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Yellowknife Skating Club Policies

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Learn to Skate Programs (Pre Canskate & Canskate) & Junior Academy – Payment & Refunds

All transactions will be completed in Canadian dollars (CAD).

  • Skate Canada & Admin Fees - A non-refundable $43.65 Skate Canada Fee (per year) and non-refundable administration fee of $35 are included in your registration fee.
  • Refunds will not be processed without written request to the Club. Withdrawals within the first 30 days will receive a full refund on general program fees. There are no refunds for any sessions that run less than 30 days (Generally Fall and Spring).
  • No Withdrawal Refunds will be given after 2 months of programs has passed. If there is a change in groups/sessions by the Club, related fees will be adjusted accordingly.
  • Exceptions may be made in case of injury that requires 6 weeks absence (ie. Broken leg ect.). Doctor’s note must be provided.\
  • All skaters will have a $90 Chocolate Almond fee added to their registration.
  • A volunteer deposit cheque in the amount of $100 for Jumpstart skaters, parents are asked to volunteer 5 hours
  • There will be an additional $40 charge on any NSF or declined payments.

We accept the following payment methods:
Visa, Mastercard 
Visa debit
KidSport funding



StarSkate – Star 1-4 & Star 5+ – Payment & Refunds

All transactions will be completed in Canadian dollars

  • The Skating Season runs until the start of March Break and includes all fall and winter ice. Note that All breaks and schedule changes have been considered when calculating monthly fees.
  • Skate Canada & Admin Fees - A non-refundable $43.65 Skate Canada Fee (per year) and an Administration Fee of $90.  Administration fees include simulations, office fitness and office jump class.
  • There shall be no refunds in the event that skating sessions are cancelled due to mechanical failure or club activities. 
  • No make-up sessions are offered due to absences. Hourly skaters whose regular ice time has been cancelled may make up for their cancelled session by skating a different session in the same week. Contact your coach to arrange your make-up session. 
  • In order to ensure a positive and successful skating experience, please adhere to our Club Guidelines and the Parent Code of Conduct posted on our website. 
  • Refund Policy: account adjustments will be considered for serious medical circumstances substantiated by a medical certificate. A $50.00 administration fee will be withheld. All other requests for refunds (ie – retired skater, club transfer, etc.) will be subject to a cancellation penalty of two months’ ice fees. Requests must be received in writing. Music playing commitments must still be honored, and volunteer commitment charges will be applied in the case of nonparticipation. 
  • The YK Skating Club pays for coaches' expenses (transportation, meals, accommodation, etc.) for selected competitions. This season the club will pay expenses for Calgary Open and Territorials
  • Registration deadline is August 23, 2022.   Package skaters who do not submit their online registration and Hourly Skaters  their Session Request Form prior to the deadline will have a $100 late fee applied to their account.
  • All skaters will have a $90 Chocolate Almond fee added to their registration.  
  • A volunteer deposit cheque in the amount of $200 for All Star Skaters, parents are asked to volunteer 10 hours, 
  • Music playing policy where if you do not play 1 music session for each day you child skates your account will be charged $50 for each session you do not play music.  Please see the music policy for full details.
  • There will be an additional $40 charge on any NSF or declined payments.

We accept the following payment methods:
Visa, Mastercard 
Visa Debit
SDF - for eligible expenses
PA Fund
KidSport Funding


Skate Canada & YKSC Position on Bullying

Statement on Bullying
Bullying Prevention in Sports

YKSC Music Playing, Club Rules & By-Laws and Constitutions

Music Playing - StarSkate - Junior, Intermediate, Senior Programs Only
Club Rules (includes Ice Rules for StarSkate Programs)
YKSC Bylaws and Constitution:  YKSC Bylaws and Const Amended Sept 2013 v2 2 (2).pdf

Skate Canada Codes

Coaches Code of Ethics
Club Code of Ethics
Parents Code of Conduct
Skater Code of Conduct - refer to Club Rules (above)

Ice Conduct

Only registered skaters, coaches, program assistants and board members are permitted on the ice surface during sessions.

Parents or other adults are not permitted to enter the ice during programs.  This does not include designated family skate times.

Parents should address questions or issues during active sessions to YKSC Board Members. Coaches should not be interrupted while on ice providing lessons.

All StarSkate skaters agree to read and follow the YKSC Code of Conduct which includes the Ice Rules for these sessions.

All Learn to Skate Skaters (including Junior Academy) must wear a CSA approved hockey helmet (Stages 5 and lower) at all times while on the ice.

Helmet Policy

All Pre-Canskate and Canskate skaters must wear a CSA approved Hockey Helmet.  Junior Academy Skaters Stage 5 and lower must also wear a CSA approved Hockey Helmet

Privacy Policy

The Yellowknife Skating Club is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you may provide when visiting the Yellowknife Skating Club web site. Any further use of the personal information you give us will be in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents (PIPED) Act. The Yellowknife Skating Club’s Web site does not automatically gather any specific personal information from you, such as your name, phone number or e-mail address. We only obtain this type of information if you supply it by sending us an e-mail or registering in the Members Only portion of the site. All information voluntarily sent to the Yellowknife Skating Club web site, by e-mail, feedback form or other means becomes the property of the d Yellowknife Skating Club. The Yellowknife Skating Club does not sell or distribute any personal information.
The Yellowknife Skating Club gathers information concerning the use of its Web site content through "traffic data" captured in standard web logs and through feedback. This information is compiled about visitors as a whole and does not single out or identify specific individuals. This is for purposes of statistical analysis to improve the content and services we offer and is disclosed to third parties only in aggregate form. Information collected may include:

  • Your IP address
  • The name of your Internet Service Provider
  • Web browser information
  • Date and time of visit
  • Pages accessed at Skate Canada's Web site

Terms & Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern the Yellowknife Skating Club’s relationship with you in relation to this website.
The term ‘Yellowknife Skating Club’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Yellowknife, NT. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).



Website Disclaimer
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by the Yellowknife Skating Club and, while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
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