After School Program

Celebrating our 17th year of After School Dance Pick Up in Polk County! WE OFFER COMPLIMENTARY PICKUP FROM LOCAL SCHOOLS!

Each day we provide the option for pick up at designated schools and transport the students to our facility for a two-hour dance class!



Lakeland Academy offers an exciting After School Dance Performing Arts Program!  Available to 5 yrs old and up for both boys and girls

In today’s world, parents realize more than ever how important it is for their children to develop the skills that give them confidence and deter them from mischief. A long day of sitting quietly at a school desk makes for restless kids.


  • Our After School Dance Program provides 2 hours of daily dance, dance-related games, and homework assistance!

  • No Experience Necessary

  • Both Boys and Girls Welcome!



Very Important to Remember!
(Anyone that stays after 6:00 PM must be enrolled in evening dance classes)
After School Members get a discount for enrolling in Evening Classes!

Fees are due on Monday of the current week
All Payments made after Monday will have a $10.00 per day late fee added
No Exceptions!!!

5 days a week: $60.00
A yearly school year fee of $25.00 is due every August.
After School students who desire more dance practice can
dance for half price in all classes offered after 6:00 p.m.

Daily Drop In’s are $25.00 per day
(Must call ahead for availability)

Family Discounts
A $10.00 discount per week is given to additional family members


We currently offer pick up at the following schools


(Enrollment is limited to space openings)

Blake Academy
Highland City Elementary
Highlands Grove Elementary
Kingsford Elementary
Lakeland Highlands Middle School
McKeel Academy of Technology
McKeel Central Academy
Medulla Elementary
Mulberry Middle School
Purcell Elementary
R Bruce Wagner Elementary
Resurrection Catholic School
Scott Lake Elementary
Sikes Elementary
South McKeel Academy
Southwest Elementary
Southwest Middle School
Spesard L. Holland Elementary
Union Academy
Valleyview Elementary School



Our Dance Program
The objective of the Program is to create a fun and safe experience every afternoon that encourages children to build good relationships while learning thru the Performing Arts!

The daily routine is punctual and organized.
Example: Arrival – Snack time – Dress for Class – Dance class- Dismissal

Students must be 5 years old for participation in our program.
Every child must have a current fall enrollment form completed on file prior to the first day.

No one will be permitted to attend without this information.
Registration Forms are online only.

Pick Up Policy
The pickup time is 6:00 pm sharp.

Anyone that stays after 6:00 pm must be enrolled in Evening Dance Classes (which is a separate program from our After School Program)