Playin’ the Basin Way
Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in the adaptive (physical, mental or other limitation) populations and their siblings on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fieldhouse. Kids will enjoy bounce houses, bowling, hula hoops, sports, and much more. Keep an eye out for events every month throughout the spring. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call (435) 649-1564.
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.
Basin Rec Break Camp
It’s almost time for another school break, so sign up for Basin Recreation’s February Break Camp Feb. 19-22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Middle School gym. Early drop-off at 8 a.m. and late pickup at 5 p.m. are available. Campers will enjoy sledding, swimming, games, and arts and crafts. Be sure to pack lunch, sledding gear, a swimsuit and a towel. Cost is $40 per day or $120 for all four days. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.
PCHS Miners in Semifinals
The PCHS Miners hockey team will play Judge Memorial in the semifinal round of the state playoffs on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7:15 p.m. The game will be played at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex, 645 South Guardsman Way (1580 East), just south of the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium.
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.
Personal Trainer Certification
The PC MARC will host the AFAA Personal Fitness Trainer Certification course March 1-3. For more information or to register, visit http://www.afaa.com, search for personal trainer certification courses in Utah, and register for the PC MARC host site.
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 .
Fencing at PC MARC
Park City Fencing Academy has moved to the MARC and is offering a free adult class in February on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There will be separate adult and junior sessions. Please email Elaine to register at email@example.com. Call (435) 901-3924 for more info.
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.
3-on-3 basketball tourney
Join Basin Recreation for the 3-on-3 Hoops Classic Basketball Tournament on March 14-15 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Middle School gym. Times vary depending on division: 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, and 7th-8th. Four games are guaranteed with a double-elimination bracket and prizes for tournament champions. Cost is $35 per team (pre-registration as a team is required). Sign up before March 12 to avoid a $5 late fee. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call (435) 655-0999.
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 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. 22-24 – Wolf Mountain and 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.
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