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Ballet classes in Canada

Find Kids’ ballet classes and lessons near you

Dance can be a great activity for kids. If your child is interested in dance, one option is a ballet class or lesson. In Canada, these classes can be found in many cities, including Toronto, Mississauga, EtobicokeVancouver, and Montreal.  

While learning ballet is no small feat, it can be a nice summer or winter activity. Sometimes ballet is offered as part of a specialized ballet school, camp, or program. Other times it’s offered as one among other types of dance, such as ballroom, jazz, or hip hop. And it may even be offered as part of a traditional camp or program, where your child can take part in other sports, arts, or educational activities.

What a ballet class has to offer

In a ballet class, your child will learn the basics of ballet. This may include both classical and modern ballet. They’ll learn ballet moves and positions, such as the plié, pirouette, grande jeté, and arabesque. They’ll also learn proper stretches and exercises. And they’ll be taught by a trained instructor, who may have professional dancing experience.

Whether your child is just starting out or has advanced skills, you should have no problem finding the right class. There are ballet classes for kids of many different ages and levels. This includes programs for beginners or those just starting out. It also includes higher-level classes, for those who are looking to learn more challenging ballet moves, positions, and choreography.

The benefits of ballet class

Whether your child is a budding ballerina or a danseur, ballet can be a great option for your child. While it’s a demanding dance to learn, it can allow your child to improve their:

  • skill level,
  • gross motor coordination,
  • strength,
  • fitness,

and

  • overall dancing abilities.

It can also have other benefits you might not expect, including boosting your child’s confidence, self-esteem, and leadership abilities. And ballet lessons can also be stimulating and inspire creativity.

Below, find a ballet class near you. These include summer, winter, PA day, passover, and winter and March break classes.

 

 


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Conservatory of Dance and Music   
Professional and fun, themed March Break and Summer Camps. From Frozen to Justin Timberlake, we make dance and music training fun! Ballet, jazz, hip hop, voice, music and other activities. No exp. necessary. (3 -16yrs)

Willowdale, Toronto

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $18/week
Day, Program Coed 18 3-16 0 Willowdale, Toronto
Camps offering as an activity
Onondaga Camp   
For more than 98 years Onondaga Camp has provided an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, there is something for everyone!

Minden

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,200/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 1200 6-16 0 Minden
Camp Muskoka   
Boost your camper's self-confidence in a fun, safe & supportive community. Great staff, delicious food, comfy modern lodging and a variety of over 50 activities to choose from!

Bracebridge

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $995/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 995 6-16 1 Bracebridge
UCC Summer Camps   
A traditional day camp in the heart of Toronto offering Kids, Sports, Arts, Tech and Leadership programs for children aged 4-16. Lunch and Extended Care provided at no additional cost. Flexible weekly programming.

Forest Hill, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day
from $400/week
Day Coed 400 4-16 2 Forest Hill, Toronto
Focus Learning   
Build self-confidence and skills while learning and having fun! Specialized camps for academics, STE(A)M, ESL, coding, robotics, and chess. Small groups (max. 6), OCT teachers, outdoor activities & extended care!

Willowdale, Toronto

Education (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $355/week
Day, Program Coed 355 4-17 3 Willowdale, Toronto
Mi-A-Kon-Da   
This rustic Ontario overnight camp offers various outdoor activities including sailing, wilderness trips, arts activities and more. Campers choose their activities, 2 & 4 weeks, all girls.

Parry Sound; Hamilton

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Girls
  • Overnight
from $2,100/2 weeks
sessions & dates
Overnight Girls 2100 7-16 4 Parry Sound, Hamilton
Branksome Hall Day Camps   
A co-ed day camp featuring Dance, Tennis, Soccer, Musical Theatre, Public Speaking/Debate, Tech/Computers, Swimming and more. Home base for the camps is Branksome's new, state-of-the-art Athletics and Wellness Centre.

Rosedale, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $360/week
Day Coed 360 4-12 5 Rosedale, Toronto
Discovery Day Camp   
Science camp, sports camp and arts camp rolled into one (activities from robotics to soccer), this Toronto day camp also offers after care.

Richmond Hill

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $230/week
Day Coed 230 4-15 6 Richmond Hill
Camp Robin Hood   
Day Camp with the atmosphere and philosophy of a premium overnight camp! Twice-daily swim instruction, gymnastics, canoe and more. Low ratios and specialty instructors focus on life/social skills development.

Markham

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $1,100/2 weeks
sessions & dates
Day Coed 1100 4-15 7 Markham
Camp Tapawingo, YWCA   
An all girls summer camp located on Georgian Bay, operated by YWCA Toronto. Camp “Tap” focuses on empowering and supporting a diverse group of girls through a broad range of arts and outdoor activities.

Parry Sound

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Girls
  • Overnight
from $663/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Girls 663 6-15 8 Parry Sound
Camp Wabikon   
Overnight coed summer camp dedicated to the ideals of leadership and friendship, with wilderness trips and a variety of sports activities.

Temagami

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,075/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 1075 6-17 9 Temagami
Centauri Summer Arts Camp   
An overnight camp with a focus on arts including film, acting, creative writing, dance and music, along with sports and other activities.

Southern Niagara Region

Art (multi)

  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $962/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 962 8-18 10 Southern Niagara Region
City of Markham   
Great camp experience right in your own backyard! See what the City of Markham has to offer you and your child for camps!

Markham

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $70/week
Day Coed 70 4-15 11 Markham
Ridley College Summer Programmes   
Ridley College is located in St.Catharines Ontario, Canada. Summer camp offers ESL credit/camp, Summer Academy, Enrichment, Discover Canada, Experience Niagara, Multisport Camp, Lego Robotics, Rowing and many more!

St. Catharines

Education (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $260/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 260 4-17 12 St. Catharines
Winning Techniques Camp   
Specialty programs - Figure Skating, Dance, Hockey, Horseback Riding, Intense Water Sports and Leadership. Train for 1/2 the day and then participate in camp activities such as: water sports, kayaking, archery and more.

Huntsville

Sport: Figure skating

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $379/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 379 5-17 13 Huntsville
Harbourfront Centre Camps   
Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps has provided a a unique setting in which learning and fun intersect. Our campers gain life skills through meaningful participation and in all facets of arts and contemporary culture.

Harbourfront, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $285/week
Day, Overnight Coed 285 4-16 14 Harbourfront, Toronto
Living Arts Centre Camp Programs   
March Break, Winter Break and Summer Camps, ideal for GTA families looking for children's camps; single day or week-long programs available throughout the year, with music, arts, dance and more!

Mississauga

Art (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day
from $220/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 220 5-17 15 Mississauga
Life Time Kids Academy   
Your children can spend up to a whole summer immersed in healthy and fun activities. School-break camps- if school is out, your kids can always have fun with sports, rock climbing, arts & crafts, swimming, and more.

Mississauga; Vaughan; Ajax

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $230/week
Day Coed 230 4-12 16 Mississauga, Vaughan, Ajax
Camp Celtic   
Situated on Ontario's Bruce Peninsula, near Lions Head, this traditional overnight summer camp features specialized instruction in land &water sports, fine arts, performing arts, out-tripping, and nature activities.

Bruce Peninsula

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $189/session
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 189 6-18 17 Bruce Peninsula
Lakefield Camp International   
Lakefield Camp is a traditional Canadian overnight summer camp that offers various outdoor & indoor land/water sports & activities, from sailing to theater arts, a complete ropes course, language classes & so much more!

Lakefield

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 9 to 17
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $1,350/week
Overnight Coed 1350 9-17 18 Lakefield
YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka   
A variety of values based camp programs offered through our day, family, leadership and overnight camps throughout the Simcoe Muskoka region

Orillia; Midland

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $175/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed 175 6-17 19 Orillia, Midland
Camp Med-O-Lark   
A Co-ed Arts Camp situated on a pristine lake. We offer an all-elective program where campers create their own schedule from a wide array of activities such as Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Circus, Photography & much more.

Maine

Art (multi)

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $3,400/2 weeks
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 3400 8-16 20 Maine
PSB & Interplay Dance   
High quality of training in full range of dance classes for kids. Free trial classes are available at each location. Summer dance camps run in July-August annually.

Rouge, Toronto; Davisville Village, Toronto; Birch Cliff, Toronto

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $20/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 20 3-18 21 Rouge, Toronto, Davisville Village, Toronto, Birch Cliff, Toronto
Oxford Learning High Park   
Oxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Tutoring takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn!

Bloor West Village, Toronto

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $380/week
Day Coed 380 4-12 22 Bloor West Village, Toronto
Studio PAVAS   
Arts day camps are fun filled days of Art, Music, Drama and Dance. Explore and expand your creativity and performing skills while making friends for life. Grow, Inspire, Belong.

Mississauga

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 3 to 14
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day, Program
from $275/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed, Girls, Boys 275 3-14 23 Mississauga
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and active

Bancroft

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $890/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Coed 890 7-16 24 Bancroft
Olympia Sports Camp   
Olympia Sports Camp gives kids the professional instruction and guidance to grow and excel-and to have fun while they do it!Choose from over 90programs in Sport,Leadership,Adventure,Art,Recreation,Self-Discovery&Fitness.

Huntsville

Sport (multi)

  • Ages 8 to 19
  • Coed
  • Overnight
from $855/week
Overnight Coed 855 8-19 25 Huntsville
City of Mississauga   
We offer a variety of camps for ages 4–14. Choose the camp that’s right for your child, whether it’s creative, sports, learning, adventure, swimming, skating, dance or drama we have it all! mississauga.ca/camps

Mississauga

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $36/week
Day, Program, family Coed 36 4-14 26 Mississauga
Manotick Arts Camp   
We specialize in all performance arts areas of Drama, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Dance, and Visual Art. The daily schedule includes recreation and camp activities that promote leadership skills.

Ottawa

Art (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day
from $260/week
Day Coed 260 6-17 27 Ottawa
Home Sweet Home Montessori Academy: Artsfilled Day Camp   
Does your child enjoy Sports, Arts, Music,Dance & more? When each day is dedicated to a new area of fun, children are always engaged in learning something new and there's never a dull moment! Spaces fill fast-call today!

Caledon

Art (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $120/week
Day Coed 120 4-12 28 Caledon
Silhouette Dance Studios   
Dance classes and camps for kids and adults of all ages: Hip Hop, Acro (acrobatics), Jazz, Ballroom, Salsa, Latin, Ballet, Break Dancing... located near York University in Toronto.

Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $45/month
Day, Program Coed 45 3-16 29 Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto
Sport Western Summer Camps   
A premier march break and summer camp offering sport specific and academic based programming with over 25 camp options and a staff team, which consists of primarily Western University students and student-athletes.

London

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 18
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day
from $118/week
Day Coed, Girls, Boys 118 4-18 30 London
Camp Pillsbury   
A coed overnight camp with over 100 activities, including circus arts, musical theater, sports, dance, technology, horseback riding, water sports, extreme sports, gymnastics, archery, role playing games, and much more.

Minnesota

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $349/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 349 6-17 31 Minnesota
YMCA Wanakita   
A co-ed camp offering 1, 2 and 4-week Overnight and 1-week Day Camp sessions. We offer leadership development, a wide range of activities, tripping, a sense of belonging and fun. Come have the time of your life!

Haliburton Highlands

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $885/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 885 7-16 32 Haliburton Highlands
Bravo Academy for the Performing Arts   
Performing over 50 Broadway Musical Productions starring young people each year, Bravo Academy is Toronto’s leading Performing Arts School! Offering voice, piano, guitar, violin and music theatre classes!

Lawrence Heights, Toronto

Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 1 to 21
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $200/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 200 1-21 33 Lawrence Heights, Toronto
Kids of Canada Summer Camps   
WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. We offer 4 Day Camps in Richmond Hill & an Overnight Camp near Haliburton. Choose traditional multi-activity or specialized Sports, Dance, Hockey & CIT Programs.

Thornhill; Haliburton Highlands

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $800/week
Day, Overnight, family Coed 800 4-16 34 Thornhill, Haliburton Highlands
CISS Canada   
Teens and young adults have the choice of English or French language instruction, which is combined with specialty workshops and a variety of excursions designed to showcase the unique and beautiful culture of French Canada.

Lachine

Education: Language Studies

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $1,990/2 weeks
Day, Overnight Coed 1990 7-18 35 Lachine
Brentwood College School Summer Camps   
Located on beautiful Vancouver Island, Brentwood College School offers focused camps for Soccer, Rugby 7s, Outdoor Pursuits, Rock Band, Debate, and Musical Theatre for kids aged 7 to 16.

Mill Bay

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 8 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $200/week
Day, Overnight Coed 200 8-17 36 Mill Bay
Ryerson Performance Youth and Community Programs   
Theatre day camp that introduces kids, teens, and adults to the joys of performing, & educates + trains those looking to pursue theatre. Develop self-confidence & social skills while exploring the world of the stage.

Bay Street Corridor, Toronto; Downtown East, Toronto

Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 4 to 99
  • Coed
  • Day
from $325/session
Day Coed 325 4-99 37 Bay Street Corridor, Toronto, Downtown East, Toronto
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts   
A perfect combination of arts enrichment taught by professional artists in all disciplines, and a magical summer experience on 178 acres overlooking the Bay of Fundy.

Canning

Art (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $290/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 290 5-18 38 Canning
City of Pickering Camps & Programs   
Traditional day camps with choices to meet every childs interest, and every parents expectation! Arts, Sports, Adventure, Science, History, Specialty and more!

Pickering

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day
from $183/week
Day Coed 183 4-16 39 Pickering
American Musical Theatre Academy Canadian Summer Camp   
Two weeks of musical theatre fun taught by Broadway and West End pros! Sing, Dance, or Act (or do it all!). Overnight or day camp. All ages. Perform on stage in showcase on the last day.

Cornwallis

Education: Musical Theatre

  • Ages 7 to 75
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $300/week
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 300 7-75 40 Cornwallis
Camp Artaban   
Youth call it “awesome”; adults call it “paradise”. Fun and adventure await you! Swim, boat, beach comb and wharf jump on the water. Create, sing, laugh and explore with friends new and old. We can’t wait!

Gambier Island

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 1 to 100
  • Coed
  • Overnight, family
from $150/session
Overnight, family Coed 150 1-100 41 Gambier Island
Stanstead College Summer Camps   
Summer Camps for local and foreign students. Wide variety of camps offered such as Language, STEM, Cultural, Hockey Specific and much more!

Stanstead

Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 11 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $1,000/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed 1000 11-17 42 Stanstead

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