Club Ice

FFSC Holiday Exhibition 2017

Our home ice is Jay Lively Ice Arena. Unlike at most rinks, FFSC runs the freestyle sessions. We rent ice from the city-owned rink for use by our members and members of other USFSA clubs. Our sessions are reserved for freestyle, ice dance, pairs skating, private lessons, public exhibitions, shows, test sessions, and competitions.

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Club Ice During the Phase 3 Re-Opening of Jay Lively Ice Area, 2020-2021

Club ice must be reserved and purchased by 9 pm the day before the session via the Contract Ice tab on the FFSC Online Membership System. Same-day walk-ins are not allowed. There is a discount for buying multiple sessions. Ice payments are subject to the club's Financial Policy.

Sessions are limited to 25 skaters, not including coaches. One parent or spectator is allowed per skater, up to a maximum of 50 people in the building. See Ice Rules below for the complete city and club requirements for skating our sessions under the COVID protocol.

FFSC sessions and special events are open only to figure skaters who are members of FFSC or a USFSA member club. Members of other USFSA clubs are welcome but must sign a waiver (once per season) and buy ice time on the club's Online Membership System. Members of other USFSA clubs can create a guest account.

Club Ice is Subject to Change

The table below shows our normal times- it is NOT updated for temporary changes.

Club ice may be canceled or rescheduled because of technical problems or an event, and additional FFSC sessions may be scheduled before upcoming test sessions and regional competitions. Check the Home page and the club calendar for updates and changes. The current ice contract on our online membership site also shows any ice times changes. And we notify all members of changes via email.

Club Ice Starting August 2, 2021

Day Start Time End Time Length Cost Notes
Sunday 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 60 minutes $10.00 All levels
Sunday 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 60 minutes $10.00 All levels
Sunday 4:00 pm 4:45 pm 45 minutes $7.50 All levels
Monday 6:00 am 7:00 am 60 minutes $10.00 All levels
Monday 3:15 pm 4:15 pm 60 minutes $10.00 All levels
Wednesday 3:15 pm 4:15 pm 60 minutes $10.00 All levels
Wednesday 4:15 pm 5:15 pm 60 minutes $10.00 All levels
Friday 2:45 pm 4:00 pm 75 minutes $12.50 All levels
Friday 4:00 pm 5:15 pm 75 minutes $12.50 All levels

Specialty Classes

FFSC coaches occasionally hold specialty on-ice classes such as power stroking, choreography, and more. These are normally held on Sundays from 4:15 to 4:45 pm, though classes may be as short as 15 minutes and as long as 45 minutes. Classes will be announced via our website and by email to members. Costs are- 15-minute $5, 30-minute $10, and 45-minute $15. Payments for specialty classes may be made online via the FFSC Membership System. Select the Contract Ice tab. You can also pay by check in the club drop box in the staff office at the rink.

Club Ice Rules

Skate safely at all times!

  • A senior member or a parent must be present in the rink where they can observe the skating any time junior members are on the ice. This is a liability issue and there will be no exceptions
  • Always look in the direction you are skating and watch for other skaters at all times
  • Enter and leave the ice by skating around the ends- don't cut across
  • Skaters practicing a program must wear a program belt and have the right-of-way of all other skaters
  • Skaters in a lesson with their coach have the right-of-way over all skaters except those practicing a program
  • Leave the ice to talk or take a break- don't stand around on the ice
  • Cell phones may not be used on the ice or in the hockey and music boxes, except for skater's music
  • If you need to stop momentarily, skate to the boards
  • Observe the club jumping and spinning zones as posted at the rink, or download a copy.

Rules During the Limited Re-opening

The ice rink is open on a limited basis as of Monday, October 12, 2020. Please take the time to read through this post in its entirety to understand all of the changes and new safety protocols that have been put in place. Please keep in mind that the protocols have been set forth by the City of Flagstaff and if not followed could result in our club losing ice privileges.

  • Please do not enter the facility if you have experienced COVID-19 symptoms or flu-like symptoms within the last 14 days
  • All entrants are required to wear a mask when in the Jay Lively Activity Center, except skaters may remove their masks on the ice. Coaches must wear a mask at all times
  • When arriving at the ice rink arrive as ready as possible to skate. Locker rooms will be closed
  • Only bring in the necessary equipment, limit excess items.
  • Food consumption is not permitted in the facility. Water and sports beverage consumption are allowed
  • No more than 50 people in the building, including skaters, coaches, and parents/spectators
  • When entering the rink please check in with staff and have your temperature checked
  • Maintain social distancing when in the facility and in the parking lot
  • Do not loiter or gather in the parking lot before or after your skating session
  • Do not arrive more than 20 minutes prior to your skating session
  • After your skating session has ended please exit the facility in a quick and safe manner. Do not loiter in the facility

Specific to our club:

  • Please check in with the ice monitor, if there is one, and turn in your music
  • There are no refunds on unused sessions. If you schedule a session please make every effort to keep this time as it would be unfair to other skaters who were unable to purchase ice
  • You can move to a different session if it has open slots- contact Bruce or Tresa
  • Observed the posted traffic flow inside the rink. Skates may put on and taken off skates inside of the ice arena
  • Your membership must be current in order to buy sessions. Renew online via EntryEeze

Safety Meetings

All FFSC skaters must attend at least one safety meeting each season. Safety meetings are normally held in September. Coaches are expected to hold safety meetings with new students who join at other times of the year. Parents of junior members 15 years and under must attend the safety meeting with their skater.

Parents, Friends, and Spectators

Non-skaters who are not assisting with the session are not allowed in the hockey boxes or music box during club sessions. This is to avoid distractions during lessons and practice. An exception is made for family members who wish to shoot photos or video of their skaters. Please check in with the ice monitor before entering a hockey box.

Ice Monitor

FFSC encourages parents and senior members to volunteer as Ice Monitors. The Ice Monitor checks in skaters via the sign-in clipboard and plays the skater's music during the session. The Ice Monitor also enforces the club safety rules with the assistance of any senior members and board members who are present.

The ice monitor's responsibilities are:

  • Put out the program belts
  • Collect the skater's music
  • Make certain that each skater on the ice has signed in
  • On days with muliple sessions, make sure skaters sign in for each session
  • Run the music box
  • ice monitors are not required to accept or play skater's programs that are not on CD. Only trial music for a new program may be played from iPods, etc.
  • Enforce the club safety rules, with the assistance of any board members present or senior members that are on the ice
  • Return music CD's to skaters or their coaches after the session
  • Return the sign-in clipboard and the belts to the club storage box at the rink

Club safety rules are listed above and are also posted on the club bulletin board at the rink.