CONTACT recreation@quinteballetschool.com

613-962-9274 ext. 23

Quinte Ballet School of Canada’s community-based Recreation Dance program offers exceptional ballet and dance classes for everyone.  Our professional instructors from Toronto, Ottawa and the Quinte Region are dedicated to providing excellence in training without compromising the fun.  Regardless of age, skill or experience, all are welcome to embrace the joy of dance!

We have made big changes to ensure all of our students, teachers, pianists, staff and visitors stay safe when in QBSC facilities. Below is a link to the steps that QBSC is taking so we can prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our building.

What To Expect at QBSC Studios for Recreation Students

A number of our Recreation Division’s Ballet program graduates have successfully streamed into QBSC’s Professional Division, and have gone on to realize active careers in the dance world.

QBSC’s recreation division offers a diverse selection of dance training, from beginner to advanced, for young people to adults in dance forms including:

  • Ballet
  • Pointe
  • Modern
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop
  • Junior Dance

Quinte Ballet School of Canada is pleased to offer the option of Royal Academy of Dance certification from primary to Ballet level 3.  All students within the ballet program receive this training, however the examination process is optional.

Students choosing to enter into the RAD stream must register for both weekly classes within their level for both terms, and be diligent in their attendance in order to qualify for the examination process.  Certified RAD test instructors rate students on technique, musicality and performance.  Examinations are held during the winter term (Term 2).

Students who pass their exam receive a results form, level-attained certificate and either a bronze, silver or gold medal.


QBSC enjoys a cooperative relationship with the International Student Program (ISP).  Professional recruiters from the Quinte area travel internationally to actively promote both the QBSC Professional (Audition required) and Recreation programs to high school students who are interested in continuing their academic and dance training at CSS/QBSC.  International students from all areas of the globe have trained at the Quinte Ballet School of Canada, including Japan, Germany, Britain, Australia, South America, Mexico, Bermuda, USA and Europe.

Recreation division students are housed through the International Student Program.  No audition is required to enter into recreation dance classes.