Curl Jam
Friday 21 October 2022, 07:00pm - 11:00pm

Curl Jams are a novel way for curlers and non-curlers alike to come together and enjoy this wonderful sport.

About Curl Jams

Curl Jams take place once a month on a Friday night. These evolved as a way to make curling accessible to a wider community of people. Beginner curlers, recreational curlers, and competitive curlers all fit in on a Curl Jam evening. Your fee for the evening includes the following:

1) Four ends of Dice Curling

2) A snack of some sort

3) Live Entertainment of some sort

4) Prizes

Every Curl Jam has a different theme, and therefore different entertainment and snacks. Some examples of what has been done in the past include:

- Pizza and Live Music

- Taco in a Bag and Name That Tune

- Nachos and Trivia Night

- Popcorn and Bingo

- Karaoke and a Dip Bar

- Minute to Win it Games and a Fry Bar

If you attend a Curl Jam and have an idea for entertainment or a snack that you would like to see us do, please bring it to our attention! We are always looking for new talent and new ideas.

When are the Curl Jams?

We will host six Curl Jams this season. Click on the date you are interested in to be redirected to the registration page.

October 21, 2022 - Curl Jam #1

November 18, 2022 - Curl Jam #2

December 16, 2022 - Christmas Curl Jam

February 17, 2022 - Curl Jam #4

March 17, 2022 - Curl Jam #5

If these dates don't work for you, please don't give up on us! We host plenty of other events throughout the season including Doubles Nights, A U5 Beginner Bonspiel, and a Year End Windup Bonspiel. Check these out and explore our website for more.

How Much?

Each lesson is $20.00 + GST for each participant. Your $20 gets you a two hour lesson with qualified instructors and all necessary curling equipment.

What do I Need to Bring?

The Avonair will provide all curling equipment required for the lesson. All participants are responsible for bringing clean, indoor running shoes and appropriate clothing. The best clothing is long, stretchy pants of some kind (tights, sweatpants, track pants etc) and layers on top. While the temperature in the rink is not arctic, it is an ice rink and can get cold. It's far better to have the layers and not need them, than the other way around.

Gloves and hats are permitted, but please ensure that any gloves do not have fuzz or sparkles that will fall onto the ice during the lesson.

Helmets are not mandatory for participants over the age of 12, but are always encouraged at each participant's discretion.

If you do have your own curling equipment, please feel free to bring it along! We will teach you how to use it safely. 

Please note: Clean shoes are mandatory. It is extremely important that shoes worn outside in the snow, water, and gravel not come on to our curling ice. If a participant comes to a lesson with inappropriate shoes, it is likely that they will be unable to participate on the ice.

Who Can Join?

Anyone! Anyone and everyone!

Although most of our programs throughout the season are designed for participants 18 years and older, Try Curling Lessons are open to anyone. If you do want to bring your children out for a fun curling experience, please ensure that there is a 1-1 adult to child ratio. Also, anyone under the age of 12 is required to wear a helmet.

Curling has also made many improvements in the last couple of decades to broaden the accessibility of the sport. If crouching down and sliding seems impossible, stick curling is an option. This keeps the participant upright at all times. The Avonair Curling Club is also the home club to the Edmonton Rocks Wheelchair League.

Where are we Located?

10607 Princess Elizabeth Avenue NW, Edmonton - in the Kingsway Mall Parking Lot

Conveniently we are directly across from the NAIT LRT Station if you choose to take public transit. If you do drive, we have plenty of parking outside our facility.

We hope that we have convinced you to come out and give us a chance! See you on the ice!

If you have more questions for us, please feel free to reach out via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 780-477-2427.

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10607 Princess Elizabeth Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 0Y6

Email: [email protected]
Phone:
(780) 477-2427

We are located directly in between NAIT and Kingsway Garden Mall.

 

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About the Club

The Avonair is a modern eight sheet rink featuring exceptional ice conditions and a variety of instructional, recreational and competitive programs. We are a curling club that welcomes players of all levels, from beginner to competitive, and are committed to supporting curling at the grass root level.

Our Mantra: Curling for everyone, everyday!
  
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