Rules & Etiquette


Students should arrive and be ready to begin class 5 minutes prior to scheduled class time. Students must be in proper dance attire, with proper shoes

NO Tapshoes are to be worn in the studio on the 3rd Fl at Masaryk Cowan as it damages the floor.

All of the student’s belongings should be marked with the student’s name.

Students are required to pick up after themselves and leave all Masaryk Cowan and Field House areas neat and tidy. Students may eat snacks provided they are nut free before and after class NOT during.


Do not leave valuables/dance clothes/shoes in the washrooms or waiting areas – we cannot be responsible for personal items left unattended.  The community centre is NOT allowed to keep a lost and found to permit holders

The washroom and waiting area are not supervised by a representative of Tapshoes therefore Parents should not leave children under age 8 unattended at any time.

If a student is unable to attend class, please email your child’s teacher to let the teacher know the student will be absent. There are no make up classes or refunds for missed classes.

Tapshoes is no longer permitted to use the childcare area (2nd Floor) to change and store personal belongings. Students must take their belonging to class with them.



We are fortunate to have good relationships with the locations where we hold our classes, and we thank you for helping to maintain those relationships!