League Descriptions

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 Development League
Monday Senior Tag Senior Tag   Ladies' Team Entry
concurrent with
Men's House
Tuesday Senior Tag Ladies' Daytime House Senior Open 

Men's Team Entry

concurrent with

Flex League space permitting

Wednesday Senior Tag Senior Tag Men's Afternoon Team Ladies Evening House
Thursday   Ladies' Daytime House Men's Afternoon Team Men's House
Friday     Open Team Entry Mixed Social
Saturday      

Mixed Social

concurrent with

Flex League space permitting

* 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 2019/20 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. The minimum age eligibility for this individual entry league is 12. 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

Tuesday weekly games at 11:00am; Thursday weekly games at 12:25 pm

Possibility of occasional byes

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

Competitive level curling with flights.

Team entry league with no minimum age restrictions.

Important note - team entries and participants must be registered by Aug 31 in order to guarantee participation in this league

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. The minimum age eligibility for this individual entry league is 12. 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. The minimum age eligibility for this individual entry league is 12. Teams are formed by the club. Two draws each season, where teams are "shuffled" between each draw.
Men's Afternoon Team 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).

Important note - team entries and participants must be registered by Aug 31 in order to guarantee participation in this league

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 with flights.

Team entry league with no minimum age restrictions.

Important note - team entries and participants must be registered by Aug 31 in order to guarantee participation in this league

Tuesday Senior Open                    

 

Tuesday afternoon 2:30-4:30pm

8 end games 

1) Weekly games with a possible bye week (maximum number teams 14).  
  
Space permitting, following completion of registration on October 1, Those registered in Tuesday Senior Open League 50+ will be permitted to register in one of the following Senior Tag spots (Monday 12:30pm, Tuesday 9:00am, or Wednesday 12:30pm) at no additional charge.

Open to ages 50+ (born on or before Dec 31, 1969;  **exception: proper mixed team entry women 45+ (born on or before Dec 31, 1974).

This league provides the opportunity for senior open teams to compete at a more competitive level.

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

Important note - full team entries must be registered by Aug 31 in order to guarantee participation in this league

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. 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).

Important note - team entries and participants must be registered by Aug 31 in order to guarantee participation in this league

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. The age eligibility for this league is 16.
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 (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 generally choose to play on the same team.

Generally, team entry, but club will help couples and individuals form teams. The age eligibility for this league is 16
Open Flex League

Saturday evening and Tuesday evening

(ice availability permitting)

A new open league targeted to new members who cannot commit to curling every week.  This league offers 10 nights of which you can select 5.  It also allows you to spare in the Sunday night Development League. Individual or group entry.  Teams are not set and will be made up each night in a modified tag format from those that register for that night.  It will be upto the individuals to select and register for the nights you wish to curl. Instruction will be provided until participants are capable and comfortable with the understanding of the game.
Mixed Team Entry Sunday afternoons

Weekly games at 3:20 pm

Possibility of occasional bye

Mixed curling (two males and two females on each team) at a competitive level

This is a team entry league with no minimum age restriction.

Important note - team entries and participants must be registered by Aug 31 in order to guarantee participation in this league

Sunday Evening Development Sunday evenings, weekly games at 5:50 and 8pm 

 

League plays roughly 2/3rds of the Sunday Evenings

Open to all curlers.

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.

Senior Tag 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 9:00 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 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, players are slotted into positions.  Each week, teams are established based on who is available.  Points are awarded to each player based on win, loss or tie.  The points are accumulated through the season and the two top curlers in each position are selected to 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 11.

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

We 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 initial skills training and review, players are slotted into positions.  Each week, teams are established based on who is available.  Points are awarded to each player based on win, loss or tie.  The points are accumulated through the season and the two top curlers in each position are selected to 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).

Location

220 Muriel Street
Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 3N3

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Phone: (905)-898-2155
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