Sports Briefs, March 11, 2017
Local sports happenings in our area
Ski Boots to Swimsuits Fitness Program
Basin Recreation is offering a Ski Boots to Swimsuits Fitness Program to help transition you to your favorite summer sports. This eight-week program runs April 4 through May 25 every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at The Fieldhouse. Cost is $150 for 16 classes. No drop-in fee for this program. To register, visit basinrecreation.org or call 655-0999. For information, contact Necia Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 435-655-0999 ext. 17.
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 http://www.parkcityrecreation.org.
2017 Basin Recreation Little League Baseball & Softball
Register now for Basin Recreation’s Little League Baseball and Softball program. Available for kids aged 4 to 14 years old. Sign-up before March 15 to receive the early-bird rate. The season begins on March 28 for the Majors Division and on April 17 for all other divisions. This program is dependent on coach volunteers, so please consider sharing your time and knowledge. Pre-season instructional clinics are also available. To register or for information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org.
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, March 20 through April 28 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11 a.m. The session fee is $30. Register at parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Spring Youth Soccer League
Registration is now open for PC Recreation’s Spring Youth Soccer League for ages 4 to 11. The league is held April 15 to June 3 on Saturdays and/or Wednesdays at the Park City Sports Complex. The $70 fee includes uniform. Parent volunteers are needed to coach every team and head coaches receive a 50% discount on the registration fee. Registration deadline is March 17. Space is limited. For information and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435.615.5401.
Fun over 50: CPR/AED class
Basin Recreation is offering a CPR and AED certification class for the Fun over 50 group. Learn how to save a life by becoming CPR & AED certified through the American Red Cross. The cost for the class is $35. Register online now at http://www.basinrecreation.org. Space is limited to the first 12 participants. The class will be held at Trailside Park on March 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. Email Angie Greenburg at email@example.com for information.
Park City Water Polo is a USA Water Polo sanctioned competitive club dedicated to teaching young athletes the fundamentals of water polo while developing players’ skills, fitness and game-sense toward advanced levels of play. The Youth (14U) water polo spring season begins March 1. All abilities welcome. Practices are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Park City Aquatic Center at Ecker Hill Middle School. Cost is $100. We are offering newcomers a few weeks of play on March 6, 8 and 10, so players can give the game a try before the March 12 registration deadline. A parent meeting is scheduled for March 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the pool. For information or to register, visit parkcitywaterpolo.com.
Park City Soccer Club Developmental Academy
PCSC is offering both girls and boys specific Academy sessions for players between the ages of 6 and 9 years old. Led by professional coaches, the primary goals of PCSC Youth Academy are teaching the game of soccer in a fun environment, facilitating a love for the game, and promoting the development of basic skills. Players may sign up for either Wednesday or Friday sessions during the 12-week program, which runs February 15 – May 19. For information, visit http://www.parkcitysoccer.org or contact Academy Directors Matt Terwillegar (Boys) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mara Rabin Discoe (Girls) at email@example.com.
Free PC MARC Admission for Students
During the school year students 6-18 years of age are invited to participate in a wealth of activities at the PC MARC for free when presenting student I.D. Monday – Friday from 2-4 p.m. Activities are unsupervised and include ping pong, gaga ball, the basketball gym, teen area and more. Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Those 12 and older may use the workout area. For information, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
One-Dollar Mondays for Students at PC MARC
It’s Monday Funday at the PC MARC! Students 9 – 18 years can enjoy a wealth of activities at the PC MARC for just $1 when presenting student I.D. between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Activities are unsupervised and include ping pong, the basketball gym, teen area and more. Those 12 – 18 may use the workout area. For information, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Adult Lunch Bunch
Adult Lunch Bunch is held on Wednesdays at noon 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. Register today at 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 to 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 ParkCitySpeedSkatingClub.blogspot.com.
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