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Class dates, times and instructors are subject to change. For more information about recreation programs and classes please call 480-358-3700.

Summer class registration begins May 1 for Residents; May 8 for Non-Residents.

Spring Classes still open through May. 

For more information about recreation programs and classes, please call 480-358-3700.

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8CD Tap Company   7-9 / 10-14 yrs
Auditions are required for this yearlong program and the student must have at least three years of rhythmic tap to participate. If your student is enrolled in Ruby Dance Class, they are already in this class. Tap shoes are required. Students take part in May recital. Check out the special "Kick off too 8* Count Dance Program on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
ActivStars: Cheerleading   4-15 yrs
Cheer leading classes feature fun and safety as students build skills preparing them for school tryouts! Students learn cheers, chants, jumps, pom-dance routines and age-appropriate stunts. Registration is on-site at the Library Recreation Annex on the first day of class, Tuesday 5/30. Enrollment period ends 6/13. For more information on fees and classes, please call (480) 603-3780. Instructor: ActivStars 
Ballet    5-8 / 9-13 yrs
Time in class will be spent learning ballet terms and technique. Ballet shoes recommended. Check out the special "Kick off to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Hip Hop    5-13 yrs
In this fun, high-energy class, students learn basic to intermediate hip hop moves. Tennis shoes are recommended. Check out the special "Kick off to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance
High School Dance  13-18 yrs
This class is for the high school student who is serious about dance or would like to get back into dance. This class is not for the student without experience in dance. Students will improve dance technique and strength. Styles of dance will be taught are Ballet, Jazz and Modern. This is a year long program and meets twice a week. Instructor: 8*Count Dance
Jr. Cheer  9-13 yrs
In this fun, high-energy class, students learn cheer leading basics such as arm movements, jumps, cheers, stunts. If student has been in past session and has bow and briefs, no supply fee needs to be paid. Uniforms are OPTIONAL to purchase for $50. Uniforms are provided for students who don’t own one. Class perform at various events in Queen Creek including the May recital and basketball halftime games. Tennis Shoes are recommended. Check out the special "Kick off to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Jr. Tumbling   9-13 yrs
Students learn tumbling moves such as straddle rolls, cartwheels, round-offs, handstands, back bends and much more! Benefits include improved balance, coordination, flexibility and concentration. The teacher will evaluate students on the first day of class and ask student to move to a different class if necessary. Check out the special "Kick off to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance
Jump Rope for Beginners  7-13 yrs
This class is open to boys and girls that have a year or less of jump rope experience. Students learn basic jumping and turning tricks with single rope, partner and long rope. Jumpers need to come with a water bottle and wear tennis shoes. Students get to keep their jump rope and participate in the May recital. Check out the special "Kick of to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Jump Rope for Returners  7-13 yrs
This class is open to boys and girls that have three years or more of jump rope experience. Students learn intermediate jumping and turning tricks with single rope, partner and long rope. Jumpers need to come with a water bottle and wear tennis shoes. Students get to keep their jump rope and participate in the May recital at Williams Field High School. Check out the special "Kick of to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Kinder Tumblers  4-6 yrs
This class is perfect for children with little or no tumbling experience. Goals in class are building strength, front rolls, cartwheels, and bridges.Check out the special "Kick of to 8* Count Dance Program" on 5/25 and 8/17 to sample all the classes. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Kick off to 8* Count Dance Program 
Are you currently enrolled in the upcoming session with 8* Count Dance? Are you interested in trying a class before committing to enrollment? You are welcome to stop by and visit the dance room to get all the information needed for class. Supply Fees can be paid on this day and new and current students can sign up for sample classes. For each sample class a student takes, their name will be entered in a drawing for $50 credit towards their 8*Count Dance Program fees.  
Thursday, May 25

4-9 p.m. 

Thursday, August 17

4- 9 p.m.

Mini Cheer  5-8 yrs
In this fun, high-energy class, students learn cheerleading basics such as arm movements, jumps, cheers and stunts. If student has been in past session and has bow and briefs, no supply fee needs to be paid. Uniforms are OPTIONAL to purchase for $50. Uniforms are provided for students who don’t own one. Tennis shoes are recommended. Class will perform at various events in Queen Creek including the May recital and basketball halftime games. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Mini Tumblers   6-8 yrs
This is for the student with a year or less of tumbling. Goals in class are building strength, round off, backbends & handstands. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Parent/Tot Twinkle Babies   2-3 yrs
This class is perfect for the little student who is not ready to leave their parent's side. The class is the same structure as the Twinkle Babies Dance Class. Students experience tap and creative movement. Tap and ballet shoes recommended for the little dancer. Parents are encouraged to participate. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Pre-K Twinkle Stars  5-6 yrs
An age specific 45-minute class containing ballet, tap and jazz/creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a “pile” is and how to demonstrate one. The use of props such as hula hoops for the “freeze dance” makes the end of class the most fun! Tap & ballet shoes recommended. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Preshool Twinkle Stars  3-4 yrs
An age specific 45-minute class containing ballet, tap and jazz/creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a “plie” is and how to demonstrate one. The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. The use of hula hoops for the “freeze dance” makes the end of class the most fun! Tap & Ballet shoes recommended. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Ruby Dance Company  7-9/10-14 yrs
This class is for the student who is serious about dance. This class is not for the student without experience in dance. Students will improve dance technique and strength. Styles of dance will be taught are jazz and tap. This is a year-long program and meets twice a week Students will be required to take a ballet and tumbling class to be in company. Parents will need to register in person and required class enrollment will be discounted. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 
Tap/Jazz  5-8 / 9-13 yrs
This class is perfect for the dancer who has taken at least a year or more of consistent dance. Students continue to master Al Gilbert Grade 2 tap and jazz programs. Tap and jazz shoes recommended. Instructor:  8*Count Dance
Twinkle Babies  2-3 yrs
A 30-minute introductory dance class containing ballet, tap and creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little guys inspired to dance. The use of props such as twinkle bears and hula hoops enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and most of all have fun! Tap and ballet shoes recommended. Instructor: 8*Count Dance 

Refund Policy

  • Refunds will be given to cancellations received before the end of the registration period. Please expect 4-6 weeks to receive your refund.
  • Failure to attend a program or 'no shows' will not be granted a refund.
  • Requests for refunds must be given in writing.
  • All Convenience Fees paid for online transactions are non-refundable.  
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