Sports Briefs, Oct. 24, 2015
Rugby at City Park
The Park City Haggis rugby club has a home game scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, against Boulder RFC. The game will take place at City Park at 1 p.m.
Celebrate the Spirits 5K Trick-Or-Treat Run
Trick-or-Treat? Basin Recreation will provide the treat! Get dressed in this year’s Halloween costume and take part in a 5K and 1-mile trick-or-treat run with candy stops along the way. The run will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, at 12 p.m. at the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse. Register at BasinRecreation.org.
Monster Ball at Basin Recreation
On Saturday night, a stage, lights and huge sound will mysteriously reappear in the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse for the eighth-annual Monster Ball. The Monster Ball is for seventh, eighth and ninth graders. There will be a DJ, and a big concert sound system. Prizes donated by Ramp Sports, Rossignol and Skullcandy will be given out as costume prizes, and the music and energy won’t stop for a minute. Doors will open at 7 p.m., with the event going until 11 p.m. Tickets to the Monster Ball are $10 for kids in costume and $15 for those without. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information on the event, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Get Your Cross-Country Skis Waxed
The Wasatch Nordic Ski Academy athletes will be hosting the second-annual Drive For 25, Waxing For The Drive. Bring your classic or skate skis to Storm Cycles on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to get them cleaned and waxed for the upcoming ski season. Your suggested donation will benefit the National Nordic Foundation, which supports Nordic ski athletes as they pursue their racing goals. Contact Kerry Morgan for more information at 801-205-9637 or go to http://www.WasatchNordic.org .
Park City Baseball Tryouts
Park City Baseball will be holding a second tryout for its 12U Cooperstown team on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Basin Rec Fieldhouse. The majority of the team was selected following the August tryout, but there is room on the team for three more players. This team will play together in the normal Rocky Mountain School of Baseball spring season, travel to Cooperstown Dreams Park for one week (in June), and compete in the Park City-hosted Triple Crown World Series in July. It’s a big commitment to baseball and there are increased costs for players on this team. This tryout is free and open to all players who will be 12 years old (or younger) as of April 30, 2016.
Adult Lunch Bunch
Adult Lunch Bunch starts Wednesday, Oct. 28, 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’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 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 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 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.
The PC MARC is offering a customized Dryland Training program for individuals seeking personal training in a high-energy group setting. The class will be held Nov. 2 to Dec. 14 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. Led by two-time Olympian and fitness coach Jillian Vogtli, the program is designed to increase muscular endurance just in time for ski season. The class fee is $145, and the registration deadline is Oct. 30. For info 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.
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 BasinRecreation.org . Please contact Patrick Saucier at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Apex Volleyball Tryouts
Apex Volleyball tryouts will be held in mid-November. Pre-club training is already underway. Both teams had great seasons in 2015 and enjoyment ratings from everyone were very high. Apex is also looking to add a couple of 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 or 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 .
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.
The Park City High School track team concluded its season on May 17 and 18 at the Class 4A state championship meet at Brigham Young University.