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Ballroom dancing is a great activity for kids. Despite what you might think, it’s not just for the “golden oldies.” This dance has been rapidly gaining in popularity among children, from preschoolers to older adolescents.

Where are ballroom dance lessons offered?

Ballroom dance lessons are offered across Canada. This includes in Toronto, Mississauga, Ottawa, and Montreal, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

These lessons are often offered as part of a dance camp. Sometimes, though, they’re offered in a traditional camp, sports camp, or speciality camp.

Ballroom dance classes can take place in the summer or winter. They’re also offered in the evenings, after school, on weekends, during March break or winter break, during passover, and on PA days.

What will my child learn?

If your child is interested in dance, a ballroom dance class might be just what they’re looking for. In these classes, your child will typically learn a wide variety of classic and modern dances. These may include the following:

  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tango
  • Waltz
  • Cha cha
  • Samba
  • Tango
  • Waltz
  • Jive
  • Rumba
  • Merengue

You can be sure, then, that your child will really learn to dance! In addition to the basics, they’ll learn plenty of dance moves, steps, and routines. They’ll also learn stretching and conditioning techniques, as well as proper etiquette and terminology.

Your child will often dance in pairs, but sometimes they’ll participate in group dance routines. These can get quite sophisticated, and involve plenty of choreography.

In ballroom dance lessons, your child will receive instruction from a trained teacher. They’ll also practice and rehearse much of what they learn. And in most classes, your child will participate in a recital which you’ll be able to watch at the end of the session.

For more advanced dancers, there are higher-level classes. In these classes, your child will receive more intensive instruction. They may also participate in dance competitions, where they can win prizes.  

How will my child benefit?

Ballroom dance lessons can be a great option for boys and girls. Like other types of dance classes (such as ballet and hip hop), and other arts, music, and sports programs, they can benefit your child in many different ways. In particular, they can improve your child’s

These classes can foster a love of music, movement, and the performance arts. They can also be a great way to meet new people. And of course, they can be great fun!

Below, find kids’ ballroom dance classes in Canada. Some of these classes specialize in one or more of the types of dance mentioned above, while others offer a wider range. Click on a link to learn more about a class, including its location, price, session dates, and director’s contact info.



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  • 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
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    from $230/week
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    Day Camp Coed 230 4-12 0 Mississauga, Vaughan, Ajax