UEA Learn to Skate Camp
Join the Park City Ice Arena for some skating fun on Thursday, Oct. 18, during the UEA break. Little skaters will spend three hours learning new skating skills, playing games on and off the ice, and practicing. This camp is for skaters, age 4 and older, who have at least some experience on the ice. Fees are $35. Those interested can register by calling the front desk at (435) 615-5707. For more information please contact Erika Roberts at (435) 615-5704 or go to www.parkcityice.org .
Jog for Jill
On Oct. 20, 2012, Jill's Legacy, the young advisory board to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation "Out to Beat Lung Cancer BIG Time," will hold a 5K walk/run event on the University of Utah campus. Participants will join together to show their support in the fight against lung cancer. Registration fees of $15-30 will go directly to funding lung cancer research. To register for the event, visit jogforjillutah.com . To find out more about Jill's Legacy or facts on lung cancer, visit www.jillslegacy.org.
Heber Valley to host Region 5 Dressage Championship
Heber Valley will host the United States Dressage Federation's Region 5 Dressage Championship through Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Wasatch Event Center in Heber. The competitive equestrian sport will draw participants from seven states and will feature the best trainers and horses in the region.
Basin Rec Skills and Drills Clinic
Want to learn the fundamentals of basketball? Basin Recreation has teamed up with Team Altitude for the Skills and Drills Clinic, which will run on Friday afternoons from Oct. 26 through Nov. 16 at Ecker Hill Middle School. Sessions will be divided into groups: first through third grade, fourth through fifth grade, and sixth through eighth grade. The cost of all four sessions is $40. To register, visit www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.
Big Foot Soccer
Don't put away the soccer cleats just yet! Join Basin Recreation's Big Foot Indoor Soccer League. Come enjoy the fun minus the grass stains and cold weather. Games and practices will be held at the Fieldhouse from Oct. 29 through Dec. 15. Third and fourth graders will play on Mondays and Saturdays, fifth and sixth graders will play on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and seventh through ninth graders will play on Mondays and Saturdays. The cost is $60 per player. Sign up before Oct. 15 for the early-bird rate. Late sign-ups result in a $10 late fee. Indicate interest in being a volunteer coach upon sign-up. To register and to view game schedules, go to www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or visit the Fieldhouse.
UEA Break Camp
Enjoy a fun-filled break from school with Basin Recreation's UEA Break Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 19 at Ecker Hill Middle School. Kids ages 6 to 12 will enjoy games, crafts, swimming and other sports. Early drop-off is at 8 a.m. and late pick-up is at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $40 per day or $75 for both days. Please be prepared to bring swimsuits, towels, lunch and snacks. To sign up, visit www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.
First Park City XC Trail Half Marathon
On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Park City High School cross-country team is scheduled to host its first Park City XC half trail marathon. The course will offer runners amazing views, fall colors, great trails, and a gentle four-mile downhill descent to the finish. The race begins at The Montage at Deer Valley Resort and finishes at Park City Mountain Resort near the First Time Lift. The race is 12.6 miles on single-track trails along the mountains. Proceeds will benefit the Park City High School cross-country team. For more detailed race information visit: https://sites.google.com/site/parkcityxctrailhalfmarathon . For race registration visit: www.runnercard.com/e/runner.Main?meet=4273 . Contact: email@example.com for more information.
First aid/CPR course certification
When an emergency happens, make sure you know what to do. Come to the PC MARC and learn first aid, CPR and AED skills from certified National Safety Council instructors on Monday, Oct. 22, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Register online at www.parkcityrecreation.org or call the front desk at (435) 615-5400. This course meets national safety standards.
Free group fitness classes at the PC MARC
The PC MARC wants to support those healthy habits you have been working on so hard! Continue in reaching your fitness goals throughout October for free by attending the spotlighted fitness classes. Join the Tasty Tips Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. or Gentle Yoga Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. for free. Call the front desk at 615-5401 for more information.
PC MARC extends lap-pool season
The PC MARC lap pool will be open through October. Come enjoy the fall weather swimming outside. The Master's Coached Swim is held 12:15-1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; the weekday Open Swim is held 3-7 p.m., and the weekend Open Swim is held from noon to 5 p.m.
Girls' Night Out at SSAFC
The South Summit Aquatic & Fitness Center in Kamas is hosting its first-ever Girls' Night Out on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration will take place until Oct. 11. There will be many activities including Zumba classes, manicures, massages and others. Cost is just $25. Register online at www.ssafc.org or at the SSAFC front desk. For more information, contact Stephen Sutherland at (435) 783-2423 ext. 4151.
Looking for a workout during your lunch hour? Come to drop-in basketball at the PC MARC every weekday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Mondays/Wednesday/Friday for all ages, Tuesday/Thursday for ages 35+. Daily drop-in rates apply. Fall special: free drop-in basketball Oct. 1-12. Call 615-5401 for details.
Friday play date
Fridays are all about fun in the PC MARC gymnasium! Starting Friday, Oct. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the open-gym format allows kids to run and play with foam balls, hula hoops, sports equipment, bounce house and the BIG inflatable slide. Don't forget your bikes, trikes and scooters to zoom around on. Parent or guardian must be present; cost is $4 per family. Call 615-5401 for more information.
Volleyball with the pros
Learn to play volleyball with the pros through Basin Recreation. Master the fundamentals of the game before settling into a game format with a qualified coaching staff. The season will run Oct. 16 through Nov. 20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Ecker Hill Middle School. Third through fifth grade will play from 4 to 5 p.m. with a $60 registration fee. Sixth through eighth grade will play from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a $110 registration fee. To sign up, visit www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.