Win Free Tuition for CircusWest

Comments 26 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Combine fitness, performance art skills, and good old fashion play with CircusWest this fall as they launch their new program for the season for kids and adults alike.

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Photos courtesy of CircusWest

CircusWest is Vancouver’s circus performing arts society – a comprehensive circus arts centre for all ages. Located in the historic Garden Auditorium on the PNE grounds in east Vancouver, CircusWest offers children, teens, and adults an opportunity to explore Circus Arts in an encouraging, non-competitive environment. CircusWest’s programs encourage respect for oneself and others and provide an environment to learn responsible risk-taking. As a collaborative community in which everyone can develop skills, find their artistic voice, and realize their potential, CircusWest is a creative space where individuals can dream big, push limits, and defy gravity – all while having fun.

Programs include: CirKids (ages 3 to 19); Camps (spring break and summer); CATS Circus Arts Training Sessions (drop-in practice); Adult & Teen (classes for ages 13 and up); birthday parties (kids, teens, and adults); and workshops (for groups, companies, team-building).

Not sure what class may be for you? CircusWest is offering an Intro to Circus Fun Night on September 10th from 8:00pm to 9:30pm, where you can try your hand at a variety of circus skills and equipment on this safe and fun filled night. Please note, that some of the more popular classes may fill up by this date, so sign up in advance if you know which class you want to take.

CircusWest’s classes make for perfect training to help build and maintain core strength, balance and flexibility while providing a unique way of artistic expression. There are classes offered for all ages in a supportive, non-competitive environment let by highly experienced coaches.

Win Free Tuition

CircusWest has partnered with Miss604 to give away tuition* for a 6-week Adult & Teen class (September 15 to October 26). The winner can choose from a variety of classes including trampoline, tissue (aerial silks), main a main (handstands), acrobatics, aerial hoop & trapeze, intro to jazz & modern, strength & flexibility, swinging trapeze and partner acro.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
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RT to enter to win @CircusWest 6-week class tuition from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/AQ4Ia

I will draw one winner from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. The winner drawn can either sign up for themselves or gift this prize to a loved one (for example a parent can sign up their child, provided the child is 13 years or older). Follow CircusWest on Twitter and Facebook to learn more about their programs and special events.

*Must be 13 years and up to participate in Adult & Teen classes. The winner will be required to pay for Gymnastics BC insurance ($20) and CircusWest annual membership ($15). Prize includes a quality class of $155-200 in value for a 6-week class September 15 to October 26, 2014.

Update The winner is Jenn!

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26 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. wynThursday, August 28th, 2014 — 4:52pm PST

    I started doing Silks a year ago but have taken a long hiatus. Would love to get back.

  2. ErikaThursday, August 28th, 2014 — 5:53pm PST

    I come from a dance background but have always wanted to try circus! Maybe Cirque is in my future 😉

  3. LindsayThursday, August 28th, 2014 — 9:58pm PST

    I have always wanted to try aerial silks!!

  4. bjhFriday, August 29th, 2014 — 4:29am PST

    I would be so excited to try any of these Cirque classes – sounds like so much fun!

  5. RossFriday, August 29th, 2014 — 8:48am PST

    I am a huge fan of CircusWest. What an excellent East Van community program. CircusWest has brought such a unique element to our neighbourhood and I know one person in my life who would flip for the opportunity to train at CircusWest!!

  6. EllaSaturday, August 30th, 2014 — 10:20pm PST

    Been sending my older daughter to Cirkids for several years. Great program and lots of fun.

  7. JenniferSaturday, August 30th, 2014 — 11:32pm PST

    Yeah! I would love to release my inner child/monkey!!!

  8. Carina VauseSunday, August 31st, 2014 — 1:26am PST

    I know the perfect person to gift this to!

  9. Michelle WSunday, August 31st, 2014 — 12:24pm PST

    This looks so fun!

  10. JennSunday, August 31st, 2014 — 8:26pm PST

    I have always wanted to do this!! This would be a great birthday present for me!

  11. EileenSunday, August 31st, 2014 — 9:50pm PST

    Sounds like fun!

  12. katrinaSunday, August 31st, 2014 — 10:11pm PST

    i hope i win this!!

  13. janetMonday, September 1st, 2014 — 7:01am PST

    I’d love to win this! Such a good prize!! Fingers crossed and toes up in the air!

  14. Chantelle JMonday, September 1st, 2014 — 9:50am PST

    I need 1 circus class credit to graduate magna clown lauda! Jus’ kidding…Pick me!! 🙂

  15. NicoleMonday, September 1st, 2014 — 12:17pm PST

    This would be an amazing and unique opportunity!

  16. HayleyMonday, September 1st, 2014 — 2:42pm PST

    This would be pretty awesome.

  17. JustinMonday, September 1st, 2014 — 9:22pm PST

    Wow, I would be so up for this!

  18. GregTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 12:05pm PST

    Sounds like fun!

  19. DonaldTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 12:08pm PST

    This would be great for my son.

  20. Erin WTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 12:35pm PST

    I would love to try the Aerial Silks!

  21. NancyTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 3:18pm PST

    I love Circus West!!!

  22. ElaanTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 5:32pm PST

    What a fantastic opportunity. Thank you for offering prizes such as these!

  23. SaraTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 9:17pm PST

    This sounds like it would be a great time!! I can’t imagine how fun it would be to do this. I bet sometimes it would feel like flying!

  24. ChloeTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 9:35pm PST

    Great and exciting team building opportunity!

  25. wenxiaoWednesday, September 3rd, 2014 — 11:19am PST

    Great to know there is this type of tuition. thanks.

  26. EvelynWednesday, September 3rd, 2014 — 8:31pm PST

    :O aerial silks would be so amazing!

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