Sports Briefs: May 22
National Ability Center Barn Party
The National Ability Center is hosting its annual Barn Party on Saturday, June 1, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Bronfman Family Ranch Recreation and Education Center located at 1000 Ability Way in Park City. The event will pay tribute to volunteers, staff and students at the National Ability Center. The event will feature barbecue, live music, adaptive riding and roping demonstrations, activities for youth, mechanical bull riding, a silent auction and line dancing. Country western attire is highly encouraged. Tickets are available at discovernac.org.
To prevent the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels throughout Utah, several annual mandatory watercraft inspection stations have opened for the summer, a press release from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said. There will be more inspection stations this year than in past years.
National Trails Day
Basin Recreation is celebrating the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Trailside Park, during which it invites members of the community to help maintain the trails. Tools and training will be provided by Basin Recreation, but volunteers should bring gloves, a hat and sunscreen. Learn more at basinrecreation.org.
First Aid/CPR Course
The Park City MARC is hosting First Aid, CPR and AED clinics from certified National Safety Council instructors on Monday, June 3, from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. Registration is available online at parkcityrecreation.org or by calling 435-615-5400. This course meets national safety standards.
PC Women’s Golf 18 hole league
The Park City Women’s Golf Association has rescheduled its 18-hole league spring social for Wednesday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. The event costs $25, and includes a full meal with beverages and dessert. The event will discuss details of the upcoming season, including its weekly flighted games, and is open to all women. For more information and location (private residence) call or text Karen at 435-513-6190. The deadline to RSVP is May 29.
Tiny Tri Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed for the seventh annual Park City Recreation Tiny Tri, a triathlon for children. The event is scheduled for June 8 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the PC MARC. Volunteers are needed on the routes, which are in Park Meadows. Interested persons may contact Karen Yocum for further information at 435-615-5413 or email@example.com.
Adult Swim Clinics
Basin Recreation’s adult swim clinics run through May 30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. The clinics are open to anyone over the age of 15 interested in learning how to swim, improving stroke technique or becoming more efficient in the water. Cost is $80. Learn more and register at basinrecreation.org.
New Rider Mountain Bike Clinic
Basin Recreation’s mountain bike clinic teaches participants to corner better around switchbacks, descend more safely, ride over obstacles and learn basic bike maintenance. Taught by IMBA certified coaches, the class will meet Tuesday, May 28, and Thursday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trailside Bike Park and Round Valley. Participation cost is $40. Learn more and register at basinrecreation.org.
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During her career, Yocum had a hand in nearly every recreational program that was offered at the MARC, including the creation of new programs such as archery and fishing.