiny Tap

Ages 4-6 years

The first half of class will be teaching your dancer various movements and creative techniques used in Hip Hop. The other half of class, dancers will put on tap shoes and learn techniques used in Tap dance. Comfortable clothes, clean gym shoes, and tap shoes required. No class March 30.

Thu, Feb 9 – May 4                          5:45 – 6:15pm                                12317D

$96 R / $106 NR

 

Hip Hop I

Ages 7-9 years

This class teaches dancers about musicality, body movement and control, coordination, balance, and rhythm in a fun, fast-paced class. Comfortable clothes and clean gym shoes required. No class March 30.

Thu, Feb 9 – May 4                         6:20– 7:05pm                                    12318D

$120 R / $130 NR

 

Hip Hop II

Ages 10+ years

For the more advanced dancers, this Hip Hop class focuses on performances as well as advancing in their Hip Hop technique. Comfortable clothes and clean gym shoes required. No class March 30.

Thu, Feb 9 – May 4                         7:10 – 7:55pm                                   12310D

$120 R / $130 NR

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