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Bike to Work Day

Join Mountain Trails in celebrating the annual Bike to Work national event on May 20 by leaving the car at home and either biking or walking to work. Complimentary continental breakfast provided for bikers and walkers from 7:30 to 9 a.m. outside the Yarrow Hotel and the Basin Recreation Field House. A small raffle for some great prizes will be conducted for all those who participate and arrive early. Don’t miss out on the fun. Sponsored by the Park City Chamber Bureau, Basin Recreation, Park City Municipal Corporation and Mountain Trails Foundation. For more information, contact: Dawn Bowling 435-602-6116.

Spartan race training

The Sweat Shop and Parallel Yoga are the official Wasatch Back training facility for the Spartan Race held Saturday, July 9, at Soldier Hollow. Training events are every Saturday at City Park at 10 a.m.

Sailboat racing seminar

The Park City Sailing Association is conducting a three-session sailboat racing seminar geared toward beginner and intermediate racers. The two evening sessions will be held at the Trailside Rec Center on May 19 and 31, and the on-the-water session will be held on the Jordanelle Reservoir on June 4. Everything from boat preparation, starts, mark roundings, finishing and rules will be covered. The on-the-water program will include practice starts and races. The cost is $50 which includes dinners and breakfast. Learn more at or call Ken Block at 435-655-2890.

PC soccer club tryouts

The Park City Soccer Club is holding tryouts for the upcoming year on from May 31 through June 3. The soccer club fields both boys and girls competitive teams from ages 7 to 17. Please check the club website at for updates on times and locations as this info comes available, or contact coaching director Bob Martin at (435) 655-5766 for more info.

Summer tennis camps

Park City Recreation is excited to announce that its summer tennis camps are now open for registration. They will be hosting camps taught by USPTA certified professionals all summer long for children ages 7 through 12. Tennis camp options include two days, three days, or five days a week. Also available for younger children ages 5 through 7 is the Quick Start Tennis program, the preferred teaching method of the UTSA. Please call 435-615-5436 for more information.

‘Moving with Ease’ golf clinic

The Silver Mountain Sports Club is offering a golfer’s "Moving with Ease Clinic" Saturday, May 14, from 2:30 to 5 p.m., at the Kimball Junction Location.

This special golf clinic will help golfers learn how to move with greater ease,

range of motion, and flexibility, feeling more confident and body enhancing their golf game. Eliminate lower back pain, develop powerful hips with incredible ease, discover fluidity in trunk rotation and prevent future pain or discomfort from improper body usage. This clinic costs $25 and is presented by Sharon Starika, Feldenkrais Practitioner. To pre-regsiter or for additional information contact Sharon at (435) 655-1989.

Piranhas rec swim team

Wondering where the kids are going to take summer pre-comp swim team? Park City Racquet Club has the answer. The Piranhas swim team will spend the summer practicing at Ecker Hill Aquatic Center Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to noon beginning June 13. Register today at or call (435) 615-5401.

Swim lessons with Park City rec

The Racquet Club may be out of a pool this summer but that doesn’t mean people have to go without swimming lessons. Join Saturdays at Ecker Hill Aquatic Center. They will be offering two sessions for all ages. The first session’s deadline is June 15 sign up at or call (435) 615-5401.

Learn to play hockey

The Park City Ice Arena is having adult hockey classes this month. Instruction focuses on the basic skills of power skating, stick handling, passing, shooting and positioning. Fee includes: Chalk talk before ice session, instruction, skate rental, 1.25 hour lesson,

and a punch card for two additional Stick and Puck practice sessions. Students must be stable (stand without help) and able (skate forward and stop) to register for this class. Required equipment includes: Skates, helmets, stick, gloves, shin pads, elbow pads and protective cup. Limited sets of equipment may be available for rent at the ice arena. In addition, it is highly recommended that participants also wear a mouth guard, shoulder pads and hockey pants. Classes are May 16 and 23 and June 6 and 13. Class time is 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ice time is 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. (15 minute chalk talk prior to ice time). Class registration fee is $70. For more information call (435) 615-5702.

Youth kickball league

The new youth kickball league with Park City Recreation is starting. Youth ages 12 to 15 register as individuals and team registrations for those 16 to 18. Beginning May 24, teams will take each other on to determine king of the playground in this all new league. Registration deadline is May 13. Register today online at or call the front desk staff at 615-5400.

Activity open house

Basin Recreation is holding Activity Open Houses for those in the Adaptive (physical, mental, or other limitations) populations. The goal is to find activities Basin Rec can provide for those in the community. Basin Rec will be playing games, have activity stations and are looking for input for on what activities folks would want to be involved in. Stop in to play and share some ideas on Friday, May 13, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Fieldhouse.

Friday Skate Jams

Are you ready to jam in the skatepark? Registration for Park City Recreation’s 2011 Friday Skate Jams is currently open. Jams will be May 13 and May 27 starting at 5:30 p.m. Pre-register now at the Park City Racquet Club or Epic Boards for $10 or register the day of the event for $15 space is limited. Win shirts, decks, and more. For more information contact the Racquet Club at 615-5400 or at

Quick Start program

Park City Recreation has changed times for its Quick Start program. Now being offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., this will allow for elementary children to attend after school. Quick Start tennis is the USTA’s preferred teaching method for children 10 and under. Spring session classes run through June 3. Please call the Park City Racquet Club with any questions. 435-615-5429

Junior golf camp

Park City Golf Club is offering a junior golf camp starting in mid-June. Many of the children will take all three of the camps just to better their skills and continue the learning process. Once they feel comfortable with the swing and the rules many go on to join the Monday league. Session 1 is June 13 through June 16. Session 2 is June 20 through 22. Session 3 is June 27 through July 1. Cost is $165.00 for ages 7-12.

Summer camps

Kids out of school? Send them to camp. Kids bored? Send them to camp. Kids spending too much time in front of the TV? Send them to camp. With Park City Recreation any kid can find something to do. They offer full day camps, adventure camps, skate camps, soccer camps, tennis camps, and even dirt jump camps all summer. Don’t wait: registration is open online at or call the front desk at 615-5401.

Dryland training at Racquet Club

Looking for a personal trainer but in a group setting? Park City Racquet Club has extended its registration for the dryland training just for those interested. Call the racquet club today to register for this new class that will help increase muscular endurance, balance, and body awareness to prepare those interested for all those summer activities. Call the front desk to register at 615-5401.

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