Welcome to the Zatzman Sportsplex!


Feel fit and let loose with dance classes through Dartmouth Dance Academy at the Zatzman Sportsplex! With classes for all ages and abilities, there's an opportunity for everyone to experience the joys of dance at the Sportsplex.

All sessions have two terms (September 20, 2021 - January 23, 2022, and January 24, 2022 - May 22, 2022). Price is listed with course codes. There are NO CLASSES on the following dates:

  • December 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022 
  • March 14 - 20, 2022 
  • April 15 - 22, 2022 

Please direct all questions regarding dance programs to Lisa at directordartmouthdance@gmail.com.

Download the participant Welcome Package here

Check out all Dartmouth Dance Programs in our Program Guide!


Creative Movement 

Pink bodysuit, pink tights, and pink ballet leather shoes are mandatory. A pink skirt is optional.

Pre-School/Children's Combo/Level 1 & 2

Pink bodysuit, pink tights, pink ballet leather shoes, and beige tap shoes are mandatory. A pink ballet skirt is optional.

Level 3+*

*(Includes Beginner Ballet/Jazz for Older Dancers)

Black tank bodysuit.

Ballet: Pink tights and pink ballet leather shoes are mandatory. A ballet skirt is optional. 

Pointe shoes are required for those enrolled in pointe classes.


Jazz/Lyrical: Beige tights, beige jazz shoes, and black jazz pants, or shorts are optional.


Beige tights, beige tap shoes, black jazz pants, or shorts are optional.


Jazz or sweat pants, white-soled sneakers, t-shirt, modern black bodysuit, black jazz pants or shorts, and bare feet.

Boys (All Levels)

White t-shirt, black pants or tights, black ballet, jazz, and tap shoes.


Comfortable attire, correct shoes for the discipline taken (see level 3+ for appropriate shoes).


  • No cell phones in class.
  • Those in combination classes are not required to change tights, but the listed colour of tights will be required for the recital.
  • Girls hair must be in a bun, and off neck and face for all classes.
  • No food, gum, jewellery, cell phones, or cameras permitted in class. Water bottles only, please.
  • Ballet shoes must be proper leather ballet shoes. No gymnastic shoes.


Please note DDA has an attendance policy in effect. Please see the welcome/policy package for details. Dance classes run for 15 weeks. Please note, ages are as of registration date.


Children will perform in two recitals: one in November and one in May. Stay tuned for details!