Code of Conduct

Skater Responsibility & Assumption of Risk Agreement


Skaters agree to and accept responsibility for all of the following:
  • Maintain reasonable control of your speed, course and direction. Do not skate in groups. Do not stop where you obstruct other skaters.
  • Read and abide by all posted signs and warnings and cooperate with the arena staff.
  • Maintain a proper lookout to avoid other skaters, objects or conditions on the ice surface. Report any hazards to arena staff.
  • Accept responsibility for knowing the range of your ability while on skates; skate within the limits of that ability and as appropriate to the session on which you are skating.
  • Refrain from skating while under the influence of drugs, alcohol or other control impairing substances.
  • Leave the ice surface when resurfacing maintenance is taking place. Keep exits clear and do not sit on the dasher boards. Before entering the rink, look for oncoming skaters.
  • Refrain from taking food or drink onto the rink surface or the surrounding dasher or cap rail. Do not carry children or items while skating.
  • Refrain from acting in a manner that may cause or contribute to injury of yourself or any other person.
  • Refrain from throwing or leaving objects on the rink surface.
  • Refrain from instigating or becoming involved in any type of altercation with any other skater or spectator.
  • Assumption of Risk: 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.
    • Injuries that result from falls.
    • Injuries that involve objects or artificial structures that are properly within the intended path of travel of the skater.

Hockey Code of Conduct & Assumption of Risk Agreement


The ISI Hockey Code of Conduct is a guide for all players, coaches and spectators at ISI endorsed events. The ISI encourages good sportsmanship and fair play and reminds all participants not to act in any way that would embarrass yourself, your family, your team, your organization or your community.

Participants agree to and accept responsibility for all of the following:
  • Read and abide by all posted signs and warnings and cooperate with the arena staff.
  • Players will not engage in vandalism or destruction of property at any time.
  • Locker rooms shall be kept clean and in good condition. Stealing will not be tolerated.
  • Profane language, verbal or physical abuse directed toward any teammate, opponent, official, coach, spectator or arena staff member will not be tolerated.
  • Use of alcohol, drugs or tobacco is not allowed prior to or during a game.
  • Poor sportsmanship by anyone will not be tolerated at any time.
  • Leave the ice surface when resurfacing or maintenance is taking place. Keep clear of all exits and do not sit on or hang over the dasher boards.
  • Refrain from throwing or leaving any objects on the ice surface.
  • Assumption of Risk: Participants are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks of hockey, which include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Injuries resulting from collisions, trips, slips, falls or contact occurring during play.
    • Injuries resulting from pucks, sticks, skates or other equipment used while playing.
    • Injuries occurring from changes in equipment or ice conditions during play.
  • Honor the Game!

Spectator Code of Conduct & Assumption of Risk Agreement


Spectators agree to and accept responsibility for all of the following:
  • Read and abide by all posted signs and warnings and cooperate fully with the arena staff at all times.
  • Maintain a constant lookout for objects or conditions, including flying pucks, which may pose a potential hazard.
  • Refrain from consuming alcohol, drugs or any other control impairing substances while attending arena events.
  • Refrain from throwing objects or spilling substances on the ice surface, surrounding players or officials, boxes or spectator viewing areas.
  • Refrain from using any obscene or vulgar language or gestures.
  • Refrain from abusing, taunting or ridiculing participants, officials or other spectators.
  • Refrain from instigating or becoming involved in any type of altercation with other spectators or event participants.
  • Conduct yourself at all times so as to be a positive role model for
  • those around you.
  • Assumption of Risk: By entering these premises, spectators are deemed to have knowledge of and assume the inherent risks of viewing skating or hockey activities including, but not limited to, the following:
    • Injuries that result from flying pucks or other hazards.
    • Injuries that result from trips and falls.
    • Injuries that result from objects or artificial structures that are properly placed in the path or vicinity of the spectator.
  • Honor the Game!