Sports Briefs, July 26, 2017 |

Sports Briefs, July 26, 2017

Local sports happenings in our area

Park City Running Club
Park City Running Club trains three days per week throughout the summer; Tuesdays and Thursdays at Dozier Field Track from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at Willow Creek Park from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Visit to register now. Fall schedule coming soon.

En Plein Air Open Space Art Series
Join Basin Recreation, local artist Scott Filipiak and Utah Open Lands Naturalist Mike Auger on July 29 at the Toll Canyon Open Space to learn about native plants and create a masterpiece. Participants will enjoy a short hike among one of Basin Recreation's Open Space, while learning the names of wildflowers along the way, then settling in to allow the creative juices to flow en plein air. All levels are welcome to join. Art supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own. Classes are held outside, so please come prepared for changing weather. Please bring water, snacks, and something to sit on if desired. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon and will meet at the Gorgoza Trailhead parking lot. Cost is $15.

The Park City High School boys' golf team will be holding team tryouts on July 29 at Park City Golf Course. Interested golfers will need to be there by 6:20 a.m. to warm up. The tryout is for all ninth- to 12th-grade boys interested in trying out for the team. Contact head coach George Murphy for more details at

Summer Camps with Park City Rec
It’s not too late to make this summer memorable for your child. Park City Recreation offers skateboarding, dirt jump and tennis camps through August 18, and two sessions of swim lessons are still available. Visit or call the PC MARC at 435-615-5401 for more information and to register.

Youth Tumbling
The PC MARC's Youth Tumbling program promotes movement skills, balance, coordination and upper body strength for 2- to 7-year-olds. Choose between three age specific classes offered on Thursdays, Aug. 3 to 24, or Saturdays, Aug. 5 to 26, at various times at the PC MARC. The fee is $45 per session, and scholarships are available. To view the schedule and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach puppy, basic and intermediate obedience classes on Tuesday evenings, July 11 to August 15, at the Park City Ice Arena. Classes are for dogs, ages 10 weeks and older, including newly-adopted pets. The fee is $85. For info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

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Park City Baseball Summer Camp
Park City Baseball will be holding a camp for second to eighth graders of all levels Aug. 7-9 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. daily. The camp will be coached by PCHS baseball staff. Campers will learn and improve baseball skills in a fun environment. Visit to register and for more information.

Preschool Open Gym at Black Diamond Gymnastics
Black Diamond Gymnastics and Sports Center has opened its doors to children ages 1-5 and their parents to beat the summer heat during their Gross Motor development while staying cool in A/C. These open workouts are on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon, and Saturdays from noon to 1 p.m. Parents must attend. The fee per child is $10 and you can preregister online at under the calendar section or by phone at (435) 635-8100.

Twilight Track Meet Series
Ready to Race in the Twilight Track Meet Series? The three-part series will host its second meet on July 27 at 6 p.m. at Dozier Field. The third and final one will take place on Aug. 10. One could participate in uinlimited events for $5 and is free for Park City Running Club runners. For more information, contact Steve Cuttitta at 810-625-3761.

Dirt Jump Camp and Skateboard Camp
Summer fun is far from over. There are still three sessions of Skateboard Camp and one session of Dirt Jump Camp remaining for kids to advance their skills. Skateboard Camp is for ages 5 to 18, and Dirt Jump Camp is for 8 to 18. Sessions are four days and just $85. For more info on dates, times, and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Park City Fly Fishing Club
Youth ages 12-17 are invited to learn to fly fish with Park City Recreation & the Utah Department of Wildlife Services. The fly fishing program will take place at the Deer Valley ponds on Wednesdays, July 19, through August 23 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Fee is only $25 and equipment is provided for those without their own. For more info, visit or call 615-5400.

Termite Hockey Camp
The Park City Ice Arena will host the Termite Hockey Camp from August 14-18 from 1-4:30 p.m. Each camp is sold separately for girls and boys from the ages of 5-7. Campers must be able to skate forward, backward and stop comfortably in hockey skates. The June Camp will cost $190 and will increase to $210 on June 5. The August Camp will also be $190 and will increase to $210 on July 31. For more information or to register, visit Contact with questions.

Free Yoga in the Park
Kick off August weekends in a peaceful way with Basin Recreation for free Yoga in the Park. Join us every Saturday during the month of August from 8-9 a.m. at The Woods at Parley's Lane with Jenessa. Cost is free. Please bring your own mat to class. To register and for more information, visit or call 655-0999.

Walk with Ease
The PC MARC will offer a session of Walk with Ease, a program developed by the Arthritis Foundation designed to help participants walk safely, with reduced pain, and increased flexibility and strength. Certified instructors will teach on the PC MARC's indoor track, June 27 to August 4, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11 a.m. The session fee is $30. Register at or call 615-5400.

Summer Swim Lessons
Advance your child's swimming ability this summer at the PC MARC. Swim lessons for ages six months to 12 years are offered morning, evening, and weekends. For more info on schedules and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Doubles Volleyball League
Coed, all men and all women volleyball teams are welcome to participate in Open Division, 2-on-2 play for those 18-and-over. The self-officiated league consists of round-robin play followed by a double-elimination tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team. Matches are played on Thursdays from June 15 to August 17 and will go from 6-10 p.m. at the City Park Sand Courts. The fee is $100 per team. Register by June 8 at or call 615-5400.

Summer Tennis Programs at the PC MARC
Kids will improve their strokes and skills on the courts with the PC MARC's youth and junior tennis programs this summer for kids of all abilities. Mini Camp is for ages 3 to 7, Tennis Camp is available for 7 to 13 year olds and Tennis Training is for 11 and older. For more info on dates, times and fees, visit or call 615-5400.

PC MARC Birthday Party Packages
Make your birthday an event to remember by having a party at the PC MARC. Two levels of packages are available. Package one includes room rental for 20 guests, and package two includes pizza, decorations and use of the PC MARC facility offerings. Receive a 10 percent discount when adding on offerings from Kim's Cold-Blooded Creatures, Backyard Parties, and The Paint Mixer. For more info on booking a party, call 615-5400 or visit

Skating Academy, Basic Hockey Skating and Learn to Play Hockey
The Park City Ice Arena is offering basic camps for skating and hockey on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. There will be early-summer dates (July 5, 10, 12, 17, and 19) and late-summer dates (July 26 and 31, Aug. 2, 7 and 9) for the camps. For more information or to register, visit Contact with questions.

Wasatch Ladies Golf Association
Play golf with a fun bunch of ladies every Tuesday morning May through September. Annual fee is $30, plus green fees. Most play is at Wasatch Golf Course and occasionally at Soldier Hollow. Traditional tournaments and some fun handicapped, games as well. Golfers of all ability levels welcome, as well as new members. This is an 18-hole league. To sign up, send a message to

Youth Scholarships
Park City Recreation offers scholarships for youth recreation programs. Qualifying applicants can receive at least 50 percent off program fees. The upcoming spring/summer season has something for every age group; soccer, tennis, swimming, camps, skate, dirt jump and more. You can find fee reduction applications at PCSD schools, the PC MARC or online at