Constitution

CONSTITUTION OF THE KEMPTVILLE SKATING CLUB

 Name of Club: Kemptville Skating Club               Club Number: 1000492

Original Date of Constitution:  October 1975               Date of Revision to Constitution: March 2009

ARTICLE 1: NAME OF CLUB

The Name of the Club shall be Kemptville Skating Club hereinafter called the Club.

ARTICLE 2: SKATE CANADA

a) A not-for-profit figure skating or skating club, or the figure skating or skating section of a not-for-profit club, that is a member of Skate Canada and is managed by a volunteer board of directors for the general purpose of providing Skate Canada figure skating or skating programs for Skate Canada members [Skate Canada By-law 1100 (3)].

b) The Club shall pay such fees and such other charges as shall be required of clubs from time to time by Skate Canada. [Skate Canada By-law 1201 (1) (c) (ii), 1201 (1) (c) (viii) and 1201 (1) (c) (ix)]

c) The Club shall abide by all Skate Canada By-laws, rules and regulations as per Skate Canada By-law 1201 (1) (c) (iv).

d) The Club is located in the Eastern Ontario Section of Skate Canada. See Skate Canada By-law 1503 for definition of Sections.

ARTICLE 3: PURPOSE OF THE CLUB

a) The purpose of the Club shall be to encourage the instruction, practice, enjoyment and advancement of its members in all aspects of skating in accordance with the Rules, Policies and Procedures of Skate Canada.

b) The Club, with regard to any aspect of its operation is to be managed and operated by eligible persons who are duly registered as Associate Members of Skate Canada [By-law 1201 (1) (c) (iv)]

c) The Club shall protect the eligibility status of its members. The Club shall not take or omit any action that would knowingly jeopardize the eligible status of its members.

d) The Club shall operate only Skate Canada figure skating and skating programs.

e) Only Skate Canada Professional Coaches are permitted to teach figure skating and skating in the Club.

ARTICLE 4: BY-LAWS OF THE CLUB

a) The By-laws, appended to this Constitution, shall describe the organization and functions of the Club, and the means by which members of the Club may elect the Club Board of Directors and control the property and activities of the Club.

b) The By-laws, Rules and Regulations of Skate Canada and those of the Section in which the Club operates shall take precedence over any Club Bylaws [Skate Canada By-law 1201 (1) (c) (iv)].

c) Any Club By-law contrary to the By-laws, Rules and Regulations of Skate Canada and those of the Section shall be invalid. It is acknowledged that any provincial statute governing a club has precedence over any inconsistent Skate Canada by-law relating to that club. [Skate Canada by-law 1201 (1) (c) (iv).]