Dance Classes

What is Synergy?

Synergy Competitive Dance, Pom and Cheer competes in the Illinois Park District Drill Conference Team Division. This is a great opportunity for your child to become a part of a team that will build his/her self-esteem and encourage him/her to be confident and outgoing. This is an 8-month commitment.

The Competitive Team provides members with a unique opportunity to study, explore, and perform dance, pom, and cheer at a higher level of expectation. This gives the more disciplined performer a way to study at studio-quality level of instruction.

Synergy Team 2020-21 season runs from October 2020 through May 2021. Members are required to be enrolled for the entire season. Payments are made in 2 installments September & December. Synergy Park District Team competes from January to April in the Illinois Park District Drill Conference.

Competition Teams participate in all recitals and are required to purchase the $30 recital costume at time of registration for each $150 payment fee. Payment including costume is $180 in September and December.

Synergy Competition Dance, Pom, and Cheer Team Information

Try-Out Information

Register for tryouts in your choice genre group. There will be a $5.00 nonrefundable tryout fee. Performers may be moved up or down based on age averages and skill of the performer (i.e. if your performer is 9 years old, tryout with the juniors, but if selected, may perform with the minis). Tryouts will be held at the Joliet Park District Kathy Green Multi-Purpose Center Gym. Participants will be broken up into age levels upon arrival. Tryouts will consist evaluating the following Motions, Dance, Tumbling, and Jumps. The instructors will determine, based on skills, which age level (Mini, Junior, Senior) the child will perform at and which style they will perform. Child may perform in more than one category; if they are interested. If your child refuses to try-out, competition may not be suited for that child. There are no makeups for tryouts. You will be contacted via email within 1 week about individual results. Child may perform in more than one category. For more information contact Karen at 815-741-7275, ext 129.

Dance/Pom/Cheer Competition Try-Outs
Ages 4-14 years
Location: Joliet Park District

Date Day Time Division
Sept 24 TH 5-5:45 PM Dance
Sept 24 TH 6-6:45 PM Pom
Sept 24 TH 7-7:45 PM Cheer

For more information, contact Karen Cooper at 815-741-7275 x129.

Synergy Competitive Dance, Pom, and Cheer Team Information

Dance, Pom and Cheer Teams will practice at the Joliet Park District Kathy Green Multi-Purpose Center on Thursday Nights. All competitions are on Saturdays or Sundays. A schedule for all classes will be handed out at the first class. Competition schedules will be handed out as soon as dates and times are confirmed.

Costs includes…
• 28 weeks of classes: October 2020-May 2021
• Competition Costume or Cheer Uniform
• Competition entry fees

Purchase of a team warm-up, leotard, and shoes are required by participant. Returning team members: if you qualify for the team, you may use your warm up jacket from previous year. Keep in mind, no one is guaranteed a spot on the Synergy Dance, Pom, & Cheer team even if the individual competed the previous year.

Synergy Competitive Scheduled Practice Times 2020-2021
Division Day Date Time Age Location
Dance TH October-May 5:30-6:15 PM 4-8 years  JPDMPC
Dance TH October-May 6:30-7:30 PM 8-14 years  JPDMPC
Pom TH October-May 4:30-5:15 PM 4-14 years  JPDMPC
Cheer TH October-May 7:15-8 PM 4-14 years JPDMPC


Private & Team Lessons

Dance, Cheer, Pom, Tumbling & Technical Focus

Are you looking for a class to help you reach the next level? Want to improve on your flexibility and learn new tricks? This program will help you focus on your technique on all the skills you perform, as well as increasing your body flexibility. You will also have the opportunity to learn new skills that can be unique and creative. Practice and improve skills needed to make a school cheer or pom team. Call 815-741-7275 ext. 173 email sunshine and to schedule a private or group lesson. Please be sure to include child’s name, age, skills needing work along with any other members if doing a group lesson. Sign up for three one-hour sessions at one time for a discounted rate! All fees are listed per child. Individual and group lessons are limited based on experienced staff availability and facility space, and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

Individual/Group Fee/ResDisc # of Lessons Location
Individual $30/$25 1 Joliet Park District
Individual $80/$65 3 Joliet Park District
Group (per person) $23/$18 1 Joliet Park District
Group (per person) $60/$48 3 Joliet Park District
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