Equestrian Event, Biking Clinics, And An Introduction To Archery Lessons

Equestrian Event
Friday, December 06, 2019
09:00 AM
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Road
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
(602) 506-2930 ext. 7

A permitted equestrian event will take place at San Tan on Friday, December 6 starting at 9am and lasting through early afternoon.

Approximately 25 horse riders will participate in a trail challenge that has six obstacle course stations along the Service Road and San Tan Trail (on the far side and ending closer to the main trailhead). Riders will be staggered in groups of three to seven.

Please use proper trail etiquette and yield (slow down and/or stop) when encountering these groups. Visitors are welcome to stop and observe these skills tests, which include maneuvering around cones and hoops, for a unique opportunity to witness the horse/rider relationship.

For more information visit:
equinetrailsports.com/event/12133


MTB 101 Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic and Ride
Saturday, December 07, 2019
08:00 AM – 10:00 AM
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Road
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
(602) 506-2930 ext. 7

If you’re looking to learn new skills, increase your confidence on the bike, or simply enjoy the sport like never before, our MTB 101 class is just for you. This is the perfect introduction that teaches all the basic skills needed to ride in the desert & mountain terrain.  Get to know your bike and riding equipment, learn how to balance, shift, and control your speed with proper braking, and familiarize yourself with riding protocol and safety. This introductory 30 min class is also followed by a short 3-4 mile ride to practice what you just learned. A helmet is required for safety reasons and please bring plenty of water, and an extra tube and tools to change a flat tire. If you’re a mountain bike beginner and have never ridden on the desert trails, you don’t want to miss this event! Meet at the Main Trailhead. 8-10am.


Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Skill Level Mountain Bike Ride
Saturday, December 07, 2019
08:00 AM – 10:00 AM
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Road
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
(602) 506-2930 ext. 7

Join us for an exciting beginner mountain bike ride among the beautiful San Tan Mountains. This 7-9 mile ride is open to all ages and skill levels. Our local experts will be available to help you understand your bike’s features and learn the ins and outs of safe riding. “No Rider Left Behind” is our policy, because we ride together in a group. This is your opportunity to be around others who are passionate about mountain biking as a sport to have fun and get some exercise. Helmets are required. Under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Essentials: water, helmet, extra tube, tools to change a flat tire. Meet at the San Tan Trail sign at the main trailhead. 8-10am.


Intro to Archery (3 sessions)
Saturday, December 07, 2019
09:00 AM – 12:30 PM
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Road
San Tan Valley, AZ 85142
(602) 506-2930 ext. 7

Pre-registration required. Session options: 9am, 10:15am or 11:30am

This beginner class will introduce you to International Style Target Archery in a safe and fun outdoor environment. We will focus on proper form and range safety with target games at the end to test your skills. Open to adults and kids over 10 years old. You must have the arm/shoulder strength to successfully draw the bow. Equipment is provided. Choose your hour-long session: 9am, 10:15am or 11:30am.

Max 10 students per class. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear long sleeves and closed-toe shoes and bring plenty of water. This class is included with your park entry fee. 

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Send Names, Ages, Time Choice & Phone # to:
nikki.bunnell@maricopa.gov

Meet at the south end of the overflow parking area.

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