Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID-19 Karate School Temporarily Closed

The Leslieville Karate School will be suspending classes starting today, March 16.

With the growing concerns over the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we are closing to support the social distancing efforts being implemented across Canada to minimize the spread of the virus.

We will keep you posted as the situation evolves, and will resume in-person classes as soon as we can.

We understand concerns about how to keep busy during this challenging time, so please stay tuned for online resources, e-classes, and exercises that your family can do from home.

Thank you for your understanding.

Classes Open with increased Heath Precautions

With the Covid-19 virus news right now, I wanted to touch base with everyone about our response as the Leslieville Karate School.

First and foremost, we will remain open and fully operational at this time. If word from Health Canada or any other Authority advises otherwise, we will respond and update accordingly.

That said, we are increasing the frequency of our regular daily cleaning protocols to disinfect surfaces, mats, etc. as extra precautions.

We also ask that our members and families take these simple steps (the same we all should take during any flu season) as precautions:

1. Wash hands often and thoroughly with soap and water (or hand sanitizer if needed)

2. Avoid touching your mouth, nose, and eyes

3. Most importantly, if you aren’t feeling well please stay home!

4. If you’ve been traveling internationally, please follow the Health Canada’s guidelines for risk assessment and self-imposed quarantine guidelines.

Our risk in Ontario is quite low, and it is far more likely that you will have a cold virus or other flu virus than Covid-19, but just as an extra precaution, even if you believe you just have mild cold symptoms please stay home until you are fully recovered – this is for adult students, parents, and kids alike.

As a small community business, we are asking for your continued support as we all navigate these uncharted waters. In the event that there are prolonged closures, we will be providing online videos with exercises and activities for our students to do at home on their own, with their parents or siblings, etc, to make the best of the time that we may have to spend in our homes. Any cancelled classes will be happily made up to the best of our ability.

We appreciate your support and look forward to great progress for everyone in 2020!