Ch’town Curling Complex committed to staying open

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

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