The Buffalo Skating Club supports the efforts of US Figure skating to provide a safe environment for its members, protecting their opportunity to participate in the sport in an atmosphere that is free of harassment and abusive practices. The club will not tolerate or condone any form of harassment or abuse of any of its members, including athletes, coaches, officials, directors, parents, volunteers, or any other persons while they are participating in or preparing for a figure skating activity or event conducted under the auspices of the club or of US Figure Skating.

The US Figure Skating SafeSport Program addresses the following types of misconduct:

  • Sexual misconduct
  • Physical misconduct
  • Emotional misconduct
  • Bullying, threats, and harassment
  • Hazing
  • Willfully tolerating misconduct

Members should familiarize themselves with the SafeSport resources provided by US Figure Skating. All individuals, regardless of their affiliation with USFS, are encouraged to report suspected violations of SafeSport. Questions may be directed to the club’s SafeSport Compliance Chair.

USFS SafeSport Program Resources