Clinics

Clinic Registration

Dates and program for the 2016-17 season are being posted here when confirmed. For more information, contact Richard Brower at msc@vancurl.com or 604-874-0122, ext. 2.


Basic Skills Clinics

$35 plus GST (one day) or $50 plus GST (two day)

A basic skills clinic is an introduction to curling, focusing on delivering a curling rock and sweeping along with basic knowledge about how the game is played. It is ideal for someone who wants to try curling and then decide on learning and playing more.

Basic skills clinics in September of 2016 are:

Wednesday, Sept. 14 and Thursday, Sept. 15 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm both nights

Saturday, Sept. 17 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm (registration now closed)


Intermediate Clinics

These clinics are designed for curlers who have advanced beyond learning to curl. Delivery and sweeping clinics are also tentatively planned for Friday, Dec. 30 with details to be posted here at a later date.

Delivery Video Analysis Clinic - Saturday, Oct. 8, 2:15 to 5:15 pm

This clinic will be led by Will Sutton, the education manager and high performance development coach with Curl BC. Participants will have their delivery video taped and analyzed prior to receiving instruction. Participants will be pre-booked to have their delivery video taped at a certain time during the three-hour period.

The cost is $30.00 plus GST and payment is made online at the time of registration. 

Click here to register for the delivery video analysis clinic.

Sweeping Clinic - Saturday, Oct. 8, 5:45 to 6:45 pm 

This clinic will be led by Will Sutton, the education manager and high performance development coach with Curl BC. Participants will learn proper sweeping technique, timing of rocks, judging rock speed and communication.

Click here to register for the sweeping clinic.

The cost is $15.00 plus GST and payment is made online at the time of registration. 

Strategy Clinic - tentatively book for Saturday, Nov. 5

Skipping tactics, shots to call for your team, offensive and defensive strategies and when to use them. Details to be confirmed.

Mental Skills Clinic - tentatively booked for Saturday, Nov. 5

Session with a sports psychologist to learn mental techniques used by successful curlers. Details to be confirmed. 


Advanced Competition Clinic - Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:15 to 6:15 pm

The advanced competition clinic provides a learning opportunity for curlers wishing to enter competitive events such as the Curl BC playdowns. The goal is to help teams on the verge of entering playdowns feel more confident and prepared. Topics to be covered include delivery video analysis, strategy, the latest sweeping science and pre-game practices.

The clinic is taught by level 3 certified coaches and competitive curlers with provincial and national experience. The Oct. 15 clinic will be run by Karen Watson, a level 3 certified coach who has coached many competive teams and been a Curl BC coach, and Robbie Gallaugher, a curler with BC championship experience who is also a level 3 certified coach.

The cost of the clinic is $50 per person plus GST. Numbers are limited and preference may be given to complete teams registering over individual curlers.

Click here to register for the advanced competition clinic.


It is possible that a clinic could be cancelled seven days prior to its date, due to low registration attendance. A full refund or reschedule will be provided at that time.