Health and Safety
✔️ Studios (including sinks, chairs, and ballet barres) will be cleaned after every class.
✔️ Handwashing and sanitization will be required of students and staff. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility.
✔️ In accordance with current direction from the Provincial Health Officer, masks are optional but welcome at Arts Umbrella. We encourage caregivers to have a conversation with their student(s) on their family’s expectations for mask wearing while in classes.
✔️ Students are encouraged to bring their own mask.
✔️ Arts Umbrella will continue to have disposable masks available at the front desk.
✔️ Students are encouraged to practice mask hygiene including:
- Do not touch eyes, nose, or mouth when removing a mask and wash hands immediately after removal.
- If a mask needs to be removed at any point during the class, it should not be placed directly on common area surfaces.
- Continue important practices in addition to wearing a mask including staying home when symptomatic, hand hygiene, and physical distancing.
✔️ Arts Umbrella welcomes religious coverings.
✔️ To discourage students from touching their faces, we recommend tying long hair back.
✔️ Don’t wear your best clothes! Art smocks will not be provided.