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The below lesson information may be out of date because of covid.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
Proof of Covid vaccination and masks required
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
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
Glenview Squares
Instructor: James Cha
Level/Type: Social Square Dance
Lessons start: 09/06/2022
Requirements: One-time proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and adherence to local, state & CDC guidelines
Contact: 847-262-0000
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
Glenview Squares
Instructor: Bruce Holmes
Level/Type: Square Dance Plus
Lessons start: 09/21/2021
Prerequisite Social Square Dance (or equivalent) or Instructor approval; Requirements: One-time proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and adherence to local, state and CDC guidelines
Contact: 847-262-0000
Swing’n Sugar Squares
Instructor: Chuck Witt
Level/Type: Beginning square dancing
Lessons start: 01/04/2022
Contact: Darlene 708.846.5794
Arlington Squares
Instructor: Barry Johnson
Level/Type: Plus
Lessons start: 02/08/2022
Lessons end: 06/07/2022
$110 per person if paid in full or two installments of $60. Masks are not required but are highly recommended. No proof of vaccination required. Please bring your own beverage. Check arlintonsquares.com for current COVID-19 protocols.
Contact: Pam - 847.507.1181
info@arlingtonsquares.com
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
Happy Twirlers
Level/Type: Club 50
Lessons start: 09/08/2021
Lessons end: 12/16/2021
14 weeks(No class11/24), $ 79.00
Contact: Leslie 312.301.5654 or District 214 Register at 847-718-7700
McHenry BNB
Instructor: Bob Huckeby
Level/Type: Basic thru Mainstream
Lessons start: 01/05/2022
Lessons end: 05/25/2022
$50/person for 21 weeks
Contact: Wayne (847) 651-7056 or mchenrybnbsquaredance@gmail.com
Thursday
Arlington Squares
Instructor: Barry Johnson
Level/Type: SSD Workshop
Lessons start: 03/31/2022
Lessons end: 05/12/2022
$8 per guest. Please bring your own beverage. Check arlingtonsquares.com for current COVID-19 protocols.
Contact: info@arlingtonsquares.com
847.507.1181
Chi-Town Squares
Ebenezer Lutheran Church Community Center, 1650 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL
Mainstream workshop and dance, 7 PM
Contact: chitownsquares.org
NW Grand Squares
Instructor: John Harden
Level/Type: Club 50/Mainstream
Lessons start: 02/17/2022
Lessons end: 05/26/2022
Contact: Margaret Volpe
mtvolpe@att.net
907.434.1451 before April 1st.;
815.347.4542 after