Sports briefs, oct. 31, 2015 – the park record

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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 WasatchNordic. org .

Juniper Campground to Remain Open

Juniper Campground, located at Rockport State Park, will remain open all winter. Starting Nov. 1, the campground will be open with electric hookups only — the water and restroom will be closed. Campers with self-contained camp units can camp for $20 per night on a first-come, first-served basis. The roads and campground will be plowed all winter. Rockport State Park is located in Summit County off I-80 at the Wanship exit (Exit 155). For more information please call the park at 435-336-2241.

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 is held on Wednesdays 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.

Please contact Patrick Saucier at patrick@basinrecreation. org or visit BasinRecreation. org for more information.

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 helaine@basinrecreation. org, 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.

Skating Academy

Registration for late-Fall classes is currently open. Classes are on Mondays from 5:30-6:15 p. m. or Saturdays from 9:15-10 a. m. Class includes 30 minutes of class time, 15 minutes of practice time and a punch card for six public skate sessions with skate rental. Both options are six weeks long and cost $80. Classes will begin on November 9. Students receive a punch card on their account with six admissions and skate rentals to public skate. Call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5700 to sign up or get more information.

Learn to Play Hockey

This class is for participants ages 5-12 years old who are able to skate forward, backward and stop comfortably in hockey skates. The class is 45 minutes. The price for Learn to Play Hockey is $93. Sessions will sell out so please register early. Students receive a punch card on their account with two Stick & Puck admissions and skate rentals. Call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5700 to sign up or get more information.

Basic Hockey Skating

This class is for participants ages four and up. Class includes a 30 minute lesson and 15 minutes of practice time. Students receive a punch card on their account with 6 admissions and skate rentals to public skate. The price for Basic Hockey Skating is $80. Equipment may also be available for $15. Please pay for equipment rental when you register for class. An equipment fitting must be scheduled at least seven days prior to the first day of class as we cannot guarantee availability of equipment in all sizes. Fitting your skater a week in advance will give you time to find equipment that we may not have been able to supply. Call the Park City Ice Arena at 435-615-5700 to sign up or get more information.

Youth Karate

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.

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 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 patrick@basinrecreation. 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.

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. 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.