Little Athletes Dance Classes

Ages 3 - 5 years

Keep your child moving and dancing this semester in one of the Field House fun and entertaining Ballet, Tap or Hip-Hop dance classes. Students will receive training from our expert and nurturing staff.

If you would like to sign up for a trial class, please call the registration office at 212.336.6520. All trial classes are subject to availability. Trial classes are not available during the summer.


Children must be potty-trained.

Ballet 3 - 4 years

Introductory ballet classes combine dance and rhythm games, props, imagery and storytelling, as well as basic ballet positions and movement. Through creative movement exploration, students enjoy the many physical and social benefits of group dance.

Just Dance 3 - 6 years

Through a wide array of activities students build a solid foundation of rhythm and musicality while being introduced to a variety of dance styles such as Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Modern.

Hip-Hop 3 - 6 years

This class allows students to express themselves in a creative environment. Starting with an energetic warm up, the instructors incorporates movement games, choreography and improvisation./p>

Additional dance classes for ages 5+ here.

Rules & Regulations

Youth Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

  1. The Field House at Chelsea Piers reserves the right, prior to the first class or after, to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, with full refund.
  2. Class fees are non-transferable.
  3. Age determination for all Field House classes is the student's age at the time of the first class of the enrolled semester.
Fall/Spring Semesters
  1. All youth class fees at the Field House include a $75 non-refundable registration fee.
  2. Requests for refund of class fees will be considered through the third class of the Fall/Spring semesters. All requests must be submitted in writing. Refunds are not available after the third class or for students registering after the third class in the semester. Refund of the registration fee or classes prior to the date of notification will not be considered. If you are unsure of your enrollment, you may take a trial class when available.
Summer Semesters
  1. All summer youth class fees at the Field House include a $45 non-refundable registration fee.
  2. Requests for refund of class fees will be considered up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the class. All requests must be submitted in writing.

Trial Classes

Trial classes are available for semester-based programs based on availability. Trial classes are not available during the first week of any semester and trial classes may not be reserved in advance. Trial classes range from $40-$50 depending on the specific class.

Youth Class Make-up Policy

The Field House offers two make-up classes for semester-based classes that are scheduled to meet 18 times during the semester, one make-up class for classes that meet between 13 and 15 times a semester and no make-up classes for classes that meet 10 or fewer times a semester. No make-ups are available for leagues or team practices. Students are required to pre-register for make-up classes through our Registration Office and enrollment is based on availability. We are not able to reschedule a make-up or offer makeups for missed make-up classes. Make-ups must be used during the spring semester.
PLEASE NOTE: Make-up classes are not offered for the Summer Session.

School Break Camps

Full payment must be received at the time of enrollment to secure your child's place in Camp. Refunds (less a $30/day deposit) will be granted up to one week prior to the first day of camp. After that day, no refunds will be granted for absences, transportation delays, inclement weather, withdrawals or dismissals. No make-up sessions are offered for days missed.