The terms listed below are frequently used on our website and program guide.
Membership Fee: The costs to be a member of CLSA. Membership allows you to participate in the activities at the Centre at reduced rates. The annual membership fee is $35.
Program Fee: The cost of a course/program session or presentation. This fee covers the expense of the instructor, facility, and administration of the programs oﬀered.
Circle: Any Club commencing for Fall Programming will temporarily be referred to as a 'Circle.' See our Clubs page for more information.
Class: Occurs only one day within a course or program session.
Course: A program that is only oﬀered once in a season.
Program: Primarily fitness, repeats, and rollover courses.
Session: A program that has multiple oﬀerings in a season.
Season: The actual time of year in which a course, program session, presentation, activity or special event occurs. Three CLSA program guides are produced yearly, which cover instructional seasons (Winter, Spring, and Fall).
Term: A timeframe in which a multi-day course is offered (generally 6 weeks in length/two Terms per Season. Spring/Summer Season may have three terms).
Workshop: Used to describe a one or two-day course or program that includes hands-on experience.
Lecture/Presentation/Demonstration: Used to describe a one-day course where there is only observation and no hands-on participation.
Club Fee: The cost to belong to the club. These fees ensure room rental and help cover the cost of administration and programming expenses.
Club Dues: The cost required to cover expenses of the club.
Drop-In Fee: The nominal fee charged per visit to oﬀ set the cost of the programming expenses.
One Day Talks – 'Day of' Fee: You can pick up last-minute tickets for talks at our front desk. These tickets will be sold at a 'Day of' rate and are subject to availability. Please note that our one-day talks have proven extremely popular, and we may have limited seating on the day of the talk.