Irish Dance

Ages 4-12
Our “Intro to Irish Dance” program provides an energetic environment with inspiring instruction that helps children develop a love of Irish Dance, and the self-confidence to perform in front of an audience! Our dancers will learn a variety of Irish Dance basics like foot placement, balance, posture and step memorization while learning the traditional Irish Jig. They will learn a sense of timing and rhythm by practicing to traditional Irish music in class. Each class is designed to introduce students to the unique and exciting world of Irish Dance! Program attire consists of gym shoes or ballet shoes and gym shorts. Times subject to change based on enrollment.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR Skip Date
27185-A1  M 9/13-10/25 4:30-5:00pm $90/$95 10/11
27185-A2 M 11/1-12/13 4:30-5:00pm $90/$95 11/29
Location:     Sullivan School of Irish Dance Studio,
13923 E. Illinois Highway, New Lenox (Across from Tyler/Bentley Campus)


Galaxy Dancers

Grades Pre-K-8th Grade
LCC (Room 2) Entry D
From the graceful movement of Ballet to the quick beat of Jazz to the synchronized sounds of Tapping Toes, the New Lenox Community Park Districts “Galaxy Dancers” has it all! This is a progressive program open to both girls and boys. Dance shoes will be available for purchase from the instructor on the first day of class. Students will be divided according to age in the following classes. Class size is limited; so please register early.

Activity Dance Title Ages Time R/NR
Monday, Sept. 13-Dec. 13  Skip 10/11,11/22 & 12/6
28003-A1 Beginner Tap 4½-K 4:15-4:45pm $90/$95
28002-A1 Beginner Ballet 4½-K 4:45-5:15pm $90/$95
28005-A1 Experienced Ballet 1st-3rd Grade 5:20-5:50pm $90/$95
28006-A1 Experienced Tap 1st-3rd Grade 5:50-6:20pm $90/$95
28011-A1 Dance Squad 1st-3rd Grade 6:25pm-6:55pm $90/$95
Tuesday, Sept. 14-Dec. 14   Skip 10/12, 11/23 & 12/7
28012-A1 Hip Hop Jazz 3rd-4th Grade 5:30-6:15pm $133/$138
28013-A1 Hip Hop Jazz 5th-8th Grade 6:20-7:05pm $133/$138
Friday, Sept. 10-Dec. 17  •  Skip 9/17, 10/15, 11/26 & 12/10
28020-A1 Pre-Ballet 3½-4 3:45-4:15pm $90/$95
28022-A1 Beginner Ballet K-1st Grade 4:20-4:50pm $90/$95
28021-A1 Beginner Tap K-1st Grade 4:50-5:20pm $90/$95
28025-A1 Experienced Tap 4th-8th Grade 6:45-7:15pm $90/$95
28026-A1 Experienced Ballet 4th-8th Grade 7:15-8:00pm $133/$138
Pre-Ballet: An introduction to basic steps and positions. Students will learn a fun song and dance routine.
Ballet: An excellent background for all dance and sport activities. Poise and grace are enhanced through the technique and structure of a ballet class.
Tap: Shuffle in for a faster paced class; improve rhythm while enjoying this all-time favorite dance style.
Jazz: Fast action steps and new dance moves will be incorporated into a great routine to popular music. Move to the groove for a terrific workout.
Lyrical: A blend of Ballet and Jazz. The dancer uses movement and emotion to interpret the music.
Dance Squad: In this energetic class we will learn skills that the school dance teams use. Dancing with props, beginning jazz steps, formations, kicks and leaps will be introduced in the class.