Triangle Curling Club Completes Land Purchase
(DURHAM, NC) -- The Triangle Curling Club announced that it has purchased 7.2 acres located at 2310 So Hi Dr. in Durham, bordering Research Triangle Park. The club plans to build a 14,500 square foot, four-sheet dedicated curling facility on the property.
Bob Geolas, RTP Foundation president and CEO stated, "RTP is redeveloping and re-imagining. That means adding new amenities and activities. We welcome curling as a good fit to our community and an exciting new sport for the region."
Slated to open before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, this will be the first facility of its kind in the southeast.
"The past few Olympics have taught us that the 2014 Games will undoubtedly be met with a burst of new interested in the sport, and we'll be excited to have a building that can meet that demand." said Dave Hamilton, president of the Triangle Curling Club. "Having a dedicated curling facility in the Triangle will enable us to welcome new members and offer more opportunities for people to learn the sport, as well as provide leagues of varying levels of competition. "
With the land purchase complete, the club is now focused on securing funding for the building itself, along with the ice plant. As a 501(c)3 organization, the club is accepting personal and corporate donations toward its building fund. Information about the club and donation opportunities can be found at www.trianglecurling.com.
The Triangle Curling Club is the dedicated to developing and promoting the sport of curling in North Carolina. For more information, visit www.trianglecurling.com
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