Tuition & Registration

Registration

An annual registration fee of $30 ($55 per family) is due at registration for all dance classes. Registration fee is non-refundable. Registration is not considered complete until the registration fee and the first tuition installment has been paid by September 7th.

Tuition

*Please note Tuition is added up for the whole season and divided into four quarters, regardless of how many weeks per month. There are four total payments for the year. Holidays, school vacations, and Recital preparation time/rehearsals are all taken into account. 2nd child will receive a 10% discount-child with lesser hours. 3rd child 5% off. We accept cash, checks, Visa, Discover, and MasterCard.

Payment Due Date Date Range
1st 9/7/21 Sept. 13 – Nov. 6, 2021
2nd 11/7/21 Nov. 7 – Jan. 6, 2022
3rd 1/7/22 Jan. 7 – Mar. 6, 2022
4th 3/7/22 Mar. 7 – May 7, 2022

Late Payments

If your account is 5 days past due, there will be a $10 late fee added to your account. After 12 days past due, an additional $10 late fee will be added. If your account is 25 days past due, your child will not be able to participate in class until paid.

Tuition Details

Any late registrations/start dates will not be pro-rated. Withdrawal from any class at East Coast Dance Center must be in writing and emailed to director within a minimum of 7 days from next billing cycle. There will be no refunds for remaining weeks. All tuition is non-refundable. If there is a mandatory government shut down or closure because of covid all classes will switch to virtual and tuition charges and policies will remain in effect. Zoom links will only be provided if dancer or immediate family tests positive for Covid.

*Tuition charges will be posted to your online account and emailed for each quarter by the 1st of the month. If you store a debit/credit card on file with ECDC, you opt in to automatically be charged each quarter on the due date. If you choose not to store a card online, you must drop off check or cash by the due date. You are responsible for checking your emails.

Tuition Payments

Hours Per Week Quarterly Tuition 2nd Child at 10% Off
30 minutes $97 $87.30
45 minutes $116 $104.40
1 hour $135 $121.50
1 hour 15 minutes $165 $148.50
1 hour 30 minutes $195 $175.50
1 hour 45 minutes $215 $193.50
2 hours $235 $211.50
2 hours 15 minutes $265 $238.50
2 hours 30 minutes $285 $256.50
2 hours 45 minutes $310 $279.00
3 hours $336 $329.40
3 hours 15 minutes $351 $315.90
3 hours 30 minutes $366 $329.40
3 hours 45 minutes $390 $351
4 hours $395 $355.50
4 hours 15 minutes $415 $373.50
4 hours 30 minutes $440 $396
4 hours 45 minutes $455 $409.50
Unlimited Classes $465 $418.50

*Please note, classes may end 2-4 min. early to sanitize in between each age group & properly release kids for outdoor pickup.

Costumes

Recital Costumes are priced per student/per class: $75 for Creative Movement & Kindermoves levels, $80 for all ages 7-18, and $85 for XL-Adult sizes. Level A, B, & C combo classes age 7 & up require 3 costumes for 3 recital routines. Full costume payments are due November 7th. Alterations are the responsibility of the parent, should something need to be adjusted. *Size exchanges are subject to an additional $15 shipping/handling fee if the costume does not fit and if available. Failure to pay costume fees will result in delayed ordering of your child's costume and $25 shipping and handling late fee will be charged to your account. If your account balance is not paid up to date with tuition or any other associated dance fees, your child will not be allowed to take home costumes.

Costume fees are non-refundable, no exceptions. Expected Recital date 5/14/22 or 5/15/22, but please see calendar and policies page.