UOP Explorers is geared toward skiers with intermediate skiing ability who want to enhance skills and try a variety of ski disciplines like ski jumping, freeride skiing (terrain park and jumps), freestyle mogul skiing and alpine skiing. Sessions are held on Mondays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Session 1: Jan. 7-Feb. 4; Session 2: Feb. 11-March 11. Cost is $185 per session. President's Week camp will be held Feb. 19-22, 10 a.m-4 p.m.; cost is $275 (including Canyons Resort lift ticket). Please call Matt Terwillegar at (435) 658-9119 or go to www.utaholympiclegacy.com for more information.
Little Foot Indoor Soccer
Basin Recreation won't let soccer stop with the onset of snow! Little Foot Indoor Soccer will run from Jan. 8 to Feb. 15 at The Fieldhouse for players in preschool through second grade. Cost is $45. Be sure to sign up before Dec. 15 to avoid a $10 late fee. To register, visit www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by The Fieldhouse. Indicate interest in coaching at the time of registration.
Competitive Baseball tryouts
Park City Baseball will hold tryouts for its 2013 Competitive Baseball teams Wednesday, Dec. 19, and Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Park City Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. Players ages 8-10 will try out from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and players ages 11-14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (ages as of April 30, 2013). Tryout fee is $25. Come to tryouts and learn about the growing program. Park City Baseball is a development program for the PCHS teams and is committed to developing players with the proper fundamentals in a competitive environment. Park City youth baseball will start the season with 14 player clinics run by six former and current MLB players. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Basin Rec Youth Crew event
The Basin Recreation Youth Crew is cruising down to Energy Solutions Arena on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. to watch the Utah Jazz battle the Memphis Grizzlies in the "December Duel." Drop-off and pickup are at the Fieldhouse. Cost is $40, which includes a meal ticket. Space is limited to 20 participants, so be sure to sign up ASAP! To register, visit www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.
Holiday Break Camp
Join Basin Recreation's Holiday Break Camp on Dec. 26-28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Middle School Gymnasium. Cost is $90 for all three days or $40 per day. Please bring winter clothes for sledding, swimsuits and towels, lunch and snacks. To register, visit www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.
Winter coed volleyball league
Park City Recreation is ready to hit it up with its winter coed volleyball league. Register your team and play Wednesday nights starting Jan. 9 in either the power or the competitive division. Registration closes Jan. 1. Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
First aid, CPR and AED class
When an emergency happens, make sure you know what to do. Register now for a first aid, CPR and AED class being offered at the PC MARC taught by certified National Safety Council instructors on Monday, Jan. 14, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400. This course meets national safety standards.
Freeskiing program at PCMR
Registration is now available for the AMP Ski Program at Park City Mountain Resort. AMP (All Mountain Park & Pipe) is open to advanced skiers ages 10-14 looking to improve their skills in steeps, powder, moguls, groomed, park/pipe and everything in between. AMP is staffed by specially selected coaches from the Park City Ski and Snowboard School. During the season, participants will develop their overall skiing skills, and have a great time doing it, in a safe and controlled environment. AMP will meet on 10 Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Jan. 7 with a mandatory placement day on Saturday, Dec.15, 2012. The cost is $730. For more information or to register, please call (800) 227-2754 or visit www.parkcitymountain.com/site/ski-and-snowboard-school/local-youth-programs/amp .
Team Soldier Hollow cross-country program
Looking for a fun, active and affordable winter sport? Join Soldier Hollow's youth cross-country ski program in Midway at the 2002 Olympic venue. Programs for beginners to elite racers, ages 6 to 18, are available. Prices start at $100 for the season including rentals and season pass. For registration and additional information, visit teamsoldierhollow.blogspot.com or call Morgan at (435) 654-2002.
Basin Recreation's Junior Jazz program
It's almost basketball season, so check out Basin Recreation's Junior Jazz program, which runs from Jan. 3 to March 9 for third through eighth grade boys and girls. Practices and games will be held at Trailside Elementary School, Ecker Hill Middle School, and Treasure Mountain Middle School. The cost is $70 and includes a jersey. Be sure to sign up before Dec. 1 to avoid a $10 late fee. To register and for more information, visit www.basinrecreation.org, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.
U.S. Masters ski season schedule
The 2013 U.S. Masters ski season schedule has been released. If you are 18 or older and want to race the same caliber venues as Olympic skiers, attend JANS Cup races this year. The 2013 JANS Cup schedule is: Jan. 11-13 Park City Mountain Resort; Feb. 9-10 Snowbasin Resort; Feb. 22-24 Wolf Mountain; March 8-10 Snowbasin Resort. Adult race training and advance skiing are available at Park City Mountain Resort. The Masters program features 90-plus all day and night sessions featuring gates and the latest free ski skills. Info. can be found at www.pcmr.com under special programs Masters.