Sports Briefs, June 14, 2017 |

Sports Briefs, June 14, 2017

Local sports happenings in our area

Skateboard Camp
PC Recreation has lined up Park City's best skaters for our 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 Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The fee per session is $85. For info and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

StART of Summer
Join Basin Recreation for the annual StART of Summer Color Run on Saturday, June 17 at Willow Creek Park, starting at 9 a.m. A 5K fun run, featuring powdered paint stations, will be sure to colorfully entertain. A one-mile run and a 100-yard dash for the kids will follow. Cost for the 5K is $15 per person or $45 per family prior to June 14. All pre-registered runners receive a Fun Run t-shirt. To register, visit or call 655-0999.

Termite Hockey Camp
The Park City Ice Arena will host the Termite Hockey Camp from June 19-23 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 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.

Park City Golf Club Junior Golf Camps
These clinic-style camps will cover all areas of the game of golf. Each clinic includes safety, grip, stance, putting, chipping, full swing, course etiquette and rules. Golf clubs will be furnished if needed. Each camp is four days including a Play Day. The play day includes a lunch following play on the golf course. Camp One is from June 12-15 and Camp Two is from June 19-22. Both camps will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $165 per session. Call 435-615-5800 for information.

Movie in the Park & Backyard Campout Night
Join Basin Recreation for the first Movie in the Park of the summer in conjunction with our annual Backyard Campout Night on Saturday, June 24 at Trailside Park. Tent setup will start at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at dusk. This year, you get to pick the movie between Zootopia, Kubo and the Two Strings or Secret Life of Pets. To reserve a tent site for $10, make a movie selection or for more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Dirt Jump Camps
PC Recreation's youth and parent/kid dirt jump camps are held throughout the summer beginning June 12 at the Park City Dirt Jump Park. Each session takes place Monday through Thursday and meets at 11 a.m. to noon for youth and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for parent/kid sessions. The fee is $85 per session, and helmets are required. For more details and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

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Adult Swim Clinic at Basin Recreation Fieldhouse
The Adult Swim Clinic series at Basin Recreation is open to anyone over the age of 15 interested in learning how to swim, improve their stroke technique or become more efficient in the water. This program goes step by step through the basics of body position and the progression of each stroke. Classes will be offered two times per week for four weeks, starting on June 6. Cost of this program is $80.00 and requires registration. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Aquatics Coordinator Sydney Bull at

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.

Fit for Summer Sale at Basin Recreation
A three-month sale is available at Basin Recreation Fieldhouse from now until June 30. An individual pass costs $90, while a couple pass would run for $165. Students, seniors and military members can purchase a pass for $80. Also available in the deal is the option to add unlimited fitness classes to the pass. The sale is limited to one pass per person.

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 perecent 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

Park City Water Polo Summer Season
Registration is now open for Park City Water Polo's Summer Season. The youth (14U & under) season begins May 31. Practices are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Park City Aquatic Center at Ecker Hill Middle School. The cost is only $75. All abilities are welcome, so this is the perfect opportunity to give the sport a try. For information or to register, visit

Fun Over Fifty Summer Activities<.b>
Basin Recreation's Fun Over Fifty summer calendar is full of activities designed for people over 50. The Hiking Club starts June 9 and meets weekly on Fridays, with hikes ranging from Round Valley to Mount Timpanogos. Rafting, SUP, Wakesurf and Fly-Fishing are some of the other Outdoor Adventures we offer on Wednesdays. Over-the-Hill Mountain Biking meets Thursday mornings all summer long. Yoga, Ballroom Dance and Pickleball are also available. For more information about Basin's Fun Over Fifty programs please visit or email Patrick Saucier at

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.

Mountain Miles Race Series
Whether you’re already a runner or you’re just starting to rack up some mileage, join Basin Recreation for a three-run series this summer. The series is designed to build your endurance, incorporate elevation climbs and challenge you to take your running to the next level. Visit for routes and more details.

Swim Coaches and Instructors Wanted
The Basin Recreation Fieldhouse is looking for experienced and knowledgeable individuals who are interested in teaching Youth Swim Lessons and/or coaching U.S. Masters Swimming and other Adult Aquatics Fitness Programs. You must be sixteen (16) years of age or older to apply and must have current CPR, AED and First Aid certifications, as well as strong swimming skills and knowledge of the sport. Applications and other job opportunities are available online at or please inquire with Aquatics Coordinator Sydney Bull at

Youth & Adult Karate
The PC MARC is offering sessions of Youth and Adult Karate from May 30 to June 29. It's a great way to improve fitness, confidence and focus. Adult sessions are for those 14 and over and take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. Youth sessions are available for ages 4 and older, class schedules vary. For pricing, schedules and to register, visit or call 615-5400.

Third Annual Cornhole Classic
Basin Recreation is hosting the Third Annual Cornhole Classic on Saturday, July 15 at Willow Creek Park. This double-elimination tournament begins at 1 p.m. and goes until the Park City Cornhole Champions of the World are crowned. Cost is $20 per team and trophies will be presented to the winners. Find a partner, come up with a sweet name and register on Contact for more information.

Basin Recreation Ultimate Frisbee League
Basin Recreation's Summer Ultimate Frisbee League is back. This coed league runs June 11 through July 16, featuring a regular-season schedule and tournament finish. Games will be played on Thursday and Sunday evenings. All players receive a team shirt. Drop-in to orientation night on June 1 or June 4 at Willow Creek Park to check it out. Register individually for $30 and be drafted to a team. Basin Rec Ultimate discs are available for $10 when you register. Visit for more information or to sign up today. Contact with questions.

First Aid/CPR Course
Make sure you are prepared when an emergency happens by learning First Aid, CPR and AED Skills with Park City Recreation's one-day course. National Safety Council Instructors will lead the session for those 15 and older on Monday, June 5, from 5:30-10 p.m. at the PC MARC. The fee is $60. Register by the day before at or call 615-5400.

Summer Camps at Basin Recreation
Basin Recreation is getting ready for summer, so it's time to sign up for summer camps. Join us 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 H20 Adventure, tennis and mountain bike. And don't miss out on our new Teen Adventure Tuesdays for the older camper. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. To sign up, visit or call 655-0999.

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

Trailside Disc Golf Course
Basin Recreation's Trailside Disc Golf Course is the only free year-round disc golf course in the area. Spring is here and it's time to hit the links…chain links! Come check out the latest addition to Trailside Park and enjoy a fun round of disc golf while soaking up the great views and exercise. Whether you're new to the sport or an old vet chasing that first ace, this nine-hole course has something for everyone. No discs, no problem. Stop into our Admin Offices at the base of the park and borrow some. Have your next company outing at TDGC. Visit for more information or follow us on Facebook @trailsidediscgolfcourse.

Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC
Find out how Eastern Medicine can perfect your digestion at this month's Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC. Maile McKain will offer ten tips to keep digestion from slowing you down. Join her on Wednesday, May 10 at noon. For more info, visit or call 615-5400.

Drop-In Pickleball
Basin Recreation hosts free Drop-In Pickleball at Trailside Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. There are four lined courts setup each day. There is always a playing rotation so that no one is left out or sitting for too long. Pickleball is a great fun for anyone looking for sunshine, exercise and friendly competition. Paddles and balls are available to borrow, so simply show-up and play. For information, visit or email

Basin Recreation Youth Fall Soccer
Basin Recreation's Youth Fall Soccer program for players as young as 4 years old up to ninth-graders will begin the week of August 21. Cost is $70, but register before July 15 and receive the early-bird discount. Each registrant will receive a complimentary season pass to Real Monarchs games at Rio Tinto Stadium all summer long. Stay tuned for more information regarding our preseason player and coach clinics. This program is dependent on volunteer coaches, so please consider sharing your time and knowledge. We will have a professional coach available this year to assist with practices. Register online at or email with questions.

PC Recreation Summer Program Registration
The new edition of Play Magazine, Park City Recreation's digital resource for youth and adult recreation offerings is now available online. Registration for all summer programs opens on April 1. Some programs fill up quickly, so be sure to view the magazine online to have your selections ready for registration day. To view Play Magazine and register, visit

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