The Madera Parks and Community Services Department is offering a dance and cheer program at the John W. Wells Youth Center dance studio beginning Jan. 18. The class will be every Wednesday through March 14. The classes are divided into two age groups, ages 4 to 6 is from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. with the second for ages 7 to 12 from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.
Registration is being taken at the Youth Center, 701 E. Fifth Street throughMonday, Jan. 9. Class fee is $40 per child. Deadline for registering is Monday, Jan. 16.
During the class students will learn basic dance and cheer steps and routines. Participants will also have a chance to cheer during Youth League Basketball games held at the Youth Center Saturday mornings. For more information on this class and more call the Parks Department at 661-5495.