Rules & Policies

Registration Fee

Registration fee is $25 per student/$50 per family which covers the cost of insurance and processing fees for all programs. Note: A completed registration form, registration fee, and the first month’s tuition must be received prior to your child’s enrollment into any of our programs.

Family Plan

McKeon's offers a discount for members of the immediate family. The first child pays full lesson price. The second child receives a 10% discount, the third child receives a 20% discount, and the fourth child receives a 50% discount.

Refund Policy

The McKeon School regrets there can be NO REFUNDS for tuition or registration fees unless the class has been canceled. No deductions, transfers or refunds from The McKeon Centers fixed charges may be made for withdrawal or missed lessons.


• Tuition is based on a 10 month year (September - June). Tuition is divided into 10 equal payments for your convenience. Regardless of the number of weeks in a month, missed lessons, school closings or school vacations.
• Tuition payments not received by the 10th of each month will incur a $15 late fee.
• MDG strongly suggests a credit card be put on file to make automatic payments and avoid late fees. Print and fill out a Credit Card Authorization form and return with your registration.
• MDG accepts cash, personal checks, MasterCard and Visa.
• A $30 service charge will be assessed for checks returned to the studio for any reason.
• Yearly tuition paid in full by September 30th will receive a 5% discount.
• Please take note, tuition payments are non-refundable.
• Tuition is based on a monthly rate and remains the same whether there are 2, 3, 4, or 5 weeks in a month.

Hopedale Gymnastics

Studio Regulations

• McKeon Dance and Gymnastics is a non-smoking facility.
• For health and safety concerns, no pets allowed inside the facility.
• Please help us maintain a clean and pleasant facility. Do not bring any food or drinks into the building, except for water bottles in their bags.
• Drop-off is 5 minutes before the class starts. Please be on time when dropping off.
• Pick-up time is 5 minutes before end of class. Please be on time for pick-up.
• Children are not allowed on any gymnastic equipment unless they are in a class with an instructor present.

Attendance and Make-up Classes

Please make every effort to attend all classes. If a class must be missed, please notify the studio via telephone or email. Make up classes will be made based on availability.

Snow Days

Cancellations for inclement weather are rare. If school has been canceled in Hopedale, our morning classes will be canceled. However, afternoon and evening classes will be held if conditions clear. Please follow us on social media for updates or watch out for emails.

Spring Dance Recital

All dance students will perform in one recital. The venue and date are to be announced. Every dancer will participate in the show as well as the finale. Dress rehearsal will be held on Friday afternoon for a Saturday recital or on Saturday morning for a Sunday show. Shows are typically at 1:00 pm or 6:00 pm. Attendance at dress rehearsal is mandatory. Ticket sales will be held in May. Please watch your email for dates. All seating is reserved and is on a first come, first served basis. Anyone occupying a seat must purchase a ticket; this includes dancers sitting with a parent.

Recital Costumes

One costume is needed for each discipline of dance your child takes. For example, if your child is enrolled in a tap and ballet combination class, she will need 2 costumes for our annual recital.

• Costumes cost between $55 - $75 per costume.
• Costume payment slips will go home the week of January 4th - January 9th.
• All costumes must be paid in full the week of January 18th - January 23rd.
• Your child’s costume will not be ordered unless full payment has been received.
• Once a costume has been ordered we are unable to give refunds.
• Gymnastic classes do not perform in the recital.

Gymnastics Spring Extravaganza

Our gymnastic exhibition will be held in June. All gymnasts will perform routines on the floor and apparatus. It’s a great opportunity to see what your gymnast has accomplished throughout the year. All students in the gym stars program and competitive gymnastics will be participating in the extravaganza. Each gymnast will receive an award.

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