Policies & Procedures

Dance Collective Policies & Procedures

Fall 2021/2022 Update:

Vaccination Status:

Effective October 15th, 2021 - Proof of vaccination is required for anyone age 12 and up to attend in person classes. Medical exemption from the vaccination requires documentation.

Acceptable forms of documentation are:

  • A valid vaccination card showing 2 doses of the COVID vaccine.

  • A QR code or Vaccine Certificate obtained from the eHealth Saskatchewan website.

Each instructor will document the vaccination status and this information is only required to be shown once.

General Requirements:

  • Traffic in and out of the studio is restricted to dancers and instructors.

  • Masks are mandatory in the studio building.

  • Cleaning before and after each class with time scheduled before and after each class to clean.

  • Physical distancing in place during class time.

COVID - 19 Studio Safety Plan


  • Students, parents and teachers will perform a Self-Assessment using the link attached before coming to dance each day. We have a strict no sick policy for all dancers and teachers.

  • Anyone with any symptom of COVID is expected to self-isolate in order to protect our younger, immunocompromised, and those not eligible to be vaccinated.

  • We would like to keep the number of people inside the studio to a minimum, please continue to follow the practice of dropping off and picking up students at the front door, and avoid lingering in studio hallways.

  • Students are to come to dance ready to go in dance clothes.

  • All students and staff should sanitize their hands upon entering the studio, as well as after any breaks.

  • We will be using two studio spaces within the building to allow for less contact between students not in the same classes.

  • Dance Collective staff will continue to clean between classes, as well as disinfect hard surfaces such as door handles, barres, dance equipment and other regularly used surfaces.

  • Dancers are only allowed to bring one SMALL shoe bag with them into the studio. There will be designated spaces for bags inside the studio.

  • Studio space will have taped off spaces on the floor to ensure social distancing.

  • At this time, bare feet are not allowed in the studio. So please remember proper footwear.

  • Dancers should bring their own reusable water bottle from home, labelled with their name. There is a water bottle filling station available if needed, but no access to water fountains at this time.

  • Classes are limited based on government regulations and studio size.

  • All teachers, students, and any visitors will be required to wear masks in all areas of the studio building at all times, removing it to drink water as necessary.

  • To limit contact with other classes, washroom access is limited to teachers and only, if necessary, to students.

  • If you are feeling unwell in any way, please do not visit the studio.



HEALTH CANADA COVID-19 SELF ASSESSMENT TOOL


ADDITIONAL SAFETY MEASURES

  • Signage inside and outside of studio regarding our Covid-19 procedures.

  • Hand sanitizer available both outside and inside the studio. Disinfecting all hard surfaces both inside and outside the studio multiple times daily.

  • All staff are following strict Covid-19 policies and procedures.

  • Use of two studio spaces to allow for less contact between students.

  • Students are required to bring their own water bottle and no sharing will be permitted.

  • Plans in place if a child or staff member becomes will while at the studio.

Note that these guidelines are subject to change pending updated guidelines and restrictions being provided by the Government of Canada and Government of Saskatchewan. Please keep up to date with SHA recommendations, as well as the CDTA Re-Opening plans by checking their websites.

Sask. Health Authority (SHA)

CDTA

CHECK YOUR CHILD FOR COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

  • New or worsening cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Feeling feverish

  • Chills

  • Fatigue or weakness

  • Muscle or body aches

  • New loss of smell or taste

  • Headache

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting)

  • Feeling very unwell


Symptoms may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19. Note that these symptoms, as reported by Health Canada, are subject to change. If you are feeling unwell in any way, please do not visit the studio.