Dance Programs

Prospect Heights Park District offers many types of dance classes for your enjoyment & fun! Your young ones will learn creative movement, basic motor and coordination skills, classroom cooperation, awesome dance steps to rhythm and beats and the chance to make new friends in class as well! You’ll find dance classes for everyone from Ballet to Hip Hop and so much more! To view our current offerings, visit our Online Registration System & browse our Dance Programs…

Class Descriptions

Spring 2024 Dance Class Descriptions

Acro – Acro is a great way to improve strength, flexibility, balancing, tumbling and agility. Dancers will learn acro that can be incorporated into dance.  Jazz shoes or bare feet.

Ballet & Tap – This class offers a chance for young dancers to be introduced to creative movement and new friendships! Here we will learn room directions, basic motor and coordination skills, and classroom cooperation. Ballet & Tap shoes required.

Bollywood – Bollywood Dance is a fusion of Indian classical & folk dances that are performed to a high energy, upbeat Bollywood song and includes wearing bright & colorful costuming. This is a basic introduction to Bollywood Dance. 

Contemporary – Contemporary combines elements of jazz, lyrical, modern, and ballet in an expressive style of dance that explores the versatility of movement through exercises and improvisation. Required attire: leotard or tank top with dance shorts or leggings and bare feet. May use ballet or jazz shoes.

Hip Hop – High energy, contemporary routines using current moves and today’s hottest music. Dancers will be introduced to hip hop technique and movement. Jazz shoes required.

Jazz – Develop your jazz skills while working on coordination, flexibility and strength.  Come learn the rhythms, stylized movements, and choreography for this exciting form of dance set to upbeat music. Jazz shoes required.

Lyrical – Lyrical dance is a beautiful style of dance which blends the stylings of ballet, jazz and modern.  Warm-ups and barre work are designed to develop a dancer’s classical technique, while still maintaining a

Poms – Dancers will learn beginning pom fundamentals and a basic routine. This class is great for promoting coordination and self-esteem. Gym or jazz shoes required.

Tumbling Prince and Princess Ballet – This class is great for young dancers who are starting out and ready to learn the fundamentals of ballet. Basic tumbling skills are incorporated, such as a forward roll.


Busy with other activities or looking for a class that fit YOU? Pick a day & genre and let’s make it happen.  This newly created class can also be a solo, duet, trio or larger!  Grab a friend or 2 and LET’S DANCE!!  Please call Marci Glinski at 847-666-4875 for more details.

Winter Spring Dance Classes 

Winter Spring Dance Class Schedule

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