BSC Guidelines

  1. Proper courtesy must be extended to all skaters and coaches at all times by skaters and parents.  Swearing, kicking or stomping the ice or other disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated. Offending skaters will be asked to leave the ice immediately. Click here for Skate Canada Parent Code of Conduct.

  2. Permission must be attained before leaving the ice for any reason.  This is both a courtesy to staff and a safety factor for the skaters.

  3. If a parent or a skater not during lesson time needs to speak to a coach, please do so while they are off the ice. Try not to interrupt them while they are teaching.

  4. No skater is to be on the ice at the same time as the zamboni.

  5. No skater is to be on the ice without a coach present.

  6. Skates must be worn on the ice at all times.

  7. No parents are allowed on the ice at any time, for insurance reasons.

  8. All PreCan and CanSkate skaters must wear a CSA Approved Hockey Helmet - full face shields are recommended. (Click here for Skate Canada helmet policy)

  9. Skaters are not to enter or leave the ice over the boards or to sit on the boards.

  10. No gum, candy or food is allowed on the ice or penalty box area.

  11. Skate guards must be used when skaters leave the ice, for safety reasons.

  12. Dressing rooms must be kept clean, tidy and orderly. This means that trash must be placed in bins provided.

  13. Skaters must be in "good standing” to participate in Skate Canada sanctioned events (test days, ice shows, competitions, etc.).  “Good standing” means that the skater’s registration and coaching fees (if applicable) are paid to date and that the skaters is not under any disciplinary action. 

  14. All skaters that are taking private/semi private lessons who fail to notify the Coaches of absence will be charged for lessons set for time missed. 24hrs notice to the Coach is preferred; however 12 pm noon the day of the lesson will be accepted. Notification to the Coaches is to be made by the skater or their parent ONLY via the Coaches phone.