Jennifer Ferris

About Jennifer Ferris

Jennifer is the Managing Director of the Ontario Curling Council.

OCC Launches 2018-2019 Webinar Series

The Ontario Curling Council’s Webinar Series has been growing in popularity and accessed by coaches and athletes from around the country and the world!  For the 2018-2019 season we’ve expanded our ability to host more participants. Our Webinar Series for the 2018-2019 will kick off strong with four dates confirmed so far…  August 29, 2018 – Introduction to Curl Coach (e-charting) with Stephen Orr September 12, 2018 – In-Season Maintenance of Conditioning with Kyle Turcotte September 19,

Next Gen Program Teams Announced for 2018-2019 Season

After careful consideration of Next Gen Program applications received the Ontario Curling Council’s High Performance Team have determined the following teams will be in the 2018-2019 Provincial Next Gen Program.  Please note, there were a lack of applicants for Tier 1 programs, so the High Performance Team opted to offer the positions to a Men’s team and a Women’s team.   Tier 1:  Next Gen “OnTrack” – Supported by the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) operated by the Canadian Sport Institute

Next Gen Program Application Period – Extended

  We thank the teams who have already applied for the 2018-2019 Next Gen Program – we still have a few openings and realize that not all teams/athletes may be aware of the program opening due to the time of year.  We have decided to extend the application period until June 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.  Consideration will be given to the teams who have applied to the original deadline. The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its membership, CurlON and the

OCC Seeks Applications for Independent Councillor (Board) Position

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario.  The OCC works collaboratively with its members CurlON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association to deliver programs, services and competitions for recreational and competitive curlers throughout the province. The Ontario Curling Council (Board of Directors) is seeking nominations for one Independent Councillor Position, for a three year term.  The position available, is for the role of Secretary/Treasurer, therefore the nominees must have a financial background with

New Funding Opportunity for Clubs to meet Accessibility Requirements

The Government of Canada is currently accepting applications from eligible organizations interested in receiving contribution funding from the Enabling Accessibility Fund for mid-sized projects. Funding will support the construction, renovation and retrofit of accessible facilities or venues in Canadian communities that offer or plan to offer programs and/or services that focus on a holistic approaching in addressing the social and/or labour market integration needs of people with disabilities. Notes: Funded projects are expected to begin in early 2019. Eligible organizations may