Men and women performing community dance

Dancing and dance residencies

Dance is a creative and exciting way to exercise. Whether you are new to dance or you have been doing it your entire life, Vancouver offers lots of opportunities to get out and move your body to music.

Find lessons, dance residencies, and rehearsal spaces at many community centres, or come out and dance in the parks.

Register for recreation programs and services

Our registration and reservation system is easy to navigate and helps you plan, track, and manage all your recreation requests in one place.

If you are a new user, setting up your account is easy with an email address. Just create a password, complete your profile, and you’re ready to go.

Register for activities

View drop-in schedules

Drop-in dancing schedules

Find out where you can drop-in to a dancing class at one of our community centres.

Community dance

Browse Park Board dance residencies and join a dance activity with a diverse mix of people. Explore, create, and perform dance with pro dance artists.

Hosting a dance event?

Find a performance or exhibit space

Find a space for your performance, exhibition, or rehearsal at one of our theatres and community centres.

Dance events

Public dance events held in Vancouver require a permit. This page links to the application forms for business licenses related to Late night and Teenage dance party events.

Dance activities we offer

  • Acrobatic
  • Ballet 
  • Ballroom dance 
  • Bellydance 
  • Bhangra dance
  • Bollywood dance
  • Chinese ballroom dance 
  • Chinese classical dance
  • Chinese line dance 
  • Creative dance
  • Hawiian dance
  • Hip hop dance 
  • Hoop dance
  • Hula and Tahitian dance
  • Indian classical dance 
  • Latin Funk dance
  • Line dance
  • Tap dance
  • West African dance