Youth Programs

Dance Classes

Metro Parks Tacoma “Metro Art’s” program offers dance programs in Fife.
Sessions: Wednesdays 9/12-10/17, 10/24-12/5

Beginning Ballet (Ages 3-5)
Metro Arts’ ballet classes focus on technique, posture, alignment, creative expression and performance.
Cost: $32 Resident/ $37 Non Resident

Beginning Jazz (Ages 3-5)
This newly added class focuses on classic and contemporary jazz and lyrical technique with an emphasis on turns, leaps, musicality, and improvisation. Students are engaged in a supportive and safe environment that is taught at age and ability level.
Cost: $32 Resident/ $37 Non Resident

Beg/Intermediate Ballet (Ages 6-10)
This class focuses on technique, posture, alignment, expression & performance.
Cost: $47 Resident/ $52 Non Resident

Beg/Intermediate Jazz (Ages 6-10)
This newly added class focuses on classic and contemporary jazz and lyrical technique with an emphasis on turns, leaps, musicality, and improvisation. Students are engaged in a supportive and safe environment that is taught at age and ability level.
Cost: $32/Resident, $37/Non-Resident

September 12 to October 17
Beginning Ballet 4:30-5 p.m.
Beginning Jazz 5-5:30 p.m.
Beginning Intermediate Ballet 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Beg/Intermediate Jazz 6:15-6:45 p.m.

October 24 to December 5
Beginning Ballet 4:30-5 p.m.
Beginning Jazz 5-5:30 p.m.
Beginning Intermediate Ballet 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Beg/Intermediate Jazz 6:15-6:45 p.m.

Swim Lessons

Registration Information

Registration for all sessions opens August 6, 2018. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Each session has its own registration deadline. Registration can be done in person, by phone or online at cityoffife.org. Payment is due at time of registration. There is a $10 late fee per family if registering after the registration deadline.
*Sessions with holidays or closures will be prorated or adjusted accordingly.

M/W or T/Th Classes: Register

  • September 10–October 4
    Register by September 4
  • October 8–November 1
    Register by October 2
  • November 5– 21
    Register by October 30
  • November 26– December 13
    Register by November 20

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Saturday Classes: Register

  • September 15– October 27
    Register by September 12
  • November 3– December 15
    Register by October 30

Sunday Classes: Register

  • September 16– October 28
    Register by September 12
  • November 4– December 16
    Register by October 30

Private Lessons: Register

  • Private lessons are available.
  • M–TH: 9:30 a.m., 12, 12:30, 7:30–8 p.m.
    Saturday: 8:30–9 a.m., 12:30–1, 1–1:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 2–2:30 p.m., 2:30–3 p.m., 3–3:30 p.m.
  • The cost is $28.50 per 30-minute lesson.
  • *24 hours notice is required for any private lesson cancellation.

The City of Fife is an equal opportunity‎ employer.