Guide to Public Skating Management & Supervision (for Ice Arena Owners/Operators)

The Rink Guard (also referred to as the Skate Guard or Ice Monitor) is one of the most important positions in the ice arena. In recent years, this position has evolved into one that encompasses safety, entertainment, customer service and education.

The purpose of this manual is to assist and familiarize ice rink owners and operators with the many important responsibilities required of the Rink Guard position. This manual presents a general overview of the role and should not be considered a full and complete treatment of the subject, but rather a report from a recognized source. It is the purpose of this manual to make available current information on good practices in ice skating rink and public session management.

  • Download the Guide to Public Skating Management & Supervision

  • Download Training Manual for Rink Guards

If you have any additional questions, please contact Liz Mangelsdorf - ISI Managing Director