Program RegistrationPark Facilities SearchWeather Related  Cancellations and Closures

Dance Programs


Dance Academy Dress Code
Click here to view the dress code

Dance Academy 2016 Recital
Location: Naperville North High School
Rehearsal: Friday, May 20, 2016
Recital: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Recital Information
Parent Letter
Dress Rehearsal Schedule Show #1 - 1:30 p.m.
Dress Rehearsal Schedule Show #2 - 5:00 p.m.
Performance Line-Up 1:30 p.m.
Performance Line-Up 5:00 p.m.
Performance Hair-Makeup-Tights-Shoes 1:30 p.m.
Performance Hair-Makeup-Tights-Shoes 5:00 p.m.
Flower Order Form

Masterview DVD Order Form
Shoes and Tights Recommendations
Spring Dance Recital Advertising Form
Volunteer Form

Recital Music
1:30 p.m. Performance
5:00 p.m. Performance

Dance Academy Newsletters
October 2015

About Élan
This pre-professional, regional company provides an entry point into the world of dance performance, helping its members gain comprehensive knowledge of what it means to be part of a dance company. Participating in the Élan Dance Company can serve as a foundation to apply for dance scholarships to assist with attending college or create opportunities to continue into a professional dance career. The Company performs various genres of dance across the community and beyond. The Élan Dance Company has performed at Ribfest, Chicago's Millennium Park and other venues. The Élan Dance Company consists of three levels: Junior Company (ages 9-12), Senior Company (ages 12-18) and the Apprentice Company.

Auditions were held in May 2015 for the 2015-2016 season.

If you are interested in auditioning or would like more information, please contact Chesney Murphy, Élan Artistic Director, at 630-848-3618 or via email at .

This program is partially funded by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.


Meet our Dance Instructors
Click thumbnails below to read their bios
Naperville Park District Dance Academy and Élan Dance Company
Dance Program: Ballet Basics
Freestyle Dancing to the song "Let It Go"

search online registration system

Upcoming Registration Dates
Jul 8, 2016 - 8:30am
Resident Registration - Autumn Programs
Aug 11, 2016 - 8:30am
Nonresident Registration - Autumn Programs

Important Information
First-Time Registrants
Individuals wanting to register online for Naperville Park District programs must first establish an account with us. In order to be eligible for the resident fee, proof of residency within the Naperville Park District is required by submitting one of the following documents: driver's license, preprinted personal check or City of Naperville utility bill.

To register, fill out the online registration form. You also can submit your proof of residency by emailing it to, by fax at 630-848-5001 or at Naperville Park District's Administration Building, the 95th Street Center or the Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center.

We will set up your account and issue you a "Barcode and PIN," then you will be free to register through RecEnroll, our online registration system. Call 630-848-5000 or go to to set up your account today.


About Us
Board Meetings
Board of Commissioners
Community Events Sign Application
Go Virtual (Opt-Out)
Master Plan
Park Police
Scholarship Application
Support Us
Program Offerings
Active Adults & Seniors
Early Childhood
Fitness & Wellness
General Interest
Nature Programs
Planning & Development
Bid Results
Capital Projects
Open Bids
Request A Project
Parks & Facilities
Centennial Beach
Facility Rentals
General Information
Green Initiatives
Naperville Riverwalk
Parking Permits
Park & Facilities Search
West Nile Virus
WNV Status in Parks

Latest Park Talk Blog

b2ap3_thumbnail_Marge chair 1 -web.jpg
Honoring Marge Wehrli Walsh: Centennial Beach’s First Female Lifeguard
Marge Wehrli Walsh, the first female Centennial Beach lifeguard, just turned 95, and was honored on May 12 by the Naperville Park ...


Corporate Sponsors
View our partners
Advertise with us
    Our Mission
To provide recreation and park experiences that enrich the quality of life for our community.
  Our Vision
To be a national leader in parks and recreation providing and promoting high quality experiences and facilities at a great value to our community.
  Core Values
Health and Wellness, Environmental Education, Stewardship and Sustainability, Community Enrichment, Public Safety, Accessibility, Personal Growth and Enrichment
        320 W. Jackson Ave. Naperville, IL 60540 | (630) 848-5000
© 2016 Naperville Park District