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KIDS CIRCUS AGES 4-12

Winter Session 2022 Information

10 weeks Jan 10-March 20

* centre closed Mon Feb 21 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.

  • 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 invitation 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 

HOMESCHOOL / DAYTIME CIRCUS CLASS AGE 6-12
SESSION 1 
Wednesdays
10:45-11:45am
Jan  12- Feb 2
4 weeks

SESSION 2
Wednesdays
10:45-11:45am
Feb 16- March 9
4 weeks

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 acro will be taught in a safe and progressive format

Focus is on FUN, physical fitness, and creativity!

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​​Prerequisites: none

Cost: $96 + tax for a 4 week session

MINI CIRQUE AGE 4-5

Tuesdays

3:45-4:30pm

Jan 11- March 15

10 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 and IMAGINATION!

  • 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 mid and last class of session

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

Cost: $170 +tax

CIRCUS STARTER AGE 6-12

Tuesdays

4:45-5:45pm

Jan 11-March 15

10 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.

  •  Family Viewing Day last class of session.  Parents must remain in our waiting area outside of circus room.  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: $240 + tax

KIDS CIRCUS LEVEL 1-3

Thursdays Age 6-8

4:00-5:00pm 

10 weeks Jan 13-March 17

 ( spots available.  Must have prior experience) 

Thursdays Age 9-12

5:15-6:15pm

10 weeks Jan 13-March 17

 ( CLASS FULL) 

Fridays  Age 6-12

4:30-5:30pm

10 weeks Jan 14-March 18

 ( CLASS FULL) 

Saturdays Age 9-12

9:30-10:30am

10 weeks Jan 15-March 19

 (CLASS FULL) 

Explore life Under The Big Top!!

Aerial silk, hoop, trapeze, and ground circus training such as juggling and spinning plates!

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 parents can review on last class

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

  • ​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

  • Automatic 10-15% discount when signing up siblings

  • 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: $240 + tax  

RISING CIRCUS SHOW TEAM AGE 12+

Tuesdays

6:00-7:30pm

Saturdays

10:45-1:00pm

10 weeks 

Jan 11-March  19

BY INVITATION ONLY

The Rising's Student performance team.  For students committed to                                         their circus  training and interested in going beyond a recreational level.  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

Includes 1 hour weekly Handstand class with Coach Emrah ( graduate of National                   Circus School's Coaching Program and professional Handbalance Artist ) working                 on foundations of Handbalance which is beneficial cross-training for aerialists.  

* No handstand class Feb 19, Feb 26, March 5

Admission to the Show Team is by invitation only.  

Competitive Dance and 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 appratus'

COST:  585 + tax