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: July 5, 2018

July 2018

In this edition: Picnic in the Park Dance, Chicagoland Dance Festival Early-Bird reminder, and Advanced Member Renewals.  Plus, looking ahead to your new season that starts in September.  


July 2018 Dance & Lesson Schedule 

Wednesday & Friday Lessons:

Wednesday Lessons continue Summer Vacation
No Wednesday Lessons from June through August
Friday Lessons start Summer Vacation
No Friday Lessons in July and August
See you in September where all lessons start up again


 

July's Friday Dance: Special Summer Hours
Dance Only, No Lesson - Starting 1 hour earlier than usual

July 20, 2018 ~ 8:00 pm
Dance only tonight (no lessons)
Dance: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm with 
Bob Boyle as tonight's DJ
Tonight's Theme:  
Beat the Heat ~ Picnic in the Park

Get out of the heat and dance!  We plan to have the AC on high, the fans blowing, and plenty of water to keep you hydrated, and Bob will be spinning some really cool music.

Feel free to wear comfortable picnic clothes, such as shorts.  And for the "Picnic in the Park" theme, enjoy picnic style food that will be featured on our hospitality table.  There will be mini-corndogs, sliders, cheeseburger sliders, picnic sides, and more.  Yum! 

Cool, Dance, Delicious!

Plus, Advanced Membership Renewals continue tonight.  Current 2017-2018 members, get a jump on renewing your membership for 2018-2019 by renewing early.  Details further below.


 

 

 


Don't miss this important date & time:

Sunday, July 15, 11:59 PM

Early-Bird Pricing Deadline for the

Chicagoland Dance Festival

Swing 'n' Country is a proud sponsor of the Chicagoland Dance Festival with it's signature Friday Night Pizza Party.  July 15 is the final day to take advantage of the early-bird discounts available. Visit their web site for more info, to download forms, and register online.

Click image above to visit their web site

Visit the Chicagoland Web Site or use either of the
following courtesy quick links to start your registration

Go to the Chicagoland Dance Festival 2018 Online Registration
Download the Chicagoland Dance Festival 2018 Registration Form

Your paper registration by mail must be post-marked by July 15 and the early-bird price via online registration disappears after 11:59 PM on July 15.

+++ PLUS +++

Swing 'n' Country members, get a $10 discount off the price of either of the two Adult Weekend Passes (Regular or Max-Pass) compliments of Chicagoland directors and our friends, Jennifer & Randy Jeffries.

If you register online, there is a place to enter the appropriate promo codes.  For the Max Pass use code "SNC18" and for the regular Weekend Pass use code "SNC2018" when you get ready to check out. If you register with a printed form, just write the appropriate code on the form and deduct $10.  This discount is redeemable by current/active 2017-2018 Swing 'n' Country members only.  Swing 'n' Country is proud to be the only Chicago dance club whose members are getting this special discount.  Thanks, Jennifer and Randy!  

This means, for you SNC members, that your total savings
will be $25 on the Max-Pass and $24 on the Weekend Pass
by registering early

Are you on our Happenings News Letter? If so, look for newsletters with personal messages from Jennifer and Randy to their Swing 'n' Country Dance Family with a few more tidbits of info, details, and how you can even help at Chicagoland.


Advanced Membership Renewals Continue

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 continues at the above Friday, July 20 dance.  All the details of the Advanced Renewal program is in the flier you can download below.  
Advanced renewal is 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, July 30, 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 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 17-19

Swing 'n' Country is a proud sponsor of the Chicagoland Dance Festival with it's signature Friday Night Pizza Party.  August 17 - 19.  Registration is now open.  Visit their web site for more info, to download forms, and register online.

Click image above to visit their web site

Swing 'n' Country members, get a $10 discount off the price of either of the two Adult Weekend Passes (Regular or Max-Pass) compliments of Chicagoland directors and our friends, Jennifer & Randy Jeffries.

If you register online, there is a place to enter the appropriate promo codes.  For the Max Pass use code "SNC18" and for the regular Weekend Pass use code "SNC2018" when you get ready to check out. If you register with a printed form, just write the appropriate code on the form and deduct $10.  This discount is redeemable by current/active 2017-2018 Swing 'n' Country members only.  Swing 'n' Country is proud to be the only Chicago dance club whose members are getting this special discount.  Membership has its privileges. 
Thanks, Jennifer and Randy!  occurrence

Visit the Chicagoland Web Site or use either of the
following courtesy quick links to start your registration

Go to the Chicagoland Dance Festival 2018 Online Registration
Download the Chicagoland Dance Festival 2018 Registration Form

 


September  2018 Event Dates

Wednesday Lessons: September 5, 12, 19, & 26
Two-Step with Don. M.

Friday Dances: September 7 and 21

September 7 -  
Lesson: Two-Step with Don M.
April Prince will be tonight's DJ
Theme: To Be Announced

September 21 -  
Lesson: - Lesson & Instructor To Be Announced
Matt Cotherman will be tonight's DJ
This is our annual "Meet the Teachers" dance

Stay tuned ... 
Something special coming in September and to be announced soon


 

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