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Dance classes and lessons

Find different types of dance programs for kids


Dance is a fun, creative way for your child to keep active year-round. In dance classes, like dance camps, kids build muscle strength, increase flexibility, improve balance and coordination, learn correct posture and develop body awareness. The benefits gained extend far beyond the dance studio into lifelong pursuits of sport, and a healthy, active lifestyle.

Not only is dance is a great way for children to get active, but it also provides an avenue for self-expression, enjoyment, stress relief, and relaxation. With dance, children develop the discipline, patience, and positive attitude to overcome any challenge life throws their way.

There a lots of different kids dance classes and lessons to choose from. Some of these are offered in dance camps and dance schools as well. They include the following:

Dance classes and lessons

Dance stimulates the brain

Research has shown that dance can improve a child’s ability to learn new information by stimulating the brain’s visual, auditory, and memory centers. Dance opens children up to more creative ways of analyzing and solving problems. As well, many studies have suggested there is a direct link between physical activity and an increased attention span in children.

So whether you are looking for your child to get active, meet new friends, improve their self-esteem, or want to provide a new challenge or experience, a dance class offers incredible lifelong benefits, all year round.


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List of dance camps and programs

   Special Needs Support: Mild    Specialized   
Programs that specialize in dance
Conservatory of Dance and Music   
Professional and fun, themed March Break and Summer Camps. From Moana to Justin Timberlake, we make dance and music training fun! Ballet, jazz, hip hop, voice, music and other activities. No exp. necessary. (4 -16yrs)

Willowdale, Toronto

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $18/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 18 3-16 0 Willowdale, Toronto
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 $15/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 15 3-18 1 Rouge, Toronto, Davisville Village, Toronto, Birch Cliff, Toronto
Sean Boutilier Academy of Dance   
A Dance Academy that offers the very best in teaching staff and facilities to our students. Classes are offered in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemp, Lyrical & Musical Theatre.

The Queensway, Toronto; Mississauga

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $199/session
Day, Program Coed 199 3-16 2 The Queensway, Toronto, Mississauga
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!


Art (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day
from $220/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 220 5-17 3 Mississauga
Joy of Dance Centre   
Joy of Dance Camps are exciting, challenging and rewarding. We work on building self confidence, awareness, empathy, and how to use dance to express their feelings in a safe and warm environment.

Riverdale, Toronto

Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $170/week
Day, Program, family Coed 170 3-18 4 Riverdale, Toronto
Programs offering dance as an activity
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; East York, Toronto

Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 1 to 21
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $200/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 200 1-21 0 Lawrence Heights, Toronto, East York, Toronto
Limelight Cheerleading Allstars   
GTA's top cheerleading gym offering camps, workshops, private lessons and competitive and recreational cheer programs.


Sport: Cheer

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $200/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed 200 5-18 1 Vaughan
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

Education (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $310/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed 310 4-12 2 Bloor West Village, Toronto