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Sports Briefs

Free screening of ‘IRPC’ at Town Lift Plaza

Park City Mountain Resort will host a free world-premiere screening event of the film "IRPC," a skiing and snowboarding film featuring many big names in winter action sports, on the Town Lift Plaza on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The night will kick off with an autograph session with several Park City all stars at 7 p.m. "IRPC" (I Ride Park City) was shot exclusively at Park City Mountain Resort by Jim Mangan, the resort’s director of action sports marketing, and showcases the resort’s 3 Kings Terrain Park. For more information, visit

Little Dribblers

Let’s play some hoops! Basin Recreation’s Little Dribblers will run Oct. 15 through Dec. 1 for preschool to second-grade boys and girls. Preschool and kindergarten play on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at Trailside Elementary. First and second grade play on Mondays and Wednesdays at Ecker Hill Middle School. Kids will learn the fundamentals of basketball, preschool to kindergarten in a 4 v 4 format with a 6-foot hoop, and first to second in a 5 v 5 format with an 8-foot hoop. Cost is $60 and includes a jersey. Sign up before Sept. 24 to avoid a $10 late fee. Indicate interest in being a volunteer coach at registration. To sign up, visit , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

High school hockey

The Park City High School varsity hockey team opens the season versus the Alta Hawks at Park City Ice Arena on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. There will be drawings with great prizes at each home game and a season-long drawing for a grand prize. The junior varsity team opens its season on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11:15 a.m. at Park City Ice Arena vs. Alta.

Free session with Axis Freeride

Axis Freeride invites you to a free session at Black Diamond Gymnastics at Redstone on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:15 p.m. Kids will work with Axis coaches in the gym while parents attend an informational meeting upstairs with head coach Chris "Hatch" Haslock. Axis Freeride runs programs for youth at PCMR, UOP and Canyons focusing on skiing terrain park, halfpipe, slopestyle, aerials, moguls and big mountain. Contact Axis at , or (435) 655-5366.

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 for more information.

Last guided hike

Enjoy Basin Recreation’s last guided hike of the summer season on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. starting at the Silver Star Plaza. The hike up Armstrong Trail will last an hour to two hours. Be sure to pack sunscreen and lots of water! And please leave the dogs at home. For more information and last-minute updates, visit , like/follow Snyderville Basin Recreation on Facebook/Twitter, or call (435) 655-0999.

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 , call (435) 655-0999, or visit the Fieldhouse.

Dog obedience classes

Park City Recreation begins another session of dog obedience classes Tuesday, Oct. 2. Puppy and basic level classes are offered to fit the need of your dog. Classes are taught by local certified dog trainer Heather Hampsten. Register online at or call at (435) 615-5400.

First Park City XC Trail Half Marathon

On Saturday, Oct. 6, the Park City High School cross-country team is scheduled to host its first Park City XC half trail marathon. The course will wow runners with amazing views, fall colors, great trails, and a gentle four-mile downhill descent to the finish. The race begins at The Montage at Deer Valley Resort and finishes at Park City Mountain Resort near the First Time Lift. The race is 12.6 miles on single-track trails along the mountains. Proceeds will benefit the Park City High School cross-country team. For more detailed race information visit: . For race registration visit: . Contact: for more information.

Free group fitness classes at the PC MARC

The PC MARC wants to support those healthy habits you have been working on so hard! Continue in reaching your fitness goals throughout October for free by attending the spotlighted fitness classes. Join the Tasty Tips Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. or Gentle Yoga Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m. for free! Call the front desk at 615-5401 for more information.

PC MARC extends lap-pool season

The PC MARC lap pool will be open through October. Come enjoy the fall weather swimming outside. The Master’s Coached Swim is held 12:15-1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; the weekday Open Swim is held 3-7 p.m., and the weekend Open Swim is held from noon to 5 p.m.

Girls’ Night Out at SSAFC

The South Summit Aquatic & Fitness Center in Kamas is hosting its first ever Girls’ Night Out on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration will take place until Oct. 11. There will be many activities including Zumba classes, manicures, gel toes, massages and others. Cost is just $25. Register online at or at the SSAFC front desk. For more information, contact Stephen Sutherland at (435) 783-2423 ext. 4151.

Noon basketball

Looking for a workout during your lunch hour? Come to drop-in basketball at the PC MARC every weekday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Mondays/Wednesday/Friday for all ages, Tuesday/Thursday for ages 35+. Daily drop-in rates apply. Fall special: free drop-in basketball Oct. 1-12. Call 615-5401 for details.

Friday play date

Fridays are all about fun in the PC MARC gymnasium! Starting Friday, Oct. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the open-gym format allows kids to run and play with foam balls, hula hoops, sports equipment, bounce house and the BIG inflatable slide. Don’t forget your bikes, trikes and scooters to zoom around on. Parent or guardian must be present; cost is $4 per family. Call 615-5401 for more information.

Volleyball with the pros

Learn to play volleyball with the pros through Basin Recreation. Master the fundamentals of the game before settling into a game format with a qualified coaching staff. The season will run Oct. 16 through Nov. 20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Ecker Hill Middle School. Third through fifth grade will play from 4 to 5 p.m. with a $60 registration fee. Sixth through eighth grade will play from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a $110 registration fee. To sign up, visit , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

Jog for Jill

On Oct. 20, 2012, Jill’s Legacy, the young advisory board to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation "Out to Beat Lung Cancer BIG Time," will hold a 5K walk/run event on the University of Utah campus. Participants will join together to show their support in the fight against lung cancer, a very serious and forgotten disease. Registration fees of $15-30 will go directly to funding lung cancer research. To register for the event, visit , or to find out more about Jill’s Legacy or facts on lung cancer, visit

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 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 for more information or call (435) 615-5707 to register.

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 for specific program information or visit the PC MARC front desk at 1200 Little Kate Road. Online registration is available.

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