Nelson Retirees Bonspiel Nov 18 – 20

The Nelson Retirees Open Bonspiel is still looking for teams.  Entry fee is $200 per team and it runs Nov 18 – 20. 

Call Ken Haynes at 250-352-9132 or email by Nov 10 to register. 


Learn to Curl and Practice Ice

All curlers are asked to read and respect the Return To Play Guidelines.

Learn to Curl (drop-in, free, equipment provided, age 16+)

Tue Oct 19: 6:30 – 8 pm

You will be instructed in the basics of the game with an emphasis on learning delivery of the rock. Stick curling is also taught, so if you can walk then you can curl!

Practice Ice

Practice ice is free to all members.

Tuesdays: 6 – 8 pm

Note: Priority on Oct 19 will be given to Learn to Curl after 7 pm.

Curling Starts THIS WEEK!

Thu/Fri League starts this week! The schedule is here.

Tue/Thu afternoon drop-in (12 noon – 2:30 pm) start this Thursday, Oct 14.

  • $7 per game, 10-packs for $70 available
  • this session used to start at 12:30 pm. We can go back to that if the majority of participants want.
  • this session must be off the ice by 3:30 pm

Practice ice starts this week!

  • 6 – 8 pm on Tuesdays
  • always free to all members and novice curlers
  • we’ll close if no one’s there by 6:30 pm, so let us know if you’re going to be late.

Novice curlers get the first 2 sessions (drop-in or League games) free while you figure out if the sport is for you. You’ll be asked for a $20 membership at the third session.

Learn to Curl dates coming soon!

Please remember that you must be fully vaccinated to play, and wear a mask except when curling or seated in the lounge with a drink. Please also read our Return to Play guidelines.

Registration 6:30 – 8 pm Fri, Oct 8

Registration will be this Friday from 6:30 – 8 pm. New curlers are welcome!

You can also email to register.

Carlos invites you to curl with us this year!

The Tuesday/Thursday afternoon drop-in folks can register when they show up to their first session. We’ll let you know soon when afternoon drop-in sessions will start.

Interested in our weekly Thursday/Friday League?

  • Tell us what position you prefer and we’ll find you a team
  • League draws will probably be Thursday at 6:30 and 7 pm, and Fridays at 5:30, 6:30 and 8 pm, but it will depend on the number of teams
  • We plan to start Thursday/Friday League games the week of October 18

Please read the Return to Play guidelines, which contain the following info and more:

  • Full vaccination is required for all curlers and spectators
  • Everyone must sign a Declaration of Compliance – COVID-19 form and show proof of vaccinaton (unless exempt) when entering the building for the first time
  • Please sign the COVID health declaration every session (by the front door)
  • Pleas sign a waiver before curling
  • Vaccination exemptions are only for organized non-sport events (i.e. meetings) with less than 50 people, youth curlers under 22, and adults supporting youth curlers
  • Masks are required in the club everywhere except when curling and when seated in the lounge for eating and drinking
  • In the lounge, please be seated and stick to one table, and put your mask back on when moving around
  • Mask exemptions are only for children under 9 and those with related medical issues (see the guidelines and posted signs for details)
  • Equipment (grippers, brooms, etc) will be available in limited quantities for free season rental, with priority given to juniors and novice curlers