Sports Briefs, Nov. 21, 2015
Epic Pass Sales End Nov. 22
Sunday, Nov. 22 is the last day to purchase an Epic Pass. The Epic Pass currently costs $809 and the Epic Local Pass costs $619. No passes will be sold after the deadline. To purchase a pass, visit http://www.epicpass.com . Park City Mountain opens for the winter season on Saturday, Nov. 21.
PC MARC November Spotlight Classes
The PC MARC is offering select free group fitness classes to get Parkites through the winter season. November’s free Spotlight Classes are Tone Circuit on Tuesdays at 6 a.m. and Tone & Sculpt on Thursdays at 6 a.m. Simply check in at the front desk to participate in a free class. For more info visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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.
Basin Recreation Jr. Jazz Basketball
Get ready to shoot some hoops! Basin Recreation’s Jr. Jazz Youth Basketball League will run from Jan. 4 to March 4. Players in grades 3-8 will play twice a week at Ecker Hill, Trailside or Treasure Mountain, with player evaluations in early December. The cost is $70 if you register by Dec. 4. To register, visit basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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.
Basin Recreation’s Wildcard Wednesday
Get together with other local card players at Basin Recreation’s Park Room, 5715 Trailside Dr., from 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday beginning Nov. 25 for some DECKreation. Play bridge, canasta, euchre, or any of the classics in a fun and social setting. Participants are welcome to bring snacks and games are free of charge.
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 date is Dec. 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, email Helaine O’Keefe at email@example.com, visit BasinRecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
New Year’s Day Special Classes
Planning on stepping up your fitness game in 2016? Kick off your New Year’s resolution goals with Basin Recreation on Friday, Jan. 1. There will be plenty of class offerings for every fitness level. The cost is $10 per class. No fitness punch-passes or monthly memberships will be accepted. Group Cycle Class runs from 9-10 a.m. in Studio B. Basin Barre Class runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Studio A. Yoga Class runs from 10-11 a.m. in Studio C. To register, visit BasinRecreation.org, call 435-655-0999 or stop by The Fieldhouse. For more information, contact Necia Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 435-655-0999 ext. 17.
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.
Registration for late-Fall classes is currently open. Classes are on Mondays from 5:30-6:15 p.m. or Saturdays from 9:15-10 a.m. Class includes 30 minutes of class time, 15 minutes of practice time and a punch card for six public skate sessions with skate rental. Both options are six weeks long and cost $80. Classes began on Nov. 9. Students receive a punch card on their account with six admissions and skate rentals to public skate. Call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5700 to sign up or get more information.
Learn to Play Hockey
This class is for participants ages 5-12 years old who are able to skate forward, backward and stop comfortably in hockey skates. The class is 45 minutes. The price for Learn to Play Hockey is $93. Sessions will sell out so please register early. Students receive a punch card on their account with two Stick & Puck admissions and skate rentals. Call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5700 to sign up or get more information.
Basic Hockey Skating
This class is for participants ages four and up. Class includes a 30-minute lesson and 15 minutes of practice time. Students receive a punch card on their account with six admissions and skate rentals to public skate. The price for Basic Hockey Skating is $80. Equipment may also be available for $15. Please pay for equipment rental when you register for class. An equipment fitting must be scheduled at least seven days prior to the first day of class as we cannot guarantee availability of equipment in all sizes. Fitting your skater a week in advance will give you time to find equipment that we may not have been able to supply. Call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5700 to sign up or get more information.
PC Recreation’s youth karate program teaches children ages four and up life lessons that build self-esteem, confidence, respect and fitness. The next session will be held at the PC MARC Nov. 2 to Dec. 14. Days and times vary by levels. For more details and to register visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
PC MARC Party Room Sale
The PC MARC is having a sale on its party-room rentals until Nov. 30. Buy any party package and get a free second hour in the party room or half the gym for an hour free. Book your child’s birthday party, family reunion or work party now. For bookings, call 435-615-5402.
Intro to Ballroom Dance Class
Basin Recreation has partnered with Ballroom Utah Dance Studio to offer a six-week Intro to Ballroom Dance Class. Ballroom Utah’s professional instructors will introduce a different style of dance each week while progressing through the steps. Styles include the waltz, tango, cha-cha, swing, fox trot and salsa. Instruction will run Fridays until Dec. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. at The Fieldhouse and Basin Rec will allow an additional hour of play/practice time once the instructor is finished. You do not need a partner to participate. Mother/son and father/daughter couples are more than welcome. Costs are $75 for individuals or $120 per couple. Register online at BasinRecreation.org . Please contact Patrick Saucier at email@example.com for more information.
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 on Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:30 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, cardio balls and music. The class fee is $26. For more info, visit ParkCityRecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
The PC MARC’s Adult Ballet classes, taught by Joanne Rupinskas, focus on traditional ballet technique while emphasizing correct posture and body alignment. An intermediate session is being offered from Oct. 27 to Dec. 7. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The fee is $145. 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 time 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 to 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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The Park City girls tennis ended their season on Saturday with a sixth place finish at the 5A state championships. Freshman Olivia Tarmina, in the No. 2 singles spot, and senior Brooklyn Thompson, in the No. 3 singles spot, were both eliminated in the semifinals of their respective tournaments. With five of its seven players underclassmen, the future remains bright in Park City.