Pinnacle  - Evergreen's Elite Gymnastics Center
Pinnacle Gymnastics Policies       
 
Payment:  Tuition is due by the 1st of each month.   Automatic Payments are billed on the 25th of each month.   Tuition remains the same whether there are 3, 4 or 5 classes in a month.  No charge will be added when five classes occur during the month.  This extra class is considered compensation for snow days, holidays, and months when three classes occur during the month. Tuition may be paid by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover. A $30 fee will be charged for all returned checks.  We do not mail invoices  You can log into your account anytime online to make a payment, view your charges and account history.       
 
Registration Fee:  A non-refundable seasonal registration fee of $30 per student will be automatically charged at the time of enrollment.

Late Fee:  A late fee of $20 will be automatically charged for all payments not received by the 5th of the month.  An additional fee of 5% of the balance will be applied to balances unpaid for 14 days.  An additional 10% will be applied to balances unpaid for 30 days.

Class Placement:   Students will be evaluated by instructors on an ongoing basis.  If a child is not place in the appropriate class, the instructors will recommend a level change for a class.  Changes can be made at any time throughout the school year.      
 
Behavior:  All students will be expected to be respectful to teachers and fellow students.  Pinnacle Gymnastics has a zero-tolerance policy regarding bullying, or putting down other students, teachers or other gymnastics facilities.  If an issue is brought to the directors attention, a meeting will be called with the parents.  If the behavior continues, the student will dismissed from the gym. No gum chewing or eating will be allowed during class.  Food is permitted in the lobby only. Students may bring a water bottle with them to class.      
 
Attire:   Girls should wear leotards, tight fitting shorts, tight fitting t-shirts or tank tops.  No tights, tutu's dresses or skirts.  Boys should wear t-shirts, shorts or sweatpants.  No baggy or loose fitting clothes will be permitted.  No socks or shoes in the gym (team boys may wear socks).  All jewelry must be removed.  Long hair must be pulled back.     
 
Attendance: Weekly attendance is very important to ensure that students do not fall behind in the training. No refunds will be given for missed classes; however, makeup classes are encouraged. Please be sure that students arrive on time for all classes, and not more than 15 minutes early.  For their safety, students will not be allowed to leave the gym lobby unless accompanied by an adult.    Parents must put in writing who is allowed to pick up their child from the gym. All parents or accepted persons must come inside to get their children (children may not leave the building without being accompanied by an approved adult).   
 
Observing Classes:  Parents are encouraged to sit in the lobby and observe classes, but are asked to be respectful of the space and staff.  Please leave all coaching to the instructor during the assigned class time.  
 
Photographing/Videotaping:  We understand it is very exciting to see your child learn a new skill and you want to capture that moment, but please wait until after class to take pictures or praise them. This is due to our safety and security policy. There is absolutely NO flash photography, photography or video-taping allowed during class sessions. There are parents in our program who have specifically requested that their child not be captured in photos and/or videos. In addition, if you wish to take a photo and/or video-tape your child please speak with their specific coach and arrange a time, because many of our coaches have a second class and may need preparation time. This must be arranged in advance! Furthermore, pictures and/or videos taken in the gym must be of your child ONLY and photos and/or videos containing other children cannot be posted on any social media network. 
If you choose to not follow our policies pertaining to photography,  you will be removed from our gym.  

Parent Communication:  All Pinnacle Gymnastics information will be included in our monthly newsletter, sent via e-mail to all parents. The newsletter will also be posted on the studio website, and posted in the lobby.       
 
Class Cancellations:  The gym will be closed for the following holidays and school breaks:  Labor Day:  September 5, 2016, Halloween: October 31, 2016, Thanksgiving Week: November 21 - 25, 2016, Winter Break: December 22, 2016 - January 6, 2017, MLK Jr. Day:  January 16, 2017, President's Dau:  February 20, 2017, Spring Break: March 27-31, 2017, Memorial Day: May 29, 2017 and the Fourth of July: July 4, 2017.   Snow day or other class cancellations will be emailed to parents, posted on the gym web site & on the gym voice mail no later than two hours before the cancelled class.      
 
Dropping Classes:  You may drop a class at any time throughout the school year.  You must notify Pinnacle Gymnastics in writing for all dropped classes.  Pinnacle Gymnastics will continue to invoice you for tuition until written notice is received. Refunds will not be given for classes that are dropped mid-month.  Students may re-enroll in a class at a later date provided there is space available.  
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