East Grand Rapids Recreation Center

750 Lakeside Drive SE

East Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Register online here or by calling the East Grand Rapids Rec Department at Phone: 616-949-1750.

SPRING 2022  March 24th -  June 2nd
 

   Mondays - Irish Dance 1

    5:00 - 6:00 PM
    Off Dates: 4/4

    Instructor: Mary Brennan

   

   Thursdays - Irish Dance 1

   4:15 - 5:15 PM
   Off Dates: 4/7, 4/14

   Instructor: Zee Ni Bhraonain

   Thursdays - Irish Dance 2

   5:15 - 6:15 PM
   Off Dates: 4/7, 4/14

   Instructor: Zee Ni Bhraonain

 

For children with little or no prior dancing experience.  This is a great way for children to learn their first steps with a group of their peers, and see if Irish dancing is right for them.

 

This is a quarterly class offering with limited space.  A wait list is offered and we encourage dancers to sign up even if classes are full.

 

Please have your dancer wear comfortable clothes and ballet or jazz shoes.

Irish Dance 2 is offered for our continuing Irish dancers who have completed Irish Dance 1 and would like to continue trying out their steps.

 

*Must not be enrolled in another CLRG certified Irish dancing school.

SUMMER 2022  June 9th -  August 4th

   

   Thursdays - Irish Dance 1

   3 - 4 PM
   Off Dates: N/A

   Instructor: Mary Brennan & Penny O'Meara

   Thursdays - Irish Dance 2

   4 - 5 PM
   Off Dates: N/A

   Instructor: Mary Brennan & Penny O'Meara

 

For children with little or no prior dancing experience.  This is a great way for children to learn their first steps with a group of their peers, and see if Irish dancing is right for them.

 

This is a quarterly class offering with limited space.  A wait list is offered and we encourage dancers to sign up even if classes are full.

 

Please have your dancer wear comfortable clothes and ballet or jazz shoes.

Irish Dance 2 is offered for our continuing Irish dancers who have completed Irish Dance 1 and would like to continue trying out their steps.

 

*Must not be enrolled in another CLRG certified Irish dancing school.

FALL 2022 August 28th - December 12th

   

   Mondays - Irish Dance 1

   4:15 - 5:15 PM
   Off Dates: 10/31 & 11/28

   Instructor: Zee Ni Bhraonain & Penny O'Meara

This class offers entry-level instruction in Irish dancing. Classes are firmly structured to encourage concentration and understanding of the steps being taught. No prior dancer experience is needed. Our mission is to provide quality Irish dance instruction for boys and girls, while providing a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment that lends to developing well-rounded and confident dancers. Please have your dancer wear comfortable clothes and ballet or jazz shoes.

*Must not be enrolled in another CLRG certified Irish dancing school.

   Mondays - Irish Dance 2

   5:15 - 6:15 PM
   Off Dates: 10/31 & 11/28

   Instructor: Zee Ni Bhraonain & Penny O'Meara


For dancers who have successfully completed Irish dance 1 and are interested in continuing their Irish dance education. This class improves basic Irish dance technique and continues with introductory soft shoe instruction. Please have your dancer wear comfortable clothes and ballet or jazz shoes.


*Must not be enrolled in another CLRG certified Irish dancing school.

   Mondays - Irish Dance 3

   6:15 - 7:15 PM
   Off Dates: 10/31 & 11/28

   Instructor: Zee Ni Bhraonain & Penny O'Meara


For dancers who have successfully completed Irish Dance 1 and 2. In this class, dancers will continue to build technique and confidence in the various soft shoe dances and will begin receiving instruction in hard shoe choreography. Please have your dancer wear comfortable clothes and ballet, jazz shoes, or the instructor recommended brand of Irish dance ghillie(soft shoe). Hard shoes won't be needed initially, and instructor will provide information on how to purchase.

*Must not be enrolled in another CLRG certified Irish dancing school.

Scoil Rince Ní Bhraonáin