Family Resources


This page lists kids dance programs, classes, and competitive dance teams in the Gainesville, Florida area. Listings include kids ballet, modern, lyrical, tap, jazz, and hip-hop classes as well as programs showcasing a variety of different types of dance and classes for young children to explore dance in general.
Cameron Dancenter

Cameron Dancenter offers a wide range of instruction from beginning levels to preparation for professional performing.   The primary objective of each class is to instill a love for dance and the technique for creative performance appropriate to the level of training.   Classes offered for ages 2 1/2 and up. Styles of Dance: Ballet, point, tap, jazz, acrobatics, modern & hip-hop. Other Location: Haile Village Center:5211 SW 91st Terrace , Gainesville, FL 32608  /  (352) 335-7785

5003 NW 34th St, Suite B, Gainesville, Fl
Chosen Dance Ministry

Dance Instruction in a Christ centered environment. Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Jazz and Tap

Age: 2-9+
10000 W Newberry Road, Gainesville, Florida
Doxa Dance Studio

DOXA Dance Studio was founded by Suzanne Barroso and Sarah Elder in 1998. With a passion for dance and a heart for worship, DOXA offers a full array of classes for students of all ages and abilities, starting at age 3. Styles of Dance: Ballet, tap, jazz & hip-hop

490 SW 60th Street, Suite 6, Gainesville, Fl
GACA (Gainesville Association for the Creative Arts)

Now registering for fall programs. Classes begin September 30th. The Gainesville Association for the Creative Arts was founded in 1967 by parents and educators who wanted education in the arts to be available to all area children.  They recognized the positive relationship among education in the arts, academics, and self-esteem. In small workshops, usually 8 to 10 children, GACA creates a non-pressured atmosphere where creativity can flourish.   We offer programs in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer f ...

Hogan School of Irish Dance

The Hogan School of Irish Dance is the premier certified Irish dancing school in the Greater Gainesville region, serving Gainesville, Ocala, Williston, Jonesville, High Springs, Lake City, and the surrounding areas. Love the shows Riverdance and Lord of the Dance? Learn this graceful and upbeat dance form while enjoying the authentic rhythms of Ireland. Classes for all ages and all levels (beginners through champions) taught by an award-winning and certified instructor. If you want to have fun stayi ...

7050 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, Fl, 32608 (Classes held at Independance Studio), Gainesville, Fl
Hula Dance Class

Beginner Hula Dance Classes for girls aged 6 and up. Learn from a professional Hawaiian instructor.

Unified Training Center, 809 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL
Independance Studio iDance4All Classes

iDance4All is a dance class offering children with special needs in our community an opportunity for self expression and physical activity through dance.   The class is offered at IndepenDance Studios by Dance instructors and volunteers.   Therapeutic input is provided by volunteer community therapists (Occupational/Physical) in order to facilitate learning.   Every child should have the opportunity for creative outlet regardless of their individual challenges.   IndepenDANCE Studio fosters this opportuni ...

7050 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, Fl
Isle of Skye Highland Dance Studio

Isle of Skye Highland Dance Studio offers classes and training in traditional scottish highland dancing Styles of Dance: Scottish Highland Dancing for students 4 and up

809 West University Avenue, Gainesville, Fl
Joni Messler Studio of Dance

The School maintains a commitment to offer children and adults of all ages a variety of dance courses designed to provide physical and aesthetic benefits unmatched by and other athletic endeavor.  In keeping high standards, and growth as our priorities, our goal is to continue to provide personal attention and training our students are accustomed to receiving. Styles of Dance: Ballet, point, tap, jazz and modern.

1501 NW 16th Ave, Gainesville, Fl
S-Connection Aerial Dance

Aerial dance classes available for children and adults. Students will learn skills on static trapeze, aerial silks and floor acrobatics. No experience necessary, but good physical condition is required. See PDF for days and times.

3500 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville, FL
Sun Country Dance Theatre

Founded in August 2008, Sun Country Dance Theatre (SCDT) is a Federal not-for-profit 501(c)(3) ballet-based pre-professional performing company directed by Judy Benton, a well-respected dance professional with more than 28 years of dance company experience. This is our artistic, charitable and education mission statement:   -   To develop the artistic talent of our youth, by providing pre-professional training and performance experience for regional dancers and choreographers.    -   To enhance the cult ...

333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, Fl
Sun Country Gym Bus

Our self-contained unit comes complete with professional equipment created especially for the beginning gymnast.   And our trained, certified coaches provide an innovative, exciting curriculum in this unique environment.   Our mobile gymnasium travels to your child's school or daycare for a convenient, structured workout!   The Sun Country Gym Bus offers the best fundamental child's gymnasium program available today.   Enroll now, and we will help produce a happier, healthier, stronger child! Gym Bus Dan ...

Sun Country Tiny Dancers

The newest addition to our Dance Sun Country program - TINY DANCERS!! No specific dance attire for our new TINY DANCERS!! Shorts, shirts, bare legs and bare feet. BUT, if the little ballerinas would like to wear a leotard - any style and color is just fine!

333 S.W. 140th Terrace, Gainesville, Florida
Williston School of Dance

We train dancers in ballet, modern, jazz, tap, Irish dance, and hip hop. We are owned and operated by the GFWC Williston Junior Woman's Club. Our teachers are adult professionals who hold degrees and have full background checks; most are also parents ourselves. We would love to teach your child. Classes are for preschoolers to adults, beginner to advanced, boys and girls. We serve recreational students seeking fun after-school enrichment to serious dancers preparing for careers in the field. Select studen ...

153 NW 6th Street, Williston, FL
Yopp Enrichment Classes

Yopp offers enrichment classes for kids aged 2-18. Class offerings change seasonally and may be taken individually, or for a whole semester as desired. Class offerings include dance, drama, art, fitness and more. Visit the website for details on the current classes being offered.

524 NW 1st Street, Gainesville, Fl