About the Butler Center for Dance & Fitness

Flexibility, freedom to try new things, and lots of fun!

Where the dance & fitness community come together; a place where anyone can come dance, get fit, and have fun! 

Ballet Austin's Butler Center for Dance & Fitness engages, educates and empowers people of all skill levels, economic and cultural backgrounds to adopt healthy lifestyles through dance and regular physical activity. We provide quality instruction in an open and inviting atmosphere and believe anyone can dance!

We inspire confidence, encourage fun, and offer:

  • More than 80 Drop-in Dance & Fitness classes weekly
  • Classes 7 days a week
  • No monthly membership fees
  • First drop-in class is FREE
  • Dance & Fitness workshops—enrollment based workshops 4-6 weeks in length
  • Open to adults and teens ages 15 and older
  • Classes offered at all skill levels
  • Start any time and come when you can
  • Dressing rooms and showers available
  • $3 downtown parking options

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Butler Center for Dance & Fitness FAQs

Butler Center for Dance & Fitness Staff and Faculty

Parking Information

Ballet Austin 501 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 The Butler Dance Education Center encompasses the AustinVentures StudioTheater, the Ballet Austin Academy, the Butler Center for Dance & Fitness, and the Pilates Center
Austin City Hall 301 West Second Street, Austin TX 78701 2 HOURS FREE PARKING weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 8a–5p. Ballet Austin customers have access to two hours of FREE parking with VALIDATION*. VALIDATED parking is available between 8a–5p, 7 days a week in the garage below Austin City Hall.
AMLI Downtown Garage 201 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701 Entrance on Lavaca St b/w 2nd & 3rd St
AMLI on 2ND Garage 421 West 3rd Street, Austin, TX 78701 Entrance on San Antonio St b/w 2nd & 3rd St
Silicon Labs Garages 400 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78701 USA Open to the public after 3:00pm every day, entrance on San Antonio St b/w 2nd & 3rd St and Colorado b/w Cesar Chavez & 2nd St
State of Texas Garage N 300 San Antonio Street, Austin TX 78701
State of Texas Garage L 333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701 aka William P. Hobby Building
Surface Parking Lot San Antonio Street in between 3rd & 4th Streets
Austin, TX

Ballet Austin's Butler Dance Education Center & AustinVentures StudioTheater Parking

501 West 3rd Street  |  Austin, Texas 78701

There are 23 FREE parking spaces surrounding our building which are accessed on a first-come first-served basis and turn over frequently throughout the day. We ask that you limit your use of these spaces to the time(s) you are in our building in order to ensure that as many people as possible have access to these spaces. Meters also reside around the building (allow for 3 hours of parking at the rate of $1.00 per hour via credit/debit cards or coins).

Ballet Austin Academy Students, Butler Center for Dance & Fitness Members & Pilates Clients

We've partnered with Hospitality Parking, which operates the Silicon Labs Parking Garage located at 400 W. Cesar Chavez, to provide Ballet Austin students and clients with parking spots for only $3 per visit with a pre-paid pass. $3 parking passes for the Silicon Labs Garage are available for sale in our main lobby during normal business hours. Silicon Labs Parking Garage access is Monday through Friday from 4:30pm–8:45pm. $3 parking passes do not expire.

Take a look at the additional parking options available below. 

Bikes and Buses

  • Bike racks are located directly outside the building at the corners of 3rd & San Antonio St and 3rd & Nueces St.
  • Various Capital Metro bus routes stop conveniently around Ballet Austin. The nearest stop is located at 2nd & San Antonio St.

Handicapped Spaces

  • These spaces require a proper permit. Violators will be ticketed at the owners expense.

Parking Validation

  • Bring Austin City Hall parking garage ticket with you for validation at the front desk of the Butler Dance Education Center.