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Sports Briefs, Dec. 9, 2015

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PCHS Hockey Toy Drive

The Park City High School Hockey team will hold its third annual Toy Toss/Drive after the home game on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Please bring an unwrapped toy or stuffed animal to toss to the players on the ice after the game. Toys will be donated locally to The Christian Center.

Healthy Holidays Fitness Challenge

Join other Basin Recreation patrons and stay healthy over the holidays by participating in the Healthy Holidays Fitness Challenge. Purchase the Healthy Holidays 12-punch fitness pass for $50 and challenge yourself to take any 12 fitness classes during the month of December to be eligible to win an annual Fieldhouse facility pass with classes. The Healthy Holidays 12-punch pass must be purchased in order to participate in the challenge and can only be used in the month of December. Stop by The Fieldhouse front desk to purchase the pass or visit BasinRecreation.org for more information.

Santa at the Park City Ice Arena

Santa will make an appearance at the Park City Ice Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 9. From 5-5:15 p.m., Santa and his elf have a surprise guest for a special ice performance. From 5:15-7 p.m., there will be an open skate and goodies. There will be a performance by the Park City Treble Makers, face painting and photos with Santa. All activities are free. Call Park City Recreation at 435-615-5400 for more information.

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Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC

Discover why diets fail, the five components of fitness and why calorie counting doesn’t always work at this month’s Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. Rick Plenert and Audrey Watkins of Team THF will lead this discussion to get you ready for wellness during the holidays and beyond. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.

PCHS Basketball Mattress Sale

The Park City High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will be holding their fourth annual Brand New Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Park City High School. The event is a one-day-only sale in the PCHS Common Area, where brand-new, top-quality mattresses will be sold showroom style for 30-60 percent off retail price. All sizes are available at various price ranges, from $199 to $1,999 (box set included in the price). A majority of the proceeds go to support the members of the PCHS boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Contact Sam White (swhite@pcschools.us) or Caleb Fine (cfine@pcschools.us) for an additional $50-off coupon. Contact Sam White, Caleb Fine or Rick & Julie (801-503-5558 and 801-503-5122) with questions.

Santa at the Fieldhouse

Santa will be making an appearance at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 3:30-6 p.m. A toy or food item donation, or a $5 donation to benefit the Park City Christian Center, will be used as the entry fee. Santa will be available for free family photos. Additionally, there will be bounce houses, games and arts and crafts. For more information, call 435-655-0999 or visit BasinRecreation.org .

Jeremy Ranch Nordic Preview Day

On Saturday, Dec. 12, from 2-5 p.m., the Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club will host a Nordic skiing preview day. Season pass discounts will be offered and guests can enjoy complimentary hot cocoa, coffee and sweets. The event is open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.thejeremy.com or call 435-649-2700.

Recreation Advisory Board Member Applications

Are you a Park City resident with an interest in the future of recreation in our town? Apply to be a member of the Recreation Advisory Board. Applications are available at the PC MARC’s front desk or online at ParkCityRecreation.org. The application deadline is Dec. 18.

Juniper Campground to Remain Open

Juniper Campground, located at Rockport State Park, will remain open all winter. The campground will be open with electric hookups only — the water and restroom will be closed. Campers with self-contained camp units can camp for $20 per night on a first-come, first-served basis. The roads and campground will be plowed all winter. Rockport State Park is located in Summit County off I-80 at the Wanship exit (Exit 155). For more information please call the park at 435-336-2241.

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.

Basin Recreation Jr. Jazz Basketball

Get ready to shoot some hoops! Basin Recreation’s Jr. Jazz Youth Basketball League will run from Jan. 4 to March 4. Players in grades 3-8 will play twice a week at Ecker Hill, Trailside or Treasure Mountain, with player evaluations in early December. To register, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.

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 one to six 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.

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 dates are Dec. 19, Jan. 16, Feb. 13, March 12 and April 9 from 4-6 p.m. For more information, email Helaine O’Keefe at helaine@basinrecreation.org, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.

New Year’s Day Special Classes

Planning on stepping up your fitness game in 2016? Kick off your New Year’s resolution goals with Basin Recreation on Friday, Jan. 1. There will be plenty of class offerings for every fitness level. The cost is $10 per class. No fitness punch-passes or monthly memberships will be accepted. Group Cycle Class runs from 9-10 a.m. in Studio B. Basin Barre Class runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Studio A. Yoga Class runs from 10-11 a.m. in Studio C. To register, visit BasinRecreation.org, call 435-655-0999 or stop by The Fieldhouse. For more information, contact Necia Emery at necia@basinrecreation.org or by calling 435-655-0999 ext. 17.

PC MARC Child Care

The PC MARC makes working out convenient and affordable for parents. When thinking about that gym pass for the winter, consider the child care that is exclusively for patrons who are on site. Children ages 1-6 can join the fun Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $4 per hour. Call 435-615-5400 or visit ParkCityRecreation.org for more information.

Youth Karate

PC Recreation’s youth karate program teaches children ages four and up life lessons that build self-esteem, confidence, respect and fitness. The next session will be held at the PC MARC until Dec. 14. Days and times vary by levels. For more details and to register visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.

Intro to Ballroom Dance Class

Basin Recreation has partnered with Ballroom Utah Dance Studio to offer a six-week Intro to Ballroom Dance Class. Ballroom Utah’s professional instructors will introduce a different style of dance each week while progressing through the steps. Styles include the waltz, tango, cha-cha, swing, fox trot and salsa. Instruction will run Fridays until Dec. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. at The Fieldhouse and Basin Rec will allow an additional hour of play/practice time once the instructor is finished. You do not need a partner to participate. Mother/son and father/daughter couples are more than welcome. Costs are $75 for individuals or $120 per couple. Register online at BasinRecreation.org . Please contact Patrick Saucier at patrick@basinrecreation.org for more information.

Cardio Tennis at the PC MARC

Cardio Tennis combines the best features of tennis with cardiovascular exercise to deliver a full-body aerobic workout. Taught by a tennis professional, Cardio Tennis is held on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the PC MARC. Players of all levels are welcome to enjoy this dynamic workout that uses the agility ladder, cardio stations, cardio balls and music. The class fee is $26. 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 time 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.