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Sports Briefs

Local sports happenings in our area

Watersports Swap

Do you have old watersports gear lying around your house? Bring it to the Black Diamond parking lot in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sell it for a good cause. Sellers fee is $10 for a parking space, $5 for a sidewalk space, and the Park City Sailing organization asks for a $2 donation.

Baseball Weekend at PCHS

Park City Baseball invites all baseball fans to come out to the fields in Park City on Saturday, May 11. All Park City Avalanche youth baseball teams and the Park City High School Miners will play home games in Park City, schedule below: 8U at TMMS at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; 9U at PCHS-LL at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; 10U at TMMS at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; 11U at City Park at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; 12U at PCHS Softball field at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; 14U at TMMS at 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The PCHS baseball team will host the first and second round of the state 3A playoffs on Saturday at 10 a.m. against the Juab Wasps and 4 p.m. against the winner/loser of the 1 p.m. game, Canyon View vs. Bear River. High School state playoff games will be played at the PCHS baseball field. Admission will be charged to watch the state playoff games, $5 for adults and $3 for youth. Youth Avalanche games are free. Please come out on Saturday and support the youth Avalanche teams and the Region 10 champions in their run towards a 3A state championship.

PCHS Girls’ Soccer Meeting

The Park City High School girls’ soccer team will host an informational team meeting in the PCHS Lecture Hall on May 13 at 5 p.m. The meeting is for all parents and players who will be in grades 9-12 for the 2013-14 school year. For more information, contact head coach Chip Cook at 435-640-6884.

Park City Soccer Club Team Tryouts

Park City Soccer Club is holding free competitive team tryouts May 28-June 1 at Trailside Park. Park City Soccer Club offers competitive soccer programs for boys and girls age 6-18. Tryout registration and additional information is available online at Please contact PCSC Coaching Director Bob Martin at 435-655-5766 or with any questions.

Ironman Champion in Park City

Six-time Ironman Triathlon Champion Mark Allen will lead a discussion on training and performance improvement at Athletic Republic in Kimball Junction on Wednesday, May 8, at 6 p.m. The event is open to athletes of ages. Please call (435) 729-7230 for more information or to RSVP. Space is limited.

Figure Skating Spring Ice Show

Support the Figure Skating Club of Park City and all of its talented members, Learn to Skate participants and Ice Miners youth hockey players as they skate in "Off to Neverland," a modern interpretation of Peter Pan, at the Park City Ice Arena. Admission is $10 at the door for ages 5 and older. Show times are Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m.

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

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.

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.

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, which 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.

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.

Summer Junior Tennis Camp

Summer camps at the PC MARC begin June 10 for beginner and intermediate players ages 7-14. Two-day, three-day and five-day camps are offered from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The $45 daily fee includes a T-shirt and prizes on "Game Day." For registration, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Mini Tennis Camp at PC MARC

For ages 3 to 7, Mini Camp at the PC MARC starts on June 1 with three sessions throughout the summer: June 1 to 29; July 1 to August 3; and August 5 to 24. Camp is held Sunday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and Tuesday or Thursday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fee is $11 per class. For registration, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Summer Nights Coed Volleyball

Four vs. four coed league using rally scoring for adults 18 and older begins June 4; the drop-in date is May 28. Matches are Tuesdays, 6 to 10 p.m. at the City Park sand courts. The fee is $225 per team or $50 per free agent. Registration deadline is May 28. For registration, visit or call 435-615-5400.

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.

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.

Swim Lessons and Teams

Park City Recreation has your swim needs covered. 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.

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.

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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