Rail Trail Celebration
Celebrate National Trails Day with live music and food at the Promontory Equestrian Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. The center is located about 100 yards off the Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail at Star Point Trailhead near the Summit County Justice Center. The event will include music by the Motherlode Canyon Band and an awards presentation recognizing the trail’s recent inclusion in the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame. Guided trail rides (covering points of interest and local railroad history) will leave for Promontory from Park City at 10 a.m. and from Wanship at 9:30 a.m. Look for more information in the May 28-31 issue of The Park Record.
PCHS Memorial 5K
The third annual PCHS Memorial 5K is coming up. This is an event to celebrate the lives of anyone throughout the community that is no longer with us and everyone is encouraged to participate. The 5K will be held on Saturday, June 4, at day of registration begins at 8 a.m. The race will start at 9 a.m. on Dozier Field and go through the neighboring Park Meadows area. Day of registration is $30 and pre-registration is $25. To pre-register, visit pchsmemorial.com.
Basin Rec summer camps
Basin Recreation is registering people now for all summer camps. Many camps fill quickly. Join Basin Rec for an action packed summer. Camps include mountain biking, tennis, running, soccer, art, field trips and so much more. Register online for summer camps at http://www.basinrecreation.org or call Angie at the Fieldhouse at 435-655-0999 x11 for more information about summer camps.
PC golf club clinics
The Park City Golf Club is hosting an adult golf clinic hosted by Cynthia Brown of the LPGA and Ken Stenmark PGA Apprentice. The clinics are June 7, 9, 14 and 16, from 5:45 to 7 p.m. Cost is $150. Registration is at the Park City Golf Club. Please call Cynthia at 435-615-5821 if there are any questions.
High Country Fly Fishers
On Wednesday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m., High Country Fly Fishers, the Park City chapter of Trout Unlimited, will be holding its monthly meeting. The meeting is held upstairs at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parish Hall located at the intersection of SR 224 and White Pine Canyon Road in Park City. This month’s meeting will feature a presentation on "Fly Fishing in Patagonia" given by Steve Schmidt. Schmidt is the owner of Western Rivers Fly Fisher in Salt Lake City. 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 http://www.highcountryflyfishers.com .
Silver Mountain swim lessons
Registration is now under way for swim lessons and the pre-comp swim team at Silver Mountain Sports Club & Spa at Prospector Square. Swim lessons and pre-comp swim team participation is open to the public and both group and private lessons are offered. Lesson begin on June 13 and run through August 4. Stop by the club at 2080 Gold Dust Lane and pick up the Summer 2011 Aquatics Brochure. Call the Aquatics Director at (435) 649-6670 ext. 140 or email Tyler@SilverMountainSpa.com for more information or for assistance with registering your child.
Spartan race training
The Sweat Shop and Parallel Yoga are the official Wasatch Back training facility for the Spartan Race to be 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 evening session will be held at the Trailside Rec Center on May 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 http://www.sailparkcity.org 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 http://www.parkcitysoccer.org for updates on times and locations as this info comes available, or contact coaching director Bob Martin at (435) 655-5766 for more info.
Dog obedience class
Do you have a new puppy? Or a dog you would love to learn a few new tricks? Park City Recreation begins another session of Dog Obedience classes Tuesday, June 7. Three levels of training are offered to fit the need of your dog with our puppy, basic, and intermediate classes. Classes are taught by local certified dog trainer, Heather Hampsten and will be held at the Park City Ice Arena. Registration is open now until classes are filled. Those interested can register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call the facility at 615-5400.
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.
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 parkcityrecreation.org 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 parkcityrecreation.org 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 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.
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 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 parkcityrecreation.org.
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
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