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Sports Briefs

Men’s fly-fishing clinic

High Country Fly Fishers, a Park City-based fly-fishing club, will team with Troutbum2 to conduct an annual men’s fly-fishing clinic on May 5, 6 and 8. The three-day clinic includes evening classroom instruction at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, casting instruction at Deer Valley Ponds and on-stream fishing on Saturday, May 8. There is no charge for the event, which is open to the general public. Advance sign-up is required. Contact Jeff Wagner at 716-208-6354 or e-mail For more information check

Sauer to visit jiu-jitsu club

Rio de Janeiro jiu-jitsu legend Pedro Sauer will make a public appearance at the Park City Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School on May 6 at 7 p.m. Sauer will conduct a demonstration, sign autographs and meet interested children. Go to for more information.

Figure skaters present ‘Red Carpet Affair’

The Figure Skating Club of Park City will present its annual spring ice show at Park City Ice Arena on May 8 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. This year’s show, "A Red Carpet Affair," will be set to music from the Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, Tony Awards and the Academy Awards. Cost is $7 per person, with admission free for those 6 and younger.

Silver Mountain runners workshop

The Silver Mountain Sports Club is offering a three-hour runners clinic on Saturday, May 8th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kimball Junction Location. The clinic utilizes the Feldenkrais Method and is presented by Sharon Starika, who will help you achieve a faster pace and better biomechanics while eliminating any cramping and/or muscle fatigue. The clinic costs $25. Registration is available at either location. For additional information or reservations contact Sharon at 435-655-1989.

Softball leagues open

Park City Recreation is filling its annual co-ed and men’s softball leagues, which will begin play the week of May 16. Registration is available online at, or call the Racquet Club front desk at 435-615-5401.

Park City Soccer Club tryouts

Tryouts for the Park City Soccer Club will be held May 17-21 and May 24-28. For more information, please join the club at Trailside Park on Tuesday evening, May 4. You may also call Karen Howell at 435-649-7341 or visit

PCHS to host Memorial Day 5K

The National Honor Society and Park City High School will host its first-ever Memorial Day 5K on May 31 in memory of five PCHS graduates who died within seven months of each other in 2008 (go to for more details on that story). The 5K will be accompanied by a memory wall and memory tables for anyone who would like to display a photograph, poem, candle or memento. A durable banner with a photograph of the lost loved ones can be purchased at The race will begin at 9 a.m. with same-day registration and T-shirt pickup starting at 8 a.m. The course begins at Dozier Field and winds through Park Meadows. Race registration can be submitted at for $25 or $30 the day of the race. All proceeds go to the PCHS National Honor Society.

4th annual UOP hill climb

The Utah Olympic Park is hosting its fourth annual Olympic Hill Climb to benefit the youth of the Park City Nordic Ski Club on Saturday, May 29. Olympic gold and silver medalist Billy Demong and silver medalist Brett Camerota will compete in the walk, run or crawl up the Olympic Park Road in your choice of a 2.5 or 5 kilometer course (400 or 1,000 feet of vertical). Entry includes zip-line ride, live music, swag bag and prizes. Register early at Cost is $20 for ages 17 and younger, $25 for adults. On race day, it will be $25 for ages 17 and younger and $30 for adults. Contact 435-647-7660 for more information.

Coed summer nights volleyball

The City Summer Nights volleyball league will play coed matches four vs. four using rally scoring. Starting June 1, games will be played on Tuesday evenings at City Park. The registration deadline is May 21. Register now at or call the Racquet Club front desk at 435-615-5400.

Basketball camp

On June 7-10, HSBCAMPS will hit the courts of Park City High School to lead four-day morning clinics and day camps geared towards teaching and developing the fundamentals of basketball for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through 12. There will be a morning clinic for grades K-3 from 8 to 9:50 a.m. The cost to attend is $99. The day camp, for grades 4-12, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $250. From group drills and individual contests to team competitions and guest lectures, players will participate in instructional work with the HSBCAMPS staff, comprised of collegiate and professional coaches and players. Every participant will receive a camp T-shirt, as well as other prizes provided by sponsors. Availability is limited. For more information and registration, visit or email

Silver Mountain swim lessons

Registration is open for the Silver Mountain Sports Club’s summer group lessons and competitive swim team. Programs begin June 7 and run through July 30. They are open to members and non-members. Go to for a brochure, or call Samantha for more information and sign-ups at 435-649-6670, ext. 140. Her e-mail is

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