Milwaukee Recreation
Press Release

Milwaukee Recreation is Ready to Dance

17th annual Daddy/Daughter Dance is set for Feb. 15th.

By - Jan 21st, 2020 03:02 pm

Milwaukee Recreation has partnered with the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative and the Social Development Commission (SDC) to host the annual Daddy/Daughter Dance at North Division Community Center, 1011 W. Center St., on Saturday, February 15 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The night will include dancing, food, gifts, and a live DJ. Fathers and daughters of all ages are welcome to attend.

“We are so proud of how this event has grown over the years and what it has done to strengthen relationships between fathers and their daughters,” says Lynn A. Greb, Milwaukee Recreation’s senior director. “Celebrating the 17th anniversary of the Daddy Daughter Dance is a testament to the value events like this hold in our community. We also encourage grandfathers, uncles, and other adult males who are father figures to sign up with the special little ladies in their lives.”

Attendees have a couple registration options that include Dinner & Dance or Dance Only. The fee for the Dinner & Dance option is $30 per adult, $10 for the first child, and $5 per additional child (limit 3 children for every 1 adult). The fee for the Dance Only option is $20 per adult and $5 per child (limit 3 children for every 1 adult). Doors open at 5 p.m. for dinner and dance guests. For dance only guests, doors open at 6:15 p.m. Each adult registration includes one complimentary photo.

The Daddy/Daughter Dance is limited to pre-registered guests only. Participants are strongly encouraged to sign up before Feb. 10. For more information, please call (414) 475-8811. To register online, visit

Additionally, the Daddy/Daughter Dance offers an opportunity for local businesses to sponsor the event. In recognition of contributions, businesses will be acknowledged with different elements leading up to the event, during the event and post event. Please contact Julie McLaren at (414) 475-8934 for more sponsorship information.

The Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative is a non-profit organization with a broad-based mission to improve the well-being of young people by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers in their lives. 

The Social Development Commission (SDC) serves as a planner, coordinator, and provider of human service programs for low-income individuals and families in Milwaukee County.

Milwaukee Recreation is a department of Milwaukee Public Schools, established in 1911 to provide the entire community with affordable and enriching recreational activities.

For more information, visit or contact Claire McHugh ( at (414) 475-8634 or Brian Hoffer ( at (414) 475-8541

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