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Rink Rules

  1. OBEY THE SKATE GUARDS AT ALL TIMES.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF SKATING PRIVILEGES.
  2. SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE CITY OF WORCESTER/SMG ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURIES OR ACCIDENTS THAT OCCUR ON THE ICE SURFACE.
  3. SKATES MUST BE WORN ON THE ICE SURFACE AT ALL TIMES. NO SHOES ALLOWED ON ICE.
  4. CHILDREN UNDER 14 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
  5. NO HORSEPLAY, ROWDINESS OR SLIDING ON THE ICE.  EXCESSIVE SPEEDING OR WEAVING THROUGH OTHER SKATERS IS PROHIBITED. SKATING TO ENDANGER OR INTERFERE WITH OTHER SKATERS IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.
  6. NO HOCKEY STICKS OR PUCKS ALLOWED ON THE ICE.
  7. NO JUMPING, SPINNING, SPIRALING OR FIGURE SKATING PRACTICE DURING OPEN SKATE. ALL SKATING SHALL BE IN A CLOCKWISE (OR COUNTER CLOCKWISE) DIRECTION.
  8. NO THROWING OR PLAYING CATCH WITH BALLS OR OTHER OBJECTS ON THE ICE.
  9. NO FOOD OR BEVERAGE ALLOWED ON THE ICE.
  10. SMOKING IS PROHIBITED ON THE ICE AND WITHIN 50 FEET OF THE SKATING OVAL.
  11. DO NOT CARRY CHILDREN OR SECONDARY ITEMS SUCH AS CAMERAS, HANDBAGS, WHILE SKATING. DO NOT BRING STROLLERS, TRAFFIC CONES OR CHAIRS ON ICE.
  12. DO NOT LEAN, SIT ON OR LEAVE ARTICLES ON THE DASHER BOARDS. KEEP EXITS CLEAR.
  13. PROFANITY OR FOUL LANGUAGE IS NOT PERMITTED.
  14. PLEASE KEEP SKATES ON MATTED AREA WHEN OFF ICE.
  15. NO ONE IS ALLOWED ON THE ICE DURING RESURFACING.
  16. NO DOGS OR PETS PERMITTED ON THE ICE. UNDER Chapter 8, §14(a)(7) and §14(a)(8) DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE PARK.
  17. THE CITY OF WORCESTER/SMG ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.

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