• Always pay for ice time before taking the ice
• It's $6 if paid the day before and $8 if paid the same day
• Balance credit can be given 1 hour before session starts, talk with front desk
• Check in with ice monitor and leave a receipt if your name is not on the prepaid list
• Stand up quickly after a fall
• Keep the Lutz corners clear
• Do not kick the ice
• The skater with music playing always has the right of way
• If multiple skaters want to play music there will be a signup list near the audio box
• Skaters in lessons are the next priority
• Keep moving
Basic rules governing all behavior
1. Please respect the rights of others.
2. Please respect the arena’s property and the property of others.
Specific rules governing free skating sessions
• The maximum number of skaters (depending on the size and level) will be determined by the ice monitor for each session.
• Check in with ice monitor and leave a receipt if your name is not on the prepaid list.
• No breakable containers are allowed rink side. Skaters can bring in one water bottle and place it on or below the railing. Food is not permitted near the rail or on the ice.
• Please pick up all belongings (including dirty tissues, water cups, bottles, etc.) at the end of each session.
• Parents, skaters not in the session or other spectators should not loiter at the rail or benches. This is unsafe and interferes with a constructive training session.
• Coaching by parents from the bleachers, benches or railing is not allowed at any time. Parents will be asked to leave the arena if this happens.
• The benches by the ice are to be used by the skaters and coaches only.
• If skaters must talk to someone off the ice, even if for a brief time, they need to get off the ice to do so or the skater will be asked to leave the ice.
• The use of headphones is only allowed if the skater has meet the following requirements:
• Has only 1 ear bud in or is using Bone Conduction Headphones (aka Open Ear Headphones).
• There to many other people actively on the Ice to safely avoid others
• Skaters are asked to avoid interrupting, distracting, or bothering a coach (unless it is an emergency) while they are conducting a lesson with another skater. This is to help ensure each skater is getting the most out of their paid session.
• If you are sick or are feeling the least bit ill, please stay home. Please be respectful of the health and safety of everyone involved and take every necessary precaution to stay safe including hand washing and avoiding touching your space or common areas with your hands when possible.
It is important for everyone’s safety that all skaters stay aware of other skaters on the ice. Try to anticipate their patterns as you decide your own pattern.
• If you are a less experienced skater, please be extra careful to stay aware of other skaters and to look ahead of where you are skating to see what others are doing or are about to do.
• If you are an experienced skater, please be patient with the less experienced skaters. Remember – you were new to freestyles at one time, too.
• Please be understanding if someone gets in your way.
• Remember to look both ways before leaving the railing or skating across the ice.
• Keep moving while on the ice, as it is dangerous for both you and other skaters to stand still during a session. It is especially important not to stop in the middle of the ice or any of the jumping corners.
Right of way
1. The skater doing a routine to music has the right of way. Yellow belts are provided to help identify the skater whose music is being played. Please stay aware of which skater is doing their routine and do your best to stay clear of their pattern. Please wear the vest or belt when you play your music to help other skaters know you are skating your routine.
2. Skaters taking a lesson have the right ow way over general skaters in the session.
3. Skaters on the harness also have the right of way. Please be careful of the harness area.
1. Program music will be played on a rotational basis. This will be done on the honor system, with the responsibility left to the skaters and coaches.
2. After a skater’s music has been played, their music or another program may be put at the end of the line to re-enter the rotation. Dance music can take the place of program music.
3. Not everyone will be able to play their music on full sessions due to lengths of programs.
4. Coaches may put the music of the student they are teaching ahead of other skaters. Everyone should appreciate this policy when they are in a lesson enjoying this privilege and graciously accept this policy when they are the ones being asked to wait in line.
5. Please do not stop and restart your music if others are waiting in line.
6. Please handle the music equipment with extreme care.
• Kicking, digging holes, scraping or stomping the ice with your blades and kicking the railings are prohibited. Any skater engaging in this behavior will be asked to leave the session immediately.
• Being verbally abusive to anyone at the rink is prohibited and a violation of U.S. Figure Skating’s SkateSafe® policies. Any skater engaging in this behavior will be asked to leave the session immediately and may be referred to the club’s SkateSafe® Compliance Chair or U.S. Figure Skating’s SkateSafe® Program.
• Deliberately challenging, scaring or intentionally blocking another skater is prohibited. Bullying or harassment of any kind is a violation of U.S. Figure Skating’s SkateSafe® policies. Any skater engaging in this behavior will be asked to leave the ice immediately for an indefinite period of time and may be referred to the club’s SkateSafe® Compliance Chair or U.S. Figure Skating’s SkateSafe® Program.
• Videotaping anyone other than yourself or your own skater is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated. Anyone engaging in this behavior will be asked to leave the arena for an indefinite period of time. Videotaping for the purpose of intimidating or otherwise harassing a skater/coach/parent may be referred to the club’s SkateSafe® Compliance Chair or U.S. Figure Skating’s SkateSafe® Program.
Clearing the ice
When the ice-resurfacer horn sounds, all skaters and coaches must leave the ice immediately. If you are skating to your music, please stop skating immediately, turn off music, and clear the ice – no exceptions.
Last updated April 2023