Next Gen Teams Starting Strong

    With the 2021/22 Season well underway the Ontario Curling Council would like to acknowledge the early success of our Next Gen Program teams so far.     Tier 1…

Coming Together in Pursuit of Parasport Excellence Webinar

The Ontario Curling Council, in partnership with Curling Canada, Wheelchair Basketball Canada and Wheelchair Rugby Canada are please to present a Parasport Community Webinar – “Coming Together in Pursuit of…

Curl Better Adult Camps – Woodstock Curling Centre

  The Ontario Curling Council is excited to announce that we will be delivering a Curl Better Adult Camp at the Woodstock Curling Centre December 4/5, 2021.  Formerly named “Adult…

Forget named Competitions and Development Coordinator

  Following a public search process, a hiring committee comprised of staff and board members representing the Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) are pleased to…

2021-2022 Next Gen Teams Announced

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the 10 teams who will be supported through our Next Gen Program for the 2021-2022 Season.   Tier 1:  Four Teams will…

Return To Coaching Fall 2021-22

    While the possibility of a curling season is looking more and more likely for 2021/22 there remain many questions.  The OCC has assembled a Return to Coaching guide…

I Had It, Lost it, Gotta Find It Again!

We’ve all been there! We had draw weight in our back pocket (or wherever you keep valuable possessions) but lost it and have to get it back a.s.a.p.! What to…

Pampered Ice

No you would not! You might “think” you’d like to play on “championship ice” but as a recreational curler, even though you could strike it from your “bucket list”, I…

Dryland Training for Open Brushing Footwork

This article is joint work with Dr. John Newhook, Dean of Engineering, Dalhousie University. In a previous article, entitled “Dryland Training for Closed Brushing Footwork”, we described a simple, wheeled…