Performing arts programs

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Summer program registration

Register today for half-day, week long summer programs for youth ages 3 to 17 years. Visit Recreation Online. Programs include preschool, visual arts, dance, drama, sports, outdoor skills, family and leadership. Other program opportunities for families, children, teens and adults will be available for registration as well.

Create a full-day, week-long summer program experience by purchasing lunch hour supervision for select Outdoor Pursuit and Child/Youth/Teen summer programs. Register in a morning program and an afternoon program at the same location (Strathcona Wilderness Centre, Millennium Place, Sherwood Park Arena or Ardrossan Recreation Complex) and purchase the corresponding facility Supervised Lunch Hour.

Other program news

Last Modified: July 13, 2021, 11:29 a.m.

Have fun, get creative and enjoy our interactive performing arts programs from the comfort of your home. Participating in performing arts allows you to discover a new way expressing yourself. Transport yourself into a world of imagination, joy and wonder. Classes are designed for all skill levels.

Register for performing arts programs with Recreation Online or call 780-467-2211 (Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or 780-416-3300 (evenings and weekends) for assistance. 

Registration begins June 8 at 7 a.m. for half-day, week-long summer programs. 

All classes have been created to meet current provincial guidelines in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please note that all participants (ages 2 years and up) will be required to wear a mask or face covering at all times during their program. In-person programs have been set up to meet minimum physical distancing requirements of 3 metres (10 feet) between all individuals.

Half-day summer programs

Follow the link above for the full class schedule and register with Recreation Online. Learn more about setting up your Recreation Online account.

In-person programs 

All classes have been created to meet current provincial guidelines in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please note that all participants (ages 2 years and up) will be required to wear a mask or face covering at all times during their program. In-person programs have been set up to meet minimum physical distancing requirements of 3 metres (10 feet) between all individuals.

Frequently asked questions

  • New procedures and guidelines

    We’re excited to welcome you to performing arts programs. Thank you for helping to keep our staff and participants safe by following the guidelines listed below. 

    • Classes will focus more on individual skill and creativity building. Final class performances will be created following all provincial COVID-19 guidelines for safety. 
       
    • Many classes continue to be held virtually through Microsoft Teams. These classes will allow you to participate in the comfort of your home with Strathcona County instructors conducting the session providing instructions, modifications, and encouragement to get the most out of your class!
       
    • Festival Place staff and instructors have been trained in new protocols around cleaning and visitor safety and will follow all provincial and Strathcona County guidelines in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. 
       
    • COVID-19 pre-screening questions are asked of each participant when they arrive.
       
    • Participants must stay home if they are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
       
    • Face masks must be worn by all individuals 2 years of age or older, including during their program. 
       
    • Hand sanitizer is available – participants will be asked to use it when entering and leaving the program space.
       
    • Participants will maintain a physical distance of 3 meters (10 feet) from each other and the instructor. We have a large teaching space to enable our programs to maintain physical distancing requirements.
       
    • Enhanced cleaning protocols are in place including the cleaning of any teaching equipment used after each class.
       
    • For programs offered in-person, please note that spectators are not permitted at this time. All participants will be dropped off / picked up outside of Festival Place at the start and end of the program. Only instructors and participants will be allowed in the classroom area.

    Drop-off and pick-up

    • Parents are to pick up and drop off participants in designated area. 
       
    • Only instructors and participants are allowed in the program classroom / area.
       
    • Specific details will be emailed prior to the first class.
       
    • There is a one-way flow for traffic entering and exiting our facilities.
       
    • If you need to speak to your child's instructor, please do so while maintaining a physical distance of 2 meters (6 feet), if inside the facility a mask is required.

    We are constantly learning and adapting to changes and new best practices. If you have questions or concerns about your experience – please connect with us.

Questions?
780-464-8058
jenny.willson@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Monday, June 21, 2021
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