Black Cygnets: Mini Ballerinas giving youth ballet lessons

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department starting ballet instruction off early with Mini Ballerinas.

Mini Ballerinas introduces children ages three years-old to four years-old to the basic ballet positions and movements developed for young dancers. Classes are 4:40-5:10 p.m. on Wednesdays, ending on Dec. 12, at the Community Building, 115 West 11th St. Cost is $82.

To register online, visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building; Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.