Our Pre-Junior curling program is for students in Grades 3-5. Curling is a fantastic opportunity for young people to exercise, have fun with friends and have a chance to learn a sport that can continue throughout their teen and adult years. It teaches youth the basics of the game along with a great opportunity to participate in the Provincial Little Rock Championships along with other fun spiels around the province. Practices will be held on Mondays and/or Saturdays (Please note that Saturday classes will be held on Sundays during November & December).

The Monday schedule for 2016-17:

Mondays (2-3pm) November 14, 21 & 28th    December 5, 12 & 19th   January 9, 16, 23 & 30th   February 6 & 13th

The Saturday schedule for 2016-17:

Sundays (1-2pm)  November 20th   December 11 & 18th

Saturdays (9:30-10:30am)  January 7, 14, 21 & 28th   February 25th   March 4 & 18th

Pre-Juniors will need a pair of clean sneakers (dirt is damaging to the ice and rocks) that can be left at the Club or brought each week. Curlers need to wear loose, comfortable clothing for movement and flexibility; jeans are not appropriate. A hoodie or fleece will be easier to move in than a bulky jacket. Gloves would be a good idea as well.

The Junior Curling Club has brooms and sliders for the weekly use of the Pre-Juniors and equipment may be purchased from the Club if your young athlete finds they are interested in continuing long term in the sport.

Curlers are expected to behave respectfully and responsibly while at the Club. Students who cannot do this could be asked to leave the curling program.


Download the 2016-17 Chester Curling Club Membership & Payment form here and the Junior Registration form (medical/contact information) here. Both forms must be filled out by parents and/or guardians.


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Pre-Junior Curling League           

The Pre-Junior League will be held immediately after the practice sessions. Children can sign up as a team or we put them into teams and they will play 3 to 4 ends each week.Volunteers will be on the ice to help curlers with strategy and etiquette.

Sundays (2-3:30pm)  November 20th    December 11 & 18th

Saturdays (10:30-12:00pm)  January 7, 14, 21 & 28th  February 25th  March 4 & 18th  

If you have any questions or need more details, please contact the Chester Junior Curling Co-ordinator, Beth Atherton (902-275-2084), or Renata Graham (902-275-3274) or email them This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Do you have a young curler who'd like to play in bonspiels around the province...download the NSCA's Junior Curling Calendar for 2016-17 here.


Interested in Getting Involved in Coaching Junior Curlers?

For information on how to become a coach and which coaching workshops/courses are available, go to the Nova Scotia Curling Association's website. All coaches are required to have a Child Abuse Registry Check and Criminal Record Check done every 3 years. 








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Chester Curling Club

190 Pig Loop Road, Box 457
Chester, Nova Scotia  B0J 1J0
Phone: (902) 275-4965

Interested in Curling?

Are you new to the sport of curling? Want to give it a try? Interested in becoming a member of the Chester Curling Club? We're always looking to welcome new members to our club. Please view our League Description page and make sure to sign-up for our Learn-to-Curl sessions. For more information or email us with your questions. Good Curling!