Elementary & Middle School Dance: Welcome
For the tenth year in a row Holland Township Recreation is proud to once again team up with the West Ottawa High School Dance program in offering competitive Elementary & Middle Dance for the 2017-2018 school year. The Elementary School Dance program is open to individuals in grades 1st - 5th, and the Middle School Dance program is open to individuals in grades 6th - 8th.
In these programs participants will learn dance technique and choreography in the same style as the West Ottawa High School Competitive Dance teams. Teams will learn a jazz & hip-hop routine as well as a couple of other fun dances. They will also perform & compete at various events including dance invitationals, a select number of middle school and high school basketball games, as well as march in the Parade of Lights during the holidays in Downtown Holland.
We will have a Parent & Participant Informational meeting on Tuesday, October 10th, beginning at 6:30pm at Macatawa Bay Middle School in the cafeteria where we will review the upcoming season.
Lower Elementary School Team (1st & 2nd grade AND first year dancer 3rd graders) practices will be on Monday's and Wednesday's from 6:30pm - 8:00pm beginning October 11th at Macatawa Bay Middle School. Upper Elementary School Team (experienced 3rd grader, 4th & 5th grade dancers) practices will be on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 6:30pm to 8:00pm beginning October 12th at Macatawa Bay Middle School. Middle School Dance Team (6th, 7th & 8th grade) practices will be on Monday's and Wednesday's from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Macatawa Bay Middle School. The fee is $150.00 and includes uniforms, shoes, and entry fees. For more information call Holland Township Recreation at 616-395-0178.
Friday, September 29
Holly Baur will be our Head Coach for the Middle School team. Holly has been a part of this program in some capacity for the last few years including helping out while she was dancing for the West Ottawa Varsity Dance team just a few short years ago. She has a passion for this program and will continue to help make the Middle School Dance team one of the best programs we offer
We are also very excited to announce that we have some great elementary coaches returning for the 2017-18 Elementary dance season. Elyssa Yenglin & Eve Brenner are back to lead our elementary school dance team this season. These individuals were members of some of our first dance teams when we initially started the program and also helped out while they were student/athletes at West Ottawa HS. We could not be happier to have these two incredible ladies helping to lead this program, once agin
Monday, September 18
Parents and participants are invited to a meeting at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 10th, at the Macatawa Bay Middle School in the cafeteria. This meeting will feature introductions of our 2017-2018 coaches, informational handouts, and discussion of the upcoming season. For more information please call the HCT Recreation office
Monday, September 18
Holland Township Recreation is currently seeking sponsors for our Elementary & Middle School Dances teams for this upcoming 2017-2018 dance season. For those that may be interested or know someone that might be interested, please click on the "Handouts/Forms" tab to the left of this page and find the Sponsorship Packet. Please contact Holland Township Recreation with any questions or comments.