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 jessica_desens@rlapd.org for placement.

Summer Classes

Registration for Summer Dance Classes is now open. You can find a list of classes in our Summer Program Guide.

SUMMER DANCE CLASSES

Adult Dance Classes

Adult dance classes are offered through our flexible registration - sign up for one week or an entire session. Sign up HERE.

  • Adult Tap meets from 7-8 pm Mondays
  • Adult Jazz from 8-9 pm on Mondays
  • Adult Ballet from 8:15-9:15 pm on Wednesdays.

7 - Month Dance Program

Classes in our 7-month dance program run from November to May and culminate in a recital.

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.


*Please check the current Program Guide for availability of classes.

Basic Beginner Classes

Ages 3-4

  • Pre-ballet

Ages 4-5

  • Level 1 Tap & Ballet

Ages 5+

  • Jr Jazz Funk

Ages 5-6

  • Level 2 Tap & Ballet

Ages 5-7

  • Level 3 Tap and Ballet

Age 6-9

  • Level 4 Tap & Ballet

Age 7+

  • Jr Jazz 1

Beginner Classes

Age 7+

  • Ballet 1
  • Ballet 1 & 2
  • Modern 1/Intro
  • Tap 1 Intro

Age 8+

  • Jazz Funk 1

Age 10+

  • Jazz 1/2

Accelerated/Intermediate/Advanced

For any class above Level 1/Intro, the student must have permission from the Dance supervisor to register for the class.

Age 6-9

  • Level 5 Tap & Ballet

Age 8+

  • Ballet 2 & 3
  • Jazz Funk 2/3
  • Modern 2
  • Acc Tap 2

Age 9+

  • Acc Tap 3 & 4

Age 10+

  • Prep for Pointe
  • Modern 3/4
  • Lyrical Dance

Age 11+

  • Ballet 4 Int
  • Jazz 3
  • Int/Adv Tap E
  • Age 12+
  • Int Adv Ballet
  • Jazz Funk 4 Int
  • Int Adv Modern

Age 13+

  • Advanced Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Jazz 4 Int
  • Int/Adv Jazz
  • Advanced Modern

*Please check the current Program Guide for availability of classes.

Ballet

  • Pre-Ballet
  • Ballet (Level 1 - Advanced)
  • Prep for Pointe
  • Pointe

Tap & Ballet

  • Levels 1, 2, 3, 4

Jazz

  • Jr Jazz
  • Jazz (Level 1-Advanced)
  • Jazz Funk

Lyrical Dance

Modern

  • Level 1-Advanced

Tap

  • Level 1-Advanced