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Sports Briefs

Local sports happenings in our area

Park City Golf Club Open

The Park City Golf Club opened on April 26. Nine-hole fees for residents start at $17. Non-resident fees start at $23.50. In-season tee times start at 6:48 a.m. Special hours and discounts apply until the Friday before Memorial Day. Call 435-615-5800 or go to for more information.

Youth Karate

Your child will build self-esteem, self-discipline, confidence, respect and fitness with Park City Recreation’s Youth Karate program. Classes will be held at the PC MARC Mondays and Wednesdays from April 29 to June 5. Tiny Tigers (ages 4-6): 3:30-4:15 p.m.; Ninjas (beginners): 4:30-5:30 p.m. For fees and registration, visit or call (435) 615-5400.

Basin Rec Zumba Masters

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo a day early with Basin Recreation’s Zumba Master Class on Saturday, May 4, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fieldhouse. This 90-minute cardio dance party will feature a series of local Zumba instructors. All Zumba Fitness ability levels are welcome. The entrance fee is $10 at the door. For more information, visit, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

Youth Crew RSL Trip

Basin Recreation’s Youth Crew is gearing up to watch Real Salt Lake take on the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, May 4, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Kids ages 10 to 13 will enjoy pizza, a pregame walk onto Rio Tinto’s field, and a Major League Soccer match. The arena is outdoors, so dress accordingly. Drop-off and pickup are at the Trailside location. Cost is $40 per crew member. To register, visit, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

Junior Golf Sign-ups

Sign up for Park City Golf Club’s Junior Golf Camp, beginning on Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 a.m. Please sign up in person at the Park City Golf Club. For further information please call the golf course at 615-5800.

Community Soccer Meeting

Park City Soccer Club will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, in the Community Room at the Trailside offices to answer questions about competitive-level youth soccer. Park City Soccer Club offers competitive soccer programs for boys and girls age 6-18. Team tryouts for the 2013-14 seasons are May 28-June 1. If you have questions and cannot attend the informational meeting, please contact PCSC Coaching Director Bob Martin at 435-655-5766 or .

First Aid/CPR Course

Learn First Aid, CPR and AED skills at the PC MARC from certified National Safety Council instructors on May 20, 5:30 to 10 p.m. The course, which meets national safety standards, is for ages 18 and older. The fee is $50 and the deadline to register is May 20. Register online at or call 435-615-5400.

Free Lunch and Learn

Join Dawnetta Abraham, on behalf of Dr. Jim Abraham of Park City Dental Spa, Wednesday, May 8, from noon to 1 p.m. at the PC MARC. She will discuss the importance of oral health as it relates to overall health and wellness. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunch. For info, call 435-615-5400 or visit

Friday Skate Jams

These jam-format competitions are fun for both skaters and spectators. Beginner, intermediate and advanced street divisions will be held May 10 and 24, 5:30-7 p.m. at Park City Skate Park. Space is limited and helmets are required. Pre-register at Epic Board Shop or PC MARC for $15. For more info, visit or call (435) 615-5400

Park City Recreation Tiny Tri

Park City Recreation and Park City Triathlon Club are joining together to introduce triathlon competition to beginner and newcomers. Distances are short and in reverse order. The Tiny Tri is June 15 with the beginner start at 9 a.m. and youth start at 10:30 a.m. Registration deadline is May 28. Space is limited. For info and registration, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Fly Fishing Clinic

On May 1, 2, and 4, High Country Fly Fishers will hold its annual men’s fly fishing clinic. The cost is $25 and the clinic is open to the general public. The first 20 men to sign up will be accepted. The clinic consists of one evening of classroom instruction, one evening of casting instruction and one half day of guided fishing. Trout Bum2 will provide all equipment and some guides and instructors. Members of High Country Fly Fishers will also help. For more information, contact John Chanslor at 337-319-6031 or .

Women’s Fly Fishing

On May 15, 16, and 18, High Country Fly Fishers will hold its annual Fly Fishing Clinic for women. The clinic is open to the public and the first 20 women to sign up will be accepted. The cost is $25. The clinic is sponsored by Jans, who will provide all necessary equipment, and some guides and instructors. There will be an evening of classroom, an evening of casting instruction, and a half day of guided fishing on the middle Provo River. For more information and for instructions on how to register, contact John Chanslor at or at 337-319 -6031.

Fencing at the MARC

The PC MARC is hosting beginning fencing classes for ages 7 through adult (with classes split into kid and adult groups). Class meets Thursdays in May at the MARC in Park Meadows. Cost is $55 and includes equipment rental with no additional fees. Please contact Elaine for more details and registration at (435) 901-3924.

Youth/Adult Dirt Jump Camps

Park City Recreation will hold youth and adult dirt jump camps and clinics throughout the summer at the Park City Dirt Jump Park. Dirt jump instructors will help riders advance in the sport of progressive mountain biking. Sessions are an hour a day for three days, Monday-Wednesday. For more info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Summer Skateboard Camps and Clinics

Park City Recreation will offer three different skateboard programs throughout the summer at the Park City Skate Park. Park City’s best skaters will teach adults and kids of all levels. Programs offered are Summer Skateboard Camp for kids, Parent/Kid Skateboard Clinic and All-Girls Skate Session. Registration deadline for Parent/Kid and All-Girls is May 3. Summer Skateboard Camp is open until full. For more info to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Adventure Camp

Park City Recreation offers a challenging all-day adventure camp for ages 9-14 this summer with six Monday-through-Friday sessions. Activities include rock climbing, sailing, river rafting and mountain biking. Registration deadlines for various sessions are May 26, June 2, June 9, June 23, June 30 and July 14. For more info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Summer Day Camp

Park City Recreation’s professional staff will guide your child age 6-12 through exciting summer days filled with sports, games, arts & crafts and field trips. Full summer, weekly and daily drop-in campers are welcome. Camp runs June 10-Aug. 20, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the City Park Recreation Building. For info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Dog Obedience Classes

The next session of puppy, basic and intermediate obedience classes taught by Heather Hampsten will be held on Tuesdays from May 7 to June 11. Class times are 6 p.m. for puppies, 7 p.m. for basic and 8 p.m. for intermediate. The fee is $75. Location TBA. Registration deadline is May 1. Register online at or call 615-5400 for more info.

Basin Rec Minikickers

Join the new Minikickers program with Basin Recreation and Challenger Sports from 4 to 5 p.m. on Mondays from April 29 through May 20 at Matt Knoop Park off Old Ranch Road. Kids ages 3-5 can learn basic soccer skills while developing strength, balance, and coordination with professional British coaches. For more information, visit or call (435) 655-0999. To sign up, visit

Swim Lessons and Teams

Park City Recreation has your swim needs covered. Spring lessons start May 5 for afternoon times. Summer swim lessons are offered weekdays and Saturday mornings. Evening lessons run Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes start June 8. Register online at or call 615-5400 for details.

PCHS Summer Hockey

PCHS summer hockey starts May 6 for all incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Please contact Scott Benson, 435-659-8587 for information.

Adult Learn-to-Play Hockey

The Park City Ice Arena is hosting an adult learn-to-play hockey class on Tuesdays in May from 7:45 to 9:15 p.m. This class focuses on the basic and intermediate skills of power skating, stick handling, passing, shooting and positioning. Fee covers: chalk talk before ice session, instruction, skate rental, and a 1.5-hour lesson. To register for this class, students must be stable (to stand without help) and able (to skate forward and stop). Required equipment includes: skates, helmets, stick, gloves, shin pads, elbow pads and protective cup. Limited sets of equipment may be available for rent at the arena. Registration is $70. Call 615-5707 for more information.

Basin Rec Summer Camps

It’s time to sign up for summer camps. Come for a day, a week, or the whole summer for new and classic Basin Recreation adventures. Be sure to check out the most popular camps like the Sailing Adventure Camp, mountain-biking camps, All-Out Adventure Camp, and Mini-Adventure Camp. Space is limited, so register ASAP. To sign up, visit, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

Youth Summer Recreation programs

Programs offered are adventure camps, tennis camps, skateboard camps, summer day camp, soccer programs, dirt-jump clinics, and swim lessons. Register online at or call 615-5400 for more information.

Summer Youth Tennis Camps

Park City Recreation is offering summer youth tennis camps for players ages 7-14, of all levels. There is an option of two-, three- or five-day camps. Camp runs 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fee is $45 per day. Register online at Call 615-5400 for more info.

Intro to Lacrosse

Basin Recreation is partnering with Team Altitude for an Introduction to Lacrosse program. This six-week clinic will introduce youngsters to the fundamentals of lacrosse on Saturdays from May 11 through June 22 at the Fieldhouse. First-, second- and third-grade girls will meet at 9-9:50 a.m. Co-ed kindergarteners will meet at 10-10:50 a.m. Players will be provided with a stick and eye protection, but please bring a mouth guard. Cost is $55 per player. Registration deadline is May 4. To sign up, visit, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the Fieldhouse.

Spring Pre-Comp Swim Team

Park City Recreation is taking registration for youth spring pre-comp swim team for ages 6-12. Coached workouts, Monday through Thursday, 4-5 p.m., will focus on stroke and skill work while preparing swimmers for competitive swim team. Session runs May 6-30. Registration is open until course is full. Go online at or call 435-615-5400 for more info.

Spring Swim Lessons

Park City Recreation is giving you a jump start on your child’s swim lessons. All levels will be taught for children ages 6 months through 12 years. Lessons will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 7-30. Register by May 3 online at or call 435-615-5400 for more info.

Start Smart Soccer

Park City Recreation is offering Start Smart Soccer for children ages 3 to 5. Parents "play" soccer with their kids and learn a variety of skills. Sessions will run on Saturdays, May 4-June 8. Register by May 1 online at or call 435-615-5400 for more info.

Youth Lacrosse

Park City Youth Lacrosse spring registration is now open. The Park City Youth Lacrosse Organization (PCYLO) runs programs for youth in grades 1-8 in Park City. Please go to the new website for more information:

Youth Soccer Academy

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 .

Drop-in Ping Pong

Come to the PC MARC on Monday nights and get your ping pong on. Youth and adults are welcome from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Fee is included with a facility pass or a $7 daily drop-in fee. Call 435-615-5400 for more info.

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.

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