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    2020-2021 Season is Cancelled

    Unfortunately with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) remaining an issue in our community, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel our season for 2020-2021. We are looking forward to the 2021-2022 season, conditions permitting. We are exploring options to have curling events outdoors which would follow health and safety protocols, social distancing included. Stay tuned!

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    League Registration Forms

    Forms for the upcoming 2020-2021 season can be found by following this link. Some of the forms can be edited right on the PDF and then emailed or printed. Electronic forms should be emailed to getmanb@yahoo.com. Payments by check can be mailed to: Lake Placid Curling ClubP.O. Box 134Saranac Lake, NY 12983 Or follow the button to pay via PayPal. Please note that a $2.50 convenience fee will be added when choosing this option. Membership Dues Playing Member Dues $330.00 USDNon-Playing GOLD Member $330.00 USDHonorary Member $150.00 USDBFF of LPCC $100.00 USDFriend of LPCC $50.00 USD If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Lake Placid Curling…

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    Discussion About the Increase in Member Dues

    Some members have expressed concern about the increase in fees for the possible 2020-2021 season. Please read our release below about why we are temporarily increasing fees for this upcoming season. We have recently been informed that the Saranac Lake Civic Center is committed to make the ice available for this year. They have lost major income streams: Can-Am will not be taking place, hockey tournaments have been cancelled, and high school hockey is in limbo for the foreseeable future. To provide ice for the remaining users, the Civic Center has committed to a loss of $100,000 this season and need to raise their ice fees significantly to those still using the…

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    2020-2021 Season Updates

    Good curling, everyone! The Board of Directors has been in deep discussions as to how we can curl this season. We have not taken these discussions lightly. Everyone’s health and safety is the upmost concern. We believe that these can best meet the best needs of everyone as well as making our members feel comfortable while playing. Cleaning and sanitizing equipment after every session Providing hand sanitizer for all members Requiring face masks for everyone, both while play and in the outer rooms of the rink Six-foot distancing at all times, especially near the hack Eliminating the after-session parties Competing using three-person teams (including the skip and one sweeper) Allow…

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    Spring Youth Curling

    Our club is going to host another couple of session of youth curling to introduce young people in the area to the sport. The next session will be on Sunday, March 8th from 12:30-1:30 at the Saranac Lake Civic Center. If you are interested in registering, please contact Kim Williams Weinrick at kweinrick@gmail.com. In the meantime, check out the gallery below of thank you notes from the kids that participated in our earlier sessions!

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    New Photo Gallery

    Check out the new photo gallery of our event at the 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid. Our club raised $1250 for the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. The money raised will go to help local cancer patients get to their treatments. Follow the link above to find out more about Scott Hamilton’s charity.

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    Lake Placid Event a Success!

    This article can also be found on the Adirondack Daily Enterprise‘s website at: https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2020/02/curling-lessons-raise-money-for-cancer-foundation/ Lake Placid Curling Club Raises $1,260 for Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation during LP 40th Anniversary of Olympics On Saturday, February 15th, the Lake Placid Curling Club (LPCC) sponsored a curling exhibition on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid as part of the 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympics events. The event was held to teach interested members of the community and visitors how to throw a curling stone; a donation of $5 to throw three stones was requested, with all proceeds going to the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. Over a three-hour period, on a cold but sunny day,…

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    40th Anniversary of 1980 Olympics Celebration!

    On Saturday, February 15, from 11-2 pm, the Lake Placid Curling Club will host a Hit the Button exhibition on Mirror Lake as part of Lake Placid’s 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics events. A special treat will be curling on zamboni-cleaned ice on Mirror Lake. Contestants will get 3 stone throws for $5, with all proceeds going to the Scott Hamilton Cancer Foundation. The LPCC will also be selling its new line of club merchandise, including hats, winter beanies, and T-shirts. Join the Fun!

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    Champions All Around!

    First of all, a hearty congratulations to Owen! He was the winner of our Hit The Button competition on Pontiac Bay this year. This is a competition that we hold as a club every Winter Carnival located on the lake next to the Ice Palace. We’re already a could of weeks into Session 2 of our season, but we want to take a moment to congratulate our winning team from Session 1!