The Place to Swing Dance and Country Dance in the Chicago Area

Enjoy dancing to West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Hustle, Two Step, Double Two Step, Night Club Two Step, Waltz, Cha-Cha, & Polka

A friendly place to socialize, dance, & take lessons    Visitors welcome    Dancers of all levels welcome    Best hospitality in the Midwest

The Centre at North Park  ~ 10040 Addison Avenue  ~  Franklin Park, Illinois 60131

Latest News and Information

Last revised: June 13, 2018

     Extra!  Extra!  Hot off the presses...   

Two Champion Instructors for the price of one.  It's all happening at our Friday, June 15 Dance with Night-Club Lessons.
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June 2018 ~ Summary

Only Friday dance lessons in June (Wednesday lessons on Summer vacation).  Don M. teaching 2-step at the 1st dance and Eric Nava teaching Night-Club 2-Step at the 2nd dance.  Advanced Membership Renewals start in June.  And we look out to our event dates through September.


June 2018 Dance & Lesson Schedule 

Wednesday Lessons:

Wednesday Lessons start Summer Vacation
No Wednesday Lessons from June through August.  
See you in September.


 

Friday Dance #1:

Friday, June 1, 2018 
Tonight's Pre-Dance Lesson:
Two-Step with Don M.
Beg./Novice Lesson at 7:30 pm
Intermediate Lesson at 8:15 pm

Dance: 9:00 pm - Midnight
Ken Dillard is tonight's DJ

With our Wednesday lessons on summer vacation, and July and August our Friday lessons going on Summer vacation, June dances then become your last chance to be polished for your Summer dancing.

We start June off with the ever happy and always fun Don M. teaching Two-Step, a dance he has been doing since the dawn of the Country/Western dance explosion in the 80's here in Chicago.  In short, he knows what he is doing and knows how to teach it.  

Don M. Teaches Two-Step Tonight

 


 

Friday Dance #2:

Friday, June 15, 2018 
Tonight's Pre-Dance Lesson:
Night-Club Two-Step with Eric Nava and
his competition partner Brittney Valdez

Beginner/Novice Lesson at 7:30 pm
Intermediate Lesson at 8:15 pm

Dance: 9:00 pm - Midnight
Matt Cotherman is tonight's DJ

2018 UCWDC Division 1 World Champion Eric Nava is a familiar face at SNC having taught many times as teaching partner for Brittney Valdez and Rachel Mercedes.  A local studio dance instructor, Eric performs and competes at events throughout the country with his students and with his professional competition partner, Brittney Valdez.  

Tonight, Eric holds the reigns as the lead instructor for tonight's Night-Club Two-Step lesson.  You are going to love Eric's always-entertaining charm and playful style.

And to double your pleasure, joining Eric tonight, as his teaching companion, is his 2018 UCWDC championship winning competition partner Brittney Valdez.   

So get ready for much fun and learning tonight as this duo of both playful fun and elegant sophistication pair up to teach you a Night-Club Two-Step you will not forget.

Eric Nava Teaches
Night-Club Tonight

With Brittney Valdez

Download the flier for this dance and tell your friends

 


Advanced Membership Renewals Start June 15 at the Dance

Our new membership year starts September 1 and we are offering our current members the opportunity to renew their memberships in advance. You will help out the club by reducing the chaos in September, and in return will be rewarded with a special entrance that will take you past the others waiting in line to renew, sign waivers, pay fees, etc.  Advanced membership renewal starts at the above Friday, June 15 dance.  All the details of the Advanced Renewal program is in the flier you can download below.  (For currently active members only) 

 

Download the flier on the 2018 Advanced Membership Renewal 


Club Business

Next Board of Director Meetings:  (Members Only)

The next board of directors meeting is Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Hi-View Restaurant, 425 St. Charles Rd., Villa Park.  Members welcome to attend.  Feel free to arrive anytime after 6:45 PM.

 


Planning Guide for July 2018

Wednesday Lessons: Wednesday Lessons on Summer Vacation

Friday Dances: One dance only on July 20, 2018
We have only one Friday dance each month in July and August.  
This is a dance only (no lessons) with special Summer hours.
Open Dancing is the usual 3 hours but starts early at 8:00 PM.
Dancing closes at 11:00 PM

July 20 -  8:00 - 11:00 PM
Theme: "Picnic in the Park"
Bob Boyle will be tonight's DJ


Planning Guide for August  2018

Wednesday Lessons: Wednesday Lessons on Summer Vacation

Friday Dances: One dance only on August 3, 2018
We have only one Friday dance in August.  
This is a dance only (no lessons) with special Summer hours.
Open Dancing is the usual 3 hours but starts early at 8:00 PM.
Dancing closes at 11:00 PM

August 3 -  8:00 - 11:00 PM
Theme: "Ice Cream Social"
This is our annual Ice Cream Social Dance.
Free Ice Cream for all attendees.
Ken Dillard will be tonight's DJ

 

Also in August...

The Chicagoland Dance Festival - August 20-22

Swing 'n' Country is a proud sponsor of the Chicagoland Dance Festival with it's signature Friday Night Pizza Party. .  

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September  2018 Event Dates

Wednesday Lessons: September 5, 12, 19, & 26
Friday Dances: September 7 and 21
The September 21 dance will be our annual "Meet the Teachers" dance
All other details on lessons, instructors, etc. to come.

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Contact us by emailing the entire board of directors:
board@swingncountry.net