Curling is a very fun filled game, challenging and also very interesting. A unique combination of physical and mental skills is required if you are to be a very good player of the game. Curling is one of the few sports that accommodates all ages and all types of players. This means that in the game of curling, it does not matter if one is old, young or even disabled anyone can play the game. It is a game that gives a free chance for all to play and compete against each other without discrimination or any form of restrictions. A game played within a time limit of about 2 to 2½ hours, will produce a winner that has earned the maximum points at the end of the game.
There are lots of places where curling can be played. Although it is majorly a winter game, it is still being played in some parts of the world, even where there are no heavy signs of winter, since its snowboard can be created with or without the winter effect. In this article, I will be mentioning some highly recognized places in and around the United States where the game of curling is being played. But before I proceed, I will quickly mention some of the qualities that qualify a place to be used as a curling centre. Some of the qualities are:
Arena: the club must have their own equipment, which will include rocks, and also a facility that will enable other sports to be played, using this surface.
Dedication: this is one of the top qualities. The club must be readily dedicated only to curling games, with buildings that will include a clubhouse with kitchen, locker rooms, etc.
There are some other properties that are needed, but will be discussed in subsequent articles. Now, I will proceed to mentioning some of the places where this most prestigious game can be played.
- Anchorage Curling Club: located in Anchorage, in the State of Alaska, is a curling club that is dedicated mainly to ice, with two sheets and was founded in 1954.
- Barrow Hockey & Curling Association: in Barrow town, also in Alaska State is another curling club that is also dedicated to ice, it was founded in 1954 and has the same number of sheets like the Anchorage club.
- Fairbanks Curling Clubs: this one is located in Fairbanks town, also in Alaska State and it is also dedicated to ice, founded in 1905 with 6 sheets.
- Hartford Curling Club: at Connecticut state, in Newton town is a curling club known majorly for reforming. It was founded first in 1908, it went off and later came back in 2015.
- Daytona Curling: right there in Florida State, South Daytona, is a curling club arena, that has 5 sheets and was founded in 2007.
- Florida Curling Club: also in Florida, Hobe Sound city, a curling club with paper. No one exactly knows when this club was founded and also the number of sheets it has is still not revealed.