Dance Recital

Dance Recital is Saturday, May 6 at Wheaton Academy.

Recital dance classes run September-May and perform in the annual spring dance performance.

Registration will be accepted until December 1, 2017. 


Dance in the Recital

NEW! Forte Dance Company

The new and improved performance and ‭competition company is for dancers who enjoy Ballet, Jazz, or Hip Hop. We are now offering three ‭different companies. Dancers learn a variety of choreography with a focus on performance ability. ‭Dancers perform at local community events, the ‭holiday showcase, and spring dance recital. In ‭addition, all companies come together for a group ‭dance to be performed at the dance recital. At the ‭end of the season all companies participate in a ‭recreational competition.

Auditions for the hip hop company will take place August 28 at 7:oopm (code: 12461)

Auditions for the ballet/lyrical and Jazz companies will take place on August 30 at 7:30pm (code: 12462)

‭Jazz Company: 12137
‭Ages 10+ yrs
‭W • 7:15-8:45pm • Sep 13-May 23
‭Full: $375R / $395NR
‭Monthly: Approx $42R / $44NR

‭Ballet/Lyrical Company: 12136
‭Ages 10+ yrs
‭W • 6:15-7:45pm • Sep 13-May 23
‭Full: $375R / $395NR
‭Monthly: Approx $42R / $44NR

‭Hip Hop Company: 12138
‭Ages 8+ yrs
‭M • 7:00-8:15pm • Sep 11-May 21
‭Full: $315R / $335NR
‭Monthly: Approx $35R / $38NR

‭Ballet & Jazz Companies
‭Ages 10+ yrs
‭W • 6:15-8:45pm • Sep 13-May 23
‭Full: $550R / $570NR
‭Monthly: Approx $62R / $64NR

Join the Company

Seasonal Classes

The Park District offers seasonal classes, including tap, ballet, hip hop, poms dance team, and Irish dance. These classes do not perform in the annual spring dance performance.

Try Dance


Princess Ballerina Camp

Parents, send your little princess to our summer break ballerina camp to wrap up the summer! Dancers learn basic ballet, jazz, and creative movement. We’ll also make a special craft. Dress as your favorite princess on the last day. Location: Simkus Recreation Center.

Time: 11:30am-2:30pm

Date: July 31-August 2 Monday-Wednesday

Ages: 3-6yrs



Open Baton Twirling

Simkus gym is available for drop-in twirling. An adult over the age of 18 must be present during practice and a park district waiver must be signed. Save money and sign up for the entire session! Participants must sign in at the front desk upon arrival. Location: Simkus Recreation Center.

Wednesdays, Jan 4-Mar 29 – 3:30-5:30 PM

One Punch

$5 R / $7 NR

Five Punch

$20 R / $30 NR

Session (13 Weeks)
– Code 9661

$39 R / $59 NR

Adult Dance

We have dance classes for Adults too! Try country line dancing, salsa, ballroom or swing.

Just Dance