Classes Policies

The Vancouver Circus School offers a wide range of physical literacy based circus classes, our programs follow the Rainbow Learning System which is a VCS develop progressive teaching system for recreational circus programs. It has a framework that will allow almost anyone to achieve his or her dream of performing in a circus.

The skills that students acquire at the school form a solid foundation for learning advanced circus work leading, perhaps, to a professional circus career. The system is a 100% recreational, it is fun and it is designed to meet many long term physical objectives. We offer classes in the following age groups:

Class Policies


Active wear is strongly recommended. NO JEANS or SKIRTS. Avoid shorts and sleeveless shirts. Hardware such as zippers, belts, buttons and embellishments will not be permitted on the equipment.

T-Shirts that cover stomach and arm pits, stretchy pants, sweat pants or leggings that cover the back of knees will be perfect!

Shoes will not be permitted on our mats.

All Students will be charged a membership fee. This fee will insure you under Gymnastics BC and allow students to participant in classes with us. This fee is valid from September 1 – August 31 and will be required to be renewed at the beginning of September.

Registration Beginning and End Dates – Registration for a new session is available beginning the 15th of two months prior to the session start date. Session registration closes halfway through the session.

RLS Program Refund Policy – Students who miss a minimum of 3 consecutive weeks due to a medical reason are entitled to a refund or class credits for missed classes upon presentation of a doctor’s note for missed class time. Professional development programs, birthdays, and group visits are subject to their own unique refund policy.

Class not for you? You may cancel your registration once the first class has been completed for a refund of the session, minus the completed class. Refunds will not be permitted after the second class.

Once a session is complete sales are final and cannot be credited or refunded.

Makeup classes are not permitted.

Registration Policy – Students are permitted to request a schedule change to a different class day/time for the remainder of the program provided the request is made within the first two weeks of the program. After the second week of the program has concluded no changes, including session cancellations, are permitted. Students are not permitted to change classes for a single week, any changes made to your schedule are permanent. Make-up classes are not permitted.

RLS Drop – In Policy: Drop Ins are only allowed for those 15yrs+. Drop Ins are permitted provided space in the class is available. Students who register for a full session receive priority and drop – in students may be removed if a student registers for the remaining available spot in the class. Drop – in registration will close by 5:00pm. Weekend class drop ins must be requested by 3:00pm on the Friday prior.

Disclaimer – Classes may be cancelled or combined due to low registration, students/parents will be notified if a class is to be cancelled.

Waiver – All students participating in any activity using the facilities and equipment of the Vancouver Circus School must be aware that by registering/participating in any activity they are acknowledging they have read and agree to the terms of the Vancouver Circus School Waiver. Terms of the liability waiver can be found by clicking “Legal Conditions”. All Birthdays, Group Visits, and Private Lessons are required to sign a copy of this agreement prior to commencing their booking. All waivers can be found at the bottom of our website.

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