Register Your Kids for Ankeny Dance Classes by July 30
Learn the basics of dance in Toe Tappers or Twinkle Toes this summer. Both programs are for girls and boys three to five years of age; participants must be of the required age before the program begins.
Toe Tappers will teach basic tap footwork and rhythm. Music will be incorporated as your child performs large motor skill movements. Tap shoes are required. Classes are held on Mondays from August 13 through September 24. The three year old class is held from 5:30-6 p.m. and the four and five year old class is from 6:15-7 p.m. The registration deadline is July 30. This class is held at the Outdoor Education Center, located at 610 NE 36th Street.
Twinkle Toes teaches the basics of dance in a fun and exciting way combining stretching and simple ballet moves with music. Soft shoes or tennis shoes are required. Classes are held on Wednesdays from August 15 through September 19 at the Lakeside Center, located at 400 NW Lakeshore Drive. The session for three year olds is 30 minutes long and two times are offered; 5:15 p.m. or 6 p.m. The four and five year olds will meet for 45 minutes from 6:45–7:30 p.m. The registration deadline is July 30.
The registration fee for the three year old classes is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. The fee for the four and five year old classes is $30 for residents and $36 for non-residents. To register for either of these programs, stop by the Parks & Recreation Office at 210 South Ankeny Blvd or register online at www.ankenyiowa.gov.