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2022 Winter League Champions

This winter, we hosted a 10-week Tuesday League, three 7-week Sunday Leagues, and a 7-week Friday League. Let’s have a round of applause for all of our 2022 Winter League champs!

2021 Fall Leauge Tuesday champs Team Adams sq copy2022 Winter Friday League champs
The Ice Is Right (6-1)
Stacy Feit, Michael Feit, Ray Koza, Andy Burkhardt


     
College Curling concludes its season, UNL heads to nationals!

College Curling at Aksarben has wrapped up a successful season.Creighton University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, at about 12 students each, have played against each other in college league since September. The schools play for points, which count towards qualification for the USA Curling College Championship.

This year, Creighton has worked hard to recruit more students for a solid curling team. Creighton University will be fielding 2 teams in the upcoming Aksarben Irish Open Bonspiel on March 25-27.

Along with league, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln team also played in college bonspiels in the midwest and qualified to play in the USA Curling College Championship as one of 16 top college teams. Congratulations to UNL for their hard work!

The 2022 USA Curling College Championship will be held at the Fargo Moorhead Curling Club in Fargo on March 11-13. Many of the games will be live-streamed. In the round robin, Nebraska will play:

University of Nebraska vs. Cornell University: Friday, March 11, 1:00 pm CST

University of Nebraska vs. Yale University: Friday, March 11, 8:00 pm CST

University of Nebraska vs. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point: Saturday, March 12, 12:00 pm CST

After the round robin, quarter finals and consolation brackets will be played. Finals will be held at 8:00 pm on Sunday, March 13.

Thanks to the Aksarben Curling Board of Directors and all the Aksarben members for your support of college curling!

Nancy Myers
College Curling Coordinator


 
2022 Spring League schedule

We’re going to offer three spring leagues this season: Mondays at 7pm (4 weeks) beginning April 4, Tuesdays at 7pm (7 weeks) beginning March 15, and Fridays at 7pm (5 weeks) beginning April 1.

Register online:

Leagues are $20 per game plus sales tax. You must also have a 2021-2022 season membership (good through August 2022). Membership is $30 for individuals registering to play in the spring league.


 
Drop-in Curling / Practice Ice & Delivery Coaching

Drop-in Curling / Practice Ice
We're offering Drop-in Curling / Practice Ice for individuals who either have taken a Learn to Curl or Newcomer Leaguehave curled in at least one league previously, or are members of Aksarben Curling. For $20, participants may use the time to practice their curling skills or play a pick-up game with others.

Upcoming sessions include:

Delivery Coaching
Also, back by popular demand: Ralph Roza is resuming Delivery Coaching on Sundays from 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM. Reserve your 30-minute session:


 
2021 Fall League Champions

Last fall we hosted a 10-week Tuesday League, three 7-week Sunday Leagues, and a 6-week Friday League. Let’s have a round of applause for our league champs! 👏👏👏👏

2021 Fall Leauge Tuesday champs Team Adams sq copy2021 Fall Tuesday League champs
Team Adams (8-2)
Carrie Benes, Austin Rose, Adam Schlichtmann, Tim Adams (not pictured)


 
Youth curling returns January 2022

Registration is OPEN for our seven-week youth curling program!

This year’s program will take place on Saturday mornings from 9am-11am starting January 15th. It’ll run for seven consecutive weeks through February 26th.

Registration is $100 and includes a Youth membership, which covers USA Curling membership, insurance, and equipment expenses.

Learn more and register online.

Our junior curlers will learn everything that makes this sport so awesome - from sportsmanship and the spirit of curling to the basics of game strategy. They'll start out learning the fundamentals of delivering a stone and sweeping, and play matches with assistance from our Aksarben Curling volunteer instructors.

No experience is necessary. The preferred age range is ages 7 to 18. Dates include:

  • Jan. 15
  • Jan. 22
  • Jan. 29
  • Feb. 5
  • Feb. 12
  • Feb. 19
  • Feb. 26

Questions about our Youth Curling program? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Registration is preferred through our website, but we can also accept registration in-person when the program begins on January 15th.

Interested in volunteering? Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


     

If you've thought about getting into curling but would like to learn more before jumping into a league then our next Newcomer's League scheduled for January 2022 is for you!

This 4-week league is designed for curlers with limited or no experience. They help folks learn the game, sharpen their skills, and brush up on basics before jumping into our regular leagues. It's especially great for people who have taken a prior Learn to Curl session and want to take the next step, or prospective curlers who've never taken a Learn to Curl.

We start the 5-week program with a Learn to Curl session and partial game, and then the following weeks you get to play full games with on-site instruction and guidance during your match from our friendly instructors. All the equipment needed to curl will be provided.

Registration is $125. Play will be on Saturdays from 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM on the following dates:

  • Jan. 29
  • Feb. 5
  • Feb. 12
  • Feb. 19

Sign-up for the Winter Saturday Newcomer's League today.

See you on the ice!


     

Welcome to Aksarben Curling! Once you've taken a Learn to Curl class (or if you've previously curled), you are welcome to sign up for our leagues. To sign up, you first need to become a member. Your membership grants you access to club equipment, insurance, special member events and trainings, membership with the USCA, and free subbing privileges in league games in addition to being eligible for leagues. Membership runs from September through August annually.


   

Our Winter Leagues have already started, but it's not too late to join! Spots still available for individuals and teams. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you have interest in registering. We'll invoice you at a prorated rate.

This season’s Winter Leagues include:

Winter Sunday League - 2:15pm
Room for some individuals

Winter Sunday League - 4:30pm
Room for some individuals

Winter Sunday League - 6:45pm
A need for individuals and full teams

Winter Tuesday League - 8pm
Room for some individuals

Winter Friday League - 7pm
Room for some individuals


 

The Aksarben Curling Board of Directors is sharing an important update about COVID guidelines for the 2021-2022 season.

At our August 11 board meeting, our Board of Directors voted to use the following guidelines:

  • Masks will be required for all curlers until further notice given the current COVID conditions and members' responses to our 2021-2022 season survey.
  • All five sheets will be utilized. Sheets 2 and 4 will start on the far end (west side).
  • Two sweepers will be allowed.
  • Coin flips for hammer will be allowed.

The Board of Directors will continue to monitor COVID conditions and guidance from health professionals throughout the fall, and update guidelines as appropriate. These guidelines are subject to change at the discretion of the Aksarben Curling Board of Directors.


 

We're excited to announce our Fall Leagues for the 2021-2022 season! Registration for these leagues opens on Saturday, August 14 at noon.

Leagues will kick-off in early October. Some leagues will experience a short break due to the Olympic Curling Trials at Baxter Arena from November 12-21 and Thanksgiving weekend.

Leagues will be offered on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays on the following dates:

Sunday League - 2:15pm, 4:30pm, 6:45pm (7 weeks)
October 3
October 10
October 17
November 7
December 5
December 12
December 19

Tuesday League - 8pm (10 weeks)
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 23
November 30
December 7
December 14
December 21

Friday League - 7pm (6 weeks)
October 8
October 15
October 29
November 5
December 3
December 10


 

This July, Aksarben Curling helped host the Cornhusker State Games curling tournament. Teams competed in Novice and Open divisions. Congrats to all of this year’s medalists!

CSG2021 Open GoldGold Medalists - Open Division
Kaeli and the Tuninks
Kaeli Samson, Nick Allmaker, Greg Tunink, Nic Swiercek


 

Our board of directors is planning the 2021-2022 curling season beginning in September and we want to hear from you!

Please share your thoughts about participating in the upcoming season in this short survey.

We want to know how likely you are to curl this season given COVID trends, what concerns or thoughts you have, and what your preferences are for leagues. Your input helps ensure we’re responsive to members and filling available ice time.

At this time our Board of Directors is planning to use the following guidelines for our 2021-2022 season:

  • Masks will be optional, but recommended for individuals who are not vaccinated.
  • All five sheets will be utilized.
  • Two sweepers will be allowed.
  • Aksarben Curling may require masks at any point should COVID conditions worsen and the CDC, Douglas County Health Department, and/or Baxter Arena require them anywhere in the building.

On the survey we also want to know your interest in playing in the following fall leagues:

  • Sunday September League: 4:30pm for 4 weeks
  • Tuesday Leagues: 8pm beginning in early October
  • Friday Leagues (team): 7pm beginning in early October 
  • Friday Leagues (doubles): 7pm beginning in early October 
  • Sunday Leagues: 2:15pm, 4:30pm, 6:45pm beginning in early October

Note: The early October start dates are to offset lost ice time due to the Olympic Trials.

Key Registration Dates

  • July 15: Registration opens for 2021-2022 Membership and our September League.
  • August 14: Registration opens for 2021 Fall Leagues.

Help get the word out:

Questions about the upcoming season or survey? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll be in touch!

We look forward to seeing you this upcoming season!


 

You can compete for a gold, silver, or bronze medal in curling at this summer’s Cornhusker State Games on July 17 and 18!

Aksarben Curling is partnering with our friends at the Nebraska Sports Council to help facilitate this year's curling competition at the Cornhusker State Games.

The tournament will be a 3-game guaranteein two divisions: Open and Novice (5 years or less experience). The first games will take place on Saturday, July 17 and the final game will take place on Sunday, July 18.

Registration is $108/person through June 17. The price increases to $113/person until July 5.

Learn more and register for this year’s Cornhusker State Games.

If you have questions about this year’s curling tournament at CSG, please contact Nic Ridder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Good curling!


If you've thought about getting into curling but would like to learn more before jumping into a league then our next Newcomer's League scheduled for September 2021 is for you!

This 3-week league is designed for curlers with limited or no experience. They help folks learn the game, sharpen their skills, and brush up on basics before jumping into our regular leagues. It's especially great for people who have taken a prior Learn to Curl session and want to take the next step, or prospective curlers who've never taken a Learn to Curl.

We start the 3-week program with a Learn to Curl session and partial game, and then the following weeks you get to play full games with on-site instruction and guidance during your match from our friendly instructors. All the equipment needed to curl will be provided.

Registration is $75. Play will be on Sundays from 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM on the following dates:

  • Sept 12th
  • Sept 19th
  • Sept 26th

Sign-up for the September 2021 Newcomer's League today.

See you on the ice!


Thank you to everyone who voted in the election for Aksarben Curling’s Board of Directors! We want to announce our newly-elected board members: Aaron AdamsSally Ashmore, and Lisa Truesdell. Each individual will serve three-year terms of service.

We also want to share our deepest thanks to board members whose terms expired: Sean Morrison (former president), Derek Rau, and Matt Suder (former vice president). As an entirely volunteer-run organization, we recognize that it takes a lot of work to make sure everything runs smoothly and effectively. We're grateful for your service on Aksarben Curling's board of directors!

This week we also had two Member Meetings, one virtually and one in-person. Thank you to everyone who was able to make it!

Couldn’t attend, or want a recap of what was discussed? Check out the slides from our Member Meeting, which includes a sneak peak of our dedicated curling facility floor plan and interior renderings!

Stay tuned for information in the coming months about new Aksarben Curling t-shirtsnext season’s programming, news about the Olympic Trials in Omaha in November, and volunteer opportunities.

Lastly, if you’re itching for more curling we have two opportunities this summer:

  • 4-week Summer League: Games are on Thursdays at 8pm on June 10, June 24, July 8, and July 15. Register for Summer League.
  • Cornhusker State Games: Aksarben Curling lends its equipment for this event on July 17 and 18 at Baxter Arena. Individuals and teams can register for a Novice or Open division. Register for Cornhusker State Games.

Thanks for being a part of the Aksarben Curling community. We look forward to seeing you on the ice!


We're hosting a short four-week Summer League on Thursdays at 8pm in June and July. This is a great opportunity for folks who want to extend their season a bit, get some practice in before the Cornhusker State Games in July, or for members who sat out the fall/winter leagues.

Registration opens on Saturday, April 17 at 12pm. League dates are: June 10, June 24, July 8, and July 15.

Register online.

Please note that we will be allowing up to 40 people to register or 10 teams total. Other COVID restrictions including mandatory mask wearing at all times, physical distancing, and utilizing only one sweeper at a time will remain in effect.


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12 Jul 2022;
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Summer Tuesday League (7 weeks)
12 Jul 2022;
08:30PM - 10:30PM
Summer Broomstacking at Kinkaider Brewing Co.
13 Jul 2022;
03:00PM - 05:30PM
Private Learn to Curl
13 Jul 2022;
08:00PM - 10:00PM
Summer Wednesday League (7 weeks)
23 Jul 2022;
12:00AM
2022 Cornhusker State Games: Curling
20 Aug 2022;
01:00PM - 05:30PM
Club Friendly with KC Curling
11 Sep 2022;
02:15PM - 04:15PM
Newcomer League
11 Sep 2022;
04:30PM - 06:45PM
September League

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