UCSD Alumni


Bay Area Club: Intro to Curling

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Date: 1/18/2014
Time: 2:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Oakland Ice Center
519 18th St
Oakland, CA 94612
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Primary Contact
Brian Baumgartner

Event Details

Have you ever watched the Winter Olympics and thought: "What's that funny game they're playing with the brooms sweeping the ice?" Have you then thought: "Gee, I'd love to give that a try!"

Join the UC San Diego Bay Area alumni community in Oakland on Saturday, January 18 for an introduction to the sport of curling. Curling is a sport that is thought to have originated in medieval Scotland in the 1500s. It's a sport in which two teams, each of four players, take turns sliding polished granite stones across the ice curling sheet toward a circular target marked on the ice. We will receive instructions on the rules and basics of curling, both off the ice and on it, followed by playing a game of curling against fellow alumni and friends.

Look forward to a fun-filled afternoon in Oakland, followed by a no-host happy hour near the ice rink. Alumni and their friends/family ages 12 and up are invited to participate in this event.

Watch a beginner’s guide to curling here:

View Video on Youtube

Useful Links and Special Parking Info:

The Oakland Ice Center is ~ 1 block from the 19th Street BART station in Oakland. Street parking is available for a fee.