Youth/Teens

Classes for ages 6 - 17 

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Fall Class registration starts Tuesday, Aug. 18 for Fairfield residents, Thursday, Aug. 20 for non-residents. Register via phone only at 513-867-5348.

We take the health of your family, and our staff, very seriously. As we return to operation, please be aware of the following modifications: 

Community Arts Center modifications:

  • The lobby has been modified to promote social distancing
  • Signage and hand sanitizing stations will be at all entrances
  • Plexiglass has been installed at the front desk
  • The second floor will remain closed unless needed for an event
  • social distancing floor markers will be at the front desk 
  • The senior lounge will remain closed along with all 55+ leader-directed and self-directed programs

Program modifications:

  • Participants will be asked to remain in the lobby until instructor opens the door to assure sanitation of the class room has taken place prior to entry
  • Participants in children’s programs will have their temperature checked prior to class
  • Participants will be required to wash/sanitize hands upon entering and exiting the classroom
  • Hand sanitizer stations have been installed in our programming rooms
  • Tables will be spaced out in classrooms
  • Participants will exit the classrooms from the exterior doors
childrens pottery class offered

CHILDREN'S POTTERY
Every Tuesday, Sept. 8 - Oct. 13 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Community Arts Center Art Studio
Fairfield resident: $85, Non-resident: $90
Ages 6 – 12 | Instructors: Maggie and Kevin Carpenter

Various hand-building techniques demonstrated for students to form their own functional and decorative pieces of art from clay. 


YOUTH HALLOWEEN PAINTING

YOUTH HALLOWEEN PAINTINGS - NEW
Friday, Oct. 9 from 6 - 8 pm
Community Arts Center Art Studio
Fairfield resident: $30, Non-resident: $35
Ages 6 – 12 | Instructor: Crystal Chmielewski

Let the fun side of Halloween come alive and paint your own Trick or Treat Bag! See display in the Art Studio window. 

Spooky Science class offered

SPOOKY SCIENCE
Every Wednesday, Oct. 14 - 28 from 6 - 7:30 pm
Community Arts Center Children's Room
Fairfield resident: $45, Non-resident: $50
Ages 6 – 12 | Instructor: Marcy Martin 

Get into Halloween spirit in this fun hands-on-workshop where you will scare up some science with some ghostly science experiments.

childrens pottery class offered

CHILDREN'S POTTERY
Every Tuesday, Oct. 27 - Dec. 8 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Community Arts Center Art Studio
Fairfield resident: $85, Non-resident: $90
Ages 6 – 12 | Instructors: Maggie and Kevin Carpenter

Various hand-building techniques demonstrated for students to form their own functional and decorative pieces of art from clay. No class on November 24.

Sign up for Halloween Cake class

HALLOWEEN CAKE - NEW
Friday, Oct. 30 from 6 - 8 pm
Community Arts Center Children's Room
Fairfield resident: $30, Non-resident: $35
Ages 6 – 12 | Instructor: Crystal Chmielewski

Decorate a cake with a Halloween theme. No experience needed.


FAIRFIELD STARZ BEGINNING DANCE AND ACRO PROGRAM

Taught by Jean Meyers, Fairfield Starz Dance and Acro Program runs from September through December. There will be an Open House on September 2 from 6-7 p.m. No class the weeks of October 12 or November 23.

BEGINNER ACROBATICS (ACRO)
AGES 5 - 14
This program centers 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.

Mondays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 14 from 4:15 - 5 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125

BEGINNER DANCE
AGES 4 - 6
This class will work on the basics of ballet, traditional dance, tap, and jazz. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Two sessions available:
Session 1:
Mondays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 14 from 1 - 1:45 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125
Session 2: Mondays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 14 from 5 - 5:45 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125

INTERMEDIATE DANCE I
AGES 6 - 8
This is a combination class including ballet and tap technique. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Mondays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 14 from 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125

INTERMEDIATE DANCE II
AGES 8 - 10
This class is designed to move beyond the fundamentals of basic dance, while refining skills and technique while developing strength, confidence and flexibility. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Wednesdays, Sept. 16 - Dec. 16 from 7:15 - 8 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125

PRE-TEEN DANCE
AGES 11 - 13
This class will focus on faster more intricate footwork in tap while becoming more proficient in ballet and jazz movement and technique. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Mondays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 14 from 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125

TEEN DANCE
AGES 13 AND UP
Teens will enjoy learning ballet, jazz and tap while developing confidence, mental concentration, physical coordination and grace. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Mondays, Sept. 14 - Dec. 14 from 7:15 - 8 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125

PRE-POINTE/BEGINNER POINTE AND BALLET TECHNIQUE
PRE-POINTE - AGES 10 AND UP
BEGINNER POINTE - AGES 11 AND UP WITH INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION
Previous ballet experience required and students must also be enrolled in Intermediate II, Pre-Teen or Teen Dance. Students will focus on ballet technique. Leather ballet slippers required.

Wednesdays, Sept. 16 - Dec. 16 from 4:15 - 5 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125


HIP HOP CLASSES

The Fairfield Starz Hip Hop Program is taught by Jean Meyers and runs from September-November. There will be an Open House on September 2 from 6 - 7 p.m. No class the week of October 12. 

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.

JUNIOR HIP HOP CLASS 
AGES 5 - 8
Wednesdays, Sept. 9 - Nov. 18 from 5 - 5:45 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125
INTERMEDIATE HIP HOP CLASS
AGES 7 - 9
Wednesdays, Sept. 9 - Nov. 18 from 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125
SENIOR HIP HOP CLASS AGES
10 AND UP
Wednesdays, Sept. 9 - Nov. 18 from 5:45 - 6:30 pm
Fairfield resident, $110, Non-resident: $125