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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 due to injury or age.    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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Upcoming Events

DM Spiel
Dec 20 2017 8:20AM 4:00PM
LTC 2/3
Jan 07 2018 4:30PM 6:30PM
TCA Men's Bonspiel
Jan 13 2018 8:30AM 5:00PM
Mixed Doubles Clinic
Jan 13 2018 7:00PM
LTC 2/4
Jan 14 2018 4:30PM 6:30PM
DW Refresher Clinic
Jan 15 2018 9:30AM 12:00PM
TCA Men's Bonspiel
Jan 16 2018 7:30PM
TCA Bonspiel
Jan 17 2018 1:00PM

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Interested in Curling?

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Unionville Curling Club? New to curling? Enroll in one of our Free "Introduction to Curling" events or sign up for one of our "Learn To Curl" programs.  Check out our New Member Info or our League Description page for more information or email us with your questions.

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