Upcoming Events

Established in 1958, the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club is the oldest arena curling club in the United States. SFBACC is a nationally-recognized leader in curling development, providing learning opportunities, youth scholarships, competitive development, recreational leagues, corporate and private events, and more. We teach thousands of Bay Area residents to curl every year!

Now, we are raising funds to build a dedicated curling center right here in the Bay Area so that we can take these programs to the next level. But we can't do it without your support. Please join us and make your tax-deductible gift today: DONATE NOW!

Olympic Season Curling in Vacaville

Our sister club, WineCountry Curling in Vacaville, is holding a mini-league this winter and will have a few learn to curl events before and during the Olympics.

The league is underway and will meet on the following nights: Jan 23, Feb 6, and Feb 20. They set up at 5:30, practice from 6-7, and then play games from 7-9. Contact Alice Hartman for more information about subbing and practicing.

The WCC is also hosting two learn-to-curl clinics, the first on Saturday, January 30, 6-9 pm, and Saturday, February 27, presumably at the same time.

Olympic Preps 2010 Progress Update

***All our Olympic events dates are on the following web page: www.bayareacurling.com/olympics This list is definitive. If it conflicts with some other listing, the other listing is wrong.***

Upcoming Meetings:

***There have been conflicting emails with plans and dates for meetings. This is the definitive email/date/time list.***

A Year-end Letter from the President...

Hello SFBACC curlers and friends,

As we wrap up 2009, it may have been a tough financial year for most of us. However, our club seems to continue to grow. When I joined the club before the 2006 Olympic surge we had at most 20 active curlers, today we have that many attend the monthly board meetings. Every season, we worry about having enough curlers to fill a league, and yet we have done this non-stop since January 2006. Absolutely unbelievable!

I want to thank all of you for the support that you have given to grow our club. I won't name names, because I'm sure to

December All-Club Meeting (Unofficial) Notes

Here are Gabrielle's personal notes from the all-club meeting on Tues, Dec 15. (These aren't official minutes.)

Team Sieg wins Seattle Holiday Spiel

Congrats to Team Sieg (Lyle Sieg, Gabrielle Coleman, Barry Ivy and Karen Officer) for winning the Seattle Curling Club's Holiday Spiel this weekend.


U.S. Mixed Doubles Championship is in progress

The U.S. Mixed Doubles Championship is in progress December 3-6, 2009 at the Granite Curling Club in Seattle. SFBACC's own Gabrielle Coleman and Barry Ivy participated, starting out with two victories but unfortunately ending up with two wins and three losses, out of the playoffs.

Follow the action at the Granite Curling Club's website.

SFBACC and 49ers Vernon Davis - AP Video now Online

Here's the video you've all been waiting for: Vernon Davis curling with the SFBACC!

And again, many thanks to Vernon Davis, the 49ers, AP videographer, Haven Daley, and everyone else who organized and participated in this!

Meeting, Party and Teach Sharks Employees to Curl - Tuesday, Dec 15

**NEW TIME - Meeting at 7:30, party at 8:30, curling at 9:30***

We've got a big day on Tuesday, December 15 in San Jose - we'll have an all-club meeting starting at 7 pm, a party with Sharks Ice employees, and we'll teach the Sharks staff to curl from 9:30-11:30 pm. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend all of these events! For the meeting, we'll most likely be in the small conference room near the pool table in Stanley's.