Club Policies

All Canskate/Hockey Ready parents/guardians will be required to sign the CANSKATE & HOCKEY READY policy & liability agreement. Please print, fill it in & bring it with you to registration

  1. All ice sessions must be purchased in their entirety and are non transferable. Fees are pro-rated for start dates beginning after the first month of the session (eg, after September or January).
  2. Unscheduled individual ice sessions may be cancelled due to test days or hockey tournaments, and skaters will be notified in advance as much as possible. In that event, skaters will be given a substitute session or a refund at the SSCV’s discretion.
  3. Skaters must provide their own equipment, including skates with proper ankle support and blade alignment. Skates must be kept sharp – speak with a Coach or Executive member for recommendations.
  4. CSA approved hockey helmets are MANDATORY. Gloves or mittens are required by all skaters.
  5. No swearing, bullying, temper tantrums, unsportsmanlike conduct or other inappropriate behavior will be tolerated.
  6. Coaches have the right to dismiss skaters for inappropriate behavior. Under such circumstances, parents will be notified as to the circumstances. After 3 dismissals, it will be brought to the SSCV Executive’s attention and this may result in the skater being suspended from the SSCV without refund.
  7. Parents are encouraged to socialize in the Clubroom while skaters are on the ice. Parents should not coach their child at rink side. Parents must not go on the ice during sessions.
  8. REFUND POLICY – No refunds will be given to skaters who leave on their own accord. The only exception considered will be for major medical conditions affecting the skater and confirmed by a physician’s statement. Requests must be in writing and submitted to the Executive’s attention.

All Junior Intermediate & Senior parents/guardians are required to sign the policy & liability agreementPlease print, fill it in & bring it with you to registration

POLICIES – JUNIOR, INTERMEDIATE & SENIOR PROGRAMS
1. All ice sessions must be purchased in their entirety and are not transferable. Fees are pro-rated for start dates beginning after the first month of the session (eg, after September or January).
2. Individual ice sessions may be cancelled due to test days or hockey tournaments, and skaters will be notified in advance as much as possible. In that event, skaters will be given a substitute session or a refund at the SSCV’s discretion.
3. Skaters should commit to an energized work ethic that enhances the training environment.
4. Proper attire and grooming is required for all on-ice and off-ice sessions. For on-ice sessions, hair should be neat and tight, gloves and SSCV jacket (or zip up jacket with no hood) are a must. Skirts/leggings and tights for girls, skating pants for boys. Off-ice attire is required as outlined by the off-ice instructor.
5. During a free skate session a Coach who is instructing has the complete right-of-way. The soloist will be identified and has the right-of-way. Rights-of-way will be given to skaters receiving a lesson.
6. Skaters must make every effort to be on time.
7. No swearing, bullying, temper tantrums, unsportsmanlike conduct or other inappropriate behavior will be tolerated. Do not put others at risk by kicking the ice. Do not stand or coast in the middle of the ice; be aware of a fast moving session.
8. Off-ice training is essential for all skaters to reach their maximum potential as a skater. The SSCV off-ice program promotes injury prevention by including stretch, strength, dry land jumping, ballet and theory to prepare all skaters physically, mentally and technically for success on the ice.
9. Skaters must provide their own equipment, including skates with proper ankle support and blade alignment. Skates must be kept sharp – speak with a Coach or Executive member for recommendations.
10. Skaters must ask a coach for permission to leave the ice no matter what the circumstance. Coaches have the right to dismiss skaters for unexcused or chronic lateness, standing around and/or socializing during sessions or inappropriate behavior. Under such circumstances, the skater(s) will be asked to leave the ice and parents will be notified as to the circumstances. After 3 dismissals, it will be brought to the SSCV Executive’s attention and this may result in the skater being suspended from the SSCV without refund.
11. Parents are encouraged to socialize in the Clubroom while skaters are on the ice. Parents should not coach their child at rink side. Parents must not go on the ice during sessions.

REFUND POLICY – No refunds will be given to skaters who leave on their own accord. The only exception considered will be for major medical conditions affecting the skater and confirmed by a physician’s statement. Requests must be in writing and submitted to the Executive’s attention.