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Local sports happenings in our area

PCHS Boys’ Basketball Meeting

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, there will be a meeting for all boys in grades 9-12 interested in playing basketball for PCHS this coming season. The meeting will be at 2:45 p.m. in Coach Fine’s room (Room 23) at the high school. The meeting will discuss fall workouts, open gyms, skill sessions, AAU games and tryout dates. If you are planning on trying out for the Miners’ boys’ basketball team or even considering trying out, this meeting is for you.

Basin Rec Bike Clinic

Bike with Basin Recreation during a series of adult beginner mountain bike clinics on Sept. 5, 12 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn the basics and connect with new riders. Bike-handling skills will include steep inclines and descents, switchbacks, and cornering. Meeting locations are various trailheads (check website). Cost is $10 per clinic. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. For more information, visit or call (435) 655-0999.

Go Putt Yourself

The Minvitational is making its Park City debut Sunday, Sept. 8, and is built around a foundation of sport, hospitality and good will. The beautiful mini golf course at Canyons will tee up tournament energy, dapper attire and the Minvitational’s most iconic moments. CooperWynn Real Estate & Events is proud to make fun of fundraising and rally some fantastic Parkites to wish our Miners hockey friends the best. $40 per person entry fee with great raffle items and prizes. There is a 2 p.m. shotgun start. Registration and more info can be found at

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Park City Soccer Club Fall Youth Academy

Is your son or daughter new to soccer or a player with a few years under his or her belt? No matter what their experience, the Park City Soccer Club Youth Academy is an ideal environment for them to be introduced to new skills or get a lot of touches on the ball. Registration for fall sessions are now available online at If you have questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact Matt Terwillegar, PCSC Academy Director, at or (435) 602-9401.

PC MARC Fall Fitness Schedule

The fall fitness schedule is loading up with lots of classes. Beginning in September, the MARC is adding evening Spinning, Breath & Posture, and Zumba classes. Check online at http://www.parkcityrecreation for the group fitness schedule or call 615-5401.

PCHS Hockey Registration

Practice started Sept. 3 at the Park City Ice Arena. The parents meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. also at the PC Ice Arena. All grade 9-12 PCHS students, male and female, are welcome. For information contact Scott Benson at or head coach Aaron Dufford at

PCHS Girls’ Lacrosse Fall Ball

It’s time to register for PCHS girls’ lacrosse fall ball. Open to girls in grades 9-12, the season runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 14. Practices are held every Monday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Knoop Field. It’s a great way to get to know your future Spring teammates and high school coaches. Registration opened on Aug. 30 at Follow the link to the girls’ high school home page. Contact any PCLO Girls Committee Members with any questions (contact information available on website).

Tae Kwon Do at Basin Rec

Learn the fundamentals of self defense in the traditional Korean martial art of Tae Kwon Do with Basin Recreation! Youths (ages 8 and above) and adults are invited to take part in the fall session from Sept. 10 through Nov. 26 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Trailside Park Fitness Room. Build character, fitness and discipline in a fun, family-oriented environment with a USTF-certified instructor. Cost is $100 for the entire fall session. To register, visit or call (435) 655-0999.

Dryland Training at the PC MARC

Dryland Training, designed for those seeking personal-training attention in a group setting, runs Aug. 27 to Oct. 3 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the PC MARC. The program will help increase muscular endurance levels and prepare for seasonal activities. The fee is $145 and deadline to register is Aug. 25. For info, visit or call 615-5400.

Fall Junior Tennis

Park City Recreation offers Session 1 of Fall Junior Tennis Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 26 to Oct. 19. All levels of high school, grades 8-12, are welcome. Team A, for intermediate and advanced tournament players, meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 4:30 to 6 p.m., at City Park. Team B, for beginner and intermediate non-tournament players ages 10-13, plays Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Players ages 3-10 meet Monday to Thursday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For info and registration, visit or call 615-5400.

Bike With Basin

Bike with Basin Recreation during an adult beginner mountain-bike clinic on Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn the basics and connect with new riders. Bike handling skills will include steep inclines and descents, switchbacks, and cornering. Meet at the Trailside Bike Park on Tuesday for skills training and a short ride around Round Valley. Meet at the Fieldhouse at Kimball Junction on Thursday to ride the Glenwild Trail. Cost is $20 per clinic. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. For more information, visit or call (435) 655-0999.

Back to Cool

Don’t miss Back to Cool, Monday, Sept. 9, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Try ice skating for the first time or practice your skating and get ready for fall class. Meet with participants from Ice Miner youth hockey, Figure Skating Club of Park City and the Park City Speed Skating Club and learn about their programs. This is a free event (admission and skate rental included).

Skating and Hockey Academy

Skating Academy classes are Monday or Saturday this fall. Hockey Academy classes will be on Tuesdays or Thursdays. New on Tuesdays this fall is Basic Hockey Skating. Early registration for all classes is open and prices will increase on Sept. 4. Visit for more information or call (435) 615-5707 to register.

All-Girls Skate Session

Girls ages five and older are invited to learn to skate in this fun clinic that offers instruction for all levels. The clinic runs Sept. 8-29 on Sundays, 10-11:30 a.m., at the Park City Skate Park. Helmets and pads are required, and equipment is available upon request. Register by Sept. 6 online at or call 615-5400.

Parent/Kid Skateboard Clinic

Parents and kids are welcome to learn to skateboard and enjoy the Park City Skate Park together. The next sessions are Sept. 8-29 on Sundays, 8:30 to 10 a.m., for adults and children six years and older. Helmets and pads are required, and equipment is available upon request. Register by Sept. 6 online at or call 615-5400.

Miners Day Bowl Jam

Park City Recreation presents the Park City Miners Day Bowl Jam at the Park City Skate Park on Monday, Sept. 2, 3-6 p.m. Participants in the Open Amateur division will compete for great prize packages. Those competing in the Pro division can win a purse prize of more than $1,000. Space is limited. Pre-register at EPIC Boardshop or the PC MARC for $20. For info, visit or call 615-5400.

Primal Move at Silver Mountain

Primal Move is not your typical gym workout. It is a hot new fitness trend that brings back the playful side of exercise. There is purpose, direction, and a primary goal to move and feel better when you leave than when you arrived. It’s perfect for athletes who want to prevent injuries or anyone wanting to improve balance and flexibility. Silver Mountain Sports Club offers Primal Move classes at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday mornings in Prospector Park through certified personal trainer Kevin Rail. Drop-in fee is $15 or 11-class punch passes are available for $100. Contact Rail for more information at (435) 729-0797 or

Mountain Trails Foundation Needs Volunteers

The Mountain Trails Foundation needs volunteers for upcoming events, including the Mid Mountain Marathon on Sept. 7 and the Tour des Suds on Sept. 15. To sign up, please go to and click on the volunteer page. Next to each event you will find a link to the online sign-up.

Youth Lacrosse Registration

Park City Youth Lacrosse registration is now open for boys in grades 1-8 and girls in grades 3-8. More information can be found on the website at Register today.

Basin Rec Flag Football

It’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation’s NFL Flag Football. Games and practices will be held at the Fieldhouse from Aug. 26 through Oct. 18 starting with player evaluations. Registration is open to first through sixth graders. Cost is now $75 per player. To register and view game schedules, go to , call (435) 655-0999 , or visit the Fieldhouse.

Swing for Sports

Join Basin Recreation for the first Swing for Sports golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Park City Golf Course. Four-person teams will play in a scramble format with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Enjoy sports-themed hole challenges with prizes along the course. All proceeds will help underprivileged youth stay active in sports programs at an affordable cost through the scholarship program. For more information and to register, visit or call (435) 655-0999 .

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 session. Classes are 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 Dr. Log on to for more information.

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.

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.

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 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.