Updated Schedule Starting December 2nd

Modified Schedule and Rules starting December 2nd, 2020

Due to the change in requirements that were implemented by the city of Hamilton at the end of November each skater will have one session per week of ice time. To promote safety and limit the number of mats that are used, the groups are divided into generally older skaters on Wednesday and generally younger skaters on Thursday. Skating families received an email with their ice time allocation on December 2nd. Please contact the club via email if you have not received your allocation. There ha been a change to Wednesday skating since last week, Thursday schedule has not changed. An updated schedule is indicated below.

Rules

  • 10 people may be in the arena at a time (8 skaters, 1 on ice coach, 1 off ice emergency contact)
  • The 1 off ice adult that is allowed in the building will change weekly to allow those interested to participate. They will be responsible for assisting the coach in the case of an on-ice emergency. Dress warm as you are required to be located on the players bench at ice level.
  • PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED BEYOND THE BUILDING ENTRANCE
    • Skaters should enter with all equipment on that requires parental assistance.
    • Young skaters that can not tie their own skates should enter with their skates on and will be directed down the ramp by facility officials.
    • DO NOT WALK ON THE STAIRS WITH SKATES ON.
  • To assist with Mats, Parents must walk around the outside of the building to the back doors.
  • Masks are required by all people inside the building.
  • Hands must be sanitized when entering the building as well as before and after handling mats.

Cohort/Group 1 (Older Skaters) – Chedoke Arena

  • Session 1 – Wednesday: 4:00-5:15pm – Starting Dec 2, 2020
  • Session 2 – Wednesday: 5:45-7:00pm – Starting Dec 2, 2020

Cohort/Group 2 (Younger Skaters) – Chedoke Arena

  • Session 1 – Thursday:   4:30-5:30pm – Starting Nov 26, 2020
  • Session 2 – Thursday: 6:00-7:00pm – Starting Nov 26, 2020

F.H. Sherman Arena – Closed

Health Screening Form – due at 3pm

All skaters are required to complete the online health screening form before 3pm on the day they will be skating. Access the form using the link below.

HEALTH SCREENING FORM – to complete by 3pm for each skater.

This health screening information is a requirement of the arena operators as well as Ontario Speed Skating. Our club volunteers are working tirelessly to ensure a safe experience for skaters and your completion of the form is an integral part in allowing a safe, contactless, traceable check-in for skaters. Please do you part to keep skating safe for all of us by filling in the form for each session as soon as you are able to able to assess the skaters state of health.

Start of the Season

Start of the Season is here!

Modified Schedule for September 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic arenas across the province has approved the opening of arenas that have implemented revised policies and cleaning procedures.  These changes have impacted the available ice times for all ice user groups.  Our club will be offering the following revised schedule as of September 2020.

Register Now – Registration forms will be available shortly.

Chedoke Arena

  • Wednesday – 4:00-5:00pm and 5:30-6:30pm – Starting September 30, 2020
  • Thursday – 4:00-5:00pm and 5:30-6:30pm – Starting October 1, 2020

F.H. Sherman Arena – Closed

The club is continuing to work with officials to facilitate a return to skating for for the 2020/2021 season.  Please be patient as we coordinate a fun and safe schedule for our skaters.

New for 2020-2021

The club has implemented a new Covid policy to comply with the requirements of OSSA and the province.  HSSC/GHSSC policies and requirements for the skating season are available here or through the link at the top of the page. 

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