Membership

Membership in the Kent Skating Club is open to all skaters at Basic Level 4 and above.

Membership Categories

Full Member

A Full Member holds a USFS number with the Kent Skating Club and recognizes the Kent Skating Club as his/her home club and is:

  1. A senior figure skater (18 years or older); or
  2. A junior figure skater (17 years or younger).

 

Full Supporting Member

A Full Supporting Member holds a USFS number with the Kent Skating Club and recognizes the Kent Skating Club as his/her home club and is:

  1. A registered Special Olympian; or
  2. A USFS official; or
  3. A non-skater, 18 years or older, who shows interest in and actively supports the club.

A Full Skating and/or Supporting Member 18 years of age or older has one vote, may serve as a Board Director and may hold office, if he/she has been a full member for a minimum of two (2) full years. A full member 17 years of age or younger or a Special Olympian is represented by a legal guardian. That guardian may vote, serve as a Board Director and may hold office.

Collegiate member

A Collegiate Member is a skater who holds a USFS number with Kent Skating Club and is a full- time college student. A collegiate member who recognizes Kent Skating Club as their home club may vote and hold office with the Club pursuant to Club guidelines. Collegiate memberships last four (4) years.

Introductory Member

A first year member who has not previously been a member of a USFS club and meets the definition and fulfills the requirements of Full Skating Member may choose an introductory membership for his/her first year. An introductory member may not vote, serve on the board or hold office until after having completed a 6 month membership period. Upon completion of the 6 month requirement, Introductory members may vote, hold a board position and any office except President. An introductory membership expires at the end of the skating season in which it began (June 30).

Associate Member

An Associate Member is a skater who holds a USFS number with another club. An Associate member may neither vote nor hold office with the KSC.