JoCo CLUB ICE

Principal Rink: Kansas City Ice Center


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CLUB ICE
Club Ice is designated as ice time for Kansas City FSC / Silver Blades FSC members and skaters of other clubs who have joined KCFSC/SBFSC as associates/non-home club members. This reserved time gives skaters the opportunity to practice their skills during the week. Members can purchase contracts for club ice time for each session, purchase a punchcard, or pay as a walk-on. Skaters who have passed Learn to Skate USA Pre-Free Skate or higher are welcome to participate in the JoCo Club Ice sessions. A coach cannot override this level requirement.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

jcclubice1@gmail.com

 

GUESTS

Out-of-town skaters who are U.S. Figure Skating members and Pre-Free Skate or higher may walk on as a guest one day during the club ice season (can skate both sessions that day). Out-of-town skaters who are going to be in the area for an extended stay and wish to use JoCo Club Ice for more than one day will need to contact a member of the Board of Directors to make arrangements during your visit. All guests must register and sign a release of liability form prior to skating on club ice. 

Guest coaches must show proof of U.S. Figure Skating Compliance, sign-in with the ice monitor, and pay a walk-on coaching fee of $5 per session.

 

SKATING SEASON / SCHEDULE
The JoCo Club Ice 2020-2021 skating season will run from Friday, October 16, 2020 - Friday, May 14, 2021.

 

There will be NO club ice on the following days:*  

  • Friday – November 27, 2020 (Thanksgiving)

  • Friday/Monday – December 21, & 25, 2020 (Christmas)

  • Friday/Monday – December 28, 2020 and January 1, 2021 (New Year’s)

  • Friday – February 5, 2021

  • Friday – February 12, 2021

  • Friday – March 26, 2021 (Skate KC)

  • Friday – April 30, 2021

* KCIC may add one additional Friday/Saturday Weekend Outage during the 2020-2021 season. If additional outage is utilized, the dates would be announced in advanced and the value of the session(s) impacted would be refunded to the contracted skaters.

 

Any weather related cancellations will follow KCIC Rink’s status. In the event of inclement weather please verify with the rink – if KCIC remains open, club ice sessions will be held; if KCIC decides to close the facility, club ice sessions will be cancelled. Please note that the Club Ice Committee reserves the right to pre-empt any session upon reasonable notice for special events.


 

 

Monday

(27 sessions)

Friday

(23 sessions)

SCHEDULE 4:10pm - 5:10pm  4:10pm - 5:10pm 

 

 

FEES

 Session

 Contract

(per session)

Pre-Paid Card

(15 sessions)

Walk-On

 (per session)

1 hour freestyle  $16

$19**

(1 punch) 

$22***
PAYMENT SCHEDULE (3 PAYMENTS)
1st Payment

Payment must be included with contract    

2nd Payment  1/4/21   Payment will be considered late if received after Jan. 31 
3rd Payment 3/1/21 Payment will be considered late if received after Mar.  31

 


** Pre-Paid cards may be purchased for $285 (15 sessions @ $19 each).

 

*** Walk-on spots are limited to the space available and allowed on a first-come, first-serve basis. No-show contracted spaces can be given to walk-on skaters 5 minutes into the session.

 

FEES & PAYMENTS
Contract ice fees are outlined above. Please read the entire contract for full details. JoCo Club Ice does not prorate ice fees for skating only a portion of a scheduled session. Payments may be made to the ice monitors in the form of cash or check (payable to JoCo Club Ice) only. There is a $30 fee for any late or returned payments. 

 

CONTRACTS & WALK-ONS
A skater may contract specific session(s) and/or may purchase walk-on sessions.  A maximum of 26 skaters will be allowed on a session.  In the event that a session becomes full, skaters that have contract ice will have first priority.  Walk-on skaters will then be allowed on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If a session is full, then a walk-on skater may take the place of an absent contract skater 5 minutes after the start of the session.  Each skater needs to check-in with the ice monitor upon arrival.  If a skater does not check-in with the ice monitor, the ice monitor is not responsible for the availability of ice for that skater. 

  

CONTRACT ICE BILLING SCHEDULE AND PAYMENT POLICIES

All contracts must be submitted with the 1st scheduled payment in order to be accepted.  Subsequent payments are due as follows based on the payment plan selected:

  •  Lump Sum Payment Plan - Total contract amount is due with Contract Submission – no further payments are due.
  •  3-Payment Plan - The first quarterly installment will be due with Contract Submission and subsequent installments will be due on the 1st of November, January, and March, for a total of 4 payments.

Courtesy reminders will be emailed on or about each payment due date as listed above.  Payments not received within thirty (30) days of their due date will be assessed a $30.00 late fee which must be paid in addition to the original amount due in order to bring the account current.  At that time the skater(s) will be considered “not in good standing” and will not be allowed to test, compete, or utilize club ice sessions until the account is brought current.

 

A $30.00 fee will be charged on all returned checks and the subsequent payment made to replace the returned check must be in the form or cash or money order.  Non-payment of a contract bill may result in the total amount due being sent to an agency for collection.

 

Rules for Skaters/Parents/Coaches

All members are expected to follow proper skating etiquette.  The rules set forth herein are for the safety of skaters and coaches, so they should be taken seriously.  Current club rules are as follows:

  • All members must be courteous and respectful, both on and off the ice, of property and others.  Disrespectful behavior, including but not limited to foul language and/or kicking of the ice or boards, will not be tolerated on club ice sessions. 
  • All skaters and professionals must strive to avoid on-ice collisions.  Skaters must be careful around those at a higher or lower skating level.
  • The skater whose music is playing has the right-of-way.  This skater must be wearing a sash provided by the skater.  Only the skater whose music is playing and is wearing a sash will be given the right-of-way. Other skaters and coaches must yield to the skater wearing the sash.
  • Skaters in lessons have right-of-way priority immediately below the priority given to the any skater wearing his or her sash.
  • Skaters and coaches should not linger in any of the four Lutz corners and should move out of the area as soon as possible.  Spins should be practiced in the middle area of the rink.
  • Skaters who wish to hold extended conversations need to sit on the bench or step off the ice.
  • Observers must watch from the bleachers and are not allowed to stand by the boards.
  • The only individuals that are allowed in the hockey boxes during a club session are contracted skaters, ice monitors, officials, and coaches.
  • Skaters must not wear any electronic devices including phones as they may prevent skaters from being fully aware of others who may have priority. Only coaches may use portable devices for music on the ice.
  • Coaches are limited to two skaters per lesson with the exception of skaters preparing for group numbers for a show.
  • Props must not endanger any skaters on the ice. They may be used, but may not touch the ice.

COVID-19 Prevention Practices

There are a number of new safety measures based on the guidance of health officials including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and appropriate state, regional, and local government agencies. In addition, JOCO Club Ice will follow any additional guidelines required by KCIC. The safety and wellbeing of the skaters, coaches, families, and KCIC partners are our top priorities and guide our decisions. Any guidelines, rules, or restrictions can be modified at any time to meet new requirements.

 

1)   The skater whose music is playing has the right-of-way.  This skater must be wearing a sash provided by the skater.  Only one skater can skate while wearing a sash. Other skaters and coaches must yield to the skater wearing the sash.

2)   Due to the number of skaters and coaches on the ice during Club Ice sessions, all skaters, coaches, music monitors, and ice monitors are required to wear a mask while participating during Club Ice sessions.

3)   Reduce physical closeness and keep 6 feet apart when possible. Avoid congregating at the boards.

4)   Wash hands before and after skating.

5)   Every effort will be made to have a Music Monitor for club ice sessions especially during busy periods prior to competitions and shows.  However, in the absence of a session Music Monitor both skaters and coaches must be respectful of each other and support maintaining the below process to the best of their ability.

 

Club Ice reminds skaters and coaches that high contact touch points are any of the electronic equipment used for playing music and it is recommended to sanitizer hands after use.

  

The above rules are subject to change as determined by the KCFSC/SBFSC Club Ice Committee and notice of any such change will be provided.

 

MUSIC GUIDELINES

  • Any skater may have his or her music played during a club ice session. Music can be played from a CD or on a cell phone provided the phone is unlocked, the music is cued up, and the skater provides an appropriate phone jack.
  • Skaters should submit their CDs or phone to the announcer’s box at the beginning of a session and CDs/phones will be played in the order submitted with the following exception:
    • Coaches may “bump” a skater’s music to the top of the order if that skater is in a lesson. 
    • Coaches may “bump” only once during a given lesson.
    • There will be one skater request played between each coach requested “bump”.
    • A piece of music may only be restarted due to technical difficulty. After a skater’s music is played, it will be placed at the end of the line where it may be played again after all requested music has been played at least once and the rotation begins again – time permitting.
    • Skaters with two programs will have the second program played with the same priority as if requesting the first program a second time – played as time allows after all other submitted music has been played one time.

Every effort will be made to have a Music Monitor for club ice sessions especially during busy periods prior to competitions and shows. However, in the absence of a session Music Monitor both skaters and coaches must be respectful of each other and support maintaining the above process to the best of their ability.