Dance 2021

Find a variety of dance classes for all ages. Learn new dance skills, refine current ones. Enjoy great music and move to creative choreography by our experienced dance instructors. Classes are at Simkus Recreation Center unless otherwise noted.

Ballet

We offer a variety of ballet classes for rising ballerinas or kids that just want to have fun with ballet. Discover ballet, ballet with jazz, or ballet with tap.

These classes have already started, but registrations are still being accepted.

Ballet 1, Ages 6-8, Jan 28 to May 20
Ballet 2, Ages 8+, Jan 27 to May 19
Ballet 3, Ages 10-18, Jan 28 to May 20
Ballet 5, Ages 12-18, Jan 28 to May 20
Ballet Pointe 2, Ages 12-18, Jan 28 to May 20

Hip Hop

Apr 9 - May 28
Ages 6-12

This activity has already started, but registrations are still being accepted.

For boys and girls! Learn various hip hop dance moves with focus on learning a new set of combinations and mini routines in every class.

Irish Dance - for Beginners or Advanced (virtual)

Apr 10 - May 22
Ages 5-18

This activity has already started, but registrations are still being accepted.

Discover the tradition and intricate choreography of Irish dance! 

Ballroom Dance for Adults

Apr 15 - May 20 - in progress
May 27 - Jul 1
Ages 18+

Master the basics of the Waltz and Foxtrot. Get ready to hit the dance floor with confidence after this energy-packed class. 

Salsa Dancing

May 26 - Jul 1
Ages 18+

Learn basic salsa patterns; both the dance and music are fun and energetic. Perfect for singles or couples.

Swing Dance for Adults

May 27 - Jul 1
Ages 18+

Learn how to dance Swing with ease and confidence. Basic lead and follow techniques are covered in addition to many popular patterns.

Dance for the Little Ones

Introduce your tot and preschooler to dancing through various classes that teach structure, basic etiquette, terminology, feet and arm position and posture.

Little Dancers, Ages 2-3
Jun 1 - Aug 3

Young Ballerinas, Ages 3-5
Jun 5 - Aug 7

Mommy & Me, Ages 1-3
Jun 5 - Aug 7

Poms

Jun 1 - Aug 3 (Ages 4-6)
Jun 5 - Aug 7 OUTDOORS (Ages 5-8)


This class is a nice introduction to dance, cheers, and more! Participants learn basic poms routines and dance skills.

Mini Hip Hop 1 & 2

Jun 1 - Aug 3
Ages 3 - 6

Learn the basics of hip hop moves to energetic, age appropriate songs. Kids improve motor skills, develop rhythm and enjoy interactive movement.

Princess Dance Party Outdoors

Jun 2 - Aug 4
Ages 2 - 6

Dancers practice basic ballet, jazz and creative movement. Dress as your favorite princess and get ready for a party with Miss Paige! Location: McCaslin Park Picnic Shelter.

Forte Dance Company - Ballet

Jun 2 - Aug 4
Ages 10 - 18

Keep your Forte Ballet skills fresh while preparing for the next season!

Jazz 1 & 2

Jun 2 - Aug 4
Ages 6 - 11

This class incorporates basic dance techniques and rhythm. Jazz combinations and routines are taught weekly.

Ballet 1 & 2

Jun 3 - Aug 5
Ages 6 - 12

Ballet for beginning level dancers with the focus on basic ballet techniques, traditional barre and center work. Rhythms and patterns are taught through repetitive combinations and musical awareness.

Ballet Pre-Pointe/Pointe

Jun 3 - Aug 5
Ages 10-18

Dancers focus on exercises for foot strength and suppleness. Previous ballet experience and enrollment in Ballet Technique class or Forte Dance Company is required. Dancers are evaluated during the first class to determine skill level readiness.

Ballet Technique 3, 4, 5

Jun 3 - Aug 5
Ages 10 - 18

Dancers focus on traditional ballet barre and center work. Incorporating discipline with a class structure of warm-up, foot placement, body alignment, and flexibility. Rhythms, patterns and expanded basic techniques are taught through repetitive combinations and musical awareness.

Tiny Toes 1 & 2

Jun 5 - Aug 7
Ages 3 - 5

Preschoolers are introduced to the core fundamentals of ballet and tap. Develop technique, terminology, feet position, alignment, rhythm and class etiquette.

Kinderdance - Ballet/Jazz

Jun 7 - Aug 9
Ages 5 - 6

Kindergarteners learn the dance disciplines of ballet and jazz in a fun, active environment. Develop technique, strength, flexibility, coordination, rhythm and class etiquette.

Hip Hop 1 & 2

Jun 7 - Aug 9
Age 6 - 11

Practice various hip hop dance moves with focus on learning a new set of combinations and mini routines in every class.