Lessons with Chicago-area clubs

Please see below for a list of ongoing lessons from different clubs, grouped by day of the week. Note that some clubs do not take students into lessons in the middle of a lesson series.

The below lesson information may be out of date because of covid. For any lessons without a date range, please check directly with the club.

For any changes to lesson information, please email Brian at squaredancechicago@hotmail.com, or if it’s urgent, call 773.701.3194.


Sunday
Chris Burdick
Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 S. Rush St., Roselle, IL (2-4 PM)
Instructor: Chris Burdick
Level/Type: Round
Contact: dupageflute@aol.com
630.202.3222
Fox Valley Mixers
Instructor: Howard & Anna Hoffman
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 09/11/2022
We will follow current state and local health guidelines. Masks are optional.
Contact: Chuck & Bobbi - 847.841.1006 - kcdbc@aol.com
Motivaters
Faith United Methodist Church, 432 59th St., Downers Grove, IL (6:30-8:30 PM)
Instructor: Bobby Poyner
Level/Type: Advanced
$80 per person for a 10 week session
Contact: 630.366.1008 or 815.210.9813, bobby-poyner@sbcglobal.net
Happy Twirlers
Level/Type: SSDS/Club 50
Lessons start: 11/30/-000
Check back for future lessons.
Contact: Leslie 312.301.5654 or District 214 Register at 847-718-7700
Chi-Town Squares
Instructor: Sandie Bryant
Level/Type: SSD Lessons
Lessons start: 10/06/2022
Lessons end: 01/26/2023
Contact: Bob 773-339-6743, info@chitownsquares.com
Monday
Downers Grove Square Thrus
Faith United Methodist Church, 432 59th St., Downers Grove, IL (7:30-9:30 PM)
Instructor: Bobby Poyner
$70 for first block of 10
Contact: Richard & Karen Rodzen at 630.759.2540
North Shore Squares
Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette, IL (7:30-9:30 PM)
Instructor: Candice Hansen
Level/Type: Club 50
Contact: 847.308.0392
Tuesday
Yellowrockers
Medinah Intermediate School, 7N330 Medinah Rd, Median, IL (7:30-9:30 PM)
Instructor: Bobby Poyner
Level/Type: Basic through plus
Contact: Bill/Andi Malfese 630.529.9869 amalfese@att.net
Swing’n Sugar Squares
Instructor: Chuck Witt
Level/Type: Beginning square dancing
Lessons start: 01/04/2022
Contact: Darlene 708.846.5794
Batavia BnB
Instructor: Howard Hoffman
Level/Type: Basic to Plus
Lessons start: 09/27/2022
Following all current CDC Covid guidelines
Contact: Mona 708-703-7656, Marilyn 847-697-1052, marilyn@applebey.com
Arlington Squares
Level/Type: Free introduction
Lessons start: 09/13/2022
Try square dancing for free. Take lessons ($112 for 14 weeks) on Tuesday evenings starting 9/20 or Saturdays 10am-noon starting 9/24
Contact: 847-306-9008
Arlington Squares
Level/Type: Free introduction
Lessons start: 09/13/2022
Try square dancing for free. Take lessons ($112 for 14 weeks) on Tuesday evenings starting 9/20 or Saturdays 10am-noon starting 9/24
Contact: 847-306-9008
Arlington Squares
Level/Type: SSD (Beginners’ square dance lessons)
Lessons start: 09/20/2022
$112 for 14-week session
Glenview Squares
Instructor: Bruce Holmes
Level/Type: Social Square Dance (SSD)
Lessons start: 09/06/2022
Lessons end: 01/17/2023
Requirement: One-time proof of COVID vaccination and face masks
Contact: Mike at 224-619-3162/mike.alts54@gmail.com OR lessons@glenviewsquares.org
Wednesday
Naper Squares
North Central College, Larrance Academic Center, Heininger Auditorium, 309 E School St., Naperville, IL (7-9 PM)
Contact: Linda 630.964.9467, LindaVee2015@gmail.com, Bill 630.336.1118
North Shore Squares
Instructor: Dave Mischler
Level/Type: Plus
Contact: 312.515.3326
McHenry BNB
Instructor: Christine Steffy
Level/Type: SSD thru Mainstream
Lessons start: 08/17/2022
Lessons end: 12/28/2022
$50/adult and $25/child under 17yrs for 18 weeks
Contact: Wayne (847) 651-7056 or mchenrybnbsquaredance@gmail.com
Thursday
Glenview Squares
Instructor: Candice Hansen
Level/Type: Social Square Dance
Lessons start: 09/08/2022
Lessons end: 01/19/2023
Requirement: One-time proof of COVID vaccination and face masks
Contact: Mike at 224-619-3162/mike.alts54@gmail.com OR lessons@glenviewsquares.org
NW Grand Squares
Instructor: John Harden
Level/Type: Club 50/Mainstream
Lessons start: 09/15/2022
Lessons end: 12/15/2022
Contact: Margaret Volpe
mtvolpe@att.net

815.347.4542
Glenview Squares
Instructor: James Cha
Level/Type: Plus Review
Lessons start: 09/08/2022
Lessons end: 11/03/2023
ZOOM & RESUME PLUS-Designed for dancers who have been away or those wanting a Plus review. Requirements: Previous completion of a Plus level course; One-time proof of COVID vaccination and masks.
Contact: Mike at 224-619-3162/mike.alts54@gmail.com OR lessons@glenviewsquares.org
Friday
Happy Twirlers
Instructor: Phil Rarick
Level/Type: Square Dance Lessons
Lessons start: 09/09/2022
1st session Sept.9 - October 28,2022 $60 resident. $70 non- resident per session. 2nd session Nov 4-2022-Jan 6,2023 (no class 11/25 or12/23)
Contact: Shiller Park Recreation Center 847-671-8580
Saturday
Arlington Squares
Level/Type: Free introduction
Lessons start: 09/17/2022
Try square dancing for free. Take lessons ($112 for 14 weeks) on Tuesday evenings starting 9/20 or Saturdays 10am-noon starting 9/24
Contact: 847-306-9008
Arlington Squares
Level/Type: Free introduction
Lessons start: 09/17/2022
Try square dancing for free. Take lessons ($112 for 14 weeks) on Tuesday evenings starting 9/20 or Saturdays 10am-noon starting 9/24
Contact: 847-306-9008
Arlington Squares
Level/Type: SSD (Beginners’ square dance lessons)
Lessons start: 09/24/2022
$112 for 14-week session
Contact: 847-306-9008