General Information

This Pre-Dance/Tap Combo class is intended for children ages 3-5, and will be a combination of 30 minutes ballet instruction and 30 minutes tap dance instruction.

All ages will have the following subjects covered during each session: Correct Alignment, Team Work, Combination Memory, Identifying Moods/Emotions

Pre-Dance Skills Taught: Introduce the following: Pointed Toes, Straight Legs, Turns, Jumps, 3-4 Ballet Vocabulary Words

Develop: Correct Posture, Partnering & Team Work, Minimally Structured Improv, Dancing by General Emotions

Master: Listening, Social Interactions, Beginning Dance Etiquette

2020 Spring Session:  March 31 – June 6

Registration is available online now, and will be in the church brochure racks for Spring Session by March 6. They will be accepted online and in the Sports and Recreation Office until March 31, or until the class fills up, whichever occurs first. Late registrations will be accepted if space is available. Office hours are 9am-4:30pm.

Fee:  $75.00 class fee ($5.00 fee retained if refund requested)
Spring Session Only: additional fee for Spring Festival Costume to be paid for at Parent Meeting or during first week of classes with check/cash. $30
Uniform required, see “Important Information” tab for list of uniform requirements and cost.
Payment required at time of purchase/order at Parent Meeting or during first week of classes.
Refund Policy: No refund will be given to any participant who withdraws after the first week of class. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any participant removed from the class during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.


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Important Information

Day and Time: Tuesday 5:00pm-6:00pm

Parents of ALL students registered:  Required Parent Meeting Thursday, March 26 at 6pm  Location: at First Friends Church.  Required Shoe, Uniform  will be sized/available to purchase, ordered at meeting and during first week of classes.  Payment due at time of order/purchase.   Spring Session Only:  Costumes will be ordered for Spring Festival.  Fee $30, sizing will be done at Parent Meeting and fee is due at same time.   Make check out to First Friends Church.

What do students wear to dance class?
The required uniform is:
  • Black Cap-Sleeve Leotard $10.00 or $15.00 (with or without skirt)
  • Revolution Dancewear Classic Pink Convertible Tights $10.00
  • Pink Ballet Slippers:  Canvas $10.00, or Leather $15.00
  • Wrap skirt if wearing leotard without skirt $10.00
  • Tap Shoes (not available for purchase at First Friends church)
  • The uniform for boys is:
    White T-shirt tucked into black sweat pants.  Black ballet slippers required if child continues with dance classes.

Other uniform requirements:

  • No words/illustrations on the derriere.
  • Shirts must cover midriff and shoulders.
  • Bottoms must be fingertip length or longer.
  • Students with long hair must pull the hair back.
Spring Dance Festival:  Saturday, June 6 at 6pm inside First Friends Gym
Dress Rehearsal:  Friday, June 5  (see instructor for schedule)
Winter Dance Festival:  Saturday, March 14 at 6pm inside First Friends Gym
Dress Rehearsal:  Friday, March 13  (see instructor for schedule)
Questions?  Contact First Friends Sports and Recreation Ministry at Ph #330-966-6868, email
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Parent Resources

Spring Session Parent Welcome Letter (click here to view and print) (coming soon)

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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