York Curling Club offers a variety of house and competitive leagues to give every curler an opportunity to participate at their skill level. See below* for more information about each league and visit our Membership page for information on registration and fees.

  Morning Early Afternoon Mid/Late Afternoon Evening
Sunday Little Rocks
followed by
Juniors
  Mixed Team Entry

Sunday Evening Development

(aka Novice)

Monday Seniors Seniors   Ladies' Team Entry
concurrent with
Men's Monday House
Tuesday Seniors Tuesday Ladies' Daytime House Tuesday Open  Men's Team Entry
Wednesday Seniors Seniors Men's Wednesday Afternoon Ladies' Evening House
Thursday   Thursday Ladies' Daytime House Men's Thursday Afternoon Men's Thursday House
Friday     Friday Open Friday Mixed Social
Saturday       Saturday Mixed Social
* The Club reserves the right to alter the number, nature and timing of its leagues. The above summary outlines the Club's expectation for the 2014/15 season
 
League* When** Description Entry & Team Formation Processes ***
Ladies' Wednesday Evening House League Wednesday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule

Possibility of occasional bye

House league teams with skill levels from beginner to experienced. Individual entry. Teams are formed by the club. Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Ladies' Daytime House Leagues

Two leagues: One operates on Tuesday and the other on Thursday

Weekly games at 12:25 pm

Possibility of occasional bye

House league teams with skill levels from beginner to experienced. Individual entry. Teams are formed by the club. Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Ladies' Team Entry Monday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule

Possibility of occasional bye or "spill-over game" into Thursday.

Competitive level curling. Team entry with eligibility restrictions.
Men's Monday House League Monday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule

Possibility of occasional bye or 1 "spill-over game" on Wednesday evening.

House league teams with skill levels from beginner to experienced. Individual entry. Teams are formed by the club. League will be limited to 7 teams (28 curlers). Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Men's Thursday House League Thursday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule

Possibility of occasional bye

House league teams with skill levels from beginner to experienced. Individual entry. Teams are formed by the club. Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Men's Afternoon Two leagues: One operates on Wednesday and the other on Thursday

Weekly game time at 4:00 pm

Possibility of occasional bye

For those having a flexible work schedule or not presently working. Level of play is between house league and men's competitive. Team entry, although club will attempt to "team up" individual entrants (but no guarantee of success).
Men's Team Entry Tuesday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule.

 Competitive level curling.  Team entry with eligibility restrictions.
Tuesday Open

Tuesday afternoons

6 end games

Curling every week - no byes

Open to all curlers, any age or gender.

This league will provide the opportunity for teams of all ages to compete at a more competitive level.

This is a new league for 2017-18 season that will require a minimum of 6 teams to proceed.

Team entry, although club will attempt to "team up" individual entrants (but no guarantee of success).
Friday Open Friday afternoons

Weekly games at 4:00 pm

Each team has a bye for roughly 1/3rd of the schedule

Open to all curlers who are age 16 or over. Teams can be formed without regard to gender. Team entry, although club will work with couple/individual entrants to form teams (but no guarantee of success).
Mixed Social Friday Friday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule

Each team has a bye every third week

Mixed curling (typically, two men and two women on each team) having a social, less-competitive atmosphere.

Offers a great opportunity for new curling couples and singles to get started.

Spouses always play concurrently, but never on the same team.

Couple/individual entry, with teams being formed by the club. Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Mixed Social Saturday Saturday evenings

Weekly games at 6:50 pm or 9:00 pm, varies from week to week based on pre-established schedule

League plays roughly 2/3rds of the Saturday evenings.

Mixed curling (two men and two women on each team) having a social, less-competitive atmosphere.

Offers a great opportunity for new curling couples and singles to get started.

Spouses generally choose to play on the same team.

Team entry but club will help couples and individuals form teams. Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Mixed Team Entry Sunday afternoons

Weekly games at 3:30 pm

Possibility of occasional bye

Mixed curling (two men and two women on each team) at a competitive level Team entry.
Sunday Evening Development (aka Novice) Sunday evenings, weekly games at 5:50 and 8pm (if demand warrants)

 

League plays roughly 2/3rds of the Sunday Evenings

Open to all curlers who are age 16 or over.

This league is designed for curlers who have taken a Learn-To-Curl program or have limited curling experience.

Also offers a great opportunity for new curlers to get started and novice players to continue developing their skills and understanding of the game.

Register individually or with any number of curlers.

Teams can be formed with any combination of female and male players.

Club will work with couple/individual entrants to form teams.

Seniors At time of registration, participants sign up for games starting at two of the five weekly time slots:

Mondays at 10:00 am and 12:30 pm
Tuesday at 10:00 am
Wednesdays at 10:00 am and 12:30 pm

Participants must sign in 20 min before each game

Strictly social and a lot of fun for curlers age 50+, retired or able to curl during the day. League games are 6 ends in length. Rare, but possibility of the occasional 5-person team. Individual entry. At each outing, teams are formed by the club from among the participants then available.
Youth Junior League Sundays from 10:45 am to 12:30 pm

Typically runs mid-October to the end of March.

NOTE: Proper curling shoes and/or grippers are required (which are available for rent or for sale at the club).  Curling brooms are also available.

For curlers aged 12 through 20.

We use the OCA Skills Award program throughout the season to teach and reward the development of curlers who are interested in participating in the program. These fees are included in the regular YCC registration fees.

We also focus on good sportsmanship, having fun and encourage curlers to participate in out-of-club bonspiels and inter-club events.

Junior curlers join the league as an individual entry.

After the initial skills training and review, teams are formed to participate in round robin play. The top two teams compete in the York Curling Club's "Night of Champions" in April.

Youth League Little Rocks Sundays from 8:45am to 10:30 am

Typically runs mid-October to the end of  March.

NOTE:

a) Proper curling shoes and/or grippers are required (which are available for rent and for sale at the club). Curling brooms are also available.

b) Helmets are mandatory for curlers under 12 in their first and second year as a member.  Helmets are highly recommended for all other curlers.

c) A parent/guardian must stay on site.

 

For curlers aged 8 through 12.

Children younger will be considered if a parent is committed to assist with instruction for their child.

We use the OCA Skills Award program throughout the season to teach and reward the development of curlers who express an interest in participating in the program. These fees are included in the regular YCC registration fees.

We also focus on good sportsmanship, having fun and encourage curlers to participate in out-of-club bonspiels and inter-club events.

Little Rock curlers join the league as an individual entry.

After the intial skills training and review, teams are formed to participate in round-robin play. The top two teams compete in the York Curling Club's "Night of Champions" in April.

 

*** Entry Options
Individual Entry: Individuals sign up independent of each other.
Couple Entry: Two individuals sign up, each indicating the other as their spouse.
Team Entry: Four individuals sign up, each indicating the others as their teammates.
Team Entry with Eligibility Restrictions: A form of team entry where a skip (generally speaking) has a reserved spot in the league for a team of his/her own choosing. (This is a privilege that is awarded based on past performance).