Watertown Family YMCA

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Dance

Program
Dance
Age
  • 3yrs or less
  • 4yrs-7yrs
  • 8yrs-12yrs
  • 13yrs-17yrs
Location
Fairgrounds YMCA
Fee

Please see Registration tab for pricing.

The 2017-2018 dance year will run from September 5 -June 23. 

Class Description:

Creative Dance: Ages 18mon –3years

Get dancing with fun props and a variety of music that will have you bopping and bouncing but also leaping and turning.  It is not strictly ballet but it’s not just hip hop. This class is for kids who dance however they feel.  

Pre School:  Ages 3-4

Hip Hop: The very first fundamental steps set to appropriate music and fun following along.

Ballet : Learn basic skills and ballet terminology. While being able to do combinations and do across the floors.

Tap: Enjoy the best of both worlds with this newly introduced style to our YMCA facility. It blends hip hop style and attitude with tap rhythms and methods. This super fun and interactive class will excite you and leave you wanting more dance time.

Level 1 Ages 5+

Ballet: Basic steps and understanding their names. Help create a combination for your class, and refine your skills with ballet work.

Jazz: Learn the basic steps while being able to apply the skills do combination.

Hip Hop: Basic steps set to appropriate music. Build strength and skills with intense calisthenics while having fun working in groups.

Tap: Enjoy the best of both worlds with this newly introduced style to our YMCA facility. It blends hip hop style and attitude with tap rhythms and methods. This super fun and interactive class will excite you and leave you wanting more dance time.

Level 2
Ballet: Explore the possibilities of where modern dance can take you while refining and improving ballet skills with ballet work and intense across the floors. Help create combinations that challenge your brain while giving your body the workout it deserves.  

Hip Hop: Exercise your right to step it up. Learn some tricks, basic to hard steps, how to add personality to your moves, and have a ton of fun with dance choreography. Pumped up music and beats.  

Jazz: Learn the basic steps while being able to apply the skills do combinations while bring it all together and be able to build up a higher skill level.

Tap: Attitude with tap rhythms and methods. This super fun and interactive class will excite you and leave you wanting more dance time.

Class Attire

BALLET: Ballet slippers or socks, leotard and tights & hair in bun.
LEVEL 1: yoga pants with leotard if no tights

TAP/ JAZZ: Jazz shoe w/ toe+ heel taps, hard tap shoe, shorts, yoga pants, loose or fitting top.
LEVEL 1: hard dress shoe if no taps 

HIP HOP: Jazz shoes, socks, sneakers, shorts, yoga pants, almost anything goes but no jeans unless requested by instructor.

Important:

  • Please use the bathroom BEFORE class. 
  • Please make sure you bring a water bottle
  • Please come dressed in the appropriate attire

*Classes may be subject to change based on attendance and/or number of request. 


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* These classes will be held in Room 2 

There will be NO classes: 
Halloween: October 31st
Thanksgiving Break: November 20-24
Christmas Break: December 25-29
Spring Break: April 
Memorial Day: May 28


Registration begins: July 12, 2017

To register for a class please stop in to the Watertown Family YMCA or our Fairgrounds YMCA and fill out a registration card. Registration can not be completed over the phone. 

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Program Fees:

30 minute Class
YMCA Members:
$30.00
Non-Members: 
$40.00
Military: 
$35.00

45 minute Class
YMCA Members: 
$35.00
Non-Members: 
$45.00
Military: 
$40.00


$5.00 sibling discount
 

*There is a $20 Registration fee for all Non-Members.

For questions about availability please call the front desk at 315-755-9622.