June Lawrence School of Dance
TERMS & CONDITIONS (updated April 10, 2023)
Full Season Classes
This is defined as a class that runs September to June with mandatory participation in our May OnStage performance
Payment for Full Season: Lesson fee, costume and tights are bundled together for “Full Season” classes. (There are some exceptions, and they are noted in the class description.) Full Season classes are prorated September to June with AutoPay payments on the 1st of the month. Full Season payments also include our OnStage package: a performance t-shirt, video access and memory book when registered by December 31st.
Class Registration fee is payable at the time of enrolment. The first tuition payment is payable September 1st and will be run automatically on that date. Students registering after August 23rd will be charged the Class Registration fee and first tuition payment at once.
Short Term Season Classes
This is defined as a class that runs once a week in 10-week or shorter segment as well as one-time specialty classes/workshops are included Payment for Short Term Programs: Paid in full at the time of registration (including registration fee)
Warm Weather Season Classes (summer)
This is defined as a class, workshop or program that runs after our Full Season, typically late June, July and August. Payment for Warm Weather Programs: Paid in full at the time of registration (including registration fee)
You have read the description and pricing structure for the class(es) for which you are registering and taken note of our school uniform requirements for the class you have chosen.
In the event you register for a class that is not age or level appropriate, the June Lawrence School of Dance Inc. reserves the right to change your placement and will notify you of the move.
Our classes have a registration fee that is particular to its’ season. The registration fee is payable at the time of enrolment and not refundable at any time.
- Full Season: $25.00 per class
- Short Term Season: $15.00
- Warm Weather Season (summer): $10.00
This fee covers the costs of paperwork processing and computer time required to set up students in the attendance and tuition-billing system. It also covers your dancer’s insurance, music license fees and studio communication cost, a separate fee from class tuition. You may also receive discounts on a variety of events, workshops, and classes throughout the year.
Full season classes are prepared for OnStage, a year end show traditionally called a “Recital” or “Performance”. Whether live or virtual, ticket costs and performance fees are an additional expense.
Little Movers, Little AcroDance and Little Hip Hop (Session 3) students are included in our year end performance and the class fee will include the OnStage package costuming.
Trials & Drop-Ins
From time to time a variety of our classes permit a drop-in rate and/or trial a class. The cost of a trial and/or drop-in class varies and is payable at the time of booking.
All students must enrol in Auto-Pay before they can complete their registration. Students in Full Season programs will have their monthly payment processed automatically on the 1st of each month. All other programs are payable in full at time of registration.
Sign up for Auto-Pay is completed through your online account. You can update, change, or add an additional credit card through the Parent Portal.
Declined Auto-Pay Payments
Accounts with a declined Auto-Pay payment will be charged $5.00. In addition, a Late Fee charge of $20.00 will be processed should payment not be received before or on the 10th of the month. Students’ attendance will be suspended until the account is up to date.
Should two or more of your Auto-Pay payments be declined for full season students, you will be required to pay ahead, $180.00 per class as well as bring your account up to date by your next scheduled lesson. The credit card on file will be used for this charge. **Participation in any JLSD event or class will be suspended along with recital costume withheld until your account is paid in full.** This fee will be credited back to your account in May and put towards your auto-payments for May & June if your account is current and up to date.
Late registrations for Full Season will be credited as follows: A $20.00 class credit will be applied to their account that will be reflected and adjusted on full tuition balance for the following month.
Full Season registrations are accepted throughout the season until January 31st and are dependent upon costume availability. Full Season registrations after December 31st, will have an additional charge of $180.00 for the OnStage package, costume and tights.
Late registrations for Short Term 10 Week programs will be pro-rated $10.00 per class and credited to your account before registration. Late starts should contact our Concierge, email@example.com before completing your registration. (Example: you started in week 4, the fee will be reduced by $30.00 for the 3 “missed” classes.)
There will be no fee reduction for late starts for Short Term programs less than 10 Weeks .
Natural Disaster or matters outside our control
In the event that classes must be cancelled due to matters outside of our control (e.g. building closure, natural disaster, virus outbreak, government-enforced action, severe weather conditions), dance families will be contacted by JLSD. Refunds will not be given for missed/canceled classes that do not occur because of reasons outside of our control. Make up classes or online lessons may be offered to replace missed/canceled classes; however, this cannot be guaranteed. We will follow all government mandate policies regarding any and all matters outside of our control.
Health & Safety
Resuming operations in the COVID-19 climate requires all participants to comply with any and all Municipal, Provincial, and Federal guidelines.
All deposits, class registration fees, full payments and monthly payments are not refundable or transferable for any Season, including Short Term and Warm Weather Season.
The last day to cancel for a “Full Season” Program is December 15th and notification in writing must be given to the Director by that date.
Should you cancel after December 15th your account will be charged a $130.00 cancellation fee. If you then choose to continue, this fee will be credited back to your account in May and put toward your auto-payments for May & June if your account is current and up to date.
We give students the opportunity for one makeup class providing there is an appropriate class during the same semester. Permission from the Director is required as the class may be full, and/or not skill or age- appropriate. Classes cancelled because of weather conditions are not made up.
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By enrolling at the June Lawrence School of Dance Inc., as a student, parent, or guardian you hereby give up all present and future claims for any loss, damage or personal injury sustained by yourself or your children while attending programs at the June Lawrence School of Dance Inc. You further release, remise and completely discharge the Director, teachers, and staff from any and all liability whatsoever.
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