Airdrie Sky High Twirlers 

Twirling to the top!

8 Week Program


 Throughout the season we offer the opportunity for participants to try baton without committing to the full season. These sessions are 8 weeks in length.   All ages are welcomed!


Details about class dates/times and locations here!


Twirling Tots


Twirling tots is designed for the young dancer who is between the ages of 3-5 years of age and ready for a challenge!  This 45 minute class combines the high energy of Jazz dance, the gracefulness of Ballet, the challenges of Acro and the hand-eye coordination of Baton Twirling.  Fun and creativity play a big part in this class but now the focus is on increasing flexibility, body awareness and musicality.  This 8 week session class provides an excellent foundation for further training in all areas of dance, acrobatics and baton twirling.         Class date/time and location here!

 Continuing in 2019/20 - Purely Recreational Class!!

This program is a great option for those twirlers who have tried our Introduction to Baton 8 week session and want to continue to build on their new skills without the commitment of group or competition or who just want a year long recreational class.  Participants will have the opportunity to work towards ribbons and badges.  Season runs from September until the end of May.  Athletes are welcome to participate in the year-end recital at the beginning of June.  

Pre-Competitive Beginner Programs:

        *Program 1 (ages 5-7)

        *Program 2 (ages 8 and up)

         *age groups may be combined if necessary


Our pre-competitive programs are an excellent introduction to the sport of twirling. We offer 1hr/week classes for ages 5-7* and ages 8 and over*.  In these programs participants will learn Individual Pre-events such as Basic March, Forward Motion, Pre-Solo, and Pre-Medley. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a Group Dance Twirl.  The athletes will also start their training on CBTF Badge skills.  The athletes will have the opportunity to compete in both Group and Individual events at two local competitions as well as any out of town competitions that the parents vote to attend.  Badge testing is optional and held periodically throughout the year outside of class time at an additional cost.  Season runs from September until the Recital at the beginning of June.

Pre Competitive C Program 

(formerly Recreational C Program)


This program offers an introduction to competitive baton at a reduced commitment level.  This one hour per week program will build on the skills learned in the pre-competitive program.  Included in the baton schedule will be Group and Individual Pre Events (basic march, forward motion, pre-medley, pre-solo dance twirl) and mini solo.  Athletes will continue to work on the CBTF Badge skills.  The athletes will compete at 2 local competitions and any out of town competitions that the parents vote to attend.  Badge testing is optional and held periodically throughout the year outside of class time at an additional cost.  Season runs from September until the Recital at the beginning of June.

Competitive C  Program


We are pleased to offer this 10 month program that is an introduction to the competitive stream of baton. Athletes will build on the skills learned in the pre-competitive program while working on their Dance Twirl Team!  Athletes will continue to work on the CBTF Badge skills.  Included in the baton schedule will be Solo, 2 Baton, Medley and a Group.   Solo Dance Twirl and Duet events will be optional and billed separately through private instruction.  Additional training such as Rolls and Compulsories can be found through our optional programs.  Participation is mandatory to all club voted competitions (2 local and 3 out of town competitions).  Athletes will be prepared for competitions at the provincial level and those eligible will take part in the national level events as well.  It is also mandatory for all athletes to participate in their respective Group Dance Twirl Group.   Classes are one hour on a weeknight and two hours on Saturday and are held in the Genesis Place Gym.   Badge testing is optional and held periodically throughout the year outside of class at an additional cost.  Season runs from September until the Recital at the beginning of June. (unless attending Nationals the first week of July)

Competitive B Program 


We are pleased to offer this 10 month program that is an introduction to the competitive stream of baton. Athletes will build on the skills learned in the pre-competitive program while working on their Dance Twirl Team!  Athletes will continue to work on the CBTF Badge skills.  Included in the baton schedule will be Solo, 2 Baton, 3 Baton, Medley and a Group.   Solo Dance Twirl, Duet, Freestyle, Pair, Short Program and any IC events will be optional and billed separately through private instruction.  Additional training such as Rolls and Compulsories can be found through our optional programs.  Participation is mandatory to all club voted competitions (2 local and 3 out of town competitions).  Athletes will be prepared for competitions at the provincial level and those eligible will take part in the national level events as well.  It is also mandatory for all athletes to participate in their respective Group Dance Twirl Group.   Classes are one hour on a weeknight and three hours on Saturday (one hour of conditioning is included) and are held in the Genesis Place Gym.   Badge testing is optional and held periodically throughout the year outside of class at an additional cost.  Season runs from September until the Recital at the beginning of June. (unless attending Nationals the first week of July)

Competitive A Program


For athletes with aspirations to compete on the international stage, we offer the A Level program. This level includes elite athletes who represent Alberta and Canada at high level competitions. Athletes are advanced into this program once they move up to A/BA Level in their Solo or Freestyle routine.  Included in the baton schedule will be Solo, 2 Baton, 3 Baton, Medley and Group (although it is highly recommended to have routines stylized outside of class time).  Solo Dance Twirl, Duet, Freestyle, Pair, Short Program and any IC events will be optional and billed separately through private instruction.   Additional training such as Rolls and Compulsories can be found through our optional programs.  Athletes will be prepared for competitions at the provincial level and those eligible will take part in national level events as well.  Participation is mandatory to all club voted competitions (2 local and 3 our of town competitions) as is participation in their respective Group Dance Twirl Group unless express approval is granted from the Board and Coach.   A Level athletes train one weeknight and Saturdays at Genesis Place (4-5 hours/week).   Badge testing is optional and held periodically throughout the year outside of class at an additional cost.  Season runs from September until the first week of July.

Come and see us Saturdays at the

Genesis Place Gym

from 9 am - 3 pm!

Dance Attire for all classes:

Black body suite ( any style ), beige tights, black shorts or leggings. No baggy shirts or pants.


Items above can be purchased at East Side Sports or Attitude Dance Wear in Airdrie


Hair for all Classes:

Must be up and off the face in a ponytail, bun etc and secured tightly.







Extra Training and Optional Classes:


CBTF Badge Program

At the recommendation of your baton twirling coach - you can earn your next Baton Badge!  Testing is run as needed during the year.


Level C/B/A Compulsories & Rolls Session

This special baton twirling class is for C/BN/BI and A athletes.  Any athlete wishing to do a freestyle/pair or an athlete who has the goal of one day competing at the International Cup or World Cup level may take this additional session!  

Session:  Sept - June.  Cost and dates TBD.


Private Lessons

Available upon request


Central Region Open Gym Time

Central Region offers extra gym time to athletes for training.  These sessions take place at the Talisman Centre in Calgary. These are simply open gym time for athletes to use on their own.  See home page or Calendar for dates and times.




Extra Sunday Training

Optional Extra Training Program for Competitive Athletes B and up

This special baton twirling program is designed to support those athletes whose goals include competing at the International Level in one or more of the following events: freestyle, pair, artistic twirl and artistic pair.  Each year, support will be given to those athletes competing in the events corresponding with that competition year:  Worlds year - freestyle and pair; IC year - artistic twirl and artistic pair.  Training will take place on 20 Sundays throughout the season.  See Calendar for dates.