December 13, 2013
Local sports happenings in our area
Women’s Self-Defense Class
On Sunday, Dec. 15, Peter Iacavazzi will host "A Fighting Chance," a women’s self-defense course, at Black Diamond Gymnastics. The class, which runs from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., teaches women the basics of self-defense for the first two hours, followed by a simulated real-world defense scenario in the last half hour. The cost is $45 and you can register at the door. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Aaron Alford Foundation.
Playin’ the Basin Way
Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in the adaptive (physical, mental or other limitation) populations and their siblings on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. Enjoy bounce houses, bowling, hula hoops, sports, and much more. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Basin Rec Holiday Baseball Clinic
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Looking for your kids to play some sports over winter break? Sign up for Basin Recreation’s Holiday Break Baseball Clinic on Dec. 20 and 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. Coed players ages 7 to 14 will practice hitting, throwing, and field work with high school, college, and professional coaches. Cost is $30 per day or $50 for both days. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Park City Skating Academy Monday Class
The first Skating Academy class is Monday, Jan. 6. Classes run for 6 weeks on Mondays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. The cost to register is $72 before Dec. 30 and $80 on or after Dec. 30. Registration includes six 30-minute classes, practice time and free admission and skate rental to Saturday morning open skates during the Early Winter Session. Call the Ice Arena Front Desk at 435-615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
Park City Skating Academy Saturday Class
The first Skating Academy class is Saturday, Jan. 18. Classes run for 10 weeks on Saturdays from 9:15-10 a.m. Cost to register is $120 before Dec. 30 and $130 after Dec. 30. Registration includes 10 30-minute classes, practice time and free admission and skate rental to Saturday morning Open Skates during the Winter Semester. Call the Ice Arena Front Desk at 435-615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
Skating Academy Lunch Bunch
This is an adult skating class perfect for a mid-day break from your routine. The first class is Wednesday, Jan. 8. Classes run for six weeks on Wednesdays from 12:30-1 p.m. Cost to register is $72 before Dec. 30 and $80 on or after Dec. 30. Registration includes six 30-minute classes, practice time and free admission and skate rental to Saturday morning open skates during the Early Winter Session. Call the Ice Arena Front Desk at 435-615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
Small & Tall Skating
This class is a great opportunity for you to get your little ones on the ice. This class is designed for pre-school and kindergarten age children accompanied by a parent or guardian. The first class is Friday, Jan. 10. Classes run for five weeks on Fridays from 11-11:30 a.m. Cost to register is $60 before Dec. 30 and $68 on or after Dec. 30. Registration includes five 20-minute classes, practice time and free admission and skate rental to Saturday morning open skates during the Early Winter Session. Call the Ice Arena Front Desk at 435-615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
Park City Skating and Hockey Academy Open House
Join us on the ice on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 5:15-6 p.m. for an Open House. Learn about the upcoming Skating and Hockey classes. Admission to the open house and skate rentals are free. Call the ice arena front desk at 435-615-5707 for more information.
Winter Break Basic Skating Camp at Park City Ice Arena
No school? That’s cool, hit the ice at Park City Ice Arena’s Basic Skating Camp on Friday, Dec. 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.
National Skating Month
There will be a free Open Skate at the Park City Ice Arena on Jan. 4 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in celebration of National Skating Month! Admission and skate rental are free and there is lots of great swag!
Learn to Play Hockey
Learn to Play Hockey’s next session starts Thursday, Jan. 9, or Monday, Jan. 6. Classes are either Mondays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. or Thursdays 4:30-5:15 p.m. Learn to Play Hockey is for youth ages 5-12. Registration for Learn to Play is $85 before Dec. 30 and $93 on or after Dec. 30. Equipment may be rented, if available, for $15. Equipment fitting must be done at least one week prior to the start of class. Call the Ice Arena Front Desk at (435) 615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
Basic Hockey Skating
Basic Hockey Skating is Thursdays 4:30-5:15 p.m. $72 prior to Dec. 30 and $80 on or after Dec. 30. Basic Hockey Skating is for ages 4-12 years. Registration includes six 30-minute classes, practice time, free admission and skate rental to Saturday morning open skates during the Early Winter Session. Equipment may be rented, if available, for $15. Equipment fitting must be done at least one week prior to the start of class. Call the Ice Arena Front Desk at (435) 615-5707 to register or go to http://www.parkcityice.org.
PC MARC Winter Workout Special
Get a jump on the New Year with the PC MARC’s discount pass offer. One month and three month facility passes are 20 percent off thru Jan. 15. Single, couple, senior and military rates are all discounted. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Little Foot Indoor Soccer
Snow is starting to fall, so let’s take the games inside! Basin Recreation’s Little Foot Indoor Soccer will run from Jan. 6 through Feb. 12. Preschoolers through 2nd graders will play on either Monday or Wednesday at The Fieldhouse. All divisions are coed and league games will be 4v4. Cost is $50 per player. Sign up before Dec. 15 to avoid a $10 late fee. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Basin Rec Holiday Break Camp
The holiday season is here and the kids are ready for a break! Join Basin Recreation’s Holiday Break Camp on Dec. 26-27 and Jan. 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Middle School gym. Early drop-off will be at 8 a.m. and late pickup will be at 5 p.m. Campers must bring lunches, water bottles, swimsuits, and towels. Winter clothes are optional for sledding. Helmets are required for those who would like to sled. Cost is $40 per day or $75 for two days. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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
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.
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.
Basin Rec Basketball Clinics
Does your third through eighth grader want to learn the fundamentals of basketball? Join Basin Recreation for a Skills and Drills Basketball Clinic on 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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