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COVID-19 Protocols and Policies

Your health and safety is our top priority! Please make sure you and your dancer are familiar with the Covid-19 health and safety protocols prior to coming to class at the studio.

We would like to reassure you that we are adhering to Ontario’s Guidelines, we will continue to monitor and implement the local, provincial, and federal recommendations as they’re announced.

 

We would like to highlight the policies we have in place at the studio to help our dance families stay healthy and safe:

HEALTH SCREENING

  • Everyone must complete the Screening Self-Assessment BEFORE leaving to come to the studio each day. 

  • Anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19, or anyone who has had close contact with anyone with symptoms of COVID-19, will not be permitted in the studio.

DROP OFF & PICK UP

  • Separate entryway may be used for drop off and pick up. 

  • Drop-off only.

  • Students age 10 & under may be accompanied to level 2 entrance by one adult.  The parent must practice physical distancing during the pick-up/drop off time. 

  •  At the entrance, all dancers will sanitize their hands.

  • Dancers will be exiting through the door near the washroom (not the main door) to help with the flow of traffic.

  • Pickup is outdoor at the entrance of the building. A staff member will accompanied students age 10 & under to the door for pickup. 

  • Please be punctual for pickup.


USE OF MASKS

  • EVERYONE (over the age of 2) entering and exiting the studio will be required to wear a mask.

  • Instructors, staff and students are required to wear masks at all times.

  • Students and staff are permitted to temporarily remove a mask or face covering to consume food or drink

PHYSICAL DISTANCING

  • To help accommodate physical distancing inside the facility, parents/siblings/friends are not permitted in the studio aside from drop off/pick up of young dancers. The waiting room is closed until further notice. 

  • Each studio has a maximum number of students allowed, depending on studio size.

 

CLEANING & SANITIZATION 

  • In addition to the entrance, sanitization stations will be set up in each studio and the dancer/instructor will sanitize upon entry to each studio.

  • All classes will be dismissed 5 minutes prior to their scheduled ending time to ensure proper sanitization between classes. 

  • Washrooms will be cleaned/sanitized frequently. 

  • Dancers/parents are encouraged to wipe all items with sanitizing wipes (shoes, water bottle) before and after coming to the studio. 

WHAT TO BRING / HOW YOU CAN HELP

  • All students are to come dressed, ready for class and there will be no changing between classes aside from what can be quickly layered/removed. The change room is closed until further notice. 

  •  Students can bring a small dance bag with dance shoes, water bottle(s), small hand sanitizer, and mask (in a bag/container. Please do not bring anything extra.  

  • Please remind your dancer to greet with smiles and waves (no hugs, high fives etc), how to safely put on and remove a mask, and that the sharing of personal items is not permitted. 

  • Please encourage the use of the washroom before coming to the studio.

  • Please limit all inquiries by phone or email. If you would like to speak with a member of our staff in person, please schedule an appointment prior to visiting the studio. 

 

IMPORTANT!!

Don’t send your child to the studio sick or if a family member is sick.

Don’t break any formal quarantine/government restrictions.

Please rest and seek medical assistance if symptoms occur. For more information, you may visit Ontario government website: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/