JACK BYRNE ARENA HELMET POLICY
EFFECTIVE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
The mandatory wearing of a CSA approved protective helmet for ice sports by ALL participants, for their protection and safety during ice skating activities at the Jack Byrne Arena is an important initiative for the Board of Directors of Jack Byrne Arena, Towns of Torbay, Flatrock, Pouch Cove, Logy Bay- Middle Cove- Outer Cove, user groups and the public at large.
This policy was implemented for the safety and wellbeing of all users while participating in ice skating activities at the Jack Byrne Arena.
All participants during ice related activities at the Jack Byrne Arena shall wear a CSA approved protective helmet for ice sports. This policy will be clearly posted with the other established regulations for activities and placed at the entrance of the Jack Byrne Arena.
Figure Skaters who are registered with Skate Canada and after successfully completing the CanSkate Program as well as figure skating competition during sanctioned competitions are exempt from wearing a protective helmet during these activities as standard practice in the sport which is sanctioned by Skate Canada and Skate NL.
This policy will not apply to team personnel during bookings made by the teams associated with the Pro Hockey League.