School Policies

School Year

The first day of classes are Monday, September 9th 2019 and the last of classes are Sunday, May 17th 2020.



The school will be closed for all statutory holidays as well as Thanksgiving (Oct 12th & 14th) Halloween (Thursday, October 31st), Christmas break (December 22nd – January 6th) and March break (March 15th -March 22th).



Please be advised that the schedule is subject to change depending on class enrollment. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled.



Please follow IDA on Facebook at Island Dance Academy PEI for all storm cancellations, class information, school updates and everything else IDA.


Missed Classes

Any missed classes due to illness, statutory holidays or storm days can be made up, within each term, in other regularly scheduled classes of the same level. Students already taking 2 classes a week can make up in a lower level.


After Class Student Pick-up

Please make sure students, especially the younger students, know who is picking them up after class(es) and where they are to meet. Please make sure students are promptly picked up after each class. Thank you so much 😊

Pointe Classes

Students that are eligible for pointe must be taking 2 ballet classes a week to participate in pointe.


Dress Requirements

Please check the dress requirements for each class and level. There are different color bodysuits, tights and shoes for specific levels and classes. All dancewear is available at Demi Pointe Dance Shop. Please be ready to specify your child/children(s) class(es) and level.

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All students must be properly groomed to attend dance class. All ballet classes must have hair in a proper ballet bun. All other classes hair must be in either a bun, ponytail or pulled back off of the face and neck. Students should have proper dance attire and hair properly groomed to participate in class. NO GUM ALLOWED IN THE STUDIOS.


Storm Days

IDA does not necessarily cancel classes when school is cancelled. If classes are cancelled due to bad weather, there will be an announcement on FACEBOOK, CBC STORM CENTRE (online) and 105.5 STORM CANCELLATIONS (online). Please check these sources before you head to class.



Cost of costumes for our year end performances will vary in price from $20 – $40 per class. Please keep this in mind when registering for more than one class.


Annual Performances

This is our year end show, held annually at The Confederation Centre of the Arts. Dates to be determined.