Summer Camp 6

Niles Park District performing arts program offers a variety of Dance classes that accommodate many levels of abilities and personal styles.  In order for our students to get the most out of their training, class placement may be at teachers discretion.  Children being in the appropriate class is important for growth and safety.

 

Dance Classes at LoVerde Sports & Recreation Center

 CLASS  AGE  DAY  DATE  TIME  R/NR  TEACHER
 Itty Bitty Tutus
 & Tuxedos
 
Code: 110402-09
 2.5-3.5 yrs  Tues  Jan 9-May 1  9:00-9:45 am 

 $190/$228

 Shellie

 Itty Bitty Tutus
 & Tuxedos 
 
Code: 110402-10
 2.5-3.5 yrs  Tues   Jan 9-May 1    10:00-10:45 am  $190/$228  Shellie
 Hip Hoppers
 
Code: 110402-14 
 3-4 yrs  Tues   Jan 9-May 1   11:00-11:45 am  $190/$228  Shellie
 Ballet & Tap
 
Code: 110402-01 
 3-4 yrs  Tues  Jan 9-May 1   4:00-4:45 pm  $185/$222  Shellie
 Ballet & Tap
 
Code: 110402-02 
 5-6 yrs  Tues  Jan 9-May 1   4:45-5:45 pm  $201/$241  Shellie
 Ballet, Tap & Jazz 
 
Code: 110402-03
 7-9 yrs  Tues  Jan 9-May 1  5:45-7:00 pm  $211/$253  Shellie
 Advanced Dance I 
 
Code: 110402-04
 8-11 yrs  Tues  Jan 9-May 1  7:00-8:15 pm  $211/$253  Shellie
 Advanced Dance II
 
Code: 110402-05 
 10-13 yrs  Tues  Jan 9-May 1   7:00-8:30 pm  $227/$272  Shellie
 Baby Take a Bow
 
Code: 110402-06 
 3-4 yrs  Wed  Jan 10-May 2   11:15 am-Noon  $190/$228  Jackie
 Preschool Ballet & Tap 
 
Code: 110402-07
 3-5 yrs  Wed  Jan 10-May 2    12:15-1:00 pm  $190/$228  Jackie
 Disney Dance
 
Code: 110402-08 
 5-8 yrs  Thurs  Jan 11-May 3   5:00-5:45 pm  $190/$228  Katie
 Pom Squad
 
Code: 110402-11 
 6-9 yrs  Thurs  Jan 11-May 3   4:15-5:00 am  $190/$228  Katie
 Ballet & Tap
 Code: 110402-12 
 3-4 yrs  Sat  Jan 13-May 5   9:00-9:45 am  $190/$228  Jackie
 Ballet & Tap
 
Code: 110402-13 
 5-6 yrs  Sat  Jan 13-May 5   10:00-11:00 am  $201/$241  Jackie
 Ballet/Tap 2
 
Code: 110402-15 
 4-5 yrs  Sat  Jan 13-May 5  11:15 am-Noon  $190/$228  Jackie
 Hip Hop
 
Code: 110402-16
 5-8 yrs  Sat  Jan 13-May 5  12:15-1:15 pm  $201/$241  Kate 
 Hip Hop
 
Code: 110402-17
 9-13 yrs  Sat  Jan 13-May 5  1:15-2:15 pm   $201/$241  Kate 
 Ballroom Dance
 
Code: 110401-18
 16 & Up  Tues  Jan 23-Feb 13  7:45-9:00 pm  $60/$75  
 Spicy Salsa & Tango
 
Code: 110401-19
 16 & Up  Tues  May 1-May 22  7:45-9:00 pm  $60/$65  

 

Class Descriptions & Attire:

 

Ballet & Tap (Ages 3-4)
Combination class introducing ballet and tap. This class will focus on correct technique and terminology, address grace and poise, and review rhythm and style. Girls Attire: leotard, tights, tap shoes, ballet shoes, optional skirt or tutu.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Hip Hoppers (Ages 3-4)
This class will get your child moving with fun dance moves and music!  Students will learn basic hip hop skills and work on coordination and flexibility.  Girls Attire:  t-shirt, Loose shorts/pants or leggings, rubber soled sneakers with socks.  Boys Attire: T-shirt, loos pants or shorts, rubber soled sneakers with socks.

Ballet & Tap (Ages 3-4)
Combination class introducing ballet & tap.  This class will focus on correct technique and terminology, address grace and poise, and review rhythm and style.  Girls Attire: leotard, tights, tap shoes, ballet shoes, optional skirt & tutu.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Ballet & Tap (Ages 5-6)

Combination class progressing with ballet and tap. This class will teach more solid ballet technique, improve upon quicker tap steps, and introduce more complex choreography. Girls Attire: leotard, tights, tap shoes, ballet shoes, optional skirt or tutu.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Ballet, Tap, Jazz (Ages 7-9)
An upbeat class for newer dancers! Even if you've never danced before, you can experience all the fun, technique and style that this combination class has to offer. Learn intricate and appropriately challenging choreography as a class while working on individual goals. Girls Attire: leotard, tights, dance pants (capri length) or dance shorts, ballet shoes, tap shoes, jazz shoes.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, ballet shoes.

Advanced Dance I (Ages 8-10 Instructor Approval)
This dance class is for students 8 to 10 years of age who have at least 3 years prior experience in dance. Students will work on more complex ballet and jazz movement along with other important dance concepts. Girls Attire: leotard, tights, dance pants (capri length) or dance shorts, tap shoes, jazz shoes.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Advanced Dance II (Ages 10-13 Instructor Approval)
In this class your dancer will work on ballet and jazz techniques.  This includes barre work, center combinations, leaps and turns.  Advanced Dance II is geared for those who have taken at least 4 years of dance.  Girls Attire: leotard, tights, dance pants (capri length) or dance shorts, tap shoes, jazz shoes.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Baby Take a Bow (Ages 3-4)
Ballet/Tap designed for the beginning dancer.

Disney Princesses, Princes & Broadway Stars (Ages 5-8)
Come dance to the soundtracks from your favorite musicals.  We will get into character by intertwining basic elements of jazz and ballet with exaggerated gestures, props, and dress-up pieces.  Attire: Comfortable clothing and ballet shoes.

Itty Bitty Tutus & Tuxedos (Ages 2-3)
Introduce your child to dance in this fun class that explores basic dance concepts while moving creatively. Children learn how to be with others and get to dance their little hearts out at the same time!  Girls Attire: leotard, tights, ballet shoes, optional skirt or tutu.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Pom Squad (Ages 6-9)
Want to learn the moves you've seen at halftime at your favorite team's games?  In Pom Squad we will be covering basic elements of cheer and jazz dance used by poms teams.  We will work on strength and endurance while learning the arm positions, jumps, and kicks you've seen on the field and court.  Best of all, we get to use sparkly poms and dance to upbeat music.  Attire: Comfortable clothing, black jazz shoes.

Ballet/Tap 2 (Ages 4-5)
This class is designed for the returning dancer who has previously taken Ballet/Tap 3-4 and is ready to start layering technique once balance and posture has been achieved.  Girls Attire: leotard, tights, tap shoes, ballet shoes, optional skirt & tutu.  Boys Attire: black pants, white t-shirt, dance shoes.

Hip Hop (Ages 5-8)
Join us for our new exciting class where students will learn the fundamentals of basic hip hop.  We will explore musicality and rhythm through different hip hop styles and pieces of choreography.  Girls Attire: t-shirt, loose shorts/pants or leggings, rubber soled sneakers with socks.  Boys Attire: t-shirt, loose pants or shorts, runner soled sneakers with socks.

Hip Hop (Ages 9-13)
In this class students will work on diffeernt hip hop styles and will learn the art of freestyle.  Students will also learn about the history of hip hop and basic hip hop terminology.  Dancers will work on new pieces of choreography each week.  Girls Attire: t-shirt, loose shorts/pants or leggings, runner soled sneakers with socks.  Biys Attire: t-shirt, loose pants or shorts, rubber soled sneakers with socks.


SPIRNG DANCE RECITAL

  • Niles Park District annual spring dance recital is tentatively scheduled for Sunday May 6
  • Dance Recital participation is optional
  • Costumes are an extra fee of approximately $50.00
  • Information will be forthcoming
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