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Ticket ice Etiquette


Ice Etiquette for Scotiabank Pond Ticket Ice

All users must be registered members of Skate Canada: Coaches and Skaters.

The fee for ice usage is $10.00 per hour of usage starting on the hour or half hour only.

If 1.5 hours of ice is used, 2 hours must be paid for upon leaving the building.

Users must sign the clip board and place exact payment into the envelope slot with the name signed on the envelope. Failure to adhere to this will result in a $5.00 administration fee.

If Angela Derochie and Jamie Forsythe are not in the arena, on duty GTSA coaching staff are in charge and permitted to remind or check to see if ice is paid. Only Skate Canada certified coaches are permitted to teach skaters on the ice or even by rink-side. Angela or Jamie are permitted to ask to see coaching certification for a coach. Parents are not permitted to be teaching skaters by the boards.

If a Coach or Parent has a complaint about Ticket Ice, it must be directed to Jamie Forsythe or Angela Derochie. Coaches or Parents should not go to arena management.

Right of way on the ice is to be as follows; Skater with music playing, Skater in a lesson, Skater on their own. There will be no excessive use of music to gain right of way. Maximum 2 run-throughs per session will be given right of way. This is to make ice use fair.

There will be, no kicking the ice or the boards. There will be no yelling unless it is a ‘correction reminder to a skater’ or encouragement. Swearing will not be tolerated.

If it is a busy session:

  • Coaches are not permitted to teach in the middle of the ice.
  • Skaters are to practice spins in the middle of the ice.
  • CanSkaters or Star1 must be taught by the boards and in a lesson with a coach.

Skaters are permitted and encouraged to say excuse me, when they have right of way.

The goal is to create a positive and hardworking training environment for athletes. Respect to all coaches and skaters is demanded.

All questions or concerns can be emailed to gtsaskating@gmail.com

As a user, you must agree to the above terms.