Summer Planning

As you consider registering for summer, or now that you have, here are some logistics that will help in your preparation ...

Summer Fees

Fees for Summer 2018 are the same as fees from Summer 2017 - there is no fee increase:

full day program: $685/wk
half day program: $460/wk

Week 1 Fees

Week 1 will be divided into A (Mon/Tue) and B (Thu/Fri) due to the July 4th (Wed) closure
Week 1 full day program: $274 for A, $274 for B
Week 1 half day program: $184 for A, $184 for B

Summer Tiny/TutuTots Fees:
$300 for 6 sessions, 1x per week  
$500 for 11 sessions, 2x per week (excl. July 4th)


There is no uniform for the summer program. Students should wear comfortable clothing and running shoes. Dance clothing and shoes (jazz, ballet, tap) can be purchased at our retail store but are completely optional.

Medical Information

When registering your child, please make sure to include details regarding any medical needs:

  • For new dancers: please fill out all details regarding allergies and/or special needs in the registration form. 
  • For returning families: if you have anything to add to your child's medical information, you can do so via your account in the "my students" tab.  

For help adding or editing any medical information, email or call us and we'll gladly add it for you.   

* NB: Downtown Dance Factory is not certified to administer medicine

Authorization to Pick Up

Upon registration, please ensure that all parties authorized to pick up your child are included in your account:

  • For new dancers: please include ALL authorized individuals in your registration form (add them as a parent or as an emergency contact) 
  • For returning families: to authorize someone new, login to your account, and go to the "my contacts" tab to edit/add a parent AND to the "my account" tab to edit/add additional authorized individual(s) under Emergency Contact Info (simply list their name(s) and phone number(s) in the Emergency Contact Info box).

For help adding or editing your list of authorized individuals, email or call us and we'll gladly add them for you.

Summer Policies  

A $100 deposit per week will be charged at the time of registration; summer deposits are non-refundable. The balance of summer fees will be charged on June 1st. If registering after June 1st, you will be charged in full. There are no refunds for withdrawals from the Summer Program, nor are there refunds for any absences.  Summer Weeks are not transferable among dancers, but sessions are interchangeable (space permitting).  A 5% sibling discount is offered for the 2nd child and subsequent children from the same family registering for the same week. 

Summer Make-up/Trial Class Policy
There are no make-up or trial classes for the Summer Program.

Registration fee
There is a one-time $25 non-refundable registration fee per child. Returning students are not subject to this fee. 

Downtown Dance Factory reserves the right to cancel a class as a result of insufficient registration. A full refund will be provided in this case.

Photo Release
Downtown Dance Factory may, in the course of teaching classes and putting on performances, take photographs and/or video which include our enrolled students. If you DO NOT want your child to be included in Downtown Dance Factory advertising / promotional materials / website, etc., please send us an email at We will mark it in your family account.

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