44 Results for year: 2017

Additional Try Curling Sessions Added for October

Interest in trying curling this autumn has been high, so we’ve added two new Try Curling sessions in October to accomodate demand. Try Curling sessions provide a great taster to the sport with an introduction to the basics and information on how the game is played. Sessions cost £10 per person. They include approximately 2 hours on the ice with a hot ... More

2017 ECC AGM Agenda

Next season’s AGM will be held on Thursday, September 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the club rooms. Elections will be held for next year’s Board positions at the AGM, as well as the following business. Agenda Welcome Notice of Meeting Minutes of the Annual General Meeting on 8th Sept 2016 (review last year's minutes) Matters Arising from Minutes ... More

Proposed Changes to ECC Articles

The ECC board proposes the following changes, to be voted on at the AGM on Thursday, September 7, 2017. That the board be increased by one to have three ordinary directors and for each to have a three-year period of office so their contribution to the board can be prolonged. This would allow for a three-year rotation. Other additions specify terms of ... More

Register Now for 2017 Open Pairs

Registration is open for the 2017 Open Pairs competition! This year, the event will take place on Saturday, October 28. The Open Pairs competition is the qualifier for the Royal Caledonian Curling Club’s Scottish Curling Pairs Championship. The winning pair will gain entry to the RCCC event on March 16-18 at Stranraer Ice Rink. Entrants must be RCCC ... More

Wellness Weeks Welcome Curling to Local Schools

This spring, several local schools invited us to join their Wellness programmes. Wellness weeks introduce students to new activities and sports and are a great opportunity to bring curling out into the community. Edinburgh Curling School coach Graeme Maguire ran sessions in one secondary and three primary schools. Each session started with a short ... More

New Recipes & Restaurant Hours with Parsley and Thyme Catering

We are pleased to announce that the restaurant will be managed this season by Parsley and Thyme Catering. Parsley and Thyme is owned by Paul Thomson, who you may have seen helping out in the kitchen on occasion last year. His help last year gave him invaluable insight into the needs of our members and the ebb and flow of the curling schedule. “I’ve ... More

Congrats Team Jackson and Ken and Linda Hunter!

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club have announced the winners of the 2017 Scottish Curling Awards. They are: Team of the Year: Team Jackson (World Junior Silver Medallists) – Sophie Jackson (skip), Naomi Brown, Mili Smith, Sophie Sinclair, Laura Barr (alternate for the World Junior events) and Cate Brewster (coach) After Scotland were demoted to the ... More

Beyond Its Shelf Life: Scott Henderson Talks Murrayfield Renovation Needs

There have been a lot of questions from members about the current needs of Murrayfield Curling Rink. Our new resident ice pro, Interim Rink Manager Scott Henderson, has spent the last few weeks getting to know the facility and sat down to answer them. Let’s start with the state of the floor and why urgency is required. I’ve been in many ice rinks ... More

Cast Your Vote: 2017 Scottish Curling Awards

The Scottish Curling Awards are held annually to acknowledge and celebrate the successes and achievements of Scottish curlers over the last year. Members nominated candidates in four categories: Young Curler of the Year, Grassroots Coach of the Year, Team of the Year, and the Diamond Award. This year, six Murrayfield curlers are among the nominees! ... More

April 1K Club Winners Announced

Congratulations to our April 1K Club winners! First prize goes to Dottie Wallace of Pentland Ladies. Second prize goes to Catherine Dobbs; third prize goes to Jim Gardiner. This year’s 1K Club raised £1,500 towards the ECC cash reserves – and the upcoming renovation project. The 1K club is a monthly prize draw open to members of Edinburgh ... More