• Brown dried trees and vegetation line one side of the Elk River bank and tall conifer pines trees are clustered on the other side with the backdrop of the snow capped Rocky Mountains far in the distance. The Elk River in Fernie, BC on a winter day with brown and dried vegetation, barren trees and sturdy pine trees at the river's banks and snowy Rocky Mountains in the distance.

Image via Francis Bouffard


Have you ever tried curling? Now is your chance because Drop-in Curling at the Fernie Memorial Arena is back for 2022!


The Fernie Curling Club takes over Fernie Memorial Arena every Thursday between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm, offering newcomers the chance to try their hand at Canada’s national pastime for just $10. 


Anyone and everyone is invited to attend. No experience or equipment required. The Fernie Curling Club has brooms for all to use. All that they ask is that you bring a clean pair of indoor shoes for the ice, though they do have extra pairs of shoes on hand should you need to borrow a pair.


Drop-in Curling at Fernie Memorial Arena is taking place all winter long, with sessions running from Thursday, February 17th until Thursday, April 14th.


Guests also have the option of renting out the club if they’d like to enjoy a private curling session with them and their friends. The Fernie Curling Club is available for larger groups at $50 for two hours. This includes use of the lounge, bar service, and commercial kitchen, should you wish to hire a caterer.


What are you waiting for? Have some fun, support the local Fernie community, and learn a new sport all at the same time. Drop-in Curling at the Fernie Memorial Arena is just $10 per session. 


Overall, if you’re going to be in Fernie in February, March, or April, then we suggest “dropping in’ and spending a Thursday evening with the Fernie Curling Club. And if you need a place to stay while in town, know that you’re always welcome at the Fernie Stanford Resort. We are located only a stone’s throw away from the ski mountain and offer affordable rates, complimentary breakfast, and all kinds of family-friendly amenities, including a games room and a pool with a waterslide.