Communicable Disease Prevention at The Rising

* These Health & Safety Guidelines are subject to change 

PROOF OF VACCINATION:

  • Proof of vaccine required for all CLASSES for those age 22 and older

  • NO proof of vaccine required for all CLASSES for those age 21 and under

  • Proof of vaccine required for any parent/guardian/visitor who will be entering and waiting inside The Rising during their child's class time.  **Family waiting area is NOT available during flexibility and handstand class times, as these 2 areas are connected.

  • No proof of vaccine needed for Circus Birthday Parties ( private event booking under 50 capacity )

  • No proof of vaccine needed for attending a Rising Circus Show at our venue ( under 50 capacity )

VERIFICATION PROCEDURE:

  • at your first class, staff member will either greet you at the door or inside circus room before warm up and verify your proof of vaccination and I.D.  Please bring your documents with you.  Visit this link to read about the types of accepted proof of vaccination : https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html

  • we will document you have been verified and you will only need to show us once

  • in case of dispute, The Rising's Vaccine Verification document will be the sole reference for who has been verified and who needs to provide proof of vaccination

  • please do not arrive late on your first day 

 ENVIRONMENTAL MEASURES  

  •  DISINFECTING SURFACES & EQUIPMENT 

    • All high use areas (i.e. door handles, washrooms, cubbies) will be disinfected 2x's/day

    • Staff will spray and wipe down equipment for each KIDS class

    • Aerial Silk/Hammocks will be rotated weekly and sprayed with disinfectant

    • floors and some equipment that is safe for fogging will be disinfected with fogging machine weekly

    • Teen and Adult Students are responsible for wiping down all mats and bar apparatus after use at end of class.  Cleaning supplies will be provided 

    • Hand Sanitizer pumps available throughout facility

    • washroom: single person use only

  • VENTILATION

    • loading bay door open at all times during warmer months

  • CLASS PROTOCOLS

    • normal class capacity

    • kids classes will utilize a circuit-style format most often.   Teens/Adults will have stationary points and students will share point with same person for entire session

    • Students cannot spot or touch eachother, unless in emergency situation

    • Students can choose to supply their own chalk or rosin and bring it in a sealed container or spray bottle.  No liquid chalk.

    • Classes will start and end on time

  • STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Read and Sign our waiver via the registration portal through your Rising account.  Minors must have waiver signed by legal guardian.  Students cannot participate in classes unless new waiver has been agreed to/signed

    • Do not enter The Rising until 5 min before your class.  Please wait in your car or outside our doors while maintaining 2 metres separation.  This is to ensure previous class has left the building and disinfecting procedures are completed.  

    • A screening questionnaire will be posted on our front door.  Please read and do not enter if you or your child answer YES to any of the questions.  Teen and Adult students can reserve a spot in open training practice to make up their missed class.

    • If the staff or student (or their parent) indicates that the symptoms are consistent with a previously diagnosed health condition and are not unusual for that individual, they attend class. No assessment or note is required from a health care provider.

    •  Do not block the doorway when entering/exiting

    • Please leave promptly after class

    • Come to class in clothes you will be taking the class in as often as possible

    • Limit amount of personal belongings taken into The Rising. (eg. Water bottle, car keys, wallet).  

    • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds upon entering and after using washroom

    • Proceed directly to circus room and wait for class to begin once hands are washed and belongings stored.  No congregating inside facility

    • Please read and follow any signs and posters on the walls and floors

    • Cover all coughs/sneezes in elbow or tissue and immediately dispose of tissue in bin and wash hands afterwards with soap & water or use hand sanitizer

  • KIDS CLASSES ( additional policies )

    • Staff will be present to guide and supervise children as they make their way to class  

    • Coaches will take photos and some video throughout the session and share on our social media (FB and IG) to show what children are working on.  If you do not want your child to appear in any photos/video please inform The Rising via email

    • Parents can wait in our waiting area if needed, only if there is no ground class being held in the front room at the same time. If there is a ground-based class in the front room we kindly ask parents to wait outside.

    • Parents are not allowed to enter the back circus room during class time.  Please remain in waiting area.

    • Please do your best to arrive on time for Pick Up so we can make sure we have enough time to disinfect facility before next class arrives

    • Bring a water bottle for your child.  

    • Please have your child arrive in the clothes they are going to take class in

  •  MASK WEARING POLICY

    • Staff will wear masks when spotting students

    • Students ages 11 and under no mask required

    • Students age 12 - adult masks required upon entering/exiting and in common areas.  Can be removed once class begins.  Please bring container or bag for mask or secure it to your water bottle so it not left on floor.

  •  CLASS WITHDRAWALS / REFUNDS / MISSED CLASSES / PRORATED CLASSES

 

  • Once classes begin no class refunds for any reason, excluding illness or injury with a doctors note

  • Withdrawal  7+ days from class start date, a full refund will be given​

  • Withdrawal from 7-1 days notice from class start date and a 50% refund will be granted

  • CLASS CREDIT may be given on a case by case basis for a WITHDRAWAL where a student will miss 75% or more of a session.  Otherwise, no class credit for missed classes

  • KIDS MAKEUP CLASSES:  no option to make up missed kids classes at this time​

  • TEEN / ADULT MAKE UP CLASSES:  open training class.  Must make reservation online

  • Classes will be prorated for late registration                ​

  • The Rising reserves the right to cancel classes due to weather, coach absence, or other rare circumstances.  The best place to check current status of classes during bad weather is on our FB and IG pages.  We will try to notify via email and /or phone, text, however, this is not always possible.  Cancelled classes by The Rising will be credited back to your account or a make up class option will be scheduled.