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.

Registration Information:

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2018-19 Dance Schedules: By Age By Class By Day

2018-19 Dance Registration Packets: In English In Spanish

Registration for 9-Month Dance Programs
  • Returning students may register starting on August 10, 2018.
  • New students may register starting on August 17, 2018.
  • Please Note: You must register in person for all dance classes. No online registration is available.
  • Classes begin September 6, 2018 and go through June 9, 2019

Available Programs:


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


  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Jazz Funk
  • Modern
  • Tap


  • 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)


  • 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.