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Local sports happenings in our area

First Aid/CPR/AED Class

When an emergency happens, make sure you know what to do. Come to the PC MARC and learn First Aid, CPR and AED skills from certified National Safety Council Instructors Friday, Feb. 8, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fee is $50. Register online at or call the front desk at 615-5400. This course meets national safety standards.

Full Moon Snowshoe At The Farm

This event, on Feb. 23, from 5:30 p.m. until the cow flies over the moon (9 p.m.), includes a delicious chili dinner catered by Kumbayah Kitchens and music by the Motherlode band. The evening ends with a full-moon snowshoe tour for beginners and advanced, all for $25 per person. Snowshoes provided as needed. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., music until 7:30, then it’s out the door to snowshoe. Tickets are available at the Park City Library, (check or cash only), and must be purchased in advance.

Youth Karate

Children ages 4-6 can learn life lessons through Park City Recreation karate classes. This program builds self-esteem, self-discipline, confidence, respect and fitness. The session runs from Feb. 25 to April 3 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Register online at or call 615-5401 for more program information.

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New Ice Wall Open

The Midway Adventure Co. has created a 45-foot ice climbing wall, one of only a few in North America. The wall opened to the general public Monday, Jan. 21. The wall was built by freezing water from a garden hose and a custom sprinkling system over a two-week period. The wall offers climbing enthusiasts a unique and safe climbing experience, with all the ropes and equipment already in place. For more information about the Ice Climbing Wall, visit or call 435-657-2008. Climbing rates start at $12.

Youth Spring Soccer

Calling all youth soccer players! Park City Recreation is offering its spring youth soccer program April 13 through June 12. Players must be four years old through fourth grade. Small-sided games will be played Saturdays and some Wednesdays at Willow Creek Park. Register now through March 31 online at Call 615-5401 for more info.

Winter Break Kids Camp

Don’t let your kids spend a week home and bored during the school’s winter break. Register for Park City Recreation’s Winter Break Kids Camp. The program is open to kids ages 6-12 from Feb. 18 to Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day. Activities will include fun in the snow, ice and mountains with arts & crafts, games, bouldering and much more. Register online at by Feb. 13 or call 615-5401 for more program information.

FREE PC MARC Lunch and Learns

Free wellness educational lunch and learns are offered the second Wednesday of every month at the PC MARC for the entire community. On Feb. 13 at noon, certified personal trainer Jason Black will discuss the importance of systematically progressing through your training to receive optimal benefits while preventing injuries. For more information call 615-5401.

Kickboxing at Silver Mountain

Kickboxing is a fun way to burn calories, strengthen your body and relieve stress. Silver Mountain Sports Club is now offering kickboxing classes on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at the Prospector Square location, 2080 Gold Dust Lane. Taught by world-champion kickboxer Travis Mason, this new class is open to men and women of all ages. Kickboxing is free for Silver Mountain Sports Club members and punch-pass holders. Call (435) 649-6670 for more information.

Adult Learn to Skate classes: Lunch Bunch

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, 12:30-1 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 welcome. Visit for more information or call (435) 615-5707 to register.

UOP Explorers

UOP Explorers is geared toward skiers with intermediate skiing ability who want to enhance skills and try a variety of ski disciplines like ski jumping, freeride skiing (terrain park and jumps), freestyle mogul skiing and alpine skiing. Sessions are held on Mondays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Session 1: Jan. 7-Feb. 4; Session 2: Feb. 11-March 11. Cost is $185 per session. President’s Week camp will be held Feb. 19-22, 10 a.m-4 p.m.; cost is $275 (including Canyons Resort lift ticket). Please call Matt Terwillegar at (435) 658-9119 or go to for more information.

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.

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 remaining 2013 JANS Cup schedule is: 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.