Sports Briefs, Sept. 19, 2015 |

Sports Briefs, Sept. 19, 2015


Learn to Curl

The 2015-16 curling season is rapidly approaching and the ice is ready to go. The first day of league play is Sept. 21. The Park City Curling Club is now accepting teams and individual players for the Fall 2015 League. For information and registration, go to or email .

Movie at the Fieldhouse

Join Basin Recreation for the last Movie in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 19. Teaming up with Whole Foods Market, Basin Recreation will be Grilling for Gardens, creating a Whole Foods Kids Craft and watching the movie "Bears." Students from the school with the most students in attendance will win a cookie from the Whole Foods Market bakery. For more information, visit or call 435-655-0999.

School Sports for All

On Monday, Sept. 21, the National Ability Center will hold a School Sports For All presentation for individuals with permanent physical or intellectual disabilities, teachers, coaches and administrators in Summit and Wasatch County high schools. The presentation will take place at the National Ability Center from 3-4:30 p.m. Email for more information.

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Youth Karate

PC Recreation’s youth karate program teaches children ages 4 and up life lessons that build self-esteem, confidence, respect and fitness. The next session will be held at the PC MARC Sept. 14 to Oct. 21. Days and times vary by levels. For more info and to register visit 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. The instruction will run Fridays, from Nov. 6 to Dec. 18 from 4-5 p.m. at The Fieldhouse and Basin Rec will allow the class 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 . Please contact Patrick Saucier at for more information.

Mountain Biking with Basin Recreation

Basin Recreation is offering mountain-bike clinics and group mountain bike rides through September and October. Join a brand new clinic just for newbies. This clinic is offered Sept. 22 at Trailside Bike Park from 12 to 3 p.m. and the cost is $10 per rider. Also, check out group rides offered in September and October. These rides are guided by experienced staff at $20 per session. Rides will include Round Valley, Lost Prospector and the Mid Mountain Trail. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the fall colors on your bike and meet new friends. Register for any Bike with Basin program at or call Angie at 435-649-1564 ext. 47 for more information.

Zumba Glow Party

For all the Zumba fanatics, this is one of the best events out there. Zumba fitness under blacklight will be offered by Basin Recreation’s fitness instructors at The Fieldhouse on Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Wear white or neon so that you glow.

Apex Volleyball Tryouts

Apex Volleyball tryouts will be in mid-November. Pre-club training will be in September and October. Both teams had great seasons in 2015. The 12-and-under team was the second-youngest team and normally finished second-best out of 9-12 teams. The 12U team also played up and beat a 14U team. The 15U team won 19 matches in a row to win four straight tournament championships, including playing up and winning a 16U tournament. 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 over 500 teams in Utah playing in the various age groups last year. For more information to join the team, please contact or Coach Bobby at 937-286-0935.

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, Sept. 29 to Oct. 27, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more info and to register call 435-615-5400 or visit

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, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 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 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

Dryland Training

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 Sept. 14 to Oct. 28 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 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. For info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Little Dribblers Basketball

Basin Recreation’s Little Dribblers Basketball program starts the week of Oct. 12. Registration is now open and costs $65 per participant. The cost will increase by $10 after the registration deadline of Sept. 27. Little Dribblers is available for kids 4 years old through second grade. For more information and to register, visit or call 435-655-0999.

Fall Tennis Clinics at the PC MARC

Kids are invited to improve their strokes and skills on the PC MARC’s courts this fall with three clinics — Red Ball, Green Ball and Orange Ball — geared toward different age groups. The sessions are held Monday through Thursday evenings until Oct. 14. For complete schedules, clinic descriptions and fees, call 435-615-5400 or visit

Park City Soccer Club 2015 Fall Academy

The Park City Soccer Club Session One fall academy registration is open to players 7-10 years old. The academy is designed to complement the fall recreation soccer program, providing a curriculum that is based on fun, dynamic and age-appropriate training sessions to enhance players’ skills. The academy is open to all skill levels. For more information please go to the Park City Soccer Club website ( or call Matthew Terwillegar at 435-602-9401.

Parent/Kid and All-Girl Skate Clinics

PC Recreation offers instructional skate clinics for kids and their parents as well as an

all-girls class at the Park City Skate Park on Sundays until Sept. 30. The Parent/Kid sessions are held from 8:30 to 10 a.m., and the all-girls clinic follows from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Dog Obedience Classes at the PC MARC

Certified local dog trainer Heather Hampsten is teaching Puppy, Basic and Intermediate obedience classes on Tuesday evenings, Aug. 25 to Oct. 6, at the PC MARC. Classes are for dogs ages 10 weeks and older, including newly adopted pets. The fee is $75. For info and to register, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Adult Ballet

The PC MARC’s Adult Ballet classes, taught by Joanne Rupinskas, focus on traditional ballet technique while emphasizing correct posture and body alignment. A beginner session is being offered Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, and an intermediate session follows 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 or call 435-615-5400.

Youth Lacrosse Registration

The Park City Youth Lacrosse Organization’s boys’ and girls’ lacrosse registration is now open. For more information, visit .

Youth Dirt Jump Camp

PC Recreation’s dirt jump instructors will help children excel in the sport of progressive mountain biking with clinics for all levels of riders held at the Park City Dirt Jump Park. Ages 8 to 18 are welcome to enroll in the sessions. Camps are held Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon, and the fee is $80 per session. For more info and to register, visit 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

Barre Class at Basin Recreation

Basin Recreation is proud to present the "Got Barre?" routine change on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10:45 a.m. to noon at The Fieldhouse. The event is $10 and pre-registration is required. You may sign up at The Fieldhouse front desk or online at

For more information please call Necia Emery at 435-655-0999, ext. 17, or email .


PC MARC instructors offer a great cardio and resistance-based workout in the lap pool. All levels ages 16 and over are welcome. Classes are held Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Rail Trail Closure

The Rail Trail is closed under the bridge around mile post 153 between Promontory and Wanship. Due to construction in the Silver Creek area, it will remain closed throughout the summer and into the fall. Recreational users can still use most of the trail from Promontory or Wanship toward the bridge, but won’t be able to cross all the way through. The Utah Department of Transportation anticipates completing construction by mid-October, but that depends on weather conditions.

Master Swim

The PC MARC’s lap pool is open for the season and Master Swim is offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Come by for a lunch-hour swim. For more info, visit or call 615-5400.

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 Mondays from 9 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 and cardio balls. The class fee is $26. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

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 young people can appreciate. Ages 13 and over are welcome. For more info, visit or call 435-615-5400.

Indoor Paddleboard Yoga

Join Park City Standup Paddleboarding for indoor paddleboard yoga sessions at the Park City Aquatic Center. Classes are held at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The cost is $20, which includes all necessary equipment. Visit for more information.