Sports Briefs, August 6-8, 2014 |

Sports Briefs, August 6-8, 2014

Local sports happenings in our area

Park City Avalanche Baseball Tryouts

The Park City Avalanche travel baseball program will be holding tryouts for the fall season Aug. 7-8 at PCHS baseball field from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for players from grades 2-8. Players are asked to attend both days. For those who can’t make that date, make-ups will be on Aug. 13 at the same time and place. There are no registration or league fees for this year’s fall season. All are welcome to tryout. Please register for free at . Email Frank Lynch at with any questions.

Park City Soccer Club Academy Camp

Does your son or daughter want a few extra touches on the soccer ball before the fall recreation season starts? The Park City Soccer Club’s Youth Summer camp is open for registration for youngsters 6-9 years old that will be playing recreation soccer this fall. The goal of camp is to expose youngsters to the game of soccer in a fun and challenging environment. The camp dates are Aug. 11-14, and will take place at Trailside Elementary School from 9-11 a.m. daily. Cost is $100. For more information contact Matthew Terwillegar at 435-602-9401 or go to the Park City Soccer Club web site: .

Basin Rec Guided Hike

Explore Basin Recreation’s vast trail system with the next free guided hike of the season on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 9 a.m. on Rob’s Trail. Meet at the trailhead in Sunpeak. Hikes last one to two hours. Be sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen! For more information, a full summer hike schedule, and last minute updates, visit, like Basin Recreation on Facebook, or call 435-655-0999.

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Intro to Lacrosse Clinic

Want the youngsters to learn the basics of lacrosse this fall? Basin Recreation is hosting a 7-week Introduction to Lacrosse clinic from Aug. 28 through Oct. 11 at The Fieldhouse. Boys preschoolers will practice on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Boys kindergarteners will practice on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Girls first and second graders will practice on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $15 per session or $70 for the whole clinic. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Youth Soccer Clinic

Want to practice some essential soccer skills before the start of the fall soccer season? Join Basin Recreation’s Youth Soccer Clinic from Aug. 11 through 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. Will Cummins, Black Diamond Soccer Club Coaching Director, will teach the basics to any player (ages 6 to 12) who wants to learn the game. Cost is $25 per day or $80 for all four days. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Newpark Miles Return

Every Monday night in August, lace up your running shoes with your family, friends, kids and colleagues and meet at Newpark Amphitheatre for a 1 Mile…ish fun run along the path overlooking the beautiful Swaner Nature Preserve. Newpark Miles starts at 6:30 p.m., so come walk, jog, run, waddle or race your way towards 224 and then make your way back for some Park City community camaraderie. Each night your race bib will get you great discounts around Newpark. The races cost $10 for adults and $5 for kids 8 and under. Register and learn more at .

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays, July 29 to Sept. 2, at the PC MARC. Classes are for adults over 16 and their dogs. Puppy class is at 6 p.m., Basic is at 7 p.m. and Intermediate is at 8 p.m. The fee is $75. For info and registration visit or call 435-615-5400.

Yoga in the Park

Basin Recreation is hosting a late-summer session of Yoga in the Park at Matt Knoop Park from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from Aug. 5 through Sept. 4. Cost for all 10 classes is $40. To register and for more information, visit or call (435) 655-0999.

PC SUP Fitness and Yoga Classes

Park City Standup Paddleboarding hosts SUP yoga classes six times a week, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. SUP Fit classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. The classes are held at the Deer Valley ponds, located at 1375 Deer Valley Drive South. The cost for all classes is $20, which includes a board and paddle rental. Groups of three or more can set up private classes. Boards, paddles and other SUP gear are available for rental or purchase through PC SUP. Visit for more information.

Fall Soccer

Fall is fast approaching, so it’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation Fall Soccer. Boys and girls teams, kindergarten through ninth grade, will practice and play games twice a week from Aug. 18 to Oct. 11. Preschoolers will practice and play games once a week. Cost is $70 per player or $60 for preschoolers. To register and to view game schedules, go to or call 435-655-0999.

Youth Flag Football

Ready, set, hike! It’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation Youth Flag Football. Games and practices will be held at The Fieldhouse from Aug. 25 through Oct. 17 starting with player evaluations. Registration is open to first through seventh graders. Cost is $75 per player. To register and to view game schedules, go to or call 435-655-0999.

Park City M.O.B. (Moms on Bikes)

PC Recreation offers free weekly, drop-in mountain bike rides led by moms for moms. These rides improve ability and confidence, while making new friends. Rides are for adult women 18 and older, from June 25 to Sept. 10 on Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ride locations change weekly. Email for weekly updates.

Park City SUP Kids Camp

Park City Standup Paddleboarding is hosting two kids’ camps this summer. The next session will be Aug. 18-22. The camp will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. The cost is $150, which includes board, paddle and personal flotation device rentals. Visit for more information or to sign up.

Summer Tennis Training

Continue your hard work and progress you made during the school year with the PC Tennis new summer tennis training program. Two hours of game-based drills and match play takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 15, 4 to 6 p.m. for ages 9 to 18. Fee is $22 per day at the PC MARC tennis courts. Register for all three days of STT and join our match play on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. for free; otherwise drop-in to match play is $5.

Basin Rec Summer Sports Camp

Get the kids (ages 5-9) involved with a few sports this summer during Basin Recreation’s Summer Sports Camp. The second session is Aug. 11-14. The session will run from 9 a.m. to noon at The Fieldhouse. Participants will play a variety of sports including soccer, football, baseball, and more. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Free Pickleball Clinics The PC MARC has new pickleball courts. Drop in play will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturday mixers will be held at 9:30 a.m. Call 615-5400 to register for the Learn to Play clinics. Courts can be reserved online at

Girls Basketball Skill Sessions

Girls in grades 6-9 interested in playing basketball at the high school in the future should have their parents contact Park City High School coach Sam White at . White is currently setting up group skill sessions for the summer. Sessions will be free, and the focus will be improving individual skill sets as well as building a foundation for playing together as a team.

Outlaw Golf Club Open

The Outlaw Golf Club in Hideout Canyon is open for the season. The scenic nine-hole course is open daily from 8 a.m. until dusk. Located off of S.R. 248, the course offers nine holes for $35 (including a cart rental). Call 435-901-4227 for more information or to book a tee time.

Summer Tennis Camps

PC Tennis offers two and a half hours of drills, games and competition for children ages 7 to 13 on Mondays through Fridays from June 9 to Aug. 15. Each session will include stroke production, footwork and match play. The fee is $45 per day. For info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

PC Recreation Dirt Jump Clinics

Advance your biking skills and get comfortable in the Dirt Jump Park with PC Recreation’s Dirt Jump Clinics for children and adults. Four-day sessions are offered throughout the summer for an $80 fee. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Summer Swim Lessons

PC Recreation offers a wide variety of swim lessons for all levels at the PC MARC Lap Pool for ages 3 to 14. Private lessons and group sessions are available. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Barre Classes at the PC MARC

Strengthen your core and increase flexibility with a unique workout using the ballet barre along with other fitness equipment. "Barre Fit" is Tuesday and Thursday at noon, and "Barre Tone" is Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Daily class rates apply or included in class pass. Call 615-5401 or visit for more information.

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