Dance Program

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

Interested in taking a class that requires a recommendation? Please email Jessica Desens at for placement.

Dance Placement

Dance placements have been emailed to current students. If you have a question about placement, email Jessica Desens at

Fall Registration Open

Registration is now open for Fall Dance classes, which will start the week of Sept 5, 2023. You can find a listing of all Fall Dance classes in our Autumn Program Guide.



To register for Fall Dance classes:


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)


  • 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.

2023 Dance Recital

Looking for photos from the 2023 Dance recital - Find photo albums from rehearsal on our Facebook page THURSDAY REHEARSAL PHOTOS FRIDAY REHEARSAL PHOTOS

Virtual Dance

Here are some tips to get you started and dancing safely!

How to dance with us at home