Ballet classes and lessons for kids

Find top ballet classes and lessons in Canada


Ballet is a challenging dance. Yet it continues to be a popular option for both boys and girls. In Canada, there are many ballet classes to choose from, including in TorontoMississauga, and Etobicoke.   Read more

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  • Camps that specialize in ballet

    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 ballet as an activity
    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 0 Parry Sound, Hamilton
    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 1 Minden
    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
    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 3 Bracebridge
    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 4 Markham
    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
    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 7 Willowdale, Toronto
    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 8 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 9 Southern Niagara Region
    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 10 Parry Sound
    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 11 St. Catharines
    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 12 Markham
    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 13 Mississauga
    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 14 Maine
    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 15 Bay Street Corridor, Toronto, Downtown East, Toronto
    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 16 Bancroft
    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 17 Lakefield
    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 18 Minnesota
    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 19 Huntsville
    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 20 London
    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 21 Huntsville
    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 22 Lachine
    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 23 Thornhill, Haliburton Highlands
    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 24 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 25 Lawrence Heights, Toronto
    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 26 Bathurst Manor/Clanton Park, Toronto
    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 27 Orillia, Midland
    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 28 Rouge, Toronto, Davisville Village, Toronto, Birch Cliff, Toronto
    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 29 Bruce Peninsula
    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 30 Harbourfront, Toronto
    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 31 Mill Bay
    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 32 Mississauga, Vaughan, Ajax
    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 33 Caledon
    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 34 Stanstead
    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 35 Mississauga
    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 36 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 37 Cornwallis
    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 38 Bloor West Village, Toronto
    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 39 Ottawa
    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 40 Mississauga
    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
    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 42 Canning



    What I can expect in a ballet class

    In a ballet class, your child will be taught and supervised by a trained instructor. They’ll learn many ballet moves and positions, which may include the plié, pirouette, allégro, adagio, tendu, and demi-pointe. They’ll also learn proper stretches, exercises, and choreography. And they may have the opportunity to showcase their burgeoning skills in front of an audience (which may include yourself!).

    How ballet class can benefit my child

    Whether your child is a toddler or an older teenager, ballet can be just what they’re looking for. Ballet will allow your child to improve their dancing skills, coordination, and fitness level. It can also benefit your child in some less obvious ways. For instance, it can boost your child’s:

    • confidence,
    • self-esteem,
    • social skills,

    and

    Where ballet classes are offered

    Ballet is a great summer or winter activity. Ballet classes are also offered during March break, winter break, during passover, and on PA days.

    Sometimes ballet offered as part of a specialized dance school, which also feature other types of dance, such as ballroom, jazz, or hip hop. Other times it’s offered in a traditional camp or program, alongside other activities, such as swimming, tennis, sailing, and martial arts (such as taekwondo).

    Click on a ballet class program above to learn more about its specific offerings.





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