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Curling Canada Releases Return to Play Guidelines

Curling Canada in consultation with our members,  CurlON and Northern Ontario Curling Association have released curling’s Return to Play Guidelines. Member Clubs are encouraged to connect with their respective Member Association (CurlON or NOCA) for additional resources. The Ontario Curling Council is continuing to liaise with the Ontario Government to communicate member club questions/concerns, seek clarifications on Emergency Orders and lobby for assistance at the club and PSO level.

Ontario Curling Council Holds 2020 AGM and Elects New Councillor

The Ontario Curling Council continues to conduct business and held it’s 2020 Annual General Meeting on July 13, 2020. During the meeting the Council approved a slight change to the Ontario Curling Council’s Bylaws. The complete AGM package including the approved 2019-2020 Financial statements can be found here. The Council elected Ivan Strachan from Neebing, ON to a three year term as an Independent Councillor. We wish to thank outgoing Councillor, Rick Meraska for his five years of service (including one year

Summer Webinar Sale!

Announcing our Summer Webinar Sale!!!   For the first time ever the Ontario Curling Council is putting our Archived Webinar PD offering on sale!  For a limited time, you can get Professional Development points to support your Certified Maintenance of Certification at 70% off the normal price.  Right now Archived PD points are only $6.99 (+HST).     Now is the ideal time for certified coaches to get some valuable PD.  This sale is only on for a limited time so don’t wait.  Head to

OCC Webinars Combat Social Distancing Boredom!

The Ontario Curling Council has arranged several new webinars for coaches, athletes and one for club curlers.  People are staying close to home and may have run out of closets to clean so why not expand knowledge by tuning into 4 interactive sessions.   April 1 – Effective Season Debriefing with Paul Webster, National Program Coach and Team Leader to Canada’s men’s teams at World and Olympic Competitions.  This session will focus on how to review and debrief the past season with

Prep4Performance Coaching Symposium Postponed

It is with the utmost caution, that the Ontario Curling Council’s Board and Staff have made the difficult decision to postpone the Prep4Performance Coaching Symposium scheduled for May 29-31, 2020, at the Briar’s Resort in Jackson’s Point due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic. The event will be rescheduled for the Spring of 2021.  A new date will be set in the coming months and it will be communicated on our website, mailing lists, and social media

Update on Impact of Covid-19 on Remaining Ontario Curling Council Activities

After careful consideration of the rapidly changing global pandemic, the Ontario Curling Council staff and board have made the difficult decision to suspend all in-person activities for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season. Affected events include:  Competition Coach Workshop – Oshawa Curling Club – March 21-22, 2020 U15 Challenge Cups – Vanastra, St. Catharines Golf and Country Club, Quinte, Kapuskasing and Kenora – March 28-29, 2020 The health and wellness of our athletes, coaches, contractors, officials, volunteers, and host facility staff are of paramount