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Q:  What equipment do you need to play curling?
A:  All you need is some loose fitting clothing and a pair of running shoes.   We will supply at no cost a curling broom and rubber "grippers" that attach to your shoes to grip the ice as you move down the sheet.    

Q:  Does the club have a learn-to-curl program?
A:  Yes.  Click here for more information

Q:  Does the club host Introduction to Curling Events?
A:  Yes.  Click here for more information

Q:  How long does it take to learn curling?
A:  You can start playing after just a few hours of training.

Q:  How long is the typical curling game?
A:  Two hours.

Q: Are there leagues for men and women?
A:  Yes, Click here for more information on our Leagues.   

Q:  Are there programs for children and teenagers?
A:  Yes, see Junior and Little Rock program descriptions: Click here 

Q:  What if am unable to execute the rock delivery?
A:  You can deliver the rock with your broom or a specially designed stick that attaches to the rock.   This is the ideal option for anyone who cannot deliver the rock in the traditional way. It is also why we have many highly active curlers who over 70 years old.

Q:  Is curling good exercise?
A:  Yes, you can expect to burn a lot of calories every game.

Q:  What traditions are integral in curling?
A: Teamwork and good sportsmanship.   Curling is also a highly social game that always ends with the opposing teams getting together to share a refreshment or drink -- and it is the winners who buy the first round.

Q:  Is curling a family oriented sport?
A:  Yes, frequently spouses and even entire families join and play together.

Q:  How long is the curling season?
A:  The curling season begins in October and wraps up with the Club Championship in mid April.   You can join the Club at any time.   Click here for information.     

Q:  Are there any special events?
A:  Yes, every year we have many Bonspiels  - Club wide and League - in fun formats that anyone can enter.  As well, we have an annual silent and live auction night and many social events during the season.

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The Unionville Curling Club is privately owned by its members and operated by an elected Board of Directors. It represents a group of individuals dedicated to the Sport of Curling.

The Unionville Curling Club was founded in 1919. From its humble beginnings in a small converted barn to its present location, the club has grown to become one of Ontario's most respected curling clubs. Situated in the heart of the village of Unionville, it serves curlers from the surrounding area as well as Metro Toronto.

The Unionville Curling Club is an active member of the Canadian Curling Association, Ontario Curling Association and the Toronto Curling Association.