Marpole Ladies' Bonspiel expands to 28 teams
Thanks to a great response, we've added an extra four teams to our ladies' bonspiel, Jan. 25-28, increasing it to 28 teams. This year, it's a rockin' 1950s theme. In addition to Marpole teams, we also have teams visiting us from Seattle and other Lower Mainland clubs. A big thank you to the ladies' bonspiel committee for its organizing efforts. Click here for the draw and results.
Club championship runs Mar. 7 - 10
Join the board and help shape the club's future
By MCC president Becky Gibbons
TESAC Bonspiel on Feb. 3 is full
Name tags can now be ordered
Marpole CC jackets on sale in two styles
We have new Marpole Curling Club jackets. They're available in both tradional and modern styles. Stop by the club office for sizing and to place your order. $115 plus taxes.
This is the traditional style with a pattern like an old Marpole wool sweater.
This is the more modern design jacket.
Intermediate curling clinics hosted at Marpole CC
The third and final intermediate clinic at Marpole CC on Saturday, Jan. 13 focused on sweeping. These folks are trying to get more weight on the broom head. The clinics were headed by Curl BC coaching course conductor Chris Summers, assisted by other coaches on each sheet. The first two clinics focused on delivery of the rock.
Learn-to-curl programs and novice league growing
We've had a steady increase in new curlers coming in the door this season, signing up for our learn-to-curl clinics and carrying on in our Sunday Novice League. Both programs run for five weeks at a time. They started up again after the Christmas break and more will be going again in February.
Successful food drive for the 2023 holiday season
With the generosity of Marpole Curling Club members, we collected 158 kilograms (350 pounds) of food in December. The donations went to the Marpole Community Food Hub. Thanks to the TESAC League for leading this effort.
Spring curling available at Vancouver Curling Club
Does the thought of no curling after March make you feel glum. Check out spring curling leagues at the Vancouver Curling Club.