Sports Briefs, May 27-29, 2015 |

Sports Briefs, May 27-29, 2015

Girls on the Run Utah 5k race

Girls on the Run is an after-school positive youth development program for 3rd-8th grade girls. For the third year, we are at all of the elementary schools in Park City, as well as Weilenmann and Ecker. The program is at over 100 sites in Utah and reaches about 1,500 girls. The mission of Girls on the Run is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident. The Girls on the Run 5k race is Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m., at Sugar House park. Girls are encouraged to arrive early for pre-race fun, such as face painting, getting your hair ‘happied’ and dancing to warm-up music. Children who enter the race will receive a Girls on the Run super-hero cape. For more information visit or call Heidi Moreton at 801-913-5584.

Canyons Golf Course opening

The Canyons Golf Course is scheduled to open to the public this Friday, May 29. For information, visit .

PCHS Boys’ Lax Alumni Game

The Park City High School Boys’ Lacrosse team is hosting its annual alumni game this Friday, May 29. All former and current players are invited to attend. The game will take place at Dozier field at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Caleb Case at

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Bike to School and Work Day

School is almost out, so let’s start the summer a bit early with a great bike ride! Celebrate Bike to School and Work Day with Basin Recreation and Park City Municipal on Friday, May 29. Participating schools are Jeremy Ranch, Parley’s Park, McPolin and Trailside Elementary from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Adults, grab your bikes and meet at Quinns Complex, Squatters Restaurant or the Fieldhouse. Look for some fun giveaways at the event tables.

PCHS Youth Boys Basketball Camp

Featuring Coach Fine, his staff and players, the PCHS Youth Boys Basketball Camp will be held at the Park City High School gymnasiums June 8-10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $70 for pre-registration through June 1 and $80 for on-site registration. The camp is for players in grades 4-8. Pre-register by emailing Coach Fine at by June 1, or register on-site beginning at 8:30 a.m. June 8 at PCHS.


PC MARC instructors offer a great cardio and resistance-based workout in the lap pool. All levels ages 16 and over are welcome. Classes start June 8 and are held Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Coached Swim Workouts

All levels of swimmers 16 and over can improve strokes and get in shape with PC Aquatics’ Coached Swim Workouts at the PC MARC lap pool beginning June 8 on Mondays through Fridays. For times and more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Playin’ the Basin Way

Basin Recreation is holding open field time for those in the adaptive (physical, mental or other limitation) populations and their siblings on Saturday, June 12 and July 11, from 4-6 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. Enjoy bounce houses, bowling, hula hoops, sports and much more. For more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Rail Trail Closure

The Rail Trail is now closed under the bridge around mile post 153 between Promontory and Wanship. Due to construction in the Silver Creek area, it will remain closed throughout the summer and into the fall. Recreational users can still use most of the trail from Promontory or Wanship toward the bridge, but won’t be able to cross all the way through. The Utah Department of Transportation anticipates completing construction by mid-October, but that depends on weather conditions.

Park City Soccer Club Team Tryouts

Park City Soccer Club is holding free Competitive Team tryouts May 18-30. Park City Soccer Club offers competitive soccer programs for boys and girls age 6-18. Tryout registration and additional information is available online at Please contact PCSC Coaching Director Bob Martin at 435-655-5766 or with any questions.

PC Recreation Soccer Camp

Coach Randy Farris provides a high-quality, exciting camp for soccer-skill development for ages 7 to 15. Three sessions are offered throughout the summer with a choice of morning-only or full-day, Monday through Friday. Camps start June 15. For more info and to register visit or call 435-615-5400.

Adventure Camp

PC Recreation’s Adventure Camp allows kids ages 9 to 14 to take full advantage of our area’s outdoor recreation offerings, including rock climbing, sailing, river rafting, mountain biking and more. Five sessions are offered throughout the summer and are held Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Pre-Comp Swim Team

Swimmers ages 6 to 14 wishing to compete at a recreational level will benefit from coaching on stroke technique, speed and endurance by taking part in this summer’s Pre-Comp Swim Team at the PC MARC lap pool. Dates are June 8 to July 31, Mondays through Fridays. Competitions are held weekday evenings and some Saturdays. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Youth Dirt Jump Camp

PC Recreation’s dirt jump instructors will help children excel in the sport of progressive mountain biking with clinics for all levels of riders held at the Park City Dirt Jump Park. Ages 8 to 18 are welcome to enroll in the five sessions that are offered beginning June 8. Camps are held Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon, and the fee is $80 per session. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Junior Golf Camps

These clinic style camps at the Park City Golf Course will cover all areas of the game of golf. Each clinic includes safety, grip, stance, putting, chipping, full swing, course etiquette and rules. Golf clubs will be furnished if needed. Each camp is four days, including a Play Day. The Play Day includes a lunch following play on the golf course. The camps run June 8-10 (Play Day June 11), June 15-17 (Play Day June 18) and June 22-24 (Play Day June 25) from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The cost is $165 per session and sign-up is available at any time at Park City Golf Course.

Youth Karate

PC Recreation’s youth karate teaches children life lessons that build self-esteem, confidence, respect and fitness. The next session will be held at the PC MARC June 8 to July 1 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Tiny Tigers, ages 4 to 6, meets 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. or 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. The Ninjas class is for beginners ages 7 and up, and meets 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For info and to register visit or call 435-615-5400.

Skateboard Camp

PC Recreation has lined up Park City’s best skaters for our Summer Skateboard Camp to teach children the basics and new tricks at the Park City Skate Park. Eight sessions take place throughout the summer on Mondays through Thursdays beginning June 8, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. For info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Red Cross Lifeguard Course

Learn the skills that allow for a safe day at the pool with the Red Cross Lifeguard Course offered by Park City Recreation. This certification course is for those 15 and older. It will be held June 9 to 13. Registration deadline is June 8 and the fee is $185. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

The Hiking Club

Learn new trails and meet like-minded enthusiasts with Basin Recreation’s "The Hiking Club," a Fun Over Fifty affiliate. With three tiers, The Hiking Club is sure to offer something for everyone. The free "Level 1: Walk n’ Roll Hikes" begin at The Fieldhouse and conclude at the Newpark Free Concert Series every Thursday from 4-6 p.m. These hikes are great for the new hiker or anyone simply looking for fun social exercise. If you get bored, try "Movin’ On Up: Level 2" ($5 every other Friday). These hikes are varied difficulties and range from 3-7 miles in distance. Still bored? Check out "Level 3: Up, Up and Away Hikes" ($10 every other Friday). These are the biggest and boldest peaks in the Wasatch, which means there is some travel time and great photo ops. This gradual approach to hiking and exercise allows you to decide when to take the next step.

Register at to join Basin Recreation and The Hiking Club on any of the scheduled hikes. Contact Patrick Saucier at 435-649-1564 x45 or for more information.

PC Recreation’s Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic

Join a small group of ladies this summer to learn and improve basic riding techniques with PC Recreation’s Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic. Tips and tricks will help build confidence and ability while becoming familiar with Park City’s extensive network of trails and making new friends. For dates, times and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Co-ed Summer Nights Volleyball League

PC Recreation invites adults for summer evening fun on the sand volleyball courts in City Park. Co-ed Summer Nights Volleyball League is 4v4 play from June 2 to July 28 on Tuesdays, 6 to 10 p.m. The fee per team is $225, and the registration deadline is May 26. For info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

MayDay PlayDay

Come to MayDay PlayDay: A Basin Recreation Community Event on Saturday, May 30, from 12-4 p.m. Basin Rec has planned an afternoon of fun park events for kids and adults. A cornhole tournament (The Cornhole Classic), a youth sand volleyball tournament, pickleball clinic, ParCourse outdoor fitness class, ultimate Frisbee community pick-up game, disc golf demo and dog agility park training are some of the activities sure to make MayDay PlayDay a fun event. Visit the events calendar at for a schedule of activities or to register for a tournament. Email for more information.

Start of Summer 2015

Join Basin Recreation for the StART of Summer Color Run on Saturday, June 20, at Willow Creek Park. A 5K color run, a 1-mile run and a 100-dash will take place from 9-11 a.m. The cost for the 5K is $20 per person or $40 per family prior to June 19. All pre-registered runners receive a Fun Run T-shirt. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Summer Tennis Programs at the PC MARC

Kids are invited to improve their strokes and skills on the courts with the PC MARC’s youth and junior tennis programs this summer for kids of all abilities. Mini Camp is for ages 3 to 7, Tennis Camp is available for 7 to 13 year olds and Tennis Training is for 11 and older. For more info, dates, times and fees, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Movie in the Park

Join Basin Recreation for the first Movie in the Park of the summer in conjunction with the second-annual Backyard Campout Night on Saturday, June 27, at Trailside Park. Tent setup will start at 6 p.m. with the movie "Big Hero 6" starting at dusk. To reserve a tent site for $10 and for more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Summer Fitness Master Class

Join Basin Recreation for a fitness morning filled with cardio drills, strength activities, and tons of fun! The Summer Fitness Master Class is Saturday, June 27, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Matt Knoop Park. This event is $10 and pre-registration is required. You may sign up at The Fieldhouse front desk or online at . For more information, please call Necia Emery at 435-655-0999 ext. 17 or email

‘Got Barre?’ Special Class

Basin Recreation is will present the ‘Got Barre?’ Special Class on Saturday, July 11, from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. This special event will be taught by the creator of ‘Got Barre?’ Laura Collier. This event is $10 and pre-registration is required. You may sign up at The Fieldhouse front desk or online at . For more information, please call Necia Emery at 435-655-0999, ext. 17 or email .

Summer Swim Lessons

The PC MARC offers swim lessons beginning June 8 on weekday mornings, evenings and Saturdays for ages 6 months and older. Swimmers are grouped into different levels to maximize their improvement and enjoyment. For info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Volleyball Camps

Volleyball Summer Camp at Apex Volleyball is starting June 8. Beach volleyball groups are available for beginners, intermediate and advanced, ages 8 to 18. Volleyball is one of the fastest growing sports, and beach volleyball is now an NCAA sport. Apex had an incredible indoor season in 2015. The 12U team was the second-youngest team, but excelled to normally finish in the top two at tournaments. The 15U team had 19 wins in a row and four straight tournament championships. Contact Apex Volleyball for more details at or 937-286-0935.

Teen Ultimate Frisbee Camp

Looking for a cool teen scene this summer? Basin Recreation has partnered with The Salt Lake Lions Professional Disc Team to offer a weeklong Teen Ultimate Frisbee Camp (TUF Camp). Learn the art of throwing a Frisbee and some Ultimate Frisbee 101 while playing games and hanging out with your friends. Campers will mix it up with some disc golf throughout the week. For more information, visit or contact Patrick Saucier at .

Parent/Kid and All Girl Skate Clinics

PC Recreation offers instructional skate clinics for kids and their parents and all girls at the Park City Skate Park on Sundays, May 3-31. The Parent/Kid sessions are held from 8:30 to 10 a.m., and the All Girls clinic follows from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesday evenings, May 12 to June 16 at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs ages 10 weeks and older, including newly adopted pets. The fee is $75. For info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Fun Over Fifty Painting Parties

Join Basin Recreation at The Paint Mixer for "a night filled with fun and unique entertainment." As part of the new Fun Over Fifty recreation category, Basin Recreation has scheduled a painting party at The Paint Mixer. Unleash your inner artist and join a fun group for a two-hour step-by-step instruction led by a local artist. The event will take place June 18 from 2-4 p.m. You will take home your very own masterpiece. Visit to register or email for more information.

Master Swim

The PC MARC’s lap pool is open for the season and Master Swim is offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Come by for a lunch-hour swim! For more info, visit or call 615-5400.

Basin Recreation Ultimate Frisbee League

Ultimate Frisbee is Basin Recreation’s newest way to play! Ultimate is a fast-paced frisbee game similar to soccer and football, but uses a rule set all its own. This co-ed league will feature 10 regular season matches and a double-elimination tournament. Individual registration means you do not have to have a whole team to sign-up, but you can register with a friend ("baggage") if you prefer. Teams drafted based on playing experience. Team registration is available upon request. The deadline to register is May 24. Visit to sign up today! Email for more information.

Bike With Basin Youth Summer Mountain Bike Camps

Mountain Bike campers will learn biking skills and discover new trails. Camps offered include Mini, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Mountain Biking. Camps are $75 -$100 per week depending on level. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Basin Recreation Summer Camps

Basin Recreation is getting ready for summer so it’s time to sign up for Summer Camps!

Sign up 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 Sailing Adventure, H2O Adventure and All Out Adventure camps. Space is limited, so be sure to register ASAP. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Cardio Tennis at the PC MARC

Cardio Tennis combines the best features of tennis with cardiovascular exercise to deliver a full-body aerobic workout. Taught by a tennis professional, Cardio Tennis is held Mondays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the PC MARC. Players of all levels are welcome to enjoy this dynamic workout that uses the agility ladder, cardio stations and cardio balls. The class fee is $26. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

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 to 5:15 p.m. for a great workout and music at a decibel young people can appreciate. Ages 13 and over are welcome. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Indoor Paddleboard Yoga

Join Park City Standup Paddleboarding for indoor paddleboard yoga sessions at the Park City Aquatic Center. Classes will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The cost is $20, which includes all necessary equipment. Visit for more information.