Sports Briefs, July 6, 2016
Park City Recreation presents the 2016 Skateboard Series at 11 a.m. on July 30 and Sept. 5 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 register for $15 day-of at 10 a.m. Space is limited. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org.
Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC
Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy and Basic obedience classes on Tuesday evenings until Aug. 9 at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs age 10 weeks and older, including newly-adopted pets. Puppy class is at 6 p.m. and Basic follows at 7 p.m. The fee is $75. For info and to register, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Fishing Club
Kids ages 6 to 12 are invited to learn to fish with Park City Recreation and the Utah Department of Wildlife Services. The fishing program will take place at the Deer Valley ponds on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 5 to 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The fee is only $15, and equipment is provided for those without their own. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
The Hiking Club
Basin Recreation has formed The Hiking Club for people interested in hiking with a group. This group meets at The Fieldhouse on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 9 a.m. Monday hikes will be on Basin Recreation’s local trail system, which is a great way to learn some new trails. Fridays are generally more mountainous, traveling to Sundance, the Uintas, Snowbird and Timpanogos for a variety of easy-to-moderate hikes. Just meet at The Fieldhouse and a van will drive to the trailhead. The cost is $5. Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999. For more information, contact Patrick Saucier at HYPERLINK “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org” email@example.com.
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 Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 5 to Aug. 11, noon to 1 p.m. Designed to sculpt and strengthen, the class is led by fitness coach and two-time Olympic skier Jillian Vogtli. The class fee is $155. For info and to register, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Basin Recreation Youth Fall Soccer
Basin Recreation’s Youth Fall Soccer program for players age 4 to those in 9th grade will begin the week of Aug. 25. Registration is now open and the cost is $70 per participant. The early-bird rate will increase after July 15. This is a popular program and divisions are sure to fill quickly. Register online at BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999 for more information.
Fun Over Fifty: Fun. Social. Exercise.
Basin Recreation has new activities just for people over 50! Basin Recreation’s Fun Over Fifty category offers something for everyone 50-plus. Summer activities include weekly Hiking Club events, standup paddleboarding, drop-in pickleball, sailing, rafting/kayaking and over-the-hill mountain biking. These are great for beginners and anyone interested in group recreation. Stop by The Fieldhouse, visit BasinRecreation.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about these programs.
Park City M.O.B. (Moms on Bikes)
Park City Recreation offers weekly mountain bike rides for moms, led by moms on Park City’s vast network of trails. Rides are held on Wednesdays until Sept. 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Email email@example.com to be added to the email list. Ride locations change each week.
Guided Hikes with Basin Recreation
Come explore with Basin Recreation’s free guided hikes. All hikes will meet at The Fieldhouse and last an hour and a half to two hours. Leaders will pick a different trail every month through September. For more information and last minute updates, visit BasinRecreation.org, like Snyderville Basin Recreation on Facebook, or call 435-655-0999.
The Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District is currently contemplating new trails in the Kimball Junction Open Space, below the Utah Olympic Park. The plan considers approximately 1.5 to 2 miles of natural surface (single track) trails. One trail will connect to the new Olympic Park trails and another trail will be a loop above the RTS Trail. Basin Recreation is seeking public input on what type of trails will best suit this area. To voice your opinion, visit HYPERLINK “https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MJJ2MKR” https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MJJ2MKR. If you are having trouble with the link, you can find the survey at HYPERLINK “http://www.basinrecreation.org” BasinRecreation.org.
Adult Learn to Play Hockey
The Park City Ice Arena will hold four Adult Learn to Play Hockey classes on upcoming Sundays. The classes will run from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. on July 10 and 17. The class is for ages 14 and up and the registration fee is $82. Enrollment includes admission for one friend or family member to a Stick and Puck class held at class time on the other side of the ice. Equipment is required and may be rented for a $15 fee. Please arrange equipment fitting seven days in advance. Required equipment includes a helmet, elbow pads, gloves, pants, shin pads and skates. To register, call 435-615-5707 or stop by the front desk. For more information, call 435-615-5702 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Skating Camp
The Park City Ice Arena will host a Basic Skating Camp Aug. 8-12. The camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Basic Skating Camp is for skaters at least 4 years of age and of all skill levels, as long as they have taken group skating classes, private lessons or skate regularly on their own and can skate comfortably without assistance. This camp has a recreational focus. The camps costs $170, with the cost increasing to $190 on July 25. To register, call 435-615-5707 or stop by the front desk.
Playin’ the Basin Way
Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in adaptive (physical, mental or other limitations) populations and their siblings. Sessions will be held July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 3, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 3. For more information, email Helaine O’Keefe at email@example.com, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Termite Hockey Camp
The Park City Ice Arena will host a Termite Hockey Camp Aug. 1-5. The camp is for girls and boys ages 5-7 who can skate forward, backward and stop comfortably in hockey skates. The camp costs $185 (the price increases to $200 on July 18). To register, call 435-615-5707 or stop by the front desk.
Adult Lunch Bunch
Adult Lunch Bunch is held on Wednesdays at 12 p.m. at the Park City Ice Arena. This class is for the adult skater who wants to enjoy some social time on the ice with other adults, learn some new skills and get a great workout. Beginners and more advanced skaters are welcome to attend. Register today at HYPERLINK “http://www.parkcityice.org” ParkCityIce.org or call 435-615-5707.
Cardio Tennis Offerings at the PC MARC
Add an exciting new element to your workout by combining the cardio of tennis with the strength benefits of TRX. The PC MARC is offering both Cardio Tennis and Cardio TRX Tennis designed to improve fitness on and off the court. The high-energy, full-body workout is perfect, whether or not you are a tennis player! Classes are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The class fee is $17 for those who pre-register and $20 per class for drop-ins. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Speed Skating Club
Come join the Park City Speed Skating Club for the 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 visit is free so come take a lap with PCSSC. For more information, please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.parkcityspeedskatingclub.blogspot.com” ParkCitySpeedSkatingClub.blogspot.com.
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 4:30-5:15 p.m. for a great workout and music at a decibel level young people can appreciate. Ages 13 and over are welcome. For more info, visit HYPERLINK “http://www.parkcityrecreation.org” ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Pickleball at the PC MARC
PC Tennis invites those interested in racket sports to discover pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. Head to the PC MARC for a variety of pickleball programming, including drop-in/social play, tournaments, clinics and drills. For more info and schedules, look for the Park City Pickleball Group on Meetup.com.
Steele DeWald has his life in Park City down to a routine. After some strange encounters in his 20s, he’s OK with the mundane.