Top Summer Dance & Gymnastics Camps in Edmonton

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Published Jun 7, 2016

Is your son or daughter interested in dance or gymnastics? Whether it's at a recreational or competitive level, here are some great camps to choose from:

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Top Summer Dance & Gymnastics Camps in Edmonton


Whether your kid has a natural rhythm, or two left feet everyone & anyone can benefit from participating in a dance class. With so many different varieties to choose from your kid could become the text prima ballerina, or hip-hop superstar! ChatterBlock has put together a killer list of the hottest, kid-friendly dance camps and classes in town! Scroll through and see if anything inspires your kids to get their groove on!



The School of Alberta Ballet

The School of Alberta Ballet offers a Professional Division for students aspiring for a career in the dance industry and an Open Division for students who want to dance at more a recreational level.

Summer Dance Camps and Summer Dance Intensives are available for dancers of all levels, from ages 3-17.





Marr-Mac Dance & Theatre Arts

Marr-Mac Dance & Theatre Arts offers recreational and competitive programs for all ages.

Renowned for their performing arts and dance programs, Marr Mac's summer programs include Senior Summer Dance Intensives (ages 11+), a Junior Fine Arts program (for beginners and junior levels), and Mini Summer Camps (for ages 3-7). 




YMCA of Northern Alberta

Aside from their many athletic programs and day camps, the YMCA offers several performing arts programs this summer, including Circus Camp, Creative Expressions (visual and performing arts), and Y-Fusion camps at multiple locations.

For over a century, the Y has been providing quality family and youth programming from a reputable name.




3rd Street Beat

Through promoting the values of “Youth Giving Back to Youth” 3rd Street Beat has brought light to the positive impact that hip hop has on the youth of today.

This summer, they are offering intensive dance camps are offered for ages 7-13, summer drop-in programs for ages 4-6, as well as drop-in beginner and advanced adult programs.





Visionary College

At Visionary College (in Edmonton and St. Albert), Music doesn't take a holiday--music IS a holiday. Music programs all summer long, with both half day and full day summer camps. Camp programs are available in musical theatre as well as many instruments and voice, and for broad range of age groups.




Festival Place

Experience a unique range of summer camps, focused on either side of the video camera! 

Featured camps this year include Garage Band Live (ages 12-18), Under the Big Top (ages 6-8, and 9-17), Video Production for Social Media (ages 12-18), and Music Videos Behind the Lens (ages 12-18).




Flexpointe Studios Inc.

Flexpointe Studios has been offering dance classes in South Edmonton since 2006. All classes are taught in jazz, tap, ballet, acro, lyrical, modern, hip hop, musical theatre, and creative movement by certified, dedicated and experienced instructors.



Foote Theatre School - Citadel Theatre

The Foote Theatre School (FTS) is the oldest and largest theatre school in Edmonton. FTS provides year round classes for all ages and experience levels, teaching physical, technical and creative skills in both acting and musical theatre.

Over 1,000 students annually are taught by the faculty of 25 local theatre professionals.





City Arts Centre

Visit the City Arts Centre and enjoy a class in animation, cooking, crafts, dance, drama, drawing, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, silversmithing, writing, and more! 

Classes available for all ages and abilities. 





Dynamyx Gymnastics Club

Dynamyx offers a variety of full-day and half-day camp which aren't just limited to gymnastics alone! Weekly theme camps include Gymnastics Cheer Week, So You Think You Can Dance, Gymnastics Art Camp, Superhero Training, Glow in the Dark, and Secret Spy School, among others.

Of course a full-day Specialty Gymnastics Camp is also available.




St. Albert Children's Theatre-City of St. Albert Performing Arts

Summer music theatre and drama camp participants will explore many elements of music theatre including scene study, singing and choreography. Camps are available for ages 3 to 19 year. Each camp is tailored for specific age groups and will culminate in a performance (except ages 3-4 and 5) in the Arden Theatre stage.




Edmonton Children's Dance Theatre

AT Summer With the Arts Experience Dance Camps, kids can explore a new dance form every day! These camps run July 4-8, and July 11-15 for children ages 6-12.

Mini Camp (ages 6 and under), and Arts in August Dance Intensive camps are also available.




J'Adore Dance

At J'Adore Dance, anyone and everyone can dance! Classes promote dance as a form of recreation, expression, physical activity, personal growth, and most importantly, FUN, in a supportive, noncompetitive environment. Camps include "Art-Tastic Kids", "Ballet Adventures", "Princess Power", "Fit Hop Kidz", and "Superhero Totz".





Capital City Gymnastics Centre

Capital City Gymnastics Centre is offering camps all summer long! Full day, Half Day, Parkour, Cheer Tumbling, Rhythmic and More! Full day campers get to partake in an exciting themed field trip each week as well as swimming and/or splash parks. Every camp includes a craft and snack time.




Phoenix Gymnastics Centre

Phoenix Gymnastics offers 8 weeks of camps including: Full & 1/2 Day Gymnastics; Trampoline & Tumbling 1/2 Day; Active Start (Preschool) Gymnastics 1/2 or 1/4 Day Camps. New this year--Evening Classes 2x/week for 4 weeks July or August Sessions available. All ages and abilities welcome at the new location near Summerside!




Did you find any awesome dance camps or classes for your kids? We hope so! If not do not despair. We have hundreds of other amazing camps and classes to browse through. Discover more here.


Written by Jan Cleaver

Yes, I know Jan Cleaver is almost "June Cleaver" from Leave it to Beaver!  My parents had a good sense of humor.

I was a freelance writer years ago, and excited to do some editing for ChatterBlock.

The subject matter is ideal for me as a stay-at-home mom, who loves planning activities for my kids and their playmates.

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