• All new students/beginners ( ages 6-12 yrs) must complete a Circus Starter Session before entering our Levels 1-3

  • Students are not expected to complete a level within 1 session.  Often 3 or more are needed.    Level placement is at discretion of coach

  • Skill Charts kept to track progress and will be reviewed at end of session

  • Cirque Excel and Showteam enrollment is by invitation only ( ages 9-12 )

  • Children Ages 2-4 can attend Tiny Tot Circus Drop In

  • Children Ages 4-5 yrs can join our Mini Cirque program

  • All Classes AUTOMATICALLY PRO-RATED at checkout if registering late

  • Automatic 10-15% discount at checkout  if registering 2 or more children from same family or enrolling child in 2 or more classes/week​ ( excluding Show Team and flexibility )

  • PAYMENT PLANS:  if  you prefer to pay in 3 installments, please EMAIL or CALL the office to notify us before paying so we can adjust the amount charged
  • Payment Schedule: 40% due on registration, 30% due Oct 15, 30% due Nov 12

AGES 2 - 4 yrs

Tiny Tot Circus Drop In


Come explore a Circus Playground with your little one.  

Aerial silk, trapeze, ropes, rings, balance stations, hoops, juggling, and more!

This is not a structured class but rather an hour of open play.  Parents must supervise their child.  

Drop In program.  Must reserve spot online before attending.

​* space limited, 6 max

Prerequisites: none

 COST:   $6.30 / child ( includes gst )


AGES 4 - 5 yrs

Mini Cirque

Tuesdays 3:45 - 4:30pm

11 weeks Sept 24 - Dec 3

Does your child love climbing, rolling, spinning, hanging?

 This 45 min class is the perfect introduction into the magical world of circus ! 

Silk, hoop, trapeze, acrobatics, and balancing

Focus is on FUN!

We keep the class size down so children stay with coach and get lots of time on apparatus.  


*child must be able to participate and use washroom on their own.  

**Closed class setting  

Parent watching days on Sept 24, Oct 29, Dec 3 

* space limited, 6 max

Prerequisites: none

 COST:   $165+ gst​

AGES 6 - 12 yrs

Circus Starter ( class Full, waitlist only )

Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:45pm

11 weeks Sept 24 - Dec 3

Explore life under the Big Top!

Circus Starter is your child's first step in our Kids Programming. Learn foundational skills on aerial silk, aerial hoop, trapeze, and prop manipulation in a safe and supportive environment. 

Circus improves strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, and is a non-competitive and creative outlet

*Closed class setting.  Parent watching days on first and last class of session

* space limited, 8max

Prerequisites: none

 COST:   $242+ gst​

AGES 6 - 12 yrs

Kids Circus Level 1- 3

* All our Kids Circus Classes are currently full.  Waitlist only.

Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm age 6-8

Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:15pm age 9-12 

Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30am age 6-8

Saturdays 10:45 - 11:45am age 9-12

11 weeks Sept 25 - Dec 4 ( Wednesdays ) 

9 weeks Sept 28 - Nov 30 ( Saturdays )

Explore life Under The Big Top!!

Aerial silk, hoop, static trapeze, acrobatics, juggling and prop manipulation


Children progress at their own pace through skills needed for each level.   Children do NOT have to complete level within the session.  Often 2+ sessions are needed to complete a level.  

Multi-level class


* Closed class setting.  Parent Watching Day on last class of session

​* Class meets once/week or students can sign up for more than 1 class/week for more practice time.  Automatic 10-15% discount when registering for 2 or more class/week

* Choose from times listed above and ensure you have chosen the correct age group

* Space limited, max 8 per class

​Prerequisites: Circus Starter or equivalent 

Cost: $242 + gst ( Wednesdays )

         $ 198 + gst ( Saturdays )

AGES 10 - 12 yrs

Act Creation for Kids

Mondays 4:00 - 5:00pm

9 weeks Sept 23- Dec 2

Does your child love to perform and create?

In this class students create their own circus act and perform it our Student Showcase at end of session in December at The Rising's studio. 

With help from the coach children discover the Circus Star inside of them while  learning how to building an act, from: choreography -music- costuming- performance !

 Instructor provides feedback and guidance throughout process.  Students must develop their own act.  

Performance: Sun Dec 8 

Prerequisites: at least one session of Kids Circus Lv 1-3

Cost: $195 + gst ( includes performance fee )

AGES 10 - 12 yrs

Cirque Excel

Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30pm

11 weeks Sept 24 -Dec 3

Kids advanced circus training program focusing on aerial,  acrobatics, and prop manipulation.

Must have ability to be self-motivated to work on technique, vocabulary, flexibility and strength goals each class.

This class is mandatory to be a part of The Rising Circus Show Team

Prerequisites: by invitation only

Full Splits minimum one direction, bridge with straight arms/legs,  front or back walkovers, 2 full chin ups, 3 full leg lifts, cartwheel, forward/bwd roll, handstand, 2 silk climbs to top , proper form inversions, 2 footlocks in air from climb, able to perform sequences 3+ min long

COST:  $285 + gst

AGES 10 - 12 yrs


Fridays 5:15 - 6:30pm

11 weeks Sept 27 - Dec 6

The Rising's Student performance team.  For students committed to their circus training and interested in going beyond a recreational level.  The Show Team works from Sept - June to create a full-length circus show which will be performed in June at The Rising's Studio to a public audience.  Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet the strength & flexibility requirements listed for Cirque Excel.  Show Team students must be a part of the Cirque Excel class.  Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.

June Show Date: TBD

COST: $220

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