Sports Briefs, March 2, 2016
Fundraiser for Mackenzie Coyne
On Friday, March 4, Black Diamond Gymnastics will host a Kids Night Out fundraiser in honor of Mackenzie Coyne, a Trailside Elementary student who recently passed away. Coyne was a talented blue-level gymnast at Black Diamond. The event will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Black Diamond Gymnastics and Sports Center located at 1570 Newpark Blvd. D7 in Park City. The event is open to boys and girls ages 5-12. Pre-registration is required and the cost is $25 per child. All proceeds will be donated to the Coyne family. To pre-register, visit https://app.jackrabbitclass.com/reg.asp?id=513074 or call 435-615-1800.
Town Race Series at Park City Mountain
The popular Town Race Series at Park City Mountain Resort has returned for another season. The two remaining races will be held March 7 and March 21 at the Eagle Race Arena from 3-6 p.m. There will be awards in four categories, including a new high school category for non-USSA licensed racers. The entry fee is $20 per race for an individual. For teams of four racers, the cost is $75 per race. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityskiteam.org .
Recreation Public Meetings
Join Park City Recreation and Basin Recreation in upcoming public open houses to review and provide input on the community-wide Mountain Recreation Facilities Master Plan. Two open house sessions are scheduled for Wednesday, March 2 — one at the Park City MARC from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and one at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse from 5-7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.recfacilitiesmp.org.
March Tennis Social
Swing into spring with a round-robin, mixed doubles tennis social at the PC MARC. Tennis players of all levels are welcome to join on Saturday, March 5, from 6-9 p.m. Please bring a dish and beverage of choice to share. The fee is $5 per player. Register by March 3 at the front desk or call Melissa at 435-615-5429.
Spring Youth Soccer League
Registration is now open for PC Recreation’s Spring Youth Soccer League for children ages 4 to 11. The league is held April 13 to June 4 on Saturdays and/or Wednesdays at the Park City Sports Complex. The $70 fee includes a uniform. Parent volunteers are needed to coach every team, and head coaches receive a 50 percent discount on the registration fee. The registration deadline is March 14. Space is limited. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Moonlight Snowshoe Hikes
Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway will host a moonlight snowshoe hike on March 18. Check-in runs from 6-6:45 p.m. Hikers ages 8 and older are welcome, but no pets are allowed. Registration is $7 per person and $6 for snowshoe rental. Visit http://www.friendsofwasatch.org to register.
Youth Lacrosse Registration
Registration for boys’ and girls’ youth lacrosse is now open. Teams are available for players in grades 1-8. To sign up, visit http://www.parkcitylacrosse.org .
Basin Recreation Glow & Flow Yoga Class
Wear white and practice yoga under blacklights with special guest DJ Nourish on Thursday, March 24, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. The cost is $10. Drop in or pre-register to save your spot today! No fitness punch passes or monthly memberships accepted. For more information, please call Necia Emery at 435-655-0999 ext. 17 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basin Recreation Little League
Calling all coaches! Basin Recreation will transition from its traditional Youth Baseball program to a Little League International sanctioned Little League program this spring. Help is needed to make the inaugural season as seamless as possible. Basin Rec is currently seeking additional coaches and team sponsors ahead of the upcoming spring 2016 season. Anyone interested in coaching or sponsoring a team should contact email@example.com .
Ski with Basin Nordic Ski Program
Basin Recreation is offering Nordic Ski sessions in February and March. These classes are for kids and adults who are just learning to skate ski. Sessions are Sundays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at various Basin Recreation parks and trails. Bring your skis and enjoy Basin Recreation’s groomed ski trails and get a great workout. The cost is $35 per session or $10 drop in each week. The session is limited to 20 participants. This program will sell out, so register now! To register, visit basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Juniper Campground to Remain Open
Juniper Campground, located at Rockport State Park, will remain open all winter. The campground will be open with electric hookups only — the water and restroom will be closed. Campers with self-contained camp units can camp for $20 per night on a first-come, first-served basis. The roads and campground will be plowed all winter. Rockport State Park is located in Summit County off I-80 at the Wanship exit (Exit 155). For more information please call the park at 435-336-2241.
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 ParkCityIce.org or call 435-615-5707.
New Evening Childcare Hours at PC MARC
The PC MARC is now offering evening childcare hours so you can conveniently get your after-work fitness in. Fun and attentive childcare staff will keep children ages one to six entertained Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. for just $4 per hour. Daytime hours remain Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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.
Playin’ the Basin Way
Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in adaptive (physical, mental or other limitations) populations and their siblings. The dates are March 12 and April 9 from 4-6 p.m. For more information, email Helaine O’Keefe at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
PC MARC Child Care
The PC MARC makes working out convenient and affordable for parents. When thinking about that gym pass for the winter, consider the child care that is exclusively for patrons who are on site. Children ages 1-6 can join the fun Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $4 per hour. Call 435-615-5400 or visit ParkCityRecreation.org for more information.
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 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 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.
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