Ice Technician Programs

Ontario Ice Technicians are amongst the best in the world.The Ice Technician certification courses are conducted under the leadership of Curling Canada and were developed to ensure that this tradition continues.It should be noted that a period of practical experience obtained in the club and ongoing education through seminars and workshops is what truly makes an excellent Ice Technician.

Each course includes a technical course and a written exam. Once completed the Ice Technician receives certification from Curling Canada.

Participants will require note-taking materials as well as curling clothing and equipment.

Which course should I take?





Ice Technician Reference Manual"Ice Makers Quick Reference Guide"
"Ice Plant & Facility Equipment List""Importance of dehumidification"
Jet Ice Full House Installation Video

Register for one of our courses below!
Having troubles registering? See the step-by-step instructions for registration!

ClubZoneDateFeeOn-Line Registration
Countryside Arena, SudburyNOCAJune 29-30, 2017
$250.00Register here

To register for the Level 1 Workshop, please click here:

Ice Technician Professional Development

The Ontario Curling Association is embarking on  a series of professional development opportunities about ice and rock maintenance issues.  Ice Technicians, Assistants, board members, etc…  would all be welcome at these training events.


November 19, 2016 at the Kincardine Curling Club in Kincardine, Ontario 9 am -1 pm.

The focus of this training is regular ice maintenance.  Participants will learn pebbling, scraping and routine daily maintenance procedures.

Presenter:  Darrin Sinclair, OCA Ice Team

Cost:  $30.00

To register for the Rink Rat Training, please click here:


On-Line Registration
Countryside Arena, SudburyNOCAJune 27 – 30, 2017$350.00Register here


To register for the Level 2 Workshop, please click here:

ClubZoneDateFeeOn-Line Registration
TBAAll ZonesTBATBAcontact Danny Lamoureux for details
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