GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

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.

TRY AND JOIN THE Y FOR FREE

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. 

MONTHLY CLASSES

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

DANCE ACADEMY

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

MUSIC THEATRE

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

DANCE COMPANY

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