Code of Conduct

CTSC Code of Conduct

Central Toronto Skating Club Code of Conduct This Club Code of Conduct applies to all Central Toronto Skating Club skaters, Board of Directors, coaches, parents and guardians while on the premises of Moss Park Arena and Mattamy Athletic Centre.

Please read and familiarize yourself with these rules as well as the Skate Canada Club Code of Ethics, Professional Coaches’ Code of Ethics, Parent Code of Conduct and Skate Canada Position on Bullying.

Off-Ice Rules

  1. The Board of Directors and coaching staff are responsible for the safe and orderly operation of the Central Toronto Skating Club and its programs. Any instruction given by the Board of Directors or coaches should be promptly and courteously followed.
  2. Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.
  3. Bullying¹ in any form will not be tolerated.
  4. Coaches, parents and arena staff should report any unsafe or inappropriate action by any club member to the attention of the Board of Directors.
  5. All complaints or disputes by, or on behalf of, a member shall be made in writing to the Board of Directors. Board members should not be sought out individually at the arena, homes or places of business to register a complaint.

¹Please see Skate Canada’s definition in the Position Statement on Bullying.

On-Ice Rules

  1. CSA approved helmets are mandatory for all skaters registered for PreCanSkate, CanSkate and CanAdult programs.
  2. To ensure safety and prevent accidents, all skaters must be aware of what is going on around them when on the ice.
  3. Coaches are not to be interrupted while giving a lesson, unless there is a safety issue.
  4. Pushing, tripping, horseplay or interfering with another skater is not permitted on the ice or elsewhere in the arena.
  5. Kicking the ice, kicking the boards, shouting, foul language or arguing with other skaters or coaches will not be tolerated.
  6. A skater performing a pattern dance with a partner or skating a freeskate program to music has the right of way.
  7. A skater in a private lesson has the right of way, unless there is a skater performing a pattern dance with a partner or freeskate program to music.
  8. All skaters are responsible for keeping the boards clean. Please remove all belongings from the boards before exiting the ice surface.
  9. StarSkaters are responsible for filling any holes made during their session before exiting the ice.
  10. Skaters shall treat all CDs and music equipment with respect and care. If a StarSkater interrupts a piece of music to play dance or freeskate music, they must ensure the music that was previously playing is placed back on the sound system.
  11. Coaches must ensure their skaters know and follow these on‐ice rules.
  12. Any skater in breach of these rules will be asked to leave the ice by a coach or board member. Repeated violations of the Club Code of Conduct may result in additional sanctions by the Board of Directors.