Other Curling Leagues

Vancouver (www.pacrimcurling.ca): The Pacific Rim Curling League is an all-inclusive league open to gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans-gendered and GLBT-friendly straight curlers. From late September to the end of March each year, the League curls on Sunday afternoons and Monday evenings at the Vancouver Curling Club, 4460 Dinmont Ave. There are almost 200 members in the league participating in great curling, and other special events throughout the year. New curlers, with or without experience, are welcome and will have fun in this multi-level league. To contact the Pacific Rim Curling League, an e-mail may be sent to pacrimcurling@gmail.com or mail may be sent to Pacific Rim Curling League, PO Box 93647, Nelson Park, Vancouver BC V6E 1N0.
Calgary (http://www.apollocurling.com/): The Apollo Curling League began in 1991. If you haven’t already, why don’t you make plans to come out and play with us next season? With more than 120 members, it’s a great opportunity to meet people in a great game that is easy to learn. Male or female, new player or veteran, young or old, it’s one of the best sports that Apollo has to offer! The 20th season of Apollo Curling will begin in October 2010. Games are at the North Hill Curling Club (1201 – 2 Street NW) with two draws on Saturdays: 2:20 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the following: Phil Ivers, Chris Pollock and Tom Sloan.
Edmonton (www.curlingwithpride.ca): Curling with Pride takes place Tuesday nights from October to March every year at the Granite Curling Club, 8620 – 107th Street, Edmonton AB. You may email curlingwithpride@hotmail.ca for more information.
Winnipeg (http://keystonecurling.com): Location of Games: Granite Curling Club, 22 Mostyn Place, Winnipeg MB, Time: Sundays at 1:30 p.m. You are welcome to join us for socializing and a 50/50 draw in the upstairs lounge after each game. Please feel free to contact Theresa Gibson at (204) 782-9454, send an email to keystonecurling@yahoo.ca, or mail to Keystone Rainbow Curling, 359 Lansdowne Ave, Winnipeg MB R2W 0H1.

Saskatoon (https://www.facebook.com/prairielilycurling): Prairie Lily Curling League is a non-profit organization aimed at providing a safe space for LGBT + Straight friendly members to enjoy the sport of curling. The Prairie Lily Curling League is based out of the Nutana Curling Club and has weekly games during the regular season. All people are welcome regardless of age, gender, race, sexual or gender orientation, nationality, religion, culture, colour, income, lifestyle, occupation, condition of health, physical challenge or other status. We are composed of a general membership and executive and host several member events throughout the year. General Information: The 2014-15 season will begin on Sunday Oct 5th, we will curl out of the Nutana Curling Club, the league will continue on Sunday’s at 4:30pm until late March.You can register as a single or with friends, we will pair you up with other curlers to make a team. Team’s can be comprised of 4 or 5 players depending on people’s availability. For pricing and questions about the league please contact us at prairielilycurling@gmail.com
Toronto (www.gaycurl.ca/toronto.html): Being Canada’s largest city, of course Toronto has probably the healthiest gay curling league in the country! Size queens! They have two separate leagues, the Riverdale and the Rotators, that are both run out of the Royal Canadian Curling Club, 131 Broadview Ave., Toronto ON M4M 2E9. You may contact both Toronto Leagues through info@gaycurl.ca, or through Murray Leaning, President of both the Rotators and the Riverdale Curling Leagues, at (416) 722-0111.

  • Riverdale Curling League: Throughout the year, special clinics, fun days and events accentuate the League’s commitment to recreational sport and camaraderie. For those curlers who prefer more competitive play, Riverdale also offers a competitive section.
  • Rotators Curling League: Canada’s oldest gay and lesbian curling league! It offers friendly, recreational curling for all skill levels. Individual entry promotes meeting new people. Mid-way through the season, we re-draw for teams, so members have an opportunity to curl with different teams each half. You may curl for either a half or whole season.

Ottawa (www.rainbowrockers.ca/): The Rainbow Rockers Curling League was formed in the summer of 2002, following a successful In the Pink bonspiel in March 2002. The start of the 2008-2009 season will mark the seventh year of operation. Membership is open to the Ottawa GLBTTQ community with any level of curling ability – from a total rookie to a seasoned veteran. Individuals are welcome to join as a full member or as a spare. Returning members are given the first chance to renew their membership in the league. We curl at the Ottawa Curling Club (440 O’Conner St) during the curling season (October to April) on Sunday afternoons with three draws beginning at 1:00 p.m. Teams are set up at the start of the season and play in a round robin format. For more information about joining the league, please contact Kevin Wilson, Membership Coordinator, at membership@rainbowrockers.com.
Halifax (www.looseends.ca): There are currently three teams in the Loose Ends League and they curl in a co-ed, recreational Friday night league at the Mayflower Curling Club, 3000 Monaghan Drive (behind Young St. Pizza Hut). For more information contact halifax.glbt.curling@gmail.com.
Montreal (www.curlinglesfousduroi.qc.ca/): Les Fous du Roi Curling Club is open to men and women of the Region of Montreal. It is comprised mainly of gays and lesbians but our hetero friends are also welcome to participate. The club offers three different levels of competitiveness which allows beginner to experienced curlers to enjoy themselves in good company. Join us, you will truly enjoy yourself! Game times start Sundays as of 3 p.m. at the Club de Curling Longue-Pointe, Hochelaga St, CFB Longue-Pointe. We invite everyone to come and enjoy our favourite winter sport!

  • Montreal (http://www.softballphenix.qc.ca/): Les Phénix is a multi-sport association for the gay and lesbian community and their friends and family. It was created in 2004 but curling was introduced for the 2009-2010 season. We curl at the TMR Curling Club (http://www.tmrcurlingclub.com/) on Tuesday nights and the league is open to players of all levels. This new and dynamic curling league is in full expansion and will hopefully organize it’s own bonspiel for the 2011-2012 season. For more information please contact Louis at 514-768-7690 or Joël at joel.dube@videotron.ca
  • Montréal (http://www.softballphenix.qc.ca/): Les Phénix est une association multi-sports pour la communauté gaie et lesbienne et leurs familles et ami-e-s. Elle a été créée en 2004 mais le volet curling a été ajouté pour la saison 2009-2010. Nous jouons les mardi soirs au club de curling TMR (http://www.tmrcurlingclub.com/) et cette ligue est ouverte aux joueurs et joueuses de tous les niveaux. Étant un nouveau club de curling dynamique et en pleine expansion, nous prévoyons organiser un premier bonspiel lors de la saison 2011-2012. Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez communiquer avec Louis (514) 768-7690 ou avec Joël à joel.dube@videotron.ca

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