Salem Dance-nastics Class Policies

Welcome to Salem Gymnastics & Swim! Our goal is to offer the finest children’s programming in the area and make your child’s time at Salem be the highlight of their growing years!


Please arrive early enough to prepare for class by using the restroom, placing shoes and socks into a cubby, and waiting by the gate for class to begin. Students are not allowed out onto the floor until their instructor welcomes them through the gate.


Parents must supervise their children before and after their class. Please do not allow your child onto the gym floor until the instructor is ready to begin their class. Do not allow them to re-enter after their class has ended.


Parents are not required to, but are welcome to stay and observe classes. However, safety is a concern for those children who constantly “look” for mom or dad to watch them. It distracts from their concentration as well as the concentration of the rest of the class. For this reason, we ask that you observe classes from our balcony.


Girls are to wear a leotard to every class. Bare feet are required. Long hair must be tied up off the shoulders (we recommend two side ponytails, as a back ponytail makes learning rolls painful). Bring your ballet shoes in a shoe bag. Please put your child’s name in her shoes!


At the end of class students are dismissed from the gate they entered. Please park your car and come inside to pick up your children. If you do not pick up your child within 5 minutes of the last class of the day, you will be subject to a $5.00 supervision charge. Children are not allowed outside the building without adult supervision.


Make-up Class will be held several times each semester to accommodate those who missed a class and would like to make it up. Make-up Class will be held Saturdays 12:00-1:00 at a cost of $5.00/make-up, and is gymnastics based only. You must be currently enrolled to redeem your make-up, and must pre-register through the Jackrabbit Portal or call the Main Office to enroll. Make-up opportunities expire after 45 days. To sign up, visit the Special Events tab and click on Make-up Class.

No jewelry or gum is allowed. We are not responsible for any items left in the gym, however we do have a Lost and Found.


If, at any time, you have questions regarding our policies please get in touch with us so we can address your specific questions.

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