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.

For any lessons without a date range, please check directly with the club.


Sunday
Fox Valley Mixers
Instructor: Bobby Poyner
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 01/14/2023
We will follow current state and local health guidelines.
Contact: Chuck & Bobbi - 847.841.1006 - kcdbc@aol.com
North Shore Squares
Instructor: Dave Mischler
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 01/15/2023
Requirement: One-time proof of COVID vaccination and face masks
Contact: 847.308.0392
Monday
Downers Grove Square Thrus
Instructor: Bobby Poyner
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 01/22/2024
Contact: Diane at 630.747.9073
Tuesday
Glenview Squares
Instructor: James Cha
Level/Type: Social Square Dance (SSD)
Lessons start: 01/23/2024
Lessons end: 05/14/2024
A 17 week course divided into 2 sessions (9 weeks & 8 weeks)
Contact: Candace & Dennis: lessons@glenviewsquares.org/847-834-9126
Arlington Squares
Instructor: John Harden
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 02/06/2024
Lessons end: 05/21/2024
15 lessons for $120, No class 3/26
Contact: Pam Maloney 847-507-1181 or Linda Calzada 847-687-6374
arlingtonsquares.com
Wednesday
Glenview Squares
Instructor: Bruce Holmes
Level/Type: Plus Lessons
Lessons start: 09/06/2023
34-week course divided into 4 Sessions; Designed for those who can competently dance at the SSD (or equivalent) level and want to become Plus dancers. Requirements: Previous completion of a SSD (or equivalent) course
Contact: Candace & Dennis - lessons@glenviewsquares.org/847-834-9126
Thursday
Glenview Squares
Instructor: Candice Hansen
Level/Type: Social Square Dance (SSD)
Lessons start: 01/18/2024
Lessons end: 05/09/2024
17 Week course divided into 2 Sessions (9 weeks and 8 weeks)
Contact: Candace & Dennis - lessons@glenviewsquares.org/847-834-9126
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
Chi-Town Squares
Instructor: Sandie Bryant
Level/Type: SSD Lessons
Lessons start: 10/06/2022
Lessons end: 01/26/2023
Come Dance with us Winter/Spring 2023. Lessons restart in Fall 2023
Contact: Bob 773-339-6743, info@chitownsquares.com
North Shore Squares
Instructor: Kevin McDaniel
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 01/19/2023
Requirement: One-time proof of COVID vaccination and face masks
Contact: 312.515.3326
Friday
Naper Squares
Instructor: David Schmitz
Level/Type: SSD through Plus
Lessons start: 01/05/2024
Lessons end: 05/31/2024
FREE lessons. If you are new to Square Dancing and want to learn, JOIN US! If you are a current Square Dancer and want some refresher practice, JOIN US!! Training will be based on the skill level of attendees. Please contact Tom to see what Fridays will have teaching sessions.
Contact: Tom Gallager 630 465 6981 tommygnd60565@yahoo.com
Saturday
Arlington Squares
Instructor: John Harden
Level/Type: SSD
Lessons start: 02/10/2024
Lessons end: 06/01/2024
15 lessons for $120, No class 3/30 & 5/25
Registration options:
- by phone at 847 - 394 - 2848
- online at https://rectrac.phparks.org/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/SPLASH.html (CODE #306010-03)
- in person at the front desk
Contact: Pam Maloney 847-507-1181 or Linda Calzada 847-687-6374
arlingtonsquares.com
Glenview Squares
Instructor: Janes Cha, Candice Hansen, Bruce Holmes
Level/Type: SSD Booster
Lessons start: 01/27/2024
Lessons end: 03/16/2024
SSD Booster class is for dancers who have completed the SSD dance course and want to increase their success a in dancing full SSD at up-to-tempo.
Contact: Candace & Dennis - lessons@glenviewsquares.org/847-834-9126