Little Stars Dance

Dance Academy classes for children ages 3-5 combine the basic elements of dance with creative self-expression. Young dancers practice skill development, stimulate their imaginations, and explore movement through music.


Winter/Spring: January 21 - June 11, 2018
No Classes: February 14 - 20 • April 1 • April 9 - 13 • May 26 - 28

REGISTRATION IS ONGOING. Classes are prorated if you join once the semester has started.

TO ENROLL: Click on desired class time.

Creative Movement
(3- 4 years) 45 mins.
Flip & Twirl
(3-4 years) 75 mins.
Tap & Jazz Kids
(3-5 years) 45 mins.
Ballroom Kids
(3-5 years) 45 mins.
Hip Hop Kids
(3-5 years) 45 mins.

Pricing Prorated prices reflected at checkout.

Member Non-Member
45 min., 1x/wk,
18 classes (Jan. 21 - Jun. 11)
$399 $470
75 min., 1x/wk,
18 classes (Jan. 21 - Jun. 11)
$608 $715

Flip & Twirl Ages 3 - 4

This exciting class combines the strength, balance and power of gymnastics with the focus, rhythm, and coordination of dance. Children learn the basics of gymnastics, pre-ballet and creative movement. The class consists of 45 minutes of expressive and explorative dance plus 30 minutes of progressive gymnastics and neuromuscular training.

Creative Movement Ages 3 - 4

Young dancers practice skill development, stimulate their imaginations, and explore movement through music. Children practice rhythm and musicality.

Tap & Jazz Kids Ages 3 - 5

This class focuses on an introduction to the foundations of tap and jazz movement. Participants will learn listening and coordination skills, as well as the basics of retaining movement patterns. The class involves a structured format designed for the early development of self-expression and physical exploration.

Ballroom Kids Ages 3 - 5

Children learn the footwork and arms positions of numerous social dances including Jive, Merengue, and Samba. Students practice rhythm, musicality, and creative self-expression.

Hip Hop Kids Ages 3 - 5

Students learn new hip hop dance skills and choreography, stimulate their imaginations, and explore movement through music. Children develop rhythm and musicality.

Rules & Regulations

Youth Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

  1. Chelsea Piers Connecticut reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, prior to, or following, the first class of the semester. Appropriate refunds will be granted.
  2. Requests for class fee refunds (not including a non-refundable reservation fee and the fee for any classes taken) will be considered through the third class of the semester, for classes that meet 12 or more times.
  3. The non-refundable reservation fee is $50 for classes that meet 10 times or more and $25 for classes that meet 9 times or less.
  4. Refunds are not available for cancellations made after the third class of the semester, or for students registering late in the semester.
  5. All requests must be submitted in writing.
  6. No refunds are available for summer classes or classes that meet fewer than 11 times.
  7. Trial classes may be available for students unsure of enrollment. See details below.
  8. Class fees are not transferable to another student.
  9. Students may transfer from one class to another during the semester if there is availability. Additional class fees may apply if there is a price differential between classes.
  10. Refunds are not available for absences, transportation delays, inclement weather, withdrawals, dismissals, strike/work stoppage, natural disaster or reasons beyond the control of Chelsea Piers, disrupts or forces the cancellation of class.

Trial Classes

Trial classes are available for semester-based programs based on availability. Trial classes may not be reserved in advance. Trial classes range from $30-$90 depending on the specific class. Trial classes are not available for swimming or ice skating programs.

Youth Class Make-up Policy

No make-ups are available for aquatics classes/programs, leagues, team practices, advanced lacrosse classes and tennis classes. Additionally, no make-ups are available for programs that are fewer than 10 classes. Chelsea Piers offers 2 make-up classes for the remaining semester-based classes that are scheduled to meet 16 or more times during the semester and 1 make-up class for programs that meet 11-15 times.  Make-ups must be scheduled with each Program Director.