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Safety Protocols and Regulations regarding COVID-19

The Paula Davey Dance School is taking all necessary steps to ensure the dance studio is a safe place to learn! Please read the attached document for all detailed information!


  • Staggered class times will limit the number of people entering/exiting the building at one time.

  • New this year, two entrances will be available. Please ensure you know which entrance to use.

  • Parents/guardians are to wait outside/in their vehicle with dancers until (3-5 minutes before class).

  • Only registered dancers may enter the building. Parents/guardians are to wait outside the building (with the exception of dancers 6 and under – no other family members may enter).

  •  All people entering the building must wear a mask and sanitize prior to entry.

  •  Any person experiencing any of the symptoms outlined below are not to enter the building:

    • Fever

    • New onset of cough

    • Worsening chronic cough

    • Shortness of breath

    • Difficulty breathing

    • Sore throat

    • Difficulty swallowing

    • Chills

    • Headaches

    • Pink eye (conjunctivitis)

    • Unexplained fatigue/malaise/muscle aches

    • Nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain

    • Nasal congestion without other known cause

    • Decreased sense of taste/smell


  • Belongings must be placed at the dancer's designated "My Stuff" space, or kept with the parent/guardian outside of the studio.

  • Masks are mandatory in the entrances, lobby, washrooms and waiting areas. The dancers may remove their masks once placed in the 6 foot box and ready to dance.

  • Physical distancing will be enforced by floor markers in common areas.

  • The lobby and waiting area will be closed to parents/guardians except to those with dancers 6 and under – no other family members may accompany the parent/guardian or dancer. 

  • Dancers 7 years and older may use the waiting room between classes but are encouraged to wait with their parent/guardian outside or in their vehicle. Students with back to back classes are expected to stay in the studio.

  • Our schedule will allow for 5-minute sanitization periods between classes. 

  • Surfaces in common areas will be sanitized regularly. Hand sanitizer will be available. 

  • Dancers are encouraged to use bathrooms before entering the building. Bathrooms in the buildings are to be used for emergencies only. They will be sanitized regularly.

  • Class sizes will be determined by a strict classroom capacity that allows for physical distancing.


  • Parents and Guardians of dancers ages 6 and under may come inside for pickup. Only one person per dancer is allowed.

  • All other students are expected to meet their parent or guardian outside safetly and during the designated time, monitored by the teacher.

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