Sports Briefs, Oct. 8-10, 2014 |

Sports Briefs, Oct. 8-10, 2014


On Oct. 5, Jesse Spafford recorded a hole-in-one at Soldier Hollow Golf Course. Playing the Silver Course, Spafford aced Hole No. 7. Spafford used a 7-iron for the 163-yard shot. The hole-in-one was witnessed by Ryan Spafford and Mark Frampton.

Basic Skating Camp

The Park City Ice Arena will host a Basic Skating Camp on Friday, Oct. 17. Basic Skating Camp is for skaters ages 4 and older who are comfortable skating on their own. The camp includes two 45-minute on-ice lessons, practice time and an off-ice activity. Registration is open online at and at the Ice Arena’s front desk at 435-615-5707.

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 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 or call 435-615-5400.

Fall Volleyball

Join Basin Recreation’s fall volleyball program from Oct. 14 through Nov. 13 at the Ecker Hill Middle School gym. Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Third through fifth graders will meet from 4-5 p.m. and the cost is $60 per player. Sixth through eighth graders will meet from 5-6:30 p.m. and the cost is $100 per player. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Adult Coed Soccer

Basin Recreation’s adult coed soccer league will run from Oct. 23 through Dec. 19 on Thursdays and Fridays from 8-11 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. The cost is $450 per team and must be paid in full prior to being scheduled. Game play is 7v7. League includes playoffs and a championship game. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

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 $65 per player and be sure to sign up before Oct. 13 to avoid a $10 late fee. To register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

PC Miners Youth Competitive Basketball

Does your son love to play basketball? Is he ready to take his game to the next level and dedicate himself to a competitive team? If so, he should consider trying out for the Miners. Open tryouts for the upcoming season will be held at Park City High School on Oct. 13, 14 and 15. Third and fourth graders will try out at 5:30 p.m., fifth and sixth graders at 6:30 p.m. and seventh and eighth graders at 7:30 p.m. Please plan on attending all three days of tryouts. If you have any questions, please contact Paul Baniewicz at .

Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC

This month’s free Lunchtime Learning features Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Kalene McCrary leading a discussion on how to get started on digestion and health diet changes, including an easy food-preparation schedule. Join her at the PC MARC on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from noon to 1 p.m. Feel free to bring your lunch. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Hi-Ute Celebration

Join Basin Recreation’s Hi-Ute Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a special one-time peek at the beautiful property. Thanks to our community, over 3,000 acres of contiguous open space, stretching from Hwy 224 to Parley’s Summit, has been protected. For a unique look at this iconic ranch and the chance to celebrate the amazing preservation we have created together with Utah Open Lands, take a guided nature hike through the property. For more information, visit or call 435-649-1564.

Fall Break Camp

The kids are ready for fall break and so is Basin Recreation! Join us for Fall Break Camp on Oct. 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Fieldhouse. Early drop-off is at 8 a.m. and late pickup is at 5 p.m. Campers will enjoy swimming, sports, games and arts & crafts. Be sure to pack lunch, snacks, a swimsuit and a towel. Cost is $40 per day or $75 for both days. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Fall Break Sports Clinics

Looking for your kids to play some sports over fall break? Basin Recreation is hosting a series of Fall Break Sports Clinics on Oct. 16 and 17 at The Fieldhouse. Try out lacrosse from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., soccer from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., baseball and softball from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., or try all three! Cost is $30 per day or $50 for both days for each clinic. To sign up, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Kids Night at the Movies

Kids Night at the Movies means a parents’ night out! Join Basin Recreation for pizza, swimming, and a showing of "Hotel Transylvania" on Friday, Oct. 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ecker Hill Middle School pool and gymnasium. Cost is $15 per kid and drop-ins are welcome! Bring swimsuits, towels, pillows, blankets and PJs. For more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Upcoming PC Sport & Wellness Coalition Presentations

The Park City Sport & Wellness Coalition will host a series of presentations over the next couple months. On Oct. 8, at the PCHS auditorium, Olympic medalist and orthopedic surgeon Eric Heiden and a team of experts will give a talk about ACL injuries and prevention, beginning at 6:30 p.m. 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 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 Oct. 17, Oct. 31 and 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 or call 435-655-0999.

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 for more information.

Cardio Kickboxing

Need to spice up your workout routine? Check out Cardio Kickboxing at The Fieldhouse every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. from Sept. 30 through Oct. 30. Cost for all 10 sessions is $70. To register and for more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Little Dribblers

Get ready to shoot some hoops! Basin Recreation’s Little Dribblers will run from Oct. 13 through Dec. 6. Preschool and kindergarteners will play on either Tuesday or Thursday and Saturday at Trailside Elementary. First and second graders will play on Mondays and Wednesdays at Ecker Hill Middle School. Cost is $75 per player. To register, visit or call 435- 655-0999.

Soldier Hollow Trail Running Series

Soldier Hollow has a new trail-running series that started on Tuesday, Sept. 9. The series will run every Tuesday from Sept. 9 until Oct. 28. Starting at 5 p.m., there will be a free one- or two-kilometer kids’ race for runners under the age of 14. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a 5K and a 10K race for adults. The cost for the adult races is $10. Visit for more information.

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 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 or call 435-655-0999.

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten will teach Puppy, Basic and Intermediate classes on Tuesdays, Sept. 16 to Oct. 21 at the PC MARC. Classes are for adults over 16 and their dogs. Puppy class is at 6 p.m., Basic is at 7 p.m. and Intermediate is at 8 p.m. The fee is $75. For info and registration visit or call 435-615-5400.

Free Pickleball Clinics The PC MARC has new pickleball courts. Drop-in play is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturday mixers are held at 9:30 a.m. Call 615-5400 to register for the Learn to Play clinics. Courts can be reserved online at

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