Parents Night Out Drop off the kids for a night of circus fun! Family Nights Fun for the whole family. Circus Camps Summer Camp!
Inclusion Policy: Throughout history, the circus has sought out and celebrated all types of peoples, cultures, and skills to showcase the multifaceted triumph of human abilities. It is fundamental to our values to welcome participants and audience members of all backgrounds with the curiosity, respect, and awe human diversity inspires. Bias, prejudice, racism, and hatred have no place on our tent. As a company, we are required to follow all applicable laws that prohibit discrimination based on such factors as race, religion, national origin, gender or gender orientation, etc. As a proud upholder of circus tradition we commit to providing everyone equal opportunity to become a star.
Adult Classes Children 12+ may take the following adult classes with prior coach approval, however kids should be able to handle taking classes structured for adult learners.
Climbs, Mounts, and Inverts
MONTHLY MEMBERSHIPS (best value, auto renews monthly, unused classes do not roll over from month-to-month) Four/Month 4 classes per month ($55.00) Eight/Month 8 classes per month ($85.00)
PUNCH CARDS (classes valid for 12 months) 4 Class Pass 4 classes ($70.00) 10 Class Pass 10 classes ($140.00) Open Class Pass 5 "Open" classes ($25.00)
What are the age limits? Children 7+ are welcome to participate in our Cirque Kids programming . Cirque Kids (7-9), Cirque Tween + Teen (Kids 14 and older might be considered eligible for adult classes, however they will need prior approval.
What should they wear? Leggings or other pants that cover the back of the knees. Shirt that covers the armpits and midriffs. Bare-feet are preferred. Clothes that are too loose may get caught in the apparatus and cause difficulties. Tighter clothes are recommended.
Do my kids have to have a gymnastics, tumbling, or dance background? Nope! Most of our students, both adult and child, come in with zero or little previous experience. All of our classes are formed with beginners in mind.
Can parents watch during class? You may watch from our lobby, however non-participants should not interact with the students during class. For the safety of everyone, it is imperative that students give the coach their undivided attention.
For the safety of instructors and students: parents/guardians, family members and guests are to remain in the main waiting area outside of the studio during class time and private lessons.*
Towards the end of class, a coach will open the studio doors when it is appropriate for parents/guardians, family members and guests to observe students.
For your child's safety and to minimize distractions, all viewing must take place from the checkered floor of the Cirque Wonderland Lounge area only. Please refrain from talking to the students during their class. This includes asking them to pose for photos.
Parents are expected to supervise their non-participating children in the waiting room area and not allow them to wander the studio or play with studio or office equipment. Other minor children who are not enrolled in the class may wait in the waiting area if supervised by another designated adult.
A parent of any child must remain on premises during any free or trial class.
*Instructors will make reasonable accommodations for special circumstances.
Termination of Enrollment
In certain circumstances, when it is in the best interest of one or more students, Cirque Wonderland, or its staff it may be necessary for the school owner to terminate a student’s enrollment. Reasons for termination of enrollment include the following;
Disruptive or dangerous behavior Abuse of other children, staff, or school property Inability of to meet the child's needs Past due accounts
Your kids will have a blast learning circus and aerial arts in safe and structured environment. Our studio is located in the Historic Valley Junction neighborhood, just West of Des Moines.
105 S. 11th st West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 Next door to Fox Brewing in the Valley Junction neighborhood