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Waltham in the News

With the upcoming Olympics, interest in our sport and specifically in our club is growing. We have hosted several writers and photographers over the last few weeks.

Olympics stir interest in curling club
Feb 3 : WEEK ABC – By Chad Weber

Small central Illinois community embraces sport of curling
Feb 4 : Peoria Journal Star – By JOSH HERMAN

Curling tradition runs deep in Triumph, Illinois
Feb 4 : WEEK ABC – By WEEK Producer

Waltham Curling Club proves curling isn’t only an Olympic sport (WITH VIDEO)
Feb 6 : NewsTribune – By Brandon LaChance

Posted by Matt Galas - 209 days ago

Olympic Programming Schedule

The following is a preliminary schedule for the local broadcast schedule (all times central).

DATE START (CST) END (CST) Channel Matchup
2/10 10:15 AM 2:00 PM NBC Sports W SWE vs. GBR
2/10 4:00 AM 7:00 AM USA W USA vs. SUI
2/11 4:00 AM 7:00 AM USA M USA vs. CHN
2/12 4:00 AM 7:00 AM USA W USA vs. CHN
2/13 9:00 AM 11:00 AM MSNBC M CAN vs. DEN
2/13 4:00 AM 6:30 AM USA M USA vs. GBR
2/13 4:00 PM 6:30 AM CNBC W USA vs. JPN
2/14 4:00 AM 6:30 AM NBC Sports M CAN vs. NOR
2/14 4:00 AM 7:00 AM USA W USA vs. DEN
2/14 7:00 PM 7:30 PM CNBC M USA vs. RUS
2/15 4:30 AM 6:30 AM MSNBC W CAN vs. JPN
2/15 4:30 AM 6:00 AM NBC Sports W CHN vs. SWE
2/16 4:00 AM 6:30 AM MSNBC W USA vs. CAN
2/17 4:00 AM 7:00 AM USA M USA vs. SUI
2/17 4:00 PM 7:00 PM CNBC W DEN vs. GBR
2/19 1:30 PM 4:00 PM MSNBC M Semifinal
2/19 4:00 AM 7:00 AM USA W Semifinal
2/19 4:00 PM 7:00 PM CNBC M Semifinal
2/19 8:00 AM 11:00 AM MSNBC W Semifinal
2/20 2:00 AM 6:00 AM NBC Sports W Bronze Medal
2/20 4:00 PM 7:00 PM CNBC W Gold Medal
2/21 2:00 AM 5:00 AM NBC Sports M Bronze Medal
2/21 4:00 PM 7:00 PM CNBC M Gold Medal

Posted by Matt Galas - 209 days ago

Olympic Open House - Come learn to Curl!

Based on the feedback we have received, we have organized an event during the Olympics so you can come experience it firsthand!

On Saturday, February 22, we will be hosting one hour sessions where you can learn from our members and play the game. We will be limiting each hour session to only 24 people on a first come, first served basis.

2/16/14 Update – We are completely booked for this session. Please look for our Open House next fall!

Open House / Learn to Curl Sessions
February 22, 2014
#1 : 8-9am FULL
#2 : 9-10am FULL
#3 : 10-11am FULL
#4 : 11-12am FULL
#5 : 5-6pm FULL
#6 : 6-7pm FULL
#7 : 7-8pm FULL
#8 : 8-9pm FULL

Cost per hour = $10.00 per person
Reservations are full – Thank you for your interest!

Open to all ages 10 and Up – No experience or special equipment is needed.

Please make sure to bring a pair of clean soled shoes (carry them into the club). It’s best to wear layers and loose fitting clothing. It is ~30 degrees out on the ice field – which seems warm to the current temperatures!

Posted by Matt Galas - 218 days ago

2013 Open House - Sat Dec 7 : 12-4pm

Are you interested in the sport of Curling? Are you wondering how the game is played? Do you want to try the sport of Curling? If so, come on out to the 2013 Waltham Curling Club Open House on

December 7, 2012 from 12pm – 4pm

We will provide all equipment necessary to play to the game. The only item that you will need to bring is a clean soled pair of shoes. Please carry these shoes into the club (meaning don’t wear them there). This will help keep our ice clean of debris.

The Open House will include a full demonstration of the sport, as well as an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the sport. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to curl before the upcoming Olympics.

What: 2013 Waltham Curling Club Open House
When: Saturday December 7, 2013 (12pm – 4pm)
Where: Waltham Curling Club – Need Directions?
Who: You! Anyone interested in Curling

Posted by Matt Galas - 302 days ago

PIC Group Invitational Bonspiel

You are invited to the Annual PIC Bonspiel Specifically designed to bring new, non-member curlers into a competitive, introductory event!!

Date: Saturday December 14, 2013
Time: 9am Start
Cost: $160 per Team (Continental Breakfast & Lunch included)

Get your entry in early! Spots will be granted on a first come basis with one team per group please. E-mail evwil at sbcglobal dot net ASAP to reserve your spot and then send entry and check via mail. You can contact Everett with any questions via e-mail or by phone at 630-890-1886.

Posted by Matt Galas - 302 days ago