Rules & etiquette

For all skaters participating in PSC Skating Schools, both on and off the ice.

The following rules are to be observed and obeyed at all times.

  • Kicking of the ice, foul language and inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated on the ice or in the dressing rooms. Skaters will be given one warning and then asked to leave the skating session for the remainder of the day.
  • Proper skating attire is required (no jeans); hair should be neatly tied up (no hats for STARskate 1 & 2). Helmets must be worn up to Stage 5.
  • No food, drink or gum is to be taken on the ice. Water bottles are permitted on the boards.
  • Skaters are required to leave the ice promptly at the end of the session OR when the Zamboni doors open. The Zamboni is not permitted to start resurfacing the ice until all skaters are off the ice.
  • Be alert for other skaters at all times.
  • Guest skating privileges;
    • Please provide a member of the board with 24 hours notice prior to the session. Your Skate Canada number will be required.
    • Your request will be processed and you will be notified as quickly as possible.
    • It is the skater's responsibility to pay the session rep prior to stepping on the ice.
    • Failure to comply with these rules will result in loss of all guest privileges.
  • If skaters need to speak to their parents or anyone else in the stands, they must get off the ice.

  • Music session:(more...)
    • Dance / Skills (no freeskate music will be played)
    • For those who have completed dance and skills you are permitted to work on field movements and footwork.
  • Freeskate
    • For those who do not have a freeskate or interpretive you are able to work on dance and skills without music.
  • In the playing of free skate music, priority will be give to lesson requirements
  • Priority of the right of way will be given as follows:
    • Coach
    • Skater in a lesson with music
    • Skaters in a lesson
    • Skater with music
  • Standing is only permitted at the boards ONLY when getting a drink of water.
  • No socializing in groups of three or more when standing at the boards.
  • Coaches and skaters are not permitted to be standing/coaching in middle of the ice or in the middle of the ice flow.
  • No sitting on the ice
  • After falling please get up as quickly as possible as not doing so could endanger other skaters as well as yourself.
  • Do not leave any valuables in the dressing rooms.
  • Please keep the dressing room clean and tidy.

Your cooperation in adherence to these rules will help the club run smoothly and will contribute to the success of all involved.

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