Sports Briefs |

Sports Briefs


Christmas tree recycling by Park City Lacrosse

It’s time to sign up for the annual Park City Lacrosse Christmas tree recycling Fundraiser. For a $25 tax-deductible donation, members of the boys’ and girls’ high school lacrosse teams will pick up your tree at your home and recycle it for you. Pickup dates are Saturday, Jan. 7, Sunday, Jan. 8; or Saturday, Jan. 14. Registration is online

ZBAdventures opening

ZBAdventures is scheduled to open this weekend and will be offering snowshoe rentals as well as cross-country ski demos from Salomon. ZBAdventures will also have guides and Nordic instructors available. Yurt hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (435) 901-0363.

Youth Baseball Tryouts

Park City Baseball (PCB) is conducting PC Avalanche 8-14U team tryouts at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. The first tryout is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. The second tryout will be Saturday, Jan. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. Avalanche teams play in one of two Salt Lake competitive leagues. All players who are interested in baseball, who are committed to self-improvement, and that want a positive team experience are invited to tryout. PCB is also pursuing options to provide professional coaches for each team which would be paid for through team fundraising activities. Please advise us of any coaching candidates that you may know of. Email questions to or contact any board member listed

Recommended Stories For You

All Region 10 football teams announced

The 2011 All Region 10 football teams were announced Tuesday afternoon, honoring players who stood out for their respective teams throughout the season. For the second year in a row, wide receiver Jono Schettler was named Region 10 Offensive Player of the Year. Park City players named to the 1st team were: LB John Finch, LB Paul Flake, DE Jack Rinehart, OL Daniel Surfass, QB Heath Vincent and Schettler. Miners named to the 2nd team were: WR Hunter Butler, DL Trevor Kelsch, LB Peter Papineau, DL Jordan Ruda and RB Chad Smith. Miners given honorable mention were: LB Conner Lagnese, DB James Morris, DB Drue Olsen and kicker Keenan Ward.

Recreational gift certificates

Ready for the holidays? Get ready to stuff those Christmas stockings or celebrate lighting the Menorah with gift certificates from PCMARC (Racquet Club), Park City Tennis, Park City Ice Arena or Park City Golf Club. Stop by the PCMARC (Racquet Club) or Park City Ice Arena to purchase gift certificates for all recreational needs, including: golf and tennis lessons, punch cards, personal training and so much more. Now’s the time to stuff with fun. Park City Municipal Corporation is a not for profit organization. For more information, contact Denise Carey at (435) 615-5819.

Park City Recreation Winter Coed Volleyball League

Park City Recreation is ready to hit it up with its coed volleyball league. Register a team and play Wednesday nights starting Jan. 4 in either the power or competitive divisions at the PC MARC. Registration ends Dec. 26. Call (435) 615-5400 or go online to for more information.

Team Altitude basketball programs

Team Altitude’s competitive basketball programs are preparing to kickstart their season. There will be drop-in coed clinics for children from 3rd to 8th grade, and those sessions will begin Wednesday, Jan. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ecker Hill Middle School. For more information contact Margaret Hyatt, , (435) 214-7764 or Nicky Lecher, nlecher , (435) 214-7764.

Mom’s Power Hour

Mom’s Power Hour is a 60-minute mix of cardio, drills, strength training and core work. Little ones are welcome and this class is for new and seasoned moms, and athletes alike. Whether folks are looking to get stronger or just looking to sweat and socialize with other moms this is a great way to spend an hour. Classes are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m., at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse and the instructor is Whitney Kozlowski.

Balloon tennis class

Balloon Tennis is an introductory tennis class for children ages 3 and 4 years old, and will use tennis racquets and balloons to help children become more adept with racquet control skills. The children will also be developing hand-eye coordination using the racquets and balls. Call the Racquet Club front desk at (435) 615-5436 or visit for more details.