Covid-19 information to stay safe

We want everyone who dances with us to feel safe in the knowledge that we are all taking our health, and the health of the community, seriously. As such, we ask everyone to agree to the following:

Covid-19 Rules

Register for class, don't just turn up. 

This ensures that we can keep a record of contact details for tracing purposes, and ensure that all dancers are aware of these protocols. It also means we can let you know if we are cancelling class due to illness (covid or otherwise) or if we need to change our protocols.

Vaccination passports are required to attend an event or class.

Everyone needs to be double vaxxed and you will need to show your vaccination passport on arrival to be verified. This is the best option for everyone being able to partner dance again safely. We encourage everyone to get information and book in to be vaccinated for the safety and survival of our community. You can get accurate, factual information about the vaccine here.

Wear your mask

While you are in our classes we ask that you wear your mask. This request is for the whole class, including arrival and departure and any chatting and mingling. You may remove your mask during class to have a drink but it must be replaced immediately. Wearing a mask can make exercising difficult so be aware of your limitations and feel free to sit down or take a moment as you need to. Wearing a mask is still one of the best ways to protect our community against covid-19 while providing the opportunity to dance together.
NB: some of our teachers may not be wearing masks while teaching but will be wearing masks if approaching any students.

If you are feeling unwell, do not come to class.

If you are feeling a little unwell, and you’re unsure whether you should or shouldn’t come to class, then don’t come to class. Play it safe, and we’ll see you next time. You can get a refund for any class that you have paid for, and miss for health reasons. Make sure to let us know that you won't be coming to class though by using the contact form here or flicking us an email at dunedin.swing@gmail.com

If you test positive, tell us

Please do let us know if you test positive in the week following a dance class. That way we can ensure the community are aware and can test appropriately.

Wash your hands.

There is hand sanitiser available as you enter the venue, and around the dance floor. Please wash your hands regularly, and especially if you sneeze, cough, or touch your face.

Sign in.

We want to make it as easy as possible to allow contact tracing if it is necessary. Please sign in as you enter the venue. We have our own QR code and a sign in sheet for those of us who don't have a smart phone. This information will be kept securely for one month, and then securely destroyed.

Bring a water bottle.

For hygiene reasons, please do not use the kitchen facilities in the venue. Instead, bring your own bottle from home.

Look after each other.

Returning to dancing will be an anxious experience for many. Be mindful of each other, and the many different experiences we have all had, and are having, in this time period. Be kind, talk to one another, and we can all enjoy returning to doing what we love to do. If you have not read the community’s code of conduct in a while, now would be a good time to do so.