April 28, 2009
The Park City High School Lady Miners’ softball team is holding a Cinco de Mayo dinner celebration on Tuesday, May 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Zona Rosa restaurant on Main Street. All proceeds benefit the team. On Saturday, May 9, the team will hold a softball clinic from noon to 4 p.m. for youth in grades 1-9. The clinic will cover fundamental skills and drills. There will be two-two-hour sessions. The cost is $35, which includes instruction and a T-shirt. To register, drop by the Basin Recreation Field House, call 655-0999 or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org.
Cinco de Mayo Fun Run
The Colby School and Mountain Trails Foundation will hold the third annual 5K Fun Run on the McLeod Creek Trail on Saturday, May 2. Come join the festivities and help support two nonprofits. This year, the 5K will be followed by a Family Fiesta which will include a dunk tank, Mexican food, a piñata, dance lessons, an opportunity drawing and other activities. The fiesta will take place immediately following the race. To register for the race, visit http://www.runnercard.com . One opportunity drawing ticket is included with each paid race registration of $30. Additional tickets may be purchased through the school office at $5 for one ticket or $20 for a package of five. Community participants may preregister for the fiesta and purchase opportunity drawing tickets separately by contacting Joanna Nieves at The Colby School at email@example.com or 615-3966 or register the day of the run. Events will all take place rain or shine. The opportunity drawing will take place at noon and entrants must be present to win.
Golf Digest magazine recently released its rankings of the best golf courses in Utah. A number of local private courses were named at the top, including Glenwild at No. 1, followed by Tuhaye at No.2 and Promontory at No. 3. The Gold course at Soldier Hollow, a public course, came in at No. 10.
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A rookie softball/baseball class for 3- and 4-year-olds will be held at the Basin Recreation Field House. The class is a basic introduction to softball for preschoolers. Sessions include warm-up and cool-down, skill drills, teamwork and coordination activities and mini-games. The class uses preschool-sized equipment, fun music and preschool level drills that kids can practice at home. This is a noncompetitive program and a pre-league experience. The class will meet on Saturdays from 10 to11 a.m. for six sessions. The program will run from April 25 to June 6 (no class May 23rd due to Memorial Day). The cost is $66.00, and includes T-shirt, water bottle and wrist band. The program is administered and coached by staff from Wasatch Family Fitness. All coaches are trained to work with young children. This is not a Basin Recreation program. Register at http://www.wasatchfamilyfitness.com/ or call (801) 581-9438.
The Park City Golf Club will offer beginner clinics once a week for four consecutive weeks in May. Clinics will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and will cover the basics of short game and full swing. The cost of each clinic is $100 per clinic and is to 5-10 students. Staff will consist of one pro for up to six students and two pros for 7-10 students. Equipment will be provided but students are encouraged to have clubs. The first clinic will be held on Mondays in May and the second on Wednesdays. Sign up at the pro shop.
Silver Mountain Sports Club will kick off its summer aquatics program with an open house May 1 and 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Silver Mountain Sports Club’s Prospector Club. Those interested will be able to meet the program instructors and gain information on the upcoming summer programs, including group and private lessons. Registration for group lessons will begin at this time. For more information, visit http://www.silvermountainsportsclub.com or call 649-6670.