Volunteers needed to help prepare our ice shed and install our ice!

The 2021-22 season is upon us and we are really excited for another year of curling!

Of course with such anticipation ~ we must first have some ice to curl on…!

With that, we invite volunteers to support our Ice Technician in preparing the ice shed and installing our ice surface!

The first two weeks of the ice installation require some extra support. The work generally requires extra hands to hold hoses during flooding, help paint, cut circles, and general prep…etc…

We have an incredibly talented group of volunteers who help every year with the ice installation, and their experience and time spent with our club is invaluable! They know the ‘in’s and outs’ of ice installation and in recent years have been a tremendous help to our newest Ice Maker, as they were in past! Thank you, everyone! Our hope this year is to welcome some new volunteers who can be mentored by some of our veteran volunteers under the guidance of our Ice Technician, Brent.

And so this year….we invite YOU to join us!

Of course, as with the history of our club~ many hands make light work. We do not want any small group of people to be overly taxed, so we have broken down what we will need and ask that you sign up for times and days when you can. Even one day of help is appreciated!

You can sign up by contacting our Ice Technician Brent by phone at 902-218-7910 or via email at brentirving67@gmail.com.

Thank you in advance for your support of the club!  We look forward to seeing you!

Volunteers Schedule/Needed for:

Saturday, October 2nd, approx. 3 hours, 9 am to 12 noon. Six volunteers needed: Flooding the ice. These volunteers will act as hose operators and/or support the main hose operators.

Sunday, October 3rd to Wednesday, October 6th, approx one hour, 3 times per day morning/afternoon/evening: One volunteer x 3 times or three volunteers x1 time, or one volunteer per day x3: The volunteers(s) will help flood the ice with the Ice Tech for approx 15 floods over 3 days. They would help the Ice Tech hold the hoses and do various jobs. Each flood would be about a one-hour commitment.

Thursday, October 7th, various times throughout day and evening available, one volunteer throughout the day, or several scattered throughout the day/volunteer for times that would suit you: volunteer(s) needed at various times throughout day to help Ice Tech scrape and pebble ice.

Friday, October 8th, various times throughout the day and evening available, volunteers for time blocks that would suit you: volunteer(s) needed to help Ice Tech flood throughout the day with Jet Ice and scrape and pebble, in preparation for painting.

Saturday, October 9th, approx four- six hours 10 am to 2/4 pm, 5-7 volunteers needed: Volunteers are needed to help Ice Tech paint. 3 volunteers to maneuver hose, 2 volunteers to mix paint, 2 volunteers to hold plywood boards to prevent paint from over-spraying onto other areas.

Sunday, October 10th, approx. 4-6 hours 10 am to 2/4 pm, 4-8 volunteers needed : Volunteers are needed to help our Ice Tech to cut circles and run lines. 1 to operate router, 1 to hold power cord, 2 to sweep snow, 1 to mix paint, 4 to paint.

Monday, October 11th to Thursday, October 14th, approx one hour, 3 times per day morning/afternoon/evening, One volunteer x 3 times or three volunteers x1 time, or one volunteer per day x3 days: The volunteers(s) will help flood the ice with Jet Ice with the Ice Tech level required. They would help the Ice Tech hold the hoses and do various jobs, such as pebbling and scraping between floods. Each flood would be about a one-hour commitment. Final days will require cleaning of rocks and placing them on ice, and any other last-minute work to be done.

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