Preschool

Register now for Summer B and Fall A sessions. Registration for Fall A begins August 14 (Fairfield residents) and August 16 (non-residents). Registrations are accepted at the Parks and Recreation Department Office in the Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, or by calling 867-5348. Download the registration form here.

Classes for ages 2 - 6**

Time 2 Learn

AGES 2 - 3 | INSTRUCTOR: Marcy Martin
Kids are introduced to basic skills, concepts (shapes, numbers and colors)  and  socialization skills in a fun engaging way. An adult must stay with the child.

SessionCourse #WednesdaysTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Summer B
7/25 - 8/2910:30 - 11:30 AM$40/$45Community Arts Center
Fall A#ED19/12 - 10/2410 - 11 AM$40/$45Community Arts Center


Time 2 Learn - HALLOWEEN STYLE (1 Day only!)

AGES 2 - 3 | INSTRUCTOR: Marcy Martin
Kids and adult enjoy fun activities with a Halloween theme. An adult must stay with the child.

SessionCourse #WednesdayTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall A#ED2Oct 3110 - 11 AM$12/$17Community Arts Center

Summer Smarts

AGES 4 - 6 | INSTRUCTOR: Aimee Ehlen
Kids must recognize their ABC's to enroll in this class so they can start to learn phonics. Through cutting, pasting, and writing their names, fine motor skills are included in the fun activities. No class July 5. 

SessionThursdaysTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Summer A6/7 - 7/1911 am - 12:30 PM$55/$60Community Arts Center
Summer B7/26 - 8/3011 am - 12:30 PM$55/$60Community Arts Center

Kids in the Kitchen

Ages 3 - 6 | Instructor: Aimee Ehlen
Easy recipes, simple measurement and kitchen safety are introduced in the class. All food allergies must be listed at registration. Note that this class may use food containing nuts.

SessionCourse #MondaysTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall A#AC110/29 - 11/1210 - 11:30 AM45$40/$17Community Arts Center


FAIRFIELD STARZ BEGINNING DANCE AND ACRO PROGRAM

The Fairfield Starz Dance and Acro Program is taught by Jean Meyers and runs from September - December, with the Recital on Saturday, December 15th in the Community Arts Center Theater. There will be an Open House on 9/5 from 6-7 pm. No class on 10/8, 10/17, 11/19 or 11/21.

Beginning Ballerinas

AGES 2 1/2 - 5 | INSTRUCTOR: Jean Meyers
Students who are just entering the world of ballet will learn the basics of dance and movement spending time at the ballet barre and progressing out into floor work. Ballet shoes are required. 

SessionCourse #DateTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall APAD03Mon, 9/10 - 12/1010:30 - 11:15 AM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio
Fall APAD04Mon, 9/10 - 12/1011:45 AM - 12:30 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio

Pee Wee Beginner Acrobatics (ACRO)

AGES 2.5 - 5 | INSTRUCTOR: Jean Meyers
This class is a mini version of the acro program and is created and designed especially for preschoolers. Basic tumbling skills will include: backbends, cartwheels, hand/headstands, rolls and other acrobatic skills. Acro classes will not perform in the fall recital.

SessionCourse #DateTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall APAD01Mon, 9/10 - 12/1011:15 - 11:45 AM$75/$80CAC Dance Studio

Beginner Acrobatics (ACRO)

AGES 5 - 14 | INSTRUCTOR: Jean Meyers
This program is centered on fundamental acrobatic technique. Basic tumbling skills will include: backbends, cartwheels, hand/headstands, rolls and other acrobatic skills. Acro classes will not perform in the fall recital. 

SessionCourse #DateTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall APAD02Mon, 9/10 - 12/104:15 - 5 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio


Beginner Dance 

AGES 4 - 6 | INSTRUCTOR: Jean Meyers
This class will work on the basics of ballet, traditional dance, tap and jazz. Ballet and Tap shoes are required. 

SessionCourse #DateTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall APAD05Mon, 9/10 - 12/101 - 1:45 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio
Fall APAD06Mon, 9/10 - 12/105 - 5:45 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio

Junior Hip Hop Class

AGES 5 - 8 | INSTRUCTOR: Jean Meyers
Hip-Hop dance is high energy and encompasses many of the classical dance styles, but is presented in a street or non-traditional format. Students will learn rhythm, control, posture and coordination through age-appropriate hip hop choreography with no suggestive music/movements. Hip Hop classes will perform at Farm-R-Treat on 10/17 and Light Up Fairfield on 12/1 instead of the fall recital. 

SessionCourse #DateTimeR/NR Fee*Location
Fall APAD13Wed, 9/12 - 12/125 - 5:45 PM$110/$125CAC Dance Studio

*Fairfield resident/Non-resident Fee
**Please note that child must be potty-trained unless listed as adult/child class.