The Day Curlers’ League is a day time, friendly, open, senior league that meets at least twice a week to curl and is primarily attended by, but not restricted to, retired men and women age 50 and above who prefer the “Tag Draw” curling format as well as regular special events.
The Day Curlers’ mandate is to provide a balanced curling program between social, recreational and competitive curling activities as well as satisfying the wide diversity of age and physical ability of its members. Fun, fellowship, and exercise are our main objectives.
Arrive and play a “Tag Draw” format with different members. “Tag Draw” Curling is at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday and, 9:45 A.M. on Thursday beginning on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
Social days, with snacks provided, usually occur on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Monday Competitive Team Curling
Sign up to participate in this extra activity, there are 4 draws per season.
Skips draft teams from the signed up players.
A five-week schedule is played on Mondays at 10:00 A.M.
The first Monday is October 16, 2017.
There are three internal Spiels available on a sign up basis.
Christmas, Robbie Burns and a Closing Spiel at season’s end.
Friendly Club Exchanges
There are two home and away club exchanges per season available on a sign up basis.
They are exchanges with York and Uxbridge Curling Clubs.
The Toronto and District Senior Men’s Curling Association (TDSMCA) is a competitive interclub league which includes clubs from Donalda, East York, Leaside, Richmond Hill, Scarborough and Tam Heather. Players from the Richmond Hill Curling Club are invited to participate based on skill level, position and space availability. They can expect to play a minimum of 3 games per season and may opt to play in the TDSMCA Christmas Spiel and / or Closing Banquet.
Nominal fees are collected for Internal Spiels, Club Exchanges, and TDSMCA.
All members will contribute to a social fund. The Social Fund Fees are used to provide a variety of amenities and donations:
Thank You Gift Cards to Club Staff Twice a Year
Condolences and Get Well Wishes
Club Fund Raisers (I.E. Rock Handles)
Food Bank Donation
Social Day Snacks
Year End Club Donation
Closing Spiel Subsidy (Based on pro rata of the Social Fee payment)
The Social Fee Schedule is as follows:
Full Year $20
Half Year $15
Last Quarter $10
One on one instruction is available on a sign up basis.
Thursday October, 12, 2017, 9:45 A.M. plus “Tag Curling”
Other Available Activities
At Richmond Hill there are two men’s senior spiels:
1. Beef-o-Rama (55 and over) Monday, December 27th, 2017
2. Last Chance (65 and over) Friday, April 6th, 2018
President: Peter Nixon
Vice President: Neil Cooney
Treasurer: Dave Webster
Past President: Harold Biderman
Draw Master: Grant Leishman
Clinics: Harold Biderman
Sponsors: Robert Fukunaga, Neil Cooney
Friendly Exchanges: Ken Collum, Doug Bowers, Rolly Angeles
Tuesday Social: Janice & Mike Nestor
Web Master: Harold Biderman, Peter Nixon
TDSMCA: Bob Thompson
Monday Curling: Bob Thompson, Peter Nixon, Neil Cooney
Robbie Burns: Marcel Lanteigne, Dave Webster, Jim Cairns
Christmas Spiel: Mike Hanley, Terry Scott, Bruce Sullivan, Bill Virtue
Beef-O-Rama/Last Chance Spiels: Peter Nixon, Harold Biderman, Doug Bowers,
Closing Spiel: Colin Hellens, Craig Taylor, Ken Collum
Golf Tournament: Peter Nixon, Paul Wells, Craig Taylor
2017/18 Major Sponsors
Oak Ridges Retirement Community
Richmond Hill Retirement Community
Marshall Funeral Home Inc.