Curling is continuing in the Greater Kingston Area this 2020 – 2021 season with COVID 19 precautions in place at the Royal Kingston Curling Club and Cataraqui Golf and Country Club. Garrison Golf and Curling Club and Gananoque Curling Club are both planning to start their curling seasons in January 2021. The Napanee District Curling Club has decided not to put their ice in this season but are looking forward to returning to curling in October 2021.
2020 Brier a Roaring Success!
The 2020 Tim Horton’s Brier, held in Kingston February 29-March 8, 2020, was a roaring success:
For a full report of this event and the benefits it brought to our city, please click HERE
Strategy Session with Team McDonald
Open to members of the 5 curling clubs of Greater Kingston Curling
POSTPONED to FALL 2020 – Date T.B.A.
Cataraqui Golf and Country Club
961 King Street West
Kingston ON, K7L 4V6
Come listen to Team McDonald members – Scott Chadwick and Wesley Forget discuss advanced curling strategy. Hear them share some of their experiences in playing in the Grand Slam of Curling, the Ontario Tankard and the Brier.
Attendance is free to all members of the 5 Greater Kingston Curling Clubs (Cataraqui Golf and Country Club, Gananoque Curling Club, Garrison Golf and Curling Club, Napanee and District Curling Club, and Royal Kingston Curling Club). Please email email@example.com if you will be attending so we can plan for numbers.
Greater Kingston Junior Curing League 2019-2020
Greater Kingston Junior Curling league wrapped up a short but successful season with a one day spiel at Royal Kingston Curling Club February 1. 10 teams from the 5 clubs (Cataraqui Golf and Curling Club, Gananoque Curling Club, Garrison Curling Club, Napanee Curling Club and Royal Kingston Curling Club) participated in the the league. The event was a 3 game points spiel with the 2 Napanee teams going home victorious. The teams enjoyed a fun day of curling topped off with snacks and lunch. Thank you to the coaches, parents and clubs for helping to make this event happen.
Pictured here, the GKC Second Event winners. Left to Right are Skip Alex Splinter, Vice Abigail VanderPlas, Second Ewan Jones and Lead Zachary Griffin. Missing is Lead Liam McGarvey who shared the position for the day.
GKC Presentation to Ontario U21 Team
GKC presentation of a cheque for $500.00 to the Ontario U21 team skipped by Owen Purdy. Good luck at the Nationals in Langley, B.C.
Skip: Owen Purdy, third Joshua Leung, second Nathan Steele and lead Colin Schnurr. Absent is the coach John Sawchuk
GKC Sponsorship Recipients 2018-19
Click here to meet the 10 juniors who applied and qualified for the GKC Junior Sponsorship. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.
Vice Chair, Greater Kingston Curling
Continental Cup 2019
The Red Team celebrates their victory in the Continental Cup. Once again the teams were deadlocked heading into the final draws and this year the Red Team won more “Skins” than the Blue Team to sweep them aside. For more event memories, click here
GKC Feb Fest 2019
Visitors enjoy personalized curling tutorials at Kingston’s downtown Market Square ice rink. To see our V.I.P. hosts, click here.
GKC Junior League 2018-19
Congratulations to the Juniors from Napanee & District Curling Club for their undefeated season followed by the A Division Championship in the G.K.C. Playoffs ! To see more winning teams, click here.
Greater Kingston Curling also known as The Greater Kingston & Area Curling Association represents 5 Kingston and area curling clubs. The association is administered by a Board of Directors and is entirely volunteer governed.
Area Bonspiel List
Each of our 5 member clubs host several bonspiels throughout the year. Take a look at our area bonspiel calendar and join us for a great day of curling!
All of our 5 member clubs host open to the public (all welcome) Little Rocks and Junior Curling Programs. Little Rocks is designed for youths aged 5-11 years old. Juniors are aged 12-17.
Want to learn to curl or get started? All of our 5-member clubs run open houses and learn to curl clinics at the start of each season. Many of the clubs offer new curler leagues and can easily get you introduced and playing on a recreation team. Start Curling