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Sports briefs


Christmas tree pick-up

The Park City High School lacrosse team will pick up Christmas trees from the ends of individual driveways on Saturday, Jan. 2, or Saturday, Jan. 9, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The cost is a tax-deductible donation of $25. Arrange a pick-up online only at .

Fly fishers meeting

High Country Fly Fishers, the Park City Chapter of Trout Unlimited, is having its monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church located on S.R.. 224. The feature presentation, Floating and Fishing the White River, will be given by John Howard, a Park City school teacher and well-known guide on the White River. This will be an exciting presentation. All are welcome to enjoy refreshments and hear the presentation with no obligation to join the chapter.

Tele Tribe ski club Come join the Tele Tribe, Park City’s youth telemark-skiing club, on Sundays noon-4 p.m. from Jan. 3 until March. A safe, non-competitive atmosphere is provided at The Canyons Resort where kids are introduced to new terrain, new techniques and new friends, as well as educated about group support, camaraderie and sportsmanship. Each Sunday, Tele Tribe hosts a guest coach ranging from Park City locals to professional Canyons/Alta resort athletes, photographers and film makers. The group is open to young telemark skiers of all abilities ages 8-18. Meet outside Red Pine Lodge at the ski racks on Sundays at noon. For more information visit .

FUNdamentals ski program

The FUNdamentals ski program is accepting registration to provide children ages 8-10 the opportunity to experience cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, nordic ski jumping and free ride/freestyle skiing. The program runs Jan. 5-March 5, for a total of 16 sessions. The cost is $400 and includes a season pass to The Canyons, instruction, cross-country equipment and ski passes to White Pine and the UOP. All skiers must have their own helmets and alpine equipment. Skiers must be able to stop and turn easily on green-circle terrain, ski in a wedge and/or parallel ski. For more information visit, or call 435-658-4200.

Group ice skating

Park City Ice Arena offers ice-skating lessons for skaters ages 3 to adult of all ability levels. Classes are offered Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 5 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m., or Fridays, beginning Jan. 8 from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. There is a new class structure this season. Registration is $72 and includes a 30-minute class, practice time, skate rental and a punch card for three open-skate sessions. Contact Erika Roberts for more information at (435) 615-5704 or , or visit .

Adult-only skating

Park City Ice Arena invites all adults to take a skating lunch break and join the fun Lunch Bunch to "ICE"ercise on Wednesdays beginning Jan. 6 from noon to 1:30 p.m. or join the adult-only open-skate from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Register for the entire session or drop in on a weekly basis. Registration is $72 and includes a 30-minute class, practice time, skate rental, and a punch card for three open-skate sessions. Contact Erika Roberts for more information at (435) 615-5704 or , or visit .

Small & tall ice skating

Park City Ice Arena is offering learn-to-skate classes for preschoolers ages 2-6. Classes are offered Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2 p.m. beginning Jan. 6. Registration is $72 and includes a 30-minute class, practice time, skate rental for both parent/guardian and child, and a punch card for three open-skate sessions. Contact Erika Roberts for more information at (435) 615-5704 or , or visit .

Town Jump Series

The Utah Olympic Park, in conjunction with the Park City Nordic Ski Club and Maxwell’s East Coast Eatery, are pleased to join forces to resurrect the Wednesday Night Town Jump Series. Jumping takes place on the K20 and K40 metric jumps at the UOP. Preseason begins Jan. 6. One female skier is required per team of eight. For a schedule and list of rules, visit or call 435-658-4208.

Indoor football

The 2010 Winter Indoor Flag Football season will start on Sunday, Jan. 10, for adults 18 and older. Basin Recreation will host the six-on-six passing league in its 70-yard by 35-yard indoor field on Sundays between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost is $450 per team. Deadline to sign up is Jan. 6 to avoid a $50 late fee.

Nordic ski club

The Park City Nordic Ski Club is now registering for the 2009/2010 winter season. There are introductory up to elite-level Nordic ski jumping and cross-country ski programs for boys, girls, men and women. For more information call 435-645-7660 or visit .

Ski jumping

Come try ski jumping with Olympian Alan Alborn and the Park City Nordic Ski Club at the Utah Olympic Park. The Visa Learn to Fly camps are geared towards 6-11-year-old boys and girls who want a little more wind beneath their wings while enhancing their all-around ski skills. Camps are $45 and are held on Dec. 30, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, and March 11. Call Alan at 435-645-7660 or visit .

Futsal league

The Futsal soccer league is a high-speed five-on-five game played on a small court. The league runs weekly from Tuesday, Feb. 2, through March 30 at the Park City Racquet Club. Registration is open until Jan. 25; cost per team is $250. For more information, call 435-615-5400 or visit .

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