Developing Artists As Individuals Since 2000

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Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

Registration and Parent/Guardian Policy

1. Registration must be submitted online.  You can not register in person / text / email / messenger / social media 


2. Administration fee of $25 for dancer or $35 per family is due each Term Payment.  Administration Fee covers the expense of record keeping, accounting, insurance, legal, office supplies, expense of COVID-19 prevention measures put in place, giveaways, and other administrative costs.  


3. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Spots are not held Term to Term or Year to Year.  Each Term is a New Registration. Term is defined by set "Term" dates. Registration and Payment covers classes defined by specific dates for each "Term".  Terms/Registration are not postponed, put on hold or transferable. Early Bird is offered to students in the current term only.  Early Bird does not apply to new registrants or past registrants.  Early Bird is first come first serve as dancers may switch days or siblings will join other programs. Your spot is not guaranteed during Early Bird dates. To receive Early Bird, Registration Form and Payment is due no later than the date and time stated on the Early Bird Announcement.  After this date and time the forms and invites are programmed to automatically revert to original settings and fees.  


4. Tuition for dance classes covers classes that are to be taught "in person" and "virtual".  If during the course of the Term we have to switch from "in person" to "virtual/online" your class date and time will remain the same.  You will receive instructions on connecting to your live virtual class/virtual online class.  There is no cancellation option or refund if you decide not to participate in live, virtual/online classes.  Classes are not offered in hybrid format.  Terms/Registration/Classes are not put on hold or postposed due to Government Restrictions.  


5. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) has the right to move "in person" lessons to "virtual/online" at anytime during the Term. In the event you would like to cancel you would have to adhere to our cancellation policy. 


6. "Virtual/Online lessons" are accessible by all Phones, Tablet, iPad or Computer. It is your responsibility to connect to your class at the scheduled date and time. There are no refunds or make up classes for missed virtual classes.


7. Each Term is clearly stated on our website, brochure and invoice with the dates.  Class cancellation due to holidays, inclement weather or extenuating circumstances and extra non class times such as practices, rehearsals, studio events/performances, staff at competition. and staff at picture day have already been taking into account in determining the Term Tuition Fee.


8. Classes are grouped by school grade. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) Reserves the right to refuse and or cancel a students registration and enrolment at any time.


9. Registration is accepted when Registration Form has been received and invoice has been paid.


10. Payment is made in the full "Term" amount for each class, there is no option of monthly payment or pay for all "Terms" at once.  Each Term is a new registration defined by the set "Term" dates.  Registration and Payment covers classes defined by the set dates for each "Term" 


11. Discounts are not applicable after Term has commenced, no discount on top of discount. If taking more than one class, early bird discount is off of first class. Sibling discount can not be combined with other discounts.  If registering more than one dancer, Early Bird discount is applied to each dancer's first class. 


12. Request/Inquiry to Register Submission does not secure your spot. 


13. If registration is split between two parties, complete payment and agreement submission from both parties is required for student to be permitted in class. Each party must submit a registration form. 


14. A dancer will not be permitted to take the class if a payment is not received.


15. Students will not participate in the recital until all fees, late charges, damage charges and costume balances are received.


16. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.), assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged goods.


17. A minimum of 5 students need to be enrolled in order for a class to run. If classes are unable to run due to insufficient numbers; then you will receive a full refund for lessons minus the Administration Fee that is non refundable. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) reserves the right to change class time after classes commence. 


18.  Once payment has been received there is no option to drop a class. If a dancer changes a class/classes but is not withdrawing from the studio a $40 adjustment fee is charged. As student is enrolled and confirmed registered in the program(s) and taking a spot. 


19. There are no full refunds or transfers of fees to other programs or siblings of any payments received by The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) including the unused portion of a Term Payment, Admin fee, media fee, summer camp, missed classes, choreography fees, costume fee, competition fees, rehearsal fees, dance gear, other merchandise purchase or if Government/Public Health/School require individual to self isolate/quarantine/vaccinate. 


20. If you register within the first month of the Term there is no pro rated fee. Administration fee $30 for individual or $40 for family. 


21. If you register after the first month of the Term, the Term is pro rated at a different amount. Administration fee $30 for individual or $40 for family.

 

22. Administration fee is applied when adding classes or registering siblings after initial registration payment has been submitted.  Administration Fee covers the expense of record keeping, accounting, insurance, legal, office supplies, expense of COVID-19 prevention measures put in place, giveaways, and other administrative costs.  


23. If adding classes after the cut-off date, there is no discount for additional classes. 


24. Tuition will not be adjusted, credited or refunded if the dancer is not able to attend class due to illness, injury or any other circumstances.


25. Processing fees are non refundable.


26. Credits on account expire if not used by specific dates or specific programs outlined in email. 


27. No make up classes, pro-rated fees or refunds for missed classes due to illness or injury. To properly maintain and monitor attendance The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) is not able to permit make up classes for "in person" or "live virtual". Tuition will not be adjusted, credited or refunded if the dancer is not able to attend class due to illness, injury or any other circumstances. 


28. We require all students and parents to wash and disinfect their hands upon entering the studio and after every washroom use.  Dancers are required to use hand sanitizer when exiting studio in order to stop the spread of any germs. If you do not wish to use the hand sanitizers that we provide, parents and dancers will have to use their own hand sanitizer witnessed by our staff member or Director.   


28. We require all students and parents to wash and disinfect their hands upon entering the studio and after every washroom use.  Dancers are required to use hand sanitizer when exiting studio in order to stop the spread of any germs. If you do not wish to use the hand sanitizers that we provide, parents and dancers will have to use their own hand sanitizer witnessed by our staff member or Director.   


29. Please pick up your dancer promptly after class.


30. All students must be able to enter facility and class independently. Parents are not able to accompany student in class, Parents can view class through viewing windows. Students under the age of seven years must have a designated adult chaperone for drop off and pick up. 

31. No Loitering is permitted in the foyer. 

32. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to ensure that we are informed of any change in telephone number, address, contact info in the event of emergency. 


33. Any medical conditions and treatment that apply to your cild should also be indicated on your registration form. Any new medical conditions that are brought to the attention of The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) will be evaluated and assessed to ensure the safety of the dancer and others. 


34. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to read and respond to emails in a timely manner. Parents/Guardians are responsible to pay fees due to lack of communication.


35. Parents are responsible to keep child home with any symptoms of illness (croup, common cold, flu, stomach bug, strep throat, sinusitis, head lice, pink eye, sore throat, headaches, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea any contagious symptom/virus) or Covid symptom and must adhere to The Edge School of Performing Arts Sickness / illness / COVID Prevention Measures to avoid the spread to others.


36. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) reserves the right to substitute instructors if and when necessary.  The Director is not the sole instructor.  Instructors, Guest Teachers, Substitute Teachers are highly qualified instructors and may operate your dancers class at different times of the year. 


37. Cell phones, Ipods, and camera's (or any recording devices) are prohibited from bathroom areas.


38. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) will not be held responsible for missing or stolen personal items. 


39. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) Reserves the right to refuse admission of entry if clients are not adhering to our policies put into place due to COVID-19.  


40.  If email response requires further assistance requiring more than two email responses, an email communication fee will apply. 


41. Recital Costumes approx. cost $70 - $100. Costumes must be paid for before they are ordered. Costume fees covers costs of outfit, data entry ordering each size, brokerage fees if applicable, exchange rate if applicable, shipping, steaming each costume, manually packaging and labelling each costume.  The Edge School of Performing Arts charges a 10% processing fee for accounting fees for invoice set up and processing payments and financial transaction fees. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) approaches costumes with the best interest of dance families in mind and works hard to find costumes that are available in all sizes, justifiable in price, performance appropriate and wearable after performance. 


42. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) will be following the recommended provincial guidelines and protocols to prevent the transmission of infection for COVID-19. The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.) will do their utmost to ensure the safety of participating families, dancers, and staff at the studio.  Extra time and care will be in place for cleaning and sanitization which may be performed before, during and after hours of operation. Please note there may be times that classes will have to be shortened or start late by 5-10 minutes to allow staff to sanitize accordingly. Tuition fees will not be adjusted if such prevention measures for the spread of COVID-19 take place during your dancer's class time.  


43. There will be times in class when students sit and observe each other demonstrating movement or routines. Observing can consist of watching for execution, spacing, dynamics, precision, accuracy and performance delivery. Observing dance encourages children to think and evaluate movement content, qualities and the mood created by the dancers.  Whether abstract or narrative observing dance performances enrich children’s reflective learning capabilities. There are no refunds for times when dancers are observing. 


44. The Edge Admin Team remote departments are: Customer Support, Accounting Department, Media Department and Health & Safety. The Edge "in person" Staff at our facility consists of: Instructor, Front Desk & Disinfectant Cleaner.

45. 
A staff member is present at our front desk.  Front Desk Staff is responsible for sanitizing and managing Entrance and Exits. 


46. Parents can wait in the waiting room or drop off and pick up.  Parents can view class through viewing windows inside or outside. 


47. Outdoor shoes are be taken off at the main entrance and placed on the dancers designated tray.


48. Hair is to be secured back in a neat ponytail. Hair to be secured back to avoid brushing and restyling.  Hair in a bun for ballet classes.


49. Only dance shoes and water bottle is brought to class sessions. Arrive in dance attire.  Personal belongings brought to camp should be minimized. Items brought to camp (e.g., backpack, water bottles, food, etc.) should be labeled and kept on the camper/dancers designated tray.


50. Campers bringing food/snack must be Peanut Free and all items labeled.

Dance Classes: No food/snack between classes. Food should be eaten at home, outside or in the car.


*Registration and Parent/Guardian Policy is Subject to Change at the discretion of The Edge School of Performing Arts (The Edge Performing Arts Inc.)