ClassBug Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives


Free web tool for managing class venues

4.9/5 (10 reviews)

ClassBug overview

ClassBug is a user-friendly class management software for venues such as dance and yoga studios, martial art dojos, and parks and recreation centers. Users can manage and schedule classes, offer online registration and payments, and view various types of reports.

ClassBug’s web store is quick to setup and offers fully automated online registration and sales. The point of sale (POS) process includes sales options such as discounts and coupon codes, gift cards/store credit, requisite classes, memberships and waiting lists.

Users can manage and add classes to a color-coded schedule, as well as track instructors and students with automated reports and attendance sheets. Using the instructor reports, users can see all work history for managing payroll, as well as view upcoming schedules for timetable planning. Student reports keep track of student activity such as missed classes with date information. The attendance reports automatically generate attendance sheets ready for printing, or for using within the solution.

ClassBug is web-based; so users do everything right in the browser, and can login via smartphones and tablets with access to the internet. The software has automatic updates, so users will always stay up-to-date with the latest version of ClassBug. Upgrading to the professional version includes 3 unique user logins that can be used by managers, receptionists and instructors, at the same time.


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United States, Canada

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ClassBug screenshot: The ClassBug dashboard shows information about the venue, its instructors, classes offered, and more. ClassBug POS DemoClassBug screenshot: ClassBug users can schedule classes and enter information such as type, location and instructor. ClassBug screenshot: ClassBug users can add classes to customer 'shopping carts' with a single click and process credit card transactions. ClassBug screenshot: Users can view a complete sales history and make financial reports with ClassBug.ClassBug screenshot: Instructor reports can be viewed per date and instructor selected and then printed or downloaded.ClassBug screenshot: ClassBug users can keep track of their students with attendance reports. ClassBug Demo - See What ClassBug Can Do!ClassBug - Sell Your Classes OnlineClassBug Reports Feature

ClassBug reviews


Very good

Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support
Wendy Wolfe

A++ Customer Support Classbug

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-03-27
Review Source: Capterra

We have been using classbug for approximately 6 months. We are extremely happy with this program. In the beginning we had a few questions on how to use it. We sent an email message and we were immediately contacted by Matt Conway who would call and walk us through each issue we had and help us resolve our questions. I would highly recommend Classbug it is user friendly. I have to say in a world of technology where it can be difficult to actually speak to someone it was and is refreshing to know that at anytime we need more answers Matt is ready and willing to help!

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Margaret Thompson

Great user friendly program that makes running our business easier!

Reviewed 2015-03-25
Review Source: Capterra

This online software has many amazing features that has made registering online for classes a breeze for our customers and therefore gets us paid faster. The online store that was very easy to set up allows our customers to make purchases and automatically applies personal settings that our business has previously set up like automatic discounts, registration fees, pre-requisite classes, automatic payment plans. The key take away with this program is everything is automated so a customer is enrolled properly online with no need for staff to do any extra work...the customer does all the work when they register online! Customers can easily log into their account to manage their stored credit card information, as well as see a history of past purchases and current classes enrolled. As customers register for classes, the student is added to the roster allowing us to see real time information on how our classes are filling. Sending an email to a specific class has never been easier! Our teachers can manage class attendance easily and mark reasons for absences. Navigating through classbug is very user friendly for both customers and staff. I highly recommend this product for anyone who is looking to make their registration more streamlined and convenient.

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Sabina Elam

Easy to use & great costumer service

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-03-27
Review Source: Capterra

I have worked on other online software for our dance studio but ClassBug is much easier to use. You don't need a training program to use it. The support staff is fantastic to work with. When ever I have a question or suggestion, he always comes up with the answer in a very timely manner. Would definely recommend it to other studios.The ease of use

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Nicole Ouwenga-Scott

Use of the Calendar

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-03-28
Review Source: Capterra

I really like the look and overall function of the software. It would be great if the calendar linked to the calendar I use daily (Google calendar). Also, on the "list of classes" page, it would be nice to see the classes listed in order of the days of the week.I started using this because I needed my studio to be able to take automated payments each month. This has saved me a lot of time!

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Liam Harney

Pros and cons of Classbug

Reviewed 2017-03-29
Review Source: Capterra

I am still learning my way around classbug but that is not a fault of the software, that is a fault of my computer skills. I did choose this software because it seems simple enough for a guy like me to understand. I have tried other software products that were more expensive and out of my league for understanding how to work with them. Technical support can be an issue with Classbug if you are not free during the day. This is one problem that I run into as I do so much of my book keeping after I close my studio at night.

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ClassBug pricing

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Users who need more than 3 logins can add additional ones for $5/month per user.

ClassBug features

Attendance Management
Class Scheduling
Customer Database
Time & Attendance Tracking

Activity Dashboard (38 other apps)
Automated Billing (27 other apps)
Automated Scheduling (37 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (38 other apps)
Automatic Reminders (35 other apps)
Billing & Invoicing (36 other apps)
Calendar Management (41 other apps)
Client Portal (30 other apps)
Credit Card Processing (35 other apps)
Electronic Payments (49 other apps)
Event Scheduling (33 other apps)
POS (34 other apps)
Recurring Billing (30 other apps)
Registration Management (41 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (36 other apps)
Website Integration (34 other apps)

Additional information for ClassBug

Key features of ClassBug

  • Class scheduling tool
  • Web-based: login anywhere
  • Track students & instructors
  • Manage customer info
  • Notekeeping & attendance
  • SSL security & data backups
  • E-mail support
  • Sell classes online
  • Easy POS system
  • Sell retail goods, tickets, and more
  • Manage appointment and lessons
  • Multiple user accounts
  • Publish schedules online
  • Attendance sheets
  • Run reports on classes, students, financials
  • Constant Contact integration
  • QuickBooks integration
  • Document sharing
  • File sharing and stoage
  • Role-based permissions
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ClassBug offers cloud-based file sharing and document storage that is accessible from anywhere, anytime, whether on desktop or mobile device.

ClassBug’s activity feed enables a real-time audit of what’s been happening within Classbug, including customer activity at the web store.

Three types of logins with configurable permission levels are offered by class bug: admins, non-admins, and instructors.

Users can sell other items like merchandise and tickets through ClassBug using the ‘other offerings’ feature.

ClassBug offers an AutoPay feature which gives customers the option to pay larger tuition bills in installments based on the rules set up by the user.