February 12 from 6-8pm: DMCurling Olympic Exhibition - Brenton Skating Plaza
Curious about what curling is really like to play? Want to know more about strategy? Want to test your skills at delivering stones or sweeping? Come learn the basics of curling at Brenton Skating Plaza from 6-8pm on February 12! Cost is $10 per person.
February 15 from 4-6pm: DMCurling Open House – Metro Ice Sports Facility
Come check out where our club holds its events, from leagues to tournaments (bonspiels in curling speak), and take the opportunity to try out the sport. Cost is $10 per person.
February 16 after the Iowa Wild game - Iowa Wild/DMCurling Learn to Curl Event
Come for the hockey, stay for the curling! We will have curlers on hand at “skill stations” so you can get a taste of the sport.
February 23 from 8am to 1pm - Iowa Curling Cup/Des Moines Novice Bonspiel
An 8-team open tournament for new curlers including introductory lessons before the tournament begins. Proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity. Registrations are already full, but the Des Moines Curling Club will host non-tournament participants for a stone delivery clinic for $10 per person from 7am to 8am.
March 2 from 7:30am to 2pm - Des Moines Curling Club Open Bonspiel (TENTATIVE)
An 8-team open tournament. Play will begin at 7:30am, so please attend one of the other learn to curl events if you want lessons first. Proceeds will support the Des Moines Curling Club's efforts to buy more curling stones to allow more people in the Des Moines area the opportunity to curl. Registrations will open as soon as the facility is confirmed. Cost is $200 per four-person team and all teams are guaranteed two, one-hour games.
2014-2015 League and Bonspiel Registration
To reserve a spot for the 2014-2015 league season, just email us at DMCurling@gmail.com for more information. Leagues play once per week from approximately October through March. Dates to be determined. Non-refundable deposit of $100 required to reserve any league spots.
We will also hold an open bonspiel in 2015. Check back here or email us for updates on the details.