Come out for some fun curling with your family and friends!
Friday, March 1 from 6:30 to 8 pm.
Only $5 per family. Everyone is welcome: kids, parents, grandparents, family members, friends and neighbours!
Just bring clean indoor runners and warm, stretchy clothing. We’ll provide all the equipment and tips to get you curling whether you've been on the ice before or not.
Check out this poster to sign up or get more info.
The theme is Hockey: The Other Game on Ice
Our curling season is wrapping up in March, but hockey will still be going strong. So enter our version of the Stanley Cup Playoffs as part of the celebrations for the Oliver Arena's 50th anniversary!
Sign up as an NHL team and wear anything with that team's logo, colours or spinoff from its name (e.g., kings or sharks). Teams with great "uniforms" will be entered into a prize draw too.
$100 per team: includes 2 games, lunch and prizes!
Starts at 9 am on Saturday, March 9. (The number of draws depends on the number of teams that sign up. If we have 16 teams, there will be 4 draws plus dinner.)
The really big show of the season! Three action-packed days of curling and merrymaking. Teams travel from all over the province to play in this bonspiel.
This year we have 20 men's teams and 16 ladies' teams ready for action. Because of the larger number of teams, two draws will be held at the Osoyoos Curling Club on Saturday morning (February 23).
February 23 is also Curling Day in Canada. Join the country-wide celebration! We'll be tracking the overall score for the day (blue and red rocks) and submitting it to Curling Canada and also collecting $1/player for entries to win a $10,000 renovation grant for the curling club.
Click here to get all the bonspiel details!...
Over 50 people turned out for our Family Fun Day on January 19th, including kids as young as 4 and their parents, grandparents and friends. We even had visitors from Omak and Seattle! The day began with a 2-minute video guide to curling followed by an overview of safety and sweeping, then everyone went on the ice to learn and practice their new skills for an hour. Then it was time for a great lunch generously provided by Buy-Low, plus popcorn thanks to the loan of a popcorn maker from Oliver Parks and Rec. After lunch, teams were put together to go play a game punctuated with laughter and cheers as shots were made or missed.
Every child/youth who took part was awarded a certificate of participation and a goodie bag containing chocolate, Subway coupon and Oliver Theatre gift certificate. Special thanks to Subway for the coupons and to Lyle Miller of the Oliver Theatre for matching every $5 gift certificate with a free child or student movie pass. And congratulations to all the curling families (most of whom had never curled before): Colk, Danbrook, Dumas, Khodarahmi, Kirs, Kistler, Knechtel, Seminoff, Whittalll and Wise!
Huge thanks to our volunteers who made it such a great day for all these families: Dave McCombe, Phil Anderson, Polly McKay, Tracey Boen, Tracy Zandee, Ron Brooks, Jen Seminoff, Diane Tetreault, Brandon Paetkau and Kaitlyn Rouw (our two juniors), Ron Pidduck, and our fabulous school program coordinator, Cathy Pidduck, who made it all happen!
Stay tuned for more family events at the Oliver Curling Club this season....