Foundations

Ages 18 months to 8 years

Our pre-school dance program is different than any other option in Regina and surrounding area. All of our Foundations classes offer a unique, progressive curriculum that’s been professionally designed and perfected and enables children to advance month-to-month and year-to-year. Our music selection, themes and class pace will keep children entertained and keep them moving and grooving the whole time they’re in the studio.

Our Foundations program classes are taught by certified dance educators that are fun, welcoming, calm, prepared, nurturing, lively, positive, encouraging, engaging, patient, understanding, imaginative, committed, reliable, give 110% in each class, disciplined and most importantly passionate about teaching pre-school dance. Your tot couldn’t be in better hands!

Please note the classes on this page are organized as follows:

Full-Year Performance Classes

  1. Toddler Tots // Ages 3 to 4 years
  2. Tiny Tots // Ages 4 to 5 years
  3. Advanced Tiny Tots // Ages 5 to 6 years
  4. Pre-Exam Combo // Ages 6 to 8 years

Session Classes

  1. Teenie Tots // Ages 18 months to 3 years
  2. Groovy Tots // Ages 3 to 6 years
  3. Kiddie Tots // Ages 3 to 6 years
  4. Tumble Tots // Ages 3 to 6 years

 For an overview of all of our Foundations program classes please click here.

Toddler Tots

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 3 to 4 years

Our Toddler Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 3 to 4 years in pre-ballet and tap. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital on both June 13 and 14, 2023 at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is the perfect class for tots that are new to dance and for those that participated in our Teenie Tots class.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City dress ($55 + GST and PST) and tights ($15 + GST and PST) at the beginning of the season in studio or through our online store. Shoes for girls and boys and boys uniforms can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

ShoesPink full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and Black patent or Black leather Mary Jane Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

ShoesBlack full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and Black Boys lace-up Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Tuition is divided into four (4) equal payments which includes 35 lessons from September to June and the dancer’s recital costume. Tuition payment dates are September 1, November 1, January 1 and March 1 and are subject to GST.

Tiny Tots

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 4 to 5 years

Our Tiny Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 4 to 5 years in pre-ballet and tap. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital on both June 13 and 14, 2023 at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is the perfect class for tots that are new to dance and for those that completed the Toddler Tots class.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City dress ($55 + GST and PST) and tights ($15 + GST and PST) at the beginning of the season in studio or through our online store. Shoes for girls and boys and boys uniforms can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

ShoesPink full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and Black patent or Black leather Mary Jane Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

ShoesBlack full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and Black Boys lace-up Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Tuition is divided into four (4) equal payments which includes 35 lessons from September to June and the dancer’s recital costume. Tuition payment dates are September 1, November 1, January 1 and March 1 and are subject to GST.

Advanced Tiny Tots

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 5 to 6 years

Our Advanced Tiny Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 5 to 6 years in tap and pre-ballet. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital on both June 13 and 14, 2023 at the Conexus Arts Centre. This is the perfect class for tots that are new to dance and for those that completed the Tiny Tots class.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City dress ($55 + GST and PST) and tights ($15 + GST and PST) at the beginning of the season in studio or through our online store. Shoes for girls and boys and boys uniforms can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

ShoesPink full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and Black patent or Black leather Mary Jane Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

ShoesBlack full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand) and Black Boys lace-up Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Tuition is divided into four (4) equal payments which includes 35 lessons from September to June and the dancer’s recital costume. Tuition payment dates are September 1, November 1, January 1 and March 1 and are subject to GST.

Pre-Exam Combination

Full-Year Performance Class // Ages 6 to 8 years

Our Pre-Exam Combo class is designed for dancers who have completed Advanced Tiny Tots or for 7 to 8 year olds that are new to dance. This class includes tap, jazz and acrobatics and is a 1.5 hour class once a week. The professionally designed curriculum for this class is theme-based and progresses from month to month, and each month students will take home a skill chart that outlines all of the steps that were focused on that month. Students have in-class parent showcases throughout the year and finish the season in June performing in our annual year-end recital at the Conexus Arts Centre. The competitive Pre-Primary ballet class is recommended at this level for students with previous dance experience.

All girls will be provided with a Dance City bodysuit ($35 + GST and PST), tights ($15 + GST and PST) and optional skirt ($20 + GST and PST) at the beginning of the season in studio or through our online store. Shoes for girls and boys and boys uniforms can be purchased at one of the local dance supply stores.

Dress Code: Girls

ShoesBeige leather low-heel tap shoes (Bloch Mary Jane or Capezio) and Pink full-sole ballet slippers (Bloch or Capezio)

Apparel: Dance City issued pink bodysuit

Tights: Dance City issued pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

ShoesBlack Boys lace-up Tap shoes (Capezio or Block brand) and White full sole Ballet slippers (Capezio or Bloch brand)

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Tuition is divided into four (4) equal payments which includes 35 lessons from September to June and the dancer’s recital costume. Tuition payment dates are September 1, November 1, January 1 and March 1 and are subject to GST.

Teenie Tots

Session Class // Ages 18 months to 3 years

Our Teenie Tots class offers an exciting introduction to dance for tots aged 18 months to three years. Students in this class explore movement through music, storytelling and the use of instruments and props, and the class offers a comforting setting for new dancers as mom, dad or guardian will be in the class by their side. Sessions are offered started in September (fall session, 12 weeks), January (winter session, 12 weeks) and April (spring session, 8 weeks).

Dress Code: Girls

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, bare feet or ballet slippers

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, bare feet or ballet slippers

Fall Session Classes // September 2022 to December 2022
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Winter Session Classes // January 2023 to April 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Spring Session Classes // April 2023 to June 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Groovy Tots

Session Class // Ages 3 to 6 years

Our Groovy Tots class combines hip hop, jazz and tumbling for tots aged 3 to 6 years. No shoes or special clothing required but a great way to burn some energy, try out some new dance moves to great music and meet some new friends! Exercises are carefully designed to suit your child’s age and ability. Students do not participate in our year-end recital; however, do finish the session with a mini in-studio performance! This is the perfect class for active tots, and is often taken in addition to Toddler, Tiny or Advanced Tiny Tots. Sessions are offered started in September (fall session, 12 weeks), January (winter session, 12 weeks) and April (spring session, 8 weeks).

Dress Code: Girls

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, slippers or indoor runners

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with socks, slippers or indoor runners

Fall Session Classes // September 2022 to December 2022
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Winter Session Classes // January 2023 to April 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Spring Session Classes // April 2023 to June 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Kiddie Tots

Session Class // Ages 3 to 6 years

Our Kiddie Tots class includes movement and music for tots aged 3 to 6 years in pre-ballet and tap. The curriculum for this class is based off the curriculum in our Toddler, Tiny and Advanced Tiny Tots class but is delivered in a session as opposed to full-year class. Students do not participate in our year-end recital; however, do finish the session with a mini in-studio performance! Sessions are offered started in January (winter session, 12 weeks) and April (spring session, 8 weeks).

Dress Code: Girls

Shoes: Dance City issued tap and ballet shoes

Apparel: Dance bodysuit of dancer’s choice

Tights: Pink tights

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Shoes: Dance City issued tap and ballet shoes

Apparel: Black shorts and white fitted t-shirt

Socks: Black socks

Winter Session Class // January 2023 to April 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Spring Session Class // April 2023 to June 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Tumble Tots

Session Class // Ages 3 to 6 years

Our Tumble Tots class combines dance, gymnastics and floor tumbling to emphasize strength, balance and flexibility for tots aged 3 to 6 years. Exercises are carefully designed to suit each student’s age and ability. This is the perfect class for active tots, and is often taken in addition to Toddler, Tiny or Advanced Tiny Tots. It’s the perfect option to enhance your child’s athletic stages of their development. Students do not participate in our year-end recital; however, do finish the session with a mini in-studio performance! This is the perfect class for active tots, and is often taken in addition to Toddler, Tiny or Advanced Tiny Tots. Sessions are offered started in September (fall session, 12 weeks), January (winter session, 12 weeks) and April (spring session, 8 weeks).

Dress Code: Girls

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with bare feet

Hair: Pulled off the face

Dress Code: Boys

Apparel: Comfortable clothing with bare feet

Fall Session Classes // September 2022 to December 2022
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Winter Session Classes // January 2023 to April 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

Spring Session Classes // April 2023 to June 2023
Tuition for this session class is a one-time payment due at the beginning of the session and is subject to GST.

10 Month Classes (September to June) Cancellation Policy

  • A parent/guardian must complete a cancellation form provided by Dance City prior to the next tuition pay period. (Prior to September 1, November 1, January 1, March 1)
  • Refunds are not provided for any missed classes
  • If lessons are canceled prior to March 1, recital costume becomes the property of Dance City.  No refunds provided.
  • Registration Fees are non refundable

Session Classes Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation refund is only accepted if cancellation form has been submitted to Dance City within 7 days of the student’s registration date.
  • Any cancellations received after the 7 days may qualify for full credit if notice has been received before the 1st class.
  • $35.00 Registration fee will not be refunded.