Sports Briefs, Feb. 18-20, 2015
PCHS Girls Golf Meeting
There will be a meeting at the high school on Tuesday, Feb. 24, for all girls in grades 9 through 12 who are interested in playing on the PCHS girls’ golf team this spring. The meeting will begin at 2:45 p.m. in Coach Murphy’s classroom (#127). Please contact Coach Murphy at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Donate Old Snowboards and Skateboards
The Park City Library needs snowboards and skateboards to build a wall in the new Teen Center located in the newly renovated Park City Library. Only boards and decks are needed — bindings, wheels and trucks need not be included. Donations will be accepted at the PC MARC, Park City Ice Arena and the Park City Library until Feb. 26. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Girls Terrain Park Camps
Calling all girl skiers and boarders! Team Park City United is offering a Girls Camp at Park City Mountain Resort. Focusing on terrain park and all-mountain skills, this introductory camp is the perfect way to kick off break! The camp is for girls ages 9 and up. No terrain park skills required. The camp runs Feb. 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $125 and includes coaching, lunch and activities. Contact us at 435-655-5366, email@example.com or teamparkcityunited.com for more information.
Park City Ice Arena Late-Winter Skating Academy
Park City Ice Arena Skating Academy classes begin again on Mondays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. on March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 or Saturdays from 9:15-10 a.m. on Feb. 28 and March 7, 14, 21 and 28. The arena offers classes for all ages and ability levels. Registration is available online at parkcityice.org or by calling the ice arena front desk at 435-615-5707.
Park City Ice Arena Learn to Play Hockey
Park City Ice Arena Hockey Academy classes begin again on Mondays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. on March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 or Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 p.m. on March 5, 12, 19 and 26 and April 2. We offer Basic Hockey Skating classes as well as Learn to Play Hockey classes. For more information contact the Hockey Director at 435-615-5702.
March Madness Cycle Fitness Program
Looking to improve those leg muscles and get in great shape? This five-week (10 sessions) program will kickstart your spring training. Be ready for technique queuing, sprints, hills, endurance rides and power zone testing in the Group Cycle fitness room at The Fieldhouse. Beginner and experienced riders are welcome! The program runs March 3-April 2, every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 a.m. The cost is $75 for 10 classes — must pre-pay only. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-649-1564.
PC Recreation’s Youth Karate teaches children life lessons that build self-esteem, confidence, respect and fitness. The next session will be held at the PC MARC Feb. 23 to April 1, and each group meets twice per week. Classes are grouped into Tiny Tigers, ages 4 to 6, Ninjas (beginners 7 and up) and Intermediate Ninja. For info, fees and to register visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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 Mondays from 9 to 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 and cardio balls. The class fee is $26. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Soccer Club Spring Academy
The Park City Soccer Club will host its annual Spring Academy beginning Feb. 5 and ending May 15. Six- and seven-year-olds will practice from 5-6 p.m. on Thursdays. Eight- to 10-year-olds will practice from 6-7 p.m. on Thursdays. Everyone will practice on Fridays from 5-6 p.m. Players can join at any time during the spring. The cost is $140 for one day or $275 for two days. To register, or for more information, visit http://www.parkcitysoccer.org or call Matthew Terwillegar at 435-602-9401.
February Break Camp
Basin Recreation’s February Break Camp is right around the corner! Join us Feb. 17-20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Middle School Gymnasium. Early drop-off is at 8 a.m. and late pick-up is at 5 p.m. Campers will enjoy sledding, swimming and games. Be sure to pack lunch, sledding gear, a swimsuit and towel. Cost is $40 per day or $120 for all four days. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Golf Simulator at The Fieldhouse
Don’t lose your golf swing over the long winter months! Take advantage of the golf simulator and indoor driving range at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse and schedule your one-hour tee time on Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Play a variety of courses throughout the United States, Europe and Asia and improve your game. Cost is $12 per person per hour or $6 for the driving range. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-649-1564.
Spring Youth Soccer League
Registration is now open for PC Recreation’s Spring Youth Soccer League for ages 4 and up. The league is held April 15 to June 13 on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Park City Sports Complex at Quinn’s Junction. The $70 fee includes a uniform. Volunteer coaches are needed for every team! The registration deadline is March 16. Register early as space is limited. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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.
Avalanche Awareness Presentation
A presentation on avalanche awareness will take place at the Park City Visitor Center on Feb. 21, 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.
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 2 runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on 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.
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.
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 8:30 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.
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.
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The boys are members of the USA Nordic combined national team, and have recently been accepted into the World Class Athletes Program (WCAP) offered by the Army. They’ve completed basic training and are now focusing on the upcoming season before resuming their duties to their country.