Jump In Dance Registration

October is the perfect time to jump into a dance class!

The first week of class for Jump In Dancers is Wednesday, Oct. 19 – Tuesday, Oct. 25. Classes will meet for six weeks through the end of the session Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Monday, Dec. 5.

No Class: October 31 & November 23-27

How to Jump Into Dance:

  • Review classes available for enrollment below by dance type
  • For new and returning dancers in 3rd grade and above, please call Amy Hubert at 847-640-1000 ext. 207 for placement assistance
  • Submit Online Registration Form at the bottom of the page

Ballet

Pre-Ballet (Born by Sept. 1, 2018-Kindergarten)

Nurtures the young child’s love of dance and emphasizes creativity, musicality and having fun. Children learn classical ballet positions, preparatory ballet steps and laying the groundwork for formal ballet training.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $86 (R) $96 (NR) *Annual costume fee for Spring Recital performances included with Winter/Spring registration.

Preschool
Saturday | 11:30 AM-12:15 PM | 10/22-12/3

Preschool/Kindergarten
Wednesday |
9:45-10:30 AM | 10/19-11/30

Kindergarten
Saturday | 10:30-11:15 AM | 10/22-12/3


Intro To Ballet (1st & 2nd Grade)

The perfect starting point for young dancers. Students work at an accelerated but comfortable pace, with a focus on developing ballet technique and learning how to perform a variety of ballet movements and steps in a fun and encouraging environment.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

1st/2nd Grade
Tuesday | 6:20-7:20 PM | 10/25-11/29
Friday | 6:00-7:00 PM | 10/21-12/2
Saturday | 9:15-10:15 AM | 10/22-12/3

2nd Grade
Monday
| 4:00-5:00 PM | 10/24-12/5


Ballet Essentials for Beginners (new & returning dancers in 3rd-5th Grade)

The perfect starting point. Dancers learn the five basic positions, basic ballet steps, how to turn, jump and leap, preparing them for further ballet training. Dress in a leotard, tights and ballet slippers with hair pulled up and off the neck.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Monday | 5:15-6:15 PM | 10/24-12/5


Junior Ballet (3rd & 4th grade with some previous training)

Provides a strong foundation in classical ballet technique in a fun and encouraging environment. Develop flexibility, strength, control and learn a sense of line essential to the training of all dancers, as well as athletes and students of other performing arts.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Junior 1
Monday | 5:00-6:00 PM | 10/24-12/5
Tuesday | 4:10-5:10 PM | 10/25-11/29

Junior 2
Monday | 4:00-5:00 PM | 10/24-12/5
Tuesday | 5:15-6:15 PM | 10/25-11/29


Accelerated Intermediate Ballet (new & returning dancers in 6th Grade +)

Created for dancers in middle school or high school who have training in other dance disciplines. New or returning students to ballet who want to audition for Orchesis, musical theatre productions or other dance opportunities where technical dance training is important.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $156 (R) $166 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Wednesday | 4:15-5:15 PM | 10/19-11/30


Master Ballet Class Series (Intermediate/Advanced dancers with previous training)

Designed for committed and experienced Intermediate and Advanced level dancers. These weekly technique classes offer the opportunity to reach your potential by training in a fast-paced, uniquely enriching class. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in Intermediate 2 Ballet or above. Dancers new to the dance program are welcome to enroll and should call Amy at 847-640-1000 ext. 207.
Location: Lions Recreation Center

Intermediate Technique
Tuesday | 5:30-6:45 PM | 10/25-11/29 | $95 (R) $104 (NR)

Advanced Technique
Tuesday | 6:45-8:15 PM | 10/25-11/29 | $99 (R) $109 (NR)

Tap & Jazz

Mini Medley (Born by Sept. 1, 2018)

Boys and girls! Move to the groove and dance to the beat; bop with the rhythm and tap your feet! Class explores a combination of tap and jazz against the backdrop of popular music. Dance attire, tap shoes, and black ballet or jazz shoes are required.
Location:
RecPlex
Fee:
$86 (R) $96 (NR) *Annual costume fee for Spring Recital performances included with Winter/Spring registration.

Tuesday | 11:00-11:45 AM | 10/25-11/29


Kindergarten Combo 

Children explore creative movement and use their imagination, while improving rhythm and coordination. We’ll mix it up with jazz, tap and hip hop to give students a well-rounded base and a chance to explore all dance forms. Dance attire, tap shoes and black ballet or jazz shoes required. Perfect for boys or girls.
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $86 (R) $96 (NR) *Annual costume fee for Spring Recital performances included with Winter/Spring registration.

Tuesday | 5:30-6:15 PM | 10/25-11/29
Saturday | 10:00-10:45 AM | 10/22-12/3


Beginning Jazz (1st & 2nd Grades)

Teaches students the fundamentals of jazz technique through up-tempo center and barre warm ups, traveling progressions and center combinations in a fun and supportive environment.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $146 (R) $156 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Saturday | 12:15-1:00 PM | 10/22-12/3


Jazz Plus! (1st-4th Grade)

Studio Impulse’s curriculum is rooted in jazz dance technique. The Jazz Plus class format offers young dancers a unique opportunity to develop the poise, confidence and jazz technique needed for future dance training while also exploring the funky and fun stylized movement of hip hop. The Beginning section is for dancers who have completed first and second grade; Junior section is by instructor placement.
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Beginning
Monday | 5:30-6:30 PM | 10/24-12/5

Junior
Monday | 7:15-8:15 PM | 10/24-12/5


Junior Jazz (3rd-5th Grade)

Teaches young dancers the fundamentals of jazz technique through traveling progressions and center combinations. Provides students with a strong foundation for continued jazz dance training in a fun and supportive environment.
Fee: $146 (R) $156 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Junior 1/2 (3rd/4th Grade)
Thursday | 4:00-4:45 PM | 10/20-12/1 | Location: Lions Recreation Center

Junior 3 (5th Grade)
Monday | 6:30-7:15 PM | 10/24-12/5 | Location: RecPlex


Beginning Teen Jazz (new & returning dancers 6th Grade +)

Teen-focused class for beginning and continuing jazz dance students. Dancers learn the fundamentals of jazz dance technique, while also exploring their range as performers in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Great for students interested in preparing for middle school or high school dance groups, poms, musical theatre and show choir.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Wednesday | 8:00-8:45 PM | 10/19-11/30


Tap & Jazz Combo (1st-4th Grade)

This combination class offers tap and jazz instruction in a fun atmosphere. In tap, students work with timing and rhythms, while jazz focuses on technique and traveling progressions.
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

1st/2nd Grade
Tuesday | 6:15-7:15 PM | 10/25-11/29 | Location: RecPlex
Saturday | 10:15-11:15 AM | 10/22-12/3 | Location: Lions Recreation Center

3rd/4th Grade
Wednesday | 6:00-7:00 PM | 10/19-11/30 | Location: RecPlex


Rhythm Project (new & returning dancers 6th Grade +)

The perfect opportunity to start your tap training! Fun, versatile, and beneficial to round out your dance education. Using upbeat, new hit music, you begin learning the rhythmic art of tap with students your age!
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

Wednesday | 7:45-8:30 PM | 10/19-11/30

Hip Hop

Hip Hop (new & returning dancers 6th Grade +)

Learn the basics of hip hop through warm-ups, combinations, steps, and short routines. Beginning level classes are based on grade.
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $151 (R) $161 (NR) *Annual costume fees for Spring Recital performances are included.

5th/6th Grade
Saturday | 1:15-2:00 PM | 10/22-12/3

Beg/Cont. Teen
Saturday | 2:15-3:00 PM | 10/22-12/3


Hip Hop for Guys (1st-4th Grade)

Fun and fast-paced class for guys only! In addition to training in this popular style, guys also gain coordination and agility both as dancers and for athletics and other activities.
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $54 (R) $64 (NR)

Saturday | 3:00-3:30 PM | 10/22-12/3

Adult Classes

Beginning and Continuing Adult Ballet (18+)

Through traditional ballet class structure of barre work, center exercise and traveling across the floor, adult ballet classes help you dance your way to stronger, longer muscles, improve posture, flexibility, agility, balance and core strength in a supportive and upbeat environment.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $71 (R) $81 (NR)

Beg. Adult Ballet
Wednesday | 10:30-11:30 AM | 10/19-11/30

Beg/Cont. Adult Ballet
Tuesday
| 8:30-9:30 PM | 10/25-11/29


Meet Me at the Barre (18+)

The BALLET barre, of course! This low-impact ballet-based workout focuses on improving flexibility, stability, balance, posture and core strength while developing a sense of camaraderie with other like-minded active adults. Participants should come to class in active wear that allows him/her to move freely and are encouraged to wear ballet slippers or socks with grips.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $66 (R) $76 (NR)

Wednesday | 9:45-10:30 AM | 10/19-11/30


Adult Tap (18 +)

If the amazing upbeat tap numbers of Broadway inspire you, give this a try! Adult tap dancers explore the connection of movement and music, while learning basic taps steps and terminology. Develop confidence and learn Broadway-style choreography for a unique and fun dance experience. Students should wear tap shoes and comfortable clothing that allows the body to move.
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $66 (R) $76 (NR)

Wednesday | 7:00-7:45 PM | 10/19-11/30


Adult Jazz/Contemporary (18+)

Discover your rhythm  and learn the fundamentals of jazz dance while enjoying a fun and unique workout set to popular music and Broadway favorites. Wear comfortable clothing which allows the body to move, jazz shoes or ballet slippers.
Location: Lions Recreation Center
Fee: $66 (R) $76 (NR)

Thursday | 9:00-9:45 PM | 10/20-12/1


Adult Hip Hop (18+)

Mix up your cardio routine! Dancers learn basic but challenging hip hop moves and up-tempo choreography that give dancers an increased sense of rhythm, precision and dynamic. Dress in clothing that allows for free movement and wear clean athletic shoes to class.
Location: RecPlex
Fee: $66 (R) $76 (NR)

Saturday | 3:30-4:45 PM | 10/22-12/3

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