Tag Archives: Swan River Curling Club

48 Teams Race to Find Waldo in Swan River

Submitted by: Kari Goethe The first ever Where’s Waldo event in Swan River on April 22, 2023 was a huge success as a fundraiser for the Swan River Community Center! There were people of all ages participating with 48 teams and 220 people entered to find the 15 Waldo’s that were hidden around town. Teams […]

2023/04/26Local Interest

Disney on Ice – SRCC Women’s Curling Bonspiel

Submitted by: Alyssa Pitura The Swan River Curling Club hosted its 92nd women’s bonspiel on March 17-19, 2023. The Disney-themed bonspiel had a total of 28 teams participate. We want to extend a thank you to the following businesses and families for their event contributions: the Spicer Family, Swan Valley Consumers Co-op, New Era Ag, […]

2023/03/23Local Interest

Valley Stage Players Donate to Swan River Curling Club

Pictured above: Valley Stage Players (VSP) Vice-President, Denis Beaudoin; Swan Valley Curling Club President Gary Slack; VSP President Lloyd Gilchrist, VSP Secretary, Kimberley Kowles ValleyBiz Story | On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, the Valley Stage Players presented a cheque in the amount of $7,854.25 to the Swan River Curling Club. The cheque represents the proceeds […]

2019/12/19Local Interest

Swan River Ladies 90th Annual Bonspiel

Pictured above: 1st Event Sponsored by Rogers, Winners Darlene Beck, Joanne Hart, Shelly Jersak, Fran Argue Submitted by: Marilyn Peters | The Swan River Ladies Curling Club held its 90th annual bonspiel March 16 to 18, 2018 with 28 teams participating. The luck of the Irish was with some while not so much with others […]

2018/03/27Local Interest

Swan River Ladies Curling Club Bonspiel Winners

Submitted by: Darlene Beck | The Swan River Ladies Curling Club held their 89th Annual Bonspiel on March 17, 18, & 19, 2017. The theme of the bonspiel was “Welcome to the Jungle” with 4 events taking place over the “wild” weekend. Pictured above: Winners of the first event Sponsored by Rogers Louise Watkins, Candice […]

2017/03/22Local Interest

Bonspiel Celebrates 100 Years of Men’s Curling

Submitted by: Gary Slack | Held this past weekend on March 9-12, 2017, with 42 teams competing, the Men’s centennial bonspiel turned out very successful. Everyone enjoyed the format for bonspiel which was pay per end instead of the usual elimination format. Click any picture for a larger version. Thursday night started off with three […]

2017/03/15Local Interest

100 Years of Curling History In Swan River

Submitted by: Bob & Melba Tibble | One hundred years ago the community of Swan River worked together to raise $5,000.00 at $10.00 per share to start the first two sheet curling rink on the corner of 6th Ave. N. and Verteran’s Way. The second three sheet rink, combined with a hockey rink, was located […]

2017/03/08Local Interest

Swan River Men’s 99th Annual Bonspiel Results

Submitted by: Gary Slack | Results from the Swan River Men’s bonspiel that was held on March 25-27 2016. The winner of the SV Co-op/ SV Credit Union sponsored first event was Carter Watkins rink. Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured Above: (R to L) Presenting Kelly Tibble, Carter Watkins (skip), Brad VanAchte […]

2016/04/04Local Interest

Action Packed Weekend at Swan River Ladies Bonspiel

Submitted by: (a deliriously tired & sore) Chris Chmelowski | There was no grey area…it was all ‘black & white’ for the 2016 Swan River Ladies Curling bonspiel, held this past weekend on March 18, 19 and 20, 2016. Click any picture for a larger version. The games began at 5:30 on Friday night and […]

2016/03/23Local Interest

End of Season for Jr. Men’s Curling Team

Submitted by: Louise Watkins | Team Watkins, a competitive Jr. Men’s Curling Team based out of the Swan River Curling Club, has completed their competitive season. Pictured above: Canola Jr. U21 Provincials in Rivers, MB. Click any picture for a larger version. Along with curling on Thursday evening Men’s league in Swan River, they had […]

2016/03/15Local Interest

Great Curling at Swan River Junior Bonspiel

Submitted by: Marni Zamzow | 12 teams from the Swan River and Bowsman Junior Curling Clubs competed in the Swan River Junior Bonspiel on March 6, 2016. The day was filled with great curling and sportsmanship! Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured Above: Group A winners were the Presley Sagert team defeating Team […]

2016/03/07Local Interest

Community Foundation Reaches over $2 Million in Funds

Submitted by: Vivian Rooks On Thursday, December 3, 2015 the Community Foundation of Swan Valley held their annual meeting and granting night at the Westwood Inn at 7:00 P.M. Click any picture for a larger version. Mark Provencher, of BMP Chartered Accounts, was present and summarized the financial position of the foundation. In his summation […]

2015/12/07Local Interest

Jeff Hartung Team Wins Westwood Inn Curling Classic

Submitted by: Sandra Tibble | Congratulations to the Jeff Hartung team from Langenburg Saskatchewan as the Champions of the Westwood Inn Curling Classic. Click picture for a larger version. Presenting the check of $8,000 is Sandra Tibble, committee member to skip Kody Hartung, third Tyler Hartung, second Jeff Hartung and lead Claire DeCock. A total […]

2015/11/17Local Interest

98th Annual Men’s Bonspiel Results

Submitted by: Gary Slack | The Swan River Men’s Curling Club held their 98th Annual Bonspiel on March 27, 28, 29, 2015 Winner of the first event was the Rick Kinaschuk team (pictured left). Click any picture for a larger version. Second event winner was the Terry Vopni team. Pictured right. Third event winner was […]

2015/03/31Local Interest

87th Annual Bonspiel a Fun Filled Fiesta

Submitted by: Darlene Beck | The Swan River Ladies Curling Club held their 87th annual bonspiel from March 20-22, 2015. 25 teams attended the event with many participating in the “Mexican Fiesta” theme! Pictured above: 1st event sponsored by Whites Drug Store to: Kari Goethe, Staci Brelinski, Jennifer Mangin & Charlene Fothergill. Click any picture […]

2015/03/26Local Interest

Golden Gals District #2 Playdown Winners

Submitted by: Joyce Trevellyan | Four teams entered the Golden Gals District #2 playdowns Dec 5 & 6, 2014. Norma Johnson (Dauphin/Swan River), Gail Tycholiz (Dauphin), Jean Geisel (Dauphin/Swan River) and Joyce Trevellyan )Swan River). A double knockout format was used. A side winner (pictured above) was Norma Johnson, Bev Murray, Pearl Maksymetz and Lois […]

2014/12/10Local Interest

Local Projects Receive Community Places Grants

Province of Manitoba Media Release | On May 27, 2014 the Province announced support for 227 Community Recreational, Cultrual facilities across the province. The Manitoba government is investing in recreational, cultural and learning opportunities for families in communities across Manitoba, with support of $2.9 million under the Community Places program, Housing and Community Development Minister […]

2014/05/30Local Interest

Swan River Ladies Curling Club Wedding Crashers Bonspiel

Submitted by: Angela Mullin The Swan River Ladies Curling Club hosted their 85th Annual Bonspiel on March 14 – 16, 2014 with the theme of Wedding Crashers. Click any picture for a larger version. The 1st Event Winners go to the Dauphin Rink, Therese Deah. For the Saturday evening entertainment … The Newly Wed Game […]

2014/03/21Local Interest

Golden Gals Provincial Bonspiel

Submitted by: Dayna Bresky The Golden Gals Provincial Bonspiel was held in Swan River on February 2-5, 2014. Golden Gals Provincial 2014 Winners : Joyce McDougal rink from Brandon Curling Club Runner-up: Rita VanDeVyvere rink from The Heather curling club in Winnipeg, take silver. The curlers enjoyed their visit to the Swan River Valley. They […]

2014/02/07Local Interest

White’s Curling Classic … More to Come

Submitted by: Nelly Mills An era has passed. White’s Drug Store has been sold. The Nahnybidas are moving toward retirement. Click any picture for a larger version. On Friday evening, the first night of the 14th annual White’s Drug Store Curling Classic, curlers and committee members honoured the long-standing Gold Sponsor of the White’s for […]

2012/11/14Local Interest