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Sports Briefs

Local sports happenings in our area

Hole in One

On July 24, Dave Fields shot a hole-in-one on the 11th hole at Jeremy Ranch. It was a 160-yard par 3, and Fields hit a five iron. It was witnessed by Andy Bernhard, John Plavocos and Dave Queri.

Hole in One

On July 3, Dr. Frank Bentley shot a hole-in-one on the 13th hole at Park City Golf Course. Bentley used a six iron for the 148-yard shot. It was witnessed by Gene Bentley, Kris Chipman and Dr. Terry Chipman.

Youth Football Leagues

Calling all youth football players ages 8-14 years old: Be part of a winning tradition! Registration is now open for the 2013 football season. Equipment handout will be the week of July 29. The registration deadline is Aug. 1. Practice begins Aug. 5. The cost is $265 and need-based scholarships are available. Register online at:

Newpark Miles

Lace up your running shoes on Monday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. for the last Newpark Miles of the summer. Bring 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. The event is chip timed with a start arch, music, finisher prizes and your race bib will get you discounts for dinner around Newpark. The LIFT Grill & Lounge is the presenting sponsor for this last race of the series. The cost is $10 for adults/ $5 for kids 8 and under. Register and learn more at

PCSC Academy Camp

Park City Soccer Club will be running its annual Academy Soccer Camp Aug. 12-15 for players ages 6-9. For more information and registration, please access Park City Soccer Club online at or contact Matt Terwillegar, the PCSC Academy Director, at or (435) 602-9401.

Park City Extreme Cup

Park City Soccer Club will be hosting the 10th annual Park City Extreme Cup Soccer Tournament Aug. 1-3 at venues throughout Park City, Oakley and Heber. The Extreme Cup is one of the largest youth soccer tournaments in the Intermountain West and attracts over 340 teams. For game schedules, please visit the Extreme Cup online at

The "Woody" Social

Dig out your wooden tennis racquets and sport your tennis whites to the fourth annual "Woody" Social at the PC MARC. This last hoorah on the outdoor courts before construction begins will take place Saturday, Aug. 10, from noon to 5 p.m. It’s a potluck social, so please bring a beverage and a side dish. The fee to participate is $20. To sign up, call 615-5401.

Girls’ Water Ramp Camp

Calling all girls! Come to Axis Freeskiing’s All Girls Water Ramp Camp and spend two fun-filled days with women coaches from Axis Freeskiing at the Utah Olympic Park. Jump on the trampolines and ski into the pool learning new tricks and perfecting old ones. There will be additional fun girl activities and a video of the camp experience at the end. The camp is for ages 7 and up and caters to both beginner and advanced skiing levels. The two sessions will run July 29-30 and August 15-16. Registration costs $95. Email or visit to sign up.

Coed 7v7 Soccer League

It’s time to get your team together for Park City Recreation’s coed soccer league. Games will be played under the lights at the Park City Sports Complex on Thursday evenings. The league runs Aug. 15 to Oct. 17 for players 18 and older. The deadline to register your team is Aug. 8, and the fee per team is $325. Register at or call 615-5401 for more info.

Power2Hour Challenge

With two hours on the clock, the Power2Hour Challenge is a different way to run 10 kilometers in one central location. Participants check off a six-mile run broken up by multiple body weight drills, field exercises and resistance intervals over the two hour duration. There will be music and goodies for all. The finisher stretch is led by lululemon ambassador, Joanna Khan. The event will be held Saturday, July 27, at 7 a.m. at Trailside Park. Registration costs $22. Register at Email questions to

Adult Learn to Play

Want to improve your hockey game? Need some extra ice time? Park City Ice Arena is offering another Adult Learn to Play beginning Wednesday, July 31, for four weeks. Classes will be on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. The cost is $70. Sign up online at or call the front desk at (435) 615-5707.

Paddleboard Fitness and Yoga Classes

Park City Standup Paddleboarding offers on-the-water yoga classes every Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. PC SUP also offers paddleboard fitness classes on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. The classes cost $20 each and include a board rental. PC SUP is located at 1375 Deer Valley Drive. Log on to for more information.

Movie in the Park

Grab a blanket and bundle up for a movie in the park hosted by Basin Recreation on Saturday, July 27, at Willow Creek Park. ET: The Extra Terrestrial will play for free at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Keep an eye out for The Princess Bride and a BBQ at Trailside Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, as well. For more information, visit or call (435) 649-1564.

Basin Rec Guided Hike

Explore Basin Recreation’s vast trail system with a free guided hike on Saturday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m. on Short Stack. Meet the group at No Worries Café in Summit Park. Hikes last an hour and a half to two hours. The trails staff picked a different trail for every few weeks for the rest of the summer. See the website for a full list of dates and locations. 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) 655-0999.

PCHS Boys’ Golf Tryouts

The Park City boys’ golf team will be hosting tryouts on the dates listed below. Please contact Coach Murphy at if you have a conflict with any of the days. To sign up, go to the PCHS district website, click Forms, and type PCHS Athletic Tryout Checklist – due July 31. All other athletic forms are due once the team is announced on Aug. 8. The times below indicate when to show up to the course that day. Please wear golf attire. Tryouts will be held Wednesday, July 31, at Park City Golf Course at 6:30 a.m.; Thursday, Aug. 1 at Jeremy Golf Course at 6:30 a.m.; Monday, Aug. 5, at Park City Golf Course at 7 a.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Park Meadows at 7 a.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Jeremy Golf Course at 6:30 a.m.; and Thursday, Aug. 8, at Park Meadows at 7 a.m.

Mountain Trails Foundation Needs Volunteers

The Mountain Trails Foundation needs volunteers for several upcoming events, including the Jupiter Peak Steeplechase on Aug. 3, the Park City Marathon on Aug. 17, the Mid Mountain Marathon on Sept. 7 and the Tour des Suds on Sept. 15. Please note that the most pressing need is for aid stations and course marshals at the Park City Marathon. This event is a huge fundraiser for the trail system and will have about 2,000 athlete-participants. To sign up, please go to and click the volunteer page. Next to each event you will find a link to the online sign-up.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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