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KIDS CIRCUS AGES 4-12

Summer Session 2022 Information

8 weeks July 4-Aug 27

* centre closed Monday Aug 1

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

  • 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

  • Children move through our leveled system at their own pace.  Currently, levels 1-3 are in the same class.  As our school grows we will be able to separate the levels into individual classes

  • Skill Charts kept to track progress and parents can review them on the last class

  • Showteam enrollment is by audition only ( ages 12+) 

  • 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 which you will be prompted to do when you create your Rising account 

MINI CIRQUE AGE 4-5

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 and IMAGINATION!

Fridays 3:45-4:30 pm

July 8-Aug 26

8 weeks

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

  • Closed class setting.  Parents who choose to wait during class must stay in waiting room area outside of circus room

  • Family Viewing Day on first and last class of session

Prerequisites: none, must be able to participate without accompaniment and use washroom on their own

Cost: $140 +tax

HOMESCHOOL CIRCUS Ages 6-12

Are you a homeschooler?

Looking for a daytime physical activity for your child?

This 1 hr circus class is the perfect introduction into the magical world of circus! 

Children will receive 1 class in each of the 4 aerial apparatus at our school.

Silk, hoop, hammock, trapeze, and ground circus skills such as juggling, plate spinning, and light acro will be taught in a safe and progressive format

Focus is on FUN, physical fitness, and creativity!

 

* on pause for Summer Session *

​Prerequisites: none

​Cost: $96 + tax for a 4 week session

KIDS CIRCUS STARTER AGE 6-12

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.

Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm

July 7-Aug 25

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*Family Viewing Day last class of session.  

*If you need to wait inside The Rising during your child's class parents must remain in our lobby waiting area.  If your child is nervous on the first day you are welcome to come into circus room and stay until they are comfortable.

*Photos may 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

KIDS CIRCUS LV 1-3 Ages 6-12

This class is your child's second step when they join The Rising.

Building on the aerial foundations students will progress through 3 levels at their own pace.  Aerial silk, Hammock, Hoop, and Trapeze will be taught. Plus ground circus skills.

Generally, it takes 2-3 sessions to complete 1 level on an apparatus. 

Multi-level class.  Skill charts will be tracked and parents can review on last class

OPTIONS:

Age 6 - 8 Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm July 6-Aug 24

Age 6 - 12 Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm July 7-Aug 25

Age 9 - 12 Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 am July 9-Aug 20

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  • Choose from class times above and ensure you have chosen the correct age group

  • Family Viewing Day on last class of session

  • Photos may 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  

RISING CIRCUS SHOW TEAM
SUMMER INTENSIVE AGE 12+

 The Rising's Student performance team.  

For students committed to their circus training and interested in going beyond a recreational level.  

2 aerial classes and 1 Handstand class per week

The Show Team is a full year commitment.  

Students train year-round to create a full-length circus show which will be performed at The Rising's Studio to a public audience every June,  along with other performance opportunities through out the year.                    

Students also learn Stage Tech skills by working other shows that occur at The Rising.  

Students must show a love of performance/showmanship, strong training ethic in class, and meet the strength & flexibility requirements listed below​

​*Admission to the Show Team is by audition only.  

CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION INFO

Competitive Dance and/or Competitive Gymnastics backgrounds beneficial

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 stretchy 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, must be at an intermediate+ level in at least 2 aerial apparatus'

SCHEDULE:

2 Summer Intensive weeks

9:30am -12:30pm July 11-15

9:30am-12:30m Aug 8-12

COST:  500 + tax