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To qualify for the Resident discount, you must live within the district boundaries.

Scholarship Information

To request financial assistance for Ridgeville programs, you can let us know when registering online or fill out a form in our office at 908 Seward St. Click here to download a form. 

Would you like to make a contribution towards the Ridgeville Foundation scholarship fund? Click HERE to help more youth and adults particpate in classes and camps at Ridgeville Park!
2018 Sampler Card

The 10-Class Sampler Card is an EXCELLENT option for those want to take advantage of what RPD has to offer, but whose busy schedules keep them from committing to a full class session. The Sampler Card is valid for one FULL YEAR from the purchase date and lets you try out as many different classes as you'd like! 

Fee: $120 ($25 discount for Seniors 60+)

Register online or in-person for your sampler card. Then, visit the office at 908 Seward St. to pick up your card and start enjoying your favorite classes! Questions? Email programs@ridgeville.org.

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Youth Classes 2018

  • Fall I Session: August 12 - October 6
  • Fall I Half-Session: September 9 - October 6
  • Fall II Session: October 14 - December 15
  • Winter Session: January 20 - March 16

 

To register for classes online, select the proper link below: 

Or Click Here to Download Registration Form if you wish to mail-in your registration with cash/check. You can also register in-person Monday-Friday, from 9am-5pm. 


Youth Tap

For Kids Age 3-8

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter

Day/Time: Monday 9:15-10am (age 3-5) CLOSED for Fall I 

                  Monday 5-5:45pm (age 4-6)

Instructor: Stephanie Kilper

Fee: RPD Resident $70 / Non-Resident $80

Intro to Tap sizzles with fun and energy! We will learn basic tap steps and terminology. This class with get your child moving through space and beginning to explore rhythm and coordination. *Children must be potty-trained to participate. 

 

Boys Bop

For Kids Age 2-5

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter CLOSED for Fall I 

Day/Time: Monday 11-11:30am

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fee: RPD Resident $65 / Non-Resident $75

Finally - a boys' only class! Toddler boys will explore and develop their mastery of movement. Basic locomotor and foundational movement skills including safely falling and getting up, jumping, acceleration/deceleration,balance and use of personal/shared space will be explored using creative play, creative movement and tumbling activities based on developmental movement principles. The goal of the class is to help boys embrace moving however they like to move safely and with consideration of others while gaining mastery of their bodies. Parents may be in the room for the first few classes but will be asked to transition out of the room. *Children must be potty-trained to participate. 

 

Ballet/Tap Combo

For Kids Age 5-8

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter CLOSED for Fall I 

Day/Time: Monday 5-6pm

Instructor: Stephanie Kilper

Fee: RPD Residents $75 / Non-Residents $85

The Ballet/Tap Combo class will begin with approximately 30 minutes of basic ballet technique and vocabulary, locomotor movement exploration and creative movement followed by approximately 30 minutes of basic tap technique and rhythm work. Dance games and combinations will stimulate self-expression and exploration while developing coordination and skills with music traditionally used with each dance style. Ballet and tap shoes are not required, but strongly recommended. This class will culminate with a studio performance for family and friends. 

 

Fairy Ballet 

For Kids Age 2-4

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter

Day/Time: Wednesday 9:30-10am (age 2-3)

                  Wednesday 4-4:30pm (age 3-4) CLOSED for Fall I 

                  Thursday 4-4:30pm (age 3-4)

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fee: RPD Resident $65 / Non-Resident $75

Fairy Ballet combines basic ballet technique with creative movement, imagination, and story exploration. This class will get your child moving through the space, feeling comfortable with his or her body, exploring creative impulses, and learning ballet preparation basics. This class will culminate with a studio performance for family and friends. *Children must be potty-trained to participate. 

 

Little Taps

For Kids Age 3-4

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter CLOSED for Fall I 

Day/Time: Wednesday 10-10:30am

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fee: RPD Residents $65 / Non-Residents $75

Does your child love to dance and express LOUDLY or with rhythm? Little Taps is the perfect class! Children will learn tap fundamentals while exploring creative movement, expression and rhythm games. Tap shoes are not required and are not provided through the part district. Children must be potty trained to participate. This class will culminate with a studio performance for family and friends. 

 

Unicorn Grooves

For Kids with Special Needs Age 3-6 & Caregivers

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter CLOSED for Fall I 

Day/Time: Wednesday 10:45-11:30am

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fee: RPD Residents $70 / Non-Residents $80

Unicorn Grooves is a therapeutic creative movement class designed for children with special needs that may require adaptations to class structure (i.e. quiet music or class rituals), emotional needs (i.e. use of transitional object during class or a caregiver), physical adaptations (i.e. adaptive device use or adaptation of movement), or facilitation (i.e. ability to communication nonverbally to children). The instructor is trained to assess and safely offer creative movement to children with a broad range of movement capabilities while promoting emotional and physical safety, creativity and spontaneity. Caregivers are encouraged to stay on site or in the studio. Questions about this class can be directed to the instructor, Laura Downey, at lmdowney@hotmail.com 

 

Intro to Ballet  

For Kids Age 5-6

Sessions: Fall I, Fall II & Winter CLOSED for Fall I 

Day/Time: Thursday 4:30-5:15pm

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fee: RPD Resident $70 / Non-Resident $80

Basic ballet movement, technique and vocabulary are explored in this class through creative movement, stories and dance games. Participants will learn basic ballet positions, fundamental movement, coordination and begin working at the ballet barre. This class will culminate with a studio performance for family and friends. Ballet shoes are not required though recommended. Dress up slippers are not permitted.

 

Ballet I

For Kids Age 7-10

Session: Fall I, Fall II & Winter

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:30-5:15pm

Instructor: Laura Downey

Fee: RPD Resident $70 /  Non-Resident $80

This class will explore the foundations of ballet technique for both boys and girls. Participants will build their strength and flexibility, develop their coordination, and learn the basic positions associated with successful ballet execution. This class will culminate with a studio performance at the end of the session. Ballet slippers, leotards and tights are required.

 

Brain EFfects at Oakton Elementary School 

For Kids Grade 3-5 at Oakton Elementary School, Room 105

Special Session: August 29-December 19

Day/Time: Wednesday 3:35-4:45pm

Instructor: Jacy Herman

Fee: $7/class or $60 for all 12!

Have you heard the term Executive Functions or “EF”? Wonder how it can help your child? EF skills allow us to be at our best by keeping us organized, helping us to plan and empowering us to overcome our challenges. This class will cover many topics including: using an assignment notebook for more than just writing homework, how and where to keep your things, what to do to be an excellent student who reaches their greatest capabilities and much more! Location of this class is TBD, will either be at Oakton Elementary School or Ridgeville Park

Note to Parents from Instructor, Jacy:

Dear Parents, Executive Functions (EF) are a set of skills that have been proven to impact our ability to be successful both socially and academically.  These skills include staying organized, planning ahead, and prioritizing among many others.  Giving your children direct instruction in these areas can help them to fulfill their potential by allowing them to express their abilities more effectively and efficiently.  Whether your children are excelling in life on their own, or if they are more successful with support, everyone has something to learn when it comes to EF.

 

Intro to Sewing

For Kids Grade 2-6

Session: Fall II

Day/Time: Saturday 12:30-1:30pm

Instructor: Courtney Lyons

Fee: RPD Residents $75 / Non-Residents $85

Join us to learn machine sewing and hand sewing in a fun and relaxed class. Students will complete several projects throughout the session while learning new skills and gaining creative confidence. All materials are provided. No experience necessary, all levels welcome