Curling season is right around the corner and the Mission Granite Curling Club is set to have a jam packed September.
Those brand new to the sport can learn all the ins and outs at a free curling school being put on by the club.
The school runs Sept. 19 to 21 from 7 to 9 p.m., followed by a mini-spiel with all the competitors running from Sept. 22 to 24. Senior curlers can also participate in the free school Sept. 19 to 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.
The Ma and Pa bonspiel also goes down Sept. 22 to 24, with curlers of all levels of experience welcome to join. The event is being held in conjunction with the ongoing celebrations of Mission’s 125th birthday year.
Regular leagues and the junior program kick off on Oct. 2, with the juniors hitting the ice from 5 to 7 p.m. Also in September there will be practice ice available for masters/seniors players from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 19 to 22. Stick curling practice sessions occur Sept. 19 and 20 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Regular league scheduled days include: men on Tuesdays, master men’s on Wednesdays, ladies on Wednesdays, senior mixed and open on Thursdays and mixed on Friday.
Several more bonspiels are scheduled for early-2018. For more on the club, visit missioncurling.ca.