The Charlottetown Curling Complex held a meeting on April 5, and are holding another on Wednesday, April 19 at 6 pm to discuss the future of the facility.
They have posted the April 5 minutes on their website. Click to view (PDF).
Items discussed at the April 5 meeting included:
- They are focussing on maintaining the current facility until a new home can be found. A new multiplex complex, which may be built for the 2023 Canada Games, is one possibility.
- Financial: they reported about $189,000 in losses over the last 4 years, against around $400K total assets, and operating costs of approx. $185K per year, 2017 revenue of $135K and total payables for 2017 of around $72K. Membership numbers are stable.
- Partnering with the City was discussed
- One of their major events, the dance during Old Home Week, now has competition from Red Shores
- People are needed to step forward and help, and more revenue streams are needed. Several fundraising and revenue generation ideas were presented.
- Everyone who attended indicated by a show of hands their commitment to keeping the facility open