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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. Pickup dates are Saturday, Jan. 7, Sunday, Jan. 8, or Saturday, Jan. 14. Registration is online at

Team Altitude Winter Lacrosse Camp

Team Altitude’s 2011 Winter Girls’ Lacrosse Camp is a two-day intensive camp coached by former players and coaches from Stanford, North Carolina and St. Mary’s. The "Rising Stars" camp, (4th-8th grade) is scheduled for Thursday Dec. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. The "Elite Camp" (9th-12th grade) is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. The two-day registration fee is $100, while one day is $65. The camps will be held at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. For more information, please contact: Team Altitude (435) 214-7764 ; Nicky Lecher: or Margaret Hyatt: . Register online at: .

Silver Mountain’s Prospector Square renovations

Silver Mountain Sports Club’s Prospector Square location (2080 Gold Dust Lane) will be closed for one week in order to finish the last stages of the major renovations being done at that location. The Prospector Square club will be closed Dec. 19-25, and is scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m., Monday, Dec. 26. The Silver Mountain Spa & Salon at the Prospector Square location will remain open. Appointments can be made by calling (435) 649-6799. Members and guests should plan on using the Kimball Junction club, located at 1526 Ute Blvd, while the Prospector Square Club is closed. An open house to show the newly renovated club off to the public is scheduled for Jan. 7-8.

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CPR/First Aid/AED Course

When an emergency happens, make sure you know what to do. Go to the PC MARC (Racquet Club) and learn first aid, CPR and AED skills from certified National Safety Council instructors Monday, Jan. 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Register online at or call the front desk at (435) 615-5400. This course meets national safety standards.

ZBAdventures opening

ZBAdventures is offering snowshoe rentals as well as cross-country ski demos from Salomon. ZBAdventures also has guides and Nordic instructors available. Yurt hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 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 next 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 and are committed to self-improvement and want a positive team experience are invited to try out. PCB is also pursuing options to provide professional coaches for each team who would be paid through team fundraising activities. Please advise PCB of any coaching candidates you may know of. Email questions to or contact any board member listed at

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 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 (Racquet Club). 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 kick-start their season. There will be drop-in coed clinics for children from 3rd to 8th grade. 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. 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. The instructor is Whitney Kozlowski.

Balloon tennis class

Balloon tennis is an introductory tennis class for children ages 3 and 4 years old. It uses 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.