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Youth curling program seeking new players

The Alberni Valley Curling Club’s youth team, comprised of a mix of new and experienced curlers, is hoping to expand with new members. - SUBMITTED PHOTO
The Alberni Valley Curling Club’s youth team, comprised of a mix of new and experienced curlers, is hoping to expand with new members.
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The Alberni Junior Curling program is looking for new members. No experience is required.

“We have a fantastic group of volunteer coaches who teach to various levels,” spokesperson Cara De St. Remy said.

This year’s crop of youth curlers ranges in age from nine to 14 years, but the program is designed for curlers up to 18 years, she explained.

“Come and learn techniques and strategies - and of course, develop a love of the game.”

Sessions run weekly from 3:30–4:30 p.m. every Wednesday. the program resumed on Jan. 4, and will wrap up with a final session on March 8.

For more information or to register, e-mail info@albernicurling.com or phone 250-723-3111.

EIGHTH END...The Alberni Valley Curling Club hosts the Clint Wilson Jitney on Saturday, Jan. 21. Everyone is welcome: cost is $20 per person, including food and friendly curling...Doors open at 5 p.m....Sign up with the curling club.

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