(FORT COLLINS)- With hockey out of season for the summer months, the NoCo Ice Center wanted to fill the hours of unused ice time with a fun sport for all ages.

Naturally, they turned to curling.

While it is already wildly popular in Canada, curling is quickly growing in the United States. And at the Knockin' Rocks Brooms and Brewfest this past weekend, 9News photojournalist Matt Boyer shows us how Fort Collins residents are beating the heat and hitting the ice.