Karen Cockburn and Jason Burnett, members of the Park City-based Flying Ace All-Stars Trampoline Shows, both won silver medals for their native country of Canada in trampoline at the Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Cockburn is a three-time Olympian with one bronze and now two silver medals to her credit. Burnette, who holds the world record for the most difficult routine, made his Olympic debut in Beijing and now has his first Olympic medal. The sport of trampoline earned Olympic medal status at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia.
The Park City Ice Arena will be closed from Sept. 1 through Sept. 4 in order to install a more energy-efficient lighting system inside the arena. The rink will re-open on Sept. 5. A schedule of events and programming can be found online at http://www.parkcityice.org or by calling 615-5700.
Fall pool hours
Fall hours for the Park City Racquet Club will begin Aug. 25. The recreation pool will close for the season on Sept. 1. Until then, it will be open Monday through Friday from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day from noon to 5 p.m. The lap pool will remain until Sept. 28. Open swim hours will be Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. and weekends from noon a.m. until 5 p.m. The midday coached workout will from noon until 1:15 p.m. Aquafit will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 p.m. in the lap pool starting Sept. 3.
In last Wednesday article "Sail Away" the e-mail listed for the Park City Laser Sailing Association was incorrect. The correct e-mail is email@example.com.
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In an intriguing sidebar to the overall Park City Planning Commission talks about a proposed project at Park City Mountain Resort, the developer recently mentioned a future Winter Olympics in the context of the project.