Sports Briefs, Nov. 8-11, 2014
Park City Ski Swap
The Park City Ski Swap, benefiting the Park City Ski Team, is being held this weekend at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. On Saturday, the hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday’s sale runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The entrance fee is $5 on Saturday and drops to $2 on Sunday. For more information about the Ski Swap, visit http://www.parkcityskiswap.com or call 435-649-8749.
Nordic Ski Waxing Clinic
The Wasatch Nordic Ski Academy athletes will be at Storm Cycles on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for a Nordic ski waxing clinic. Bring your classic or skate skis to be cleaned and waxed in preparation for the upcoming ski season! Cost will be a nominal suggested donation to the National Nordic Foundation. More information can be found at http://www.wasatchnordicski.org or by calling 801-205-9637.
PC Sport and Wellness Coalition Seminar
The Park City Sport and Wellness Coalition is presenting Fundamentals of Sport Psychology for Parents, Coaches and Athletes on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Utah Olympic Park Quinney Conference room. Alex Cohen, Senior Sport Psychologist for the United States Olympic Committee, will discuss the concept of "Positive Push," when to integrate sport psychology into youth sports, early specializations the pros and cons and more. For more information, please go to http://www.pcsportandwellness.org or call Matthew Terwillegar at 435-729-0350.
PCHS Girls’ Basketball Mattress Sale
The Park City High School girls’ basketball team will be holding its third-annual Brand New Mattress Sale Fundraiser on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Park City High School. The event is a one-day-only sale in the PCHS Common Area where brand new, top-quality mattresses will be sold showroom style for 30-60 percent off retail price. All sizes are available, at various prices from $199-$1,999 (box set included in the price). A majority of the proceeds go to support the members of the PCHS girls’ basketball team. Contact Sam White (email@example.com) for an additional $50-off coupon. Contact Sam White or Rick and Julie (801-503-5558 and 801-503-5122) with questions. Thanks for your support!
PCHS Boys’ Lacrosse Meeting
The Park City High School boys’ lacrosse program will host a pre-season organizational meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. in the lecture hall at PCHS. This meeting is mandatory for all players and parents, as important information regarding team orders, pre-season conditioning and policies will be discussed. Winter athletes, including skiers and hockey players, are strongly encouraged to attend. PCLO will field three boys teams in the spring: varsity (defending state champions), JV and freshman/sophomore. For more information please go http://www.parkcitylacrosse.org.
Youth Crew’s November Nonsense
Basin Recreation’s Youth Crew is heading down to Momentum Climbing Gym for some November Nonsense! On Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., participants ages 10 to 13 will ride the Fun Bus to the gym for two hours of top rope climbing and bouldering. Kids must be at least 12 years old to receive belay instruction. Drop-off and pickup are at the Trailside Park Room (5715 Trailside Drive). The cost is $30 per person, which includes activities and transportation. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up ASAP. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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. beginning Nov. 9 for a great workout and music at a decibel young people can appreciate. Ages 13 and over are welcome. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Learn to Play Hockey
The Park City Ice Miners invites boys and girls to the Park City Ice Arena on Saturday, Nov. 8, for a Try Hockey For Free clinic as part of Come Play Hockey Month. Starting on the ice at 12:15 p.m. and running until 1:15 p.m., local youths ages 4 to 9 are encouraged to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basic skills in a fun, safe environment. Please come by at 11:45 a.m. to get skates, etc. Bring a helmet and winter gloves if you have them and wear loose-fitting sweatpants. To register for this Try Hockey For Free event, please visit http://www.TryHockeyForFree.com. For more information, please contact Deborah Modrovsky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-615-5702.
Youth Basketball Clinics
On Nov. 8 and 15, the Park City High School boys’ basketball team will be hosting youth basketball skill clinics featuring Coach Fine and his players. The sessions will go from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. The cost is $15 per session. The clinics are open to players in grades 3-8. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the high school gymnasium both Saturdays.
November Pass Sale at Basin Rec
Are you anticipating loads of holiday treats in the coming months? Basin Recreation wants to help you stay in shape with a 15-percent discount on all 6-month, 1-year, 10-punch and 20-punch facility passes to our fully equipped gym and indoor track. Fitness class add-ons are also available. To start a new membership or renew an existing membership, stop by The Fieldhouse or call 435-655-0999.
Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC
This month’s Free Lunchtime Learning will help investors manage risk when developing an investment strategy and select investment options while understanding recent market performance. Join Morgan Stanley financial advisor Brian Kahn at the PC MARC on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. Feel free to bring your lunch. For more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Basin Recreation Ski Conditioning Class
Want to get in shape for the ski season? Check out Basin Recreation’s Ski Conditioning fitness class at The Fieldhouse on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. from Nov. 4 through Dec. 4. The class will focus on speed, agility, balance and strength. The cost is $70 for 10 sessions. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Connecting Your Gluteus, Hamstrings and Core
This workshop, scheduled for Nov. 8 from 2:30-5 p.m. at the Silver Mountain Sports Club & Spa/Kimball Junction Yoga Room, focuses on deepening your current "CORE" strength while developing the connection between your core, glutes and hamstrings. You will walk away with knowledge of how to implement these muscles together to provide you with a strong ski/winter season. You will learn tools that are fresh, new and powerful to get the job done. This workshop is not strenuous; it is designed for all ages and levels of activity. The fee is $25. To pre-register, or for additional information, contact Sharon Starika at 435-655-1989 or at email@example.com.
212 Lacrosse Indoor Series
The 212 Lacrosse Indoor Series at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse is in session from Oct. 19 to Dec. 19. The program is available for boys in fourth grade through high school. To view times and dates for specific age groups, or to register for a session, visit http://www.212lacrosse.com . Sessions are limited to 22 players each.
Come to the Park City Ice Arena on Thursdays, Nov. 6-Dec. 18, from 4:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m., for introductory classes to those aspiring to learn to play hockey or simply learn how to skate in hockey skates. Learn to Play Hockey is for skaters 5-12 years old and Basic Hockey Skating is for new hockey skaters four years and older. Equipment is required for Learn to Play Hockey and highly recommended for Basic Hockey Skating. Equipment may be available to rent for a $15 fee. Please rent equipment at the time of registration and schedule an equipment fitting at least one week prior to the start of class. Call the Ice Arena at 435-615-5707 or visit http://www.parkcityice.org for more info.
Indoor Paddleboard Yoga
Though the weather is getting colder, the paddleboard yoga scene is still hot. Join Park City Standup Paddleboarding for indoor paddleboard yoga sessions at the Park City Aquatic Center. Classes will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 11 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The cost is $20, which includes all necessary equipment. Visit http://www.parkcitysup.com for more information.
Small & Tall with Story Time
This class at the Park City Ice Arena is for preschool-aged children, accompanied by an adult, to gain confidence on the ice and focus on the fundamentals of balancing and having fun on the ice. This program begins with a 20-minute story time at the Ice Arena! The class runs on Fridays from Nov. 14 to Dec. 19 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call the Ice Arena at 435-615-5707 or visit http://www.parkcityice.org for more info.
Lunch Bunch is an adult skating class for those looking for confidence on the ice and to learn new skating skills. This is a fun social class that runs on Wednesdays from Nov. 5 until Dec. 17. The class time is 12:30-1 p.m. Call the Ice Arena at 435-615-5707 or visit http://www.parkcityice.org for more info.
Basic Skating Camp
On Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 12:30-3:30 p.m., join the Park City Ice Arena for a Basic Skating Camp. This class is for beginner and recreational skaters ages four and up who want to improve their skating skills while having fun on the ice with their friends. Camp includes two 30-minute lessons with practice time and an off-ice craft. Call the Ice Arena at 435-615-5707 or visit http://www.parkcityice.org for more info.
Mommy & Me Tennis
PC Tennis offers Mommy & Me clinics, inviting parents to come out with their children to learn the basics of hand-eye coordination, motor skills and other basics of tennis. The clinics are for kids ages 3 to 5 and are offered Tuesdays from 1:15 to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon from Oct. 14 to Dec. 18. The fee is $11 per day. For registration and more info, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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 Oct. 27 to Dec. 8 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Tiny Tigers, ages 4 to 6, meets from 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 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For info and to register visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Big Foot Soccer
Winter is quickly approaching, so let’s take soccer indoors! Basin Recreation’s Big Foot Soccer will run from Oct. 27 through Dec. 13 at The Fieldhouse. Third and fourth graders will practice on Mondays and Saturdays, fifth and sixth graders will practice on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and seventh and eighth graders will practice on Mondays and Saturdays. Cost is $75 per player. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Upcoming PC Sport & Wellness Coalition Presentations
On Nov. 13, Alexander Cohen, the senior sports psychologist for the USOC, will talk about the fundamentals of sport psychology. On Nov. 20, Finn Gundersen will give a talk on coach education. Also, on Dec. 3, the PC Sport & Wellness Coalition will sponsor a Harvard Speaker Series event featuring Cornelia Holden of Mindful Warrior, a team-based leadership training program for competitive athletes.
Fall Junior Tennis
PC Tennis offers Fall Junior Tennis through Dec. 20. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday sessions are available after school for ages 10-13 and grades 8-12 of all levels. One-hour clinics for kids 10 and under are offered Monday through Thursday at 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. For info, complete schedule and registration, visit pcrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Skills & Drills Basketball Clinics
Does your third through eighth grader want to learn the fundamentals of basketball? Join Basin Recreation for a series of Skills and Drills Basketball Clinics on Fridays from Oct. 3 through Dec. 12 (excluding Nov. 28) at the Ecker Hill Middle School gym. Third through fifth grade will meet from 5-6 p.m. and sixth through eighth grade will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Cost is $50 for the first four sessions, $50 for the last four sessions or $80 for all eight sessions. For more information and to register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
New Evening Classes at the PC MARC
Cooler temperatures and shorter days bring a host of new evening group-fitness classes at the PC MARC. Class offerings include Stretch and Movement, Zumba, Yoga, Painfree Posture, Bro-Yog and more. For a complete schedule and class descriptions, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
New Fall Fitness Classes
Basin Recreation is ready for a fall full of fitness. All new Interval Training and an afternoon Power Hour class are up and running. Check out classes with additional evening start times such as Booty Burn, Pilates, Got Barre and Zumba. And be sure to stay in cycling shape with one of the more than 10 group cycle classes each week. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
The Youth Sports Alliance will host a team scramble golf tournament on June 3 at Victory Ranch in hopes of raising funds for its scholarships and youth programs.