Frequently Asked Questions

What is the commitment?

We are a monthly commitment, which means that you are free to transfer, drop or enroll at any time, but once a month has begun and fees have been paid, you are committed to that month; no refunds will be given. If you would like to drop or transfer, please do so before the 25th of the month to avoid being charged and committed for the following month.

How much are classes?

Class prices vary depending on the duration of the class. Please see the list below on those costs.  Our base price is based on 4 classes per month.  However, some months may have 3 or 5 classes based on number of weeks and holidays.  Your tuition will increase if your class has a 5th week in the month.  Your tuition will decrease if the month contains a holiday closure that your class day falls on.

Break Down Of Monthly Class Rates:
$96.00 (4 weeks): $24.00/class day
$113.00: (4 weeks) $28.25/class day
$118.00 (4 weeks): $29.50/class day

What is the yearly membership fee?

There is a $50 annual Family membership fee applied to all new families. This registration grants you a membership for a year and your family qualifies for discounts on Open Gyms, Birthday Parties, Seasonal Programs and invitations to Special Events. There are NO REFUNDS on your annual family membership fee.

Do you offer discounts?

Yes, we offer both multi-class and multi-siblings discounts. These discounts are 10% of the lower priced class. Multi-class discounts apply to any athlete who enrolls in more than 1 class at a time. Multi-sibling discounts apply to any additional children enrolled in your family account. These discounts don’t apply together.

How do payments work?

As for a continuation in our program, there will be an email sent out on the 20th of every month, to inform members of the payment due for the following month. Your tuition will be auto-drafted from the credit card on file on the 25th of the month to ensure enrollment for the 1st of the following month. A late fee of $25.00 will be applied for any fees not paid by the 1st of the month. A NSF Fee of $25.00 will be applied for any declined credit card.

If you have enrolled in classes mid-month, fees will be due upon enrollment and the above guidelines apply thereon.

Are there any cancellation fees?

No, there are no fees related to cancelling or dropping classes. However, as you have made a month long commitment, there will be no refunds for the remainder of the month if you decide to drop or cancel mid-month.

When can I register and enroll in class?

Our system invites families to enroll in classes anytime. If you register for a class that occurs on the same day, our system assumes your athlete will attend that day’s class. If you know your child cannot attend until the following week, please wait until the following day to enroll. Please note that however many remaining classes there are in the month, you will be prorated for those classes only.

What is the waitlist?

When enrolling, if a class is full, you will see a waitlist option available.  When there is an opening in the class, the waitlist families are emailed with first notification of an opening.  Those families will get the first option for enrolling by logging into their Parent Portal and enrolling in the class.

Already in a class and looking to transfer?  When you receive an email for the available opening, Enroll in the class you want and then email us at info@dominiquedawesgymnasticsacademy.com to let us know you want a transfer.

If I set a drop/end date for mid-month, can I prorate or get a refund on the remaining classes?

Although the system allows for end-dates at any point during the month, our policy is to set end-dates for the last day of the month. You may select another day, but we will not issue credits or refunds if you elect to do so.

May I switch/transfer classes after enrolling?

Yes, you may transfer your child to a different class at any time, as long as there is availability. If there is a price discrepancy (up or down), we will make the necessary changes at the time of transfer. We also reserve the right to switch a student to a different class due to low enrollment, when the child has difficulty keeping up with the class, lacks sufficient skills compared to the other students, or would be more successful in a different class. Students must be the requisite age before attending a class. The system will not let students switch if they do not meet the minimum age requirement.

How do I cancel my enrollment?

You may select any date to terminate enrollment; however, you will be charged until the last day of the selected month. Refunds will not be provided for parents who fail to withdraw BEFORE THE 25th of the month.

What if I need to cancel mid-month?

In the event your child has to end mid-month, cancel your monthly billing before being charged for the following month on the 25th.

How do I re-enroll in classes?

You may re-enroll at any time. Simply log on to your account and register your athletes for your desired classes. It’s as easy as that!

Will I receive an order (payment) confirmation?

Yes. After you register, you will receive an email receipt confirming your payment. Depending on when you register, this receipt will show the prorated fee for the current month.

The credit card I enrolled with is no longer valid. What should I do?

To participate in our auto-pay monthly billing, you must associate your account with a valid credit card number, stored in our secure online system. Should you need to update or change your credit card information for any reason, visit your Parent Portal and go to the Billings section to make the necessary changes. Please contact us with any questions. If a monthly payment cannot be processed on the credit card we have on file, you may run the risk of losing your spot in the class.

Makeup Policy

Makeup Policy- At Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy, we understand that life happens. For this reason, we allow students to make up missed classes. To create more spaces and maximize makeup options for everyone, you are REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A FUTURE ABSENCE 48 HOURS BEFORE YOUR CLASS OR YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A MAKEUP. Makeups will NOT be coordinated via email or on the phone, only through you in the parent portal, Active Members will only be eligible for a makeup if they have submitted through the parent portal.

While there are unlimited opportunities to submit future absences 48 HOURS BEFORE THE START OF CLASS and to schedule makeups, makeups will not be eligible after the end of the session. Active members will only be allowed to accumulate 3 eligible absences at one time. IF YOU WITHDRAW FROM CLASS OR MAKE UPS HAVE EXPIRED, YOU HAVE THEN FORFEITED ALL OF YOUR MAKEUPS. If you know that you will be traveling in two weeks, then go to the parent portal now and submit that future absence. Submitting your absence ahead of time will provide other families with the opportunity to plan/schedule makeups. There is no rescheduling of makeups or makeups for missed makeups, period.

Click Here For Steps on How To Schedule Your Absence/Makeup

Once you schedule your makeup, it is set and there are no changes to the makeup date/time.  We will not change any makeups via phone or email.   Also the student must be currently enrolled in order to makeup a missed class. We do not allow make-ups for missed make-up classes.

What is your sick policy?

If your child is sick, do not bring them. We have makeups made easy so the class will not be lost so long as the absence is submitted before class begins that day. If a coach notices a child is extremely lethargic, cannot stop coughing, etc they will ask for that child to be removed from class – no makeups will be granted in this instance.

My class falls on a holiday, can I schedule a make-up?

No. These holidays are calculated into the class schedule, so no make-ups are permitted for these days.

The gym is closed for classes on the following holidays:

  • Winter Break December 24-Jan 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after

What if there is inclement weather?

In case of inclement weather, The Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy will keep the gyms open if we believe that families can access our facilities safely and staff are able to arrive for work. Otherwise, we will delay classes or close gyms altogether, as soon as we determine that the safety of our staff and students is at risk. We make every effort to communicate gym delays or closures at the earliest possible moment via social media, on our websites, and by sending an e-mail directly to our currently enrolled families. (For that reason, it is key that we have your latest and best contact information in our system and that you did not opt out of receiving communications from us in the Parent Portal. Please keep your contact information current in our system by logging in to the Parent Portal and updating your records.)

What should my child wear?

In the Ninja Gym athletic attire and sneakers with laces that can be tightened are encouraged. Shoes will be worn the entirety of the class to prevent stubbed toes, aid in traction and grip and protect the athletes footing and balance.

In the Preschool and Recreational Gymnastics Gyms, a leotard, biketard or fitted athletic attire is encouraged. There are no shoes or socks worn by gymnasts in the gym area. Parents in the Preschool Gym will also be asked to take off shoes, but may leave socks on.

ALL GYM SPACES: No two piece or mid drift clothing permitted

What are your COVID Policies?

Masks are OPTIONAL for all entering the facility over the age of 3 and encouraged for those who are younger for the entirety of your stay with us.

Upon arrival, all visitors will use the hand sanitizer located at the entrance. We have hand sanitizer stations throughout the facility and encourage visitors to use them and/or wash their hands in our bathrooms.

The gym staff is sanitizing and cleaning high touch points in both the gym and lobby spaces throughout the day and social distancing rules apply in the gym and lobby spaces. All classes are run through stations in order to aid in social distancing rules, as well as staff monitoring. If you have more specific questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us or speak with a team member at the gym.