children activity centers, Unted dance center
Location: Maitland and Raymond Terrace
Ages: From 18 months
Cost: Registration fee, class fee and costume/s
Trial offered: Yes
Parents allowed: Only in ‘Baby Boppers’
Contact Phone: 0434 634 138
Active/Creative Kids Voucher: Yes
Working With Children: Yes

What you need to know:

Offers recreational and competitive classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical & Contemporary and Hip-Hop. United Dance also offers a competitive group dance program with low commitment and low cost. It’s called ‘Mini Kick Start’ and is a Jazz/Hip Hop program for 6-11 years. They only compete in 2 or 3 local competitions during the year and there is no requirement for them to do more than 1 class a week. There are no try-outs and it’s a good way to give your child a taste of competitive dancing.

United Dance also offers classes for 18 months-2 years called ‘Baby Boppers’ where parents participate in the class and there is no end of year concert. The ‘Munchkin Magic’ class is for 2-5 years and is a combination of Tap, Jazz and Ballet. There is an end of year concert (optional participation) which requires costume fees.

There is a registration fee of $40 for all classes excluding Munchkin Magic which is $70 and the cost of classes depends on the length of them but start at $10. There is a siblings discount of 5% and if you pay the full term amount early they offer a 10% discount. There is no requirement to buy United Dance uniform but there is the added cost of paying for costumes for the end of year concert and there is a $40 concert rehearsal fee. They also offer a 30 day money back guarantee.

The United Dance vibe is all about enhancing self confidence and growth, making students feel valued and part of a second family.

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