Summer Planning

The information below pertains to Downtown Dance Factory's regular summer program. If regulations allow, this program will run in Summer 2021. Check back here in early spring to find out when registration opens and what programs we will offer. 

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

Summer Fees

full and half day program fees will be postred here in the spring.

Week 1 Fees will be pro-rated for the July 4th closure.

Summer Tiny/TutuTots Fees:
Fees will be posted here in the spring. 


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.


Tenttive Summer program dates are June 28th through August 6th. Hours are as follows:

  Studio Hours Store Hours
Monday/Wednesday 9:00am-4:15pm 9:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday/Thursday 9:00am-3:00pm 9:30am-3:00pm
Friday 9:00am-3:00pm 9:30am-2:00pm

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 your child has any allergies or if any medical information needs to be updated, login to your account and click on the "BILLING & PAYMENTS" menu.  Select the "STUDENTS" button to update.

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, click on the "BILLING & PAYMENTS" menu and select the Contacts button to add/edit.  

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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