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5/17/2019 | Sheryl McGlochlin
Summer Activity Pass 2019
June - September
Activities (free) See Meetup Calendar
Summer Activity Pass
Includes invites to these activities and classes:
Hooping (as in Hula Hooping)
Rapid Fire Tennis
Biking (Paved Trails)
Stand Up Paddle
Dutch Oven Cooking
Creating Freeze Dried Foods
Overnight Camping Trips
6-3-4 Meals (6 minute prep time, $3/meal, enough for 4 meals)
Payments: VENMO, Paypal, check, cash
VENMO: @sheryl-mcglochlin, PAYPAL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Activity Pass Events are not posted publicly.
You'll receive Text Message reminders each week
No prior experience/skills necessary EXCEPT Biking
Instruction included if desired
Opt for a shorter outing while building strength for a full outing
Strengthen and tone core muscles, improve agility, balance, coordination skills
Recieve a great Cardio workout
Try several sports and activities
Meet fun active outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities
Cross-train for a more overall workout
Lose unwanted pounds
10+ outings per activity (June thru September, some may go into October)
Activities require an RSVP before attending.
Enjoy a Healthy environment! Focus on helping others improve skills and abilities rather than comparing or competing.
WHAT TO BRING:
Wear comfortable clothing and good shoes
Provided: hoops (weighted w/ 2 cups water)
Hoops also available for purchase: $20/each (optional)
Hooping classes held during our Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle outings
Location: East Canyon State Park
Learn and practice 30+ hooping moves i.e. hoop n turn, hoop n stretch, hoop n walk, hoop n dance, hoop n run, hoop n kneel, hoop n hop, hoop n jump, hoop n lunge, hoop n balance, hoop n read, hoop n eat, etc.
Provided: “Silent Partner” tennis machine, tennis balls, limited number of tennis rackets
Improve your backhand and forehand swing
Meet potential new tennis partners
A super fun group event, NOT a game of tennis.
Thursday, 4:30 - 5:30 PM (and possibly additional times as well)
Location: Olympus Hills Park, 3131 East 4500 South (NOTE: 2 parking lots, park closest to the tennis courts) https://www.google.com/maps/place/Olympus+Hillsemail@example.com,-111.8056618,636m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8752617c2e7ad7b3:0xc908cf01530df3e6!8m2!3d40.6769198!4d-111.8034731
Continuous swinging practice
Round Robin: Swing, move quickly after swinging so next person can swing
Movement involves swinging, walking or running
Help pick up balls to put back into machine WITHOUT bending over
Good running/tennis shoes recommended
Bring a tennis racket if possible.
Tennis Machine used: Silent Partner Tennis Machine
Provided: 5 full size trampolines, ballet bar* (for stretching) - “Ballet Bar” is waist-high and is the frame of a trampoline
One person per trampoline
Learn and practice easy trampoline moves
This class varies on the day. Either Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday, evenings after 7 PM.
My backyard in Holladay
No flips, acrobats, extreme jumping allowed.
Participate in a "Sampler outing" for this sport which gives you a taste of jumping if you are new to jumping.
Must be able to comfortably ride a bike on a paved trail.
Bring your own bike and helmet.
PAVED bike trails only.
Outings held throughout the summer (not every week)
Between 8 AM - 10 AM on a Monday
Outings may last 1 - 2 hours
Start short and easy if you are not used to biking.
It's wise to use the Buddy System - plan to stay with the group
Trails we'll choose from:
Murdock Canal Trail - 17 miles one way
Porter Rockwell Trail - Draper - 10.7 miles one way
Millennium Trail - Summit Park, Jeremy Ranch, Kimball Junction, Historic Union Station
McLeod Trail - Park City
Jordan River Parkway - 49 miles, Thanksgiving Point, many places to start in SLC & Utah county,
Olympic Parkway Trail - Snyderville
Poison Creek Trail - parking at Historic Union Pacific Trailhead on Prospector Ave
Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail - Park City City Park - 28 mile one way - Park City to Echo Reservoir
Bonneville Shoreline Trail near Parleys Canyon - connects to Parley’s Trail heading west AND also connects
Parley’s Trail starting in Sugarhouse Park - 8 mile one way
City Creek Canyon & Memory Grove - 7 miles one way
Provo River Parkway - Starting at Utah Lake, ending at Vivian Park in Provo Canyon - 15 miles one way
Paved trail through Farmington starting at the park, east of Lagoon - The hike nearby is Farmington Canyon Falls
KAYAKING & Potluck Picnic!
Kayak and SUP are held together
Provided: sit-on-top kayaks, paddles, limited number of life jackets
Bring your own life jacket if possible
Staying with the group is required. No disappearing to another part of the reservoir allowed.
6 - 8 PM, either a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
An evening is chosen nearly every week, based on weather conditions
Carpools are encouraged
Park fee entrance/vehicle ($15/day) To save money, buy a yearly State Park Pass OR carpool inside the park with someone
Senior discounts available. Location: Generally a 30 minute drive from the mouth of Parleys Canyon (I-215 & I-15).
Potluck Picnic during and after each outing
Bring a delicious edible food item to share.
Alcohol is prohibited
Learn and practice kayaking skills
Plan to help us load/unload watercraft to/from the water (from the back of my truck)
Wearing a life jacket is required.
Bring a mess kit (bowl, plate, spoon, fork, knife), camp chair (optional), water shoes or flip flops, hiking/walking shoes (to carry watercraft from dry land to the water), a change of clothes
STAND UP PADDLE - SUP
Provided: stand up paddle boards, paddles, adult life jackets are limited (bring your own if possible)
Read details for Kayaking
Learn and practice basic stand up paddle skills
Optional: Bring a yoga pad to use on the board if you want to learn yoga moves on the board