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The Utah Winter Games have come storming back for their 20th season with a full slate of events. The instructional clinics begin this weekend, and run through December. The big seven Wasatch ski resorts are all offering a free lesson and a free beginner lift ticket for anyone who wants to learn to ski or snowboard. Deer Valley is offering free rental equipment for beginners. In addition, Games’ sponsor Gart Sports is offering discounts on rental equipment for anyone attending a learner’s clinic. The first free clinics take to the snow at Brighton Saturday morning, Nov. 26, when veteran instructors will be giving two-hour lessons in both skiing and snowboarding.The clinics are by no means only for skiing and snowboarding. Every weekend in December, except Christmas, there will be free clinics to teach people all other sports such as biathlon, archery biathlon, speedskating, cross-country skiing, figure skating, hockey, telemarking, half-pipe and terrain park riding. There are alsoseveral special $99 clinics to get the certification to slide skeleton at the Utah Olympic Park. All clinics will be held at Olympic venues except the skiing and snowboarding. The Utah Winter Games competitions will take place in January. For more information on the Utah Winter Games, please log on to http://www.utahwintergames.com or e-mail uwg Hoops camp The 5th Annual Park City Youth Basketball Camp is being held Dec.12-15 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Park City Racquet Club gymnasium. Third through eighth graders will practice their shooting, passing and defensive play. Cost is $45. Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call the front desk at 615-5401 for more information. Park City lacrosse Park City High School Lacrosse Organization (PCLO) will be holding their mandatory registration and informational meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the girls high school team, grades 9-12, and Wednesday, Nov. 30 for the boys high school team, grades 9-12. Both meetings will be located at the Treasure Mountain International School cafeteria at 7 p.m. Coaches will be available to answer questions at the meeting. Players must bring a parent or guardian for registration. For more information, please call Glen Shurtleff, PCLO president, at 649-4931. Bottom of Form

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