Georgetown Parks & Recreation

Music & Dance

Embrace your love of music and dance! Through our social dance classes, beginner and experienced dancers alike will continue to learn and improve, building skills needed to dance anytime, anywhere, with anyone.

Dance classes are offered year-round for youth and adults.

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

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Dance Lessons

Youth Ballroom Dance Lessons

Ballroom for Kids

Ages 7-12
$95 Resident/$119 Nonresident

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Youth Ballroom Dance Lessons are designed to build self-confidence, improve social skills, and increase physical coordination in children through learning traditional social dancing.

Ballroom for Kids will focus on the basic skills and development of social dance concepts. We will learn the Cha Cha, Swing and Waltz, dances that older children and teenagers need at school dances, family weddings and much more.
Participants should wear comfortable clothing they can move freely in and sneakers or socks. Bring a water bottle. * In order to keep the kids engaged and free from distractions, no spectators will be permitted in class.

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Adult Country Western Dance Lessons

Feet wearing cowboy boots while dancing

Ages 12+
$40 Resident/$50 Nonresident

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Each course will focus on a popular country western dance. Novices will learn new skills and gain self-confidence, while more experienced dancers will pick up new steps and polish their technique. No partner is necessary to register. Participants will rotate partners, with everyone learning to both lead and  follow. You will be able to dance anytime, anywhere, with anyone!

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Adult Ballroom Dance Lessons

Ages 12+
$40 Resident/$50 Nonresident

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Each course will focus on a popular ballroom or Latin dance. Novices will learn new skills and gain self-confidence, while more experienced dancers will pick up new steps and polish their technique. No partner is necessary to register. Participants will rotate partners, with everyone learning to both lead and follow. You will be able to dance anytime, anywhere, with anyone!

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Senior Adult Country Western Dance Lessons

Senior Adult Country Western Dancing

Ages 55+
Fees vary based on number of classes offered
$40 Resident/$50 Nonresident

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Each course will focus on a popular country western dance. Novices will learn new skills and gain self-confidence, while more experienced dancers will pick up new steps and polish their technique. No partner is necessary to register. Participants will rotate partners, with everyone learning to both lead and follow. You will be able to dance anytime, anywhere, with
anyone!

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Senior Adult Ballroom Dance Lessons

Senior couple dancing closely

Ages 55+
Fees vary based on number of classes offered
$40 Resident/$50 Nonresident

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Each course will focus on a popular ballroom or Latin dance. Novices will learn new skills and gain self-confidence, while more experienced dancers will pick up new steps and polish their technique. No partner is necessary to register. Participants will rotate partners, with everyone learning to both lead and follow. You will be able to dance anytime, anywhere, with anyone!

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Kinderdance Programs

 

Presented by Kinderdance Austin
512-468-7419
kinderdanceaustin.com

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

Kinderdance programs encourage children to love learning by associating it with things that come naturally – music, movement and dance. Program provided by Kinderdance Austin.

KinderTots

Ages 1.5-3
KinderTots is a creative movement-based class for toddlers that will focus on motor skill development, coordination, rhythm and basic dance skills. Only one parent/guardian per child, please. Participants should wear clothing they can move freely in, such as a t-shirt, shorts/leggings, etc. Ballet shoes are encouraged.

Kinderdance

Ages 3-5
Kinderdance is a beginning dance class, teaching the basics of ballet, tap and creative dance. We start at the beginning of ballet/tap technique and work our way up to new skills in each successive course. No parents/guardians or other spectators are permitted in the class, to encourage the dancers to focus on the lesson. Ballet shoes and tap shoes are required; dance attire (leotard & tights for girls / t-shirt & athletic pants for boys) is encouraged.

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DanceFit for Kids

Group of kids in coloring dance outfits posing with their hands on their hips and smiling

Ages 6-12
$70 Resident/$88 Nonresident

Program Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

DanceFit for Kids participants will enjoy dance-along instruction, step-by-step instruction, freestyle breakout sessions, games and more. In addition to improving coordination, rhythm, balance, and flexibility, kids will increase self-esteem, confidence, and social skills – all while having fun!

Participants are welcome to request their favorite songs and/or dance steps, which keeps the class engaging and allows maximum interaction and participation.

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Practice Dance Drop In Class

Dance class at the Georgetown Recreation Center

Ages 12+
Sundays, 2-3:30 p.m.

The Saturday afternoon Practice Dance is a no frills public dance providing a great way to practice your dance moves under the supervision of instructor Kerry Kelly. Participants will be able to dance on their own without instruction, while having the opportunity to ask Kerry for suggestions if needed.

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Private Dance Lessons

Couple slow dancing

All ages
$60 Resident/$75 Nonresident (per hour for 1 or 2 people)
5 lesson package – $300 Resident/$350 Nonresident

By appointment only – contact the instructor and set up a day/time to meet. Pay at the Recreation Center desk when you arrive for your first appointment.

Kerry Kelly
512-539-6544  kerry.kelly@gmail.com
Kerry Kelly teaches both group and private lessons in social partner-dancing at the Georgetown Recreation Center. With over ten years of teaching experience and innumerable miles under her suede-soled shoes, Kerry believes there is nothing in the world like social dance for the camaraderie, sheer fun, and benefits to the body, mind, and spirit.

Rachel Den Beste
737-667-0211   racheldenbeste@gmail.com
Rachel Den Beste has been dancing and competing in Ballroom dance for over 30 years now! She specializes in Latin Ballroom dance and loves teaching all ages. Rachel received a dance scholarship to Brigham Young University in 2000, danced on their top Touring team, and taught at the university for roughly 4 years. She has performed and competed all over the United States and in other parts of the world such as Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti!
Rachel currently teaches Ballroom Dance, Cycling and Barre classes at the Georgetown Recreation Center.