Sports Briefs, July 23-25, 2014
Trailside Shred N’ BBQ
Join Basin Recreation and MtnRanks to celebrate the completion of Basin Recreation’s Trailside Bike Park. The Trailside Shred N’ BBQ will take place on Friday, July 25, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Trailside Bike Park, 5715 Trailside Drive, Park City. This free event will include food, music, giveaways, games, and all the riding you want at the Trailside Bike Park. Sponsors such as Storm Cycle in Park City, Dakine, Mobius, and others will be there.
PCHS Boys’ Golf Tryouts
Golf tryouts will begin at Park City Golf Course on Monday, July 28, at 6:30 a.m. This is for all boys grades 9 through 12. Please have the tryout checklist and the disclosure document filled out before you get to the course. You can find these forms at: http://www.uhsaa.org/register/quickstartParents.pdf . If you have any questions you can contact Coach Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Park City Ice Hockey Invitational
Through July 26, the Park City Ice Arena is hosting the Park City Invitational, a training experience for some of the best young hockey players in the country. The players are spending Monday through Thursday being coached on and off the ice by college, junior hockey and NHL coaches and players. The PCI would like to invite the public to watch the round-robin games on Friday and Saturday, when the players will also be watched by college and junior hockey scouts. Game times are 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. both days. The NHL players will also be skating at 12:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. This is a great opportunity to cool off and watch some of the best players from around the country.
Playin’ the Basin Way
Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in the adaptive (physical, mental or other limitation) populations and their siblings on Saturday, July 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. Enjoy bounce houses, bowling, hula hoops, sports, and much more. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
ArtsFest Doubles Volleyball
The 2014 Park City ArtsFest Doubles Volleyball Tournament will take place at City Park on Aug. 2 at 9 a.m. The tournament features all levels, Juniors to Open. The fee is $15 for UOVA members and $25 for nonmembers. Registration is open through Aug. 1 at noon at active.com.
Summer Sand Doubles Volleyball
PC Recreation’s Summer Sand Doubles Volleyball league features a single Open Division of 2v2 play. The league plays at City Park on Sundays, July 27 to Aug. 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m and is open to men, women, and mixed teams of all levels, ages 18 and over. Fee is $100 per team. Registration deadline is July 25. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Movie in the Park
Join Basin Recreation for the next Movie in the Park on Saturday, July 26, at Willow Creek Park. "Despicable Me 2" will show at dusk. Be sure to keep an eye out for a few more movies throughout the summer. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Youth Football Registration
Are you ready for some football? Park City Miners Youth Football Registration is now open. Athletes must be 8 years old as of Sept. 1, 2014, to enroll. All players ages 8-14 years are welcome. Practices start July 28. The $275 cost includes all equipment rentals (helmet, shoulder pads, padded game pants and padded practice pants). Players will also receive a mouthpiece, socks and two game jerseys with their names on them to keep. There is also a $100 volunteer fee that is refundable at the end of the year, provided the parents volunteer the required hours. Scholarships are available. Sign up at: http://www.pcminersyouthfootball.com .
Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays, July 29 to Sept. 2, at the PC MARC. Classes are for adults over 16 and their dogs. Puppy class is at 6 p.m., Basic is at 7 p.m. and Intermediate is at 8 p.m. The fee is $75. For info and registration visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Co-ed Kickball League
Park City Recreation is once again bringing back the old days on the school playground with a co-ed kickball league for adults 18 and over. Games are played on Wednesdays, July 30 to Oct. 1, from 6 to 10 p.m. Register your team for $325 by July 23 online at http://www.parkcityrecreation.org or by calling 435-615-5400.
PC SUP Fitness and Yoga Classes
Park City Standup Paddleboarding hosts SUP yoga classes six times a week, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. SUP Fit classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. The classes are held at the Deer Valley ponds, located at 1375 Deer Valley Drive South. The cost for all classes is $20, which includes a board and paddle rental. Groups of three or more can set up private classes. Boards, paddles and other SUP gear are available for rental or purchase through PC SUP. Visit http://www.parkcitysup.com for more information.
Fall is fast approaching, so it’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation Fall Soccer. Boys and girls teams, kindergarten through ninth grade, will practice and play games twice a week from Aug. 18 to Oct. 11. Preschoolers will practice and play games once a week. Cost is $70 per player or $60 for preschoolers. Sign up before July 25 for the early bird rate. To register and to view game schedules, go to http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Youth Flag Football
Ready, set, hike! It’s time to sign up for Basin Recreation Youth Flag Football. Games and practices will be held at The Fieldhouse from Aug. 25 through Oct. 17 starting with player evaluations. Registration is open to first through seventh graders. Cost is $75 per player. Sign up before July 25 for the early bird rate. To register and to view game schedules, go to http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Intro to Lacrosse Clinics
Do your kids want to learn how to play lacrosse this summer? Basin Recreation is hosting an Introduction to Lacrosse clinic Aug. 4-8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Trailside Park lower field. First through fourth graders will learn basic skills such as throwing, catching and field movement. Cost is $55 per player. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Girls Water Ramp Camp
Calling all girls! Come to Axis Freeskiing’s All Girls Water Ramp Camp! Spend two fun-filled days with women coaches from Axis Freeskiing at the Utah Olympic Park. Jump on the trampolines and ski into the pool learning new tricks and perfecting old ones. There will be additional fun girl activities and a video of your camp experience. The camp is for ages 7 and up, beginner to advanced skiing levels. The camp date is Aug. 2-3. The cost is $95 or you can sign up for one day only for $50. Email mary@axisfreeride, visit http://www.axisfreeride.com or call 435-655-5366 to sign up.
Park City M.O.B. (Moms on Bikes)
PC Recreation offers free weekly, drop-in mountain bike rides led by moms for moms. These rides improve ability and confidence, while making new friends. Rides are for adult women 18 and older, from June 25 to Sept. 10 on Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ride locations change weekly. Email email@example.com for weekly updates.
Park City SUP Kids Camp
Park City Standup Paddleboarding is hosting two kids’ camps this summer. The next session will be Aug. 18-22. The camp will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. The cost is $150, which includes board, paddle and personal flotation device rentals. Visit http://www.parkcitysup.com for more information or to sign up.
Summer Tennis Training
Continue your hard work and progress you made during the school year with the PC Tennis new summer tennis training program. Two hours of game-based drills and match play takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 15, 4 to 6 p.m. for ages 9 to 18. Fee is $22 per day at the PC MARC tennis courts. Register for all three days of STT and join our match play on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. for free; otherwise drop-in to match play is $5.
Basin Rec Summer Sports Camp
Get the kids (ages 5-9) involved with a few sports this summer during Basin Recreation’s Summer Sports Camp. The second session is Aug. 11-14. The session will run from 9 a.m. to noon at The Fieldhouse. Participants will play a variety of sports including soccer, football, baseball, and more. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Free Pickleball Clinics The PC MARC has new pickleball courts. Drop in play will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturday mixers will be held at 9:30 a.m. Call 615-5400 to register for the Learn to Play clinics. Courts can be reserved online at tennis.parkcity.org.
Girls Basketball Skill Sessions
Girls in grades 6-9 interested in playing basketball at the high school in the future should have their parents contact Park City High School coach Sam White at firstname.lastname@example.org . White is currently setting up group skill sessions for the summer. Sessions will be free, and the focus will be improving individual skill sets as well as building a foundation for playing together as a team.
Outlaw Golf Club Open
The Outlaw Golf Club in Hideout Canyon is open for the season. The scenic nine-hole course is open daily from 8 a.m. until dusk. Located off of S.R. 248, the course offers nine holes for $35 (including a cart rental). Call 435-901-4227 for more information or to book a tee time.
Summer Tennis Camps
PC Tennis offers two and a half hours of drills, games and competition for children ages 7 to 13 on Mondays through Fridays from June 9 to Aug. 15. Each session will include stroke production, footwork and match play. The fee is $45 per day. For info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
PC Recreation Dirt Jump Clinics
Advance your biking skills and get comfortable in the Dirt Jump Park with PC Recreation’s Dirt Jump Clinics for children and adults. Four-day sessions are offered throughout the summer for an $80 fee. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Summer Swim Lessons
PC Recreation offers a wide variety of swim lessons for all levels at the PC MARC Lap Pool for ages 3 to 14. Private lessons and group sessions are available. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Barre Classes at the PC MARC
Strengthen your core and increase flexibility with a unique workout using the ballet barre along with other fitness equipment. "Barre Fit" is Tuesday and Thursday at noon, and "Barre Tone" is Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Daily class rates apply or included in class pass. Call 615-5401 or visit parkcityrecreation.org for more information.
Primal Move at Silver Mountain
Primal Move is not your typical gym workout. It is a hot new fitness trend that brings back the playful side of exercise. There is purpose, direction, and a primary goal to move and feel better when you leave than when you arrived. It’s perfect for athletes who want to prevent injuries or anyone wanting to improve balance and flexibility. Silver Mountain Sports Club offers Primal Move classes at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Prospector Park through certified personal trainer Kevin Rail. Drop-in fee is $15 or 11-class punch passes are available for $100. Contact Rail for more information at 435-729-0797 or email@example.com.
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