Safety Protocol


  • The studio has been deep cleaned, disinfected and sanitized.  Cleaning protocols have been instituted and will be done regularly throughout the day and at the end of each class in order to provide a safe environment for both students and staff.


  • Hand sanitizing stations are available in all studios and DR Common Area.


  • All teachers and staff will have temperatures taken and be screened daily prior to entry. All DR staff will wear mask/face covering (nose and mouth) at all times when on premises.  All students, parents MUST wear mask/face covering (nose and mouth) whenever entering or exiting lower level of building.  Students have option to remove masks only while in their class, but only when social distancing is possible.


  • Prior to entry, students and anyone entering the studio will be required to answer health-screening questions and have temperature taken with a touch-free thermometer.   Any student that is symptomatic or has a temperature registering over 100.4 (per CDC guidelines) will not be allowed to participate until temperature has been normal for over 24 hours. 


  • We encourage all dancers to go to the bathroom before coming to the studio.  Bathrooms are available for emergencies only.  We have added disposable toilet seat covers and students must wash hands with soap and water before returning to dance.


  • Social distancing of 6 feet in any direction must be maintained by individuals whenever possible.  If a shorter distance is required, students must wear acceptable mask/face covering (nose and mouth) unless student is unable to tolerate a mask/face covering. 


  • All public areas of DR will be limited to 50% of the maximum occupancy and social distancing will be in effect. Class size will be limited. DR will re-route entry and exit of classes to allow for social distancing.  


  • The waiting room and changing area is temporarily CLOSED and no one will be allowed to wait in the lobby or waiting room during or between classes. The shoe cubbies and coat hooks are also not available. Students will place their outerwear and shoes in dance bag and keep with them with them at all times. No other items may be left on premises. 


  • Due to Social Distancing, students are to arrive no sooner that 10 minutes prior to the start of class and must be picked up promptly at the end of class.  Students will be admitted 5 minutes after the start of class.


  • All students under 11 years of age need to be escorted to the studio area of studio by ONLY 1 Adult.  No siblings are allowed to accompany dancer during drop off and pick up.  For students 11 years of age and up we encourage drop off and pick up. Please be aware that there will be many students looking for and going to cars. Please exercise CAUTION and drive safely while dropping off and picking up.


  • No food or drink of any kind will be allowed in studio area.  Drinking fountain remains closed.


  • There will be no use of props, toys or items that would be used by more than one person.


  • If a student feels ill, they are to notify the instructor IMMEDIATELY.  DR will contact parent for immediate pickup (regardless of symptoms).  Please be sure to have your Cell phone ON and be available should this situation occur. 


  • Danc’letics of Rochester reserves the right to deny admittance to individuals who fail to comply with the mask/face covering (nose and mouth) requirements and required NYS protocol.