Above the Barre General Policies

Payment Policies

FAll families are required to have a Credit Card/Debit Card on file. I want to pay my monthly bill automatically to Above The Barre. I authorize my bank or credit card company to make payments to the company and post or charge for the amount of the payment. A statement will be emailed to the email address provided prior to the account being charged.

I understand my first draft will be on ________
I understand that this membership is continuous, unless written notice is provided.
I am aware of the $30 fee on returned EFT drafts.
I am aware that I cannot cancel my membership with any outstanding or negative balance.
I am fully responsible for notifying Above The Barre of any EFT account changes including lost/stolen or expired cards.
Above The Barre will not be responsible for any overdrafts on accounts if Above The Barre did not receive the proper paperwork.
Above The Barre will not back date any refunds or cancellations for non-use of facilities.

Payment Schedule

Tuition payments are due the first day of each 4 week class period.

Payment due dates: Upon Registration, September 20th, October 18th, November 15th, January 2nd, January 30th, February 27th, April 3rd, May 1st. Summer Session: June 6. 2016/2017 Fall Session: Upon registration: July 5, August 3.

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Classes Begin: 2016 Summer Session: June 6. 2016/2017 Fall Session: August 22


  • September 5 – Labor Day
  • October 31 Halloween (evening classes only)
  • November 22-28 Thanksgiving Break
  • December 24 – Dec 31st Christmas/Winter Break
  • Closed Easter Sunday
  • 5 Week Session: March 27 - April 1

    ATB is a 12 Month Program

    Starting with the new school year, in August, our classes will be 12 months long for Gymnastics and Ninja. We offer the same classes throughout the summer with little changes. Students will transfer out of classes with progress and with the recommendation of their teacher! Dance classes are month to month.

    Friday Night Open Gym (Ages 6 & up)

    To keep your child safe, keep the line moving, and ensure that they enjoy a full Open Gym, we will be accepting CASH ONLY. We will no longer be accepting credit cards or charging accounts. Thank you for your understanding and we are sorry for any inconvenience. For the safety of the children, we ask that you do not drop off your child/children for the Friday Night Open Gym no more then 10 minutes before the session starts, (7:20pm). We also ask that you make sure to pick your children up promptly at 9:00pm. If more then 5 minutes late, there will be a charge of $10, and if more then 10 minutes late, there will be a charge of $1 per additional minute. Thank you for your understanding.



    Photo Release

    I give Above The Barre permission to use any photos and/or videos for advertising, website, or other media outlets.


    I understand that Above the Barre Dance and Gymnastics, its coaches and other staff members, will not accept responsibility for injuries sustained by any student during the course of dance, gymnastic or cheerleading instruction, or in the course of any exhibition, competition, or clinic in which he/she may participate or while traveling to or from the event. I am fully aware that participation in these activities involves motion, rotation and height in a unique environment and such carries with it a responsible assumption of risk. I have been warned that catastrophic injury, paralysis or even death can result from these activities. I consent to have my child or children participate in the programs offered by Above the Barre Dance and Gymnastics. I, my executors or other representatives, waive and release all rights and claims for damages that I or my child have against Above the Barre Dance and Gymnastics/or its representatives. I give permission for the staff at Above the Barre Dance and Gymnastics to contact an ambulance or such other medical care providers as may be deemed responsible and necessary in the event of injury to my child. Parents should make their children aware of the possibility of injury and encourage their children to follow all safety rules and the teacher’s instructions. I have read and will abide by the policies of Above The Barre Dance and Gymnastics.
    To keep our classes and students safe …children not in class must be supervised at all times. They are NOT permitted in the instruction area!

    Dance Concerts

    All dance students are included in both concerts.

    Christmas Concert is December 11, 2016 is held at Olmsted Falls Middle School at 1:30p.m. & 5p.m.
    Show Case of the Stars is May 26,2017 is held at Westlake Performing Arts which included all solo, duo, and trio's at 6:30p.m.
    Season's of Love is May 27, 2017. Your account balance, including May’s tuition, must be paid in full prior to receiving your child’s costume. Costumes will be tried on the first class of May. Your child will not be able to try on their costume until your account balance is zero. There are NO exceptions. Thank you for your full cooperation!

    Gymnastics Exhibition

    All pre-school and academy gymnasts will participate in our annual Spring into Summer Spectacular, show casing all routines and skills learned throughout their class this year. We encourage families to invite loved ones to watch their gymnasts hard work and joining the fun held here at Above The Barre's Industrial Parkway location. Gymnasts will be ordering a uniform pertaining to their class for the show and expected to have their hair tied back. Upon arrival students will give all their belongings to their parents as families find their seats and students are escorted to their arranged place of meeting. There will be seating located all throughout the facility and families will have the ability to buy their gymnasts snacks or good luck charms provided by ATB's booster club. We ask that there is NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY for the safety of our students. During the exhibition there will be performances from our girls and boys team gymnasts showing what they have worked on this year and letting our preschool and academy students a chance to see them perform. At the end of the program we will hold an awards ceremony which puts each student in the spotlight and gives great photo opportunities.

    Exhibition dates are May 30 & 31, June 1 & 2 Families and students will arrive at 6p.m. and the exhibition starts at 6:30p.m. Every class will have a specific day to come.

    Ninja Games

    At the beginning of our Ninja Games students will purchase a uniform for their specific class and compete at different games to earn a title. Winter Ninja Games will be held on January 21st at 2-4p.m. at our Industrial Parkway location.

    ATB's first ever Ninja Championships will be held June 3rd from 11-1p.m. at our Industrial Parkway location.

    Spring Ninja Games is held on April 1st from 2-4pm at our Berea Industrial location.

    Absence Policy / Make Up Class Policy

    Tuition pays for your child's spot in the class, not attendance. As a courtesy to the instructors, please advise office of the absence. There are no pro-rations for vacation or sick days. Make up classes for any absence is not permitted.

    Girls Recreation League

    following dates for their competitions held at our Berea Industrial Parkway location: April 2 two session at 9am & 11:30am, April 23 two sessions at 9am & 11:30am, May 21 two sessions at 9am & 11:30am

    Class Rules

    Students are NEVER permitted to go on gymnastic equipment or on the floor without authorization and supervision of an instructor. This is for the safety of all our students.
    Prior to the beginning of class, students must wait in the observation area and be seated. An instructor will call your child's class for warm-ups.
    During class, students must remain with an instructor at all times. Misconduct in the class may cause dismissal. Gum chewing is not permitted. Appropriate attire and hair pulled back is required, no jewelry is allowed to be worn.

    Timely Drop Off and Pick Up of Children

    Our instructors are only responsible for your children during class times. Once your child's classes have ended, it is necessary that they be picked up in a timely manner. Please be a responsible parent. Students must remain inside building at all times after drop off and before pickup.

    Severe Weather

    In the event of severe weather conditions, Above the Barre will be closed at the studio's discretion. Please check our website, Channel 3 News iAlert, Facebook, Instagram or call the office to see if we are closed. Above the Barre does not follow the Berea school district for school closings. The studio will schedule a make-up class date for a severe weather closing.

    Facility Rules

    TO KEEP OUR CLASSES SAFE...CHILDREN NOT IN CLASS must be supervised at all times. They are NOT permitted in the instruction area!
    NO FOOD, (this includes "Fast Food"), DRINKS, GUM OR CANDY ARE PERMITTED IN THE GYM OR OBSERVATION AREAS. Please help to keep our facility clean. Pick up your belongings and trash when exiting the facility! Thank you!


    We thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding that our lot can be very busy at times. At our West Bagley Road location, please use the Above the Barre parking area only. You may park in the front of the building, on the immediate sides of the building, and in the rear of the building. Please do not park in the Second Mile Resale Lot next to our building. Your car will be towed at your own expense. At our Berea Industrial Parkway location, there is no limitation on parking spots.

    Now with Two Locations!

    1087 Berea Industrial Parkway in Berea

    1450 West Bagley Road in Berea

    Telephone: 440-625-0000

    Email Us:

    Office Hours:

    1087 Berea Industrial Parkway:
    Monday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Tuesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
    Saturday: 9:30am - 1:00pm

    1450 West Bagley
    Monday: 10:00am - 12:30pm; 3:30pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
    Friday: 9:30am - 8:00pm
    Saturday: 9:30am - 1:00pm