Registration and fees


Registration for Term I opens August 1st, and is ongoing through January.  

Registration for Term II opens December 1st, and is ongoing through February. 

Registration for Summer Term opens May 1st and is ongoing through August 15th.

Fees for will be prorated for late-term registrants.

Registration can be completed on-line at the link below, which will direct registrants to The Conservatory's registration and payment system.  





Term I and Term II are each 19 weeks long:  18 weeks of paid classes, plus 1 extra week of free classes to make up for any cancellations that occur during the term.


Term I:  Classes run September 9th through February 2nd (18 weeks, plus 1 extra).

Term II:  Classes run February 3rd through June 14th (18 weeks, plus 1 extra).

Gala Rehearsal and Performance Week runs June 15th to 21st. Dancers receive the Rehearsal Week schedule by June 1st, and attend rehearsals in lieu of class.  

Term Schedule:

For ease of planning, The Conservatory adheres to the schedule of local school boards.  No classes with be held statutory holidays or school vacation breaks.  Classes will run through Sunday the week prior to the December/January Break and March Break.  Regularly scheduled classes will take place on P.A. days.

Summer Term:  Classes run July 6th through August 14th (6 weeks).


General Fee Structure for Term Classes:  All fees subject 13% HST

  • $10.00 per 30-minute class

  • $12.00 per 45-minute class

  • $15.00 per 1-hour class

  • $22.50 per 1.5-hour class

  • $60.00 per 1-hour private lesson


Discounts:  Any family enrolled in more than 3 hours of class per week (on a term basis, not including drop-ins or dance cards) receives a discount across family members.  Discounts are calculated in a sliding scale increasing from 2% to 16% for every hour of weekly class enrolment.  Any family enrolled in 10 or more hours of class per week pays a maximum tuition fee of $125 per week.


Dance Cards:  $150 plus HST for 8, 60-minute classes; $225 plus HST for 8, 90-minute classes.  Dance cards are valid for any adult classes during the term that they are purchased and are non-refundable. Cards purchased during the Summer Term will be continue to be valid through Term I.


Non-Refundable Registration Fee:  $25.00 per student; max of 3 per family.

Year-End Performance Fees (Term II):  $50 per student to assist with year-end performance costuming and facilities costs.

Billing:  Fees for term classes will be billed monthly (5 equal payments for Terms I and Term II; 2 equal payments for Summer Term).  Fees are due the 1st of the month; should you require alternate arrangements, please inquire.

Please note: While fees are billed monthly, registration for term classes is a financial commitment for the entire term.  Refunds are not given for missed classes.  Students who withdraw during the term are responsible for tuition unless withdrawing for documented medical reasons preventing participation (see below).

Fees paid on-line via PayPal will be subject to a 3% convenience fee, as we are charged by PayPal.  E-transfers are not subject to convenience fees.

Forms of Payment:  The Conservatory accepts cash, cheques, e-transfer, credit card (on-line) and debit (on-line) payments.  E-transfer, credit card (via PayPal) and debit (via PayPal) payments may be made to:  Please make cheques payable to ConCorpsDance.

NSF Policy:  Cheque payments that are declared non-sufficient funds will be subject to a $25 NSF fee.


Late Fees:  Fees more than 21 days past due will be charged a 10% late fee.


Performance Fee Policy:  All fees must be paid in full, current through May to permit participation in the year-end performance.


Damage Fee Policy:  Costumes and accessories furnished by The Conservatory will remain the property of The Conservatory.   Failure to return costumes or accessories in the condition that they were received prior to use will result in repair and/or replacement fees.


Registration Fee Policy:  Balances must be paid in full to permit registration.


Class Cancellation Policy:  In the event of inclement weather or other conditions that prevent access to, or safe usage of, facilities; families will be notified by 12:00 p.m. on weekdays, and by 10:00 p.m. the evening prior to weekend classes.  Cancelled classes will not be refunded, but students are welcome to take another class at the appropriate level in lieu.  Please also note that each term has one extra week, to help prevent students from missing classes in the event of cancellation.


Refund Policy:  Refunds will only be given in the event of medical concerns that prevent safe participation, and must be accompanied by a note from a licensed physician.  For private lessons, 24 hours notice of cancellation is required.  Private lessons cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged the usual class fee.



Should you have any questions or concerns,

please feel free to contact us,

using the details on our Contact page,

or by clicking the link below.

We are here to help!

The Conservatory, at H'art Centre

237 Wellington Street

Kingston, Ontario   K7K 0B5


(613) 545-9269

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