Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991

RKID Class Information and How to Join Us

Where and When

Generally, we meet at the Ridgeview Middle School, 16600 Raven Rock Road Gaithersburg MD 20878. Sometimes, we convene at Gaithersburg High School which is at 101 Education Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Check our calendar to be sure where to find us on a particular date. Class is held in the cafeteria in either location. We meet most Tuesdays from 7 pm - 9 pm. We're off most of the summer and resume in September. Our club contact can give you more information.



The Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers welcomes adults and children (aged 18 and up). Skill levels among our members range from total beginners to dancers with years of experience.

It's desirable to have:

But you do NOT need:

Cost per Person

  • $20 annual membership fee, covering each October through September of the following year, entitling you to enroll in classes and attend RKIDs events
  • $50 class tuition per Fall semester (September - December)
  • $50 class tuition per Winter/Spring semester (January - May)

Try a class for free! Print out this voucher and bring it along so you can try a class at no risk. Membership is not required for this one-time voucher use.

To enroll in a class, you must be a member whose dues are paid through the duration of the class. So to enroll in September for a Fall semester, you must also pay the membership fee for the following October - September time frame. Download our membership application form.

m e m b e r s h i p


As an annual member, you are entitled to, but don't have to, enroll in classes. Members also get these benefits:

  • Invitation for one year to all RKIDs' events
  • Participation in performances (with certain guidelines, such as, attendance at rehearsals, approval by performance organizers, etc.)
  • Attend annual meetings and vote for Directors and bylaw changes
  • Inclusion on club announcements email list
  • Run for a position on the Board of Directors
  • Right to attend Directors meetings

Membership fees are not prorated over the course of the year.