2017 – 2018 DANCE SEASON

The 2017-2018 Dance Season (Fall/Winter/Spring Season) is 36 weeks in length. 

It is divided into four, 9-week tuition sessions and is also a time where we would add new classes. Once registered, the student is registered for the dance year. 

Times and Days of classes do not change unless cancelled or new classes are added to the schedule at the end of each session


Jo’s Footwork has four dance studios.  Studio I and Studio II are located on the 2nd floor of the Western Springs Recreation Center (1500 Walker Street).  Studio III is located on the 2nd floor and Studio IV is located in the lower level of the Grand Avenue Community Center, located at Chestnut and Grand Avenue (4200 Grand Avenue) in Western Springs.  The studio office is located at 1500 Walker Street, 2nd floor.  All registration is handled on-line or at the main studio office at 1500 Walker Street, 2nd floor.

Studio Locations:

Main Studio Office – 1500 Walker Street, 2nd Floor
Studio I and Studio II – 1500 Walker Street, 2nd Floor
Studio III and Studio IV – located at 4211 Grand Avenue, Western Springs,
Studio III on 2nd Floor; Studio IV in lower level.

QUESTIONS?  CALL (708) 246-6878.


All families must keep a current credit card on file and agree to be automatically billed prior to the beginning of each session. Tuition will be automatically charged to that credit card in advance of each Session.  Your permission will be given to Jo’s Footwork at the time of on-line registration or in person for such billing. Session I will be paid at the time of registration (on line or in person).  No convenience credit card fee will be charged for any tuition billing/recurring billing. Billing will occur as follows during the 2017-2018 year:

Session I – at the time of official registration – may be paid in person with check, cash, or credit card but the credit card needs to be on-file for future payments of Tuition and costume fees.

Session II - Monday, November 6, 2017 through January 28, 2018 *Automatic/Recurring billing date Thursday, 11/02/17. 
Costume Fee(s) to be charged December 1 – further information to come.

Session III - January 29, 2018 through Sunday, April 8 2017
*Automatic/Recurring billing date Thursday, 01/25/18

*Session IV - Monday, April 9, 2018 through Monday, June 11, 2018
*Automatic/Recurring billing date Thursday, 04/05/18



In order to avoid incorrect payment/charges, if your student is not continuing with a class at the end of a session, or there will be a change of class, you must email the Studio Office TEN DAYS prior to the end of class at JOSFOOTWORK@GMAIL.COM alerting the studio.  Failure to advise the studio in writing, and the subsequent charging, there will be a $25 administration fee charged.  ●There are no refunds, credits or transfers of any fees. Returned checks have a $30 fee.

Cut off Dates are as follows:

October 26, 2017; January 19, 2018; March 30, 2018




1500 Walker Street, 2nd Floor, Western Springs
Sat Jul 15, 2017    10:00am – 2:00pm
Sat Jul 29, 2017    10:00am – 2:00pm
Sun Jul 30, 2017  10:00am – 2:00pm
Fri Aug 11, 2017    12:00pm – 3:00pm
Sat Aug 12, 2017  12:00pm – 3:00pm
Thu Aug 17, 2017    5:00pm – 8:00pm
Fri Aug 18, 2017  10:00am – 12:00pm

These are the days to order/buy shoes, tights, leotards (SPECIFIC COLORS FOR BALLET).  Come to Open House, register for classes (if you haven’t done it on-line) and you get the chance to win your 2017/2018 year of classes (Sept to June) FREE! (a value of over$1800 – does not include company fees).    If you register on-line, you need to come to open house to submit your entry for the FREE classes. PLUS, come to open house and receive 10% discount on ALL new clothing and new shoes purchased.(Discount only available at Open House (7/15, 7/29,  7/30,  8/11, 8/12, 8/17, & 8/18)

 Attend one of our open house days, register for class(es) and you become eligible to win your classes free for the 2017-2018 (Sept-June) dance season

The Studio Opens for Classes Tuesday, September 5, 2017! Don’t delay!


Registration is on a “First Come ~ First Served” as registrations are received.  You can Register ON-LINE, by mail, or by personally delivering your registration to the front desk of the Western Springs Rec Center – 1500 Walker Street, Western Springs, or the Studio Office – 1500 Walker (2nd Floor).  Registrations accepted NOW. (You can also scan your completed registration form, include credit card info and email to josfootwork@gmail.com ) Make sure form is filled in completely, the WAIVER completed/signed, and a check made payable to Jo’s Footwork (or credit card info completed/signed) for the full amount of tuition & registration fee is attached. Registrations without full payment will NOT be accepted. Phone registration/requests will NOT be accepted.  If there is a question or a conflict with a desired class, day or time, please call the studio office at (708) 246-6878, OR email josfootwork@gmail.com and an alternate class will be suggested; new classes will be added to accommodate all students on waiting lists. An annual $25.00, non-refundable, family registration fee is required.  Only one fee is paid per family.  (Copy of Birth Certificate required for all Preschool/Twinkle/ and Kindergarten registrations.) Tuitions listed are for a 9-week session.  There are four 9-week (TUITION) sessions in the studio dance year for each student. Tuition is for an individual student!  Add the total individual class hours taken per week (not total family hours) and the corresponding tuition is the discounted amount due for that student per session.


If you would like to Register by mail, you will need to fill out the Registration Form completely.  Payment must accompany Registration Form or registration will not be accepted.  Make check payable to Jo’s Footwork Studio and mail to:


QUESTIONS?  Contact Us At:  (708) 246-6878 or josfootwork@gmail.com – Register today ~ class fill quickly!! Classes Begin Tuesday, September 5, 2017


QUESTIONS?  CONTACT US AT:  (708) 246-6878 or josfootwork@gmail.com –
Register today in person, via mail, or on-line!! Summer Dance Begin Monday, June 26, 2017