Policies and Guidelines

REGISTRATION: All students must be a minimum of three years of age by the date of the first class and must by potty-trained.

LATE REGISTRATION: Acceptance of new students mid-term will occur at the discretion of the Artistic Director. Registrations accepted before Thanksgiving  will not be prorated. Registrations accepted after Thanksgiving will be prorated with fifty percent of the fees due upon registration. A fee payment schedule for the remaining class fees will be determined by the Treasurer based on the date of registration.

WITHDRAWAL/REFUND POLICY: The Mississauga Ballet Association (MBA) requests a written letter indicating the reason for withdrawal from the school. If participants withdraw before October 31st, the November and December instalments will be returned. If participants withdraw after November 1st and before November 30th, the December instalment will be returned. No refunds will be given for withdrawals after December 1st. If a participant withdraws before the first instalment is cashed a $25.00 registration fee will be charged.

NSF CHEQUES: Parents/Guardians will be responsible for a $30.00 NSF charge.

TASK FEE COMPLAINTS: Parents/Guardians have 60 days from the date their cheque was cashed to submit a grievance in writing or via email.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY: In the case of severe weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, please call our Hotline at 416-410-9947 for regular updates. MBA will not call you. Due to MBA’s schedule and contractual agreements, cancelled classes will not be rescheduled.

REQUIRED MINIMUM ATTENDANCE: If a student misses 50% or more classes after March Break, participation in the spring recital shall be at the discretion of the Artistic Director.

PRIVACY POLICY: Any information collected from members may be used for the following purposes: to prepare classes or group lists; collecting / processing payments; to contact parents and guardians in case of emergency or for matters related to MBA; mailing any / all information to participants and parents; for the creation and distribution of observation schedules and for the co-ordination of volunteers for MBA-related activities. The Mississauga Ballet Association will not release any personal information about its members without their written permission.