Summer Dance Camps & Classes

2020/ 2021 Registration Now Open

Register Before June 1st, 2020

Pay No Registration Fees + Be Entered for a Getaway to Great Wolf Lodge!

Only 1st Month tuition is required to register.
Tuition is fully refundable if classes are unable to run due to covid-19.

Dance in Your Pants

8 Weeks of Summer Dance Classes

Join a summer dance class!  This summer dance program runs on Thursday evenings for 8 weeks.  A great introductory course for children interested in movement and dance, with no experience necessary.  Classes offered in Acro, Ballet,  Creative Dance, Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap. Select a session on the schedule for class and pricing details.

Dance in Your Pants Schedule

Thursday July 9
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Tap 3-4 Years
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Ballet 5-6 Years
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Acro 7-9 Years
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Creative Dance 2 Years
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Ballet 3-4 Years
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Hip Hop 5-6 Years
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Jazz 3-4 Years
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Hip Hop 3-4 Years
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm Acro 5-6 Years
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Hip Hop 7-9 Years
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Competitive Dance Technique Schedule

Tuesday August 4
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 1 Under 9 Years
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 1 Over 10 Years
Tuesday August 11
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 2 Over 10 Years
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 2 Under 9 Years
Tuesday August 18
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 1 Under 9 Years
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 1 Over 10 Years
Tuesday August 25
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 2 Over 10 Years
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Session 2 Under 9 Years
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Competitive Dance Technique

4 Weeks of Summer Competitive Dance Technique

Spend your Tuesday nights this summer continuing to build your competitive dance technique.  Register for 2 or  4 weeks of Tuesday evening classes.  Drop in for a single class or the full evening of dance classes is also available.  Session 1 runs on Tuesday August 4th, and Tuesday August 18th, 2020 and consists of Stretch & Strength, Ballet, Tap and Acro classes.  Session 2 runs on Tuesday August 11th and Tuesday August 25th, 2020 and consists of Stretch & Strength, Ballet, Hip Hop and Jazz classes.  Select a session on the schedule for class and pricing details.

Gotta Dance Camp

Monday to Friday Summer Dance Camp

Beat summer boredom with a week long dance camp.  Offered for 2 different weeks in the summer, this is a great opportunity for your child to try other forms of dance in a fun environment where they will meet new friends and get some exercise.  Activities include Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Acro-Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, Zumba and much more!  No dance experience is necessary.

Gotta Dance Camp Schedule

Monday July 20
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Gotta Dance Camp ~ Week 1
Monday August 10
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Gotta Dance Camp ~ Week 2
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Dates to Remember

Dates to Remember
2020/ 2021

Event Date
Classes Begin Week of
Monday September 14th
Thanksgiving Monday Studio Closed
Monday October 12th
Halloween Studio Open
Saturday October 31st
Christmas Break Studio Closed
Monday December 21st to Sunday January 3rd
Classes Resume Monday January 4th, 2021
Family Day Studio Closed
Monday February 15th
March Break Studio Closed
March 15th to 21st
Good Friday Studio Closed
Friday April 2nd
Easter Saturday Studio Open
Saturday April 3rd
Easter Sunday Studio Closed
Sunday April 4th
Easter Monday Studio Open
Monday April 5th
Victoria Day Studio Closed
Monday May 24th
Picture Day & Dress Rehearsal
at the Studio
Sunday May 30th
End of the year Recital
The Milton Theatre for the Arts
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
June 4th, 5th, 6th

Dance Attire

Dance Attire

Students not properly attired may observe, but will not be allowed to participate in class.

  • Loose hair will not be permitted in class

  • No Jewelry will be permitted in class

  • Jeans or other non stretch attire will not be permitted in class

All shoes must be purchased by October 1st.

Creative Dance

Any style dancewear and or shorts & t-shirts will be permitted. Hair pulled back off the face in a ponytail. Bare legs and bare feet are appropriate for this class.

Ballet Age 3 & 4

A solid color body suit, (black, blue or pink). Pink ballet tights or bare legs with ankle socks can be worn. Hair is to be in a bun (if possible) or pulled back off the face in a ponytail. Pink Ballet shoes are to be worn. A Ballet wrap skirt is optional.

Ballet Age 5 & 6

Lilac Mondor Bodysuit #1635 bodysuit, with pink ballet tights (Mondor style #345, #310, #314, #316, #319) or pink ankle socks Mondor #167. Hair must be in a proper bun, with hair net and bobby pins. Pink Ballet shoes are to be worn. Wrap over skirt – colour to match leotard; Mondor style #16100.

Ballet Age 7 to 12

Purple Mondor #3546 bodysuit with pink tight pink. Hair must be in a proper bun, with hair net and bobby pins. Pink soft ballet shoes in satin, canvas or leather, with pink elastic.

Ballet Boys & Graded RAD Ballet Boys

A solid white T- shirt, black bike pants or leggings, black or white ballet shoes with black or white socks.

Graded RAD Ballet Girls: Pre-Primary & Primary

Lilac Mondor Bodysuit #1635 bodysuit, with pink ballet tights (Mondor style #345, #310, #314, #316, #319) or pink ankle socks Mondor #167. Hair must be in a proper bun, with hair net and bobby pins. Pink Ballet shoes are to be worn. Wrap over skirt – colour to match leotard; Mondor style #16100.

Graded RAD Ballet Girls: Grades 1-5

Purple Mondor #3546 bodysuit with pink tight pink (Mondor style #345, #310, #314, #316, #319). . Hair must be in a proper bun, with hair net and bobby pins. Pink soft ballet shoes in satin, canvas or leather, with pink elastic. Character skirts and Character shoes will be required for graded Ballet classes only.

Vocational Ballet Girls

Any style Sleeveless leotard – black, Waistband (optional) – 2 cm elastic, the same colour as leotard, Tights: pink (Mondor style #345, #310, #314, #316, #319), Soft pointe shoes or soft ballet shoes – pink with ribbons. Pointe shoes (pointe work section) – pink with ribbons

Acro

Any style dancewear will be permitted but must be suitable for dancing. Hair is to be ponytail or bun. Bare feet are required.

Tap

Any style dancewear will be permitted but must be suitable for dancing. Hair is to be ponytail or bun. Tap Shoes are required. Black Tap Shoes for all recreational tap recital dances.

Hip Hop

Any style athletic wear is permitted but must be suitable for dancing. Hair is to be in a ponytail. Dancers are to wear, clean running shoes. Black running shoes for all recreational Hip Hop recital dances.

Jazz

Any style dancewear will be permitted but must be suitable for dancing. Hair is to be in a ponytail or bun.

Shoes:

Age 3 to 6:  bare feet.

Age 7+: a jazz shoe. Black jazz shoes for all recreational jazz recital dances 7 +

Musical Theatre

Any style dancewear will be permitted but must be suitable for dancing. Hair is to be in a ponytail or bun. Jazz shoes are required.  Black jazz shoes for all recreational MT recital dances.

Contemporary

Any style dancewear will be permitted but must be suitable for dancing. Hair is to be in a ponytail or bun. – bare feet

Terms of Service

Terms of Service

In participating in our programs you agree to the following Terms of Service, Release, Payment Options, Cancellation Policy, and Notes.

Classes subject to change. Must have a minimum of 5 dancers per class.

Registering Online

To register on-line for our programs, you will need to first create an account with us. If you have done so with us in previous years, you will have the same email as the username but, will have to reset your password.

Please Note

Age Requirements: 

The cut off date for age requirements is December 31st – same as school. Enroll your dancers in their appropriate age group – dancers not enrolled in the appropriate age group will be withdrawn and will need to register again.

Wait Lists: 

If you find that a class is presently full, please put your child’s name on the wait list by clicking the ‘Wait List’ link to the right of a class you want. We use the wait lists to determine which classes we will need to open more of. We will attempt to accommodate everyone’s needs as to dance style, ages and times.

Release

In part consideration of permitting my child (self) to participate in the activities of The Dance Shoppe Ltd., I agree to insure my child (self) against any injury or loss resulting from the activities and of travelling to and from theses activities. I agree to indemnify and save harmless The Dance Shoppe Ltd. and its employees, agents and volunteers from all losses, damages, claims and demands occasioned thereby. I authorize The Dance Shoppe Ltd. and its employees, agents and volunteers to provide all medical care, which they deem necessary for my child (self) in the event of injury. In Accordance with Ontario’s Freedom of Privacy and Information Act, I hereby grant The Dance Shoppe Ltd. permission to videotape my child at the year-end recital and participate in the studio photographs which may be used for promotional purposes. The Dance Shoppe Ltd. will not be responsible for any theft, damage, or injuries during classes or on the location premises.

Tuition and Programs

Registration for The Dance Shoppe programs begins May 1st. Classes run from the second week of September to the first weekend in June. Your space in a class is reserved for you, (the dancer) for the year.

Registration Fee:

A non-refundable one-time registration fee to be paid at registration.

  • $25.00 +HST per student
  • $40.00 +HST per family

Please note we are a 10 month program: approximately 38 weeks.

Per weekPay in full10 installments
30 minute class is ~ $422.30 per year plus tax =$477.20$47.72
45 minute class is ~ $478.95 per year plus tax =$541.21$54.12
60 minute class is ~ $535.60 per year plus tax =$605.23$60.52

All recreational classes for boys are 1/2 price.  Please register for the class and TDS will adjust the amount before it is processed.

Payment Plan: 10 Payments/ Installments – Visa / MasterCard

Pre-Authorized payment. Tuition Fee to be paid in ten (10) equal payments/installments. You must provide either Visa or MC.  The 1st payment is due at registration. Monthly payments will be automatically deducted from your account, on the 1st of each subsequent month starting October 1st, 2020.  Any outstanding balances will be automatically deducted from your account on July 1, 2021.

Family Discounts

The more programs you order the more you save! Your current order plus all your orders for the current year are used to calculate how much you save. Competitive, and Summer Programs are not included in these calculations and are not discounted. Your savings accumulate so your next order will show the additional savings and ordering all at once will save the most as all qualifying programs on the order receive the full discount:

  • 10% off 3rd class per student
  • 15% off 4th class per student
  • 20% off 5th class or more per student

Summer Programs

On-line registration begins March 1st each year. Your cancellation request must be received in writing 30 days prior to your camp date in order to be eligible for any refund, as determined by The Dance Shoppe Management.

Payments: 

Summer Program Fees to be paid in full as of registration date.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling within 30 days of registration or within your first 30 days of classes:

Within 30 days after your registration date and or first 30 days of classes, a refund of the tuition balance only will be made, or future payments will be suspended. Your cancellation request must be received in writing (email) within 30 days of your first class.

Cancelling after your first 30 days of classes:

A cancellation fee of $40 will be charged and the remaining balance will be refunded, or payments suspended.

Cancelling by TDS:

Should the need arise for the studio to ask a parent to withdraw a dancer; a refund of the tuition balance only will be made and or the monthly installments discontinued.

If The Dance Shoppe is unable to begin classes on Monday September 14th ,2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis, customers will be entitled to a full refund of their tuition if they so choose. An email will be sent from the studio should this occur.

Should The Dance Shoppe be forced to close due to municipal/provincial/federal guidelines at a later date, the following will be applied:

  1.  TDS will firstly attempt to make up any missed classes.  All tuition fees will still be applied in this case.
  2. Should TDS not be able to makeup missed classes a credit may be applied to the dancers account to reflect the amount of tuition for the classes missed. Monthly payments for tuition will be suspended.
  3. All other fees are non-refundable and will be evaluated case by case for the possibility of a credit. This includes but is not limited to costume deposits, birthday party deposits, competitive entry fees etc. These credits are largely dependent on our suppliers.

Birthday Parties:

No refunds.

Year End Recital and Costumes

The recital is optional for recreational dancers: 

Before making your deposits and committing to the recitals in June you must read all the information provided in the Recital News section of the Registered Families pages – beginning December 1st each year this page is updated with important dates and details including the Recital Handbook, Shoes and Tights, Picture Day and Dress Rehearsal Schedules, Who’s In Which Show, Box Office and Ticket Sales.

Costume deposit due on or before January 18th to perform in recitals: 

Costume deposits are non-refundable

Before the deadline posted you must either pay your costume deposit or OPT OUT of recitals for each program using the links provided on your Account Details page. In paying your costume deposit you are committing to pay the full price of the costume and agreeing to the information as provided in the Recital Handbook.

Get Away to Great Wolf Lodge!

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pay no registration fees
+
be entered to receive 1 of 2 family
getaways to great wolf lodge

Time Left to Register

Get Away to Great Wolf Lodge!

Register Before June 1, 2020

Pay No Registration Fees + be entered to receive 1 of 2 family getaways to Great Wolf Lodge!

Conditions:  To qualify for both the waived registration fee and to be entered for the Great Wolf Lodge getaway, students must register online for a class with The Dance Shoppe for the upcoming 2020/ 2021 dance season no later than 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 31st, 2020.

Draw Details:  There will be 2 Great Wolf Lodge getaways given out. Two names of customers registered during the promotion will be drawn at random on June 1, 2020 at The Dance Shoppe.  Winners will be notified via phone or email with details on collecting their prize.

Great Wolf Lodge Getaway Details:  Each of the 2 Great Wolf Lodge getaways, will be received in the form of a Great Wolf Lodge gift card in the amount of $1,500 Canadian dollars to be used at the winner’s discretion. 

Waived Registration Fee Details:  All registrations received during the promotion period will not pay registration fees.  Regular registration fees of $25 per student or $40 per family, will resume for registrations on June 1, 2020 and forward.