Sports Briefs, May 20, 2017
Local sports happenings in our area
May 19, 2017
Mineral Fork Trail Temporarily Closed
The Salt Lake Ranger District announced on Wednesday that due to a mudslide, the Mineral Fork ATV trail (Forest Service trail No. 154) will be closed May 17, 2017 potentially through November 1, 2017. The trail is located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, approximately five and a half miles from the mouth of the Canyon. For public health and safety the trail will remain closed until crews and heavy equipment have repaired the damage and deemed safe for use. For current information https://www.fs.usda.gov/uwcnf.
Youth & Adult Karate
The PC MARC is offering sessions of Youth and Adult Karate from May 30th to June 29th. It's a great way to improve fitness, confidence and focus. Adult sessions are for those 14 and over and take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. Youth sessions are available for ages 4 and older, class schedules vary. For pricing, schedules, and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Park City Golf Club Junior Golf Camps
These clinic-style camps will cover all areas of the game of golf. Each clinic includes safety, grip, stance, putting, chipping, full swing, course etiquette and rules. Golf clubs will be furnished if needed. Each camp is four days including a Play Day. The play day includes a lunch following play on the golf course. Camp One is from June 12-15 and Camp Two is from June 19-22. Both camps will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $165 per session. Call 435-615-5800 for information.
Park City Soccer Club Tryouts
The Park City Soccer Club is hosting tryouts for girls and boys interested in playing competitive club soccer during the 2017-18 program year. Affiliated with Utah Youth Soccer Association, PCSC offers teams for players 7 to 19 years of age. The program year runs June through May, with league play scheduled throughout the fall and spring months. High-school-age athletes play an abbreviated annual schedule. Tryouts will be held May 22 – June 2 at Trailside Park and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information and a detailed tryout schedule based on age group, visit http://www.parkcitysoccer.org or call Coaching Director, Bob Martin, at 435-655-5766.
Summer Camps at Basin Recreation
Basin Recreation is getting ready for summer, so it's time to sign up for summer camps. Join us for a day, a week, or the whole summer for new and classic Basin Recreation adventures. Be sure to check out our most popular camps like our H20 Adventure, tennis, and mountain bike. And don't miss out on our new Teen Adventure Tuesdays for the older camper. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. To sign up, visit basinrecreation.org or call 655-0999.
First Aid/CPR Course
Make sure you are prepared when an emergency happens by learning First Aid, CPR and AED Skills with Park City Recreation's one-day course. National Safety Council Instructors will lead the session for those 15 and older on Monday, May 15, or June 5 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the PC MARC. The fee is $60. Register by the day before at parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
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Come see what the archery resurgence is all about. The NASP certified staff will teach everything participants need to know about safely hitting a bullseye. Equipment is provided and safety and technique will be taught at the PC MARC, May 10 to June 7 on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Sessions are offered for ages 10 to 11, and 12 to adult. The fee is $55. For more info and to register visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Wasatch Ladies Golf Association
Play golf with a fun bunch of ladies every Tuesday morning May through September. Annual fee is $30, plus green fees. Most play is at Wasatch Golf Course and occasionally at Soldier Hollow. Traditional tournaments and some fun handicapped, games as well. Golfers of all ability levels welcome, as well as new members. This is an 18-hole league. To sign up, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC
Find out how Eastern Medicine can perfect your digestion at this month's Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC. Maile McKain will offer ten tips to keep digestion from slowing you down. Join her on Wednesday, May 10 at noon. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Basin Recreation hosts free Drop-In Pickleball at Trailside Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There are four lined courts setup each day. There is always a playing rotation so that no one is left out or sitting for too long. Pickleball is a great fun for anyone looking for sunshine, exercise and friendly competition. Paddles and balls are available to borrow, so simply show-up and play. For information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or email email@example.com.
Pre-comp Swim Team and spring swim lessons
Park City Recreation offers two great opportunities for kids to get a jumpstart on the summer swim season at the PC MARC. Spring Swim Lessons for ages six months to 12 years are offered May 2 to May 25 on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Pre-Comp Swim Team allows kids ages 6 to 14 to hone their strokes from May 8 to June 2, Monday through Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. For registration and more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Parent/Kid and All-Girl Skateboard Clinics
PC Recreation offers instructional skateboard clinics for kids and their parents and all girls at the Park City Skate Park on Sundays, May 7 to May 28. The Parent/Kid sessions are held 8:30 to 10 a.m., and the All-Girls clinic follows at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
PC Recreation Summer Program Registration
The new edition of Play Magazine, Park City Recreation's digital resource for youth and adult recreation offerings is now available online. Registration for all summer programs opens on April 1. Some programs fill up quickly, so be sure to view the magazine online to have your selections ready for registration day. To view Play Magazine and register, visit parkcityrecreation.org.
Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy and Basic obedience classes on Tuesday evenings, April 18 to May 23 at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs, ages 10 weeks and older, including newly-adopted pets. The fee is $75. For info on class times and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Free PC MARC Admission for Students
During the school year students 6-18 years of age are invited to participate in a wealth of activities at the PC MARC for free when presenting student I.D. Monday – Friday from 2-4 p.m. Activities are unsupervised and include ping pong, gaga ball, the basketball gym, teen area and more. Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Those 12 and older may use the workout area. For information, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Park City Recreation offers scholarships for youth recreation programs. Qualifying applicants can receive at least 50 percent off program fees. The upcoming spring/summer season has something for every age group; soccer, tennis, swimming, camps, skate, dirt jump and more. You can find fee reduction applications at PCSD schools, the PC MARC or online at http://www.parkcityrecreation.org.
Cardio Tennis Offerings at the PC MARC
Add an exciting new element to your workout by combining the cardio of tennis with the strength benefits of TRX. The PC MARC is offering both Cardio Tennis and Cardio TRX Tennis designed to improve fitness on and off the court. The high-energy, full-body workout is perfect, whether or not you are a tennis player. Classes are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The class fee is $17 for those who pre-register and $20 per class for drop-ins. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Speed Skating Club
Come join the Park City Speed Skating Club for the new season. PCSSC is a skill-building, fitness-oriented club with an emphasis on fun. Basic skating skills are necessary and all ages are welcome. Practices will take place on Monday evenings from 6:15 to 8 p.m. and are coached by four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman. The first visit is free so come take a lap with PCSSC. For more information, please visit ParkCitySpeedSkatingClub.blogspot.com.