AGE REQUIREMENTS: The minimum age for each class must be respected. Student must be the minimum age by the start of classes – September 10, 2019.
REGISTRATION: We are offering two payment options for 2019-20 Dance Season:
1. Full Payment upon registering
2. Payment Plan (Registration Prior to August 1, 2019) – Payment is split 3 ways with payments due at time of registration, August 10, 2019, and September 10, 2019. Please note: Payment Plan option is only available for registrations using a credit card.
3. Payment Plan option closes on August 1, 2019. Registrations after that date will be full payment only.
REFUND & CANCELLATION:
DANCE CLASS PLACEMENT: Final placement in appropriate level will be at the instructor’s discretion.
LATE ADMISSION/REGISTRATION: No new students admitted into any class after the second week.
LATE: For the safety of our dancers, there will be no admittance to class after the warm up has begun. Warm up is important as it prepares the dancer’s body and helps with the prevention of injury.
DROP OFF/PICK UP OF STUDENTS: Parents and siblings are welcome to wait for dancers but are asked not to go beyond the posted sign. This keeps the floor between dance studios clean for dance shoes, keeps the noise down in dance studios, and minimizes congestion between classes. Please do not drop young children off more than 15 minutes prior to class time. They will not be under any supervision in the Facility. Also, please be available at the end of class to pick up your child. They will be escorted from the dance room but, if we have to supervise them because a parent is not there, it takes away instruction time from the next class. There is free WIFI throughout the building! For your convenience, there are tables in the main foyer which can be used for homework, snacks, etc. To keep the area clean and presentable for all users we ask that garbage be deposited in the available containers. This is a large, public facility. For the safety of all, children not in dance class must be attended to at all times by a parent or guardian. Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts and/or UpTown Dance staff are not available to supervise children waiting for, waiting after, or waiting between classes.
ABSENCES: Regular attendance is encouraged. If a child misses 3 consecutive classes, without an email to excuse them from class, we will assume the child is no longer in the class and remove them from the roster. Participation in all classes ensures the student keeps up to date with exercises and choreography. If a student is absent, it is their responsibility to learn the missed lessons prior to the next class. Choreography missed will not be re-taught. If a child has missed too many classes and we feel it is affecting class performance, we reserve the right to remove the child from class.
QUESTIONS & CONCERNS: Address all questions and concerns to: firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a reply within 2 business days.
CLASS CANCELLATION: Every effort will be made to have a substitute teacher in order to avoid class cancellation. If required, make up classes will be announced.
NO PARENTS IN CLASSROOM: Parents are not to enter the classroom to speak to a teacher or a student. It is very disruptive to the entire class. Any questions or concerns should be directed to email@example.com
APPROPRIATE DRESS: All dancers must be dressed appropriately in the hallways (no second skin, bra tops, booty shorts etc.) Shoes must also be worn in the main foyer. Everyone must use the change room. No students should be changed in the hallways. Dancers must be in proper class attire for every class. You can find this on our website: http://suncor.fmcschools.ca/uptown-dance-attire/
CHANGE ROOMS: When required, use the private stalls in the washroom for changing your child. LOCKS: Bring a lock for keeping personal belongings safe in the change room. Lock and all items must be removed each day.
COMMUNICATION: Communication for UpTown is primarily done through Email to the Primary address supplied at time of registration. Parents must notify the office of any change of contact information throughout the year. It is the responsibility of the parent to read all emails sent throughout the dance season. We also have a bulletin board located in the seating area that will have all of the information posted on it for the parents viewing.
IMAGES OF DANCERS: By registering for UpTown, you authorize images of your child be displayed in publications, social media outlets, events, and instructional demonstrations. Photos and videos of dancers will not be taken without their knowing.