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Sports Briefs

Local sports happenings in our area

Fourth of July 5K

Kick off the Fourth of July with the 31st annual 5K fun run and help support the kids of the Park City Ski Team along with Cole Sport, Industrial Supply, Chase Bank, Silver King Coffee and Jim Clifford Builders. Adults can pre-register for $30 and kids under 12 for $20 at Cole Sport by July 3 until 5 p.m. or online at Race-day registration is $35 or $25 for kids under 12 at the Cole Sport Park Avenue store from 6:30-7:30 a.m. T-shirts, age group and overall awards and prizes included. Come run, jog, walk or push the baby, but no dogs please. For information, call Cole Sport at 649-4806 or visit The race starts at 8 a.m. July 4.

Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC

Jill Rathburn, RN, will educate parents and their children about smart and easy vertical gardening during Park City Recreation’s next monthly Lunchtime Learning, Wednesday, July 10, at noon at the PC MARC. This promises to be a fun, interactive presentation using the state-of-the-art aeroponic vertical gardening system, The Tower Garden. Participants are welcome to bring their own lunches. For info visit or call (435) 615-5400.

Summer Learn to Skate and Learn to Play

Beat the summer heat with Park City Ice Arena Summer Skating Academy and Hockey Academy classes beginning July 8. Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays for three weeks for a total of six classes. Skating Academy classes are offered for skaters of all ages (3-adult) and abilities (beginner through advanced). Class fees include lesson time, practice time, skate rental and a punch card for three open-skate sessions. Hockey Academy classes are offered for players ages 4 through 13 who are able to skate forward and backward and stop in hockey skates. Class fees include the lessons and a punch card for two stick and puck sessions. Equipment rental is available for an additional fee, if available. For more information call (435) 615-5707 or go to

Youth Football Camp

Calling all youth football players ages 8-14. Back by popular demand, it’s summer football camp. Aaron Alford, a former University of Utah football coach, and Park City Youth Football are joining forces to teach youth players the basic fundamentals of football. The camp will be held July 1-2, 9-11:30 a.m., at Treasure Mountain Junior High School. Walk-up registration is 8-9 a.m. on July 1. This camp has historically sold out quickly. Please show up with cleats and water (no-pads camp). The cost: $30 for the first child, $20 for each additional child.

Intro to Lacrosse

Basin Recreation is partnering with Team Altitude for an introduction to lacrosse program Aug. 5-9 at Trailside Park. The clinic will run 9-11 a.m. each day. First through third graders will learn the fundamentals of the game and be provided with sticks and eye protection for practice. Cost is $55 per week. To register, visit, call (435) 655-0999 or stop by the fieldhouse.

Start of Summer at Basin Rec

Join Basin Recreation for the first Start of Summer event on Saturday, June 29, at Trailside Park. A 5K color run, a 1-mile run, and a 100-yard dash will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. A free "Kids Karnival" will run from noon to 2 p.m. Enjoy bounce houses, sprinklers, and kids’ games in the summer sun. All pre-registered runners receive a Fun Run t-shirt designed by 12-year-old Kira Sincock. For more information and to pre-register, visit or call (435) 655-0999.

Skateboard Camp at Park City Skate Park

Park City Recreation has the area’s best skaters teaching children to skate this summer. Helmets and pads are required with equipment available upon request. Weekly morning sessions (Monday through Thursday) are available through Aug. 15 with classes for all levels including beginners-only. Private and semi-private lessons are also available. For info and registration, or call 615-5400.

Summer Swim Lessons

Park City Recreation offers summer swim lessons for all age groups and ability levels, six months to 13 years. There are various session lengths and day options on weekdays, evenings and Saturdays. Register now as class sizes are limited. Visit or call 615-5400.

Pickleball at the PC MARC

One of the fastest growing sports in America, Pickleball is now offered at the PC MARC. This fun sport has simple rules and lots of action. Racquet-sport enthusiasts and newcomers are welcome to play on the MARC’s three indoor Pickleball courts Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $3 per player. For info call 615-5400.

Co-ed Kickball League

Park City Recreation’s Adult Co-ed Kickball League runs Aug. 7 thru Oct. 9 on Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Recreational and competitive divisions are offered. The deadline for team registration in July 31. There is a $325 fee per team. For registration, visit or call 615-5400.

Learn to Swim at Silver Mountain

Youth swim lessons at Silver Mountain Sports Club are offered throughout the summer. There are eight half-hour lessons in each session with one instructor for every four children. For more information on the Silver Mountain aquatics program, please contact Tyler Pim at (435) 649-6670 ext. 107 or online at

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten is teaching Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays, June 25-July 30. Classes are for adults over 16 and their dogs. Puppy class is at 6 p.m., Basic is at 7 p.m. and Intermediate is at 8 p.m. For info and registration visit or call 615-5400.

Summer Skate Series

Park City Recreation presents Utah’s premier skate competition series at the Park City Skate Park. The first competition will be held June 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with more to follow throughout the summer. Six divisions cater to all levels of skaters, and there are great prizes. Pre-register at EPICBOARDSHOP or the PC MARC for $10 ($15 day-of). Space is limited and helmets are required. For info, visit or call 615-5400.

Soldier Hollow Youth Adventure Camp

Calling all children ages 8-10: It’s time to sign up for the Soldier Hollow Youth Adventure Camp. The camp, which features biathlons, hiking, games, swimming, indoor rock climbing, a ropes course, agility events and more, will have one more session this summer: July 8-10. The session runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. The cost is $90, with an athletic shirt included. To register, visit

Couples League at PC Golf Club

The Couples League, for beginning to advanced golfers, is new for 2013 at the Park City Golf Club. Handicaps are not used and you do not have to be a member of the UGA. It’s a great time, so come out and meet other golfers and enjoy the game. Please go to for more information.

Swim Lessons at Silver Mountain

Silver Mountain Sports Club is now accepting registrations for youth summer swim lessons and swim team. Morning, evening and Saturday lessons are available. The program continues through Aug. 15. There are eight half-hour swim lessons per two-week session and one instructor for every four kids. Non-members are welcome and summer memberships are available. Contact Tyler Pim at (435) 649-6670 ext. 107 or register online at .

Summer Junior Tennis Camp

Summer camps at the PC MARC have begun 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.

Aquafit at the PC MARC

Instructors at the PC MARC will offer a great cardio and water resistance-based workout at the PC MARC leisure pool. Classes will be held Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. All levels and ages 16 and over are welcome. Fees are $9 for residents, $12 for visitors. For info, visit or call 615-5400.

Mini Tennis Camp at PC MARC

For ages 3 to 7, Mini Camp at the PC MARC started June 1 with the first of three summer sessions. The first session runs through June 29; the second session runs July 1 to Aug. 3 and the third session runs Aug. 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.

Fieldhouse Summer Pass Sale

Stay fit this summer at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. All three-month passes are on sale through June 30: $80/individual, $145/couple, $70/senior, and $70/student with a valid ID. Fitness passes grant access to the gym, weight room, and indoor track. Fitness class add-ons are also available. For more information, visit, call (435) 655-0999, or stop by the fieldhouse.

35th Annual Soccer Camps

Coach Randy Farris returns to offer a camp for soccer-skill development with fun games, challenges, scrimmages and competitions for kids ages 7 to 15. The final camp runs July 8-12 (deadline July 3). Morning session is $85 and full day is $160. For info and registration, visit or call 435-615-5400.

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 upcoming sessions are 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 through 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. Register online at or call 615-5400 for details.

Basin Rec Summer Camps

Come for a day, a week, or the whole summer for new and classic Basin Recreation adventures. 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.

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.

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.

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