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Drumming, Music, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8+
Arts Abound is proud to announce a new edition to our musical instruments! Your kids will love learning how to play the hand drums on our new authentic djembes imported straight from Ghana. Students will learn different hand drumming and body percussion techniques as well as contemporary and cultural percussion songs! This class will also include learning other percussion instruments and rhythmic songs! This class is offered at both the junior (Gr. 3-6) and senior (Gr. 6+) level.
Art Adventure Camps
Camp, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Experience a variety of forms of art at our Art Adventure Camps! Camps include PD Day Camps, March Break Camps, and a variety of Summer Day Camps. Each camp includes a variety of arts activities, including dance, music, visual art, drama, crafting, and more. Camp are split into small groups by age, so that activities can be tailored to the abilities of each camper. See the Camp & Events Tab for more information.
Visual Arts, Dance, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Explore the arts at Arts Abound! Designed for younger students, Art Explorers is the class to introduce your children to the arts. Each class includes 30 minutes of visual arts and 30 minutes of dance, with a focusing on enjoying the arts, building confidence, and encouraging creativity.
Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Preschool
Introduce your preschooler to the arts with Arts Avenue. Arts Avenue is a daytime program designed to allow children of all abilities to develop their imagination and creativity through structured lessons in music, dance, and visual art. During this 2.5 hour session, children will participate in activities in both small and large groups that exercise their minds and bodies. Students may only register for one morning of the Arts Avenue program a week. Open to students ages 2.5 to 4 years old.
Please Note: Arts Avenue is a recreation program designed to provide preschool aged children with meaningful participation in an arts-based curriculum. Arts Abound is not a licensed child care centre and does not provide any child care or daycare services.
Arts for All
Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Exceptional, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Arts for All is an arts program designed for children with exceptional needs. With smaller class sizes, that offer more one-on-one support, class activities are adapted to the unique needs of each participant to provide them an opportunity to express themselves. Each class includes visual arts, music and dance, with a focusing on enjoying the arts.
Bop ‘Til You Drop
Dance, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Explore the art of dance with Bop ‘Til You Drop. Each session allows children to experiment and express themselves through creative movement and experience different forms of dance such as ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop. Throughout the program children will develop their coordination and creativity, while building their confidence. Tap shoes will be provided.
Theatre, Dance, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Sing and dance just like the stars on Broadway! Broadway Stars is a fun and engaging musical theatre program that introduces students to many different musical theatre styles that encourage self-expression, build confidence, and help them discover their inner star!
Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Drop In, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Enjoy a night out while your kids have a fun night of art activities and a movie at Arts Abound! Once a month, Arts Abounds hosts a Date Night from 5-9pm, giving parents a well-deserved night off! Art activities for the evening include drama games, music, dance, and visual art.
Visual Arts, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8+
Emerging Artists is designed to inspire a growing interest in art and to build on skills in sketching, painting, and sculpture. The class is designed to create a time and place where young artists can come together, express themselves and develop their own artistic awareness and techniques.
Feel The Beat
Dance, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Feel The Beat is an upbeat dance program designed for older students. With a focus on personal growth and having fun, students will develop their confidence and coordination as they explore jazz and hip hop dance styles in an energetic and positive environment.
I Can Classes
Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Preschool
Let your preschooler discover the arts through the I Can Classes. I Can Create, I Can Dance, and I Can Sing are 30 minute classes designed to introduce your preschooler to visual art, dance, and music in a fun and engaging environment. Each program builds on your child’s emerging skills, while providing them with an opportunity to explore their creativity. Try one, two or all three of these classes.
Dance, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8+
Make music with your feet! Learn basics of tap dancing, starting with fundamental one and two sound steps and building up to more complex rhythms, in a fun and laid back environment. No experience necessary. Tap shoes will be provided.
Knitting, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Introduce your child to the joys of knitting through Knifty Knitters. Knifty Knitters is a program designed to teach students basic knitting techniques as well as how to read a knitting pattern. Throughout the term, students will have the opportunity to complete a variety of knitting projects that develop these new skills in a fun and encouraging environment. Yarn and needles will be provided.
Music, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Develop your child’s love of music with Marvelous Music. Marvelous Music is designed to encourage young musicians to develop and experiment with music in a fun and positive environment. Throughout the term, students will have the opportunity to explore many different types and styles of music using their voice, instruments, and even their bodies.
More Than Magic
Magic, Juggling, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Discover the art of magic and juggling! Students will have the opportunity to learn a variety of magic and juggling tricks with a focus on self-development and showmanship. All materials will be provided.
Move & Create Together
Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Toddler, Preschool
Introduce your toddler to the arts with Move & Create Together. Incorporating music, movement, and visual art activities that focus on developing your toddlers’ fine and gross motor skills, parents and tots can experience the arts together in a fun and engaging environment.
My First Art Class
Visual Arts, Music, Infant
My First Art Class is designed to allow parents to explore the arts with their babies. Session will range in length from 3-6 weeks. Each session will include music and movement activities, followed by a social time for parents with a special visual art activity.
Shape, Doodle, & Paint
Visual Arts, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Shape, Doodle and Paint! is designed to nurture budding artistic abilities! Young artists will be encouraged to flex their visual art muscles as they explore shapes, lines and dots in new and exciting ways - through pencil, paper, ink, paint, clay, found objects, and fabric! Children will grow in their self-confidence and creative thinking while working with a wide variety of mediums. With this introductory program the sky’s the limit to what your child can create!
Stitch By Stitch
Sewing, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Stitch By Stitch is a program designed to introduce students to the art of sewing. During each session students will have the opportunity to complete a variety of sewing projects that build and develop their sewing skills. Fabric and supplies will be provided.
Studio to Stage
Theatre, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8+
Studio to Stage is a full year program that incorporates all disciplines of the arts into one program. During this program, students will work together to produce their own musical production. Students will take part in all aspects of the production from learning lines to painting sets, taking their production from the studio to the stage. Each session will end with a final performance where the students will present their production to family and friends.
“Being a part of the Arts Abound family is so much fun! This year I was part of the Studio to Stage production of "The Grunch." My favourite part was learning all of the songs and making the props! Everyone was so nice. I can't wait to do it all over again next year!”
Music, Ukulele, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7
Learn to play one of the most popular instruments in Ukebox! Exploring a variety of styles of music, students will develop basic ukulele skills and learn to sing along as they strum. Instruments will be provided.
Music, Ukulele, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8+, Adult
Sing, strum, and socialize! Whether you have just started playing or have been playing for years, there is room for everyone at our UkeJam classes. With a focus of making music as a group, we explore a variety of music styles, in a fun and relaxed environment. Each player can make their part as simple or as complicated as they would like. Instruments are provided.