Youth/Teens

COVID-19 UPDATE

All Parks and Recreation programs and events are cancelled or postponed through April 5. The Fairfield Community Arts Center is also closed to the public and will remain closed through April 5. We plan to resume operations Monday, April 6, pending future directives from City or Government officials.

We will have staff available throughout the closing to answer any questions via phone. Call us Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 513-867-5348. 

Registrations are still being accepted for programs that are currently scheduled outside of the cancellation order but our offices are closed to the public. You can register by calling us Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 513-867-5348.


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
Winter B CANCELLED2/25 - 4/75:30 - 7:30 PM$85/$90CAC Art Studio
Spring4/21 - 5/265:30 - 7:30 PM$85/$90CAC Art Studio


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 3/30.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Winter B CANELLED3/2 - 4/66 - 8 PM$75/$80CAC Art Studio
Spring4/20 - 5/186 - 8 PM$75/$80CAC Art Studio

frozen jr.POSTPONED: 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


textured buttercream cake classCANCELLED: Textured Buttercream Cake

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

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create a three-tiered, five-inch cake to take home.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


Easter Cake
Thursday, April 9 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski
Create an Easter cake to share.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


FAIRFIELD STARZ BEGINNING DANCE AND ACRO PROGRAM
CANCELLED THROUGH APRIL 5, CLASSES SCHEDULED TO RESUME APRIL 6

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