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Frequently Asked Questions

Children Program

Q: When can I register?

A: Regular Season: Registration opens each April for the following September, and runs through the end of each September. You want to register early as classes fill quickly!

Q: How long is the commitment when I register?

A: Regular Season: September through June.

Q: Do you offer drop-in classes?

A: Regular Season: If space exists in the class, we offer drop-in classes/trial enrollments during the months of September, October and January each year, to allow students the chance to try a new dance style or level before committing to the full season.

Q: Can I try a class before registering?

A: Yes. If your child has special needs and requires a trial class, please contact to discuss options. 

Q: What is the cost?

A: Dance Group Class Fees: $58 per month for 1 class/week, $108 per month for 2 classes/week, $140 per month for unlimited classes. Private Lesson fee is $75 per lesson.

Q: What is the Refund Policy?

A: Regular Season: There is a $30 registration fee charged per year, per family. These fees are non-refundable, with no exceptions.

Tuition and costume fee will be refunded (pro-rated for attended classes) if a class is dropped within the first 2 weeks of the season. Classes dropped after the first 2 weeks will not receive a full refund. 

Columbus Dance Centre reserves the right to withdraw students who have been registered in the incorrect age or level category. A new class will be recommended, or remaining tuition will be refunded.

An instructor may withdraw a student from a class if the student consistently refuses to abide by the studio etiquette. If a student is withdrawn from a class or dismissed from the studio due to unresolved etiquette concerns, no refunds will be offered.

Q: What do I wear?

A: Ballet and Preschool Dance: students must wear a pink leotard and pink tights and ballet shoes to class. Hair must be pulled back in a bun (off face).

Hip Hop Dance: Solid color T-shirt or leotard, solid color stretch pants, jazz shoes, no jewelry, hair away from the face.

Dancesport class: Girls: Solid color dress, white tights and ballroom dance shoes. Boys: Solid color shirt, black pants and ballroom dance shoes.

Q: Will there be a year-end recital?

A: Yes. We have Winter recital in December before our Christmas Break, and the year-end recital is held in June at Columbus Dance Centre studio. All classes will perform a piece, and all students have the option to be in a studio-wide Intro and Outro number. Parents will purchase tickets in advance of the show!

Q: Do you offer summer classes?

A: Yes, we offer summer dance classes in July and August, only with limited schedule availability. You can check with our Front Desk Receptionist on days and times.


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