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 

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 11/26

SessionTuesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Fall B10/22 - 12/35:30 - 7:30 PM$85/$90CAC Art Studio


Sewing 101

AGES 8 - 15 | INSTRUCTOR: Deb Cropp

Learn pattern layout, cutting, and get comfortable with the sewing machine.

SessionThursdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Fall B11/7 - 11/215:30 - 8 PM$60/$65CAC Classroom


fall cupcakesAssorted Fall Cupcakes
Friday, Nov. 8 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 - 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski

Decorate cupcakes to share at Thanksgiving. No experience needed.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


scarecrow cakeScarecrow Cake
Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. - noon
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 8 - 16 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski

No experience needed. Decorate a two-layered, eight-inch cake with fondant to look like a scarecrow.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


assorted xmas cupcakes 3Assorted Christmas Cupcakes
Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 – 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski

Decorate cupcakes with simple edible items to make them festive for the holiday. No experience needed.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


christmas houseChristmas House Pottery
Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 – 12 | INSTRUCTORS: Maggie & Kevin Carpenter

Kids will make a ceramic Christmas house that you will cherish for years to come.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


reindeer paintingReindeer Painting
Friday, Dec. 13 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 – 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski

No experience needed to paint this fun, seasonal painting. See sample in the Art Studio window.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


penguin cakePenguin Cake
Friday, Dec. 19 from 6 - 8 p.m.
Fairfield Community Arts Center

AGES 6 – 12 | INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Chmielewski

Decorate a three-layer, five-inch round cake to look like a penguin. Fondant will be incorporated onto the cake. No experience needed.
$30 Fairfield residents, $35 non-residents


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


FAIRFIELD STARZ BEGINNING DANCE AND ACRO PROGRAM

Taught by Jean Meyers, Fairfield Starz Dance and Acro Program runs from September to December, with recitals on Saturday, Dec. 21 in the Community Arts Center Theater. There will be an Open House on Sept. 4 from 6-7 p.m. No class the weeks of 10/14 or 11/25.

BEGINNING BALLERINAS

AGES 5 - 14 I This program centers on fundamental acrobatic technique. Basic tumbling skills will include backbends, cartwheels, hand/headstands, rolls, and other acrobatic skills. Acro classes will not perform in the fall recital.

SessionMondaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Fall A9/16 - 12/164:15 - 5 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/16 - 12/161 - 1:45 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio
Fall A9/16 - 12/165 - 5:45 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/16 - 12/165:45 - 6:30 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/18 - 12/187:15 - 8 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/16 - 12/166:30 - 7:15 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/16 - 12/167:15 - 8 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/18 - 12/184:15 - 5 PM$110/$125CAC 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
Fall A9/11 - 12/45 - 5:45 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio

INTERMEDIATE HIP HOP CLASS - AGES 7 - 9

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Fall A9/11 - 12/146:30 - 7:15 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio

SENIOR HIP HOP CLASS - AGES 10 - 17

SessionWednesdaysTimeR/NR FeeLocation
Fall A9/11 - 12/145:45 - 6:30 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio