Sertich Ice Center Rules of Conduct

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Please follow the rules and code of conduct stated below. Sertich staff has the authority to enforce the rules and may limit some types of activity to ensure safety.

  • Skate at your own risk. The City of Colorado Springs is not responsible for accidents.
  • The City of Colorado Springs recommends that you wear a helmet for your own protection.
  • Be courteous and respect other skaters.
  • Maintain a safe speed. Skating in a manner that endangers or interferes with another skaters’ safety is prohibited.
  • Rough play, excessive speeding, weaving through other skaters and games such as tag or keep away are prohibited.
  • Throwing snowballs or any other object and kicking holes in the ice is prohibited.
  • Follow the flow of traffic.
  • Skaters understand the assumption of risk agreement; by engaging in skating, skaters are deemed to have knowledge of, and assume the inherent risks of skating, which include but are not limited to the following:
    • Injuries that result from collisions or contact with other skaters or other individuals who are on the skating surface.
    • Injuries that result from falls.
    • Injuries that involve objects or artificial structures that are properly within the intended path of travel of the skater.
  • Skaters are responsible for knowing the range of their ability while on skates, and for skating safely within the limits of their ability.
  • All figure skating, dancing, jumps, and/or spins are restricted to figure skating sessions and may not be executed during public skate sessions.
  • Skates or ice cleats are required when on the ice.
  • No food or beverages are permitted on the ice.
  • Skaters are not permitted to carry children or secondary items such as cameras, purses, cell phones, firearms, etc., while on the ice.
  • Do not stand still on the ice. Please keep moving.
  • Bobby the Seal®
    • No free spinning, releasing, or launching users on Bobby the Seal®
    • No trains with Bobby the Seal®
    • No kicking, flipping or crashing Bobby the Seal®
  • Training equipment for figure skating, hockey or speedskating such as hockey sticks, pucks or harnesses are not  allowed on the ice during public skate sessions.
  • The center of the ice is coned off and reserved for coaches in private lessons. Do not skate through the coned off area.
  • Get to your feet quickly when you fall.
  • In the event of an injury, please notify Sertich staff immediately.
  • Leave the ice during ice maintenance.
  • Children must be supervised at all times while in the facility.
  • Be aware of all exits. In case of emergency use the nearest exit.
  • Skaters and spectators are responsible for damage and repair costs associated with reckless or negligent use of equipment and/or the facility.
  • The use of abusive, threatening, dangerous, criminal or violent behavior and foul or abusive language is not permitted anywhere in the facility.
  • Violations of rink policies including violence, abuse, or harassment; the use of alcohol or drugs; and/or the destruction of public property will result in immediate suspension and possible permanent suspension from the facility.
  • Lock all personal belongings in lockers. The City of Colorado Springs is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Rules and Code of Conduct are not comprehensive, and staff may enforce additional rules at their discretion.