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Change of Date and Location – GTA Skills Development Camp

For the past two seasons, the Ontario Curling Council has hosted Talent Identification Camps which have been attended by hundreds of curlers around the province.  This year’s camps will be shifting focus from Identification to a combination of Identification and Development. Seven camps have been scheduled around the province for March and April with a new date for the GTA now scheduled for Sunday, April 29 at the Leaside Curling Club starting at 10:00 AM.   A limited number of spots are...

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 submit...

Club Opportunity: Social Media Audit

It's 2018 and lets face it we all have a pretty good understanding of web presence and social media and how it works right?  We know the value of having a great website and we are completely set up on multiple social media platforms aren't we?  Does your curling club have a great Web and Social Media presence?  If the answer is NO and you want to learn more about leveraging Social Media Resources and even have a Social Media and Web Audit done on your...

Registration is now open for Youth Skill Development Camps

For the past two seasons, the Ontario Curling Council has hosted Talent Identification Camps which have been attended by hundreds of curlers around the province.  This year's camps will be shifting focus from Identification to a combination of Identification and Development. We have scheduled seven camps around the province for March and April.   Camps are intended for curlers age 13-20 but are especially recommended for U18 curlers.  We are reducing the number of spots at each camp to fit a new format...

Wheelchair Curling Coach PD Workshop – FREE Opportunity

The Ontario Curling Council has received a generous grant from the Coaches Association of Ontario to run a FREE Wheelchair Curling Coach PD Workshop. Coaches should be either Club Coach or Competition Coach Trained to take the workshop, as you'll be building off of skills taught in either of those two workshops. This workshop will take place on March 24, 2018 at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club. The workshop will be FREE with lunch/coffee provided and travel subsidies. We only have room...