LTC Train the Trainer Seminar

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The OVCA is hosting a Learn to Curl “Train the Trainer” seminar on Sunday, October 17th.

The seminar will be hosted by the Ottawa Golf and Hunt Club, and will run from 9:30am until 3:30pm

The seminar consists of:

  • morning coffee and treats
  • lunch
  • Trainers Guide to the LTC program and instruction
  • Expert guidance from seasoned trainers

This one-day course will give new instructors the tools they need to run a learn to curl program featuring classroom review of the curriculum, interactive discussion and on-ice sessions; please bring your curling equipment for live, integrated training.

Class size is limited. Clubs may register up to three (3) representatives.

Registration is NOW OPEN for the seminar. Please note that there may be a nominal registration fee charged at registration the day of the event.

Welcome to the new OVCA.com

Thanks for taking a moment to visit the new digs. We hope you like what we’ve done to the place!

Our new website features most of the same functionality of our previous site, along with some new self-serve features that will make it easier for you to promote your clubs programs and bonspiels with us.

The website features:

  • Our events calendar, where you can promote your inter-club bonspiels, or your Open Houses.
  • A NEW self-serve “classified” section where you can promote your Learn to curl programs, or advertise openings in your youth or adult programming
  • A NEW self-serve youth free-agent listing service, where players can find teams, teams can find players, or coaches can find a team to coach for the upcoming season.

We’re still pulling the down the scaffolding and packing away the drop cloths, so if you find something that doesn’t quite work right or needs a bit of finishing, let us know at info@ovca.com

Good curling in 2021!

OVCA Youth Symposium

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The Ottawa Valley Curling Association Youth Symposium will be held on Saturday September 18th, 2021 from 9 am until noon.  

This meeting is open to anyone with an interest in supporting youth curling (youth program directors & volunteers, parents, etc.).

Please:

  • RSVP,
  • forward agenda items,
  • state your preference for meeting format (in person location or virtual), and
  • direct any questions to the meeting organizer: Ron Guilbault,  Ron.Guilbault@ovca.com, 613-277-2617.  

Please also feel free to forward this message to anyone whom you think might have an interest in attending the Symposium. 

There is no cap on the number of attendees unless we think we might exceed the capacity of our system or club limits (physical or health restrictions if in person), however RSVPs are required to help limit and ensure adequate and security to keep out unwanted attendees. 

Ron Guilbault

OVCA Youth Director

OVCA AGM – Sept 27th

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The OVCA Annual General meeting will be held virtually on Monday, September 27th at 7:00pm.

Registration will open soon. Keep watching our social media and your email for details.