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Stephen Koch to speak at Santy Auditorium

Join Mountain Trails Foundation this Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium for an evening with Stephen Koch, an American adventurer, risk-management expert, professional speaker, extreme snowboarder, mountaineer, guide, and pioneer in the field of snowboard mountaineering, a term he coined. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 17 and under. All proceeds go to Mountain Trails

Mattress Sale Fundraiser

The Park City High School girls’ basketball team and the Park City High School HOSA Club will team up for their first annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser Saturday, December 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Park City High School. In this one-day-only sale at the PCHS gym, top-quality mattresses will be sold showroom style for 30-60 percent off retail price! All sizes will be available at prices ranging from $199 to $1,999 (box included). Contact Sam White (, Robbie Rauzi (, or Rick & Julie (801-503-5558 & 801-503-5122) with questions.

Skills and Drills Basketball Clinic

Are all of you basketball players up for round two of the Basin Recreation Skills and Drills Clinic? Team Altitude will be back for two more sessions on Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 at Ecker Hill Middle School. Kids in 4th through 8th grades will develop skills at each session to increase overall knowledge of the game. Sessions will be divided into 4th and 5th grade from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and 6th through 8th grades from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost for all three sessions is $30. To register, visit , call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

Freeskiing program at PCMR

Registration is now available for the AMP Ski Program at Park City Mountain Resort. AMP (All Mountain Park & Pipe) is open to advanced skiers ages 10 to 14 looking to improve their skills in steeps, powder, moguls, groomed, park/pipe and everything in between. AMP is staffed by specially selected coaches from the Park City Ski and Snowboard School. During the season, participants will develop their overall skiing skills, and have a great time doing it, in a safe and controlled environment. AMP will meet on 10 Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Jan. 7 with a mandatory placement day on Saturday, Dec.15, 2012. The cost is $730. For more information or to register, please call (800) 227-2754 or visit .

Team Soldier Hollow cross-country program

Looking for a fun, active and affordable winter sport? Join Soldier Hollow’s youth cross-country ski program in Midway at the 2002 Olympic venue. Programs for beginners to elite racers, ages 6 to 18, are available. Prices start at $100 for the season including rentals and season pass. For registration and additional information, visit or call Morgan at (435) 654-2002.

Basin Recreation’s Junior Jazz program

It’s almost basketball season, so check out Basin Recreation’s Junior Jazz program, which runs from Jan. 3 to March 9 for third through eighth grade boys and girls. Practices and games will be held at Trailside Elementary School, Ecker Hill Middle School, and Treasure Mountain Middle School. The cost is $70 and includes a jersey. Be sure to sign up before Dec. 1 to avoid a $10 late fee. To register and for more information, visit, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

U.S. Masters ski season schedule

The 2013 U.S. Masters ski season schedule has been released. If you are 18 or older and want to race the same caliber venues as Olympic skiers, attend JANS Cup races this year. The 2013 JANS Cup schedule is: Jan. 11-13 Park City Mountain Resort; Feb. 9-10 Snowbasin Resort; Feb. 22-24 Wolf Mountain; March 8-10 Snowbasin Resort. Adult race training and advance skiing are available at Park City Mountain Resort. The Masters program features 90-plus all day and night sessions featuring gates and the latest free ski skills. Info can be found at under special programs Masters.

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