Curling is a place for everyone. An individual’s journey into curling begins with community clubs. Therefore, it’s crucial that clubs are able to create environments where people feel welcome and enjoy their experience. This will help foster a new wave of diverse members. It is important that they feel safe and free of any discrimination or maltreatment.
We have created a digital resource kit in support of creating meaningful change towards greater diversity and inclusivity in the sport of curling.
This guide has been broken down into tangible areas of focus, that can be reviewed, adapted and implemented, either independently or as part of a more holistic journey for the growth and betterment of our sport.
Diversity and inclusion principles are discussed in the context of how they benefit your facility.
The need for exposure of existing bias and their effects is highlighted along with resources to help combat it.
Ideas for encouraging and welcoming programs to entice new curlers to your facility.
Information on mutually beneficial partnerships and funding opportunities for diversity initiatives.
Tips and strategies to create a diversity and inclusion action plan designed to engage facility boards.