Academy of Arts

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Administrative Office is located in the Youth Center, Building 3148.

Bldg 3148 Youth Center Road

+1 (256)876-5437

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Registration for Academy of Arts (AOA) programs are completed through Parent Central Services, located inside the Pershing Welcome Center, Bldg 3443 call +1(256)876-3704.

Extracurricular Instructional Classes
For children 3 to 18 years of age

Academy of Arts (AOA)

  • All participants must be registered with CYS
  • On-going enrollment for most classes (New students may need to wait for open enrollment)
  • Currently enrolled Academy of Arts students will be automatically re-enrolled into the next session for most classes to retain their space. Payment for the session must be made before the first day of class.
  • Classes will be filled on a first paid basis.

Children and Youth that are currently registered in CYS may be able to enroll for some of the Academy of Art classes using WebTrac.

* Available at select communities

Available Classes

Dance Class

This class builds on the creative movement ideas using basic ballet, tap and jazz moves. Classes are for children 3-5 years old.

Mondays and Wednesdays

Company Mills 9:15 - 10 a.m.

Company Goss 10:15 - 11 a.m.

$45 per month

Dance Company

The Dance Company offers a complete curriculum of dance styles ranging from Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Pom, Hip Hop, and Acrobatics all in one class. Classes are for children Kindergarten and up.

Company I (K-3rd) Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Company II (4th and up) Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

$45 per month

Art Classes

(Currently not available)

Art I: In this class children will learn about focal point, the color wheel, primary and secondary colors and 2-D and 3-D art work. Classes are for children 4-5 years old.

Tuesdays 10 - 11 a.m.

Price Varies $20 - $45 per month (all supplies are included in the fee)

Art II:  In this class children will experiment with 2-D and 3-D media using watercolor, print, acrylics, clay and origami. They will learn the basic principles of composition, color theory. Primary, secondary, and complementary colors. Classes are for children Kindergarten - 18 years old.

Wednesdays 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Price varies $20 - $45 per month (all supplies are inclided in the fee)



In this class students are taught discipline, focus, and fitness through martial arts. Classes are for children 4- 18 years old. Parents can participate if their child is enrolled.

Level I (white, green, & yellow belts) Tuesdays & Thursdays 5 - 6 p.m.

Level II (blue, red & black belts) Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 - 7 p.m.

All belts Saturdays 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

$40 per month


Jump Start Music Development:

(Currently Not Available)

This class is designed to give each child a jump start to a lifetime of learning music. Children will learn the fundamentals of rhythm, reading music, piano and will be able to move seamlessly into taking any music lessons. Classes are for children 3-5 years old.

Mondays 10 - 10:30 a.m.

$60 per month


Piano Class

This class offers small group piano lessons for beginners to advanced pianist. Classes are for children 6-18 years old.

Fridays 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

$60 per month


Music Lessons

SKIES offers a variety of music lesson to include guitar, trumpet and flute. These are private 30 minute sessions for children 8-18 years old.

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays 4 - 6 p.m.

$60 per month