February 1, 2013
Youth World Cup Camp
Aspiring young Olympians will have a chance to train at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s Center of Excellence June 24-28 as part of a unique new partnership between the USSA and ELITEAM. Under the leadership of two-time Olympian and World Championship medalist Doug Lewis, along with former World Cup racer Kelley Lewis, ELITEAM’s five-day World Cup camp will focus on athletes ages 11-14 and feature conditioning programs centered on sports physiology, sports psychology and sports nutrition. Registration opens Monday, Feb. 4, at 5 p.m. on http://www.eliteteam.com .
Performance Sports Training at Athletic Republic
Athletes of all ages and all sports interested in improving their speed, power, agility and stamina are invited for a complimentary workout at the new Athletic Republic training center across the street from the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse in Kimball Junction. Stop in or call (435) 729-7230 to schedule your free Acceleration Training or Endurance Sports Training trial. For more information visit 1389 Center Drive or AthleticRepublic.com.
The Park City Soccer Club’s Spring Youth Academy is open for registration for youngsters ages 6-10. The goal of PCSC Youth Academy is to teach the game of soccer in a fun and challenging environment. Players will be taught individual ball skills and creativity through developmentally-appropriate training sessions. The academy meets Mondays and Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m. For more information go to http://www.parkcitysoccer.org .
Join Basin Recreation for a Group Cycle Master Class on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at The Fieldhouse (1388 Center Drive). Class will be held in the southeast corner of the track with a beautiful Park City view. Bring lots of water, a towel, and a set of strong legs. Cost is $8, drop-in ONLY. First come, first served, so plan on arriving a bit early. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call (435) 655-0999.
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Fencing at PC MARC
Park City Fencing Academy is moving to the MARC in February and offering a free adult class. The academy is offering free fencing on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the MARC. There will be separate adult and junior sessions. Please email Elaine to register at firstname.lastname@example.org. First class starts Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 4:30 p.m. Call (435) 901-3924 for more info.
High Country Fly Fishing
On Wednesday, Feb. 6, High Country Fly Fishers will hold its monthly meeting. The meeting will be at St Mary’s Church on Highway 224 at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Mike Kaul. Mike is the managing partner of Two Rivers Emporium, a fly fishing outfitter in Pinedale, Wyo., and will speak about fishing in the Pinedale 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 parkcityrecreation.org 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.
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 parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5401 for more program information.
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 parkcityrecreation.org. 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 parkcityrecreation.org 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 http://www.parkcityice.org for more information or call (435) 615-5707 to register.
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 http://www.utaholympiclegacy.com 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 teamsoldierhollow.blogspot.com 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 http://www.pcmr.com under special programs Masters.