Sports Briefs, Jan. 28-30, 2015
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. The cost is $80 and includes coaching, lunch and activities. Contact us at 435-655-5366, email@example.com or teamparkcityunited.com for more information.
Silver Ski Nordic Tour
Get out on the winter trails with Basin Recreation for the Silver Ski Nordic Tour on Sunday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy continuous skiing from White Pine Ski Center (10K) or Willow Creek Park (5K) to the Newpark Town Center Plaza. The route is weather-dependent, so be sure to stay tuned for event updates via our website and Facebook/Twitter. After the tour, warm your belly with soup, coffee and cocoa in the plaza. And be sure to enjoy the Nordic trail system throughout the remainder of the winter season! For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-649-1564.
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.
Winter Volleyball League
Get your teams together for PC Recreation’s 6v6 Winter Volleyball League, played indoors at the PC MARC. Two divisions are available for adults 18 and over, with matches officiated by USA Volleyball officials. The league is played on Wednesdays, 6 to 10 p.m. from Feb. 4 to April 22. There is a $300 fee per team. The registration deadline is Jan. 31. Visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400 for more information.
Recreation for People 55+
Basin Recreation will be hosting an open forum in an effort to gauge interest and gather feedback for upcoming programs designed for people age 55 and better. Join us at The Fieldhouse on Friday, Feb. 6 at noon and let us know what programs would interest you. Call 435-655-0999 for more info or email suggestions directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Got Barre? Master Class
Looking for a way to de-stress after Sundance? Join us at The Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 10:35-11:35 a.m. for a got barre? Master Class. Learn from Laura Collier, creator of got barre? as she leads you through a fun cardio-dance class based on ballet-type fitness training. This master class requires a $10 pre-registration. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org, call 435-655-0999 or stop by The Fieldhouse.
Basin Recreation Youth Crew
Have your 10-13 year old start the year off with a thrill in this month’s "January Jolly." Youth Crew is heading to Gorgoza Tubing Park to enjoy the rush and speed of tubing down a mountain. This exciting ride is on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 3-6:30 p.m. Drop-off and pick-up are at the Trailside Park Room (5715 Trailside Drive). Cost is $30. Space is limited so be sure to sign up by visiting http://www.basinrecreation.org, calling 435-655-0999 or visiting The Fieldhouse.
The PC MARC is offering a special Dryland Training program for individuals seeking personal training in a high-energy, group setting. The class will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Jan. 5-30 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Featuring interval training designed to boost endurance, the class is led by Jessica Kelley, a former alpine athlete for U.S. Ski Team. The class fee is $145. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Youth Karate at the PC MARC
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 Jan. 5 to Feb. 11, 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 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.
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. and began on 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, so register today! Registration is available through the front desk or online at http://www.parkcityice.org .
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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