Learn to Curl Sessions

Learn To Curl Team Goes Undefeated at LTC Bonspiel

This past Saturday we had 5 graduates of this year's LTC program play in the annual Carleton Place LTC Bonspiel with 11 other teams from around the valley.

The team of Kathi and Brian Cullen with Lynne and Malcolm Brown (coached by Dan Bradshaw) went undefeated at 3 - 0, placing a close second in the overall points for the spiel.
Undefeated Cullen/Brown team
Cathy Murphy teamed up with new curlers from Carleton Place and helped them to a hard fought 2 - 1 record, placing in the top half of the standings.
Everyone enjoyed a great day of curling and exposure to the social aspect of the game. Congratulations to all.
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Our Learn To Curl Program

Cost is $85 for 5 sessions*

*The cost of lessons will be credited towards your first-year membership if you decide to join after the end of the classes.

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Qualified instructors provide group lessons following the CurlON learn to curl guidelines.

This includes:

On-ice skills development

  • rock delivery (traditional and stick)
  • brushing (what it does and how to do it)

Off-ice lessons

  • game etiquette
  • rules of play
  • game strategy

Once completed you’ll be ready to join one or more of our leagues with a special rate for your membership. How cool is that! All levels of ability are welcomed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Isn't the ice slippery?

Suprisingly - no. Unlike smooth skating ice, curling ice has a fine "pebble" that gives it a bit of grip. The sweepers can actually run alongside the rock while they are sweeping.

I hate winter. Won't I get cold?

First of all, winter goes much quicker when you're a curler. It is below freezing in the arena - after all we are on ice. But there's no wind and the temperature of the air is maintained at constant slightly below freezing level. There are many curlers in the club who actually curl in short-sleeved T-shirts once they get warm from sweeping.

Do I need to buy a lot of equipment before I know I will even like the sport?

The Club supplies equipment for these sessions (brushes and sliders). Helmets are optional but suggested (hockey or bike helmet). You need to carry in a clean pair of INDOOR ONLY running shoes.

I've got bad knees/hips. There's no way I can squat down like I see them do on TV.

Stick curling 276x300We will teach you how to use a “stick” for delivering the rock. The introduction of the “stick” has opened up curling to almost everyone. Now there is no need to squat down to deliver the rock. When using the stick, the curler has rubber grippers on both shoes. This greatly increases the curlers stability on the ice.

Next session - Saturdays from Noon to 2 pm, Fall 2023 TBA

To register click or tap the "Register Rock" below. 

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Upcoming Events

01 Apr 2023 -
09:00AM -
Closing Hippie Spiel
14 Apr 2023 -
06:00PM -
Murder Mystery Dinner
15 Apr 2023 -
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Murder Mystery Dinner
20 Apr 2023 - 20 Apr 2023
07:00PM - 08:00PM
Annual General Meeting

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Smiths Falls Curling and Squash Club
P.O. Box 84 
13 Old Sly’s Rd.
Smiths Falls, ON, Canada  K7A 4S9


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About The Club

We are a unique facility in Eastern Ontario, offering both Curling and Squash to all of our members. Come and enjoy four sheets of some of the best curling ice around as well as two squash courts, a well equipped exercise room and a comfortable lounge for relaxing and rehashing that crazy 8th end!