CurlManitoba will be holding an Identification Curling Camp in Dauphin on Thursday, October 21st from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m at the Dauphin CC. The camp will evaluate and select young curlers to participate in CurlManitoba’s Parkland Jr. High Performance Curling Program in Dauphin for the 2021-22 season. The Identification Curling Camp is open to all female and male curlers who 21 years of age or younger.

All interested athletes can attend the Identification Curling Camp. Following the completion of the Identification Curling Camp and before October 28th, a selection committee comprised of certified and qualified coaches will select the athletes to participate in CurlManitoba’s Parkland Junior High Performance Curling Program for the upcoming 2021-22 season. CurlManitoba will email those athletes who have earned an invitation to the Parkland Junior High Performance Curling Program.

The Parkland Junior High Performance Curling Program is for dedicated young curlers (between the ages of 11 to 21 years of age) wanting to train in a competitive and fun environment with the focus on developing individual skills. The program provides a pathway for young curlers who aspire to reach the elite level and who dream to one day represent Canada.

It consists of training sessions ranging from sport psychology and mental training, strength and conditioning to technical, position specific, strategy and tactical training.

Athletes will receive instruction from qualified and certified instructors, coaches and consultants. “State of the art” technical equipment such as video analysis equipment, wireless speed traps and SMARTBROOMS for brushing analysis will be used.

Weekly on-ice training sessions will begin in October and conclude in March on Thursday evenings at 4:45 p.m. the Dauphin Curling Club. Most of the sessions will be on-ice however there will be some classroom/webinars as well.

CurlManitoba’s Parkland Junior High Performance Curling Program will provide a wonderful opportunity for the athlete to:

  • Enhance their skill development
  • Train with other curlers at or above their skill level
  • Work with the top provincial coaches and consultants

For further information, please contact Connie Laliberte, CurlManitoba’s High Performance Director at [email protected] or telephone at 204.981-7217.