About Windy City Curling Club
Find out what makes Windy City Curling great!
Building a strong community through the sport of curling. We provide a welcoming environment for athletes of all ages and skill levels to learn about one of the fastest growing sports in the United States of America.
Windy City Curling Club was a paper club meaning they didn’t have a physical home. We participated in different bonspiels just to get our name out in the community.
Our non-profit status was assigned retroactive to our incorporation date.
Team Richardson won the first Open Club Championship.
Along with crowning Team Richardson as the first Club Champions, it was also the last game played at Rocket Ice Arena. It became obvious that growth potential was limited at Rocket Ice with the late Thursday night time slot was limited.
We began curling at Seven Bridges in Woodridge, IL with leagues on Sunday nights at 7:00 pm.
Our first bonspiel was won by Team Rittgers of Chicago Curling Club.
Our second WC3 Open Bonspiel had a repeat champion, Team Rittgers from Chicago Curling Club.
Two members of the club approached the board with a proposal to take on the building and managing of a facility for the club.
For the first time, our the bonspiel was held on dedicated ice at Chicago Curling Club. We hosted 32 teams and it was won by Team Murphy of Chicago Curling Club.
Second and last year hosting our bonspiel at Chicago Curling Club. We hosted 24 teams and again named a Chicago Curling Club champion. Someday we will win it.
April 28th marks the last time Windy City Curling Club was an area club.
The board got its first look at their future home.
Members volunteered to donate “Sweat Equity!” Once demo was completed, members helped with painting, carpet laying, locker installation and other building tasks.
During our 4th WC3 Open Bonspiel, we received word that 15,000 lbs. of equipment was being delivered and they didn’t provide a method to offload it. Members, some playing in the spiel left for a coupel hours to help move manually offload this equipment.