GEAR Fall Soccer

GEAR Fall Soccer is open to youth in the River Ridge school district who are currently in grades K thru 5th. Practices and games will be Sunday afternoons in September and October at the Hanover Park District field. These will be cancelled if there is heavy rain. Kids will need to bring their own shin guards and a water bottle. Soccer cleats are optional; tennis shoes are fine.

Cost of registration is $15 per child. Money is due with registration forms, and checks can be made payable to GEAR. Please return forms and money together in an envelope to River Ridge, ATTN: Elementary Office, Soccer. The registration deadline is September 1st. Late registrations will not be guaranteed a spot on the team. If you have questions, or if you would like to volunteer to help, contact Deb Boden at 773-677-9078, or via email at dshski@yahoo.com. All coaches will need to be approved by the GEAR Board via background checks.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORMS:  Fall Soccer 2017

Tentative schedule (subject to change):

Sunday afternoons at Hanover soccer fields
K-2nd: 2:00 to 3:00 PM
3rd-5th: 3:00 to 4:00 PM

Practices: September 10, 17, 24
Games: October 1, 15, 22

Please note: There is no game on October 8. October 29 might be used for a make-up game. Final details will be emailed to parents in early September. If you do not have access to email, please list on the registration form the best way to contact you. Thank you for supporting GEAR!

Sign-Ups for Spring Sports

Registration has begun for GEAR’s spring sports! Click below to print forms. Please return forms and checks (made out to GEAR) to Mr. Knauer at River Ridge by March 10. If you are registering your child for more than one sport, please send forms/checks in separate envelopes so we can stay organized. Let us know if you have any questions. Thank you for your continued support of GEAR!

Soccer forms:  spring-soccer-2017

Baseball & softball forms:  2017-baseball-softball

Fall Soccer Sign-Ups

GEAR Fall Soccer is open to youth in the River Ridge school district who are currently in grades K thru 5th. Practices and games will be Sunday afternoons in September and October. We try to always be at the Hanover Park District field, but if it rains, we can practice inside the gym at the Elizabeth Municipal Building. Kids will need to get their own shin guards if they don’t have a pair already. Soccer shoes (or tennis shoes) are fine for outdoors, but clean gym shoes will be required for any gym practices.

Cost of registration is $15 per child. Money is due with registration forms, and checks can be made payable to GEAR. Please return forms and money together in an envelope to River Ridge, ATTN: Mr. Knauer, Soccer. Registration deadline is August 29th. Late registrations will not be guaranteed a spot on the team.

Tentative schedule (subject to change):

Sunday afternoons at Hanover soccer fields

K-2nd: 2:00 to 3:00 PM
3rd-5th: 3:00 to 4:00 PM

Practices: September 11, 18, 25
Games: October 2, 16, 23
Please note: No game on October 9. October 30 might be used for a make-up game.

CLICK THE LINK TO PRINT OFF SOCCER FORMS:  Fall Soccer 2016

Summer Dance Camp

EDC Summer Dance Camp

(In conjunction with GEAR)

  • Held: May 25th- June 17th
  • Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Classes:
  • Tiny Tots: Ages 2 ½ – 5
      • Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00-10:45 AM
      • Description: This class will introduce a structured environment while allowing children to recognize their own individuality and body mobility, keeping students entertained while learning fun dance skills.
      • Cost: $40 for all four weeks
  • Beginner’s Lyrical: Ages 6-10
  • Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:45-11:30 AM
  • Description: This class gives students the opportunity to experience lyrical dance, which combines techniques and skills from ballet, jazz, and modern dance. Students will also explore how lyrical dance emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics to tell a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract.
  • Cost: $60 for all four weeks
  • Beginner’s Hip-Hop: Ages 6-10
  • Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
  • Description: This is a high energy class that infuses the latest style of hip-hop dance. Classes will encourage students to be confident and step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements.
  • Cost: $60 for all four weeks
  • Intermediate Lyrical: Ages 11-19
  • Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:15–1:00 PM
  • Description: This class is more advanced than beginner’s, but provides similar skills.
  • Cost: $60 for all four weeks

 

  • Intermediate Hip-Hop: Ages 11-19
  • Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:00-1:45 PM
  • Description: This class is more advanced than beginner’s, but provides similar skills.
  • Cost: $60 for all four weeks
  • PLEASE NOTE: For anyone wanting to take both lyrical and hip-hop, the total will be $100 instead of $120.
  • Specific Dates: May 25th, 27th, and 31st; June 1st, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 10th, 14th, 15th, and 17th
  • How to Register:
    • To sign up for any of these classes, you must print the registration form, fill it out, and mail it in. The registration form is below. Please bring payment on the first day of class. Liz Walker will be teaching the classes with the assistance of Lindsey Brinkmeier. Classes will be held at the Elizabeth Community Building (402 West St.).

      EDC Summer Dance Camp Registration Form

Latest Dance Info!

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To register your child for Diva Pop Star Dance Camp, please download, print, and send in these two pages: DIVA POP STAR Dance Camp reg form and liability

MORE Dance News!

Stockton Dance Center (SDC) is changing gears and has a new name, Elizabeth Dance Center (EDC), along with a new teacher, Liz Walker.

Elizabeth Dance Center at Elizabeth Community Building, Tuesday nights
Owner/Teacher, Liz Walker: 815-541-2974, elizabethw74@gmail.com
Offering Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, and Ballet

With classes about to wrap up this Spring, Fall Registration has begun. Sign your student(s) up sooner than later, as classes fill up quickly!

To register your child for Fall Dance classes, please download, print, and send in these forms: Fall Dance forms