The 2008 Felt Tour de Park City a USCF- sanctioned race, will be held Saturday Aug. 2 starting at the Newpark Hotel/Basin Recreation Field House at 7 a.m. Over the 170 mile course, racers start at 6,300 feet and climb 9,544 feet and descend the same. The tour will take riders to an elevation of 10,700 feet at Bald Mt. Pass atop the Mirror Lake Highway. Full route details and maps can be found on http://www.tourdeparkcity.com.
The new temporary entrance into the Quinn’s Junction Sports Complex, Park City Ice Arena and National Ability Center is now open. The new entrance is located 200 yards south of the old entrance on S. R. 248. Please be aware that the old entrance is a construction entrance only and is posted with a dead end sign. For additional information, please contact Stacey Noonan at 615-5701 or Jason Glidden at 615-5718.
The Park City High School cheerleading squad will conduct a cheer camp for all abilities and ages 5-12. The camp will be held Monday though Thursday, Aug. 4-7, at the Basin Recreation Field House from 2-5 p.m. The fee is $150 for the week or $42 per day. This is a fundraiser for the cheerleaders. Please contact Katy at 901-2900 or email@example.com for registration or additional information.
Summer Sports Camp
Basin Recreation will offer a Summer Sports Camp at the Field Camp Aug. 4-8 from 2-5 p.m. daily. The camp will be led by Nate Brown, physical education teacher for the Park City School District at Parley’s Park Elementary School. The camp will include soccer, baseball/softball, frisbee games, kickball, football, a track and field day, a nature hike, dodgeball and more. The camp is designed for youth ages 5-8 or and will cost $90. To register, visit the Basin Recreation Field House, call 655-0999 or register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org.
The Jupiter Peak Steeplechase will be held Saturday, Aug. 9 and the Mid Mountain Marathon will be held Sept. 6. Visit http://www.mountaintrails for more information.
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A Summit County Councilor said recently that it will become necessary to require people to hold permits to use trails in the Snyderville Basin. There is concern that people from the Salt Lake Valley are contributing to overcrowding issues on the trails.