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Capital One Rocks and Rings ready to take flight in Nelson schools

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
September 13th, 2011

Anyone that take to the ice at the Nelson Curling Club realizes first hand there’s a lot more to the sport than tossing a rock down a sheet of ice.

Which is why the Capital One Rocks and Rings program was launched last year.

The program, designed for elementary students, gives prospective curling is a fun introduction to the sport.

Under the guidance of our junior instructors and certified coaches Chris Haynes and Alex Breen, the 40-minute session uses a combination of drills, skills and fun to introduce the sport to students in an off-ice environment.

Students eager to push the curling envelope a little farther can then sign up for on-ice instruction during their respective school’s their winter activities program or by joining the after school Junior league at the Nelson Curling Club.

Leagues at the Nelson Curling Club begin in October.

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