Sports Briefs, May 13, 2017
Local sports happenings in our area
Young Riders Bike Swap
The Young Riders Youth Mountain Biking program will be hosting its annual Bike Swap this Saturday from 8 to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 to 3 p.m. The Swap is held at the Yard Event Center on 1251 Kearns Boulevard, which is behind the Blind Dog Restaurant. By 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Young Riders expect 80 percent of the inventory to be gone, so be sure to get there early. For more information http://www.youngriders.com.
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, May 15, or June 5 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the PC MARC. The fee is $60. Register by the day before at parkcityrecreation.org 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 basinrecreation.org 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 email@example.com.
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 parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Basin Recreation hosts free Drop-In Pickleball at Trailside Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 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 http://www.basinrecreation.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come see what the archery resurgence is all about. The NASP certified staff will teach everything participants need to know about safely hitting a bullseye. Equipment is provided and safety and technique will be taught at the PC MARC, May 10 to June 7 on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Sessions are offered for ages 10 to 11, and 12 to adult. The fee is $55. For more info and to register visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Pre-comp Swim Team and spring swim lessons
Park City Recreation offers two great opportunities for kids to get a jumpstart on the summer swim season at the PC MARC. Spring Swim Lessons for ages six months to 12 years are offered May 2 to May 25 on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Pre-Comp Swim Team allows kids ages 6 to 14 to hone their strokes from May 8 to June 2, Monday through Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. For registration and more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
Parent/Kid and All-Girl Skateboard Clinics
PC Recreation offers instructional skateboard clinics for kids and their parents and all girls at the Park City Skate Park on Sundays, May 7 to May 28. The Parent/Kid sessions are held 8:30 to 10 a.m., and the All-Girls clinic follows at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
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 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, April 18 to May 23 at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs, ages 10 weeks and older, including newly-adopted pets. The fee is $75. For info on class times and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 615-5400.
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.
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.
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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The Youth Sport Alliance is planning on expanding its program through the rest of the county, and, depending on a grant from the Women’s Giving Fund, adding two part-time positions.