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SKR - Policy Agreement Notification

All registered participants and their entourage (family, caregivers, friends)

have been made fully aware of, and agree to the information below.

MEMBERSHIP 2024
I/We have read and understand that each participant is required to have a membership.
Membership Fee ($40 per dancer (HST included) - valid January 1 to December 31, 2024.
This keeps student tuition costs low as our team works behind the scenes.
The Membership fee is non-refundable and is used in the following way:
- maintaining our studio-class-management system
- maintaining our website
- maintaining studio communication
- offsetting insurance fees
- offsetting music license fees
- etc.
✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

SHOW
I/We have read and understand that...
... dancers who can not attend show rehearsals and performances must opt out of the show in writing before costumes are ordered.
... dancers who do not opt out will be responsible for show fees related to each class they attend.
... costume sizing must be confirmed via Google Forms (emailed to members in the fall).
... all course fees are due upon registration.
... show fees (e.g. costumes, jewelry, and tickets) are non-refundable.
... If costume manufacturing defects occur, SKR will be the sole liaison with the costume company.
... only SKR will troubleshoot any costume manufacturing problems with the supplying companies if needed.
... SKR is not responsible for costume measurement or sizing errors provided by members.
... costume sizing instructions must be read carefully to select the dancer's appropriate costume size.
... all recital dancers must adhere to the dress code.
... all recital dancers (females 7 and older) must be properly equipped with performance make-up, and performance jewelry. (see Recital Package)
...the show fee is a blanket fee that allows for equitable participation in the show - it helps cover costs for many related production costs.
...show fees can not be pro-rated or refunded for whatever reason.

...show fees are due October 31, 20YY
✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

 

PAYMENT
I/We have read and understand that...
... the membership fee must be paid upon registering - this is non-refundable.
... fees must be paid upon registering
... payment is made by eTransfer (This reduces participation cost by avoiding credit card charges)
emailed to: payment@skr.ca
✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

FINANCIAL POLICY
I/We have read and understand that...
... participation in dance classes requires a financial commitment.
... all dancers must be properly equipped with dance shoes, dance wear, and hair accessories in order to participate in class. (see Dress Code)
... my/our registration will be considered pending until all fees are received or instalment schedule is confirmed.
... my/our registration constitutes a contract to pay all fees regardless of dropping classes after the refund request deadline. (see refund deadlines below)
... the Deposit and Membership Fees must be paid upon registering. (minimum payment to hold your spot)
... Discounts/Coupons have expiry dates that will not be extended under any circumstance.
.. I/We (the dancer and parent/guardian) assume all financial responsibilities for participation in registered activities at SKR.

✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

 

PAID FEES
I/We have read and understand that...
... Fees are due before attending class.

... Dancers will not be allowed access to the facility until fees are paid in full.

✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

 

CANCELLATION
I/We understand that...
... SKR reserves the right to cancel any class or course for whatever reason (this would be posted on the website or emailed to clients).

... If SKR cancels a class, participants will be refunded immediately via eTransfer.

 

DROPPED CLASS & ABSENCE
... SKR provides four sessions (see SKR Calendar for details)

          1 - September to December (refund expires September 15)

          2 - January to April (refund expires January 15)

          3 - May to June (refund expires June 15)

          4 - July to August (refund expires July 1st)
... Course Fee refund requests must be submitted via email for time stamping (info@skr.ca).
... Please. contact SKR for extenuating circumstances - these will of course be considered.
... Refunds will NOT be given for individual days of absence for whatever reason. (In case of bad weather, please drive safely or remain at home and use the provided home practice videos.)
✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.


SUPPORT & PERFORMANCE POLICY
I/We have read and understand that...
... a positive educational experience requires support both in the studio and at home.

... parents must provide a safe space for home practice.

... parents must ensure their child is punctual and ready for class

... safety and integrity is of utmost importance.
... an annual performance is a special and exciting tradition for dancers that requires 100% participation and support.
... I/We (the dancer and parent/guardian) assume all commitment and support responsibilities for participation in registered activities at SKR.
... regular attendance, punctuality and class etiquette are very important.
... dancers who miss more than 4 classes may be asked to book a private make-up session to ensure safe practice. 
... students will not be allowed on stage if they pose a safety concern to other dancers.
... photos and or videos of dancers may be taken and used for educational and or promotional purposes.
... access to SKR videos does not give anyone the permission to share or circulate these videos.
... SKR has my/our express consent to send me, my child/ward electronic messages.
... studio information can be found on the SKR website and in the studio lobby.
... it is my/our duty to be fully aware of the SKR Timelines, Rules & Regulations, and Policies & Procedures.
... all SKR Studio Dancers MUST attend all Rehearsals and Shows in order to participate in the Recital.
✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

ENTOURAGE GUIDELINES

I/We have read and understand that...

... my toddler can have an entourage of 3 people.

 

SIBLING PARTICIPATION IN TODDLER CLASSES

... based on previous successful integration, if an older sibling is registered in any SKR class, they can join in the fun family experience!

(At this time, there is no additional cost for auditing the Toddler & Me class.)

 

2nd CARGIVER PARTCIPATION IN TODDLER CLASSES

... based on previous successful integration, a 2nd caregiver (i.e. Mom and Dad) is most welcome to join in the fun!

(At this time, there is no additional cost for auditing the Toddler & Me class.)

✔ I have read and agree to the above policy.

LIABILITY RELEASE/WAIVER FORM

Waiver of Liability
I recognize and understand the risks of physical injury inherent to dance and dance training and I fully assume those risks. I hereby release SKR, event sponsors, employees and dance teachers from all liability for injuries sustained or illnesses contracted while attending or participating in any dance classes, rehearsals, workshops, or performances. I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SKR, employees and dance teachers for liabilities, costs and judgments arising from acts of omissions committed by me or my child which result in injury or damage to any person or property.

✔ I have read and agree to the above Waiver of Liability statement.


Protection of Property
I understand and agree that it is my sole responsibility to safeguard my personal property while attending or participating in any classes, rehearsals, workshops, or performances. I hereby release SKR, its affiliate dance studios, event sponsors, employees and dance teachers from all liability for loss or damage to my personal property while attending or participating in classes, rehearsals, workshops, or performances. I also agree to abide by any rules, regulations and policies set forth by SKR.

✔ I have read and agree to the above Protection of Property statement.


Medical Attention
In case of physical injury or medical emergency, I hereby authorize SKR to make necessary arrangements to transport myself or my child to a medical treatment facility as necessary. All such transportation and medical treatment will be at my sole cost and expense. In extreme emergency, or if my child is under 18 years of age, I understand that SKR will attempt to notify the person(s) I have named as my emergency contact(s) of my condition and how to reach me. I further state that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude or restrict my or my child’s participation in this activity, and that I will pay any medical costs that may be attendant as a result of injury to me or my child.

✔ I have read and agree to the above Medical Attention statement.


Photo Release
SKR reserves the right to use photographs and videos taken during classes, workshops, performances, or other affiliated events for the purposes of instruction, advertising and promoting SKR and its programs. Students, or parents of students who are minors, who do not wish to comply with this policy must notify SKR, in writing, prior to participation in class.

✔ I have read and agree to the above Photo Release statement.


Acknowledgement of Waiver
I acknowledge and represent that I have fully informed myself of the content of the waiver and hold harmless agreement by reading it before agree to it, and I understand that agree to this document as my own free act and deed; no oral representations, statements, or inducements, apart from the written statement, have been made. I further state that I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and am fully competent to sign this agreement; and that I execute this release for full, adequate, and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by the same.  

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