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Billing and Payment Information

Prices: All prices are in Canadian currency and are inclusive of any applicable taxes

Online Credit Card Payment: The following credit cards will be accepted by the O.F.S.C. and all credit card transactions will be subject to a 2.5% service processing administration fee.

In person payments: Cheques or cash along with a printed invoice must be brought to the skating office prior to the first session to secure the skater’s place in the program. The OFSC office is located at the Rotary Place Arena at 100 University Avenue and office hours may vary so please contact ofscregistrar@gmail.com to make arrangement for payment.  

Program Payments:                                                                                                                                                                                 

PreCan, CanSkate and all other non StarSkate programs: must be paid in full by credit card on-line at www.orilliafigureskatingclub.com at the time of registration. Skaters will not be permitted onto the Ice until payment is made in full.  The skaters place in the program cannot be guaranteed if payment is not received within the required timeline.

StarSkaters and Competitive: the following payment plans are available and skaters will not be permitted onto the Ice until the 1st payment is made.

  • Fall/Winter session: 1/3 prior to the first session, 1/3 by October 1st and 1/3 by November 1st. 

  • Spring session: ½ prior to the first session and ½ by April 15th. 

Registration requirements:

PreCan, CanSkate and all other non StarSkate programs: Not applicable

StarSkaters: must register for a minimum of two (2) skating sessions per week. 

Competitive: is only available for StarSkaters and is by invitation only.   Skaters must be registered for three (3) skating sessions per week in order to be in the competitive program

Requests for special payment plans must be submitted in writing to the OFSC’s President:  ofscpresident@gmail.com and will be reviewed by the Board for approval. If a skater is eligible for any type sponsorship like JumpStart, please contact the OFSC’s President.

Fees include:

PreCan, CanSkate and all other non StarSkate programs:  Club group coaching fees, ice expenditures and insurance

StarSkaters:  Club group time which includes: 

  • Bronze: Stroking, Skills and Dance
  • Silver and Gold: Stroking

*Group Freeskate lessons on Bronze and Silver are billed individually by the coaches

Ice expenditures and insurance

*Individual coaching fees are invoiced and paid separately for StarSkaters

For all skating programs:

  • Lottery Tickets: StarSkaters, PreCan and CanSkaters will receive a booklet of tickets to sell as part of the OFSC’s fundraising efforts. The cost of these tickets is included in your membership fee. There are twenty (20) tickets in each booklet for a total of $40.00. Sell each ticket at $2.00 each and you keep the money.   All ticket stubs will be due back before the Christmas break.         

                Note: the member who wins the free fall/winter membership at the annual AGM, is not eligible to receive a booklet of tickets. (They can however purchase a booklet for $40.00)

  • Skate Canada membership: mandatory for all skaters.  Regardless of how many or which skating program a skater is registered for, this one-time annual fee must be paid prior to the start of the skater’s 1st program of the season. Skaters will not be permitted onto the Ice until payment is made in full. 

The Skate Canada membership season is from September 1st to August 31st of the following year.  The fee is $45.00 for both children and adults which include the OFSC administration fee.  All Skate Canada fees are final and are NOT subject to refund or credit.

*All dates and prices are subject to change

Program changes:

Any changes to a skater’s category (eg. moving up from CanSkate to StarSkate) must be approved by the OFSC Board and is subject to a prorated fee increase.

NSF Payments:

The OFSC will charge an administration fee of $35.00 for each NSF cheque received.

Overdue Payments:

Each overdue payment is subject to an eighteen percent (18%) interest rate per annum, calculated on the daily outstanding balance and compounded monthly from its due date, both before and after demand, default and judgment, until paid.

Skaters with overdue accounts will not be allowed to register for any other programs until the balance is paid in full. Skaters may be prohibited to participate in any Club events, Club competitions and Testing until the balance is paid in full.

Refunds policy:

Withdrawal from a skating session before the first day of skating: Skaters who wish to withdraw from skating for any non-medical or non-injury related reason may receive a refund provided they withdraw before the start of the first skating session. These cases will be charged a $45.00 administrative fee.

Withdrawal from a skating session once a skating session has started: Skaters who wish to withdraw from skating for any non-medical or non-injury related reason may receive a refund. These cases will be charged a $75.00 administrative fee plus the non-refundable Skate Canada membership fee of $45.00.

  • PreCan, CanSkate and all other none StarSkate programs: NO refunds will be processed after the 2nd scheduled class of the session without a medical certificate.
  • StarSkaters and Competitive: NO refunds will be processed after November 15th for the Fall/Winter session or April 15th for the spring session without a medical certificate.

Withdrawal from all OFSC skating session due to injury/medical reasons: Skaters who are unable to skate due to an injury or medical reason may be given a credit towards a future season. The Club may request an official Doctor’s Certificate from the skater requesting the credit. The credit may be pro-rated depending on how much of the season the skater has completed.

Any refunds and credits that are required due to any other circumstances will be determined at the discretion of the OFSC Board. All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to the OFSC’s President at ofscpresident@gmail.com and will be reviewed by the Board for approval.

No refunds or credits are provided for missed sessions. Make-up ice for hours missed on a skater’s scheduled day will NOT be granted. The Club is NOT obligated to refund registration fees for unforeseen ice closures due to special events/circumstances, snow days or equipment/mechanical breakdown beyond our control.

If a refund is granted, a cheque will be issued regardless of method of payment and mailed to the skater. If a credit is granted, the skater will receive a Gift Certificate from the Club. The gift certificate may be applied to an invoice for future skating sessions.

 

 

 

 Orillia Figure Skating Club - OFSC