The Novice Instructional Program consists of TWO session per week. Sunday 1:45pm-3pm (warm up 1:45 to 2pm, Curling Instruction 2pm-2:50pm/2:55pm, cool down 2:50pm/2:55pm-3pm plus Tuesday 4:45pm to 6pm (warm up 4:45pm-5pm, curling instruction 5pm-5:50pm/5:55pm, cool down 5:50pm/5:55pm to 6pm).
The Novice Instructional Program is for children ages 7-12 years old. This program is lead by Junior Program Coordinator and Instructor Kellie-Lynn Younker, along with her coaching team and volunteers. The program is a Cornwall Curling Club initiative that is guided from Curling Canada junior curling instructional programming. Children will learn ice safety, beginner and enhanced curling techniques, and the rules of curling. The objective of the program is safety, fun, social interaction, an introduction to the game, and active and inclusive living, and preparation for competitive play! Typically (although not always, depending on the Program Coordinator's lesson plans): Sunday sessions consists of instruction time and learning new skills. Some or all of Tuesday's instructional plans are often used for game experience or enhanced skills development. CSA approved helmets are a mandatory part of this program. Our club abides by all recommendations from Curling Canada and Curl PEI for curler to instructor/supervision ratio. During the 2020-21 season we will practicing social distancing and all health and safety protocol will be enacted as per our Club Operational Manual(s). For more information on this , please inquire with the Program Coordinator or Club Manager. *A season schedule will be provided to families advising specific dates of curling sessions at the start of the season. Every attempt will be made to meet those dates. However, please note that when you purchase this product you are not solely purchasing "ice time". Instruction could include on or off ice instruction, video instruction, hand out, emails, etc... The Cornwall Curling Club reserves the right to re-schedule (when possible) and/or cancel sessions due to weather and/or club events, without compensation. Every effort possible will always be made to re-schedule any cancelled times due to club events. Make sure you purchase a membership too.