COVID-19 FAQ

Policies/procedures are subject to change as local COVID-19 policies/procedures change. We will try to keep this as up to date as possible. *Updated : 6/11/2021*

Per PA State Guidelines, all gymnasts and staff members who are not vaccinated are required to wear a face mask at all times in the gym unless it poses a safety hazard. Coaches will direct a gymnast to temporarily remove his/her mask when necessary.

Please do not bring your child to the gym if he/she is exhibiting any symptoms of Covid-19 (chills, sweats, fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.)

What are the cleaning and sanitizing guidelines AJS will instill during day to day activity?


AJS will follow all CDC guidelines and protocols for proper sanitation within our facility. These include (1) Multiple hand sanitizers (that will be distributed by coaching staff) at each event as well as entry and exit of the building. Please bring your own hand sanitizer if possible. (2) All light switches, handles, and counter tops will be wiped down by staff at a minimum every hour or as needed (after use) (3) Gymnasts who are not vaccinated must wear a mask upon entering the facility, when taking a bathroom break, and upon leaving for the day.




Can parents sit in the lobby?


Yes, the lobby is available. For the health and safety of all, please try to practice social distancing and wear a mask if you are Not vaccinated.




Will the coaches be spotting my child?


Athlete safety is paramount, we will not restrict coaches from spotting an athlete if necessary, to protect them from injury.




What are Parent/Guardian responsibilties?


(1) Talk to office staff about the gym's new safety protocols if any questions arise (2) There will be a basket near the entrance for your child to drop a check if you need to make a payment by check. There is also a mailbox on the office door. Electronic payments can be done online via the Payment link on our website, or if there is a staff member in the office, you can pay at the window. (3) Ensure the child and immediate household members are free from illness before coming to the gym (4) Talk to your child about keeping a 6 foot distance from others and following gym guidelines.




What actions will be taken in the case that someone in the gym (staff or gymnast) is exposed to someone with a suspected or confirmed case, or if someone in the gym (staff or gymnast) has suspected symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19?


If this happens, we will adhere to the current CDC procedures for cleaning/disinfecting and decontaminating necessary areas in the gym and requiring necessary quarantines per their guidelines.





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