Sports Briefs, April 9, 2016
Summer Softball Leagues
It’s time to play ball! Park City Recreation’s coed and men’s Summer Softball Leagues play from May 11 to Aug. 31 on weekday evenings at City Park and the Park City Sports Complex. The deadline to register your team is April 26. For info, fees and registration, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Lacrosse Instructors Needed
Basin Recreation is running an Introduction to Lacrosse program for kids in kindergarten through third grade. Instructors are needed for the program, which will run on Saturdays from April 16 to May 21 from 9-11 a.m. each day. The pay is $9.15 to $14.01 depending on experience and all instructors will receive a one-month pass to the Fieldhouse. For more information, call Basin Recreation at 435-655-0999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Playin’ the Basin Way
Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in adaptive (physical, mental or other limitations) populations and their siblings. The next session will be held April 9 from 4-6 p.m. For more information, email Helaine O’Keefe at email@example.com, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Wellness Week at the PC MARC
The PC MARC is teaming up with local health experts to bring the community a week of wellness programming from April 11 to 15. All events are free and include a blood drive, physical fitness/BMI testing, Lunchtime Learning with Dr. Sunnie Giles and a Health Awareness Fair on April 14 from noon to 2 p.m. Details can be found at ParkCityRecreation.org or by calling 435-615-5400.
Basin Rec Introduction to Lacrosse Program
Basin Recreation invites kindergarteners through third graders to get ready for an Introduction to Lacrosse program. Join Basin Rec at Matt Knoop Park every Saturday from April 16 to May 21. Players will learn the fundamentals of the game and will be provided with a stick and lacrosse balls for practice. The cost is $45 per player. To register and for more information visit BasinRecreation.org, call 435-655-0999, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy Preschool and Basic Obedience classes on Tuesday evenings from April 11 to May 29 at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs ages 10 weeks and older, including newly adopted pets. The fee is $75. For info and to register, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Broomball at PC Ice Arena
The Park City Ice Arena will be holding drop-in sessions for broomball on Monday nights. Sessions on April 11, 18 and 25 and May 2 will run from 8:30 to 10 p.m. The cost of admission is $10.50 and equipment rentals are $3.50. You can also bring your own equipment — a helmet (ski helmets are fine), elbow pads, shin guards and gloves. For more information, call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5707.
Match Mix Up Soccer
PC Recreation’s Match Mix Up is a recreational soccer program for 11-15 year olds held on Wednesdays from April 27 to June 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Each week includes warm up, skill development and scrimmage. For more info and to register, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Basin Recreation Earth Day
Join Basin Recreation for an Earth Day Celebration on Friday, April 22, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Fieldhouse. Kim’s Cold Blooded Creatures and Recycle Utah will be there with creatures and crafts for all! Watch "Norm of the North" on the big screen at 7 p.m. Park City Nursery will donate a tree to the school with the most attendees. This is a free community event. Bring a new or gently used children’s book for the "Ride for Reading" Book Drive.
Cinco de Mayo Zumba
Dance your way to fitness with Basin Recreation’s fun Cinco De Mayo Zumba Glow! The class will be Thursday, May 5, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Studio A. The cost is $10. Drop in or pre-register your spot today! No fitness passes or monthly memberships accepted. To register, visit BasinRecreation.org, call 435-655-0999 or stop by The Fieldhouse. For more information, contact Necia Emery at email@example.com or by calling 435-655-0999 ext. 17.
Give it a Tri Fitness Program
Can you swim two lengths in the pool? What about get through an indoor cycle class or walk or jog around the block? Basin Recreation is offering a "Give it a Tri" Fitness Program to help get you ready for your first race! This fitness program starts April 19 and runs through May 26 every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at The Fieldhouse or the Park City Aquatic Center. The cost is $140 for six weeks — no drop-in fee for this program. To register and for more information, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Running Fitness Program
Have you signed up for Running with Ed? Are you feeling unprepared for the legs you have to run? Put your worries aside and get training in the Basin Recreation Running Program. The program runs April 19 through May 19 every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. The cost is $75 for 10 sessions — no drop-in fee for this program. To register and for more information, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Basin Recreation Spring Volleyball
Basin Recreation Spring Volleyball runs April 19 to May 12 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Ecker Hill Gym. Work on skills for the upcoming volleyball season. Players will learn the basics and play matches and mini-tournaments for a bit of friendly competition. The cost is $60 for 3rd-5th graders and $100 for 6th-9th graders. Both divisions are coed. Register online at BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999 for more information.
Summer Camp Registration
Basin Recreation Summer Camp registration opened on April 1. Join Basin Rec for a day, a week or the whole summer for new and classic adventures. Be sure to check out the most popular camps like Sailing Adventure, Mountain Biking and All Out Adventure Camps. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. To sign up, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Spring Tennis with Basin Recreation
Learn how to volley, serve, rally and have a great time learning the game of tennis. Basin Recreation Spring Tennis runs April 29 to May 27. Tennis clinics are on Fridays from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Trailside tennis courts. The cost is $60 for all five sessions. This program will sell out so register now! Space is limited to the first 20 participants. Register online at BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999 for more information.
Spring Indoor Soccer Clinics
Basin Recreation is offering Spring Soccer Clinics every Tuesday from April 12 to May 17. Children ages 6-7 play from 4-5 p.m. and 8-11 year olds play from 5-6 p.m. The cost is $75 per player. Improve your soccer skills and learn the fundamentals of the game.
Each week, players will focus on new soccer skills taught by the Park City Soccer Club coaches and staff. Please bring a soccer ball each week. Register online at BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999 for more information.
Learn to Swing with Basin Recreation
Basin Recreation is hosting a four-week Learn to Swing Dance class. Instructors from BallroomUtah Dance Studios will teach on Fridays from 5-6 p.m. at The Fieldhouse (Studio A) and the studio will remain open for an hour afterward with music for anyone wishing to stay and practice. The cost is $10 per class and can be paid in advance online or at The Fieldhouse upon arrival. There is no need to pre-register — simply show up at 5 p.m. on Fridays and join the class. This class is open for people of all ages. No experience or partners necessary! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-655-0999 for more information.
Basin Recreation Little League
Calling all coaches! Basin Recreation will transition from its traditional Youth Baseball program to a Little League International sanctioned Little League program this spring. Help is needed to make the inaugural season as seamless as possible. Basin Rec is currently seeking additional coaches and team sponsors ahead of the upcoming spring 2016 season. Anyone interested in coaching or sponsoring a team should contact email@example.com .
Adult Lunch Bunch
Adult Lunch Bunch is held on Wednesdays at 12 p.m. at the Park City Ice Arena. This class is for the adult skater who wants to enjoy some social time on the ice with other adults, learn some new skills and get a great workout. Beginners and more advanced skaters are welcome to attend. Register today at ParkCityIce.org or call 435-615-5707.
New Evening Childcare Hours at PC MARC
The PC MARC is now offering evening childcare hours so you can conveniently get your after-work fitness in. Fun and attentive childcare staff will keep children ages 1-6 entertained Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. for just $4 per hour. Daytime hours remain Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Cardio Tennis Offerings at the PC MARC
Add an exciting new element to your workout by combining the cardio of tennis with the strength benefits of TRX. The PC MARC is offering both Cardio Tennis and Cardio TRX Tennis designed to improve fitness on and off the court. The high-energy, full-body workout is perfect, whether or not you are a tennis player! Classes are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The class fee is $17 for those who pre-register and $20 per class for drop-ins. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Speed Skating Club
Come join the Park City Speed Skating Club for the new season. PCSSC is a skill-building, fitness-oriented club with an emphasis on fun. Basic skating skills are necessary and all ages are welcome. Practices will take place on Monday evenings from 6:15-8 p.m. and are coached by four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman. The first visit is free so come take a lap with PCSSC. For more information, please visit ParkCitySpeedSkatingClub.blogspot.com .
A Minor Spin Class
Whether you’re a youth or just young at heart, the PC MARC has a new spin class just for you. Join Brooke on Sundays from 4:30-5:15 p.m. for a great workout and music at a decibel level young people can appreciate. Ages 13 and over are welcome. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Pickleball at the PC MARC
PC Tennis invites those interested in racket sports to discover pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. Head to the PC MARC for a variety of pickleball programming, including drop-in/social play, tournaments, clinics and drills. For more info and schedules, look for the Park City Pickleball Group on Meetup.com.
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