Juniors

Saturdays
October 1
to February 25
10:00 to Noon 
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Season Dates

2016
  • 1, 15, 22, 29 October
  • 5, 19 November
  • 3, 10 December
2017
  • 7,14, 21, 28 January
  • 18, 25, February

Program Overview

Ages:

8 to 19 years

Cost:
Recreational & New Curlers - $100

This is for Juniors new to curling regardless of their age and for those who would like to improve their skills in a recreational environment.  This group is for Juniors who don't want to participate in Bonspiels or in the competitive Optimist Junior Inter-club league.

Competitive Curlers - $125

This is for Juniors who want to improve their competitive curling skills.  To curl in this group the Junior must participate in the competitive Optimist Junior Inter-club league or in at least 1 Bonspiel during the season.

Practice Times:

Recreational & New Curlers - 11am to noon

Competitive Curlers - 10am to noon

Registration

3 Ways to Register for 2016-2017 Season:
  1. Online
  2. At the Open House on September 10, 2016 from 7 to 9pm at the Port Moody Recreation Centre near the curling lounge stairs
  3. First day of curling - October 1, 2016 at 9:30am
Beginners Welcome!  Fun Practice to Follow

Please note that only NEW players need to complete the membership form.

Junior Curling Coaches Needed

The PMCC - Juniors Program is looking for support in coaching youth between the ages of 8 and 19.

We are looking for coaches for both our recreational and competitive programs.

Time commitment is as little as 2 hours a week up to 10 hours, primarily on the weekends.

For more information, please contact Meno @ Email Me

The PMCC Juniors Program is 100% Volunteer Run

The Juniors Program is part of the Port Moody Curling Club and is 100% volunteer run. Parents must commit to 6 hours of volunteer time per child or pay a volunteer fee of $100 per child, should they choose not to volunteer. There are lots of jobs available to assist us in the running of the Junior club. Jobs that we need help with include: on-ice assistance, on-ice coaching, help with hot chocolate, help with Christmas party and year-end party, fundraising, jacket orders, bonspiel sign-up and co-ordination, webmaster, communications, recruitment and welcoming of adult volunteers, photography, badge preparation and executive positions. Click on Volunteers.

More Information

The Juniors Program is an excellent opportunity for all youngsters 8 to 19 years to experience the thrill of learning a great game with a fabled history and a bright future. The game of curling offers a chance for kids to meet new friends, have fun, and learn about etiquette and teamwork.

It is recommended that the youth dress warmly, in layers, with gloves and a hat.

Players MUST have a dedicated pairs of sneakers to be worn only on the ice.

Players may also want to purchase their own sliders, grippers and brooms, but this is not mandatory as there is equipment available at the rink to borrow. There are also two social events each year – a Christmas party and a Year-End party.

Please be prompt in picking up your child!

Supervision (along with Parents) & instruction provided by members of the Port Moody Curling Club

Bonspiels

There are 3 to 4 bonspiels that our Club typically participates in during the season. They are put on by the curling clubs of Lower Mainland. There is an additional cost to participate in these bonspiels, approximately $25 to $50 per player, per event.

Competitive Teams take part in the Optimist Junior Interclub Curling League

For those interested in participating at a more competitive level, the Optimist Junior Interclub Curling League, optimistjuniorcurling.ca, holds its games on Sundays, mainly in Cloverdale. This is for curlers who wish to play on a team, and are able to make the commitment of attending these Sunday games. Beginners are definitely welcome! 

If you are interested in playing on a team please let the co-ordinator know in early October

Each Optimist team also requires a parent to act as an assistant coach and another parent to act as team co-ordinator. There is an additional cost to participate in the Optimist League (approximately $50 to $75 for the season). There will be a special meeting for parents whose children are playing in Optimist early October.