Women ski jumpers to exhibit sport at annual benefit
The No. 1-ranked U.S. women’s ski jumping team, based in Park City, is holding its annual gala fundraising event at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 13, at the Utah Olympic Park.
Women’s Ski Jumping USA, the team’s primary sponsor, is targeting $100,000 from the event to help pay for the team’s training, travel, equipment and coaching expenses for the World Cup and more. Women ski jumpers will make history in 2014 in their first appearance in an Olympic Winter Games. Members of the U.S. team will jump off the K120 hill to offer guests an up-close-and-personal look at the sport. Gourmet food, drink, a live and silent auction of luxurious items and trips, and acoustic entertainment will be provided. Tickets and more information are available at wsjusa.com or by calling 801-656-7101.
PC MARC noon drop-in basketball
Drop into the PC MARC for some daily noon drop-in basketball. Players 18 to 34 can come to the MARC weekdays from noon to 2 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Players 35 and older are welcome Tuesdays and Thursdays. Daily drop-in rates apply. Call the PC MARC with any questions at (435) 615-5401.
PC MARC July 11 Lunch and Learn
The PC MARC invites the whole community to join in on the second Wednesday of every month for the wellness education Lunch and Learns, where local speakers will discuss topics concerning overall wellbeing. Upcoming is Nutritionist Audrey Lee, who will speak on permanent fat loss through nutrition and exercise on July 11 from noon to 1 p.m. For more information call (435) 615-5401.
Park City Women’s 9-Hole Golf League
Park City is home to the largest women’s 9-hole golf league in the state. The league plays on Tuesdays at the Park City Golf Course throughout the summer, with the season running until the end of September. It’s a fun and social organization that offers women of any skill level the opportunity to play golf in a friendly atmosphere. Dues for the season are just $40 per person and new members are always welcome. For additional information, please visit www . parkcitygolfclub . org or call (435) 615-5800.
Outlaw Golf Club Junior Classes
The Outlaw Golf Club at Hideout Canyon is offering PGA Junior Golf classes throughout the golf season. Classes, which include supervised on-course instruction, are held from 10:30 am to noon every Tuesday and Thursday from now until October. Costs are $25 per class or $100 for five classes. Call (435) 901-4227 to register. Children ages 7 to 15 are welcome.
The PC MARC is now offering a synchronized-swimming camp with a session for children ages 6 to 15 years and another for those 15 years and up. Learn the basic strength and conditioning skills of synchronized swimming. Participants will enjoy learning their own routines. The camp is scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning July 16. For registration visit http://www.parkcityrecreation.org or call (435) 615-5400.
Park City Recreation Coed Kickball League?
Remember those days on the playground? Well, Park City Recreation is bringing them back with its coed kickball league. Coed teams will play at the Park City Sports Complex on Wednesday nights beginning August 1 and continuing through Oct 10. The cost per team is $300 and the registration deadline is July 18. For more information, call the PC MARC at (435) 615-5400 or visit the website at http://www.parkcityrecreation.org.
Park City Ute Youth Football Registration
Registration for the 2012 Ute Youth Football Conference Season is now open. Children ages 8 to 14 living in the Park City School District boundaries are welcome to register. The season begins July 30 and runs through October. The fee is $265 plus a $50 volunteer fee refundable with seven hours of volunteer service. Fees cover season rental of top-of-the-line equipment (helmet, shoulder pads, practice pants, game pants, socks and mouth guard) and two jerseys your player may keep with an embroidered name on both jerseys. Additionally, players are invited to ride on the Fourth of July float in the Park City parade. Register online at http://www.utefootball.org . For more information: http://www.pcminersyouthfootball.com .
Fourth of July 5K Fun Run
Kick off the Fourth of July with the 30th annual 5K Fun Run and, along with Cole Sport, Industrial Supply, Chase Bank, Silver King Coffee and PC Lock and Key, help support the kids of the Park City Ski Team. Adults can pre-register for $30 and kids under 12 for $20 at Cole Sport by 5 p.m. July 3, or online at http://www.runnercard.com. Race-day registration is $35 for adults and $20 for kids under 12 at Cole Sport’s Park Avenue store from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Fees cover T-shirts, age-group and overall awards, and prizes. Come run, jog or walk or push the baby. Dogs are not permitted. For more information, call Cole Sport at (435) 649-4806 or visit http://www.parkcityskiteam.org. The race is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. on July 4.
2012 Summer Skate Series
Don’t miss out on the action in Utah’s premier skate-competition series. Park City Recreation will be hosting competitions on Saturdays July 28 and Aug. 25 at Park City Skate Park. There will be street and bowl divisions based on ability. Advance and day-of registration will be accepted. For registration or more information visit http://www.parkcityrecreation.org or call (435) 615-5400.
34th Annual Park City Soccer Camp
Coach Randy Farris returns to Park City Recreation’s summer camp to offer a high-quality exciting opportunity for soccer skill development. Half- and full-day sessions are offered that include games, challenges, scrimmages, competitions and guaranteed fun. The next camp is July 9-12. Registration is open now. Call Park City Recreation at (435) 615-5400 or visit http://www.parkcityrecreation.org. A portion of all proceeds will benefit Here for Kids International.
PC Tennis youth summer programs
Park City Tennis has registration open for its youth summer programs. Join the summer junior camp or mini-camp for clinics taught by USPTA-certified tennis professionals. Programs available for youth ages 3 to 17, beginners though advanced players. Single- or multiple-day registration options are available. Camps are scheduled to be held at the PC MARC, 1200 Little Kate Road. Visit http://www.parkcitytennis.org for more information.
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