Do you absolutely love the Winter Olympics? Well, we all know that one of the most adrenaline-pumping sport in the Winter Olympics tends to be Curling. However, curling doesn’t only belong to the Winter Olympics, but it can also be found in the vibrant, Southern community of Atlanta whose ice-bound athletes keep this unique sport alive. If you’ve ever dreamed of hitting the ice yourself, we’ve got your ticket—an intro class with the Peachtree Curling Association at their official AF facility in Marietta, Georgia!
Curling is best described as a combination of shuffleboard, bocce, and chess on ice. The gameplay of shuffleboard, the scoring system of bocce, and the strategy of chess all come together to create a truly one-of-a-kind wintertime sport. During this class, your instructor will give you and your classmates a quick 5-minute overview of the sport and its history, which dates back to medieval Scotland.
Soon enough, you’ll hit the ice and do some stretching and balance exercises. From there, you’ll learn a variety of throwing and sweeping techniques used in a typical game. Once you’re trained up, you and your classmates will put your new skills to the test and play a short game against each other. At the end of the lesson, you’ll get to participate in broom stacking, the curling tradition of sharing a post-game drink with your teammates.
While this intro class focuses on basic technique, there’s also a 201 Level Class available, where you can begin to hone your strategy even more! If you really get hooked – like most people tend to do – then you can become a member, join a team, and start competing in a league!
Start your future hobby on Saturday, December 21st at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $29.00, which can be purchased online at www.handpickedatlanta.com.
At Enclave at Roswell Apartments in Roswell, Georgia, we encourage our residents to discover all the wonderful happenings in our city, whether it’d be a concert, exhibit, or convention. Set aside some time to attend this upcoming event in our area!
Saturday, December 21, 2019—1:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
Peachtree Curling Association
4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, Georgia 30068