Trial Membership provides the opportunity for new curlers or those new to the Welland Curling Club, to experience the sport and the club without the initial commitment of an annual membership fee. Trial Members curl in the first 8 week draw in one of the following leagues:
a) Wednesday Night Mixed, or
b) Tuesday Day Ladies, or
c) Thursday Day Ladies
At the conclusion of the trial period, those wanting to continue to curl can enroll as Full New Members or One League Members for the remainder of the curling season. Their Trial Membership fee will be deducted from the fee of the membership category joined.
Learn to Curl is a six week program of instruction for adults covering:
-Safety on the ice
-Delivering the stone
-Understanding turns and curl
-Use of curling delivery aids
-Strategy of the game
-Short practice games
Learn to curl programs are held on Sundays at 4:30, Tuesday at 1:00 and Fridays at 7:00 pm. At the conclusion of the program those wanting to curl in a league for the remainder of the year the fee of the membership option selected will be reduced prorated for the weeks remaining in the season.
For both Trial Members and Learn to Curl participants’ equipment is provided. You need only a clean pair of rubber soled shoes and loose fitting clothing suitable in a 5 degree environment.