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Throughout the year, the Broadmoor Curling Club (BCC) holds various events for members and those interested in the sport of curling.  If you would like to receive emails from the Broadmoor Curling Club to notify you of upcoming events such as those listed below, click on the Subscribe to Club Emails link on the menu on the left. 

  • Learn to Curl Clinics - provide an opportunity for the general public to learn the basic skills of the game in addition to scoring and basic strategy.  You'll have a chance to play a game. Come out and join us!  Learn why Curling is the fastest growing sport in the USA.  For information on Learn to Curl clinics click on the Learn to Curl Clinics link on the Home page.
  • Leagues - We offer Fall, Winter and Summer Leagues.  For information on our current leagues click on the Leagues link on the Home page and to register go to Upcoming Events on the home page.  You must be a club member to participate in our leagues.  On the last night of each league we hold an 'End of League party with food and drink while prizes are distributed.
  • Bonspiel - 2014 will mark the 9th Annual High Altitude Bonspiel at the World Arena in Colorado Springs.  This annual event is normally held during the final weekend of April each year and attracts teams from across the US and Canada - with an emphasis on FUN!  Click on the bonspiel link on the home page for more details.
  • Social nights and fundraising - through the year we hold social events at various restaurants/bars in the Colorado Springs area.  The BCC earns money on the revenues at these events.  Come and mingle with other curlers, hear some great curling stories, enjoy great food and drink and help raise money for the BCC.  Social nights are open to the general public, folks will be on hand to answer any questions you have on curling.
  • Corporate Events - the BCC provides an opportunity for corporations to host Team Building Events through a private Learn to Curl clinic.  For more information click on Learn to Curl Clinics on the home page
  • Winter Sports Clinic - Members of the BCC join the Veterans Administration in Aspen/Snowmass each year to provide curling clinics to disabled veterans each year in the late March early April time frame.  For more information on adaptive curling, contact John West ajwest2@mindspring.com
  • Annual General Meeting and our End of Season Party is open to all members and the public.  Come and find out all we did this year and our plans for next year!  Thinking about volunteering, we could use your help! Register to attend under the Upcoming Events on the Home Screen. 

Upcoming events

    • 13 Jan 2017
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • World Arena Ice Hall, Colorado Springs
    • 24

    Come Join Us and Learn to Curl!

    The Broadmoor Curling Club invites you to a Learn to Curl Clinic 

    The Broadmoor Curling Club is holding a Learn to Curl Clinic. We welcome those who have never tried curling and those who haven't curled in a few years.  Curling is a great family sport and creates an atmosphere of sportsmanship and friendly competition. Regardless of your age, bring your friends and family and find out why curling is the fastest growing winter sport for folks of all ages! 

    Learn to Curl Clinics Include:

    • A short introduction to the history and game of curling
    • Review of curling and ice safety tips
    • Stretching and warm-ups prior to curling
    • On-ice instruction with USCA certified instructors
    • A short simulated game
    • An overview of membership opportunities with the Broadmoor Curling Club and League information  

    All equipment is provided. Wear warm clothing that is loose enough to allow for good range of motion. Sweatpants are a good choice and layers help. The arena is very cold. Some curlers find a hat and gloves comfortable out on the ice. Blue Jeans generally are not flexible enough for curling. You MUST wear clean athletic shoes, no crocs, high heels or leather soles, please.

     

    Please note: If you do not register and pay in advance the prices at the door will be as follows:
    Couple: $50.00
    Family: $70.00
    Individual: $30.00
    Individual-Active Military: $25.00 
    At the arena on the night of the event we can only accept cash and check payments.
    • 27 Jan 2017
    • 8:45 PM
    • 24 Mar 2017
    • 11:15 PM
    • World Arena Ice Hall, Colorado Springs, CO
    • 38

    Friday Night Winter League

    We are pleased to announce a 8-week Friday Night Winter League. 

    To participate, you must be a paid member of the Broadmoor Curling Club.  You may enter as an individual or couple.  The league co-ordinator will form teams from individual and couple entries.  Experienced mentors will be assigned to teams. 

    Dates:  January 27

                  February 3, 10, 24

                  March 3, 10, 17, 24

    Times: 8:45-11:15 PM 

    Cost: $175 per person for 8 weeks of curling, $165 for junior/youth.

    Equipment: All equipment is provided

    Spares: If you are unable to curl on any evening we will have a spares list and it will be your responsibility to let your skip/team captain know which day you can't attend and they will obtain a spare from the list. If you are unable to commit to 8 weeks but would like to curl, we need spares.  If you are interested in sparing for this league please register on the website.  Spares pay $30.00 at the arena on days they spare.

    Other Information: Set up is required as an Arena Ice club, everyone needs to be very proactive in getting to the ice rink on time and helping set up. You being there setting up enables us to play complete games.

    If you have any questions on the league contact league@coloradocurling.org

    • 28 Apr 2017
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • World Arena Ice Hall - Colorado Springs
    • 21

    12th Annual High Altitude Bonspiel

    Our 12th Annual Bonspiel will be held April 28-30, 2017 at the World Arena in Colorado Springs.  We curl in the Ice Hall which is the building just south of the main World Arena.  This is an 'Open' team format bonspiel, meaning teams can be made up of any number of female or male participants.

    Registration is now closed

    • 4 game guarantee
    • 24 team maximum, we will fill up quickly for this popular bonspiel
    • Specially installed ice, we offer the best arena ice!
    • Dinner Saturday Night
    • Lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    • Continental Breakfast each morning at the arena    
    • Prizes and Silent Auction
    • Snacks after each game 

    Draws will start on Friday and times for draws will be updated as we get closer to the event.   All teams curl Friday during the day! Please plan accordingly.

    Each team will receive 4 dinner tickets for the Saturday night dinner.   Extra dinner tickets are available for adults and children 12 and under.  If your team would like to purchase additional tickets for your spares/alternates or family/friends, we must know by April 15th so we can get an accurate count for dinner. To purchase extra tickets after your initial registration please contact Paula Bloom at bonspiel@coloradocurling.org.

    Our Host Hotel is the Hotel Elegante (5 minutes from the arena) and we have a block of rooms at $93.00 for a single or double, $103.00 for a triple and $113.00 for quad rooms.  Room rates include free internet access and full hot breakfast each morning for 2 in Rustlers Country CafĂ©. Extra breakfasts can be purchased in the restaurant. To book your rooms at our special rate click here

    Broadmoor Curling Club members will be required to work 4 hours of their time during the bonspiel.  You can sign up to help with ice install on Thursday, kitchen help to set up for breakfast and lunch, silent auction, merchandise sales, ice set up and take down, etc. As a member of the BCC by registering and paying your fee you agree to these terms.

    For questions contact:

    Paula Bloom at 719-499-8465 or bonspiel@coloradocurling.org

    There is no charge for spectators so come out and watch some live curling! We'll have folks on hand to answer your questions and dress warmly.

     

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