Top Dance Classes for Kids in Vancouver

Published Aug 18, 2015 | Updated Oct 28, 2019

So many dance lessons are available in the area, but which one should we choose? Ballet, jazz, hip hop.... Here is a bit of our own research to help choose the right class for your young dancer.

 Top Kids' Dance Classes in Vancouver, BC  

Boogaloo Academy

Boogaloo offers classes for all ages and levels in ballet, jazz, musical theatre, theatre arts, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, breakin’ dj workshops and more! Of special note is their award winning Professional Division in classical and urban dance styles. The faculty of exemplary role models inspire students to achieve artistic and technical excellence while nurturing all aspects of their development.

World Dance Co.

Located in the heart of Burnaby, World Dance is the most complete dance studio in the Lower Mainland specializing in Latin dances plus regular dance classes. Their mandate is to provide the best quality instruction at the most affordable prices.

Kids' classes are offered in Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, and Latin Dance.

Gateway Theatre

The Gateway Academy offers year-round acting, musical theatre classes for youth aged 6–18; professional actors, directors, playwrights and choreographers instruct classes, giving students transferable, practical, creative and real world skills.

They provide process-based learning in which students be trained to strengthen vital skills for vibrant self expression.

Place des Arts

PDA is a long established arts centre and music school in Coquitlam. Youth and teen dance classes are offered in ballet, acrobatic dance, lyrical dance, jazz dance, hip hop, song & dance, contemporary, and tap at all levels from recreational to pre-professional training. Highly skilled dance and movement teachers take pride in making sure all students receive personalized attention.

Gabriela's Movement Studio

Gabriela's Movement Studio offers high quality Ballet, Creative Movement and Art classes specialized for children from 2 to 9 years old.

Gabriela is a true believer of the many benefits that a dance education has in the development of the whole child and takes time to recognize individual personalities in order for her students to get the most out of each class.


CircusWest is Vancouver’s circus performing arts society--a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages.

Intro dance class offerings include acrobatics, and trampoline, as well as a general intro to circus arts. Intermediate and advanced classes are available as well, most notably their Dance Technique for Circus class.

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