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Two great summer camps registering now

The Natural Wonders field trip camp will take place next week June 21-25 and will include daily trips to Timpanogas Cave, Sundance, Donut Falls, Stuart Falls, the Recycle Utah for can smashing, and a trip to the South Summit Aquatic & Fitness Center for rock climbing and swimming. The cost for the camp is $200, all activities included.

Critter Camp includes a visit from Kim’s Creatures. Kim will bring in a variety of animals for our critters to hold, touch, and learn about. Daily themes will be bugs, under the sea, forest critters, birds, reptiles. Arts and crafts, snacks, fun games and more are happening next week at Trailside Park. The cost is $90 and camp runs 9 a.m.-noon.

Don’t miss out on these camps! Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.com

Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey classes begin

Park City Ice Arena’s Summer Session I of Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey classes begins on Tuesday, June 29, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (hockey) and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (skating). Learn to Skate classes meet on Tuesday and Thursdays for three weeks and are offered for beginners to the more advanced skaters. Registration fee for the three-week session is $60 and includes: class time, practice time, skate rental, and a punch card for three Open Skate sessions. Learn to Play Hockey classes are offered for skaters ages 5-14 who are "stable and able". Registration fee for the three-week session is $65 without equipment or $75 with equipment (quantities and sizes limited) and includes: class time, skate rental and a punch card for two "stick and puck" sessions. Visit us at http://www.parkcityice.org for more information.

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Basin Recreation guided trail hikes

Are you ready to see a different side of the Park City/ Snyderville Basin area? Needing some exercise but are intimidated by our trails and/ or some of the people on them? Basin Recreation will be offering guided hikes on our vast trail system. Basin Recreation staff will instruct participants on proper trail etiquette, safety issues and trail knowledge as well as take the group on a hike. Kids are welcome but no strollers please. We are also asking that participants leave the dogs at home for these hikes. Although we allow leashed pets on our trails, we ask they stay home for the group setting.

Basin Recreation is planning hikes two times a month, some on our most common trails and others on our little known hideaways. This service is free and a great opportunity to meet some people, find some new trails and get some exercise. For the list of dates and hiking trails visit http://www.basinrecreation.org.

B98.7 presents third annual fun run for WSS

B98.7 will sponsor the third annual Winter Sports School 5K Fun Run and Community Fair, featuring a 5K run, costume race, hula hoop competition, food, music, beverages, prizes, drawings, interactive booths and displays, face painting, performances, health screenings, safety demonstrations and more. Admission for the race and fair are $25 for adults and $15 for kids younger than 17. For admission to the fair only, cost is $5 per person. All proceeds will benefit the Winter Sports School Scholarship Fund and the United Nations World Food Program. For more information, contact Julie Bernhard at 435-640-5119 or e-mail her at bernfam1@xmission.com. Supporters can also visit wintersportsschool.org to make a donation to the WSS.

Cole Sport bike swap June 19 and 20

Cole Sport is going to have a second bike swap to benefit Mountain Trails. Bikes can be dropped off at Cole Sport, 1615 Park Ave. This is also the location for the swap. It is free to enter a bike and $10 if the bike sells. All proceeds go directly to Mountain Trails. Bikes need to be picked up by 3 p.m. on Sunday if they do not sell. For additional information call 435-649-4806.

Wasatch Wheelchair Rally

Camp Kostopulos will hold the first ever Wasatch Wheelchair Rally on Saturday July 10, at Liberty Park, 10:00 a.m.-4 p.m. featuring a 5K relay race, where five-member teams (whether they walk, run, or wheel) take turns pushing an empty wheelchair around the course: all to raise funds and awareness for recreation and fitness programs for people with disabilities. The event will also feature food, music, climbing wall, horse rides, and exhibition games from Utah’s top wheelchair athletes including the Wheelin’ Jazz, rugby, tennis as well as a resource fair of agencies that provide services to people with disabilities. Sponsors to date include eBay, Petersen Medical, Daw Construction, Electric Beach Sugarhouse, and Mountain America Credit Union. Sponsorships and vendors opportunities are still available. Enter a five-person team for $100 ($25 per person). Disabled athletes participate at no charge. Register on-line today at http://www.campk.org/wasatch-wheelchair-rally or call Melissa at 801-582-0700 ext 112.

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