April 18, 2014
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, April 19, 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.
Park City Recreation Skate Clinics
Park City Recreation’s All-Girls Skate Session and Parent/Kid Skateboard Clinic run from May 4 to June 1 at the Park City Skate Park. Instruction is offered for all levels, beginner to advanced. Helmets and pads are required, and some loaner equipment is available. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Register for Parent/Kid clinics by May 2 and All-Girls by May 4. For more info and to register, call 435-615-5400 or visit parkcityrecreation.org.
Intro to Lacrosse
Basin Recreation is gearing up for our Introduction to Lacrosse program every Saturday from May 3 through 24 at Matt Knoop Park. Kindergarten through third graders will learn the fundamentals of the game and be provided with a stick and eye protection for practice. Cost is $45 per player and the registration deadline is May 1. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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8-and-Under Red Ball/Balloon Tennis
PC Tennis offers Spring Tennis for age 8-and-under juniors at the PC MARC. Beginner to intermediate players welcome. Sessions are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., April 21 to May 31. Single- and multi-day registrations are available. For more info call Tamarin Espinoza in the tennis office at 435-615-5429.
Team A and B Junior Tennis
PC Tennis offers Spring Tennis for Team A and B junior tennis players ages 9 to 13 at the PC MARC. Beginner to intermediate players welcome. Team A is for intermediate to advanced tournament players and Team B is for beginner to intermediate non-tournament players. Sessions are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 6 p.m., April 21 to May 31. Single and multi-day registrations are available. For more info call Tamarin Espinoza in the tennis office at 435-615-5429.
Spring Tennis for High Schoolers
PC Tennis offers Spring Tennis for grades 8 to 12 at the PC MARC. Beginner to intermediate players welcome. Clinics are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-4:30 p.m., April 21 to May 31. Single and multi-day registrations are available. For more info call Tamarin Espinoza in the tennis office at 435-615-5429.
Join the Minikickers program with Basin Recreation and Challenger Sports on Mondays from April 21 through May 19 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Matt Knoop Park. Kids 3-5 years old can learn basic soccer skills while developing strength, balance and coordination. Cost is $65 per player. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Tony Hedgecock Memorial
A celebration of Tony’s life will be held at the Mountain Life Church, 7375 N. Silver Creek Rd., in Park City on Saturday, April 26, with the service at 1 p.m., followed by a gathering of friends and family to honor and remember Tony. Everyone is invited to a "Ski for Tony" day on Sunday, April 27, at Alta Ski Resort. There will be a BBQ at Wildcat base parking lot, Tony Style! RSVP for ski day email@example.com.
Park City Recreation Softball
Park City Recreation offers seven leagues of adult softball all week long from May 12 to August 31. Coed and men’s leagues play at the Park City Sports Complex and City Park in the evenings. Get your teams together and register by April 24. The fee is $480 for coed teams and $460 for men’s teams. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Monday Skating Academy
This class at the Park City Ice Arena is offered for skaters of the Snow Flakes 1 and 2, Snow Flurries, Ice Cubes, Icicles, Blizzard and Ice Crystals levels. It shares ice with Hockey Academy’s Basic Hockey Skating and Learn to Play Hockey. The classes take place on April 21 and 28, and May 5, 12 and 19. Registration costs $60 until April 13 and $72 starting April 14.
Wednesday Lunch Bunch
This class at the Park City Ice Arena is for adults interested in learning to skate or brushing up on their stride. The classes will be held April 23 and 30, and May 7, 14, 21 and 28. Class registration is $72 until April 13 and $80 starting April 14.
Basic Hockey Skating
Basic Hockey Skating at the Park City Ice Arena is for new and beginning hockey skaters (4-6 years old). Helmets are required. Full equipment is not required but is highly recommended. Equipment will be available to rent for $15. Availability is limited, so please request an equipment fitting at least one week prior to the first day of class. The classes run April 21 and 28, and May 5, 12 and 19. Registration is $60 until April 13, $72 starting April 14.
This class at the Park City Ice Arena is for skaters who have passed Basic Hockey Skating or Ice Cubes in hockey skates and can skate forward, wiggle backward and stop comfortably. Equipment is required and will be available to rent for $15. Availability is limited, so please request an equipment fitting at least one week prior to the first day of class. Classes will be held April 22 and 29, and May 6, 13 and 20. Registration is $70 until April 13, $78 starting April 14.
Learn to Play Hockey
This class, at the Park City Ice Arena, is for skaters (ages 7+) who are able to skate forward, backward and stop comfortably. Equipment is required and will be available to rent for $15. Availability is limited, so please request equipment fitting at least one week prior to the first day of class. The classes will be held April 21 and 28, and May 5, 12 and 19. Registration is $70 until April 13, $78 starting April 14.
Lap Pool Opening at PC MARC
The PC MARC lap pool opened for the spring season on April 1. Open swim is weekdays 1:30 to 7 p.m. and weekends 12 to 5 p.m. Master swim is weekdays 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. For info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Spring Baseball and Softball
Baseball and softball are kicking into high gear! From Blast Ball through ninth-grade Pony and Thunder divisions, Basin Recreation is offering a wide range of tee-ball, baseball, and softball leagues. Evaluations will be held the week of April 21 at The Fieldhouse. Leagues will run from May through June. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
RUN with Basin Recreation
Whether you are preparing for a 5K, training for your first half-marathon or Running with Ed, join Basin Recreation as we have fun while we run! A RUN fitness class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at The Fieldhouse through May 8. Cost for all 10 sessions is $80. Runners must pre-register. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Spring Indoor Soccer Academy
Just before we’re ready to head back outside, Basin Recreation is offering a Spring Indoor Soccer Academy coached by Park City Soccer Club. Clinics will be held on Tuesdays through May 22 at The Fieldhouse. Six- and seven-year-olds will play from 4 to 5 p.m., and eight- and nine-year-olds will play from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $60 per player. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Play Magazine now online
This annual publication is now digital and can be found online at http://www.parkcityrecreation.org. Youth and adult recreation program information is available. Youth summer program registration opens April 1. Park City Recreation offers a wide variety of programs including adventure camps, dirt-jump clinics, skateboard camps, soccer programs, summer day camp, swim lessons and summer tennis camps. Adult programs include softball leagues, volleyball leagues, bike clinics and more.
Start Smart Soccer
This parent/child program prepares children for organized soccer in a fun environment. A variety of skills are taught, including dribbling, kicking, passing, trapping, agility and throw-ins. A parent must be present each week to work one-on-one with their child, ages three to five. The program is on Saturdays from April 26 to May 31, in 45-minute sessions from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fee is $65. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Youth Karate at the PC MARC
Park City Recreation’s next session of Youth Karate at the PC MARC is April 21 to June 2 on Mondays and Wednesdays for Tiny Tigers (ages 4-6) and Ninjas (beginners). Class times are 3:45-4:30 p.m. for Tiny Tigers and 4:30-5:30 p.m. for Ninjas. Children will build confidence, self-discipline and fitness that will have a positive, lasting effect. Register at parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Youth Soccer Academy
The Park City Soccer Club is holding its annual Spring Soccer Academy for kids ages 7-10. The academy curriculum is based on fun, dynamic and age-appropriate training sessions to enhance 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. It meets on Wednesday and Fridays through May 16. Players may choose one or two days per week to participate. 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.
Speed Bag Training at PC MARC
The PC MARC is now offering speed-bag training with private instruction. Speed-bag training 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.
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.
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.
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. Tuesdays and Thursdays 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.