Youth Curling

     INTRODUCTION

    Another great season of curling is underway at ESPCC! Our Youth Curling Program is a very active program focusing on introducing young people to curling as a recreational and social sport, developing the skills of young curlers and FUN!  Curling is a great way to meet people and make friends, while learning a sport you can play for a lifetime. 

    ESPCC offers comprehensive programs emphasizing fun, skills development and learning and playing the game.  Our youth programs run on Sundays from October 4th, 2020 until March 21st, 2021, with a two week break during the Christmas school break.

    Due to the restrictions in place for COVID-19, each curler is only allowed to have one parent/guardian accompany them into the curling club each week during their league session.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay and watch their curler(s) curl and are expected to observe the curling club rules in place at the time. (See ESPCC Return To Play Guidelines)

    Where physical distancing cannot be maintained both on and off the ice, masks will be required to be worn.


    YOUTH PROGRAMS

     

    LITTLE ROCKS     (Ages 6 - 9)     SUNDAYS - 3:15 - 4:15 PM

    The emphasis is on fun while learning the fundamentals and etiquette of curling.  Instruction will be provided to develop our curlers skills and technique with game play being gradually introduced.

    Equipment Required: Curling broom, clean soled shoes, gripper, slip on slider (optional), comfortable loose fitting clothing, and a curling (or hockey) helmet is strongly recommended for curlers who are 12 years of age or under on December 31st, 2020. 


    BANTAM     (Ages 10 - 13)     SUNDAYS - 12:30 - 2:30 PM 

    The emphasis is on fun while learning the fundamentals and etiquette of curling.  Instruction will be provided to develop curlers skills, technique and strategy using a combination of drills and game play.  The first part of the season will focus on a combination of instruction and short games.  Curlers will then progress to a round robin tournament and play-offs to end the season.

    Equipment Required: Curling broom, clean soled shoes, gripper, slip on slider or proper curling shoes, comfortable loose fitting clothing, and a curling (or hockey) helmet is strongly recommended for curlers who are 12 years of age or under on December 31st, 2020.


    JUNIOR INTER-CLUB     (Ages 14 - 18)     SUNDAYS - Draw Times Vary

    We are looking for junior curlers to sign up as individuals or as an entire team.  Experienced Bantam curlers can also participate in the inter-club league.  For those curlers that sign up as individuals, teams will be formed at the start of the season.  Junior curlers not wanting to participate in the inter-club league are welcome to sign up for our Bantam league.  

    The season will begin with each team participating in three weeks of clinics, one on one coaching with a CurlManitoba instructor.  These sessions are designed to prepare the teams for the curling season with the refinement of skills, technique and strategy using a combination of intensive drills and game play.  Teams will then participate in a round robin tournament each week with junior curling teams throughout the city and surrounding area, with play-offs to end the season.     

    Equipment Required: Curling broom, clean soled shoes, gripper, slip on slider or proper curling shoes, and comfortable loose fitting clothing is required.


    The Youth Curling Development Program is generously supported by:

    Sobeys Birds Hill200  


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    Location

    260 Hoddinott Road
    East St. Paul, MB, Canada
    R2E 0H7

    Contact Info

    Phone: (204) 661-5837
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    The East St. Paul Curling Club, located in East St. Paul, Manitoba, was founded in 1957 by a group of local citizens. Over the years the club has undergone many upgrades and today is a world class facility.

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