• 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 10-12 )

  • 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 )

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

  • 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 Jan 20, 30% due Feb 10

AGES 4 - 5 yrs

Mini Cirque

Fridays 4:15 - 5:00pm

9 weeks Jan 17 - March 13  

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!


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

**Closed class setting  

Parent watching days on Jan 17, Feb 14, Mar 13

* space limited, 8 max

Prerequisites: none

 COST:   $135+ gst​

AGES 6 - 12 yrs

Circus Starter 

Mondays 4:00-5:00pm

9 weeks Jan 13 - March 9 ( Class full. Waitlist Only )

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:   $176+ gst​

AGES 6 - 12 yrs

Kids Circus Level 1- 3


Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm age 6-8 ( Class full. Waitlist Only )

Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:15pm age 9-12 ( Class full. Waitlist Only )

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

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

9 weeks Jan 15 - March 11 ( Wednesdays ) 

9 weeks Jan 18 - March 14  ( 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.  Children will present a short Circus Show on last class of session.

Multi-level class


  • Closed class setting.  Parent Watching Day on first/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

​Prerequisites: Circus Starter or equivalent 

Cost: $198 +gst

AGES 10 - 12 yrs

Cirque Excel

Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30pm

9 weeks Jan 14 - Mar 10

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:  $230 + gst

AGES 10 - 12 yrs


Fridays 5:15 - 6:30pm

9 weeks Jan 17 - March 13

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.

May Show Date: TBD

COST: $180

AGES 10 - 12 yrs


No Act Creation class for Winter Session.

Will resume in Spring Session April-May

Show Date: June 2020 TBD

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