Flin Flon Skating Club - Skater's Code of Conduct
Club members will always show respect for themselves, other Skate Canada members, and the Club by behaving in a fashion that shows discipline, good sportsmanship, and a positive attitude.
Skating is an individual sport, but the experience and one's performance can be greatly enhanced if a skater is also a participating member of a Club or a team. Each skater should commit themselves to being a supportive team member. If everyone supports each other, each skater will not only enjoy the experience more, but they will perform at a higher level. Each skater shall demonstrate behaviours that promote teambuilding. A good team person:
- Works hard
- Sets a good example
- Does their best
- Supports & encourages
- Is always positive
- Talks positively to and about teammates
- Gives respect
- Is responsible
- Is reliable
- Listens to the Coach
- Plays fair
Proper dress codes must be followed for practices, exhibitions and competition and Test Day.
If a skater has a total of two unexplained lesson absences or four late arrivals to practice, a phone call will be placed to the parents.
Skaters shall respect curfews set by the coach regarding Test Day & competition.
Skaters shall abide by the following rink and ice rules:
- Close doors
- No littering in rink
- Lock dressing room
- No eating in dressing rooms
- Ask to leave the ice
- No cell phones on ice or in the players boxes during sessions
- No friends on ice, in the players boxes, dressing rooms or music room/Club office
- No video, or pictures, in dressing rooms
- Close rink gates
- No chewing gum
- No eating food on the ice
- Stay clear of solo skater
- Keep your eyes open
- No fooling around
Consumption of alcohol or use of non-medical drugs or smoking during practice, exhibitions or competition will be grounds for dismissal as a skater.