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Sports Briefs

Local sports happenings in our area

World Cup at the Fieldhouse

Come help Park City Soccer Club cheer on the USA in the opening round of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The game against Ghana will be broadcast live on the giant screen at the Basin Rec Fieldhouse Monday, June 16, at 4 p.m. Bring your own lawn chair and blanket.

Fourth of July Fun Run

Kick off the Fourth of July with the 32nd annual 5K Fun Run and help support the kids of the Park City Ski Team along with Cole Sport, Industrial Supply, Chase Bank, and Jim Clifford Builders. Adults can preregister for $30 and kids under 12 for $20 at Cole Sport until 5 p.m. July 3 or online at Race-day registration is $35 or $25 for kids under 12 at Cole Sport’s Park Avenue store from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. T-shirts, age-group and overall awards and prizes included. Come run, jog, walk or push the baby, but no dogs, please. For information, call Cole Sport at 649-4806 or visit Race starts at 8 a.m. July 4.

Youth Crew’s Jammin’ in June

Celebrate the first day of summer the Basin Recreation Youth Crew’s Jammin’ in June event at Seven Peaks Waterpark on Saturday, June 21, from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Drop-off and pickup are at the Trailside Park Room, 5715 Trailside Drive. Kids ages 10 to 13 will enjoy water slides, a lazy river, a water wave, and more. Cost is $40 per person and includes dinner. To register, visit or call (435) 655-0999 .

Youth football registration

Are you ready for some football? Park City Miners Youth Football Registration is now open. Athletes must be 8 years old as of Sept. 1, 2014, to enroll. All players ages 8-14 years are welcome. Practices start July 28, 2014. The $275 cost includes all equipment rental (helmet, shoulder pads, padded game pants and padded practice pants). You will also receive a mouthpiece, socks and two game jerseys with your name on them to keep. There is also a $100 volunteer fee that is refundable at the end of the year provided the parents volunteer the required hours. Scholarships are available. Sign up at:

Adult Beginners Golf Clinic

Park City Golf Course had such a big response to its first adult beginners’ golf clinic that it is scheduling a second session. The clinic will be held on June 23, 26, 30 and July 3. Each lesson will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost per person is $125 and the class is limited to 12 students. It will be taught by golf professionals Ken Stenmark and Scott Meyer. Call the pro shop at 435-615-5800 to sign up or for more information.

Color Run with Basin Rec

Join Basin Recreation for the START of Summer Color Run on Saturday, June 21, at Trailside Park. A 5K color run, a 1-mile run, and a 100-meter dash will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost for the 5K is $25 per person or $50 per family prior to June 19. All pre-registered runners will receive a Fun Run T-shirt designed by a Treasure Mountain Junior High art student. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Basin Rec Summer Sports Camp

Get the kids (ages 5-9) involved with a few sports this summer during Basin Recreation’s Summer Sports Camp. The first session will be held June 16-20 and the second session Aug. 11-14. Both sessions will run from 9 a.m. to noon at The Fieldhouse. Participants will play a variety of sports including soccer, football, baseball, and more. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Guided hike

Explore Basin Recreation’s vast trail system with the first free guided hike of the season on Saturday, June 28, at 9 a.m. on Road to WOS in Summit Park. Meet at the Matterhorn and Park View Drive intersection. Hikes last one to two hours. Be sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen. For more information, a full summer hike schedule, and last-minute updates, visit , like Snyderville Basin Recreation on Facebook, or call (435) 655-0999 .

Free pickleball clinics The PC MARC has new pickleball courts. Drop in play began on June 9 and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturday mixers will be held at 9:30 a.m. Call 615-5400 to register for the Learn to Play clinics. Courts can be reserved online at

Movie in the Park & Backyard Campout Night

Join Basin Recreation for the first Movie in the Park of the summer in conjunction with the first annual Backyard Campout Night on Saturday, June 28, at Trailside Park. "October Sky" will show at dusk. Then cozy up for a campout in the park. Reserve a tent site online for $10. Tent setup will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit or call (435) 655-0999 .

Girls Basketball Skill Sessions

Girls in grades 6-9 interested in playing basketball at the high school in the future should have their parents contact Park City High School coach Sam White at . White is currently setting up group skill sessions for the summer. Sessions will be free, and the focus will be improving individual skill sets as well as building a foundation for playing together as a team.

Summer Pass Sale

Stay fit this summer at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. All three-month passes are on sale through June 30. The prices are $80/individual, $145/couple, $70/senior and $70/student with a valid ID. Fitness passes grant access to the gym, weight room and indoor track. Fitness class add-ons are also available. For more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Outlaw Golf Club Open

The Outlaw Golf Club in Hideout Canyon is open for the season. The scenic nine-hole course is open daily from 8 a.m. until dusk. Located off of S.R. 248, the course offers nine holes for $35 (including a cart rental). Call 435-901-4227 for more information or to book a tee time.

Summer Tennis Camps

PC Tennis offers two and a half hours of drills, games and competition for children ages 7 to 13 on Mondays through Fridays from June 9 to Aug. 15. Each session will include stroke production, footwork and match play. The fee is $45 per day. For info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Newpark Miles Returns

Every Monday night in June, lace up your running shoes with your family, friends, kids and colleagues and meet at Newpark Amphitheater for a one-mile-ish fun run along the path overlooking the beautiful Swaner Nature Preserve. Newpark Miles starts at 6:30 p.m., so come walk, jog, run, waddle or race your way towards 224 and then make your way back for some Park City community camaraderie. Each night your race bib will get you great discounts around Newpark. The cost is $10 for adults/ $5 for kids 8 and under. Register and learn more at .

PC Recreation Dirt Jump Clinics

Advance your biking skills and get comfortable in the Dirt Jump Park with PC Recreation’s Dirt Jump Clinics for children and adults. Four-day sessions are offered throughout the summer for an $80 fee. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Summer Swim Lessons

PC Recreation offers a wide variety of swim lessons for all levels at the PC MARC Lap Pool for ages 3 to 14. Private lessons and group sessions are available. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Soccer Players Wanted

Park City’s competitive women’s soccer team, the Parkbirds, is looking for players for the 2014 season. Games are held mostly on Monday evenings in Park City and Salt Lake City from May to November, with a break during July and August. Games are 11 v. 11, and players must register through Utah Soccer Association. College playing experience is preferred but not required. If you are an athlete and have a solid soccer background, you’re invited. Contact Lacey Poulton at or call her at 830-431-0224.

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten is teaching Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays from June 10 to July 15 at the City Park Recreation Building. Classes are for adults over 16 and their dogs. Puppy class is at 6 p.m., Basic is at 7 p.m. and Intermediate is at 8 p.m. The fee is $75. For info and registration visit or call 615-5400.

H.I.T. with WHIT

Start the summer with an awesome fitness program: Join Basin Recreation’s H.I.T. with WHIT at Trailside Park every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. from June 3 through July 3. Cost for all 10 sessions is $80. To register and for more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Youth Karate at PC MARC

The next session of Youth Karate at the PC MARC is June 9 to July 9 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.

Yoga in the Park

Basin Recreation is hosting an early summer session of Yoga in the Park at Matt Knoop Park every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. from June 3 through July 3. Cost for all 10 classes is $80. To register and for more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Park City Junior Golf Camps

It’s time to sign up for Park City Junior Golf Camps at the Park City Golf Course. The Junior Golf Camps, for children ages 7-12, will be offered three times this summer. Camp Two is June 16-19 and Camp Three is June 23-26. All camps are from 9 a.m. to noon daily and cost $165. To register, visit the Park City Golf Shop. Call 435-615-5800 or visit for more information.

Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic

Hit the trails with a small group of women to learn basic riding techniques, boost your confidence and improve your overall riding with PC Recreation’s Women’s Mountain Bike Clinics. Sessions are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays for two weeks, with one session offered in June and one in July. The fee is $70. Space is limited, so sign up now. For a schedule and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

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

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

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