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GRANDE CACHE CURLING CLUB

NEWS
(Updated Oct 24nd, 2014)

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Season Under Way

The new curling season is finally underway.  A special welcome goes out to all our new curlers this season.  In the coming weeks, the club will host a series of development clinics that include refining the delivery, sweeping, and strategy.  Information will be posted on the website once dates and times are known.  Private and group lessons are available upon request.  The curling club is also making it's way into social media.  Check out the Grande Cache Curling Club group page on Facebook.

Stay tuned for "Bert's Rant"
 

Asham curling supplies available

Asham curling supplies are available for purchase through the curling club.  We currently have an assortment of brooms, replacement brush heads and grippers available.  Asham shoes and the rest of their products are available for order.  Check the Asham catalogue at the club or visit Asham.com to view their product line.


Reminder: Membership Fees Due

Membership fees are due at the start of the curling season (October 16th for Thursday league, or October 20th for Monday league).  Payment can be made on behalf of the team, or individually.  Lockers are also available on a first come first serve basis for a cost of $25 for the season.
 

Practice Ice

There will be practice ice on Wednesdays from 8:15 to 9:30pm, unless otherwise posted.  No charge for curling club members, $5 for non-members.


Information for new curlers

If you are new to our club, the following may be helpful:
Air temperature in the curling rink is 40F (4.4C) so wear suitable clothing.  Sliders are available at no cost.  Rental brooms are available for $2.00.  Of course, having your own equipment is preferable, but not necessary.  Absolutely no outdoor footwear is permitted on the ice surface (no exceptions).


Players looking for a team/Teams looking for players

If you are looking for players for your team, check the Member List page for information.  If you are wanting to curl, and are looking for a team, check the Member List  page for information on how to add your name to the list.


For Curling Nerds

If you are reading this, consider yourself a curling nerd.  What causes a curling stone to curl?  Check out this YouTube video on the physics of curling.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CUojMQgDpM



The
REAL reason curling is better than hockey!

Check out the YouTube video here.
 

Free WiFi available!

Free WiFi is now available at the curling club.  Internet access is sponsored by Nucleus, one of the club's new advertising partners.  Nucleus is an internet service provider (isp), and can provide internet service to Grande Cache, provided ports are available.  Residential service is $39.95/month, and business service is $49.95/month.  If you are frustrated with your current isp, give Nucleus a try.  Check their website at nucleus.com for more information.  Ask at the bar for the WiFi password.

Important:  If you obtain internet service through Nucleus, please mention that you were referred by the Grande Cache curling club.  The curling club will receive a $25 credit for each new account that is created.

 
  Advertisers Wanted

The Curling Club is always looking for Advertisers for either "In-Ice" or 4X8 wall signs.  Check the Advertising section for more information.

Attention Members:  Please help the club attract new advertisers by speaking with employers and other business people.  Have them contact Bert Opitz at 780-827-2126 for complete details.  If you own a business, please also consider advertising with the Curling Club.
 

 
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