Aerial Arts of Rochester Accessibility

Aerial Arts of Rochester

Aerial Arts of Rochester is a circus arts training school, offering a variety of alternative fitness and dance classes using apparatuses such as the trapeze and silk fabrics. The venue also hosts many showcases and themed productions throughout the year.


1046 University Avenue

Rochester, NY 14607


Jennifer and William D’Ovidio

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Venue is at ground level
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • No curbs so not necessary to have curb cuts at parking and drop-offs

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • Four (4) designated accessible parking spaces available near entrance to building and on the proper route
  • Outdoor parking lot so no need for vertical clearance for vans
  • Drop off location in front of entrance for paratransit user with accessible path to the building
  • Accessible spaces marked with International Symbol of Accessibility


  • Accessible entrance can be opened with 5 pounds or less pressure
  • No automatic door opener
  • Door handle no higher than 48” and operable with a closed fist
  • Entrance has at least 32” of clear opening with at least 18” of clear wall space on the pull side of the door next to the handle
  • Threshold edge is accessible (1/4” high or less)

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36” wide
  • 5’ space for turning a wheelchair completely
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

  • Aisles and pathways between seating at least 36” wide
  • Companion seating available by moving chairs
  • Accessible counters for tickets and concessions with a 36” wide section and area of free space in front of more than 30” x 48”


  • No elevator – venue has only one level


  • Accessible restroom with doorway at least 32” clear
  • Door handles operable with a closed fist or less than 48” high
  • Restroom designed for single occupant so no stall
  • Grab bars behind and on the side wall of toilet
  • 36” wide path to all fixtures
  • Toilet seat 17’ high
  • Faucet operable with closed fist
  • Soap and paper towel dispensers not higher than 44”


  • Write to us at or call (585) 201-8202

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