Sports Briefs, July 4-8, 2014 |

Sports Briefs, July 4-8, 2014

Local sports happenings in our area

Kids Karnival

Summer is in full swing at Basin Recreation! Stop by the Kids Karnival at The Fieldhouse on Saturday, July 12, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for some fun in the sun. Enjoy the Splashpad, bounce houses, games, face paint, a magician, and Kim’s Cold Blooded Creatures. And the best part about the Kids Karnival is it’s free. For more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC

With summer parties upon us, "Get in the Know" about limiting your exposure to liability in the event something happens to a driver or another guest as a result of the actions of one of your guests. Join Anne Cameron and Seth Adams of Miller Law Group on Wednesday, July 9, from noon to 1 p.m. for a Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC. For more info, visit or call 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 for more information.

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Basin Rec Guided Hike

Explore Basin Recreation’s vast trail system with the next free guided hike of the season on Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. at The Woods at Parley’s Lane. Meet at the trailhead on Sunrise Drive. Hikes last one to two hours. Be sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen! For more information, a full summer hike schedule, and last-minute updates, visit, like Basin Recreation on Facebook, 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 a series of Introduction to Lacrosse clinics July 21-25 and Aug. 11-15 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 for each session. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Fall Soccer

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 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 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 dates are July 12-13 or Aug. 2-3. The cost is $95 or you can sign up for one day only for $50. Email mary@axisfreeride, visit 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 for weekly updates.

Women’s Ski Jumping Banquet

Women’s Ski Jumping USA will hold a banquet on Thursday, July 17, at Montage Deer Valley. The event, titled "Give Them Wings & Watch Them Fly," will support the U.S. team and the new Fly Girls program. A few of the team members and 2014 Olympians will be on hand for the banquet. For tickets and cool team swag, visit

Park City SUP Kids Camp

Park City Standup Paddleboarding will host two kids’ camps this. Sessions will be held July 14-18 and 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 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.

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:

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 or call 435-655-0999.

Free Pickleball Clinics The PC MARC has new pickleball courts. Drop in play began on June 9 and 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

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 . 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 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 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 or call 435-615-5400.

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten is teaching Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays from June 10 to July 15 at the City Park Recreation Building. 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 or call 615-5400.

Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic

Hit the trails with a small group of women to learn basic riding techniques, boost your confidence and improve your overall riding with PC Recreation’s Women’s Mountain Bike Clinics. Sessions are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays for two weeks in July. The fee is $70. Space is limited, so sign up now. For a schedule and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Pickleball at the PC MARC

One of the fastest-growing sports in America, pickleball is now offered at the PC MARC. This popular, fun sport has simple rules and lots of action. Racquet sport enthusiasts and newcomers are welcome to play on the MARC’s three indoor pickleball courts Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $3 per player. For more info, visit or call 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 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