Curling - Clearwater, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 51° 38.955 W 120° 02.183
10U E 705018 N 5726187
Quick Description: Curling is on the side of the North Thompson Sportsplex located at 428 Murtle Crescent.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/13/2021 2:46:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM14CT9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
"Curling is a sport in which two teams of four players each send stones over an ice surface toward a target circle in an attempt to place nearest the centre. In Canada, curling has steadily grown in popularity since the first club was formed in Montréal in 1807. The national championships and Olympic trials are among some of the most popular sporting events in the country, and many winners of these tournaments have also achieved victory on the international stage.

Curling is one of the country’s most popular sports and the most televised women’s sport in Canada.
"Source: Canadian Encyclopdia


The North Thompson Sportsplex is located in Clearwater, BC in the heart of Wells Gray Country in the beautiful interior of British Columbia, Canada. The complex provides local athletes and visitors alike a covered regulation-sized ice rink and associated locker room facilities and viewing platforms to practice and play upon wither covered in ice or dry floor (off-season). The complex is home to the Clearwater Minor Hockey Association, Raft Mountain Skating Club, Wells Gray Curling Club and a number of recreational adult hockey leagues.

Curling mural is one of three murals at the North Thompson Sportsplex. There are five vintage curlers some with brooms in hand ready to sweep the path to victory. If you listen, you may hear the skip yelling, "Hurry", "Hurry Hard".

City: Clearwater

Location Name: North Thompson Sportsplex

Artist: Unknown

Date: Unknown

Media: Paint on stucco

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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