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Local sports happenings in our area

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, Jan. 11, 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 or call 435-655-0999.

Indoor Coed Volleyball

Get your teams together for 6v6 Winter Coed Volleyball League at the PC MARC. USA Volleyball officials will officiate all games. The League runs Wednesdays, Feb. 5 to April 23, 6 to 10 p.m. Players 18 and over are welcome, and there is a $300 per-team fee. Registration deadline is Jan. 30. For info and to register, call 615-5400 or visit

PC MARC Winter Workout Special

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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 or call 435-615-5400.

Guided Snowshoe Hike

Explore Basin Recreation’s winter trail system with the first free guided snowshoe hike of the season this Saturday, Jan. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bad Apple Trailhead. Hikes last one to two hours. Snowshoes are recommended and be sure to pack plenty of water! For more information, a full winter snowshoe schedule, and last minute updates, visit, like Snyderville Basin Recreation on Facebook, or call 435-655-0999.

First Aid/CPR Course

Certified National Safety Council Instructors will teach First Aid, CPR and AED skills in a course that meets national safety standards. The course will be held at the PC MARC on Jan. 13, 5:30 to 10 p.m. The fee is $50 and registration deadline is Jan. 12. For info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Winter Trails Day at Soldier Hollow

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to cross country ski, now’s your chance. Soldier Hollow Resort hosts the annual Winter Trails Day Saturday, Jan. 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This program is completely free for first time skiers. Trail passes and equipment will be issued free of charge along with free mini lessons. All ages are invited. Pre-registration is not necessary, but you will need to sign a waiver and get a ski ticket when you arrive. For more information call 435-654-2002 or visit or

Christmas Tree Pickup

On Jan. 11 and 12, the Park City High School lacrosse teams will be performing their annual Christmas tree pickups across Park City. For a tax-deductible donation of $25, members of the team will stop by to pick up discarded Christmas trees and take them to be mulched or otherwise recycled. To sign up for a pickup, visit Only online orders will be accepted.

H.I.T with WHIT

Step into the new year on a healthy foot with Basin Recreation’s H.I.T. with WHIT at The Fieldhouse every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. from Jan. 7 through Feb. 6. Cost for all 10 sessions is $70. To register and for more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Speed Bag Training at PC MARC

The PC MARC is now offering speed bag training with private instruction. Speed bag training is fun and offers a phenomenal cardio workout while improving strength, hand-eye coordination, self esteem and confidence. Sessions are offered at 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Call Ernest at 435-615-8486 to schedule lessons.

Youth Tennis Clinics at the PC MARC

Winter Youth Tennis Clinics are offered at the PC MARC for all ages and abilities, from Jan. 6 to Feb. 15. Single or multiple-day registration is available. For schedules and to register, visit or call 435-615-5429.

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 $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

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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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