Why Join a Skating Club?

Joining the club is an important next step in building a strong foundation as a figure skater. Once you’re ready to utilize more practice ice time, take U.S. Figure Skating tests, or compete beyond the Basic Skills level, it is a good time to join the club.

You must be a full member of the U.S. Figure Skating Association in order to take skating tests or to compete at a higher level than Basic Skills.

Benefits of Joining the Kent Skating Club

  • U.S. Figure Skating membership, good for one year (July 1 – June 30)
  • Subscription to SKATING magazine
  • Ability to purchase club ice time and punch cards at a discounted member rate
  • One time complementary Kent Skating Club jacket
  • Social Events
  • Opportunity to perform as a club at sanctioned events
  • Development of team camaraderie

benefits

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

Make a Payment Here!

For your convenience, we offer online payments via credit card.  To offset the cost of this service, we charge a 3% processing fee for each payment. You may also pay by check made out to Kent Skating Club and mail to 1948 Cyprus Circle, Kent, Ohio 44240.  Thank you!

Of note, all recurring payments for ice time will repeat monthly, with the last payment charged in April.  

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