We Are Now Accepting Registrations for Our Fall Season of Music and Dance!

Please call Parkside Academy at 610.874.8080 if you would like us to mail the Summer Newsletter to your home.



  • August 30 (Wednesday): 6:30-8:30pm
  • September 6 (Wednesday): 6:30-8:30pm
  • September 7 (Thursday): 6:30-8:30pm
  • September 11: Classes begin!


A registration fee of $30 is charged per family after the last week of class in June. Currently enrolled students may pre-register for 2016 before the Recital for $25 per family. Registration fee is not refundable. There are discounts in 5% increments for multiple classes and additional students in a family. The schedule indicates the tuition for the 9 payment plan under each class as well as the instructor. Our school year is from the second week of September to the end of May (34 weeks). A full ballet and recitals for all classes except Dance with Mommy are held in June. Dance with Mommy recital is held at the studio the last day of class. Private piano and voice lessons are offered.


Tuition is based on the entire season of 34 weeks. There is no tuition credit or refund for classes missed. Exceptions are moving away or severe injury or illness. Make-up classes may be taken within six weeks in another class of equal ability. Piano/Voice students must give at least 24 hours notice of absence to receive a make-up lesson (max. of 3 make-ups per student). If you pay in cash, please enclose the cash in an envelope and write your name, class time and amount on the envelope. A twenty dollar ($20) fee will be charged for returned checks. Make checks payable to P.A.M.D. Also, Parkside Academy now accepts Credit and Debit card transactions!

All payments are subject to $5.00 LATE FEE per month.  A $20 charge will be assessed for a returned check of insufficient funds.

Tuition payments should be given to an instructor or office secretary and must be brought to the lesson closest to the first of the month or the payment may be mailed to the Academy. Payment may be made in cash or check. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE MONTHLY BILLS, so please mark your calendars accordingly. STUDENTS MAY NOT BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS IF TUITION IF OVER 2 MONTHS PAST DUE.

Tuition Payments not received may be subject to Collection and students will not be permitted to re-enroll until all tuition is received from the previous year.

Full payment is due by October 1st (or the first class in October) and an additional 5% discount will be applied. Only in this case will a partial tuition be refunded due to an extended illness, injury, or relocation of family.
First payment due at or before the first class in September, second payment is due first week of November, third payment is due first week of March.
First payment due at or before the first class in September. The following eight payments are due at the beginning of each month through May. This is a monthly payment plan.


A deposit of $40 per costume will be required before the winter Break. Balance will be due the first week of class in January. RECITAL COSTUMES WILL NOT BE ORDERED FOR YOUR CHILD UNLESS A DEPOSIT HAS BEEN RECEIVED.


  • Lessons paid in full by Oct. 1st receive 5% off.  All discounts below are of a 5% increment.
  • Multi-lessons – If a student takes more than one lesson per week, progressive discounts are applied to each additional lesson.*
  • Multi-student – Families enrolling more than 1 student receive progressive discounts for each additional student.*
  • RECEIVE $10 for every student you recommend to P.A.M.D. who enrolls for the entire season. You will receive a cash bonus in May.