For young and old alike! The Round Lake Area Park District offers many forms of dance including ballet, tap and jazz. Our experienced instructors tailor the program toward skill development, socialization, and a group dance experience where every dancer excels. The dance year concludes with an annual spring recital.

Our summer virtual dance program will kick off the week of June 15. Find the class that works best for you or your child by reviewing these schedules sorted by age, type of class or day of the week. Room codes will be sent out one week prior to class start dates. Interested in taking a class that requires a recommendation? Please email Jessica Desens at jessica_desens@rlapd.org for placement. You can register for classes through our regular online registration.

Summer 2020 by Age

Summer 2020 by Day Of The Week


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Available Programs:

Preschool

  • Creative Movement
  • Pre-Ballet
  • Intro to Tap and Ballet

Youth

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Jazz Funk
  • Modern
  • Tap

Adult

  • Ballet
  • Tap
  • Belly Dance


Accelerated Program

This program has been carefully designed for boys and girls who would like to study ballet, tap and modern dance more seriously. All levels MUST have teacher recommendation or previous participation in an accelerated dance class to register. Please call Jessica Desens at 847-546-8558 to determine placement.


Dress Code for Studio of Dance

Girls Ballet / Combo Classes

  • Pink Tights
  • Pink Ballet Shoes
  • Solid Colored Leotard
  • Ballet Skirt (optional)
  • Ballet Sweater/Shrug (optional)
  • Pink Ballet Shoes / Black Tap Shoes (appropriate for type of dance)

Jazz / Jazz Funk / Modern / Accelerated Tap

  • Tan or Black Tights
  • Solid Colored Leotard
  • Jazz Pants / Shorts (optional)
  • Black Jazz Shoes / Sneakers / Black Oxford Tap Shoes (appropriate for type of dance)

Boys

  • Black Tights
  • White T-shirt
  • Jazz Pants / Shorts
  • Black Jazz / Ballet / Tap Shoes (appropriate for type of dance)


Dance Shoe & Attire

Get dance shoe & attire at Discount Dance Supply. Call 1-800-328-7107 or visit them online at:

Discount Dance Supply

Once online, go to Students/Find My Teacher/Jessica Desens to find dress code items. Support your school and get 10% off. Enter Teacher Referral Code TP47762 at checkout. Good for one purchase only. Cannot be combined with other offers.