KIDS CIRCUS PROGRAM INFORMATION

 Winter 2021 Jan 11-March 14

No Classes Monday Feb 15 ( Family Day )

  • 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.

  • 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 ( ages 10-12 )

  • 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 and flexibility )

  • 4 -6 students max, only 1 class at a time in the circus room

  • All students must sign our new waiver online and print, sign and bring to first class the Safety First Partnership Agreement Form available for download on our Covid-19 Policies page

Mini Cirque Age 4-5

Age 4 - 5

Choose from either:

Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:15pm 

or

Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:15pm

Jan 12- Mar 9

( 9 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 while waiting and will have their temperature taken at the door.  

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $153 + tax

Circus Starter Age 6-12

Age 6-12

Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30pm

Jan 12 - Mar 9

( 9 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.

  • No Family Viewing Days at this time

  • 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: $216 + tax

Kids Circus Lv 1-3  Age 6-12

Ages 6-8 Choose from : 

Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00pm

or

Fridays 5:00 - 6:00pm

9 weeks Jan 13 - Mar 12

Ages 9-12 Choose from:

Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:15pm

or 

Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30am

9 weeks Jan 13 - Mar 13

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

  • No Family Viewing Days at this time 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: $ 216 + tax

Hula Hooping for Kids Age 8-12

Ages 8-12 

Fridays 4:00 - 4:45pm

9 weeks Jan 15 - Mar 12

Join Hula Hoop Artist and Coach Kylie for a class that's 100% fun! Hula Hooping improves coordination, dexterity, rhythm and even strength! Your child will experience the excitement of Circus Style Hula Hooping through learning fun tricks on and off the body or tricks in and out of the hoop!

  • Hula hoops will be provided or bring your own from home

  • No Family Viewing Days at this time 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

Cost: $ 144 + tax

Rising Circus Show Team  Age 10-12

Thursdays 5:15 - 6:45pm 

Saturdays 10:45 - 11:45am

Jan 14 - Mar 13

*Optional Add-On: Handblance with Emrah

Thursdays 6:45 - 7:30pm

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

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

**Optional Add-On: Handbalance with Emrah ( graduate of National Circus School's Coaching Program and professional Handblance Artist ) 45 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

COST: $468 + tax ( Thursdays & Saturdays )

Hand balance Add-On: $65 tax

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