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Our Mission

Build 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.

Our Journey

January 31, 2012

Windy City Curling Incorporated

Windy City Curling began as a paper club, meaning we didn’t have a physical home. We participated in different bonspiels just to get our name out into the community.

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January 31, 2012

December 2, 2013

The Beginning

We began contacting ice arenas in the western suburbs until finally finding one that was interested in working with us, Rocket Ice Arena.

first meeting

April 4, 2014

First League Night

A Learn to Curl and our first league night was held at Rocket Ice Arena in Romeoville starting at 9:00 pm on Thrusday nights.

first league

April 4, 2014

June 12, 2014

U.S. Arena Nationals

The first Windy City men’s team competed at U.S. Arena Nationals.

mens arena nationals

June 30, 2014

501(c)3 Status

Our non-profit status was assigned retroactive to our incorporation date.

June 30, 2014

May 28, 2015

1st Club Championship

Team Richardson won the first Open Club Championship.

May 28, 2015

Goodbye Rocket Ice

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.

May 28, 2015

July 13, 2015

U.S. Arena Nationals

The first Windy City women’s team competed at U.S. Arena Nationals.

womens arena nationals

September 13, 2015

First League at Seven Bridges

We began curling at Seven Bridges in Woodridge, IL with leagues on Sunday nights at 7:00 pm.

September 13, 2015

April 15, 2016

1st WC3 Open Bonspiel

Our first bonspiel was won by Team Rittgers of Chicago Curling Club.

April 7, 2017

2nd WC3 Open Bonspiel

Our second WC3 Open Bonspiel had a repeat champion, Team Rittgers from Chicago Curling Club.

April 7, 2017

August 3, 2017

A club Without a Home

Seven Bridges Ice Arena ended our contract and we were relegated to a 10 x 10 storage unit.

storage

November 19, 2017

Return to Seven Bridges

Seven Bridges renewed our contract when they could not fill the time slot but we needed to draw our houses for a while.

houses

November 19, 2017

March 1, 2018

A Dedicated Ice Proposal

Two members of the club approached the board with a proposal to take on the building and managing of a facility for the club.

April 6, 2018

3rd WC3 Open Bonspiel

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.

April 6, 2018

May 13, 2018

The Ladies Win WC3 Club Championship

Our club proudly crowned our first all-female team as club champions.

womens championship

April 5, 2019

4th WC3 Open Bonspiel

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 5, 2019

April 28, 2019

Goodbye Seven Bridges

April 28th marks the last time Windy City Curling Club was an arena club.

June 29, 2018

First look of new building

The board got its first look at their future home.

June 29, 2018

January 1, 2019

Construction Begins

Members volunteered to donate “Sweat Equity!” Once demo was completed, members helped with painting, carpet laying, locker installation and other building tasks.

April 6, 2019

Emergency Work

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 couple of hours to help move manually offload this equipment.

April 6, 2019

May 28, 2019

A New Home

Windy City Curling officially becomes a dedicated ice facility, and members deliver stones in our first league games in our new home.

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Contact Us

Windy City Curling
146 Roosevelt Rd.
Villa Park, IL 60181

P: (630) 791-0138 – General Information
P: (630) 426-9150 – Learn2Curls & Corporate/Private events
E: [email protected]

 

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Organization Information

Windy City Curling is a 501(c)3 charitable organization committed to teaching, developing, promoting, and encouraging the spirit of curling; by developing youth and adult programs that lead to local, national, and international competitions. We host open leagues, Learn to Curls, and corporate team building events. Contact Us to learn more about our passion for curling and the benefits of joining Windy City Curling.

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