Updated Class Procedures
Updated for the Summer of 2020 - COVID-19 RESPONSE
These procedures below may be changed at any time as the situation evolves. (updated BURLINGTON 10/25/20)
We want parents to know that we are taking everyones health and safety seriously in this time of uncertainty. What follows are the steps we are taking to help insure the safety of our students, parents, guardians, and staff.
We would like to ask that everyone be wearing a mask when they enter our building and when we are taking temperatures.
After temperatures are taken and the students have entered the gym area we are should be able to social distance and masks may be removed.
During classes students are NOT required to wear masks due to our ability to social distance during our classes.
QUARANTINED? If a student is living with someone that has had to be quarantined due to COVID-19, please do NOT bring your student to class.
At EMPORIA we will be having everyone enter at the EAST door and exiting at the WEST door of our gym. This will allow us to practice good social distancing.
At BURLINGTON we will be having everyone enter and exit at the SOUTH door, the door just off of the parking lot BEHIND our building.
Masks are REQUIRED for anyone in our building.
Students will need to bring a ZIP LOCK BAG with their name on it to put their mask into once they have entered the gym area and we are able to social distance. The masks will be place out of the way in a safe location in the gym for them to retrieve after class and before they enter the parents area again.
We will be monitoring all staff members temperatures for several hours before classes are starting. We will continue to monitor staff temperatures before and after all classes at our gyms. If a staff member is found to have a temperature, they will be unable to work on that day. This may cause some interruption in our usual schedule if we are unable to find a sub.
BRING YOUR OWN WATER
All students and staff will need to bring their own drinking water. Bottles with squirt lids or other easy drinking no-spill options are preferred. ONLY WATER will be allowed in the gym area. Sports drinks and others of that type can stain equipment.
Only 1 parent/guardian per student may be in the gym with the student. If a student has a sibling in another class, they may wait with their parent/guardian in the viewing area. Should this become a problem, we will address that on a case by case basis.
REDUCED CLASS SIZES
There are some classes that will need to have their class sizes reduced in order to practice good social distancing.
At both locations, equipment that has been used by the athlete will be disinfected between rotations when possible.
EVERY CLASS DAY
At both locations, the entire gym will be cleaned and disinfected after that days classes conclude.
EMPORIA - Everyone must enter through the EAST door (this door is on the opposite side of our gym from our 'front door').
BURLINGTON - Everyone must enter through the SOUTH door (this is the door off of the parking lot in back, our usual entrance).
EMPORIA - Everyone will wash their hands in the Birthday Party room and practice social distancing while waiting for class to begin.
BURLINGTON - Everyone will wash their hands in the bathroom and must wear a mask while waiting for class to begin.
Everyone will have their temperature taken with a "NO CONTACT" thermometer. Anyone with a temperature over 100.3 degrees will be not be allowed in the gym or parents area. Please wear a mask for this step for everyones protection.
During stretching and classes, students will be practicing social distancing with the guidance of our staff.
EMPORIA - Students and parents/guardians will exit the gym on the WEST doors.
BURLINGTON - Students and parents/guardians exit out the south door to the parking lot area.