Youth Dance Classes

Dance classes are a great way to keep kids active, expand their creativity, introduce them to fun new activities. NCPRD offers a variety of dance classes for kids ages 3 to 11. Download a PDF of Youth Dance Classes.

Looking for summer camps? See youth summer camp offerings here.

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Registration opens for NCPRD residents on April 12 at 9 a.m., and for non-residents on April 19. Register here.

Tiny Tots Pre-Ballet
Ages 3-4.
This class, open to boys and girls, provides an introduction to ballet. Dancers will learn body awareness, rhythm, classroom technique, ballet positions and free movement. Parents are welcome to watch the last 5 minutes of class. No class July 4.

Little Dancers Ballet & Jazz
Ages 5-6. Build strength and confidence through ballet and jazz dance styles while increasing agility, grace and coordination. Learning classroom etiquette, ballet positions, creative movement, basic across-the-floor combinations, and simple choreography make a great foundation for any little dancer. Open to boys and girls.

Beginner Dancers Ballet & Jazz
Ages 6-8. Build character while exploring ballet and jazz dance styles. Learn choreography while increasing agility, grace and coordination. Focus will be ballet positions, leaps and technique. No experience needed. Open to boys and girls.

Hip Hop/Funk
Ages 5-7 and 8-11. Discover the art of innovation while exploring the fundamentals of bouncing, rocking and grooving with hip hop dance. Develop your own personal style by studying both past and present dance moves. Practice how to put moves together and create new ones. Learn freestyling, choreography and musicality to up your dance game and share with your friends and family at your next dance party. Open to boys and girls.


Are masks required for NCPRD programs?
Effective Saturday, March 12, 2022, North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District (NCPRD) will no longer require staff and visitors to use face coverings in all NCPRD buildings and facilities, in accordance with the statewide mandate. Masks will still be made available for visitors upon request.

Are Happy Valley residents still able to sign up for NCPRD recreation programs?
The City of Happy Valley has officially withdrawn from North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District. Happy Valley residents are welcome to sign up for NCPRD youth and adult programs, but as of July 1, 2020 are no longer eligible to receive discounted NCPRD resident rates and priority registration.

Are scholarships available for NCPRD Youth Programs?
Yes, scholarships are available for NCPRD-sponsored or run programs, and for in-district residents only. Download the scholarship application here.

NCPRD Scholarship requests will be awarded or denied based on verifiable information provided by the applicant and the criteria established. Scholarships are granted or denied based on financial need as determined by NCPRD staff. Scholarships can be submitted by email to Kandi Ho at

What if I want to pay with cash or check, instead of online with a credit card?
If unable to register online, contact us at to arrange a time for cash/check payment.