Sports Briefs, Sept. 6-9, 2014
Soldier Hollow Trail Running Series
Soldier Hollow has a new trail-running series starting 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 http://www.teamsoldierhollow.com for more information.
Basin Rec Guided Hike
Explore Basin Recreation’s vast trail system with the last free guided hike of the season on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 9 a.m. on Cobblestone Loop. Meet at the parking lot on Glenwild Drive. Hikes last one to two hours. Be sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen. For more information and last-minute updates, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org, like Basin Recreation on Facebook, 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.
Free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC
Pediatric Occupational Therapist Jessica Kahn of Blue Sky Therapeutics will lead this month’s free Lunchtime Learning at the PC MARC on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from noon to 1 p.m. The topic, Sensory Integration and the Child, will focus on the motor, sensory and cognitive needs of children. Feel free to bring a lunch. For more info, 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.
Toll Canyon Celebration
Join Basin Recreation to celebrate the community’s acquisition of Toll Canyon from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. Meet at the Gorgoza parking lot to be shuttled onto the 781 acres of pristine and seldom-seen open space for a guided hike. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-649-1564.
Fall Lacrosse Registration
Registration for Lacrosse High School Fall Ball, for players in grades 9-12, is now open. Boys’ practices began Sept. 3; girls’ practices start on Sept. 8. For more information and to register, please go to parkcitylacrosse.org.
Intermediate Golf Clinic
The Park City Golf Course is hosting an intermediate golf clinic in September. The clinic will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 10, 12, 17 and 19. The cost is $125 per person. Ken Stenmark and Scott Meyer will be the course instructors. For more information, contact the pro shop at 435-615-5800.
Youth and Adult Soccer/Tennis Tournaments
Basin Recreation is mixin’ it up! Join its first youth and adult soccer/tennis tournaments on Sept. 14 and 28 at The Fieldhouse. Games will be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Soccer/tennis incorporates aspects of both soccer and tennis. Each tournament will include 2v2 pool play in a single-elimination bracket. Sign up for the 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U, or 18+ division. Cost is $40 per team. Divisions are limited to 12 teams each, so be sure to register ASAP. For more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Youth Bike with Basin
Fall is a great time to learn how to mountain bike. Join the Youth Bike with Basin Recreation clinics from Sept. 9 through Oct. 2 or Oct. 7-30 to learn the fundamentals. Kids ages 8 to 12 will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to enjoy beginner bike rides (locations TBD). Some biking experience is preferred. To sign up or for more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org 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 parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Park City Recreation Skate Clinics
Park City Recreation’s All-Girls Skate Session and Parent/Kid Skateboard Clinic will run on Sunday mornings from Sept. 7 to Sept. 28 at the Park City Skate Park. Instruction is offered for all levels, beginner to advanced. Helmets and pads are required, and some loaner equipment is available. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Register by Sept. 6. For more info and to register, call 435-615-5400 or visit parkcityrecreation.org.
HIT with WHIT
Start your fall with some fitness! Join Basin Recreation’s H.I.T. with WHIT at Willow Creek Park every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. from Sept. 2 to Oct. 2. Cost for all 10 sessions is $80. To register and for more information, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Adult Ballet at the PC MARC
This new class, to be held Sept. 9 to Oct. 23 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the PC MARC, focuses on traditional ballet technique geared toward adults. Instruction is based on the Vaganova method and includes barre, center floor, and movement across the floor with an emphasis on proper body alignment and posture. The class fee is $100, and the registration deadline is Sept. 7. Registration and more info can be found online at parkcityrecreation.org or by calling 435-615-5400.
Multicultural Soccer League
Does your first through ninth grader need to learn the soccer fundamentals? Join Basin Recreation’s Multicultural Soccer League on Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the PCHS softball field from Aug. 30 through Oct. 11. Cost is $20 per player. Each session will be used to learn skills, for practice, and to play pickup games. Everyone is invited. To register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Park City Fencing Academy Classes
The Park City Fencing Academy is holding classes at the PC MARC beginning Sept. 2. Classes will be for ages 6 to adult and run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $85 a month. If you miss a few classes you will be given a private catch-up lesson. Classes include basic footwork, blade drills, offensive and defensive actions, as well as actual fencing with electric scoring machines. Open fencing from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. after class is also included for those who want to stay and practice. The academy provides all equipment necessary for the September class. Wear long pants, a T-shirt and athletic shoes. Contact Elaine at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-901-3924 to register.
Start Smart Soccer
The parent/child Start Smart Soccer program prepares children for organized soccer in a fun, no-pressure environment. A parent must be present each week to work one-on-one with his/her child, ages three to five. The program alternates Wednesdays and Saturdays, Sept. 3-17, 5 to 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. on Saturdays. The fee is $65. For info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
Swing for Sports
Join Basin Recreation for the second annual Swing for Sports golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Park City Golf Course. Four-person teams will play in a scramble format with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy sports-themed hole challenges with prizes along the course. All proceeds will help underprivileged youths in our community stay active in sports programs at an affordable cost through a scholarship program. For more information and to register, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
Intro to Lacrosse Clinic
Want the youngsters to learn the basics of lacrosse this fall? Basin Recreation is hosting a seven-week Introduction to Lacrosse clinic from Aug. 28 through Oct. 11 at The Fieldhouse. Boys preschoolers will practice on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Boys kindergarteners will practice on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Girls first and second graders will practice on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $15 per session or $70 for the whole clinic. To sign up, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 435-655-0999.
PC SUP Fitness and Yoga Classes
Park City Standup Paddleboarding hosts SUP yoga classes six times a week, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. SUP Fit classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. The classes are held at the Deer Valley ponds, located at 1375 Deer Valley Drive South. The cost for all classes is $20, which includes a board and paddle rental. Groups of three or more can set up private classes. Boards, paddles and other SUP gear are available for rental or purchase through PC SUP. Visit http://www.parkcitysup.com for more information.
Park City M.O.B. (Moms on Bikes)
PC Recreation offers free weekly drop-in mountain bike rides led by moms for moms. These rides improve ability and confidence, while making new friends. Rides are for adult women 18 and older, from June 25 to Sept. 10 on Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ride locations change weekly. Email email@example.com for weekly updates.
Free Pickleball Clinics The PC MARC has new pickleball courts. Drop in play will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. Saturday mixers will be held at 9:30 a.m. Call 615-5400 to register for the Learn to Play clinics. Courts can be reserved online at tennis.parkcity.org.
Summer Swim Lessons
PC Recreation offers a wide variety of swim lessons for all levels at the PC MARC Lap Pool for ages 3 to 14. Private lessons and group sessions are available. For more info and to register, visit parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5400.
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