Youth/Teens

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Registrations are accepted at the Parks and Recreation Department Office in the Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, or by calling  867-5348. Download the registration form here.

Classes for Ages 6 - 17 

Preteen/Teen Pottery

AGES 10 - 17 | INSTRUCTORS: Kevin & Maggie Carpenter
Students discover the potter’s wheel through demonstrations and one-on-one instructions. Focus is on the challenges of throwing various clay forms as well as exploring surface textures and glazing techniques. No class on 1/20 & 3/30.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
CANCELLED - Winter A1/6 - 2/106 - 8 PM$75/$80CAC Art Studio
Winter B3/2 - 4/66 - 8 PM$75/$80CAC Art Studio


Children's Pottery

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTORS: Kevin & Maggie Carpenter
Various hand-building techniques are demonstrated for students to form their own functional and decorative pieces of art from clay. No class 3/31.

SessionTuesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
CANCELLED: Winter A1/7 - 2/115:30 - 7:30 PM$85/$90CAC Art Studio
Winter B2/25 - 4/75:30 - 7:30 PM$85/$90CAC Art Studio


Theatre A-Z

AGES 7 – 11 | INSTRUCTOR: April Osborne
Class uses theatre games to cover the basics of acting and rehearses for a production to be performed on March 5. Students must attend every class or be excused from class to perform in the final production, including two mandatory dress rehearsals on March 3 and 4 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

SessionTuesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/7 - 2/255 - 6:30 p.m.$100/$105Community Arts Center


frozen jr.Musical Theatre: Frozen Jr.

AGES 10 – 16 | INSTRUCTOR: April Osborne
Our children’s musical, Frozen Jr., will be performed March 20, 21 and 22. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. (audition packets must be picked up at time of enrollment, and you may only audition if enrolled). Students must attend every class in order to participate in the final performance, including four mandatory dress rehearsals on March 16, 17, 18, and 19.

SessionSaturdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Fall B1/11 - 3/149:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.$175/$180Community Arts Center

Winter Pull Apart cakeCANCELLED - Adult & Me Pull Apart Penguin Cupcake Cake
Saturday, Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. - Noon
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Bring your favorite adult and make an adorable penguin cupcake cake to take home.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents



ombre cakeWinter Ombre Cake
Thursday, Jan. 23 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 10 - 17 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a five-inch, triple-layered Ombre cake.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


winter tree resist paintingWinter Tree Resist Painting
Friday, Jan. 24 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a unique winter scene.
$20 Fairfield residents, $25 non-residents


Valentine Cupcakes 2Valentine's Cupcakes
Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. - Noon
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create unique Valentine cupcakes to share with loved ones
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


valentine unicornValentine's Unicorn Cake
Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 8 - 16 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a five-inch, triple-layered unicorn cake.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


valentine candy cakeValentine's Heart Candy Cake
Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 10 - 17 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a heart-filled candy cake.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


American Sign Language

AGES 10 – 16 | INSTRUCTOR: Shannon Mangicaro (Signing Time Instructor)
American Sign Language introduced in a playful and educational way through games and songs.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter B2/24 - 3/236 - 7 p.m.$35/$40Community Arts Center

Leprechaun Pull-Apart Cake
Friday, March 13 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 8 - 16 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a Leprechaun pull-apart cake to share with family and friends.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


Textured Buttercream Cake
Tuesday, March 24 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 8 - 16 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a three-tiered, five-inch cake.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


FAIRFIELD STARZ BEGINNING DANCE AND ACRO PROGRAM

Taught by Jean Meyers, Fairfield Starz Dance and Acro Program runs from September to December with the spring recital on Saturday, May 2, in the Community Arts Center Theater. Costumes are $62 for child sizes and $68 for adult sizes. All costumes will be sized in class and must be paid for by the first night of classes on January 6th or 8th. No class the weeks of January 20, February 17 and March 30


BEGINNER ACROBATICS (ACRO)


AGES 5 - 14 I This program is centered on fundamental acrobatic technique. Basic tumbling skills will include backbends, cartwheels, hand/headstands, rolls and other acrobatic skills.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/6 - 4/274:15 - 5 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


BEGINNER DANCE

AGES 4 - 6 I This class will work on the basics of ballet, traditional dance, tap, and jazz. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/6 - 4/271 - 1:45 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio
Winter A1/6 - 4/275 - 5:45 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


INTERMEDIATE DANCE I

AGES 6 - 8 I This is a combination class including ballet and tap technique. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/6 - 4/275:45 - 6:30 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


INTERMEDIATE DANCE II

AGES 8 - 10 I This class is designed to move beyond the fundamentals of basic dance, while refining skills and technique while developing strength, confidence and flexibility. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/8 - 4/297:15 - 8 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


PRE TEEN DANCE

AGES 11 - 13 I This class will focus on faster more intricate footwork in tap while becoming more proficient in ballet and jazz movement and technique. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/6 - 4/276:30 - 7:15 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


TEEN DANCE

AGES 13 - 17 I Teens will enjoy learning ballet, jazz and tap while developing confidence, mental concentration, physical coordination and grace. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/6 - 4/277:15 - 8 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


PRE-POINTE/BEGINNER POINTE AND BALLET TECHNIQUE

PRE-POINTE - AGES 10 AND UP
BEGINNER POINTE - AGES 11 AND UP WITH INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION
Previous ballet experience required and students must also be enrolled in Intermediate II, Pre-Teen or Teen Dance. Students will focus on ballet technique. Leather ballet slippers required.

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/8 - 4/294:15 - 5 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio


HIP HOP CLASSES

Hip hop dance is high energy and encompasses many of the classical dance styles, but is presented in a street or nontraditional format. Students will learn rhythm, control, posture, and coordination through age-appropriate hip hop choreography with no suggestive music/movements. Hip hop classes will perform at Farm-R-Treat on Oct. 16 and Fairfield Parade of Lights on Dec. 1 instead of the fall recital. 

JUNIOR HIP HOP CLASS - AGES 5 - 8

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/8 - 4/295 - 5:45 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio

INTERMEDIATE HIP HOP CLASS - AGES 7 - 9

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/8 - 4/296:30 - 7:15 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio

SENIOR HIP HOP CLASS - AGES 10 - 17

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter A1/8 - 4/295:45 - 6:30 PM$120/$135CAC Dance Studio