November 22, 2013
Local sports happenings in our area
Women’s Ski Jumpers in New York Times Magazine
The Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team, based in Park City, will be the featured cover story of New York Times Magazine which will go on sale this Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. "Who Said Girls Can’t Jump? First there was the struggle to make women’s ski jumping an Olympic sport. Now the American Team just wants to win." The story is also online at: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/24/magazine/who-said-girls-cant-jump.html?_r=0 . In conjunction with the release of this cover story the organization is launching a new fundraising campaign to make up the $70,000 budget short fall. For more information on how you can help these Park City ladies please visit: http://www.wsjusa.com/donate.
Healthy Holidays at Basin Rec
It’s beginning to look a lot like fitness! Join Basin Recreation for Healthy Holidays at The Fieldhouse from Dec. 9-20. Classes will be held Monday through Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Workouts vary each day to maximize your workout and keep the holiday pounds far away! Cost is $50 for all ten sessions or $8 drop-in for each session. To register and for more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
PCHS Boys’ Lacrosse Meeting
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The Park City High School boys’ lacrosse team’s spring meeting will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 6-8 p.m. in the small lecture hall at PCHS. The meeting is mandatory for anyone in grades 9-12 who wants to play lacrosse this spring. More information can be found at parkcitylacrosse.org.
Thanksgiving Master Classes
Join Basin Recreation on Thanksgiving Day for two pre-dinner workouts at The Fieldhouse even before your first bite of turkey! Group Cycle will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and the Turkey Burn will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. $10 drop-in fee only. No monthly or fitness punch passes. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655.0999.
Thanksgiving Day Workouts at the PC MARC
The PC MARC will be open 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, and admission is free for all who bring a canned food donation. Earn your Thanksgiving feast with an expansive offering of morning classes at the PC MARC. Thanksgiving morning classes begin at 7:30 a.m. and include spin, Zumba, yoga, step, kickbox, core, pilates and pain-free posture. Adult Drop-in Basketball is open 9 to 11 a.m. So, before you gobble, gobble, get that workout it! For info call 615-5400 or visit parkcityrecreation.org.
Basin Rec Basketball Clinics
Does your third through eighth grader want to learn the fundamentals of basketball? Join Basin Recreation for a series of Skills and Drills Basketball Clinics on Dec. 6 and Dec. 20 at the Ecker Hill Middle School gym. Third through fifth grade will meet from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and sixth through eighth grade will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. The cost is $40 per player. For more information and to register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Snowmobile Education Courses
With snowmobile season just around the corner, Utah State Parks and Recreation reminds young riders and their parents that state-required youth snowmobile education courses are available online at ohv.utah.gov. Utah law requires youths ages 8 to 16 to complete a Utah State Parks Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Education Course before operating a machine on public lands or trails. Anyone over age 16 without a valid driver’s license must also complete the course to legally operate an OHV on public land. Course fees are $30 and upon successful completion of coursework, students can print temporary certificates and later receive permanent certificates by mail. For more information, visit ohv.utah.gov, call 801-538-7433. Ride on Utah!
Basin Rec November Pass Sale
Are you anticipating loads of holiday treats in the coming months? Then take advantage of Basin Recreation’s November Pass Sale. All six-month and one-year memberships are 15% off. Fitness class add-ons are also available. To start a new membership or renew an existing one, call 435-655-0999 or stop by The Fieldhouse.
Basin Rec Jr. Jazz Basketball
Get ready to shoot some hoops! Basin Recreation’s Jr. Jazz basketball will run from Jan. 6 through March 7. Third through eighth graders will play twice a week at Ecker Hill, Treasure Mountain, or Trailside Elementary. Player evaluations will be held in early December. Cost is $70. And be sure to sign up before Dec. 1 to avoid a $10 late fee. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Holiday Spin 350 Challenge
The PC MARC will keep you riding this winter season while Park City’s 350 miles of trails are snow packed. Join the awesome spin instructors in covering 350 miles in the comfort of a spin studio with a view. Earn 15 miles per one-hour spin class you attend. Log your total miles to date on the Park City Recreation Facebook page at the end of each week, Nov. 1 to Jan. 31, as you race to complete a total of 350. Finisher prizes will be awarded! For info visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Ski Conditioning at Basin Rec
Want to get in shape for the ski season? Check out Basin Recreation’s Ski Conditioning fitness class at The Fieldhouse on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. from Nov. 5 to Dec. 5. The class will focus on speed, agility, balance, and strength. Cost is $70 for 10 sessions. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Noon Drop-In Basketball at the PC MARC
Get your workout in during your lunch break with this friendly basketball scrimmage for every skill level, offered Monday through Friday, noon to 2 p.m. at the PC MARC gymnasium. Free with a facility pass or $7 for non-pass holders. For info, visit parkcityrecreation.org 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 popular, 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 more info, visit parkcityrecreation.com or call 615-5400.
Thanksgiving Break Basic Skating Camp
No school? That’s cool, hit the ice at Park City Ice Arena’s Basic Skating Camp on Wednesday, Nov. 27, from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants will enjoy two on-ice group classes and practice sessions as well as a fun off-ice activity. Send campers with warm clothes and a healthy snack! Call the ice arena front desk at 435-615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
Barre Classes at the PC MARC
New to the MARC: Strengthen your core and increase flexibility with a unique workout using the ballet barre along with other fitness equipment. "Barre Fit" is Tuesday and Thursday at noon, and "Barre Tone" is Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Daily class rates apply or included in class pass. Call 615-5401 or visit parkcityrecreation.org for more information.
Spin Classes at the PC MARC
More classes are available at the PC MARC now that the fall weather is upon us. Spin classes are now offered Monday through Saturday at various times. Visit parkcityrecreation.org for the current fitness schedule or call 615-5401 for more information.
Performance Sports Training at Athletic Republic
If you are looking for an off-season training solution, Athletic Republic has something for you. Athletic Republic offers speed and agility training programs for the field-sport athlete as well as multiple training programs for the endurance athlete. Call Taylor at 435-729-7230 for more information on the September promotion or to schedule a free trial session.
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 email@example.com.