Sports Briefs, Dec. 17-19, 2014
Body Right Fitness Program
Looking for a little help getting your body right for the New Year? Body Right is a 20-session fitness program taught by Kristi, a certified nutritionist, that will provide a healthy all-inclusive approach to help you achieve your fitness goals. This program will run from Jan. 6 through March 12 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 a.m. at The Fieldhouse. Cost is $100 for 20 sessions (prepay only). To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org, call 435-655-0999 or stop by The Fieldhouse.
Holiday Break Camp
Basin Recreation is offering a Holiday Break Camp Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 29-30. Join Basin Rec for a fun-filled Holiday Break at Ecker Hill Middle School. Campers will play sports, make crafts, swim and go sledding (please bring helmets for sledding). The cost of the camp is $40 per day or $75 for each two-day session. The camp is for children age 6-12. Contact the Fieldhouse for more information at 435-655-0999. Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org .
Avalanche Awareness Presentation
A presentation on avalanche awareness will take place at the Park City Visitor Center on Feb. 21, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The presentation will focus on awareness relating to snowshoeing in Wasatch Mountain State Park. Four experienced patrollers and snow safety professionals from the Canyons and Park City Mountain Resort will present a lecture and field demonstration concerning snowpack analysis and backcountry travel safety. The lecture will be in the Visitor Center for the first hour. Then it will travel up to Mill Flats parking lot for a snow pit analysis lesson. Dress to be outside in snow. Midway Adventure is sponsoring this event and the Friends of the Wasatch are providing light refreshments. Please contact Nancy O’Toole at 435-671-1453 or Kathy Donnell at 435-654-1791 with any questions.
New Year’s Day Master Class
Start your New Year’s resolution to stay fit with Basin Recreation’s New Year’s Day Master Class on Thursday, Jan. 1, from 10-11 a.m. at The Fieldhouse. This master class combines strength exercise with cardio intervals, bands, balls, sprints, circuits and plyometric training. $10 drop-in fee only; no monthly or fitness punch passes. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Winter Programs at PC Ice Arena
Early winter classes are starting up at the Park City Ice Arena. Monday classes will run from 5:30-6:15 p.m., beginning Jan. 5. Monday’s will feature Skating Academy, Basic Hockey Skating and Learn to Play Hockey classes. On Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 7, Lunch Bunch, an adult skating class, will be held from 12:30-1 p.m. On Thursdays, beginning Jan. 8, from 4:30-5:15 p.m., there will be Basic Hockey Skating and Learn to Play Hockey classes. On Fridays, beginning Jan. 9, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., Small and Tall with Story Time will be held for preschool-age children, along with an adult. Saturdays, beginning Jan. 10, from 9:15-10 a.m., will feature Skating Academy and Basic Hockey Skating classes. Registration is open and the price goes up beginning Dec. 22, so register today! Registration is available through the front desk or online at http://www.parkcityice.org .
Holiday Baseball Clinics
Join Basin Recreation over the holiday break for great baseball clinics for kids ages 6-12 with instruction by Lou Green, coaching director for the Park City Baseball Club, and other program coaches and players. The first clinic will run Dec. 22-23 and the second will take place Dec. 29-30. Each clinic will run from 4-6 p.m. at the Fieldhouse. Contact the Fieldhouse for more information at 435-655-0999. Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org.
Holiday Break Soccer Clinics
Join Basin Recreation over the holiday break for great soccer clinics for kids ages 6-12 with instruction by Will Cummins, coaching director for the Black Diamond Soccer Club, and other program coaches and players. The first clinic will run Dec. 22-23 and the second will take place Dec. 29-30. Each clinic will run from 4-6 p.m. at the Fieldhouse. Contact the Fieldhouse for more information at 435-655-0999. Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org .
SUP 101 Clinics at Park City Aquatic Center
Park City Standup Paddleboarding is offering SUP 101 clinics at the Park City Aquatic Center. The first clinic will be Jan. 3 from 12-1 p.m. The cost of the clinic is $20. Space is limited to 10 people. The clinics will cover picking equipment, proper technique, safety and fitness. The clinics will be taught by Trent Hickman, a Riviera Paddlesurf Pro Team rider, WPA Class II certified instructor, lifeguard and International Sports Sciences Association certified trainer. Participants should bring a notebook, pen, swimwear and a towel. For more information, contact the Aquatic Center at 435-645-5617.
Ski with Basin Rec’s Nordic Skiing Program
Learn to Nordic ski (classic or skate) with Basin Recreation. Qualified instructors will lead groups in short lessons and group skiing on our trails. This is a fun way to get the entire family involved in this popular winter sport. Classes are for beginners and intermediate-beginners ages 8 and up. Session 1 will be on four Sundays — Jan. 11, 18, 25 and Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Session 2 runs at the same time on the next four Sundays — Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Session 3 runs on four March Sundays — March 8, 15, 22 and 29 — also from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All sessions cost $35 or there is a $10 charge for just one class. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
The PC MARC is offering Drop-In Volleyball on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9 p.m. until Christmas. All ages and levels are welcome. It’s free for pass holders, and non-members can join the action by paying the facility fee. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Jr. Jazz Basketball
Get ready to shoot some hoops! Basin Recreation’s Jr. Jazz basketball will run from Jan. 5 through March 6. Third through eighth graders will play twice a week at Ecker Hill, Treasure Mountain or Trailside Elementary. Player evaluations will be held in early December. Cost is $70. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Healthy Holidays Fitness Challenge
It’s beginning to look a lot like fitness! Join Basin Recreation for the Healthy Holidays fitness challenge at the Fieldhouse Dec. 1-24. Take 10 of the 16 chosen fitness classes within the time period to be entered to win a free annual pass with a fitness class add-on! Pick up a punch card from the Fieldhouse front desk. To register and for more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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 to 5:15 p.m. for a great workout and music at a decibel young people can appreciate. Ages 13 and over are welcome. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Come to the Park City Ice Arena on Thursdays, Nov. 6-Dec. 18, from 4:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m., for introductory classes to those aspiring to learn to play hockey or simply learn how to skate in hockey skates. Learn to Play Hockey is for skaters 5-12 years old and Basic Hockey Skating is for new hockey skaters four years and older. Equipment is required for Learn to Play Hockey and highly recommended for Basic Hockey Skating. Equipment may be available to rent for a $15 fee. Please rent equipment at the time of registration and schedule an equipment fitting at least one week prior to the start of class. Call the Ice Arena at 435-615-5707 or visit http://www.parkcityice.org for more info.
Indoor Paddleboard Yoga
Though the weather is getting colder, the paddleboard yoga scene is still hot. Join Park City Standup Paddleboarding for indoor paddleboard yoga sessions at the Park City Aquatic Center. Classes will be held at 8 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The cost is $20, which includes all necessary equipment. Visit http://www.parkcitysup.com for more information.
Fall Junior Tennis
PC Tennis offers Fall Junior Tennis through Dec. 20. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday sessions are available after school for ages 10-13 and grades 8-12 of all levels. One-hour clinics for kids 10 and under are offered Monday through Thursday at 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. For info, complete schedule and registration, visit pcrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
New Evening Classes at the PC MARC
Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring a host of new evening group-fitness classes at the PC MARC. Class offerings include Stretch and Movement, Zumba, Yoga, Painfree Posture, Bro-Yog and more. For a complete schedule and class descriptions, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
The Youth Sports Alliance will host a team scramble golf tournament on June 3 at Victory Ranch in hopes of raising funds for its scholarships and youth programs.