January 22, 2014
Local sports happenings in our area
Youth Soccer Academy
The Park City Soccer Club is starting its annual Spring Soccer Academy for youngsters 7-10 years old. The academy curriculum is based on fun, dynamic and age-appropriate training sessions to enhance a player’s technical skills. The academy is open to all skill levels and is a great way to be active and get ready for spring recreational soccer. The academy meets on Wednesday and Fridays starting Feb. 5 and ends May 16. Players may choose one or two days per week to participate and may join at any time. The cost is $140 for one day or $275 for two days per week. Players may join at any time and will pay a prorated price after the first two weeks. For more information, please call Matthew Terwillegar at 435-602-9401 or register at http://www.parkcitysoccer.org.
Guided Snowshoe Hike
Explore Basin Recreation’s winter trail system with the next free guided snowshoe hike on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Round Valley Trailhead on Old Ranch Road. 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 http://www.basinrecreation.org, like Snyderville Basin Recreation on Facebook, or call 435-655-0999.
Indoor Coed Volleyball
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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 435-615-5400 or visit parkcityrecreation.org.
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 http://www.basinrecreation.org 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 parkcitytennis.org or call 435-615-5429.
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.
Snowmobile Education Courses
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!
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.