Fitness centres, yoga studios and other “continuing services contracts”

What are my rights?

My yoga studio changed the type of yoga they offer. Can I get out of my membership?
  • Yes
  • No

When you join a fitness centre or yoga studio, or sign up for dance classes or self-defence lessons, special rules apply. The contract must include certain information and you have special cancellation rights. Learn about the law around what's called a continuing services contract.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in January 2020
  • Time to read: 6 minutes

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