GENERAL COVID-19 INFORMATION - PHASE 1
Our Facility Guidelines for operation during the Dane County Phase 1 re-opening are as follows and apply to ALL PARTICIPANTS:
Additional guidelines and restrictions are required depending on the type of group with which you are affiliated. Please refer to specific user group/program guidelines we have posted below. You are required to know the guidelines as they pertain to your group before arriving to the facility.
We are VERY excited to be able to serve our skating community again! Please help us in making sure we keep moving forward by following guidelines and assisting our staff to provide a healthy facility for all.
LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAM
Registration for the Summer 1 Learn-to-skate program will begin on 5/27/20! We will be offering both on-ice and virtual classes, however, all beginner classes (Teddy Bear, all Snowplow levels, Basic 1 and Adult 1) will not be offered at this time based on the recommendations of US Figure Skating.
The following guidelines will need to be followed during the Learn-to-skate session:
The office will remain closed during this time. Please make all inquiries and contacts via email to email@example.com.
Registration MUST BE MADE VIA ONLINE REGISTRATION OR EMAIL. Late, in-person and paper registrations will not be possible.
ONLY EXISTING ACCOUNT HOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO REGISTER. New account creation has been disabled.
Enter the building NO EARLIER than 5 minutes prior to class start time. Anyone arriving after the start of class will not be allowed to attend class.
Make-up classes will not be possible during Summer 1; no credits or refunds for missed classes will be allowed
Rental skates will be laid out for the skaters by instructors prior to the start of class time, if required.
Exit the rink within 5 minutes of class end time
Only one parent/guardian will be allowed in the building per family and we ask that the parent/guardian wait outside of the building while class is in session
If this is not possible, ONE parent/guardian may be in the stands as long as social distancing protocols are followed (6 ft separation)
Skaters are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to wear masks on the ice
Coaches will use a “hands off” approach to teaching for everyone's safety
Skaters may only put skates on in designated areas and must stay within marked areas while maintaining proper social distance.
In the event that classes must be suspended/cancelled for any reason, a credit will be issued for $10 per class that was not able to be held. No refunds will be given for any reason.
We are accepting ice reservation requests for groups that meet the Phase I guidelines we have established.
If you are a hockey group, please be aware that no contact is a requirement by most governing bodies right now so keep that in mind.
Hockey groups will be added to the ice schedule beginning June 1, reservations can be requested for full or half sheet rentals during Phase I.
FIGURE SKATING/CLUB ICE
Club ice will only be available to 1st club members of the Figure Skating Club of Madison. Please visit www.fscmadison.com for more information and to contract ice times in advance.
PUBLIC SKATING/OPEN HOCKEY
There will be NO Public Skating or Open Hockey sessions during Phase I.
OPEN FREESTYLE (FIGURE SKATERS ONLY)
Open Freestyle sessions MAY be added in early June. We anticipate that ADVANCE registration will be required for each individual session and that only CURRENT punch card holders will be allowed to participate. Please refer to our on-line calendar and www.madisoniceinc.com/ofs for updated information.
Please refer to all guidelines communicated via your synchronized skating team. At a minimum these will include: frequent hand washing, temperature checks, maintaining social distancing whenever possible, wearing masks while entering and leaving the building.