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 mca@curlmanitoba.org 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

Member Clubs

Brandon Curling Club

From the Brandon Curling Club in Brandon, MB

Dividers

  • 7 dividers
  • Made of double stacked 2” x 4” boards
  • 146’ total, 6 sections, longest is 32’
  • Capped with 1/8” puck board, white sides, blue tops
  • Cut outs for scraper on 1 end
  • 2 mounted benches per divider
  • Built to be installed after painting
  • Only used for 4 seasons

Cost:  Free – must be able to come pick up in Brandon, MB
Benches also available – contact Brandon Curling Club
Click here for picture.

 

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 – $12000.00

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 Palnt 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:  kdolafson@hotmail.com

DELORAINE CURLING CLUB

For sale:  35 HP Ice plant 6RHI-3500 Tsk 3 Phase 208-230 or 460 voltR22
Dual Stage Chiller
5 hp Armstrong brine pump 8 on. impeller 3 in intake
100 gallon brine tank
Phone Dean Laval at 204-747-4086

Other

For Sale- 48 plastic curling handles
Please contact Brian Roy at brianroy@mymts.net for more information.

For Sale-2 Sets of Curling Stones and Ice Scraper
Laurier Curling Clib has at least 2 complete sets of curling rocks for sale as well as a powered Ice Scrapper.  A compressor is also available either for sale as a whole or parts.  If you know of any curling club that may be interested please contact Michelle or Anissa either by email or we can be reached by phone at204-447-2633

US Area

 

BUY

Member Clubs

 

Other

WANTED TO BUY – CURLING STONES
We are looking for some junior curling rocks for our schools (donations welcome and we can issue a tax receipt if they are donated, but we will purchase them if needed). We already have 1 full set (48) but they are all being used at this time. Our phys Ed teachers are using them as part of a six week curling unit. We have three dedicated outdoor sheets at our school in St. James and use our outdoor rink in Fort Garry.
Contact: Lawrence Hamm
Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer
Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary and Middle Schools (WMES Inc.)
Ph:  204-885-1032

US Clubs/Area

 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)

St.Lous, Missouri

The St Louis, Missouri curling club would like to purchase used curling stones and equipment for the club, which is just starting out.  If you have any used stones for sale please send us an email at StLCurlingClub@sbcglobal.net.  We will arrange for pickup from your location.

Curling related Job Opportunities in Curling Clubs, Associations or related businesses may be posted here by submitting details (in brief) by Email to mca@curlmanitoba.org 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.


Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club

Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club is accepting applications for Club Manager to begin September 2018.  This is a .4 full time equivalent position of approximately 720 hours annually at $25/hr with possible incentives for increasing club revenue through ad sales, facility rentals, and league growth.

Applicants are to send a letter of interest to socialmedia@curlamcc.ca by 3 June 2018.  The letter should contain a brief introduction, outline of experience pertinent to managing staff, organizing events, marketing, and accounting/financial background.  Knowledge of lounge and restaurant operations would be an asset.  Formal resumes and references will only be asked of those invited for an interview.

 

Morris Curling Club

Position Description

General Manager – Morris Curling Club

Target Start Date:  August 1, 2018

Salary Range: $35 – $40K (depending on experience), plus potential bonus incentives

The Opportunity

The Morris Curling Club (MCC) is celebrating its 120th year of o peration in 2017-18 and is one of the most dynamic and vibrant curling clubs in rural Manitoba with 6 sheets of curling ice and approximately 225 active members of all ages.

In addition, the MCC is host to several bonspiels, fundraisers and competitions, most notably our DEKALB SuperSpiel. The MCC is home of the Cargill Curling Training Centre.

We are seeking a special individual to build upon the recent successes of the club and expand membership & events.

 The Manager is instrumental in growing and sustaining our membership, along with an active team of volunteers who organize and run a wide range of curling programs that meet the needs of members, including:

  • Youth Curling
  • Recreational Curling
  • Competitive Curling
  • DEKALB SuperSpiel
  • Cargill Curling Training Centre
  • School Programs

The club provides curling year-round, currently our leagues run from October to April, The Cargill Curling Training Centre operates throughout the year.

The Morris Curling Club is a not-for-profit organization.

Position Overview

Accountable to the Board of Directors (Morris Curling Club Executive), reporting to either the President or the Vice President as determined by the Board of Directors.

• Is accountable for the successful ongoing operations of the Club and ensuring the long- term success and sustainability of the Morris Curling Club.

• Ensures the various curling leagues meet the needs of members.

While responsibilities cover the full year, the seasonal nature of the business of the Club requires the General Manager to work a flexible and variable schedule, depending on the time of year.

Major Duties

Support to the Board and the Club as a whole:

• Manage the Club efficiently and effectively

• Develop the marketing and sales plan with annual goals and targets to be presented to the MCC Board of Directors.  Review and adjust quarterly with the Board of Directors.

• Liaise with the DEKALB Board to ensure we operate cohesively

• Organize and facilitate Cargill Curling Training Centre

• Building a member information and communication plan

• Develop new sources of revenue, building on our curling operations, or other uses for our facility.

• Play an active role in the community, including liaising with Director of Marketing and Events for the Morris Multiplex, Recreation Director, Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations.

• Support the Board by providing relevant information to enable them to impart guidance, proper due diligence and approval to proceed in new directions.

• Ensure support is provided to the Board of Directors in carrying out their responsibilities

• Keep ahead of trends in the curling business, being vigilant in identifying new opportunities for growth and addressing issues that might threaten the success of the Morris Curling Club

• Build relationships with Curling organizations (Curling Canada, Curl Manitoba) and ensure the Club is properly represented in various forums

• Ensure Club facilities and equipment are well maintained.

• Develop, organize and update social media and websites.

Cargill Curling Training Centre

  • Learn the operation and coaching aspects of the Cargill Curling Training Centre including the Morris Curling Rock Thrower
  • Manage the logistics of the Cargill Curling Training Centre
  • Work closely with Lorne and Chris Hamblin –Level 4 NCCP Coaches – learning the technical components of the curling delivery and operation of all training centre equipment.

Member Relations

• Develop member satisfaction monitoring systems and ensure issues are addressed quickly

• Establish a membership communication strategy

Financial Management of the Club

The General Manager’s scope covers all aspects of the financial and budgetary requirements of the Club, including:

• the full degree of financial success achieved by the Club, as defined by the Board of Directors

• management of the financials, so the balance sheet is strong enough to enable it to operate successfully without additional reliance on debt

• the review and maintenance of accurate accounting records

• the submission of all financial records for a yearly audit, with the results reported to the Board of Directors

• in conjunction with the Board, create yearly operational budgets, designed to achieve the targets set by the Board of Directors

Personal Attributes for Success

While there are many operational success factors to the role, long-term success can be best achieved if the General Manager is comfortable with, and can operate effectively at, a strategic level in time horizons of three to five years. The individual should possess the following attributes:

• a “people-person” with the capacity to relate to people at all levels and in a variety of work and

community environments

• excellent verbal and written skills

• has an entrepreneurial mindset and is constantly aware of how the curling business is unfolding and how to create new opportunities

• able to challenge tradition in a constructive way and can be counted on to identify problems

• must be highly motivated and a self-starter

• well developed leadership and management skills.

• experience working with Microsoft Office software

• Coaching experience is an asset

• is adaptable to, and comfortable with, a variable daily, weekly and monthly work schedule including the weekends during bonspiels

 

Experience Required

• Well developed business management and leadership experience in customer or member-focused organizations

• Previous responsibility or appreciation for marketing communications / public relations

• Proven track record of establishing effective operating procedures and processes, maximizing the use of technology

• Familiar with accounting software will be considered an asset

• Experience with municipal and volunteer associations would be of value

• Involvement and leadership in community activities or issues

• Ideally a curling “enthusiast”, but as a minimum must be familiar with the sport of curling

Education

• Should possess a degree/diploma in Business, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or equivalent professional experience

Please email Resume and Cover Letter by April 30, 2018

Brian Recksiedler, President

Email: bbrex@mymts.net

NO phone calls please!

Please quote in subject line: General Manager Position

 We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Those selected for interview may be asked to supply references.

 

Lac du Bonnet Curling Club

Lac du Bonnet Curling Club is looking to hire an icemaker for next season 2018-19.  We offer a competitive salary.  Experience in icemaking and/or CurlManitoba certified ice technician preferred.  If interested, please contact Leon Clegg at 204-345-8419 or leon.clegg@gmail.com or Mike Smith at 204-753-2960 or ashift@mymts.net

 

Portage Curling Club – MANAGER POSITION

Reporting to the Board of Directors, duties include:
– General bookkeeping and banking, including invoicing and bill payments
– Promotion and support for PCC leagues and bonspiels
– Collect invoices from ice rentals and update schedule from ice maker
– Collection of league and bonspiel fees
– Coordinating and maintaining minutes of monthly executive meetings, and annual general meeting
– Maintain appropriate curling equipment inventory for sale in PCC office
– Communicate with membership through website and monthly newsletter.
– Communicate with CurlManitoba, CanadInns, and community groups on behalf of PCC.
– Seek out ice rental and hosting opportunities.
– Communicate with accountant, and provide necessary documents for accounting year-end of April 30.
– Ensure PCC’s compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Hours of Work:
– Monday to Thursday – office to be open to public about 5 hours each day.
– Evenings required during start-up for fee collection.
– Some weekends may be required to support bonspiels and special events.
– Term runs approximately from September 15 to April 30.


THISTLE Curling Club – Edmonton, Alberta

The Thistle Curling Club in Edmonton, Alberta, a well established, 8 sheet club in the heart of Edmonton with a strong membership, tremendous volunteer base and an excellent reputation for hosting Provincial and National level events, is accepting applications for the following positions for the 2017-2018 season.

GENERAL MANAGER – A strong communicator with relevant Curling Club experience is preferred.  A sports Management degree would be an asset but not a requirement along with knowledge of grant writing for Not For Profit organizations.

HEAD ICE TECHNICIAN – Familiarity with sand based facilities is an asset.  Minimum Level 1 Ice Technician certificate required, Level II preferable and relevant experience will be taken into consideration.

LOUNGE MANAGER – A fun, outgoing person, who is well organized and a good communicator is required.  Previous experience in the Hospitality industry is preferred.

Please send all inquiries and resume’s, in confidence, to thistleboard@shaw.ca.  Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.