HOLIDAY CLOSURE - Easter Sunday - Sun. April 21, 2019

REMINDER - All Greater Wichita YMCA branch locations will be CLOSED on SUNDAY, APRIL 21 to recognize Easter. We encourage our members, staff, volunteers - and the entire community to spend the day with family and friends.


Pick a remaining TUESDAY THIS MONTH (4/23 or 4/30) any visit and of our 9 Greater Wichita YMCA Branches for TRY THE Y TUESDAY. Enjoy FREE ACCESS, a FREE GIFT, and FREE ENROLLMENT (a $50 savings).

Terms and restrictions apply, see site for details.

Take a look inside one of our dance classes.


Ready to start or continue a child's dance education? Choose the right level of challenge from below. 


First time and early athletes can learn basics in a fun environment.

  • Ages 2+ (Young Beginner, Beginner, and Teen levels)
  • One month commitment, One class per week
  • Progress reports at month's end
  • Repeating curriculum with class etiquette and ballet, jazz, and tap basics
  • Introduction to skills and coordination provide a working knowledge
  • OFFERINGS: Dance with Me, Hop Skip Jump, Wiggles and Giggles


Dancers can leverage monthly class or other dance experience to advance.

  • Ages 3+ (ranges/groupings vary by discipline)
  • Nine-month (Sept. - May) commitment, class frequency varies
  • Quarterly progress reports
  • Progressive curriculum teaches structure and choreography 
  • Improve confidence, flexibility, and strength while forming friendships 
  • Perform at annual Spring Recital (May)
  • OFFERINGS: Pre-Dance I, II, Academy I-IV, Ballet, Creative Movement, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap
  • Online enrollment NOT available. Enroll at desired class location


For young people wanting inter-disciplined experience, we offer classes that combine acting, dancing, and singing/voice work: 

  • Level I - Ages 6-9, Level II - Ages 10-17
  • Nine-month (Sept. - May) commitment with weekly classes
  • Immersive curriculum combines dance technique, stage performance, and vocal conditioning
  • Build self-confidence, broaden skills and experiences - including auditioning - in class
  • Perform at annual Spring Recital (May) 
  • Online enrollment NOT available, enroll at desired class location


Advanced dancers are encouraged to with experience in monthly classes or other lessons can advance skills in our dance academy setting:

  • Ages 3+ (ranges/groupings vary by discipline)
  • Audition required. Year-round commitment.
  • Curriculum advances skills, techniques, aptitude, and strength
  • Dedicated dancers develop teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Perform at community events and Spring Recital (May)
  • Local, regional, and national competitions vary by discipline
  • Online enrollment NOT available, contact location Dance Directors for information