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OSHAWA CURLING CLUB - - Ontario, CA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
N 43° 54.029 W 078° 51.327
17T E 672226 N 4863055
Quick Description: The Oshawa Curling Club was founded in 1882 and is one of the oldest sporting organizations to operate continuously in the province.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 12/24/2005 10:50:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM57Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member geohiker55
Views: 105

Long Description:


The Oshawa Curling Club facilities comprise:
* 8 sheets of ice surface with viewing capabilities of all sheets from both lounges
* Changing facilities and lockers for 260 (men 150, women 110)
* Showers and Sauna
* Bar facilities in main lounge
* 1 meeting room (overlooking Sheets 7 & 8)
* Banquet facilities:
1. The main lounge and bar is licensed for 260 people
2. The upper lounge (main dining room) is licensed for 160 people
3. The upper bar is licensed for 75 people.
* Kitchen with full catering facilities
* Parking for 100 cars



Try your luck with this curling quiz, one of the Winter Olympics' most original sports.
If you've played it, you should do well.


1. What is the name of the target area?
  • *Blue line
  • *Safe area
  • *House
  • *Bull's eye

    2. How many ends are in one game?
  • * -- 5
  • * -- 7
  • * - 10
  • * - 15

    3. What is the purpose of sweeping?
  • * To make the ice clean
  • * To make the ice more smooth
  • * To mark territory
  • * To melt the ice

    4. What is the name of a curling tournament?
  • * Match
  • * Meet
  • * Bonspiel
  • * Bansheel

    5. What are the lines that the granite rocks must pass called?
  • * Yellow lines
  • * Hog lines
  • * Midcourt
  • * Blue lines

    6. What is the name of the starting line?
  • * Hack
  • * Starting line
  • * Red line
  • * Rock

    7. What year did curling debut at the Olympics?
  • * 1998 (Nagano)
  • * 1964 (Innsbruck)
  • * 1984 (Sarajevo)
  • * 1976 (Innsbruck)

    8. What is the athlete who takes the first shot named?
  • * Captain
  • * The lead
  • * Lead-off
  • * Starter

    9. What are the granite rocks called?
  • * Boulders
  • * Balls
  • * Stones
  • * Saucers

    10. How many athletes are on a team?
  • * Two
  • * Four
  • * Six
  • * Eight


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  • Hours of Operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

    Public or Private Access: Public

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