Skating is entirely at your own risk. Peterborough City Council and Dash Events Limited will not be responsible for any loss, damage, harm or injury sustained by any skater or spectator.
By engaging in skating and/or attending the ice rink area, both skaters and spectators are deemed to have knowledge of, and assume the risk of skating which include but are not limited to the following:
Risk of falling on the rink - due to speed or trips results is a risk of injury, to ankles, arms and wrists. Skate staff will brief pupils on how to get up from the ice after a fall. Risk of injury to hands on the rink after fall - skate marshals will advise in the briefing and we advise all children to wear gloves. The surface of the rink is likely to be wet. Any injury to be dealt with by skate marshals/manager and first aiders.
Skates are to be put on in the skate change area and skaters must use the seating provided. Skate staff will oversee this. There is the risk of injury to ankles if skates are not fitted correctly. If a school party or group teachers or group leaders are to supervise and ask skate staff for assistance if unsure.
Skate staff will brief skaters on the rules and how not to handle skates by the blades (blades are sharp/risk of injury). The same rule applies when skates are removed. If a school party or group teachers or group leaders are to supervise and ask skate staff for assistance if unsure.
All skaters will receive a briefing and will have the rules of rink explained.
Please skate in an anti-clockwise direction, unless directed otherwise.
Skaters must obey rink marshals/management.
Skaters must report any accidents to a member of staff.
It is forbidden to smoke anywhere at the ice rink.
For safety reasons skaters may not take bags, phones or cameras on the ice.
Skaters may not use phones or cameras while skating. Ask a marshal for assistance with photos.
Skaters may not take personal music systems onto the ice.
Skaters should wear appropriate clothing for the activity and ensure that no clothing restricts their vision or could become a trip hazard for themselves or other skaters.
Skaters are advised to wear gloves.
Skaters may not sit or climb on the rink barrier.
Skaters may not skate in chains (two individuals holding hands is permitted however, as is one adult holding the hands of two children).
Skaters may not carry children and infants.
Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are prohibited from using the ice rink. If tickets have been purchased and upon arrival, it is deemed by management that the person(s) are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, access to the rink will be refused and no refund given.
Anti-social behaviour of any kind will not be tolerated and those responsible will be asked to leave the ice rink area and no refund shall be given.
Peterborough City Council and Dash Events Limited reserves the right to refuse entry onto the ice rink or into the ice rink area to anyone who does not comply with the rules and regulations above.
Skaters asked to leave or removed from the Ice Rink area will not be refunded for their session fee if breaking this rules and regulations.
ALL SKATERS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY SKATE AT THEIR OWN RISK