Learn to Curl

Curling is a great way to spend a winter. Its fun, and easy to learn, at any age! Clubs across the region will be offering adult learn-to-curl programs. Find one near you!

Clubs across the OVCA are running Adult Learn to Curl Programs in 2019-20

The programs offer in-depth instruction and skills development to help you get more out of the game in your first year!  Many Learn-to Curl graduates go on to great success in their clubs.  Long-time members often wish that Learn to Curl programs were around when they started!

Chose a program in your area and just try it!  

TO SEE PROGRAMS IN AN AREA OF EASTERN ONTARIO/WESTERN QUEBEC, PLEASE CLICK ON ONE OF THE CATEGORIES BELOW, AND THE LISTINGS WILL EXPAND.

For a complete list of club and centres that offer Learn to Curl Programs, please see our brochure. (as of Jan 21, 2018)

 

Clubs across the OVCA are running Adult Learn to Curl Programs in 2019-20

The programs offer in-depth instruction and skills development to help you get more out of the game in your first year!  Many Learn-to Curl graduates go on to great success in their clubs.  Long-time members often wish that Learn to Curl programs were around when they started!

Chose a program in your area and just try it!  

TO SEE PROGRAMS IN AN AREA OF EASTERN ONTARIO/WESTERN QUEBEC, PLEASE CLICK ON ONE OF THE CATEGORIES BELOW, AND THE LISTINGS WILL EXPAND.

For a complete list of club and centres that offer Learn to Curl Programs, please see our brochure. (as of Jan 21, 2018)

 

Ottawa (incl Gatineau)

Listings for clubs and curling centres within the borders of the City of Ottawa and the City of Gatineau

Club or Centre Cost Length Details

RA Curling - Evening Program

(updated Nov 2020)

$300 (+HST) for RA Members, $330 (+HST) for non members Feb 9th, 2021 for 10 weeks

Tuesdays, 4:45pm to 6:15pm

The RA's popular 10 week Learn to Curl program will be returning on February 9, 2021 .     Registration is now open.

The RA Club will again be offering its popular 10-week instructional program on Tuesday evenings. The purpose of the program is to allow new and almost-new curlers to have fun while gaining an appreciation for the fundamentals of the game. Under the watchful guidance of our fully-trained instructors, participants will learn the no-lift forward slide delivery, proper sweeping techniques, and basic strategy. The program is based on a curriculum developed by Curling Canada.

This league is open to everyone aged 18 and up. Here's your chance to learn to curl with fellow rookies, to develop your skills in a no-pressure environment, and to have fun! In order to keep the instructor to student ratio low, space is extremely limited.

Sign up early to avoid disappointment.  

Contacts: L2C.racc@gmail .com or Melody Rochon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

City View Curling Club $200 + HST ($226) Oct 6th for 10 weeks

The City View Curling Club will run a 10 week Learn to Curl program beginning on October 6th 2019.  Men and women with no curling experience (or limited curling experience) are encouraged to register for this program. All of our instructors are trained curling coaches with Curling Canada.  Sessions are from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sundays. 

All required equipment is provided. On completion of the LTC program this amount can be applied to regular league fees.

For more information or to register go to www.cityviewcurling.ca

Huntley Curling Club  $225

10-week program starting Oct 19, 2019

Weekend - Whether you're 18 or 80 the Huntley Curling Club is offering a Learn To Curl program, based on the guidelines of the Canadian Curling Association, and offered by a growing number of curling clubs across the country. This is a great way to get introduced to curling and get acquainted with our curling club and its leagues for your ongoing enjoyment and playing of the game!

Learn to Curlers are provided with a broom, "gripper" and a "step-on slider" to use while in their training program. There is also a pro shop on site if you so choose to purchase your own equipment.

For more information https://huntleycurling.ca/curling-leagues/learn-to-curl/

Huntley Curling Club $225 10-week program starting Oct 21, 2019

Weekday – Huntley Curling Club is offering a Learn To Curl program for those who are interested in stick curling. Our program is based on the guidelines of the Canadian Curling Association, and offered by a growing number of curling clubs across the country. This is a great way to get introduced to curling and get acquainted with our curling club and its leagues for your ongoing enjoyment and playing of the game!

Learn to Curlers are provided with a broom, "gripper" and a "delivery stick" to use while in their training program. There is also a pro shop on site if you so choose to purchase your own equipment. 

For more information https://huntleycurling.ca/curling-leagues/learn-to-curl/

 

East

Listings for clubs and curling centres east of Ottawa

Club or Centre Cost Length Details
     
       

West

Listings for clubs and curling centres west of Ottawa

Club or Centre Cost Length Details
Perth Curling Club $79 5 weeks
Perth Curling Club learn to curl open house is Saturday September 28th at 10.00am. Everybody welcome.
 
The course itself costs $79.00 and consists of 5 Friday night lessons,(6:30 to 8:30 - 1 hr of instruction and 1 hr mini-game) a free gripper, and a complimentary graduation dinner in November.
 
The starting date for lessons is October 4th and they run until November 8th . We have over a dozen certified instructors , the school fee is deducted from an annual membership fee if you chose to join the club after the learn to curl program. Contact David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit perthcurling.ca for more information .
Pembroke Curling Centre $100 (HST Incl) 10 weeks

This is a 10 week course for adults who have never curled. The course will involve instruction in all aspects of the game: safety, balance, delivery, sweeping, equipment, strategy, with game situations and play as major components. If you are unable to throw from the hack then we have instructors to show you how to use a stick to deliver the rock.

Instructors have been certified by the Ontario Curling Association (OCA) and have attended an Ottawa Valley Curling Association (OVCA) training session specific to this course.

Dates for the course are: October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24 December 1, 8, 15. (Dates & times are subject to change depending on bonspiels-a 10th lesson will be added as well)

December 15th will be a potluck Christmas Party with fun curling & prizes.

Dress for this course is simple: dress warmly in layers with comfortable fitting pants - jeans are not recommended. You will need a clean pair of running shoes with good grip dedicated to curling. Brooms, grippers and sliders will be provided.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

South

Listings for clubs and curling centres south of Ottawa (including the upper and lower Seaway Valley)

Club or Centre Cost Length Details
     
       

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