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KIDS CIRCUS PROGRAM INFORMATION

 Summer 2021 July 5- Aug 28

No Classes Monday Aug 2

  • All new students/beginners ( ages 6-12 yrs) must complete a Circus Starter Session before entering our Level 1-3 class.  Near the end of the session you will receive an email stating whether your child can move into the Kids Circus Level 1-3 class or sign up for another Circus Starter Session to have more time to develop their circus fundamentals. At the moment, we are separating Kids Circus LV 1-3 class based on age, not level.  There are 3 levels of skills on each apparatus and in the class children work through the levels with the coaches.  

  • At least 2 or more sessions are needed to move onto next level.   Level placement is at discretion of The Rising

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

  • Showteam enrollment is by invitation only 

  • All Classes 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, non-aerial classes, workshops )

  • All students must sign our online waiver and fill out the google Safety First Partnership Agreement Form linked HERE

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Mini Cirque Age 4-5

Age 4 - 5

Fridays 4:00 - 4:45pm

July 9-Aug 27

( 8 weeks )

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 ground circus skills

Focus is on FUN!

  • Child must be able to participate and use washroom on their own.  

  • Closed class setting.  For this 45 min class we are allowing 1 parent to stay and wait in The Rising in our designated Parent Waiting area

  • Parents must adhere to 6ft physical distancing, wear a mask while waiting and will have their temperature taken at the door.  

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $136 + tax

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Circus Starter Age 6-12

Age 6-12

Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm

July 6- Aug 24

( 8 weeks )

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 ground circus skills in a safe and supportive environment. 

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

Near the end of the session you will receive an email stating whether your child can move into the Level 1-3 class or sign up for another Circus Starter Session to have more time to develop their circus fundamentals.

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  • 6-8 children max depending on BC's Phase status

  • Closed class setting. Family Viewing Days dependant on  BC's Phase status

  • Currently parents must wait outside of facility due to Covid Safety Policies

  • Photos will be taken during class time and posted on our social media. Please email us if you do not want your child appearing in any photos.

​Prerequisites: none, must be age 6 to start

Cost: $192 + tax

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Kids Circus Lv 1-3  Age 6-12

Ages 6-8  : 

Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm

8 weeks July 7-Aug 25

Ages 9-12 :

Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:15pm

8 weeks July 7-Aug 25

Ages 6-12:

Saturdays 10:00-11:00am

8 weeks July 10-Aug 28

Explore life Under The Big Top!!

Aerial silk, hoop, trapeze, juggling and props.

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.  Skill charts will be tracked and reviewed at end 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 and ensure you have chosen the correct age group

  • 6 - 8 children max depending on BC's Phase status

  • Closed class setting. Family Viewing Days dependant on  BC's Phase status

  • Currently parents must wait outside of facility due to Covid Safety Policies

  • Photos will be taken during class time and posted on our social media. Please email us if you do not want your child appearing in any photos.

​Prerequisites: Circus Starter or equivalent 

Cost: $192 +tax for 8 week session

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Rising Circus Show Team  Age 12+

2 mandatory week long Intensives

July 26-30 

Aug 16-20

Mon-Fri 12:45 - 4:15pm

( currently not accepting new members as we are at our Team capacity due to Covid Policies )

Summer Intensive weeks focusing on new skills and improving strength and flexibility.  Last 30 min of each day is a handbalance class with Coach Emrah.

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 year-round to create a full-length circus show which will be performed at The Rising's Studio to a public audience in June.  Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet the strength & flexibility requirements

**Handbalance with Emrah ( graduate of National Circus School's Coaching Program and professional Handblance Artist ) 30 min class working on foundations of Handbalance which is beneficial cross-training for aerialists.

Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.

Prerequisites: full splits in 1 direction minimum, backbend with straight arms/legs hold for 30 sec, cartwheel, fwd and bwd roll, back or front walkover, climb to top of tall silks 3 x's in a row, clean inversions in air, skin the cat x 5, 3 full chin ups, 3 full leg lifts, hip key, thigh hitch, single knee hang 30 sec, clean foot locks in air.  Desire to perform.

COST: $260 +tax per week