Sports Briefs, Oct. 17, 2015
Rugby at City Park
The Park City Haggis rugby club has home games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, against the Glendale Raptors, and Saturday, Oct. 24, against Boulder RFC. Both of those games will take place at City Park at 1 p.m.
First Aid/CPR Course
Make sure you are prepared when an emergency happens by learning first aid, CPR and AED skills in Park City Recreation’s one-day course. National Safety Council instructors will lead the program for those 15 and older from 5:30 to 10 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, at the PC MARC. The fee is $50. Register by visiting parkcityrecreation.org or calling 435-615-5400.
AARP Smart Driver Course at Basin Recreation
Basin Recreation will be offering an AARP Smart Driver Course on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room at 5715 Trailside Dr. The course will be led by AARP-certified instructor Eric Wollesen and will teach defensive driving techniques, safety strategies and new traffic laws. Each participant is eligible for a three-year discount on auto insurance upon completing the course. There are no tests to pass; simply show up and learn. Lunch will be provided by Basin Recreation. Costs are $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers, to be paid on the day of the course. Register online at http://www.basinrecreation.org, email Patrick Saucier at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 435-649-1564 ext. 45. You may also contact Patrick for more information about this course or any other Fun Over Fifty activities.
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. 4 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 dates are Nov. 14 and Dec. 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, email Helaine O’Keefe at email@example.com , visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
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.
PC MARC October Spotlight Classes
The PC MARC is offering free select-group fitness classes to get Parkites through the winter season. October’s free Spotlight Classes are yoga on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and spin on Fridays 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.
PC MARC Party Room Sale
The PC MARC is having a sale on its party-room rentals Oct. 15-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.
PC Recreation Basketball League
Get ready to shoot some hoops and have some fun on the court with PC Recreation’s basketball league. The schedule runs from Nov. 5 to Feb. 25, with games played on Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. in the PC MARC gymnasium. The fee per team is $680, and the registration deadline is Oct. 22. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Fall Junior Tennis at the PC MARC
The PC MARC has a variety of tennis programs for ages 3 to 17 from Oct. 19 to Nov. 19. Grouped by age, players will enjoy the opportunity to improve their tennis skills and have fun on the courts. To view the complete schedule and pricing, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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 from Nov. 6 to 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 http://www.basinrecreation.org . Please contact Patrick Saucier at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Apex Volleyball Tryouts
Apex Volleyball tryouts will be in mid-November. Pre-club training is already underway. Both teams had great seasons in 2015 and enjoyment rating from everyone was very high. Apex is also looking to add a couple new coaches for this year. Volleyball is one of the fastest-growing sports, and it is also the third most popular high school sport for girls. There were more than 500 teams in Utah playing in the various age groups last year. For more information to join the team, please contact ApexVolleyballParkCity@gmail.com or Coach Bobby at 937-286-0935.
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.
Thriller Dance Workshop
If you love "Thriller" and love to dance, the PC MARC’s Thriller Dance Workshop is for you. Come exercise, laugh and learn the famous moves with your friends and family. The workshop is for ages 5 and up and will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. until Oct. 27. For more info and to register call 435-615-5400 or visit parkcityrecreation.org.
PC Recreation’s youth karate program teaches children ages 4 and up life lessons that build self-esteem, confidence, respect and fitness. The current session is being held at the PC MARC through Oct. 21. Days and times vary by levels. For more info and to register 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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Tosh Martin, a Park City High School junior, was the Miners’ sole selection to the Class 4A UHSAA All-State soccer first team.