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Park City Recreation is offering TRI-KIDS Triathlon Camps designed to introduce young athletes ages 6-16 to multi-sport training in a positive and fun environment. All athletes will receive instruction in swimming, cycling, running, nutrition, hydration and how to transition between events. Proper technique, safety, pacing and sportsmanship are emphasized. Older athletes will work on more advanced skills. Participants will be given the opportunity to participate in a Park City Kid’s Triathlon at the end of each camp. The camp will be held July 28-Aug. 1 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Park City Racquet Club and again Aug. 11-15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Park City Aquatic Center at Ecker Hill. The cost of the camp is $150. For those who want to get a taste of a kid’s triathlon, one will be held this Saturday, June 28 at the Park City Aquatic Center at Ecker Hill at 9 a.m. Two more will be held Friday, Aug. 1 at the Racquet Club at 4 p.m. and Saturday, August 16th at at the Park City Aquatic Center at Ecker Hill at 9 a.m. Each triathlon is only $15. Day-of-race sign-up is $25. The triathlon is for kids, ages 4-16 years old, who want to try a triathlon. The distances are short and fast. The swim takes place in a pool, the bike ride is in a blocked off parking lot for the younger age-groups and around the neighborhoods for the older athletes and the run is on sidewalks and dirt paths. For more information, call 640-2223.

Typical Triathlon Challenge

Park City Recreation has created the Typical Triathlon Challenge, a weeklong triathlon that challenges fitness levels, skills and determination. In seven days, complete a 1.5 mile swim, a 65 mile bike ride and a 13 mile run. The challenge takes place July 14 through the 20 . Orientation is on July 14 at 6 p.m. in the Park City Racquet Club lobby. For more information, call 615- 5400 or visit parkcityrecreation.org.

Sports Spectacular Camp

Basin Recreations if offering a Sports Spectacular Camp June 30 through July 3, July through 18 and Aug. 4-8. The camp allows children to learn new sports as well as playing old favorites. All camps run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). The cost is $100 per participant. To register, visit the Basin Recreation Field House or call 655-0999, or register at http://www.basinrecreation.com.

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