January 27, 2007
The Park City Racquet Club will close certain areas due to the Sundance Film Festival. The gymnasium will be closed Jan. 13-29. The indoor tennis courts will be closed Jan. 26-28 and the entire facility will be closed Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. until Jan. 28 at 8 a.m. For more information, contact Denise at 615-5419.
The South Summit Aquatic and Fitness Center (SSAFC) is offering a recreational and instructional basketball program for boys and girls in grades first through second. Games will start Feb. 20 and continue until the end of March. Each session will include a 30-minute instructional period followed by a game. Boys and girls will play together. Games will be held at the SSAFC gym on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. The cost is $20 per player. Registration will be taken at the SSAFC front desk from Jan. 22-Feb. 10. Volunteer coaches are still needed for this program. For more information, call (435) 783-2423.
Skiing Special Olympics
On Jan. 27, more than 40 racers from Salt Lake, Park City, Ogden, and Logan will gather at Park City Mountain Resort for the Skiing Special Olympics. The racers will compete in a giant slalom course on three different slopes — First Time, The Nastar course, and Turtle Trail. The National Ability Center (NAC) team will be participating in the races. Center participants will represent athletes of all different abilities including those with developmental disabilities, down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, and learning disabilities. The center’s participants will also have the opportunity to race at the state games at Powder Mountain Feb. 2-3. The Powder Mountain race will be the site for national qualifiers for the Special Olympic Winter Games next year in 2008. For more information on the Skiing Special Olympics or the National Ability Center ski program, please call 649-3991 or visit http://www.DiscoverNAC .org