Vancouver Elite Gymnastics Academy
Rules & Policies

Rules and Policies

Welcome to VEGA. In order to serve our families and gymnasts in the best way, we require observation of the following rules and policies-designated with service and safety in mind.

Attire

Leotard or tight fitted clothing only. Hair should be pulled back and tied up. Bare feet. Please no jewelry. If the gymnast has warts, they must be covered up with socks or tape.

Class Placement

Class sizes 6-8 students, depending on the class. There must be a minimum of three students participating for recreational gymnastics class to run.

Kids are placed in classes based on age. Some students may be moved into a higher class determined by the coach regardless of age or experience.

If at anytime you have questions about class placement for your student, please feel free to schedule a time to discuss your child's progress with his or her coach.

Gym Policy

Food and beverages (other than water) are not allowed in the gym, please no glass. Gum is prohibited.

Gymnasts should be at the gym, dressed and ready to go with hair pulled back 5 minutes before class begins.

Viewing Policy

Please keep in mind that the class is in session. Parents and siblings are welcome to observe class, but are required to stay within designated viewing area boundaries.

Please refrain from speaking with the gymnasts or instructors during observation times. If you need to speak with your child's coach, you are encouraged to set up a time outside of regular class hours.


Facility Policy

When waiting in the hallway, voices and activity must be kept to a minimum. This is crucial to the atmosphere and respect for all clients VEGA/Virtuosity.

Students are the responsibility of the coach for only the specified time in class. Students being dropped off for class should not be left for more than 10 minutes before class. Once a class is completed, students are to be picked up immediately. Gymnasts must remain in the facility until their ride has arrived.

Parental supervision is required at all times for children who are not participating. Parents must keep their children with them at all times. Children may not run the halls unattended or linger to socialize.

Gymnasts and observers are not permitted in the gym unless the coach is present.

Rooms labeled “private” are available only to VEGA/Virtuosity personal.

Food and beverages are allowed in the hallways. Please be respectful and clean up after yourselves.

Personal items should be kept inside of the cubbies in each building. Items should not be left out in the hallways.

Payment and Registration

Required monthly payment method is through debit/credit card automated deduction, which occurs on the 20th of each month. Please check with the office to engage the authorization process.
Gymnasts are automatically enrolled into the next month/session. Input of Credit Card Information signifies acceptance of our drop policy. If you are NOT planning on continuing, you must provide written or email notice by the 15th of the month prior to the upcoming session to drop a class and to discontinue auto pay (form available on bulletin board outside of the office on 10th Ave, or next sessions class fees will apply).

A $30 non-– refundable annual registration fee is required for each athlete, due at enrollment.

All fees are non-refundable. $35 fee for NSF returned checks.

Class fees are prorated only for new gymnasts joining mid – session.

In case of absence, a make - up class is scheduled the last Saturday of every session. Please check online or with the office to sign up.