Schenectady Curling Club

The Schenctady Curling Club held an open house on Sunday January 8, 2017. Free to the public, folks were able to get instruction on how to play the exciting game. The Smith family of Scotia learns how to sweep in front of the stone. Pictured left to right is Keira, Nettie, Instructor Jeff Howles, Steve and Lauren.

Sweeping Prospects

The Schenectady Curling Club held an open house at its Niskayuna rink Sunday afternoon in an effort to introduce members of the public to the game. Club members taught attendees proper throwing and sweeping techniques.

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Curling Club garage sale

NISKAYUNA — The Schenectady Curling Club will hold an encore Trash and Treasures garage sale 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the club, 1084 Balltown Road. The sale will benefit the club. The public is invited.

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Scores: Schenectady Curling Club

NISKAYUNA — Final results of the Carosella Women’s Bonspiel at Schenectady Curling Club on Oct. 24 and 25: DeRyk (Town of Mt. Royal, Jacques Cartier and Schdy) defeated Fitzgerald (Schdy/Broomstones) 9-1 in the Carosella event A; Gorman (Trois Riveres) defeated…

Curlers practice at the Schenectady Curling Club. Photo: Rebecca Isenhart

Club welcomes newcomers to sport of curling

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — For obvious reasons, the comparisons that come to mind when many people see curling for the first time are ice skating and ice hockey, because, well, they’re played on ice. But members of…