COMMUNITY CENTER – PRETEEN SIMS ONLY
Once you complete the Multi Story Renovations Quest your preteen sims will be able to practice ballet at the community center, this is different from other hobbies as you do not earn prizes for completing a collection as there isn’t a collection!
You complete this hobby by clicking on the record player or ballet barre on the right hand side of the downstairs of the community center, the options are:
Record player at the community center:
- One Pirouette- 10 minutes
- Quick Pirouette- 1 hour
- Pirouettes- 6 hours
- Extensive Pirouettes- 12 hours
- Stretch- 30 seconds
Or you can buy the record player from the preteen section of the home store for 10LP
Record player at home:
- One Pirouette- 4 minutes
- Quick Pirouette- 1 hour
- Pirouettes- 9 hours
- Extensive Pirouettes- 1 day
After the time has passed come back and they will have completed the action, an exclamation mark doesn’t above your sims head in this hobby and they will not find a collectible, you will just earn rewards each time your preteen sims level up in this hobby, once you reach 100% you will level up, there are 6 levels.
The table below shows the level up percentage for each option:
This may change in future updates
|LEVEL||10 minutes||1 hour||6 hour||12 hour|
The next table shows you the level up rewards for the first and future sims will receive when they level up in this hobby:
|LEVEL||TITLE||1st TIME LEVEL UP REWARDS||2nd+ TIMES LEVEL UP REWARD|
|1||All Left Feet (Pink and White Outfits)||–||–|
|2||Novice (Pink and White Outfits)||2 Ballet Posters||100 Town Value|
|3||Intermediate (White Outfits)||Lamp||250 Town Value|
|4||Advanced (White Outfits)||2 Wallpapers and Ballet Door||500 Town Value|
|5||Expert (Black Outfits)||Ballet Award||1,000 Town Value|
|6||Professional (Black Outfits)||Ballet Figurine||1,500 Town Value|
Below you can see the prizes you unlock when your first preteen sim completes this hobby:
- Reaching Level 2 unlocks Posters
- Reaching Level 3 unlocks Lamp
- Reaching Level 4 unlocks Wallpaper and Door
- Reaching Level 5 unlocks Award
- Reaching Level 6 unlocks Figurine
Why does this hobby not show up with a collection in the hobby tab?
This and Karate do not show up because you don’t unlock a collectible each time you complete the hobby, you only get the rewards shown above when you level up for the first time and the town value reward for further times you level up. You will receive no other rewards.
Confused about hobbies? Read my Hobbies Frequently Asked Questions post
Related Hobby: Karate
46 thoughts on “The Sims Freeplay- Hobbies: Ballet”
You can purchase a record player that allows your pre-teen to practice at home (under the pre-teen tab, not the electronic tab, in the home store, once all levels are unlocked.). Not sure if the price has changed with updates, but they cost 10 LP in my game.
Yeah it already says that in the post, under the where can you do ballet heading 🙂
I found is you click on the bars too, although I can only click on the one closest to the entrance, you can also stretch which adds % really quick and is only 30 sec
I have unlocked ballet and karate and can get my sims to do it, but i am not earning any medals. It comes up next to my sims names as hobby is ballet or karate, but only says i have diving and figure skating unlocked in the drop down tab… Any thoughts on this?
you don’t get medals when you do ballet or karate that is why they are no longer on that hobby collections page
So no medals, but once u have completed the levels you have access to other ballet or karate related stuff? Just to clarify sorry.
yes, the first time you complete the hobby you unlock a new item when you reach the next level so things like a karate themed door or certificate will appear in the preteen section of the store 🙂
So after you’ve reached the highest level for ballet and received all of the collectibles, there is really no reason for the preteen to continue this hobby, right? Unless competing at the competition center?
Yes that is correct, you could always switch your preteen to diving or figure skating
Ok thank you! I also noticed that after you recieved all of the collectibles for ballet and karate, the preteen will then help increase the worth of the town.
Has anyone had a problem with the game being sexist? I have a preteen boy who is doing the ballet hobby and a social goal to do pirouettes in a neighbor’s community center (it does not specify a length), but despite doing several sets of One Pirouettes and Quick Pirouettes in two different neighbors’ community center it still hasn’t cleared. Is the game really going to only acknowledge the action if it’s a girl? Thoughts?
A preteen boy can do ballet, try the 6 hour option as that is called pirouettes
I just noticed that the ballet and karate hobby are no longer available for pretend. Are they coming back?
They are still available they just don’t show on the hobby screen as you don’t find collectibles like you can with other hobbies
On the ballet barre you can finish the hobby really really quickly (you have to press around a lot to find the spot you can do it on though mine is only the one on the wall the middle post) it only takes 30 seconds it may be a glitch the 1st level you get 30% 2nd level you get 20% the 3rd is 15% 4th is 10% and the 5th is 5% takes less than 15 minutes to complete the entire hobby
Is there a certain level in the ballet hobbie that you get the wallpaper? I’m at level 2 and I thought I would get it after completing level 1? TIA
Yeah you should have, it will be in the walls section of the home store if you have unlocked it
When I have anybody at the community center they cannot use the bathroom. Both my preteens and adults get the blue foot prints in a speech bubble. But there isn’t anything in the way. I’ve tried both bathrooms (karate and ballet side). Help
this is a glitch for some players at the moment, there isn’t much you can do apart from wait for them to fix the problem in the next update
I have completed the hobbies and when my sims becomes a teen will it forget this hobby
Yes they will
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With the record player, do the different options upgrade your hobby level by different amounts… So does the day long one give you more that the one that takes 4 minutes
Yes the day one increases your hobby level more than the other three options
Hello! Do you have any pictures for the ballet related items?
I have added them to the post for you
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Oh, yay! Prizes!
What is happening with the ballet and karate hobbies after the new update? I am doing it with my preeteen but i am not getting any rewards, megals or whatever you should get.
you don’t get medals when you complete it and you only get rewards when you level up in the hobby for the first time.
I’ve noticed that the timings are different for the record player you buy with 10LPs compared to the one at the community centre:
One pirouette = 4 minutes
Quick pirouette = 1 hour
Pirouettes = 9 hours
Extensive pirouettes = 1 day
Not sure why that would be though as the timings for the sparring dummy you buy with LPs isn’t any different to the one at the community centre?
That is very strange, it looks like they have just forgotten to change the pirouettes to 6 hours!
On my device I’m still on level one of the hobby and it isn’t registered as a hobby on the hobby selection… Is that normal?
yes, this isn’t a normal hobby, you just get items for reaching the next level.
Do you get the prizes if your preteen does it in a neighbour’s town?
Can preteen boys do ballet? What do their outfits look like?
Yes they can, I’ve added a picture to the post for you
Can two preteen sims dance together?
Your blog is really helpful!
They can’t really dance together, but they can dance at the same time
I’m glad it helps!
Hey, I’m having a problem with this hobby. It seems as though they have removed it. If I go to the hobby section I cannot see it anymore and I also cannot see the tab with the rewards. I have already complete it long ago, so I’m just doing it for fun 🙂
But it shows me as if it would be unavailable. Do you maybe know so more about this? Or is it just a glitch for me>
Thansk a lot:)!
This is how it is meant to be, you will only get the rewards shown in the post when you level up in the hobby for the first time. You do not get collectibles each time you complete this hobby or Karate to fill up a collection table like all other hobbies so it does not appear in the hobby tab.
Im at level 2 but i cant find the walpaper in the walpaper section, what should i do?
Reach level 6 and check again, it should be added by then.
Don’t the boys have white clothes for level 1 and 2?
Yes, sorry I have updated the post now