If you're likely to be skating in a chlorinated pool, you should ensure to wear a top when skating to protect it. If you don't have a limit, make sure you wash and rinse your hair when possible, afterwards, as a way to protect it from the destruction that chlorine causes. Full Article
If your conditioner does not keep your own hair as soft as it should be, consider using a Leave in conditioner too. A great leave-in conditioner may be used right out of the bath, and can give your hair the water it needs. You may also need to try a deep conditioning treatment.