FAQ

  • You have two locations, which classes are held in each location. How do I know where my class is being held?

    Our schedule outlines which classes are in which studio location. Studios 1, 2, 3 are at 900 Greenbank Rd. and Studios 4, 5, 6 are at 35 Larkin Dr. The two locations are right across the street from each other.

  • Can my child try a class to see if they like it before I commit to signing up?

    Yes! Please complete the pre-registration form and/or contact Ruth in the office to sign up for a trial class at 613-825-0907 or info@canadianschoolofdance.com.

  • If my child does not like a class can I get some of the fees back?

    We do not offer refunds once classes have started. If you are unsure whether or not your child will enjoy his/her class, we encourage you to sign up for a trial class before registering.

  • Can my child change classes if they find the class level too easy or too difficult?

    Dancers may change classes and levels at the teacher’s discretion.

  • Do I have to sign up my child for the whole year?

    Yes. Our school year starts in September and ends in June. You may contact the office for a trial class before committing to the year.

  • If my child misses a class, how can they make up for the missed class?

    Your child can always attend another dance class at his/her level to make up for a missed class. Please contact the office and speak with Ruth to confirm.

  • How many children are in a class?

    The classes are generally between 6-20 dancers. Class sizes tend to vary depending on the age, day/time of the class, and style of dance.

  • Which classes are for my child’s age group? I cannot tell from the schedule on the website.

    All of our Recreational Program classes are highlighted on our schedule in a mint green colour, and when possible, the general age range for the class is indicated. For dancers aged 3-4, please refer to our First Steps Program page for more information. For all other ages, please refer to our Programs for more details of what classes we offer for various ages and commitment levels. Please feel free to contact the office and speak with Ruth to answer any questions you may have.

  • Who participates in the recital?

    All students participate in our recital. The purchase of a costume is required for recital dances of all styles except Acro. Female Acro dancers must wear black dance shorts and a black bodysuit, and male dancers must wear a black t-shirt and black shorts.

  • What is the dress code for each style of dance?

    We have different dress codes for each discipline. Please read our Dress Code for more information.

  • How does my child join the competitive team?

    If your child is interested in either our Part-Time or Full-Time Competitive Team, please email the office info@canadianschoolofdance.com.

  • What method of payment do you accept?

    We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Cash, and E-transfers.

PART-TIME COMPETITIVE PROGRAM

  • How far does the Part-Time Competitive Team travel for competition?

    Brockville is the furthest competition that the Part-Time Competitive Team travels to.

  • How many classes do dancers have to take to join the Part-Time Competitive Team?

    Part-Time Competitive dancers must take a PT level Ballet class and at least one other class. Hip Hop ONLY dancers will NOT have to attend the Part-Time Ballet class.

  • When can dancers join the Part-Time Competitive Team?

    Dancers can audition for the Part-Time Competitive Team between 7 – 18 years of age (Grade 12 inclusive).

  • What are the differences between the Part-Time and Full-Time Competitive Team?

    Part-Time Competitive dancers must dance 3-6 hours per week of any style(s), with one mandatory Ballet class (apart from Hip-Hop, only dancers).

    The Full-Time Competitive dancers must dance approximately 12 hours per week which includes a full program of mandatory classes and optional program classes.

  • Are there any additional requirements for Part-Time Competitive dancers?

    Part-Time Competitive dancers are expected to participate in a mandatory 1 week Summer Dance Convention in August. This convention determines how we place dancers in their Part-Time level for the upcoming year.

SUMMER PROGRAMS 2021

  • Will Summer Camp be virtual if we are in lockdown or can't be in-person?

    No. If Summer Camp can’t be in-person, it will be cancelled.

  • Will Summer Camp fees be refunded if Summer Camp gets cancelled?

    Yes. Fees will be refunded at a prorated amount. If we are shut down after your child attends two days, then you would receive a refund for the three remaining days.

  • Will Summer Recreational Classes run virtually if we are in lockdown or can't be in-person?

    Yes. All classes can be taken on Zoom.

  • If Summer Recreational Classes are virtual, will they be the same price?

    Yes. Zoom classes are the same price as in-person.

  • What COVID-19 protocols does the studio have in place to keep participants healthy and safe during Summer Programs?

    At CSD, we value the health and safety of our students, teachers, and the entire community. Please review our Summer Program COVID-19 protocols here.