We will continue to follow the CDC & NYS Guidelines for all school aged children participating in similar indoor activities. We are doing all we can to keep our students and staff safe.
Our reopening plan has been approved by Nassau County Department of Health’s Office of Recreational Activities
We have completed a COVID safety course and training on how to safely train student athletes while they are wearing masks.
Our 2 year old state of the art HEPA Air Ventilation System has Merv 13 filters that will be frequently changed.
Each studio has its own Medify Air Purifier running continuously. They have a HEPA 13 filter in each one and turn the air over in each room every 30 mins.
Vents, ducts and filters are being sprayed monthly with an anti-viral & germicide treatment.
Our Class sizes have been restored to pre- pandemic limits (16 in our large rooms, 12 in the smaller ones)
No food or drink is allowed in the studio except water bottles.
7 touch-less Hand sanitizing units have been installed throughout the building and in each classroom.
Cleaning and Disinfecting supplies are available in each classroom and available to staff or students.
Classes are now 50 mins to allow 10 mins for disinfecting common surfaces between each changing class.
Each studio has its own entrance. Studio 1, 2 & 4 will entering and exiting from their Merrick Rd door and Studio 3 will use the rear parking lot entrance.
When possible, Students will remain in one classroom per day and only leave that room if they need to use the restroom.
Restrooms and common areas will be wiped down hourly. (doorknobs, faucets, light switches, etc… Students will be reminded to wash their hands and must use the hand sanitizing station before re-entering the classroom.
Our Lobby during business hours for all business transactions and questions. It will also be open for Preschool 1 & 2 observers, only 1 adult per student permitted.
The Dressing room will remain closed. Students can use one of the two restrooms to change in.
All Classes will be streaming on Zoom from our new media carts . Parents are encouraged to watch their child’s class from their phones or computer at anytime. Children who are not taking in-person classes will be included on our large monitors and it will look & feel like they are there!
Each student will have their own space and hook in the classroom for their bag and jackets
Dancers, parents and team members will be asked to use our hand sanitizer before entering the classroom.
* Updated September 2021 Masks / face coverings will temporarily be worn by all until further notice.
As per NYS all Tiny Dancer students (2 yr olds) are not required to wear masks and will continue to be socially distanced. Unvaccinated parents of Preschool 1 students who will remain in the room with their child will be required to wear masks. For vaccinated parents masks are optional.
Our staff members have been trained in the proper coaching of student athletes while wearing masks. All precautions will be followed. Mask breaks are permitted in the lobby for anyone who needs one. Chairs have been set distanced apart for safe temporary removal of masks if needed.
Students, Parents and Staff members should not come to the studio if they are feeling sick and are encouraged to take class virtually until feeling well.
Parents of students and Staff members must report to us if they have tested positive for Covid 19 or have been in contact with a person who has tested positive.
If students have been contact traced and told to quarantine from school, they must also quarantine from the studio until the date given.
Students and staff will not be permitted back into the studio until it is safe for them to do so. If exposed, or sick we will require the student to participate virtually for the amount of time deemed necessary to quarantine by the CDC & NYS and proof of a negative test (on day 5) if the student will not be in quarantine for the full 10 days.