A Message from the Board

Great News Fellow FCC Members:
 
With the announcement of the new gradual reopening plan from the Province of Ontario, we are allowed to resume curling starting Monday January 31st.
 
We will complete the last 2 weeks of the second session playing games scheduled from Monday Jan 31 to Friday Feb 11th.  Session 3 will start on Monday Feb 14th as planned.
 
Covid Protocols are basically the same.  It remains extremely important that we obey masking, sanitizing and social distancing practices as before.  Masks are mandatory in warm areas (clubroom, locker rooms and washrooms) except when you are actively eating or drinking. Bar protocols are back to previous normal- 10PM drink order and 11PM closing restrictions have been removed.  Masks are optional in the ice area.  Please do your best to maintain social distancing during the game.
 
Sign in protocols have changed and Screeners will be needed for every league to follow through with these changes.  Please come a little earlier as this will involve more time.   In addition to your CurlON QR Code, you will also need to bring your Ontario Proof of Vaccination QR Code to be scanned every time you enter the building.  Proof of ID may also be required.  It is essential that each league have a Screener so Conveners will be looking for volunteers to help with this important screening process- a great opportunity for you to get your volunteer hours in.
 
 
We understand that there may be members who do not feel comfortable returning to play on Jan 31st. If this includes you, please feel free to contact [email protected] and let us know your intentions. We will then notify the conveners of the league you were signed up for so they can make other arrangements for your team.
 
Your Board of Directors is looking forward to seeing you all back on the ice.

The Fergus Curling Club

The Fergus Curling Club was established in 1834 and has operated every year since making it the oldest continuously operating curling club in Ontario.

We are a four sheet club of 260 members. There is a club room, bar, kitchen, and locker rooms. Much of the work around the club is voluntary with the exception of ice-making and caretaking.

The club is managed by a nine person board of directors elected annually from the general membership.

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AGM April 24 starting immediately after the championship games

League Championships: 

  • Wed. April 20 7:00pm teams to be announced
  • Thu. April 21 6:30pm teams to be announced

Rentals

Now that the COVID restrictions are being lifted, the clubroom and ice are available for rental again.

Visit the Rentals page for more information.

Leagues

For dates and times of our leagues please see: The League Play page.

The club is using the five rock rule as defined by the Canadian Curling Association.  The rule (rule 12) is excerpted in the Leagues section above.

Signup forms will be available at the open house.  Deadline for signup is November 4th.

Curling 101 - Learn To Curl

Curling 101 Adult Learn to Curl Program will run on Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 starting on Oct 16 and ending on Nov 27.

All applicants must show proof of double vaccination status to register. You will need to sign a Covid 19 Declaration of Compliance and a Waiver of Liability Document when you register.

Curling 101 $75 including HST (Free to members of the FCC)

Register for Curling 101 here.

 

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, there will be no bonspiels until further notice.


Rock Sponsors

Rock Sponsor - Club

Rock Sponsor - Dunbar

Rock Sponsor - Ecclestone

Rock Sponsor - Mochrie

Club Champions

Mon. Morning Men

Skip: Dave Freure
Vice: Howard Harper
Second: Phil Kidston
Lead: Albert Hoffman

Mon. Evening Mixed

Skip: William McCraken
Vice: Jane Stoddart
Second: Kiril Rashev
Lead: Liz Magee

Tue. Morning Doubles

Al & Peggy Kenny

Tue. Evening Men

Skip: Bob Beer
Vice: Jeff Shepherd
Second: Paul DeLeonardis
Lead: Casey Widmeyer

Tue. Night Doubles

Bryce McGowan & Roberta Colwill

Wed. Evening Women

Sheri Smeltzer
Lisa Beirnes
Deb Wilson
Ann Stewart

Thu. Morning Men

Skip: Dean Dunbar
Vice: Dave Freure
Second: Bernie Siegmund
Lead: Roger Holmes

Thu. Evening Mixed

Skip: Sheri Smeltzer
Shannon Curran
Barb Robinson
Janice Sheehan

Fri. Evening Mixed

Shannon Curran
Paul Brinkman
Shannon Brinkman

Sun. Night Doubles

Sheri Smeltzer & Janice Sheehan