Great Reasons to Try the Sport of Curling

By Bob Weeks

Part of Curling For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Why should you take up curling? People who curl seem to share a certain fun-loving attitude toward this winter pastime. Even at national and world championships, players in the middle of a high-stakes game have been known to share a few laughs. (Imagine seeing that at a hockey or football game!) Here are some of the best reasons to curl:

  • You can play at any age.

  • Both sexes can play. (And curling with your significant other can be a lot of fun!)

  • The rules are easy to learn.

  • You don’t have to pay a lot to play.

  • Curling is good for your health.

  • Curling is wheelchair accessible.