Sports Briefs, Feb. 25, 2017
Local sports happenings in our area
Spring Youth Soccer League
Registration is now open for PC Recreation’s Spring Youth Soccer League for ages 4 to 11. The league is held April 15 to June 3 on Saturdays and/or Wednesdays at the Park City Sports Complex. The $70 fee includes uniform. Parent volunteers are needed to coach every team and head coaches receive a 50% discount on the registration fee. Registration deadline is March 17. Space is limited. For information and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435.615.5401.
PCHS boys’ soccer tryouts
Park City High School boys’ soccer tryouts will begin on Monday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. at Dozier Field. In order to participate, all players must be registered on registermyathlete.com and have a current physical. There will be a player meeting on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in the PCHS Lecture Hall. Please contact Coach Tom Merchant at Coachpcsoccer@gmail.com with any questions.
Youth Tennis Programs
Registration is now open for the next session of Junior Tennis programs at the PC MARC, which will be held Feb. 27 to April 8. Programs are available for kids of all ages and abilities. Days, times and fees vary depending on the class. For information and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Ski with Basin
Learn the basics of skate skiing in our Ski with Basin Nordic ski clinics every Sunday in February. Whether you are a never-ever skier or looking for some tips to improve, we can get you out skiing your best. Clinics take place from 10 a.m. to noon each Sunday. The cost is only $15 per week or $45 for the month long session. Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org for drop in sessions or all four Sundays. Email Angie at email@example.com with questions.
Free PC MARC Admission for Students
During the school year students 6-18 years of age are invited to participate in a wealth of activities at the PC MARC for free when presenting student I.D. Monday – Friday from 2-4 p.m. Activities are unsupervised and include ping pong, gaga ball, the basketball gym, teen area and more. Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Those 12 and older may use the workout area. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Park City Soccer Club Developmental Academy
PCSC is offering both girls and boys specific Academy sessions for players between the ages of 6 and 9 years old. Led by professional coaches, the primary goals of PCSC Youth Academy are teaching the game of soccer in a fun environment, facilitating a love for the game, and promoting the development of basic skills. Players may sign up for either Wednesday or Friday sessions during the 12-week program, which runs February 15 – May 19. For information, visit http://www.parkcitysoccer.org or contact Academy Directors Matt Terwillegar (Boys) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mara Rabin Discoe (Girls) at email@example.com.
The PC MARC’s Youth Tumbling program promotes movement skills, balance, coordination and upper body strength for two to seven year-olds. Choose between three age specific classes offered on Fridays, Feb. 17 to March 24 or Saturdays, Feb. 18 to March 25 at various times at the City Park Recreation Building. The fee is $45 per session. To view the schedule and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
One-Dollar Mondays for Students at PC MARC
It’s Monday Funday at the PC MARC! Students 9 – 18 years can enjoy a wealth of activities at the PC MARC for just $1 when presenting student I.D. between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Activities are unsupervised and include ping pong, the basketball gym, teen area and more. Those 12 – 18 may use the workout area. For information, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Trail Work at Park City Mountain
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United Park City Mines (UPCM) are working together to address several locations in Park City, including locations at Park City Mountain, where mining activities took place and deposited mine waste. The EPA and UPCM have installed erosion controls to address the migration of contaminated sediments and ensure environmental and recreationalist safety. Jenni’s Trail is no longer being diverted around Treasure Hollow and is fully open for public use. Next year during revegetation, permanent signs will be posted to show the new trail path across Treasure Hollow. The EPA’s goal is to protect the environment while keeping safety a priority.
Adult Lunch Bunch
Adult Lunch Bunch is held on Wednesdays at noon 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. Register today at ParkCityIce.org or call 435-615-5707.
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 to 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.
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Facing a region opponent early on was not ideal for Park City head coach Micaela Carriel, especially considering her girls had just moved up to 5A Region 8 after spending last season in 4A.