Learn To Curl Program – 2017
So you’re interested in Learning to Curl – Well, you’ve come to the right place!!!
Since 2013, we’ve successfully introduced over a 100 folks to the wonderful sport of curling. Getting started properly, on the right slider so to speak, is the key to having fun on the ice. 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.
This program begins with a full day orientation and luncheon on Saturday October 21 and continues every Wednesday evening from 5:00pm (practice ice) to 7:30pm. We use a variety of videos, activities and games to keep the sessions fun and interesting. On ice sessions 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. Those interested may enjoy a special weekly feature or order from our Bistro menu, prior to taking the ice at 6:00. While on 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 opening luncheon, 2 grippers, use of the club brooms, stabilizers and sliders and a banquet dinner and prizes at the concluding fun spiel.
We hope you’ll decide to give curling a shot and let us help you develop the skills you need to enjoy the game.
Please CLICK HERE to access our Learn to Curl Program Registration Form.
This is an online fillable form that can be returned via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in this program and would like to register we ask that you please do so prior to the beginning of the program on October 21 so we may have your name tag and package ready for you.
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 the busy day!
Tuesday – 6:00 pm
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 – 9:30 am & 1:00 pm
Thursday – 8:30 am & 11:00 am
Sr. 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 – 1:30 pm
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 – 5:30 pm & 8:00 pm
Mixed Curling League
Mixed curling is the largest and most 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
- A Special Mixed Bonspiel event will take place on January12th, 2018
- The 'Mixed Closing' event at the end of the season is a memorable ending to the curling season.
Friday - 3:15 pm, 5:30 pm & 7:45 pm
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 ice during league play. Bonspiel opportunities with other area Novice Leagues may be offered as the season progresses.
Wednesday - 7:30 pm
NEW in 2017
Open Competitive League
The new Open Competitive League is open to all curling members of PG&CC looking for a higher level of play. The curling season consists of a 20 game schedule starting in mid-October that concludes with playoffs in March. The league will be flighted to allow teams of similar ability to play against each other while still having movement of teams between flights.
Thursday - 5:30pm
NOTE: Some leagues may charge a Section fee for bonspiels, prizes and incidentals.