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Local sports happenings in our area


Collin Lambert shot a hole-in-one at Park City Golf Club. The shot came on the 171-yard 13th hole. Lambert used an 8 iron. Jake Overson, David Payne and Jack Shipman witnessed the shot.


Maria Shiver shot a hole-in-one at Park City Golf Club. The shot came on the 95-yard second hole. Shiver used a 9 iron. Ben Elgrably witnessed the shot.

Parents Role in Their Athletes’ Development

The Park City Sport & Wellness Coalition is proud to present "Parents Role in Their Athletes’ Development" on May 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Auditorium. Finn Gundersen of High Performance Sport will mediate a panel of local Olympians, professional athletes and parents to discuss questions such as: What can we learn from their early childhood athletic experiences. What role did their parents play in their athletic development? What does the latest research teach us about participating in multiple sports versus early specialization? The presentation is free of charge.

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Basin Rec Youth Crew

Basin Recreation’s Youth Crew is rolling down to Boondocks for some May Mayhem on Saturday, May 17, from 12 to 5 p.m. Drop-off and pickup are at the Trailside Park Room (5715 Trailside Drive). Kids ages 10 to 13 will enjoy unlimited fun with go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, laser tag, batting cages, food, and more! Cost is $40 per person and includes $5 at the arcade. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Friday Skate Jam

Beginner, intermediate and advanced street divisions will compete in a jam-format event that is fun for both spectators and competitors on Friday, May 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Park City Skate Park. Space is limited, so pre-register for $10 at the PC MARC. Same-day registration is $15. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Community Soccer Meeting

Park City Soccer Club will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, in the Community Room at the Trailside Offices to answer any questions concerning competitive-level youth soccer. Park City Soccer Club offers competitive soccer programs for boys and girls age 6-18. Team tryouts for the 2014-15 seasons are May 19-30. If you have any questions and cannot attend the informational meeting, please contact PCSC Coaching Director Bob Martin at 435-655-5766 or .

Women’s Fly Fishing Clinic

High Country Fly Fishers, a chapter of Trout Unlimited, and Jan’s Mountain Outfitters are jointly sponsoring the annual Women’s Fly Fishing Clinic. The event covers three days: Wednesday, May 14, with classroom instruction in the evening; Thursday, May 15, with casting instruction in the evening; and Saturday, May 17, with on-stream instruction for a half day. The clinic is open to the public. Cost for all three days is $30 and rental equipment, from rods and reels to boots and waders will be provided at no charge for the event, courtesy of Jan’s. Enrollment is limited to the first 20 paid participants and the clinic always fills up fast! If you need more information, go to and click on the link on the calendar. To sign up, contact Pat Ronneburg at or call 435-659-1275 or Mike Leigh at or 435-901-8486.

Fieldhouse Fitness Festival

Join Basin Recreation’s Fieldhouse Fitness Festival on Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the expanded Fieldhouse. Check out free fitness class samplings in the new classrooms, demo new equipment, and consult with wellness professionals. During the event only, purchase any Fieldhouse pass at a 20-percent discount. For more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Wellness Week at the PC MARC

Join the PC MARC and local health experts for Wellness Week, May 5-9. Free activities that will promote healthy living include education, health screenings and lunchtime learning sessions. For more info and a schedule of activities, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Basin Rec Summer Camps

Basin Recreation is getting ready for summer! So, it’s time to sign up for summer camps. Sign up for a day, a week, or the whole summer for new and classic Basin Recreation adventures. Be sure to check out our most popular camps like our Sailing Adventure, Mountain Biking, and All Out Adventure Camps. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. To sign up, visit 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

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 or call 435-655-0999.

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.

Minikickers Soccer

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 or call 435-655-0999.

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 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. Leagues will run from May through June. To register, visit 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 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 or call 435-655-0999.

Play Magazine now online

This annual publication is now digital and can be found online at 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 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 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

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 or call 435-655-0999.

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.

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