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Summer Activities
5/17/2019 | Sheryl McGlochlin

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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

Emergency Preparedness

Dutch Oven Cooking

Creating Freeze Dried Foods

Camping 101

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:

No refunds

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.


water bottle


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.

60 minutes

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),-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

1 hour

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



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