About the VCC
The Vancouver Curling Club is located at Hillcrest Centre in the facility that hosted the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games curling competitions. With eight sheets of ice in a modern, bright and accessible building, the VCC has more than 1,100 members who participate in 20 leagues.
Established in 1912, the VCC has a history of excellence with almost 50 Club teams winning provincial championships, including: 24 Men's, 7 Women's, 5 Mixed, 7 Senior Men's, 1 Senior Women's, 1 Masters Men's, 1 Junior Men's, and 1 Junior Women's. The VCC is also the proud home of the Lyall Dagg team who won the MacDonald Brier and Men's World Championship in 1964.
The Vancouver Curling Club is a community facility that welcomes the public for curling and social activities.
The Vancouver Curling Club will ensure its long-tem viability by growing its membership, building active and diverse partnerships and by providing an enjoyable curling experience.
Leagues and Membership:
Aside from the Novice League, Junior Development League, and High School League, all VCC leagues are run by volunteer league reps and often the League's own Board of Directors. These leagues recruit members and pay fees to use the Vancouver Curling Club's ice facilities. For information or to join a particular league please contact the league rep associated with the league of interest. League list can be found here.
Benefits of Club Membership:
To become a member of the Vancouver Curling Club, curlers pay through their league, or purchase a membership directly from the Club (considered a practice membership) which allows them to curl in any league an unlimited amount of times (some league charge spare fees per game). VCC members also receive:
- 10% off most items in the VCC Pro Shop
- A CurlBC membership
- Insurance coverage through CurlBC
For further questions regarding Club membership please contact Ryan Schmidt, Membership Services Coordinator.
Statement of Principles and Code of Conduct:
The Vancouver Curling Club supports:
- The principle and practice of fair and equitable allocation of resources and opportunities to both female and male members.
- The principle of all volunteers (including coaches and officials) and staff demonstrating ethical practices when working with curlers and curling club representatives. Coaches are required to sign the Coaches Association of B.C. agreement regarding an appropriate code of conduct. Rules on fair play are included in the sport.
- The integration of athletes and volunteers with a disability into the sport. The Vancouver Curling Club has a partnership with the Western Blind Curling Association and its local affiliate the Vancouver Blind Curling Club.
- The Vancouver Curling Club shall follow the guidelines of Sport B.C.’s harassment policy.
- The Vancouver Curling Club shall follow the Code of conduct for athletes and coaches, including drug and alcohol use, as stated in the CCA rule book in the Special Rules for Competition; Code of Ethics and Fair Play as stated in the CCA rule book which in effect for participants, coaches, officials and volunteers.
- The Vancouver Curling Club will promote positive behavior between members, members and staff, and staff to staff.
The VCC is committed to a healthy, harassment-free environment. As such, the VCC has developed a policy to prohibit bullying, harassment or discrimination of any type, and to deal quickly and effectively with any incident that might occur. This policy applies to all VCC employees, members and volunteers.