Sports Briefs, July 4, 2015
July 4 Mountain Fun Run
On July 4, the 33rd annual 5K Mountain Fun Run returns to Park City. Proceeds benefit the Park City Ski Team. The race begins at 8 a.m. in the Cole Sport parking lot at 1615 Park Ave. Race-day registration is available from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on July 4, with a cost of $25 for 11 and under and $35 for 12 and over.
PC Recreation, Ramp and Zeal Optics present the 2015 Skateboard Series on July 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Park City Skate Park. Don’t miss this fun opportunity for friendly competition against other local skaters. Divisions include Beginner Street, Girls Street, Intermediate Street, Advanced Street, Beginner Bowl and Open Bowl. Pre-register at the PC MARC for $10 or $15 day-of. Space is limited. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org.
On Monday nights this summer, lace up your running shoes with your family, friends, kids and colleagues and meet at Newpark Amphitheatre for a 1 Mile…ish fun run before dinner. The start time is 6:30 p.m., so come walk, jog, run, waddle or race your way along the course and make your way back for some Park City community camaraderie. Each night, your race bib will get you discounts around Newpark and some great sponsors are supporting the event this year! A MILERS Season Pass is available for the 10-week series; or runners can pay $10 for adults and $5 for kids 8-and-under each Monday night. Register and learn more at http://www.cooperwynnevents.com/newpark-miles/ .
Youth Dirt Jump Camp
PC Recreation’s dirt jump instructors will help children excel in the sport of progressive mountain biking with clinics for all levels of riders held at the Park City Dirt Jump Park. Ages 8 to 18 are welcome to enroll in the five sessions that began June 8. Camps are held Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon, and the fee is $80 per session. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Speed Skating Club
Come join the Park City Speed Skating Club as we begin our 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 6:15-8 p.m. and are coached by four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman. The first time is free so come take a lap with PCSSC! For more information, please visit parkcityspeedskatingclub.blogspot.com.
PC MARC’s Outdoor Group Personal Training
Enjoy the perks of having a personal trainer with team support. Join Miranda in a progressive outdoor adventure using the Quinn’s Junction Fitpark, fields and trails. Session Two is held July 14 to Aug. 20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The fee is $125. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Adult Dirt Jump Clinic
Get comfortable riding at the Park City Dirt Jump Park with our instructors who will help you quickly advance in progressive mountain biking. Camps are held July 6-9 and Aug. 3-6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The session fee is $80. Space is limited to 15 riders, so register today at parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
PC Recreation has lined up Park City’s best skaters for its Summer Skateboard Camp to teach children the basics and new tricks at the Park City Skate Park. There are eight sessions scheduled throughout the summer on Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
PC MARC instructors offer a great cardio and resistance-based workout in the lap pool. All levels ages 16 and over are welcome. Classes started June 8 and are held Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesday evenings, July 7 to Aug. 11 at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs ages 10 weeks and older, including newly adopted pets. The fee is $75. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Coached Swim Workouts
All levels of swimmers 16 and over can improve strokes and get in shape with PC Aquatics’ Coached Swim Workouts at the PC MARC lap pool beginning June 8 on Mondays through Fridays. For times and more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City M.O.B. (Moms on Bikes)
Weekly mountain bike rides led by moms for moms build skill and confidence on Park City’s vast network of trails. Rides are held on Wednesdays from June 24 to Sept. 9, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added the weekly updated email list. Locations change each week.
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 11, from 4-6 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.
Homes for our Troops Golf Tournament
On Friday, Aug. 28, Crater Springs Golf Course will host a tournament to benefit Homes for our Troops. Homes for our Troops’ mission is to build mortgage-free, specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans post-9/11, to enable them to rebuild their lives. All proceeds of the tournament will go directly to Homes for our Troops to support their outstanding efforts. Homes for our Troops has been recognized by The American Institute of Philanthropy as one of the "Top Rated Veterans and Military Charities." Help is needed with sponsors, donations and teams. For more information please contact Scott Quai at 801-381-6993 or Tony Maio at 801-735-4460. The email address is email@example.com
Rail Trail Closure
The Rail Trail is now closed under the bridge around mile post 153 between Promontory and Wanship. Due to construction in the Silver Creek area, it will remain closed throughout the summer and into the fall. Recreational users can still use most of the trail from Promontory or Wanship toward the bridge, but won’t be able to cross all the way through. The Utah Department of Transportation anticipates completing construction by mid-October, but that depends on weather conditions.
PC Recreation’s Adventure Camp allows kids ages 9 to 14 to take full advantage of our area’s outdoor recreation offerings, including rock climbing, sailing, river rafting, mountain biking and more. Five sessions are offered throughout the summer and are held Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Pre-Comp Swim Team
Swimmers ages 6 to 14 wishing to compete at a recreational level will benefit from coaching on stroke technique, speed and endurance by taking part in this summer’s Pre-Comp Swim Team at the PC MARC lap pool. Dates are June 8 to July 31, Mondays through Fridays. Competitions are held weekday evenings and some Saturdays. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
The Hiking Club
Learn new trails and meet like-minded enthusiasts with Basin Recreation’s "The Hiking Club," a Fun Over Fifty affiliate. With three tiers, The Hiking Club is sure to offer something for everyone. The free "Level 1: Walk n’ Roll Hikes" begin at The Fieldhouse and conclude at the Newpark Free Concert Series every Thursday from 4-6 p.m. These hikes are great for the new hiker or anyone simply looking for fun social exercise. If you get bored, try "Movin’ On Up: Level 2" ($5 every other Friday). These hikes are varied difficulties and range from 3-7 miles in distance. Still bored? Check out "Level 3: Up, Up and Away Hikes" ($10 every other Friday). These are the biggest and boldest peaks in the Wasatch, which means there is some travel time and great photo ops. This gradual approach to hiking and exercise allows you to decide when to take the next step.
Register at http://www.basinrecreation.org to join Basin Recreation and The Hiking Club on any of the scheduled hikes. Contact Patrick Saucier at 435-649-1564 x45 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
PC Recreation’s Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic
Join a small group of ladies this summer to learn and improve basic riding techniques with PC Recreation’s Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic. Tips and tricks will help build confidence and ability while becoming familiar with Park City’s extensive network of trails and making new friends. For dates, times and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Summer Tennis Programs at the PC MARC
Kids are invited to 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, dates, times and fees, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
‘Got Barre?’ Special Class
Basin Recreation is will present the ‘Got Barre?’ Special Class on Saturday, July 11, from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. This special event will be taught by the creator of ‘Got Barre?’ Laura Collier. This event is $10 and pre-registration is required. You may sign up at The Fieldhouse front desk or online at http://www.basinrecreation.org . For more information, please call Necia Emery at 435-655-0999, ext. 17 or email email@example.com .
Summer Swim Lessons
The PC MARC offers swim lessons on weekday mornings, evenings and Saturdays for ages 6 months and older. Swimmers are grouped into different levels to maximize their improvement and enjoyment. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
The PC MARC’s lap pool is open for the season and Master Swim is offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Come by for a lunch-hour swim! For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Bike With Basin Youth Summer Mountain Bike Camps
Mountain Bike campers will learn biking skills and discover new trails. Camps offered include Mini, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Mountain Biking. Camps are $75 -$100 per week depending on level. To register, visit basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Basin Recreation Summer Camps
Basin Recreation is getting ready for summer so it’s time to sign up for Summer Camps!
Sign up for a day, a week, or the whole summer for new and classic Basin Recreation adventures. Be sure to check out our most popular camps like our Sailing Adventure, H2O Adventure and All Out Adventure camps. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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.
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
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.
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Chase Campbell, a Park City High School sophomore, has a busy summer schedule, including the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships on July 22-23.