Sports briefs: March 23
Mountain Trails registration
Registration for the Mountain Trails Foundation’s summer events – the Tour Des Suds mountain bike race and the Triple Trail Challenge footraces – is open now at mountaintrails.org. All event proceeds support Mountain Trails Foundation, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to building, maintaining and protecting trails for non-motorized recreation in the Park City area.
Blast Ball & Tee Ball
Basin Recreation’s Blast Ball and Tee Ball programs will be running from April 15 to May 22. Blast Ball is geared toward boys and girls ages 3 to 4 and Tee Ball is structured for ages 5 to 6. Programs take place at The Fieldhouse. Specific dates and times vary by division. The cost is $80 for Blast Ball, $90 for Tee Ball. Learn more and register at basinrecreation.org.
Park City High School Mountain Bike Club
There will be an informational meeting Wednesday, April 3, from 6–7 p.m. at the Summit County Library in Kimball Junction for all interested riders and parents. The team will compete in cross country mountain bike riding & racing through the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). The team is open to fall semester seventh- through twelfth-grade students. There is no need to register in advance. Email Chris Best at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 760-846-1280 with any questions.
Park City MARC is hosting soccer leagues for teens and adults who want to develop their skills through games, activities and scrimmages. The season opens on April 24 and runs on Wednesdays for kids ages 11-15 of all skill levels. There is also an adult seven-versus-seven league starting April 11 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration for both programs can be found online at parkcityrecreation.org or by calling 435-615-5400.
TRI IT OUT
Basin Recreation is offering a nine-week fitness program to help athletes prepare for a sprint triathlon scheduled for June 1 at The Fieldhouse. Newcomers to the sport are welcome. The program runs April 1 to June 1 and meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at The Fieldhouse. The cost is $195. Learn more or register at basinrecreation.org.
Walk with Ease
Basin Recreation’s April session of Walk with Ease, a four-week program that focuses on walking to help or prevent arthritis, is taught by instructors certified through the Arthritis Foundation. The program is could help those trying to rehabilitate after an injury or those seeking to increase mobility while making new walking buddies. Classes run April 2-25 and meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10–11 a.m. at The Fieldhouse. Cost is $20 or free with a Silver Sneakers or Renew Active card. Learn more or register at basinrecreation.org.
Royal Court Pickleball
Each Friday from 12-2 p.m., the PC MARC gymnasium will be reserved for Royal Court Pickleball. This drop-in program takes the form of round-robin play. Winners stay on the court; losers are sent to the bottom and must work their way back to the top. Royal Court Pickleball is included in monthly facility passes or requires a $7 drop-in fee. Equipment available at the MARC front desk.
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