Terms and Conditions/Club Policies

Delta Skating Club (DSC) Policies-

Payment and Fees
Payment is accepted via cheque, Visa/Mastercard, or Paypal (in Canadian Funds). Payment via cash (in Canadian Funds) accepted only upon special arrangement with the Club Administrator and a second Board member, preferably the Treasurer.

Cash payments must be witnessed by two Board members, preferably the Club Administrator and Treasurer. A written receipt, with the signatures of the two members, must be provided at the time of the transaction to the payee. A copy of the receipt is to remain with the club as proof of payment.

For cash or cheque payments the invoice number of the completed Uplifter registration must be included.

Cheques are to be made payable to Delta Skating Club and may be submitted to the Club Administrator directly or mailed to:
Delta Skating Club
5010 48th Avenue
PO Box 227
Delta, B.C.
V4K 3N7

NSF cheques/Declined Credit card payments will be subject to a $25 fee and ice privileges may be suspended until the issue is resolved.

Payments are due as scheduled. Any missed or outstanding payments will result in the suspension of ice time and inability to register in further sessions until the issue is resolved. Outstanding accounts will also be charged an administration fee of $50 per season.

Delta Skating Club offers ON GOING registration. If a session has started and there is still room available, fees will be pro-rated for the classes missed.

Upon completion of payment a receipt will be sent via email. All transaction history and Tax Credit receipts are available on Uplifter in “My Order History”. Tax receipts are issued in the name of the person who made the payment for each participant enrolled in Delta Skating programs.

Financial Assistance
At Delta Skating Club we understand financial circumstances that can impact participation in sports. We do our best to work with families to remove as many barriers as possible.

Financial assistance is available through Kidsport (www.kidsportcanada.ca) or Jumpstart (http://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca).

In the event that a skater is not eligible for Kidsport and/or Jumpstart the Club Administrator, President and Treasurer, in collaboration, may approve payment plans.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

PreCanskate, Canskate, Powerskating, Junior Development, and Synchronized Skating: No refunds will be issued after the third scheduled session unless in the case of medical circumstances. In cases of medical circumstances a skater must have missed a minimum of 5 consecutive scheduled lessons.

StarSkate (on ice and off ice): No refunds will be issued after the first scheduled session unless in the case of medical circumstances. In cases of medical circumstances a skater must have missed a minimum of 20 consecutive scheduled lessons

Medical circumstances refunds will be provided in the form of a non-transferable credit for prolonged and sustained medical issues such as fractures, concussions or serious illness. A Medical Certificate must accompany a written request for refund. All refunds will be pro-rated from the date of the medical documentation.

The Skate Canada fee and Fundraising fee are NON-Refundable after the first class.
The Delta Skating Club is not responsible for cancellation of classes due to unavailable ice, severe weather or other circumstances beyond the control of the club.

There are no makeup sessions for missed classes.

24 hours’ notice to the coach for cancellation of private, semi-private or small group lessons is required; unless in the event of an emergency (e.g. car accident, appendicitis, etc.). Failure to provide sufficient notice will result in a lesson fee charge.

Skate Canada Membership Fee (Skate Canada)
When registering in a skating program at our club, skaters are required to also become a member of Skate Canada. This annual fee is valid from Sept 1st to August 31st. The fee is required to be paid pay it once during the year, regardless of number of registered sessions. The fee includes insurance coverage, along with access to all Skate Canada programs. This fee is submitted by the club to Skate Canada in Ottawa. This fee is a non-refundable fee after the first class. For more information about Skate Canada, visit www.skatecanada.ca

Fundraising Fee
$40/Family –  2021-2022 Fall/Winter registration

Delta Skating Club is a non profit club and to operate and keep fees as low as possible the club does a number of fundraisers throughout the year.  One fundraiser that the club participates in is the 50/50 for a Vancouver Giants Hockey Game and as part of the fundraising fee each family will receive 2 tickets to that game.

Volunteering and Volunteer Fee
All parents are encouraged to volunteer.

 

Privacy Policy

The Delta Skating Club is committed to protecting the privacy of all member personal information. Any information given to us will be held with extreme care and will not be used in a way that has not been consented to.

The club does not sell or distribute any personal information with any other organization, user group, or third party other than Skate Canada.

The club web site does not automatically gather any specific personal information, such as name, phone number or email address. We only obtain this type of information if supplied by the member via e-mail or by registering in the members’ only registration portion of the site.

Information collected during registration must be used to register skaters with Skate Canada, our Sport Governing Body.

Transactions made to the Delta Skating Club are for skating services rendered by the club. Delivery of these services is outlined on our website and subject to the session, dates, times and location indicated on your application. We do not export any goods or services.

Program Delivery
All programs will be delivered as set forth within Skate Canada program guides and RuleBook.

All programs will take place at the location indicated in the program registration.

Delta Skating Club requires each Program Coordinator for CanSkate, StarSkate, CanPowerSkate, Synchronized skating program to hold a parent/skater information session at least once per season. The club will make available Skater and Parent Handbooks.

For further information regarding Skate Canada program guide visit: https://info.skatecanada.ca/index.php/en-ca/guides.html

For further information regarding Skate Canada RuleBook visit:
https://info.skatecanada.ca/index.php/en-ca/rules-of-sport.html

Additional to the general terms and conditions, members will be required to accept the Delta Skating Club policies as required by each particular program during the registration process.

Buy On Fees
Skaters may buy-on sessions that they are not registered in for providing they have a current Skate Canada membership, and BC/YK insurance. Proof of registration is required.
Note: Buy ons will not be permitted where the session is full*
Out of club skaters must have the approval of the Program Director to qualify for buy ons for sessions.
Uplifter registration via the Delta Skating Club website must be completed for Buy on sessions

Coaches

Coaches not under contract will not be given access to Delta Skating Club sessions.

Disciplinary Policy (Skate Canada)

A Member’s membership may be suspended in accordance with Skate Canada’s policies and procedures relating to the discipline of Members.

A Registrant may be suspended or expelled from Skate Canada in accordance with Skate Canada’s policies and procedures relating to the discipline of Registrants.

In order to maintain skater membership with the Club, Skaters must be registered in a minimum of ONE session per week for the duration of the fall/winter/spring season.

Registration occurs on a first come, first served basis.  Once a session has reached capacity no further registrations will be permitted for that session.

In order to compete at regional, sectional or national level, a skaters primary coach must be under contract with Delta Skating Club at the time of the competition.

All skaters must register online through the Delta Skating Club website using the online registration system:  Uplifter, which is the preferred skating club management system and online registration system by Skate Canada