Dance Classes at Metro Parks
The Dance Division of the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation currently offers classes in ballet, pointe, Afro-contemporary, creative movement, contemporary modern, international folk dance, Pilates, tai chi, tap and theater jazz. Offered at minimal cost to participants, classes are taught for children, teens, adults, and senior citizens. Tuition scholarships are available through Friends of Metro Dance.
Classes for Children and Teens
Ballet and tap classes will meet online via Zoom until the dance studios are open for indoor, in-person classes (anticipated Metro Phase 4). Hybrid options for some classes are available as indicated on the class schedules. Creative Movement, Contemporary and Theater Jazz will be offered as outdoor options.
Classical Ballet Training Program for ages 6-18 years
- View Ballet Schedule and Register
- Classes for Ballet: Beginning 3 through Ballet: Advanced 3 begin August 17, 2020.
- Pre-Ballet through Ballet: Beginning 2 begin September 14, 2020.
Centennial Tap Program for ages 4-18 years
Outdoor Dance Classes: Creative Movement, Contemporary, and Theater Jazz for ages 3-13 years
Classes for Adults
We are currently offering Afro-Contemporary (in-person), Ballet (online), Pilates (online), Tai Chi (online) and Dance Improvisation (outside). We anticipate a return to the dance studios in Phase 4 based on current guidelines. Schedule subject to change and classes made be added or canceled according to health and safety guidelines.