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So you’re interested in Learning to Curl...
 You’ve come to the right place!!!

Since 2013, we’ve successfully introduced over a 100 curling enthusiasts to the wonderful sport of curling.  Our program focuses on assisting each individual to progress at their own rate with the help of our team of 20 OCA trained volunteer coaches.

The program will kick off with a full day orientation session on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  Participants will work in small groups to get to know each other.  In the morning you will be introduced to the basic rules, etiquette and some fundamentals of curling using a variety of videos, activities and games. Participants may order lunch or make their own arrangements. The afternoon will give you an opportunity to work with a coach on-ice to experience getting in the hack and delivering a rock, using a broom, stabilizer and stick.

The subsequent sessions will continue to build skills on-ice and will focus on:

  • developing balance on the ice
  • delivery using a broom, stabilizer and stick                       
  • sweeping techniques
  • judging weight and line
  • game strategy

The ice will be available for practice and remediation with coaches each week at 5:00.  While on the ice, participants will work with our coaches at a 4:1 ratio.  Last year we introduced video analysis to the program and will do so again this year. 

Following each session, curlers may relax and socialize in the lounge, and, space permitting, those interested may join the curlers in our Novice League which runs on Wednesday evenings, as well. 

A fun spiel and graduation celebration concludes the program in December.  The program fee includes the use of the club brooms, stabilizers and sliders

We hope you’ll decide to give curling a shot and let us help you develop the skills you need to enjoy the game.

Click on the Link below to complete our online application form for our Learn to Curl program.

LEARN TO CURL 2018 REGISTRATION FORM
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CURLING LEAGUES

Men’s Night Curling League

The Men's League is a competitive league of 16 team entries.  The curling season consists of a 20 game schedule starting in mid October and concludes with playoffs ending by the beginning of April.  Draws are generally on Monday nights with occasional Tuesday nights scheduled as required to make up the 20 game schedule.

Monday – 5:30pm & 8:00pm

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Day Ladies Curling League

Open to all skill levels.  The season consists of two 8-game draws (Oct - Dec & Feb - Mar) for which teams are made up and a short January draw (format varies).  The season also includes workshops, clinics and fun play & lunch days.  Day Ladies are encouraged to participate in our 'In-House' bonspiel, casual inter-club dates and Leads & Seconds play dates.  Also, club teams enter a number of bonspiels hosted by other clubs.

Monday –  9:30am & 1:00pm 
Thursday – 8:30am & 11:00am

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Evening Ladies Curling League

This league welcomes curlers of all levels who are available on Tuesdays from 6 – 8pm.  Players are placed on teams by the convenors. We currently have 3 draws of approximately 6 weeks.  If you wish to curl but don’t want to be on a regular team you can join and play as a spare on a regular or part-time basis.

It's a great chance to socialize at the end of a busy day!

Tuesday – 6:00pm 

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Senior Men’s Curling League

Teams are drawn from those present on a daily basis allowing each curler to curl as much, or as little, as he wants. Participation in the Kawartha Senior Interclub Curling League is available in addition to regular Club play.

Tuesday - 10:30am & 1:30pm
Thursday – 1:30pm

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Thursday Night Open League

Thursday - 5:30pm

The Thursday Night Open League  provides the opportunity for PGCC teams to play within the club against
teams of similar ability. For some teams this may be a way to prepare to compete in out-of-club events. For others, it may be a chance to transition from "Learn to Curl" into a regular league at the club.

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Mixed Curling League

Mixed curling is the largest and most popular and active of all the curling sections at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club.

A non-competitive league open to singles and couples of any skill level.  

Highlights of the Mixed Season include

  • The 'Mixed Closing' event at the end of the season is a memorable ending to the curling season.

Friday - 3:15pm, 5:30pm & 7:45pm

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Novice League
 

Teams are drawn from those present on a weekly basis allowing each curler to curl as much, or as little, as you want.  Designed to help those with minimal to moderate skills and can be your next step from our 'Learn to Curl' program.  This is the perfect league for you to continue to work on your new skills.  Some of the Learn to Curl coaches may be available to assist on the ice during league play.  Bonspiel opportunities with other areas Novice Leagues may be offered as the season progresses.


Wednesday - 7:30pm

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NEW WINTER PROGRAM 2018
Mixed Doubles

This new league that's fun to play, requires only 2 players per team and can be played within an hour.

Saturdays at 1:30pm