U18/U21 Northern Ontario Men’s Development Grants

  The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to offer Competitive Skill development grants specifically intended to remove barriers to competition and to help competitive teams target improvements. Only U18/U21 Men’s…

World Academy of Sport Curling Voucher Raffle

  Ontario has obtained six voucher codes for CurlON and NOCA combined. Three males and three females will be chosen (through a randomized selection – ie. “Raffle”) to receive a…

Next Gen Applications for 2022/23 are now OPEN

The Ontario Curling Council announces that the Application Window for NextGen 2022/23 is now Open. The Next Gen Program is designed to support athletes who have proven competitive success over…

OCC Academy Team Announcement

On the weekend of April 30 / May 1, the Ontario Curling Council held our development / try out camp for our Academy Team pilot project at the Dundas Valley…

OCC seeking Independent Councillor (Board Member) for 3-Year Term

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario.  The OCC works collaboratively with its members CurlON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association to…

OCC U18 Academy Camp – April 30 / May 1

For the 2022-2023 season, the Ontario Curling Council will be piloting a new program.  The Academy Team Project is a Training Group for individuals, with dedicated coaching, testing, curriculum and…

Dalhousie students develop new smartbroom prototype

This past week, on September 15 2016, Dalhousie University engineering students Devon Hartlen and Katherine Adye presented their team’s design for a sophisticated curling “smart broom” to the 2016 Engineers…

Top 8 Reasons Why You & Your Team Need to TRAIN for Curling

The first few are obvious, but #4 is not what you would expect! In the past, many curlers were not concerned about being fit. Today, however, fitness conditioning has come…

The Top 10 Health Benefits of Urban Poling

In my pursuit of finding affordable, fun, outdoor activities that provide multiple health benefits I recently came across Urban Poling. Not only do you feel like you are flying (see…