December 3, 2013
Local sports happenings in our area
White Pine/TUNA Relay
Saturday, Dec. 7, White Pine and TUNA will be hosting a 3×5-kilometer fun race, with one leg classic and two free technique legs. Each skier will do one lap around White Pine’s 5K golf course loop. A shorter option is available for youngsters under 12. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. You can form a team there if you don’t have one already. Remember that parking is limited at White Pine, so please car pool.
Youth Crew December Bounce
The Basin Recreation Youth Crew presents the December Bounce! Kids ages 10 to 13 will head down to WAIRhouse Trampoline Park on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 2 to 6 p.m. Drop off and pickup are at the Trailside Park Room (5715 Trailside Drive). Cost is $25 and includes pizza. Space is limited to 20 participants, so be sure to sign up ASAP. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Basin Rec Golf Simulator
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Don’t lose your golf swing over the long winter months! Take advantage of the golf simulator at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse and schedule your one-hour tee time on Tuesday or Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Play a variety of courses throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia and improve your golf game. Cost is $10 per person per hour or $6 for the driving range only. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Sports Equipment Collection
On Friday, Dec. 6, Hearts Knit Together is collecting items for games/sports themed baskets. The baskets will be given to Peace House to be donated as Christmas gifts for other children. Hearts Knit Together is accepting sports balls, small sports equipment, cards, yo-yos, books about sports, board games, dice games, sports socks, jacks, safety equipment like guards, pads, etc. Trailside Elementary students can make their donations at school on Friday. For more information, email Amy Henry at email@example.com.
Canyons Epic Pass Deadline Extended
The deadline to purchase a Vail Resorts Epic Local Pass for $569 has been extended until Dec. 6. The pass includes "unlimited skiing and riding with holiday restrictions at Canyons, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood with unlimited, unrestricted access at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin." The pass costs $569 for adults, $429 for teens and $289 for children. Go to canyonsresort.com to purchase a pass or for more information.
Build Your Strength for the Slopes
This workshop, scheduled for Dec. 7, from 2-5 p.m. at the Silver Mountain Sports Club & Spa/Kimball Junction yoga room, focuses on developing specific strengthening exercises for your core, glutes and lower back to have a stronger, more stable, injury-free ski season. You will learn how to incorporate floor exercises into your daily routine that will specifically target your core and glutes, as well as identify which muscles are needed to generate more strength and power for your ski day. Handouts will be provided covering all the exercises you will learn. The workshop is $25 and is presented by Sharon Starika, Feldenkrais practitioner/movement educator. To pre-register, or for additional information, contact Starika at 435-655-1989 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.
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 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. 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.
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.
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.
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