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Sports Briefs

Hole in one

There was a hole-in-one at the Park City Golf Course Wednesday, May 25, by Rich Miller, who sunk a 142-yard shot on the 13th hole with a pitching wedge. Witnessing the shot were Rick Anderson and John Phillips.

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.


The Silver Mountain Sport Club is offering a "Hiker’s experiencing the ease Clinic" Saturday, June 4, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the Kimball Junction Location. This special hiker’s clinic will help hikers to learn how to use the strength in the pelvis and spine in order to thrust up the hill. This clinic costs $25 and is presented by Sharon Starika, Feldenkrais Practitioner. To pre-register or for additional information contact Sharon at (435) 655-1989

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

Cardio box class

Former Olympic boxer Shane Heaps is teaching "Cardio Box" at Silver Mountain Sports Club. The innovative variations of the sparring jabs and power punches blend defense and fitness with aerobic benefits. Participants will learn the proper execution of the punch combinations in a workout that can help folks become stronger and more confident. Get fighting fit and have fun doing it. Suitable for men and women of all ages. This class is free for all SMSC members, non-members are welcome with single-day-use fee. Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm at Silver Mountain Sports Club Prospector Square, 2080 Gold Dust Lane, Park City UT 84060. Call (435) 649-6670 for more information.

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 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 .

Adult 3-on-3 basketball

Park City Recreation is rounding up teams for this summer’s 3V3 basketball series. Choose one night or join in all three for a night out on the court. Games will be played Mondays, June 13, July 11 and August 15, on the City Park basketball court. Pre-register today online at or call (435) 615-5410. Day of event registration accepted cash only.

Adult dirt jump clinics

Dirt jump clinics aren’t just for kids. Register for Park City Recreation’s Adult Dirt Jump Clinics where participants can learn and feel comfortable at the dirt jump park; the instructors will help jumpers advance quickly in the sport of progressive mountain biking. Clinics begin June 13 at 5:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. To register or for more information go to or call (435) 615-5400.

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 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 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.

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 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 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 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.

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