This page is for the exclusive use of curling clubs or other curling organizations who have used equipment for sale OR who are in the market for similar items. Opportunities may be posted here by submitting details (in brief) by Email to [email protected] or by fax to 204-925-5720. Postings may be deleted at the end of the month following their first posting. Extensions must be requested.


FOR SALE

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Clearwater Curling Club

For sale from Clearwater Curling Club – Rink Master Ice Scraper – Comes with 2 – four foot blades and cord.  Phone:  204-825-7166

 

Oakville Curling Club – Ice Plant for Sale – MAKE US AN OFFER (May 2020)

Oakville Curling Rink purchased this plant from Wildewood Curling Club in 2016 – purchased for $7000.00 plus GST.  Had CIMCO disassemble and winterize at a cost of $12000.00 plus taxes.  Ice Plant has been stored inside for the past year.  We recently found out that it is not going to work for our Curling Club. Packaged and ready to sell.

The Ice plant consists of:

1.  Compressor (Trane) 50 HP approximately W2′ X L6′
2.  Extra compressor for parts approximately W2′ X L3′
3.  Brine Pump 7.5 HP approximately W2′ X L5′
4.  Chiller approximately L7′ X W2′
5.  High Pressure Receiver (black cylinder) approximately H4′ X W16′
6.  Cumulator and Freon detector (wall mounted equipment)
7.  Condensor (Blanchard-Ness) approximately L14.5′ X W4′ (Mounted on roof)
8.  Brine Tank
 
If interested or need more information, please contact Karen at 204-267-2783 or email:  [email protected]

 

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 WANTED TO BUY – CURLING STONES
Starting a curling club in Brainerd, Minnesota, USA – we need rocks for 4 sheets. This will be arena curling. Used rocks would help with start-up cost. Anyone with used rocks for loan or sale please contact Frank Worden 612-961-9615 (Equipment Chairman, Brainerd Lakes Curling Association)

Curling related Job Opportunities in Curling Clubs, Associations or related businesses may be posted here by submitting details (in brief) by Email to [email protected] or by fax to 204-925-5720. Posting may be deleted at the end of the month following their first posting. Extensions must be requested.

 Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum – Collections Assistant (1 position)

17 weeks: November 16, 2020 to March 19, 2021. 

$16/hour, 30 hours per week

All work will take place at the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum, 145 Pacific Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

The Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum seeks intern for a seventeen (17) week project to conduct a variety of collections related tasks.  From November 2020 through March 2021 the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum will hire an intern to undertake the following tasks as part of the larger Collections Digitization Project.

 

  1. To complete the basic inventory of the photograph collection with descriptions and locations, to check number and confirm a missing list, to scan and photograph, and to reformat the storage from binders to Hollinger boxes.
  2. To complete storage upgrades from Phase I.
  3. To evaluate the off-site storage location and develop a plan for a future project to manage, document and upgrade storage conditions.
  4. To plan for use of the digitized records for use in a Virtual Museum on-line.

Physical demands of the job include sitting at a desk for long periods, using a computer/laptop, and digital camera. The intern must be able to move collections items safely from storage shelving to workspaces, including lifting items up to 20 lbs.  Access to collections may include using a ladder.

The Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum (MCHF) was established as an arm’s-length agency of the Manitoba Curling Association and Manitoba Ladies Curling Association in 1987.  The two associations amalgamated as CurlManitoba in 2000 and the new organization continued the arm’s length relationship with MCHM, appointing a single director to the ten member volunteer Board of Directors.  The organization functions with a volunteer Curator and all committee functions carried out by volunteers.

With over 40,000 pieces, the MCHF is acknowledged as having one of the most extensive collections of curling artifacts, images and documents in the curling world. The Hall of Fame recognition and related materials are exclusively Manitoba oriented. As well, many of the curling artifacts, images and documents relate to the early history of curling in Manitoba.The Intern will work under the direct supervision of the Curling Hall of Fame Curator, Heather Helston.

Education

– be a post-secondary graduate from Museum Studies, History, Art History, Fine Art, or Archival Studies.

Desired Skills

– have excellent and demonstrated organization skills

– have excellent attention to detail

– experience museum databases and Filemaker Pro in particular an asset

– have excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills

– be proficient with conceptual planning and managing information

Personality

– have an interest in sport heritage

– be enthusiastic about museum collections

– be able to work as a team member and independantly

– be creative and able to think originally

Note: We anticipate that this position will be funded through Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage Internship Program, but this is not yet confirmed.  The position will be filled regardless of YCW funding, so we are accepting applications from candidates who do not meet the YCW criteria, and these will be considered only if the position does not get YCW funding. Please indicate in your cover letter if you meet the YCW criteria. 

 Young Canada Works Employment Requirements

– Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);

– legally entitled to work in Canada;

– between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

– registered in the YCW online candidate inventory (www.young-canada-works.canada.ca);

– willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

– not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works (YCW) work assignment;

– is an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;

– a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university at the start of employment;

– not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with YCW;

Application Process

Resumés (cover letter, resumé and minimum two references) and inquiries should be directed to Heather Helston, by November 6, 2020.

Contact info:

[email protected]

The Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum recognizes the importance of equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in their cover letter, resumé or application if they are members of the Government of Canada job equity groups, such as women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities or Indigenous, Métis or Inuit peoples, and members of the LGBTQ2 community.

 

LORETTE CURLING CLUB – Ice Technician

The Lorette Curling Club (LCC) is an active 3 sheet curling club located at the Lorette Community Complex in Lorette, Manitoba. We are seeking to fill the position of an Ice Technician. This seasonal position runs from September until mid-to-end of March.

Qualifications:

  • Must have experience with making and maintaining curling ice including flooding, shaving patterns and pebbling
  • Must possess basic understanding of maintenance requirements for ice-making equipment, refrigeration (ice plant) plant operation, mechanical systems, reverse osmosis water treatment, etc.
  • High degree of mechanical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Level I Ice Technician certification would be an asset
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Effective and responsive written and verbal communications
  • Available throughout curling season, including week nights and weekends
  • Supervisory experience would be an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality and consistent ice surface for LCC members
  • Coordinate ice installation and maintenance requirements with LCC and Lorette Community Complex facility staff
  • Adhere to, and update as required, LCC ice making policies
  • General upkeep during the season and closing of the facility in the spring.
  • Ensure appropriate cleaning protocols are followed
  • Prepare ice maintenance staff schedules, if/as required
  • Ensure ice maintenance staff are following procedures, if/as required
  • Ensure proper communication with Facility Staff and LCC Board

For more information or to submit your resume, please email us at: [email protected]

 

BRANDON CURLING CLUB

Ice Maintenance Assistant Supervisor

The Brandon Curling Club is a busy 8 sheet curling facility located in the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba.

We are seeking to fill the position of an Ice Maintenance Assistant Supervisor.  This seasonal position runs from September until mid-to-end of March.

Qualifications for this position:

  • Able to work with a team and independently
  • Must have some mechanical background
  • Must have the ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Ice Maintenance/making experience an asset
  • Available for morning, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Supervisory experience an asset
  • Previous scheduling experience an asset.
  • Past Volunteer recruitment an asset.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and help with all aspects of ice installation, and ice upkeep
  • Learn daily ice maintenance routines (re: ice scraping, pebbling)
  • Ensure all ice maintenance staff are following procedures
  • Ensure proper communication with staff and office manager
  • Prepare and help schedule ice maintenance staff
  • Help Oversee proper cleaning practices
  • General upkeep during the season and closing of the facility in the spring.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact:

Crystal Lawson, Manager
(204) 726-3560
[email protected]