Kids Can Dance Information and Policies


**We are a Nut-Free studio**








Registration  


SESSIONAL: A yearly fee of $15.00/ dancer will be charged at registration for all programs. Registration Fees are due at the time of registration to secure your spot. ALL REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


SEASONAL: A yearly fee of $15.00/ dancer will be charged at registration for all programs. Registration Fees are due at the time of registration to secure your spot. Registration will be accepted for seasonal dance classes until September 30th unless classes are full.

ALL REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


Funding - We do accept registrations for families that need monetary assistance. Creative Kids, Jumpstart, and Kids Sport, for example, all help fund kids in sport and please look at their websites on how to register. If you have been approved for funding, you can register in our programs however you are responsible to keep your account up to date until sponsorship payment is received. This includes the Registration fee as well as any tuition.



Types of Programs


SESSIONAL: No performances, therefore no costume is required. A Fall, Winter and Spring session will be offered if there is enough interest.  Fees vary depending on the length of each session.


SEASONAL: Classes will run from Sept 2020– May 2021. Younger students will attend only one or two local competitions. Older dancers will attend two to four. All Students will perform at a year end recital. Costume is required. Dancers will be broken in to classes by age and experience.   


*Multi Class deal for 2020/21


Take … Tap, Jazz, Ballet & Acro … Get … Lyrical, Contemporary or Hip Hop … Free!!



    

Schedules

* The draft schedule is subject to change due to Covid 19 and any policies set forth by the government. Class times and class sizes may need to be adjusted.


SESSIONAL: Classes that do not meet the minimum number of students required can be combined or cancelled.


SEASONAL:  Dance Season begins Tuesday, September 8th, 2020. A draft schedule will be posted on our website but is subject to change pending enrollment. Dance schedules will be emailed out in August after all classes have been finalized.  Classes that do not meet the minimum number of students required will be combined or cancelled. The class your child has been placed in may not be their final placement.  After a few weeks instructors may shuffle some of the students based on skills and ability.  Please keep this in mind. A final schedule and placements can be made up to and including October.





Tuition Fees

 

SESSIONAL: Class fees are due at the first class. Accepted payment are cheques or etransfers. Sorry, we do not have debit at this time. Cheques are made payable to “Kids Can Dance”. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for each returned cheque.  

E-transfers can be submitted to kidscandance@sasktel.net. Please put the dancers name in the sender message to ensure fees are applied to the correct student. ALL SESSIONAL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. All fees are subject to change.



SEASONAL: All Seasonal fees are due by the 15th of each month. Fees for seasonal classes are based on the number of classes throughout the entire season as opposed to each month. This allows for the variation of days in the month.  Each month, fees remain the same. We offer the following options to pay monthly fees.



Please do not send in tuition payment with registration. Please wait for class confirmation.


All postdated cheques are due at the first class of the season. Cheques can be dated for the 1st or the 15th of the month. Cheques are made payable to “Kids Can Dance”. Please put the dancers name in the memo portion of the cheque. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for each returned cheque. We will only accept etransfers after an NSF has occurred.


E-transfers can be submitted to kidscandance@sasktel.net.

Please put the dancers name in the sender message to ensure fees are applied to the correct student.


There is a $10.00/month late charge on any charges that are overdue after the 15th of each month.

All fees are subject to change.  


In the event of a second wave of Covid -19 or an abrupt closure due to a pandemic all classes will be moved to an Online format with no change in tuition fees for the remainder of the dance season.




Volunteer Fees


SEASONAL: Volunteer fees for the 2020-21 Season will not be charged due to the unknown of the competition season. If Dance Extravaganza does proceed, each family is requested to work one four hour shift helping out at our home competition selling tickets, setting up, etc. If you opt out of working one four hour shift, a volunteer fee of $60.00 will be charged to your account in April 2021. Additional adults are required aside from the KCD staff to host a competition. We can’t do it without volunteers!



Performance Fees


SEASONAL:  Each dancer is charged a $50.00 Performance fee for the 2020/2021 season. Performance fee is due by the 30th of September.  Upon completion and successful attendance at all competitions, extra performances and recitals, this fee will be returned to you or applied to the following years tuition.  Failure to attend a competition, extra performance or a recital will result in no refund.  Refunds will be available at the end of the final KCD recital.  



Costumes Fees


SEASONAL: Each dancer is charged a $80.00/class for the 2020/2021 season. Please note that some classes (Beginner Combo, Preschool Plus) may require a second costume. All dance costumes fees are due October 30th. Please either submit a postdated cheque for all costumes at the first lesson or you can also send an etransfer closer to the date. A $10.00 late fee will be applied if costume fee has not been paid by due date.  Every effort is made to keep the costume fees reasonable. Measuring for costumes will be done in October/November. Costumes are ordered in child sizes (small, medium or large) or adult sizes (small, medium or large) and adjustments may need to be made. Any alterations will be your own responsibility.

ALL COSTUME FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


*PRE-POINTE, TUMBLING, ADAPT EXAM AND ACROBATIC ARTS EXAM CLASSES ARE EXEMPT




Picture Fees


SEASONAL: Each seasonal family will be charged $25/class for a class pictures. These pictures will be done by a Professional photographer and you will receive 2 individuals and a group picture. This fee is due by December 15th . The option to order additional keepsakes will be available on picture day. Photos are scheduled for March 9 & 10, 2021.

PICTURE FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


*PRE-POINTE, TUMBLING, ADAPT EXAM AND ACROBATIC ARTS EXAM CLASSES ARE EXEMPT



Music Fees


SEASONAL: Music fees will be collected by all Seasonal families and is required for each class your dancer is registered in. Music fees help our teachers and choreographers to pay for the music rights and time for cutting, splicing and mixing music. The music fee is $5.00 per class due by September 30th.

All MUSIC FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


*PRE-POINTE, TUMBLING, ADAPT EXAM AND ACROBATIC ARTS EXAM CLASSES ARE EXEMPT



Competitions


SEASONAL: Younger students will attend only one or two local competitions. Older dancers will attend two to four.  Competition season is typically March-May. Competitions are mandatory and participation is expected. Competitions are a great way to grow in confidence and stage presence. Competition fees are not included in monthly fees.  Competition fees will be announced once the studio has determined the attending competitions and the prices. Dance Extravaganza is scheduled for April 9-11, 2021.

All COMPETITION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.




Dress Code


SESSIONAL: Students should wear appropriate dance attire and footwear to class. Refer to the specifics on each class page.


SEASONAL: Students must wear appropriate dance attire and footwear to class. Refer to the specifics on each class page.

Students dressed inappropriately for class will be asked to sit out.




Water Bottles


Please ensure that your child brings a labelled water bottle to class. We do not have a fountain but have a tap to fill up. Students will need water so please remember each week.



Cell Phones


Students are not allowed to use cell phones during class time. Cell phones used during class time will be taken but can be picked up after class. We recommend that students do not bring cell phones and other valuables to the studio. Kids Can Dance is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.




Class Withdrawal


SESSIONAL: Notification of class withdrawal must be received by email or letter to the studio.  Registration fees and sessional class fees are non-refundable unless a class has been cancelled.


SEASONAL: Notification of class withdrawal must be received by email or letter to the studio. If a student withdraws from class after costumes have been ordered, the full price of the costume will be due upon departure.  Registration fees, sessional fees, costume fees, competition fees, picture and music fees are non-refundable. Tuition Fees will only be refunded to the nearest complete month upon notification.




Solos/Duets and Trios


SEASONAL: Seasonal dance students have the opportunity to participate in a solo, duet or trio for competitions. To compete an Acro solo, Acrobatic Arts Exams are strongly encouraged. If you wish to compete a Jazz or Tap Solo, ADAPT exams are strongly encouraged. Choreography, costumes, extra rehearsal time and competition fees will be at your own expense.  A recital for all participants will be held before the end of the season. More info and sign up will be available in October.



Recital


SEASONAL: All students perform in the annual recital at the end of the season. The annual recital is part of the class commitment for the season. This performance is to celebrate all students for a very successful season and for all KCD students to showcase their hard work.  Please plan to attend and invite family and friends for a fun end to the season.

The annual recital is tentatively booked for May 20th and May 21st , 2021.




Communication


For faster communication, we communicate as much as possible through email. Please ensure the office always has a current email address and phone number. Please check your emails regularly. If you wish to be removed from our email list please notify the office.  Seasonal families should remember to access their Parent Portal for most current account information and reminders.




Parent Watch Week


Parent Watch week is currently on hold until the Covid 19 restrictions are lifted.



Parking


Please Do Not block the middle of the street even just to let your child out of the car. Please pay attention to “No Parking” signs and Do Not block the driveway as well as vehicles in the lot on the southeast corner. The lot is available for parking however parking should be done on the street whenever possible.




Waiting Room


The waiting area will not be available to parents/siblings/dancers at this time, WITH THE EXCEPTION of dancers in Rhythm and Movement, Preschool Acro, Preschool Combo and Preschool Plus and their parents. All shoes should be placed in the shoe rack and jackets should be kept with the dancer in their dance bag. Social distancing must be maintained in the lobby at all times for the safety of everyone. Dancers with a break between classes will be allowed to remain at the studio only if social distancing can be maintained.




Media Release


By registering at Kids Can Dance Studio you give consent for photos/videos to be taken during class time or studio events and understand that these may be used on our website, social media, brochures, advertising or any other future promotional material. (Names will not be used.)



Studio Cancellations


Classes cancelled due to studio obligations such as workshops, exams, competitions or special rehearsals will not be rescheduled. Cancellations due to weather or instructor’s illness will be rescheduled. Notifications of weather cancellations will be emailed, posted on the website, and the Facebook page.





Injury


Students and/or parents assume responsibility for injuries incurred during normal class time or studio events. The studio or teacher should be informed of any activity or exercise that a student cannot participate in. All injuries must be reported to the studio immediately.  By registering at Kids Can Dance  you release the staff of any liability in the event of an accident or illness during time in class or at a studio event and give Kids Can Dance Studio staff the permission to take appropriate action should emergency medical treatment be needed.



Damages


Damages caused by accidental, negligent or wrongful acts are at your expense. Students and/or parents assume responsibility for any studio damages during normal class time, private lessons, private rehearsals, etc.



Concerns


Any and all concerns will be considered valid and discussed outside of class time. If you have any concerns, please direct them to the Director in an open and productive manner. The Director reserves the right to suspend or expel any student. The Director reserves the right to have final authority on all matters.   


    

          1350 Cornwall St. Regina, SK                                     306-721-7837                                    kidscandance@sasktel.net

Mail: kidscandance@sasktel.net

** We have a handbook with an extensive list of policies and information.

If you would like the handbook please contact us at kidscandance@sasktel.net

** We have a handbook with an extensive list of policies and information.

To request the handbook please contact us at kidscandance@sasktel.net