Don’t curl up and hibernate when the weather turns colder — come curl with us! The first draw of the 2016-17 curling season starts October 17. We have lots of leagues for all levels and ages of curlers. There will be two registration days at the Almonte Curling Club: Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7 to 9pm … Continue reading The 2016-2017 Curling Season is here!
From Friday October 14, 2016 to Sunday October 16, 2016, the Almonte Curling Club will play host to the OVCA SuperSpiel Qualifier. Three women’s and three men’s teams will advance to the BrokerLink-OVCA Junior Superspiel October 28-30, 2016. The linescores will be posted on the Ontario Junior Curling Tour website.
This year the club will offer a 12-week instructional league on Sundays afternoons. The purpose of the league is to allow new and almost-new curlers to have fun while gaining an appreciation for the fundamentals of the game with other rookies. Under the watchful guidance of our in-house instructors, participants will learn the no-lift delivery, proper sweeping techniques, … Continue reading LEARN 2 CURL at the Almonte Curling Club
Things were really cooking at the Almonte Curling Club on Saturday, April 2, 2016 – and not just on the ice. Over 60 members took part in the end-of-season bonspiel. In addition to the hot competition on the rink, there was plenty of action off the ice as Mayor Shaun McLaughlin, Louise Heslop, an Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) volunteer, and other local dignitaries were in attendance to cut the ribbon to unveil the newly renovated kitchen.
The Almonte Curling Club’s bantam girls’ team and our bantam boys’ team won their way through the Regionals in Carp on January 23–24 and are going to the Provincials in Galt Ontario starting the 3rd of February.
On Saturday, December 13, 2014, members of the Almonte Curling Club were joined by local MPP Jack MacLaren to celebrate J.C. Smithson and his tremendous contribution to Almonte and to the sport of curling.
The Almonte Curling Club has been awarded a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario. The $33,500 grant is being used to purchase 64 new granite curling stones for the four-sheet curling club.
Carolyn and Gord Mountenay travelled to Karuizawa, Japan to attend the Asia-Pacific Curling Championships where their daughter Kate is curling for the Australian Women’s Curling Team and Gord is officially coaching and I am “Team Leader”.