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2019-2020 General Information


Dance classes begin in September! Class start dates vary due to September holidays/school events. Please see individual class descriptions for specific information.

Class Rates:
30 minute class: $350/year
45 minute class: $430/year – Enjoy a $95 savings or *Petite Session begins in Oct $340
60 minute class: $495/year- Enjoy a $205 savings or *Petite Session begins in Oct $395
70 minute class: $595/year-Enjoy a $221 savings or *Petite Session begins in Oct $475
90 minute class: $675/year – Enjoy a $375 savings – BEST VALUE! or *Petite session begins in Oct $540
Solo Classes: $300
Duet Classes: $275
Triplet Classes: $250
Quartet Classes: $225
*Petite Session Classes: Most classes meet Full year.  See descriptions to see if your class has a petite session offered. 

Full Dance Year Session-29 classes: Pro-rate until the week of 10/21.
Petite Dance Year Session-23 classes: No pro-rating.  Space and class options limited.

Please note: Recital tickets and Recital DVD Video are not included in the class rate. Recital Tickets will be available for purchase in the spring. Recital DVD Video Production Fee: $40.00 per family. Due to instructor by December 10, 2019. All families receive one copy of the professionally recorded and edited Recital DVD and a link to download.

To help reduce fees, cash or check (payable to LPRD) is preferred. Credit cards are accepted and a 5-month automatic payment plan is available through the Parks and Recreation office (in person only, currently not available Online as Payment Plan Authorization Form must be completed) with a credit or debit card. Please note the following do not include payment plans: Father Daughter, Solos, Duets, Triplets, and Quartets.

Last day to withdraw from classes and receive a prorated refund for the remaining classes of the year minus a $25 withdrawal fee is Friday November 1, 2019. If you do not officially withdraw from classes with Parks and Recreation by this date, you will be charged in full for your class and costume fees.

Save the Dates
Family Watch Weeks-During these special weeks, our students will have the opportunity to perform and showcase their progress for family and friends inside the dance studios.
*December 9th-12th
*March 9th-12th
*May 4th-7th-Every dancer receives a Years of Dance Trophy

Photo Day Group 1 - Saturday March 28, 2020
Photo Day Group 2 - Saturday April 4, 2020
(Both Photo Days will be at the Community House, times & groups TBD)

Performance Ensemble, Ensemble & Pre-Ensemble Production Rehearsals
*Sat, March 28,2020-Community House-times TBD
*Sat, April 4, 2020-Community House-times TBD
*Wed, April 29, 2020-Longmeadow High School-3:45-5 pm

Dress Rehearsal –Longmeadow High School - Friday, May 8, 2020 at 4:30 pm 
Recital –Longmeadow High School - Saturday, May 9, 2020-Showtime 2:30 pm

Tentative No Class Dates (subject to change): 
Mondays: 11/11, 12/23, 12/30, 1/20, 2/17, 4/20
Tuesdays: 12/24, 12/31, 2/18, 3/3, 4/21

Thursdays: 10/31, 11/28, 12/26, 2/20, 4/23

Costume Deposits:

Sparkles, glitter and sequins galore!  Costume ordering is very exciting for instructors and students.  Your dancer will be measured and their costume(s) will be ordered this fall.  All costume deposits are due at the time of registration, as these fees are not included in the class rates.  Please see the class descriptions to determine how many routines your dancer’s class participates in.  Any remaining costume balances will be due by March 2020*.  Your dancer’s beautiful costume(s) arrive in the spring!

1 routine in the Recital = $25 costume deposit

2 routines in the Recital = $50 costume deposit

3 routines in the Recital = $75 costume deposit

4 routines in the Recital = $100 costume deposit

*Costume balances not paid in full by the due date may result in exclusion from the dance recital, at LPRD's discretion.