Rules and Policies

  • Students must arrive to class on time 
  • Parents/guardians must notify the school if a child is ill or not attending class
  • Parents/guardians must drop off and pick up their children at the school. Please park in the school parking lot or on the designated side of the street. Do not block the neighbours’ driveway. Students must wait in the school building and not in the parking lot. Students are not allowed to cross the street on their own.
  • Students must arrive in proper dance attire; long hair in a bun, short hair groomed neatly.
  • Street shoes and boots are not permitted in the dance studios.
  • Food and beverages (except water), including chewing gum, are not permitted in the dance studios. 
  • Parents are not allowed to observe class at this time
  • Photography and video recordings are not permitted during classes and rehearsals, unless authorized by HCB. 
  • There is no smoking in the building 


Class Placement: 

New students will be assessed by the artistic directors and teachers for proper class level placement either prior to classes or during the first lesson. 


Pointe Work: 

Pointe work begins for students who are technically ready and only by the recommendation of the teacher and artistic directors. Students must be registered in at least two (2) classes per week to begin pointe work. Recommended age to start pointe work at HCB is 11/12 years old. 


Cancellation Policy

  • There are no credits or refunds for missed classes.
  • For missed classes due to illness, vacation, or statutory holidays, arrangements must be made to take replacement classes before the end of each session.
  • If a student wishes to withdraw from classes prior to December 11, 2023, the parent or guardian is required to give one month’s notice in writing or the month’s payment will be retained. There are NO refunds after December 21, 2023.
  • In the event of poor weather conditions, please check your email, Hamilton City Ballet’s Facebook page, or call the school regarding closures: 289-238-9855


Privacy Policy Privacy Policy

Type of website: Dance School
Effective date: 25th day of March, 2024 (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Hamilton City Ballet. Hamilton City Ballet can be contacted at:
(289) 238-9855
108 Park Street West, Dundas, ON, L9H 1X4

The purpose of this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is to inform users of our Site of the following:

  1. The personal data we will collect;
  2. Use of collected data;
  3. Who has access to the data collected; and
  4. The rights of Site users.

This Privacy Policy applies in addition to the terms and conditions of our Site.

By using our Site users agree that they consent to:

  1. The conditions set out in this Privacy Policy; and
  2. The collection, use, and retention of the data listed in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Data We Collect
We only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not collect any additional data beyond the data listed below without notifying you first.

Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way
We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:

  1. First and last name;
  2. Age;
  3. Date of birth;
  4. Sex;
  5. Email address;
  6. Phone number; and

This data may be collected using the following methods:

  1. Google Form.

How We Use Personal Data
Data collected on our Site will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or indicated on the relevant pages of our Site. We will not use your data beyond what we disclose in this Privacy Policy.

The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes:

  1. Registration & Communication.

Who We Share Personal Data With
We may disclose user data to any member of our organization who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Other Disclosures
We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:

  1. If the law requires it;
  2. If it is required for any legal proceeding;
  3. To prove or protect our legal rights; and
  4. To buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company.

If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.

How Long We Store Personal Data
User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.

You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.

How We Protect Your Personal Data
In order to protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee’s termination.

While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.

We collect the personal data of children under 13 years of age. We only collect the personal data of children under 13 years of age with the express consent of their parents or guardians. This consent is collected as follows:

  1. Consent Form & Waiver Form.

How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected
If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, or if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:

Hamilton City Ballet
(289) 238-9855
108 Park Street West, Dundas, ON, L9H 1X4

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to our data collection process. When we amend this Privacy Policy we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that our users periodically review our Privacy Policy to ensure that they are notified of any updates. If necessary, we may notify users by email of changes to this Privacy Policy.

Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, you can contact our privacy officer, Hamilton City Ballet, at:
(289) 238-9855
108 Park Street West, Dundas, ON, L9H 1X4