Our branch in Saukville/Port Washington offers a variety of youth dance classes including ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop. We offer dance classes for various ages and skill levels, so whether your little dancer is a beginner or a pro, there’s a class for them. In a fun, encouraging environment, we will make sure every participant is able to be the best they can be.
Dance classes are a great way for children to express their creativity while learning coordination and balance. Dance classes at the Y are designed to do just that by enhancing fine and gross motor skills, cultivating imagination, creativity, and social development all in a caring and positive environment. Dance offers the opportunity to develop friendships, memories and an enhanced sense of self that will last a lifetime.
Learn basic ballet and tap technique. Exercises will focus on building flexibility of the knees and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper technique while working together with others.
This class will introduce your child to various dance steps through improvisation and creative rhythmic movements. Listening skills, group interaction, and individual expression are emphasized.
Our Hip Hop class is full of rhythm, body awareness and simple choreogrpahy all set to cool funky music! This class teaches the basic elements of jazz, modern and funk necessary to learn the Hip Hop style of dance.
Has your pip squeak wanted to “dance like the big kids?” Here is their chance. Pip Hop is Hip Hop for younger kids. This class is full of rhythm, body awareness, simple choreography and high energy.
Zumba® Kids classes are "rockin'" high energy fitness parties packed with specially choreographed, kid friendly routines, and all the music kids love. Parents love Zumba® Kids because of the effects it has on kids - increasing their focus and self-confidence, boosting metabolism and enhancing coordination.