Spring aquatic programs include a May Lifeguard Certification Course open to ages 15+. Spring Swim Team begins May 3rd and 1-day Swim Stroke Clinics begin May 8th! Register online at parkcityrecreation.org or call 435-615-5401.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(03:19) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

(23:01) Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a preview of Wednesday's planning commission meeting, which includes another look at PEG Companies plans for the base of Park City Mountain Resort.

(41:21) PC MARC Wellness Coordinator Cole Johnson has details about this month's free virtual Lunch and Learn “Getting Back Out There” and the reopening of the MARC.

A dozen people in workout clothes sit in a dance room with a mirror in it
Fit to Recover

A new fitness program for people recovering from drug and alcohol misuse has started at the PC MARC.

Ian Acker went to treatment for substance use five times. He’s been sober for nearly eight years now. Although Acker believes working out and good nutrition aids in recovery, he founded the Salt Lake-based nonprofit Fit to Recover because he believes the opposite of addiction is connection.

A brown building with yellow and red cyclist sculptures outside
Park City Municipal Corporation

The Park City Recreation Department will implement a new registration process for this year’s summer day camp. 

Park City Manager Matt Dias says the city council wants to take a balanced approach to what can be a hectic registration process for Park City’s summer day camp program. Dias acknowledges that summer camp plays an important role in the lives of working families, and the city council wants to give priority to people who live within Park City proper or who work in Park City boundaries.

Kristen Ulmer

Everyone gets scared sometimes. But author, speaker and U.S. Ski Hall of Fame inductee Kristen Ulmer argues we don’t have to be afraid of fear.   

Ulmer became very familiar with fear during her time as a professional skier.

“First of all, I was considered the best woman big mountain extreme skier in the world for 12 years," Ulmer said. "I was also voted the most fearless woman athlete in North America, and so I have this really unique background of learning about what to do about fear through my ski career.”


Valley Behavioral Health is offering a free workshop for families to learn effective ways to relate and build cooperative behaviors in young children. It’s once a week starting July 1 at the MARC.

Alejandra Lara is the Summit County Prevention Specialist running the workshop. The workshop is designed for parents and kids eight years old and younger.

“We want to teach really a lot of different skills that are going to help us really shape how our kids believe in themselves and how they take decisions for the rest of their lives.”

Traditional Chinese Medicine Helps Heal Mind And Body

May 7, 2019
Park City Municipal Corporation

The Wednesday Lunch and Learn topic at the PC MARC explores the connection between mental health and physical health from the perspective of Traditional Chinese medicine.

People who struggle with mental health are moving to a broader team approach for their treatment. It can include things like Yoga, a mindfulness practice and exercise.  Maile McCain is an acupuncturist, herbalist and Chinese medicine practitioner. She deals with all levels of mental illness including anxiety and stress but also major depression.

It’s a little cold to hit the outdoor tennis courts, but later this month, the PC MARC will host a Casino Night Social, to keep tennis players warmed up during the winter. KPCW’s Emily Means has more.

PC MARC Tennis Coordinator Hannah Shephard says the event will be held Friday, January 11th and will incorporate a bit of inspiration from the poker table.

PC MARC Lunch And Learn Covers Melanoma

Jan 9, 2018

Wednesday's Lunch And Learn at the PC MARC features a discussion on melanoma which is a deadly form of skin cancer that is very prevalent in Utah.  Carolyn Murray previews the session:

The Morning Mix December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017

Today on the Morning Mix Christie and John talk about how to wrap up 2017. How to leave behind what doesn’t bring fulfillment, leave behind pain, frustration and explore creativity, adventure and possibility in 2018. Musical guests Elizabeth Hareza and Aaron English just back from a 50-date tour through Europe are in studio. Kyra Wong, posture therapist, stops by to talk about better health practices. Mike Wong PCCAPS advisor and lead engineer of the kinetic sculpture soon be installed at the PC MARC talks about the progress of the project.

Local News Hour - December 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016

On today’s program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County manager Tom Fisher who previews the agenda for Wednesday's meeting. Park City Planning Director Bruce Erickson has a review of Wednesday’s planning commission meeting, which includes the monthly update on the Treasure project as well as the appeal of his denial for a building permit for a building over an outdoor pool.


A recent public open house  unveiled a dozen options for new recreational facilities in the City and County. Now, the recreation experts will continue to evaluate and vet the various options for new playing fields, possible aquatics facilities, field houses and parks.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Development Director Pat Putt and Personnel Director Brian Bellamy; Colin Deford, who is running for Summit County Council; Kyle Oram who talks about solar panel installation; and Rick Rea, Artistic Director of Ziegfeld Theatre Company about Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.


On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Manager Tom Fisher, Park City Planners Francisco Astorga and Kirsten Whetstone, Dondee Sherer-Lykes and Gina Van Luven and Historic Park City Alliance Director Alison Butz.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Mary Christa Smith and Matt Abbot with Summit Community Power Works about the most recent rankings that show Summit County in 6th place for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize. Later, Tom Kelly with USSA has a weekly update. Park city Magazin Editor Melissa Fields and Contributor Tom Clyde highlight the new winter edition and PC MARC's Karen Yocum has a rundown of winter programs.