Basin Recreation offers guided hikes
Basin Recreation is offering guided hikes on their vast trail system. They are free and geared to those wanting to exercise in a group-type setting and/or learn more about the hidden trails in the basin. The hikes are for beginner to intermediate hikers, and will last 1-2 hours depending on location. Pets are not allowed. Hikes take place twice a week and run until September 9. Dress in weather-appropriate clothing, good hiking shoes, and bring some water. Future hikes can be found on their web site http://www.basinrecreation.org.
PCHS golf meeting
There will be a golf meeting at Park City High School next Thursday, May 27, at the lecture hall at 2:45 p.m. The meeting is for all boys and girls interested in playing high school golf next season, grades 9 through 12.
UOP hosts 4th annual 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 http://www.pcnordicskiclub.com. 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.
PCHS 5K will honor lost loved ones
The National Honor Society and Park City High School will host its first-ever Memorial Day 5K on May 31 in memory of lost loved ones. 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 lost loved ones can be purchased at email@example.com. 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 pchsmemorial.com for $25 or $30 the day of the race. All proceeds go to the PCHS National Honor Society.
Memorial Day 5K at Willow Creek
Basin Recreation will hold a 5K fun run/walk at Willow Creek Park on Memorial Day for recreational runners, families and even leashed pets. The approximate 5K will start at 9 a.m., with a one-mile race for children up to 12 years old starting at 10 a.m. and a 100-yard race for children six and younger will start at 10:30 a.m. Preregistered participants will receive a T-shirt, as will late entrants if supplies last. All proceeds of the event will go to Basin Recreation’s scholarship fund. Preregistration has concluded. Race-day prices are $15 per person and $40 per family. Check the website at http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999, ext. 11 for more information.
HSBCAMPS return to Park City
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 http://www.hsbcamps.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Silver Mountain swimming 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 silvermountainspa.com for a brochure, or call Samantha for more information and sign-ups at 435-649-6670, ext. 140. Her e-mail is email@example.com.
Summer camps for teens in Basin
Teen adventure camps for kids 11-15 are being put on by Basin Recreation this summer. Campers will visit water parks, play laser tag, paint ball, hike and more. A brand-new Art Adventure camp offers kids the chance to learn the basics of a variety of art mediums from local instructors. Register at http://www.basinrecreation.org for the camps or call the Fieldhouse at 435-655-0999.
Golf clinic for beginning adults
LPGA pro Cynthia Brown, PGA apprentice Vaughn Robinson and Ken Stenmark will teach the full swing, short game and rules and etiquette to adults hoping to learn the game or get a refresher. The four sessions run throughout June, and cost is $150 per person. Sign up is available at the Park City Golf Club. For more information, please call 435-615-5823 or 435-615-5821.
One-week programs for aspiring sailors
The Park City Sailing Association (PCSA) will host one-week programs beginning June 14, allowing novice sailors to test the water. PCSA will continue to host a two-week and four-week program, but now customers can also choose any week from June 14 through Aug. 2. Classes are for beginners in the morning and beginner-intermediates in the afternoon. The program is located at the Jordanelle Reservoir and is run by U.S. Sailing-certified instructors. For more information, see our website at http://www.sailparkcity-org, or call Buster Pike at 435-659-1360.
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