150 - Huntsville Curling Club

Access125: HCC Accessibility & Club House Renovation

Project Description

The Huntsville Curling Club (HCC) has embarked on a multi-phase renovation project to ensure continuity of curling, make the club accessible and improve the overall utilization of all curling club facilities.

Phase 1: roof replacement, lighting replacement, and leak mitigation completed in 2019.

Phase 2: Energy efficiency: Mechanical, HVAC & Dehumidifier replacement completed in 2022.                                                                                                                  

Phase 3: Clubhouse lounge, bar office and storage area functional renovations. Completed in 2022-2023.

HCC has partnered with local experts to scope the work effort & costs for the Final Phase - Accessibility, which forms the basis of this fundraising request:

Phase 4: Accessibility (to take place between 2024-2026)
Change the main entrance into the Huntsville Curling Club, to the south side of the building. Complete exterior painting and new finishes.Add accessible double doors and an entrance portico. Install the wheelchair lift/elevator. Install accessible washrooms in the change rooms and make the change rooms fully accessible.

The proceeds from this fundraising will be
used for the following cause(s):

In order of priority, proceeds from the fundraising campaign will be used to:

• HCC accessibility: entrance, washrooms, elevator, change rooms

How this project will assist in promoting
or developing amateur sport on a national

This project is essential for making the HCC a sustainable facility for everyone to be part of an active healthy living social network in Huntsville and Muskoka.

HCC membership over the past several seasons has experienced double digit growth, in large part due to the efforts to increase opportunities of all skills and ages to participate in curling. We now want to fully support Accessibility and encourage every member of the community to use our facilities. Learn to Curl, Youth programs, hosting more bonspiels has increased the usage of HCC and introduced over 150 net new Adult curlers to the sport since September 2019. In addition, the HCC is able to host local/regional and provincial levels of competition.

Fund Admin

Jim Woodworth


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