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Team Camp Announcement – Oct. 31, 2020

  OCC Team Camp KW Granite The Ontario Curling Council is happy to announce that we are hosting a team camp at the KW Granite Club in Waterloo, October 31, 2020.    Any team configuration is welcome including juniors, seniors, mixed, wheelchair etc. Due to Covid restrictions teams are restricted to four players plus one team coach. Spaces are limited to adhere to Covid restrictions. The camp is a “Build Your Own” agenda with no required components. Each team will get two 90 minute

Team Homan Virtual Junior Camp

  The Ontario Curling Council is proud to be helping Team Rachel Homan deliver their first ever virtual youth curling camp! The camp consists of three sessions, October 20, 21, 22 at 7:00pm EST.  Sessions include “Technical & Physical“, “Strategy” and “Team Dynamics & Mental Training“.  For more information and to register head to the Homan Camp Registration page!  Spaces are limited so don’t miss out!   Team Homan Website

The Inside Sheet with DJ Brooks

Have you seen “The Inside Sheet” with DJ Brooks yet?  This is our video show with some of Ontario’s top curlers having a chat with our host, DJ Brooks!  It’s personal, funny and engaging and the best part is that many of the questions come right from you!  Yes, we pose your questions to our guests either from typed submissions or (gasp!) video!  It’s a fun time and a great way to get to know some of Ontario’s (and the

Mentors Express by Coaches Association of Ontario

  Coach competency is an integral aspect of Ontario’s community sport programs. Coaches have the unique capacity to inspire, drive and influence athletes, impacting their pathways to excellence and overall sport experience. Mentors Express aims to enhance a Coach’s ability to apply various concepts from the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) by providing direct access to experts in five essential fields: Sport Psychology Nutrition Leadership & Management Strength and Conditioning For more information on mentorship opportunities for Coaching Athletes with a Disability, please click 

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