Benefits of Membership


 CLUB/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, EVENTS &
 NETWORKING

  • Access to Curling Alberta’s webinar series featuring club development topics including grant writing, social media marketing, membership recruitment, program development and more
  • Ability to nominate your club, volunteers, and partners for recognition at Curling Alberta’s Annual Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet
  • Discounted registration to attend Curling Canada’s Business of Curling Symposiums as well as the ability to book a private Business of Curling seminar for your board
  • Access to Curling Alberta’s growing repository of club support documents (e.g. samples of successful grant applications, templates for policies, bids and job descriptions, vendor reviews, advocacy tools, etc.)
  • Access to tailored consultations regarding your club’s unique challenges and areas of opportunity (including ice maintenance, programming, governance structure, strategic planning, financial viability, marketing, etc.)
 

 ACCESS TO COMPETITIONS & CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Access for your members to participate in Curling Alberta and Curling Canada sanctioned competitions including the Curling Club Championships (i.e.- players must be members in good standing with a Curling Alberta member club to compete in any sanctioned event)
  • Teams that represent your club at Curling Alberta and Curling Canada sanctioned events will be recognised on Curling Alberta’s website.
  • Opportunity to share this recognition on the club’s communication platforms
  • Access to Curling Canada’s eight ender awards for your players
  • Opportunities to bid to host Curling Alberta and Curling Canada sanctioned events
 

 MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

  • Access to information, communication, and support with regards to Covid-19, and Curling Alberta’s Return to Play Guidelines
  • Access to Curling Alberta’s Director of Community Curling Centre Development who supports curling centres throughout our boundaries to operate effectively and drive increased participation in our sport
  • Assistance marketing your club and its programs, events, and other postings through Curling Alberta’s website, social media, and newsletter, It’s Our House
      
 
  • Access to Curling Alberta’s Affiliated Club Facebook page where the business of curling in Alberta may be discussed
  • Ability to participate in Curling Alberta surveys and access to aggregate results
  • Access to discounts for your members on home and auto insurance through Belairdirect
  • Ability for your members to apply for Curling Alberta and Curling Canada scholarships
  • Access to Curling Alberta’s membership with FoundationSearch, which is North America’s leading source of funding information for non-profits and charities. Their online resource includes more than 120,000 foundations, representing billions of dollars in annual granting, and includes tools to locate grants by type, value, year, recipient, donor and historical giving trends, and much more
  • Ability to fundraise when approval from governing body is required by AGLC

 

 TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

  • Ability for your club to host certification and training opportunities for coaches (NCCP), officials, ice technicians and volunteers
  • Access to Curling Alberta and Curling Canada programs and curriculums such as Hit Draw Tap, Curling 101, and Youth Learn to Curl
  • Ability to borrow equipment (such as “Rocks and Rings” sets and junior curling rocks)
  • Ability for your players to register for Curling Alberta camps, high performance programs, and the Excel Points Race
  • Access to consultation with trained facilitators on delivering Learn to Curl courses and other “try it” opportunities
  • Opportunities to host Curling Alberta junior recruitment events such as the “Rock Stars” and “Fast Track” programs aimed at attracting youth and increasing diversity in our sport

 

 ADVOCACY & THE FUTURE OF CURLING

  • Collaborate with Curling Alberta’s Advocacy Committee, which has been struck to influence decisions within political, economic, social systems and institutions
  • Be a part of the efforts to increase awareness, popularity, and the perceived value of curling in the community
  • Have a voice in the future of our sport and this association through your zone director and a vote at all special and general meetings
     

     

Get your print out of member benefits here.

Contact Shannon Kleibrink, Director of Community Curling Centre Development, for more information and to become a Curling Alberta member! 

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