The Cambridge Centre for the Arts (CCA) has a number of drop-in programs for adults. We offer affordable programs throughout the week so you can find a program that fits your schedule. 


All Drop-in Programs will be pay at the door starting April 1, 2022 except Pottery which will be pre-registration.

Participants must register in advance with payment for City of Cambridge drop-in for Pottery (wheel and non-wheel).  Please note you may register when you arrive but the program may be full. All participants must be registered individually. Volunteer drop-in Pottery conveners do not have to register if they are hosting/running the class.


Drop-In Life Drawing

Drop-In Ballroom Dancing

Drop-In Ballroom Dancing Pass (discount pass for 10 visits per couple available)

Drop-In Sewing/Quilting

Drop-In Sewing/Quilting (discount pass for 10 visits available)

Pre-registration date for Pottery still to be determined

Pottery drop-in will be happening Thurs, 6-9pm and Wed, 9am-12 noon

Rates for Pre-registered Pottery:

Pottery - Wheel (3 hours) - $15.45 + HST

Pottery - Non-Wheel (1.5 hours) - $7.73 + HST

How To Register  

Use the activity code for the date you wish to attend and pre-register online at  Registration is available in person as well, at any City of Cambridge facility or City Hall during open hours. Registration is also possible in person upon arrival on the program date and time but please note that it may be full. Arts Centre membership discount does not apply to drop-in programs.

If you do not already have an online account with the City of Cambridge you will have to create one if you wish to register online. This can be done at the above link.
Access to pre-registration for Pottery classes is also available at

Drop-In Passes

Passes for multiple visit discounts are only available for Ballroom Dancing and Sewing/Quilting drop-ins. If you wish to hand in a previously purchased pass and receive a credit on your account for any unused portion please email

 Life Drawing 

 You can learn how to draw realistic figures in this open studio class in the Multipurpose   Room.

 Program hours:

 Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

 Price: $10.81 per person + HST for 2 hours

 Program Dates: 

 Mar 16     Activity Code:  32311

 Mar 23     Activity Code:  32312

 Mar 30     Activity Code:  32313 

 Ballroom Dancing 

 Join us for some ballroom dancing in the Toyota Auditorium.

 Program hours: 

 Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 Price: $6.31 per couple + HST for 2 hours

 Pass for 10 visits per couple - $48.96

 Program Dates: 

 Mar 16     Activity Code:  32302

 Mar 23     Activity Code:  32303

 Mar 30     Activity Code:  32304 

 Pottery Studio - (start date still to be announced) 
Date to be announced 
This program is for those with some pottery experience. An experienced volunteer is available for informal assistance.

Program hours:

Thursday, 6pm - 9pm and Wednesday, 9am to 12 noon. 

Wheel - $15.45 per person for 3 hours

Non-Wheel - $7.73 per person for 1.5 hours

No Pottery Pass available

Prices include glazes, slips and firing. Clay is also available for an additional cost.

  Sewing and Quilting

 Sew and quilt in a friendly group environment in the Fabric Arts Room. Sewing machines,   serger and large tables will be set   up for you to work on your sewing and quilting projects.   You can also bring your own sewing machine, if you you would like.

 Program hours: 

 Thursdays, 5pm to 9pm

 Price: $3.08 per person + HST for 4 hours

 Pass for 10 visits - $20.60 + HST

 Program Dates: 

 Mar 17     Activity Code:  32320

 Mar 24     Activity Code:  32321

 Mar 31     Activity Code:  32322 

  Baby Grand Piano

Our baby grand piano is available to play for $4.12 per hour. You must book a date and time in advance. The piano is available to play during our regular business hours, when the Toyota Auditorium is not in use. Contact the CCA front desk at 519-740-4681 ext. 4491 to book a time.

Payment is due at the front desk when you arrive for your session. If you pay in advance, please bring your payment receipt.