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Sports Briefs

Local sports happenings in our area

Youth Karate

Park City Recreation’s next session of Youth Karate at the PC MARC is July 29 to Aug. 21 on Mondays and Wednesdays for Tiny Tigers (ages 4-6) and Ninjas (beginners). Class times are 3:30-4:15 p.m. for Tiny Tigers and 4:30-5:30 p.m. for Ninjas. Children will build confidence, self-discipline and fitness that will have a positive, lasting effect. Register at or call 615-5400.

Newpark Miles

Every Monday night in July, lace up your running shoes with your family, friends, kids and colleagues and meet at Newpark Amphitheatre for a one mile-ish fun run along the path overlooking the beautiful Swaner Nature Preserve. Newpark Miles starts at 6:30 p.m., so come walk, jog, run, waddle or race your way towards 224 and then make your way back for some Park City community camaraderie. Each night your race bib will get you great discounts around Newpark. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids age 8 and under. Register and learn more at

Basin Rec Guided Hike

Explore Basin Recreation’s vast trail system with a free guided hike on Saturday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. on Flying Dog Trail. Meet at the Bad Apple trailhead behind Burt Brothers in Jeremy Ranch. Hikes last an hour and a half to two hours and the fitness staff will pick a different trail every few weeks for the rest of the summer. See our website for a full list of dates. Be sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen. For more information and last-minute updates, visit, like Snyderville Basin Recreation on Facebook or call (435) 649-1564.

PC Recreation Family Field Day 5K and 10K

On Sat., July 20, bring the whole family for a 5 or 10K run and kids’ field day events while learning about nutrition, injury prevention and exercise programs to help young athletes perform at their best. The 5K and 10K start at 8:30 a.m. with the free field day and wellness event to follow from 9-11 a.m. at the PC MARC. Pre-register for the race in-person or online at until noon on July 19. Day-of registration at the PC MARC is from 7-8 a.m. For info, call 615-5400.

Flag Football at Basin Rec

Ready, set, hike! It’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation NFL Flag Football. Games and practices will be held at the field house from August 26 through October 18 starting with player evaluations. Registration is open to first through sixth graders. Cost is $65 per player. Sign up before August 1 for the early-bird rate. Late sign-ups result in a $10 late fee. To register and to view game schedules, go to, call (435) 655-0999, or visit the field house.

Fall Soccer at Basin Rec

Fall is fast approaching, so it’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation Fall Soccer. Boys’ and girls’ teams, grades K through 9, will practice and play games twice a week from August 19 to October 12. Preschoolers will practice and play games once a week. Cost is $70 per player or $60 for preschoolers. Sign up before July 24 for the early-bird rate. Late sign-ups result in a $10 late fee. To register and to view game schedules, go to, call (435) 655-0999, or visit the field house.

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.

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 a.m. to 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 field house.

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, visit 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 p.m. to 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 through Oct. 9 on Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 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 through 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 was held June 29, 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 through 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 USGA. 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 to 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 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.

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 deadline for the next session is 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 six to 12 through exciting summer days filled with sports, games, arts and crafts and field trips. Full summer, weekly and daily drop-in campers are welcome. Camp runs through Aug. 20, Monday through 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 field house.

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 per day for three days, Mondays through Wednesdays. 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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