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High Country Fly Fishers

The Wasatch Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Expo is being hosted by the northern Utah Trout Unlimited Chapters including High Country Fly Fishers of Park City. The event takes place on Friday, April 1. and Saturday, April 2, at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake. It features many fly fishing and fly tying related classes and workshops. There will be over 50 demonstration fly-tyer’s present as well as many fly fishing vendors. A banquet and live auction will take place on Friday evening. Please go to their website for more information. .

PC golf club spring meeting

The Park City Men’s Golf Club is holding its annual spring meeting on April 6 at 6 p.m., at the Peak’s Sports Bar and Grill. Membership forms are available on the web page at

Youth Fishing Club volunteers needed

Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway is looking for adult volunteers to help with a couple of Youth Fishing Clubs. The Fishing Clubs are for youth ages 5 to13 interested in learning more about fishing, gear, knot tying, and environmental ethics. No fishing experience is necessary. You will be trained in all you need to know. Volunteers supervise a group of 4 to 6 kids and help them with all aspects of fishing. This is a great opportunity to get involved in a great program for youth. The Fishing Club is held for 2 hours, one day a week for six weeks. The state park is currently looking for volunteers to help staff the first session beginning June 8 through July 13. They will meet every Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. If there are enough volunteers, they would like to open up a second session on Saturday mornings from June 11 to July 16 for those kids on the current waiting list. This session would also be held in the morning for two hours. Criminal background checks are required for anyone over the age of 18 working with youth. If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity, please call Wendy at (435) 654-1791.

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Youth soccer league

The registration deadline is fast approaching for Park City Recreation’s Spring Youth Soccer League. Children ages 4 years old through children now in the 4th grade are invited to join the league. Games are played on Saturdays and some Wednesday evenings at Willow Creek Park from April 20 through June 4. Volunteer coaches are needed for every team. The registration deadline is March 31. Call 435-615-5401 or visit for details.

Heber Valley Gun Club

On Sunday, April 3, Heber Valley Gun Club will host its annual Round Robin Trapshooting Tournament. The contest consists of four weeks April 3, 10, 17 and Finals on May 1. Seventy-five rounds will be fired each week. Shooting starts at 10 a.m. each week. Shooters of all abilities are welcome. New shooters are especially encouraged. For further information, call Randy Thomson at 435-649-8339.

High Country Fly Fishers

On Wednesday April 6, at 7:30 p.m., High Country Fly Fishers, the Park City Chapter of Trout Unlimited, will be holding their monthly meeting. The meeting will held upstairs at St Mary’s Catholic Church at the intersection of SR 224 and White Pine Canyon Road in Park City. In addition to their General Business meeting the club will be featuring a presentation by George Sommer on "Utah’s Blue Ribbon Fisheries Program". George is the Chair of the Blue Ribbon Advisory Council. The meeting is open to the general public and there is no obligation to join the club. All visitors and guests are welcome. For further information visit the website at .

Park City Recreation summer registration

The Park City Recreation Annual Play Magazine has been delivered. Find out about all the summer activities for youth and adult. Registration opens April 1 for most summer programs. Whether its tennis, recreation camps and clinics, ice skating, library or golf , Park City Recreation has a summer load of fun here in your own backyard. Visit for more info or to register online.

Dryland training program

The Park City Racquet Club is offering a new fitness program that will give participants personal training attention in a group setting. Dryland Training program is a six-week program that will increase muscular endurance, balance and body awareness all while preparing for summer. Session: Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 5 to May 12. For more details and to register call the Racquet Club at 615-5401 or visit the website online at

Winter II junior session

Park City Recreation would like to invite all junior tennis players to join the Winter Two tennis session. Programs are offered for children ages 5 through 17, all skill levels available. Learn tennis through the USTA Quickstart program that is becoming the leading method of instruction for young players. Please call the Racquet Club at 615-5436 to register or for more information. Mention this sports brief for 20-percent off registration discount.

Silver Mountain Sports Club offers Triathlon Training

Silver Mountain Sports Club & Spa will be running an eight-week triathlon training program for both first time and seasoned triathletes. USA Triathlon coach Sarah Dunlap will be holding three weekly 75-minute training sessions at SMSC focusing on swimming, cycling, running and strength training. Additional self-directed workouts and an online-tracking program will be part of the conditioning program. At the end of the session participants will be able to challenge themselves at Silver Mountain’s first annual Indoor Sprint Triathlon on April 23. The triathlon training program is open to the public, the eight-week training program including the 24-workout sessions and coaching is $300 for SMSC members, $450 for nonmembers. Contact Sarah Dunlap for information at (916) 770-7939 or