Youth Dance

Our Dance Program teaches children more than just how to dance. Through the art of dance we teach children: coordination, creativity, confidence, responsibility, friendship, and socialization skills. As well as an appreciation and understanding of the Arts.

Our dance staff is dedicated to teaching your child in a positive and motivating manner. Our program is designed to guide and challenge your child in the Performing Arts. *The Hip Hop and Ballet & Jazz classes are progressive, the instructor will ensure your child is ready to progress to the next level.

Please contact Tenille Fick at 262.564.6835 with any questions regarding our martial arts programs.


Jazz: Students will learn a style of dance that is structured,
upbeat ballet stage style of dance. It involves jumps, kicks, turns, isolations, flexibility, floor work, and body awareness.
Ballet: Students will learn ballet fundamentals, technique, and terminology, while building muscular strength, and proper dance posture. Classes will use age appropriate material. Classroom etiquette and discipline are emphasized in a positive and creative atmosphere.

  • BALLET & JAZZ I (Beginner students)
    • Thursdays 5:30-6:15pm  Age: 5 & up Studio B
  • BALLET & JAZZ II (Successful completion of Ballet & Jazz I)
    • Thursdays 6:30-7:15pm   Age: 5 & up Studio B

Fee: Member $40 General Public: $68 Min: 3, Max 12 Participants

In this fun, high energy, technique-focused dance class, students will learn the basic concepts of modern dance including hip hop.  They will also learn a dance routine to a popular, top 40, (but kid friendly) song. Participants: Min 3, Max 12

  • MODERN DANCE I (Beginner students)
    • Tuesdays     4:30-5:15pm    Age: 6 & up Studio A
  • MODERN DANCE II (Successful completion of Modern Dance I)
    • Tuesdays     5:30-6:15pm   Age: 6 & up Studio A

Fee: Member $40    General Public: $68

This class is an introduction to dance for children 3 & older. Its primary goal is to foster the love of movement. Learning basic ballet steps and working on large motor skills, following directions, creative play, spatial awareness, and rhythm. Min: 3, Max: 6 Participants

  • CREATIVE MOVEMENT (4-5 year olds)
    • Thursdays 4:30-5:15pm Studio: B Min 3, Max 10 Participants

Fee: Member $40 General Public: $68

YMCA DANCE DRESS CODE: Creative Movement and Ballet & Jazz: Leotards and Tights; Ballet Shoes. Hip Hop: Comfortable Clothing (T-shirt/Tank Top; Pants (Knees Must be Covered, No Jeans); Shoes (Clean Tennis Shoes). *For safety purposes jewelry should not be worn during dance classes. (Stud earrings are okay)