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Speed Skating

Phoenix Speed Skating Club

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Phoenix Speed Skating Club

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Speed Skating Rules & Requirements


Ice speed skates, helmet (hockey, bike, inline and skateboarding acceptable), gloves and skating gear/apparel that has long sleeves and long pants so that there is no exposed skin.  

Neck guard, eye protection, knee, shin and elbow pads.


1.    Skating direction is counter-clockwise.
2.    Skaters should skate under control at all times. Keep a safe speed taking into consideration ice conditions, padding and crowd.
3.    Faster skaters shall overtake slower skaters on the OUTSIDE.
4.    Slower skaters, skaters resting shall skate on the INSIDE of the track.
5.    Skaters shall only rest in the middle of the center ice face-off circle. No resting permitted on outside boards.
6.    Skaters shall minimize crossing the track to enter and exit the ice surface and will wait until track is safe.
7.    Skaters must follow all directions by rink staff, including but not limited to, stopping for instruction, races, rest breaks or to allow a fellow skater to recover from a fall.
8.    Pads may or may not be provided in specific areas of the track. Skaters shall adjust their speed accordingly to remain safe for conditions.
9.    All ice surface access doors must remain closed at all times during the session.

Speed Skating is intended as a track sport and not a physical contact sport.  Any intentionally aggressive behavior on the ice may result in lost ice privileges without refund. The Ice Den Chandler reserves the right to revoke participation and registration privileges for any future Ice Den programs as the result of unacceptable conduct.