The following rules and requirements govern registration and on-ice programs:
Defined as full participation in a USC program on a given day of the week. This does not include participation in SynchroSkate or Synchronized Skating Teams, or Open Ice.
Member in Good Standing, as defined by Bylaw 1.4, shall have paid their Club fees, including registration fees, and any applicable test and open ice fees.
Skater will only be permitted to participate in a program if they are a Member in Good Standing.
Minimum and maximum enrolments may apply to all programs/sessions and prices/session times may be changed as deemed necessary by the Board.
All skaters must be registered with Skate Canada for the current skating year. The annual membership fee is $40.00. This fee must be paid at the time of registration. Membership year is from September 1 to August 31. The fee is set by the National Level of Skate Canada and is only paid once per year per skater, regardless of how many sessions he/she is registered in. This fee is non-refundable and cannot be pro-rated at any time, and includes insurance coverage along with access to all Skate Canada programs.
For fall/winter session any cancellations up to, and including, October 12, 2019, will be prorated by the number of sessions used to date, plus a $25 administration fee will be charged. The Skate Canada registration fee may also be deducted if registration for the current year has been processed.
Fall/Winter: After October 12, 2019, no refunds will be issued without a medical certificate.
Spring : After April 4, 2020, no refunds will be issued without a medical certificate.
Five Star Session withdrawal and refunds:
There will not be any refunds issued after July1st, 2019 for weeks enrolled for Five Star summer skate. The only exception to this will be when a medical certificate is issued for the enrolled skater. A $25 administration fee will be charged for any changes or cancellations after enrollment (up to July 1st). Skate Canada fees may be deducted (non skate Canada members only).
Summer: After July 1st, no refunds will be issued without a medical Certificate.
Skaters under the age of 12 MUST have a Parent or Guardian in the arena at all times during sessions.
There are no make-up classes for classes missed for any reason with the exception where the Club is required to cancel program sessions.
Skater shall be registered in at least one (1) current session to be eligible to test any Skate Canada test and shall pay the applicable Skate Canada test
A skater wanting to test who is not registered with USC as an Active Skater (see Bylaw 1.7) shall pay an additional administration fee.
The Unionville Skating Club reserves the right to restrict skaters from skating on sessions where safety and ice flow are compromised due to lack of speed, skills, and ice awareness, regardless of session criteria.
In accordance with Skate Canada, helmets must be worn by all skaters who have not passed CanSkate level 5. Please see the Skate Canada helmet policy for more information.
Skater shall be registered for a minimum of one (1) USC Winter sessions from September to April to be eligible for the Grand Prix Challenge.
USC skaters on junior level teams shall be registered in at least one (1) additional USC Winter session. Additional requirements may be required by individual teams – please confirm with coach(es).
Out-of-Club members shall be registered for a minimum of a 1-day session at a Skate Canada sanctioned skating club.
Current Skate Canada Members at the Intro-star level or above may skate as guests a maximum of 6 sessions per year, at a cost of $25 per session. USC
Alumni (Sr. or Adv. qualifications) who are current Skate Canada Members and have moved out of town for work or to attend post-secondary school may skate a maximum of 6 sessions per year at a reduced rate of $20 per session. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. USC reserves the right to limit
access to sessions to maintain safety.