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Anthracite Curling Club Open House

The Club is hosting an Open House this Saturday at The Ice Rink at Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Anthracite Curling Club is excited to give the residents of northeastern Pennsylvania the
opportunity to explore the unique sport of curling.
The Club is hosting an Open House this Saturday at The Ice Rink at Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre, the sport’s home for the
last four years in northeastern Pennsylvania. With the Winter Olympics just more than four months away, this is a perfect
opportunity to introduce yourself to one of the most popular sports in all Olympics.
On Sat., Sept. 21 from 8 to 10 p.m., at The Ice Rink at Coal St. in Wilkes-Barre, Anthracite Curling Club will be
offering an introduction to the sport of curling with lessons on the basics of game-play, stone delivery, sweeping, and
strategy. Registration begins at 7:30.
Saturday’s session is just $15. There is no skating necessary. All you need is warm, comfortable clothing and clean
sneakers with a good gripping sole. The club provides everything else. Anyone interested in this session can sign up by
calling 570-266-7978 or by visiting anthracite.com.

About Anthracite Curling Club
Anthracite Curling Club was founded in 2010 following the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. It was previously known
as Scranton Curling Club, formed in 2005. There are currently 40 active members in the Club. Several members of the
Club have traveled to numerous other curling venues in the eastern U.S. to participate in bonspiels (or tournaments). For
more information, visit anthracitecurling.com. Like us on Facebook (facebook.com/AnthraciteCurling and Follow us on
Twitter (@anthracitecurl). Anthracite Curling Club is a member of Grand National Curling Club, a non-profit
organization.

About Curling
There are currently 17,000 registered curlers in the U.S., and the sport’s boost in popularity has increased those numbers
dramatically in recent years. People of all ages and abilities can participate, making it truly one of the only family-oriented
sports in the country, if not the world.
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