FEES

Rising Tide dancers are charged mandatory annual fees for tuition, tshirts and costumes (costume not applicable for adults). Class equipment and dress code policy may result in other costs. Term payments due Sept. 12/20, Jan. 4/21 and May 1/21. All prices listed include HST.

A 10% coaching fee is charged on tuition once dancers reach the novice level of competition. This fee is added at the first full term following a dancer competing in the novice level. Adult dancers, and Children’s & Competitive dancers who have not competed at that level pay the without coaching fee, listed second.

Children's & Competitive Core Programming

Children’s & Competitive Core Programming

TERM RATES

FALL 2020

with coaching/without

WINTER 2021

with coaching/without

SUMMER 2021

with coaching/without

Tots

$103.56 NA / $103.56 NA / $60.41

Beginner 1

NA / $168.19

NA / $155.28

NA / $129.40

Beginner 2
Sat only
Wed only

NA/ $396.75
$207
$189.75

NA/ $465.75
$207
$276

NA/ $362.25
$172.50 (inc. Wed. July)
$189.75

Adv. Beginner
Sat only
Wed only

NA/ $396.75
$207
$189.75
NA/ $465.75
$207
$276
NA/ $362.25
$172.50 (inc. Wed. July)
$189.75

Intermediate
Mon/Thurs only
Thurs/Sat only
Sat/Mon only

$882.34 / $802.24
$654.58 / $595.24
$569.28 / $517.56
$540.82 / $491.68

$882.34 / $802.24
$654.58 / $595.24
$569.28 / $517.56
$540.82 / $491.68

$901.28 / $819.51
$768.42 / $698.76
$702.06 / $638.35 (inc. Mon. Ju/Au)
$702.06 / $638.35 (inc. Thurs. Ju/Au)

Advanced
Mon/Thurs only
Thurs/Sat only
Sat/Mon only

$996.11 / $905.55
$654.58 / $595.24
$654.58 / $595.24
$683.04 / $620.95

$1,166.86 / $1,060.78
$853.80 / $776.40
$768.42 / $698.56
$711.50 / $646.82

$967.64 / $879.67
$768.42 / $698.76
$768.42 / $698.76 (inc. Mon. Ju/Au)
$768.42 / $698.76 (inc. Thurs. Ju/Au)

Championship
Mon/Thurs only
Thurs/Sat only
Sat/Mon only
$1,214.37 / $1,103.97
$872.85 / $793.50
$796.92 / $724.47
$758.97 / $689.97
$1,451.56 / $1,319.60
$1,138.50 / $1,035
$920.26 / $836.60
$844.36 / $767.60

$1,328.23 / $1,207.48
$1,100.55 / $1,000.50
$1,024.63 / $931.48 (inc. Mon. July)
$1,062.58 / $965.98 (inc. Thurs. July)

DROP-IN RATES

0.5 HR

0.75 HR

1 HR

1.25 HRS

1.5 HRS

1.75 HRS

2 HRS

$12/$10

$17/$15 $22/$20 $27/$25 $32/30 $37/$35

$42/$40

Adult Core Programming

Adult Core Programming

TERM RATES

FALL 2020

WINTER 2021

SUMMER 2021

Adult Beginner

$149.50

$184

$138

Adult Intermediate

$149.50

$184

$138

Adult Advanced

$224.25

$276

$207

DROP-IN RATES

1 HR

1.5 HRS

$11.50

$17.25

 

Extra classes

Extra classes (open to all with some exceptions)

DROP-IN RATE

TERM RATE

PUNCH PASS

Technique & Drills*

$7.67/30 mins

NA

$103.50/9x45mins+

Conditioning*

$7.67/30 mins

NA

$103.50/9x45mins+

Teams*

$11.50/45 mins

NA

$103.50/9x45mins+

Private lessons

(may be shared by two dancers)

$55/hour

NA

+Buy a punch pass to get ten, 45-minute classes (or equivalent time) for the price of nine. Any combination of Technique & Drills, Teams and Conditioning may be used.

Oireachtas prep**

$42/2 hours

$303.60/8 weeks
$189.75/$172.50/5 weeks

Feis workshops

$34.50/$31.36/2 hours

NA

*Classes are not open to Tots or Beginner 1s, Beginner 2s, or. Advanced Beginner; except Beginner 2 and Advanced Beginner may attend Technique & Drills. **Classes are only open to dancers attending the Oireachtas.

Costumes

Costumes (required for all excluding adults)

ANNUAL RENTAL

Rental period is September to mid-August. See Academy Handbook for full details. New dancers usually receive costumes in Spring and rates are adjusted. Costume rentals do not apply to adults.

Skirt set $60
Boys set $60
Dress set $160

School SWAG

School SWAG (all students required to have school tshirt and poodle socks)

Light tech tshirt

$20

Water bottle

$15

Want more school swag? Check out shop.spreadshirt.com/risingtideida for our online merch store.

Dark blue tshirt

$15

Poodle socks*

$15

*Adult and male dancers are not required to have poodle socks

Studio rental

STUDIO RENTAL (beginning January 2020 at 325-3 Rocky Lake Drive, Bedford)

External renter

$28.75/hour

Rising Tide renter

$17.25/hour

TUITION PAYMENT METHODS

Payment terms are September – December, January – April and May – August. Tuition may be paid by the term, per lesson or through 3for2 for new dancers. Some classes can also be paid for with a punch pass. Cash, cheque and etransfers are accepted forms of payment. Receipts are available on request. Cheques are payable to Rising Tide Irish Dance Academy Incorporated and etransfers can be sent to info@risingtideacademy.ca.

For complete details of fees and policies surrounding payment, download the fees & payment document. Receipts are available upon request.

Term payment
Payment is due by the first class of each term. To qualify for the term rate, dancers may take the full number of weekly classes offered or one fewer. For example, Championship dancers are offered three weekly classes and will receive the term rate for taking all three or only two, those dancers taking only one class must pay the drop-in rate. The term can be paid in a lump sum by cash, cheque or etransfer OR in four (4) cheques for one quarter of the term’s tuition each, post-dated to the first day of every month in the term (e.g. Jan. 1). If payment is not received by the last day of the first month of the term (e.g. Jan. 31) dancers will not be permitted to enter class until payment is received. New dancers joining Rising Tide partway through a term will have the term rate prorated from their start date. Dancers already in the school who register late will owe the full term’s tuition.

Drop-in payment
Drop-in fees are due by the end of every class attended by cash, cheque or etransfer. Classes must be paid for one at a time and drop-in fees cannot be pre-paid in batches.

3FOR2 payment
New dancers in beginner classes (children or adults) can attend three classes for the price of two drop-ins to be pre-paid in full at or before their first class. After attending three classes, dancers wishing to join can switch to the term rate for the remaining classes of their first term or continue to pay drop-ins. 3FOR2 dancers may wait until after their trial to purchase socks, shoes and school tshirts.

Punch pass payment
Drills, conditioning, and teams classes may be paid for with a punch pass (or drop-ins). Punch passes cost $103.50, providing ten, 45 minute classes (or equivalent time) for the cost of nine. Punch passes must be pre-purchased and presented to a coach at each class attended.

Family term discount
Rising Tide is pleased to offer a discount for families registering more than one family member for a term. Order is determined by class level with the highest level student paying full price and then going in descending order. Dancer one will pay full price. Dancer two will receive a 10 per cent discount off the full term fee before taxes. Dancer three and subsequent family members will receive a 15 per cent discount off the full term fee before taxes. Contact us for assistance with calculating your discount.

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