December Newsletter

Driftwood Brewery Sportsman's Bonspiel returns to Marpole 

Twenty-four teams took part in the annual Driftwood Brewery Sportsman's Men's Bonspiel at Marpole, Nov. 24-26. It was a great weekend of competitive curling with $5,800 awarded to our event finalists an semi-finalists. Thank you to our sponsors Driftwood Brewing, Waller Construction and Save-on-Foods.

A Final Winners: Stone Age (Abbotsford & Vancouver)
A winners
Left to right: second Deryk Brower, third Richard Brower, skip Lyle Sieg (lead Kent Bird not in the photo)
A final runner-up: Brad and the Bads (various clubs)
Skip: Brad Blackwell
Third: Doug Kilborn
Second: Peter Lang
Lead: Craig Coyne
The other A semifinalists were:
Patrick Prade (VCC)
44 Pounders (MCC) 
B Final Winners: Stu Harris (Cloverdale)
B winner
Left to right: skip Stu Harris, third Dean Lunn, second Todd O'Dell, lead Kent Royer
B final runner-up: Slidersaurus Rex (VCC/MCC)
Skip: Robin Wong
Third: Peter Kwok
Second: Steve Zolnay
Lead: Dale Bradley
The other B semifinalists were:
Roger Chan (MCC)
Andrew Forrest (VCC)
C Final Winners: Rock Hard (Tunnel Town)
C winners
Left to right: lead Taylor Hetherington, skip Colin Ross, third Jeremy Lake, second Carter Brown
C final runner-up: Warren Threlfall (MCC)
Skip: Warren Threlfall
Third: David Gurtina
Second: Mike Gomm
Lead: Hollis Lucky

The other C semifinalists were:
Broom for One More (VCC)
Hardline Bling (MCC)

Thank you to our bonspiel sponsors for our total prize purse of $5,800.

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Two more intermediate clinics coming up

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Over 40 people attended the first of three intermediate clinics on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Marpole CC. These clinics are headed by ACD (previously level 4) coach and Curl BC coaching course conductor Chris Summers. For more information and registration, click on the links below.

Clinic Two - Releases and Weight Control (delivery mechanics part 2)
Dec. 16, 4:50 pm to 7:50 pm
Clinic Three - Everything You Wanted to Know About Being a Sweeper (including skips!)
Jan. 13, 4:50 pm to 7:50 pm


Learn-to-curl programs and novice leagues in January

The five-week learn-to-curl programs and novice leagues have been growing this season. We have more to offer in January with learn-to-curl programs and novice leagues on Sundays and Thursday evenings.


Start the new year with a new Marpole Curling Club jacket!

We have new Marpole Curling Club jackets. They're available in two styles: traditional and modern.  Stop by the pro shop for sizing and to place your order. $115 plus taxes.

Traditional Jacket

This is the traditional style with a pattern like an old Marpole wool sweater. 


New Jacket

This is the more modern design jacket.


Get your toe dipped over the holiday break


 Protect the toe of your trailing foot shoe with an application of Tuff Toe protective coating. Drop it off at the office by Dec. 18, and it will be ready for you to pick up when you come to curl in January. $40 including taxes. 


Food drive for the Vancouver Food Bank is underway at Marpole CC 

The TESAC League has started a collection container for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. You can leave donations in the box by the front entrance. Thank you for helping during this holiday season!

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Holiday shopping ideas in the pro shop

Looking for a last-minute holiday gift? Do some shopping before or after your game in December. New this season, we have an inventory of Asham and Goldline shoes. Members receive a 10 percent discount on curling merchandise.



Contact Us

Marpole Curling Club

8730 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC, V6P 3S8

Phone: 604-327-3400


About MCC

Our facility was built in 1959 and still holds the same inviting atmosphere that it did back then. With six sheets of ice, a cafe, bar/lounge, games room and meeting room, we are able to accommodate events of all kinds. We are continuing to work on our club to ensure it is up-to-date, while still respecting its history and character.

The Marpole Curling Club acknowledges that it is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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