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    Freestyle Details & Guidelines

    Honnen Freestyle Guidelines

    General Session Information
    • Free skate sessions will consist of those skaters doing freestyle, solo ice dance, moves in the field, pre-juvenile couples ice dance and hockey skating skills only.
    • Juvenile couples ice dance and higher levels will not be allowed on free skate sessions at this time, due to the level of skaters that comprise the free skate sessions.
    • Hockey skating skills private lessons may be taught on free skate sessions by approved and qualified instructors.
    • Approval from rink management is required prior to scheduling hockey lessons on free skate sessions.
    • Pair skating at any level will not be permitted on free skate ice sessions at this time due to the level of skaters that comprise the free skate sessions.
    • Skaters testing in the partner dance track will be allowed to practice with a partner prior to their test date on free skate sessions for that purpose only.
    • Free skate sessions are limited to 25 skaters; on a first come, first served basis.
    Etiquette
    • Skaters and coaches should act in respectful manner at all times while skating at the Honnen Ice Arena, faillure to do so may result in ejection from the facility.
    • Skaters doing their program are required to wear sash at all times.
    • Programs music is played in rotation, no lesson or skater may monopolize the music during sessions.
    • No program music will be played on the arena system during public skate, but use of a hand held boom box is permitted. 
    • Lessons do not have right of way on public skating sessions.
    • Jump harness use is limited to coaches and students during free skate sessions, but not during public sessions.
    ICE FEES AND SESSION PUNCH CARDS
    • Skaters are required to check-in and pay all ice fees at the arena office prior to taking the ice for the session.
    • Colorado College community members are required to check in and present a valid Gold Card at the arena office prior to taking the ice for the session.
    • Punch cards for free skate sessions are available at the Honnen Ice Arena office at a discounted rate.
    • All skaters unable to present their punch card will be charged the walk-on rate of $15.00 per session. 
    • All Punch cards expire 6 months from the date of purchase.
    • No contract is required to purchase a punch card.
    • Punch cards are the responsibility of the skater. Honnen will not issue any refunds for lost or stolen cards.
    • Free skate sessions are charged on a per session basis. No refunds, discounts, or credits will be given for time not used by skaters.
    • Partner ice time (for dance test partners) will be paid at the skaters punch card rate of $9.00 per session or the drop in rate of $15.00 per session.
    • All monies will be made payable to Colorado College or Honnen Ice Arena.
    COACH INFORMATION
    • Approval of Honnen Ice Arena Management is required before coaches are allowed to hold private lessons during Honnen programming.
    • Coaches seeking approval should email Honnen management their current contact information, proof of insurance, and any other relevant qualifications (This is only a request, coaches will be notified when approved by Honnen management).
    • All coaches must be in compliance with all current coaching requirements for their level of expertise to be granted coaching privileges at the Honnen Ice Arena. 
    • Honnen management reserves the right to refuse or revoke coaching privileges at any time, and for any reason.
    • Coach’s will be charged at a rate of 15% of the students lesson fee.
    • All coaches are expected to pay all fees before or at the end of their lessons.

    Honnen Ice Arena

    Contact Us

    Kevin Sommer, CIRM
    Assistant Director
    Learn to Skate Director
    719-389-6913
    ksommer@coloradocollege.edu

    Nicholas Winkelblech, CIT
    Ice Operations Tech / Supervisor
    719-389-6157
    nwinkelblech@coloradocollege.edu