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Silver Mountain to host volleyball tournament

The Silver Mountain Sports Club and Spa will host a "Freedom Floater" volleyball tournament on Saturday, July 3. The mixed format will pit teams of four against each other, with two men and two women per side. All ages are welcome. Cost is $60 per team. Contact Josh or Dara at 435-649-6670 for more information. A barbecue lunch is included.

Fourth of July 5K fun run for PCST

Support the kids of the Park City Ski Team by pre-registering for the organization’s annual Fourth of July 5K Fun Run at Cole Sports. Cost is $20 until July 3 at 5 p.m., and registration is also available online at runnercard.com. Race-day registration is $25 at Cole Sports’ Park Avenue store from 6:30-7:30 a.m. Age group and overall awards and prizes are included, as are T-shirts. No dogs are allowed. Call Cole Sports at 435-649-4806 or parkcityskiteam.org for more information.

More swimming lessons at Silver Mountain

The third summer session swimming lessons at Silver Mountain Sports Club and Spa are set to run July 6-15, with classes Monday through Thursday starting at 9:45 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Classes are for preschool level 1-3 and youth levels 1-3, and non-members are welcome. Call Samantha for more information at 435-649-6670, ext. 140.

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Used club sale at Park City Golf Club

Playing For Life will host a used club sale on Saturday, July 10, at the Park City Golf Club from 7:30 a.m. to noon. The club is now accepting donations for the sale. Any used clubs, golf bags or accessories are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call Cynthia Brown at 435-615-5821 or Susan Brewer at 435-647-9897.

Wasatch Wheelchair Rally at Liberty Park

Camp Kostopulos will hold the first-ever Wasatch Wheelchair Rally on Saturday, July 10, at Liberty Park, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will feature a 5K relay race, in which five-member teams (whether they walk, run, or wheel) will take turns pushing an empty wheelchair around the course 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 and tennis. 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 at http://www.campk.org/wasatch-wheelchair-rally or call Melissa at 801-582-0700, ext. 112.

Journey Benefit for U.S. women’s jumpers

The Journey Benefit held Wednesday, July 14, from 6-10 p.m. will raise money to help the U.S. Women’s Ski Jumping Team continue to train and compete in preparation for the 2011 World Championships in Oslo, Norway, and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Winter Olympic stars, members of the women’s ski jumping team, musical entertainment, gourmet food, wine, beer, drinks and silent and live auctions will be provided for a cost of $200 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.wsjusa.com.

B98.7 presents third annual fun run for WSS

On Saturday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 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.

Basin Recreation offers guided trail hikes

Basin Recreation will be offering guided hikes on its vast trail system, two times each month. Basin Recreation staff will instruct participants on proper trail etiquette, safety issues and trail knowledge. Kids are welcome, but not strollers or dogs. 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.

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