CURLING – 2018-19 Clubs Contacts

This winter season there will be four curling clubs around the province. If you or someone you know would be interested we have listed the location and person to contact.

The season goes from Sept/Oct to the middle/end of March depending on the club. Also depending on the club you may need to pay a membership or registration fee. All Blind and Vision Impaired individuals are welcome, we will teach beginners who want to try the sport and have never curled before.

Once again this year BC is sending two teams to the National Low Vision and Blind National Championships in Ottawa, February of 2019. Our friends from Kelowna Blind Curling are returning as Team Canada, as the defending Champs and a team from the Vancouver Blind Curling Club qualified to go out of the Provincial Play Downs last January.
This January the Provincials will be hosted by 100 Mile House on Jan 10th to 13th, 2019.
The 47th annual Western Blind Curling Championships will be hosted by BC in Kamloops on March 20th to 23rd, 2019. this competition is made up of two teams from each of the four Western Provinces. For more information please contact Fraser Hiltz at fraserhiltz@gmail.com

Contacts for Clubs are:

Vancouver Blind Curling Club, 4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver
Start date September 26th from 12 noon to 2pm
Contact Carol Kent carolkent@telus.net or Fraser Hiltz fraserhiltz@gmail.com
A minimal membership fee applies, we are very fortunate to have very low fees due to the generosity of the Vancouver Curling Club’s support of our Club.

Prince George Blind Curling Club
Terry Pipkey: tpipkey@shaw.ca

100 Mile House Blind Curling
Start date mid October through mid March
Contact Lori Fry odifry@shaw.ca

Kelowna Blind Curling Club,
551 Recreation Avenue
Start date October 7th from 10am to 12 noon
Contact Bill Mah: bmah59@shaw.ca

Respectfully submitted Fraser Hiltz, President of the BC Western Curling Association

 

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