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Who knew working out could be this fun? Come to Roc City Circus to learn the Aerial Arts of the modern circus.

We welcome both beginners and those familiar with the Circus Arts.

Our Aerial Classes are offered in 4 week sessions which meet once a week. Can’t commit to a month? Check out our one time Circus Fun Workshops.

Did you know that we are the only facility in the Upstate/Western New York area that offers Flying Trapeze Classes?

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Aerial Silks

Aerial silks (also called aerial fabric) is a special strength-tested fabric that hangs in two long tails from a single rig point at the ceiling. In aerial silks classes, you will learn how to climb, invert on the fabric, create beautiful shapes and wraps, and eventually, as you progress, learn dramatic drops, dives, and flips in the air. Click the “Book Now” button for schedule and pricing information.

Levels offered: Beginner 1, Beginner  2, Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2, Intermediate 3

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Aerial Static Trapeze

Static trapeze is a steel bar connected to either one or two points at the ceiling by two ropes. It’s a classic circus apparatus made popular in old-time circuses. In trapeze classes, you’ll learn various skills and movements below and on the bar and, as you progress, above the bar and in the ropes. Click the “Book Now” button for schedule and pricing information.

Levels offered: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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Aerial Hoop

Aerial hoop (also called Lyra) is a classic and beautiful circus apparatus. In Aerial Hoop classes you’ll learn a variety of poses and transitions inside, below, and eventually, above and around the outside of the hoop.
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Levels offered: Beginner 1, Beginner 2, Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2

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Aerial Hammock

Aerial Hammock (also called Sling) is a special strength tested fabric that is rigged from the ceiling to create a loop. In
Aerial Hammock classes, you will learn various ways to mount and dismount the apparatus as well as how to invert and support yourself on the fabric. As you progress, you’ll learn dramatic drops and dives. Click the “Book Now” button for schedule and pricing information.

Levels offered: Beginner 1, Beginner 2, Intermediate 1

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Aerial Yoga

Aerial yoga utilizes the aerial hammock but is rigged lower to the ground to give support for yoga postures. Aerial yoga has particular benefits for strengthening and stretching the whole body as well as decompressing the spine.

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Aerial Straps

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Next session will start April 2021

Flying Trapeze Classes in Rochester NY

Circus Fun Workshop

Looking for something fun to do? Interested in joining the circus but not sure where to start? This 75 minute workshop will give you a small sampling of our Circus Arts including Aerial Silks, Lyra, Static Trapeze and/or Hammock.  There will be a brief warm-up and then it’s off to the Circus. Children ages 8-10 who are accompanied by a registered adult are welcome. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
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Adult Aerial Fundamentals

Not sure which Aerial Apparatus you’d like to focus on? No problem! Our Aerial Foundations course will give you 1 week each of Aerial Silk,  Aerial Sling/Hammock,  Aerial Hoop/Lyra, & Static Trapeze.

Learn the basics of each Circus Apparatus.
Can’t commit to the entire 4-week session? No worries…you can drop-in to any classes you’d like to attend.

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Open Aerial Practice

Come in during our hours of operation and practice what you have been learning. At Roc City Circus we always have open practice in our dedicated “Opens Pod”. Need a more private area? No worries, our Little Top has three aerial rigging points to use at no extra charge.
Our “opens” are offered at a drop-in rate $15 or as part of an unlimited Aerial Practice Membership.
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Youth Classes in Rochester NY

Youth Aerial Classes

Let your kids runaway with the Circus! Students between the ages of 7 and 12 years will be introduced to the foundations of each of the following Aerial Apparatuses: Aerial Silk, Aerial Hoop, Aerial Hammock and Static Trapeze. Click the “Book Now” button for schedule and pricing information.

Levels offered: Youth Fundamentals, Youth Beginner 1, Youth Beginner 2

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Not sure about a session class just yet? Contact us to ask about having your child do a drop in class.
75 minute class $25.

See a class you want to join? Give us a call today and talk with one of our outgoing team members!

Hours

Monday - Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday:
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Address

1344 University Ave Suite 6200
Rochester, NY 14607
(entrances in front and rear of building)