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Curling Questions and Instructional Videos

What's Curling? 
Curling is a team sport played on ice with granite stones.  It's fun for all ages, families and individuals. 


How much does curling cost? 
At the Rice Lake Curling Club (RLCC), 1st and 2nd year curlers pay only $125 for many weeks of fun during the winter. 

How can I learn to curl? 
Every fall, a Learn to Curl class is offered through the RLCC. This year the class will be held Mondays and Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, October 2 though October 19.  

Thru-out the season (September to March) on Thursday mornings 
at 10:00 AM, members gather together to practice and anyone is welcome to join. 

You can also contact the Rice Lake Curling Club with any questions 
at ricelakecurlingclub@gmail.com
Instructional Videos

Skip Basics #1: Lead Stone Placement
By RLCCRocks

Rice Lake Curling Club members Bill Kind and Joe Knepper discuss/demonstrate different strategies for placement of lead stones and utilization of the free guard rule.


Skip Basics #2: Broom Placement
By RLCCRocks

Rice Lake Curling Club members Bill Kind and Joe Knepper discuss/demonstrate broom placement for takeouts and watching the line while interpreting ice conditions.


Curling Basics: Split Timing
By RLCCRocks

Rice Lake Curling Club members Bill Kind and Joe Knepper discuss stopwatch use as an aid to determine rock weight and need for sweeping.


Stick Delivery
By RLCCRocks

Rice Lake Curling Club members Bill Kind and Joe Knepper discuss and demonstrate use of a delivery stick.


Swept into House
By RLCCRocks

Video demonstrating the use of sweeping to carry the rock into the house.


Curling Sheet Preparation & Cleanliness
By RLCCRocks

Rice Lake Curling Club member and Head Ice Keeper Larry Sharp demonstrates procedures to prep a sheet of ice following game play. Beginning with sweeping/cleaning, followed by pebbling and nipping.