Want to try throwing a curling stone? Here is your chance!
Join us on June 24th from 11-1pm for a chance to throw a curling stone and learn the basics of the game!
Cedar Rapids Curling provides all the necessary curling equipment, but you will be on ice and the air temperature usually is in the 40’s (with no wind). Bring a separate pair of athletic shoes, whose soles are clean of any rocks, dirt, gum, grass, etc., to wear on the ice (no heels, open toed shoes, dress shoes, boots, slippers, loafers, or any footwear with a hard sole). Do not wear these shoes to the arena, as you they will pick up the previously mentioned rocks, dirt, gum, grass, etc. from the outside, rather change into them when you are inside the ice arena. Dress in warm, loose fitting clothing (tight jeans will hinder movement). You may want to shed a layer once you start playing. Many participants are more comfortable wearing gloves or mittens and a hat. Don’t forget to bring a sense of humor too!
Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
1100 Rockford Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Cedar Rapids Curling will find a way for any interested person who can safely be on the ice to participate when their physical abilities do not allow for typical curling styles and techniques. We have special stone delivery devices for those who may not be able to comfortably crouch down to deliver (throw) stones and we can accommodate individuals with more significant physical limitations. Contact us with questions about your particular circumstances if you have concerns; we almost certainly will be able to accommodate.
Those under the age of 18 require a consent form to be signed by a legal parent or guardian. Under 15 must be accompanied on the ice by a parent or guardian, unless other arrangements have been agreed upon. If a parent or legal guardian is not able to attend, please print and sign the Cedar Rapids Curling Waiver.