Maples Academy of Dance takes 20 dancers, age 8 and up, to dance along the parade route at the Winnipeg Santa Claus Parade in November. Maples Academy of Dance is very proud to be a part of this exciting Winnipeg tradition and we can’t wait to take part in such a magical event each year!  Sign up for the parade will open in October, and dancers can sign up in the studio office.  The sign up list will be run on a first come first served basis.

Participant Information:

  • Dancers must be age 8 and up and able to walk/dance the entire parade route.
  • Dancers must be available for a rehearsal a week before the parade, at the studio, to learn the short, choreographed movements they will be doing along the parade route - 2018 parade rehearsal date: Friday November 9, from 6pm-7:30pm
  • There will be a $20 participation fee to help cover the cost of costume/accessories to wear on parade day. Please note: Payments made by credit card will be charged a $1 terminal fee.
  • Dancers will be provided with a white t-shirt to wear over their jackets – please return these to the studio directors following the parade
  • Dancers will also be provided with additional light up costume items that they can keep after the parade.
  • Parents/guardians are required to transport their dancer to/from the parade (details on drop off and pick up locations will be provided closer to parade day)
  • Dancers are expected to be on their best behaviour at the parade and are expected to remain with the group throughout the parade.  Dancers will be required to check in and check out with the studio directors on parade day.
  • Limited spots available. Sign up in the office today!