Day Curling

 

General Information

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.

 

Primary Activities

 Tag Curling

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.

 

Additional Activities

 

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.

 

Internal Spiels

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.

 

Friday’s TDSMCA 

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.

 

Additional Fees

 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

 

Fall Clinics

 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

 

Executive

President: Peter Nixon

Vice President: Neil Cooney

Treasurer: Dave Webster

Past President: Harold Biderman

 

Commitees

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.

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