About Ontario Curling Council

Jennifer Ferris is the Manager of Programs and Operations at the Ontario Curling Council. You can reach Jennifer at 289-527-0352 or by email at jennifer@ontcurl.com.

OCC Seeks applicants for New “Education Manager – South” Position

For the 2017-2018 Season, the Ontario Curling Council will be assuming the responsibilities of Technical Development on behalf of its members, the Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association – this includes all National Coaching Certification Program Coach Training, Coach Professional Development and Ice Technician Workshops/Training. In addition, the Ontario Curling Council is the recipient of another Ontario Sport Communities Recreation Grant – for a one year project “Ontario Kids Curl” – a project that will be pivotal in

OCC seeks Nominations for Independent Councillor (Board)

The Ontario Curling Council is seeking nominations to fill one Independent Councillor position on its Board of Directors (Council).  The Independent Councillor will be elected at the OCC’s AGM on June 26, 2017 to a term of three years. Details of skills and characteristics desired by the Council and application instructions can be found here: Independent Councillors – May 2017 Closing date:  June 1, 2017

Registration is now open for OCC’s 2017 Talent Identification & Development Camps

Once again the OCC will host eight (8) Talent ID/Development Camps this spring.  Young curlers age 13-20 are welcome to attend any of the eight camps to work with Provincial Coaches. Curlers will register as individuals.  Curler’s skills will be assessed in the morning and the focus will then turn to development in the afternoon where curlers will rotate through stations to work on a variety of skills and drills. Coaches are not required for the event, but are encouraged to attend

Celebrate Ontario 150 Grants Available for Clubs! Deadlines Quickly Approaching

Next year will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation in Canada. How will your community be celebrating? As one of the founding members of Confederation, Ontario will mark this milestone with a number of events and opportunities across the province showcasing the province’s rich history, innovative spirit and diverse culture. Municipalities, community organizations and Indigenous groups will also be able to access funding programs designed to bring people together, while laying the groundwork for a strong economic, social and cultural legacy

Now accepting applications for Wheelchair High Performance Camp

The Ontario Curling Council with generous support from the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Curling Canada are hosting a Wheelchair High Performance Camp in Kitchener at the K-W Granite on August 12-13th. This is an invitational event for High Performance Wheelchair Teams – now that all invitations have been accepted/rejected, we have room for ONE more team to attend. Criteria: Team must consist of a minimum of three people Team must intend on playing in NOCA or OCA provincials for the 2016-2017 season

Next Generation Program Teams Announced for 2016-2017 Season

The Ontario Curling Council wishes to thank all of the teams who applied to the Next Generation Program.  The number of teams who applied increased over last year and it is clear the future of curling in Ontario is bright as proven by the quality of the applications. Congratulations to the following teams who have been accepted into the program for the period of July 1, 2016-March 31, 2017: Team Tanner Horgan, Sudbury Team Kira Brunton, Sudbury Team Josh Leung, Whitby Team Mackenzie