Art Classes for Kids

Winter 2018

(registration begins November 27) 

Our classes  are taught by experienced artists and educators. Learn from local artists!

Register by Phone: (604) 501-5100

In Person: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 14601-20 Ave, Surrey

Online:  (Search for class name or number)

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds beyond 48 hours after first class


Sensory Art Exploration
Paint with a truck, a feather or your fingers! In this parent-participation class, your child will be encouraged to engage, explore and experiment with a wide variety of art and craft mediums. Each week you and your child will play with a different selection of sensory-rich art-themed projects and activities. Be prepared to get messy!

Tuesdays                          6 Classes                              Jan 16-Feb 20         
2-4 yr olds
                         10:00am-10:45am              #4565641            $120


Imagine Art!
Develop your child’s creative spirit in this unique class where imagination and creativity is encouraged! Each week young artists will explore new media and techniques like drawing, painting, papier mâché and much more!

Wednesdays                 8 Classes                                Jan 17-Mar 07
4-7 yr-olds                      3:30pm-4:30pm:                    #4565579           $85
7-11 yr olds                    5:00pm-6:30pm                     
#4565580           $105

Art for Home-school Learners
Designed for home learners, this daytime art class provides your child the opportunity to explore a variety of art techniques such as drawing and painting, print-making, sculpture and pottery. Young artists will learn new techniques and build on existing skills. All supplies included.

Wednesdays                     8 Classes                                  Jan 17-Mar 07
5-9 yr-olds                         10:00am-11:30am                    #4565583            $150
10-17 yr-olds                     12:00am-2:00pm                     #4565588            $160

Drawing and Painting Fundamentals
Young artists will be introduced to basic techniques and fundamental concepts. Students will learn techniques such as graphing, shading, perspective, colour mixing and different painting methods. Learn drawing and painting skills you can build on. Bring your imagination to life!

Tuesdays                          7 Classes                                Jan 23-Mar 06
7-12 yr-olds                      
4:00pm-5:30pm                      #4565586         $113

Art School Fridays for Young Artists
Come enjoy the fun of learning how to draw and paint in these ongoing after-school art classes with well-known professional artists Chiao Chiao Yang and Tony O’Regan. Students will learn very important basics and more advanced techniques in watercolour painting. Includes all materials.
Fridays                         3:30pm-5:00pm           $50/class                 6-12yrs
Register at Semiahmoo Arts Office   (604) 536-8333

Textile Crafts to Make and Do
Explore the many ways of creating crafts and art with textiles. Kids will learn some of the basic skills of knitting and weaving while also exploring some more unique ways of creating with textiles such as felting and fabric dying. We will create different projects every session so returning students can build their skills!

Mondays                          7 Classes                              Jan 15-Mar 05
6-12 yr-olds                              4:30pm -5:30pm                 #4565584            $98  

Pottery for Kids
Discover the magic of creating with clay in this introduction to pottery. Kids will learn different ceramic techniques in the Semiahmoo Arts Pottery Studio while making a variety of fun and functional hand sculpted objects. Different projects every session! Semiahmoo Arts instructors are practicing artists and experienced art educators.

Thursdays                      8 Classes                             Jan 18-Mar 08 
5-7 yr-olds                       3:30pm-5:00pm                  #4565577                $120
7-11 yr-olds                     5:00pm-6:30pm                  #4565578                $120


Teen Pottery
Students will be led through techniques in both handbuilding and wheel-throwing. A great class for both beginners and returning students wishing to develop already existing pottery skills.

Wednesdays                      8 Classes                        Jan 17-Mar 07   
11-17 yr-olds                       4:00pm-5:30pm           #4565587               $120

Suzuki Violin Preparatory Class
Every child can learn to play the violin and this Suzuki prep class prepares children for success through developing rhythm, singing, and learning to hold their instruments. Parents attend the classes along with their children, as parental participation is a core concept of the Suzuki method. No instruments are needed for the class.
Wednesdays                      9 Classes                               Jan 17-Mar 14
3-5 yr-olds                          10:00am-10:45am                 #4565638            $94.50

Fridays                                9 Classes                               Jan 19-Mar 16
6-8 yr-olds                          3:30pm-4:30pm                    #4565576             $103.50

Wee-Dance Move & Groove Imagination Builder
This class is a fun introduction to music and movement for the young child who isn’t ready to separate from their caregiver, but ready to explore in a nurturing learning environment. Basic elements of dance are introduced in a positive & loving way through music and fun props.

Thursdays                          8 Classes                       Jan 18-Mar 08
20 months-3 years            10:15am-11:00am        #4565639             $120

Wee-Dance: Level 1 Confidence Builder
Join certified Royal Academy of Dance instructor Shelby Kargl for a fun and formative introduction to dance! Your little one will be introduced to basic ballet vocabulary while exploring movement & music through games, music and fun props. Students will also work on classroom skills, such as following direction, listening and working with others.

Thursdays                          8 Classes                       Jan 18-Mar 08
 3-4 yr-olds                                  9:30am-10:15am           #4565591             $136


Wee-Dance: Level 2 Passion Power
Join certified Royal Academy of Dance instructor Shelby Kargl for a fun and positive dance class! Your child will continue to build on their ballet vocabulary, while exploring the passion for dance in a fun, creative way! In Level two students will gain confidence in combination building and step linking.

Thursdays                          8 Classes                          Jan 18-Mar 08
4-5 yr-olds                                  11:15am-12:00pm           #4565637                  $136