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COVID-19

 
AT SCDC, WE ARE PROUD TO OFFER OUR DANCE COMMUNITY AFFORDABLE, INCLUSIVE, AND FLEXIBLE PROGRAMS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS.
 
WE ARE FOLLOWING STRICT COVID-19 GUIDELINES REQUIRED BY TORONTO public HEALTH TO KEEP OUR STUDENTS AND STAFF SAFE. 

please note starting January 2021 if a shutdown occurs classes will move to zoom. be prepared to dance at home otherwise any unused classes will be credited for up to 1 year.

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Self Assessment

  • every participant and staff must sign a waiver that they do not have any symptoms prior to participating in a program

  • do you have a cough, fever, trouble breathing or shortness of breath? 

  • Do any of your family members have any symptoms? 

  • have you been in close contact with anyone with covid?

  • if answered yes to any of the questions above, please stay home and inform us

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HEALTH CHECK-IN

  • FACEMASK REQUIRED AT ALL TIMEs except for children 3 AND UNDER

  • VERBAL CHECK-IN WITH VARIOUS HEALTH QUESTIONS

  • TEMPERATURE CHECK WITH INFRARED THERMOMETER

  • HAND SANITIZER APPLIED BY SCDC STAFF MEMBER EXCEPT ADULTS may apply their own

  • all staff must also do a health check-in

  • if any SCDC dance member has any symptoms they are to be sent home right away and to self-isolate for 14 days

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covid-19 STUDIO protocols 

  • ​​​Maximum 14 students are permitted per class with 1 SCDC Staff member (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

  • RECENTLY UPDATED HVAC IN THE BUILDING

  • staggered class times

  • WINDOWS FULLY OPEN

  • lobby & water fountain currently closed so bring your own filled bottle

  • ballet barres are cleaned between each class

  • full wipe down at the end of each day WITH OUR INDUSTRIAL FOGGER MACHINE AND CANADA APPROVED CLEANING DISINFECTANT WITH A DIN #

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pick up & drop off

  • parents with children over the age of 4 must droP off AND PICK UP at the scdc front door with a staff member

  • parents with children under the age 4 may accompany them into the studio but must complete a health check-in

  • ALL TEENS, ADULTS AND PARENTS/CAREGIVERS MUST BE DOUBLE VACCINATED AS OF SEPT. 22, 2021 MANDATED BY THE ONT GOV

  • all students must go 1 by 1 into the studio to allow 6ft distance at all times

  • indoor shoes are mandatory separate from outdoor ones(please bring to class)

  • only small bags allowed

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covid-19  case protocol

  • if a student tests positive for covid-19 the family should 1) Contact Toronto Public Heath 2) contact SCDC immediately

  • SCDC will contact tPH @ 416-338-7600

  • The student is asked to self-isolate for 14 days and can return to the program if they get a negative result for covid-19

  • Any student who tests positive will remain confidential as we at scdc follow ethical guidelines

  • Students in the same class as the positive student will be notified by email with directions provided by TPH officials

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racism, bullying & inclusivity  policy

  • We are a community-based studio where our main priority is to offer programs to all cultures, demographics, age, sex, religion, disability, etc.

  • We thrive on building an inclusive space where no student is turned away.

  • Dance is a universal language in which every human being has a right to learn if they choose to. We offer financial assistance to those in need. 

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racism  policy- continued

  • We do not accept racism of any kind at SCDC and any student, family member or staff may be turned away for any comments, actions, or behaviour that is racist, discriminating, or unkind.  

  • Our primary goal is to create a safe, inclusive, diverse, and engaging space that cultivates an environment of dance and the arts. we move forward by being more aware, conscious and mindful that privilege exists and that we must work on a more inclusive community. This starts right here at SCDc!

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Download PDF

  • Download SCDC's pDF version of our Covid-19 & Racism, bullying & discrimination policies 

  • all information is subject to change 

download here