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Tour des Suds

The 32nd annual Tour des Suds mountain-bike hill climb is scheduled to return to Park City Sunday, Sept. 16. This event is a seven-mile mountain-bike climb from City Park to the top of Guardsman Pass with a 2,700-foot elevation gain. Participants are urged to don festive costumes and celebrate the beginning of the fall mountain-bike season in a spirited manner. The event, sponsored by North Face and JANS, is scheduled to begin Sunday at 10 a.m. at City Park. For more information, visit http://www.mountaintrails.org .

The Power of Poles Trekking/Hiking Workshop

This on-trail workshop is on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the top of Iron Canyon Court, where the Iron Canyon trailhead starts. The "Power of Poles" workshop is to teach hikers how to use trekking poles. Participants will learn to transform their hiking form while strengthening core muscles, expand hikes to include more challenging terrain, and learn the best stretches to do after hiking. Hikers of all abilities and experience levels are welcome. Correct use of trekking poles can eliminate knee pain, tight quads or hamstrings, and lower back pain while making the hiking experience more enjoyable, safe and gentler on the body. The workshop is $25 and is presented by Sharon Starika, Feldenkrais practitioner/movement educator. To preregister or for additional information, contact Starika at (435) 655-1989.

Park City Recreation Coed Volleyball League

Park City Recreation is ready to hit it up with its coed volleyball league. Team registration ends Sept. 26. Play begins Wednesday nights starting Oct. 3, in either the power or competitive divisions, at the PC MARC. Call (435) 615-5400 or go online to http://www.parkcityrecreation.org for more information.

Shake Obesity ABC 4 Walkathon at Newpark

September is National Childhood Obesity Month. In an effort to bring awareness to Utah’s obesity epidemic, the first annual Shake Obesity ABC 4 Walkathon is scheduled to be held at Newpark Town Center on Saturday, Sept. 15. Admission is free. Participants can register online or at the event. At the event, registration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Newpark Best Buy, and the walk will start at 12:30 p.m. The first 100 to register will receive gift bags. Also included will be free health screenings, yoga and zumba, music, giveaways and fun. For more info, go to abc4.com/eatwellmovemore.

Basin Recreation Adult Flag Football

Basin Recreation adult flag football is scheduled to start Sept. 30 and finish Dec. 7. Games will be held at the Fieldhouse on Sundays between 5 and 9 p.m. Playoffs and a tournament will be included. Games will be played in a 5-vs-5 format. The cost is $400 per team and the league is limited to 10 teams. To register, go to http://www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or visit the Fieldhouse.

Small-and-tall parent and preschooler skate classes

Learn to skate with your child and learn the basic skating skills with an emphasis on safety during a six-week session of 30-minute classes. Classes meet Tuesdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. or Wednesdays from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Class fees include skate rental, class time, and practice time for one adult and one child. Visit the website at http://www.parkcityice.org for more information or call (435) 615-5707 to register.

Adult learn to skate classes

Want a great way to get into shape and have a great time doing it? Come join the lunch bunch adult skating class and "ICE"ercise on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Class fees include a 30-minute lesson, practice time and a punch card for three open-skate sessions. Adults of all ages and ability levels are welcome. Visit the website at http://www.parkcityice.org for more information or call (435) 615-5707 to register.

PCHS boys’ golf fundraising auction

The Park City High School boys’ golf team is hosting a fundraising auction. The auction started on Aug. 25 and is scheduled to run until Sept. 16 at noon. This is a golf-lover’s fundraiser. The auction has rounds of golf at Glenwild, Park City, Park Meadows, Promontory Dye Course, Soldier Hollow, Jeremy Ranch, Tuhaye, and Victory Ranch. In addition, packaged with Soldier Hollow is a swing lesson and a dozen ProV1 golf balls. For more information, visit http://www.32auctions.com/pchsboysgolf2012 .

Basin Rec Taekwon-Do Classes

Learn the fundamentals of self-defense in the traditional Korean martial art of taekwon-do on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. from Sept. 11 through Nov. 20 at the Basin Recreation Trailside Park fitness room. Instructor Steve Pastorino from Park City Taekwon-Do will teach the class which focuses on building character, fitness, and discipline in a fun, family-oriented way. The cost is $100 per student. Participants must be 8 years or older. To register, go to http://www.basinrecreation.org , call (435) 655-0999, or visit the Fieldhouse.

Fall Youth Tennis at PC MARC

Fall youth tennis at the PC MARC is open for registration. Programs are taught by USPTA certified tennis professionals. Youth tennis clinics are available for kids ages 3 through 17 at all skill levels. Visit http://www.parkcitytennis.org for specific program information or visit the PC MARC front desk at 1200 Little Kate Road. Online registration is available.

PCHS lacrosse fall ball

Park City High School boys and girls lacrosse fall ball is now open. Please follow the website at http://www.parkcitylax.org for more details. For questions, e-mail karenwellman@yahoo.com .

Seventh annual Board of Realtors Charity Golf Tournament

The seventh annual charity golf tournament presented by the Park City Board of Realtors Philanthropic Foundation and Affiliate Members will be held at Red Ledges on Monday, Sept. 17. The tournament will include an 18-hole scramble, lunch, gift bag, contests, silent auction, and fun. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Justice Centers in Summit and Wasatch counties. To participate, sponsor, volunteer or learn more about the tournament, contact Jay Sheridan at (435) 901-1372 or jaysheridan@pru-utah.com .


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