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Rec ball

Basin Recreation is offering recreational baseball and softball for children ages 3-15. The sign-up deadline is April 16th. For more information on these programs or any other programs being offered by Basin Recreation, log on to http://www.basinrecreation.com or call 655-0999.

Ice session two The Park City Ice Arena is currently accepting registration for its second session of programs, which begin April 17 and run through May 28. During this session the rink is offering a new Learn to Speed Skate class, a figure-skating freestyle session and an adult-only public skate session, in addition to the public skate, Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey classes from session one. There will also be an instructional drop-in hockey session for newer players who want to work on positioning and strategy of the game. The ice arena will soon be conducting a survey to measure the demand for summer classes and determine if the idea of staying open is feasible. If the arena staff decide to keep the original schedule, session III will begin this fall. Classes for session two are filling up, so pick up registration forms and program information at the rink or online at http://www.pcice.org .

Co-ed soccer

Grab your friends and head out to the pitch. Park City Recreation’s adult co-ed soccer league is scheduled from Thursday, April 20 – June 8. The league is 7vs.7 and requires at least two players of each gender on the field at all times. Games are played on Thursday (and some Tuesday) evenings from 6 to 10 p.m. at City Park or the Park City Sports Complex. Call the Racquet Club at 615-5401 or register on-line at http://www.parkcityrecreation.org The registration deadline is April 14.

Carina Crosby of Park City qualified for 2007 Deaflympics at the national trials held in Telluride. Colo. March 12-18. The final team selection was announced last week. Crosby, who is in the ninthth grade at Treasue Mountain International Middle School, qualified second in the giant slalom. The 16th winter Deaflympics will be held in Park City Feb 1-10, 2007. Crosby is looking forward to competing for the United States in her own backyard. "The hometown crowd will be a tremendous boost for me," she said. Crosby, who has a sister who is deaf, was born severely hard of hearing, but is now profoundly deaf. She received a cochlear implant in 2005 and that has helped her hearing enormously. Anyone interested in helping support the 16th Winter Deaflympics may log onto http://www.2007Deaflympics.com. . register early.UTAH LACROSSE ASSOCIATION NAMES PAUL LARKIN AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Larkin succeeds Soni Taylor as leader of fast-growing statewide sport association SANDY, UTAH January 6, 2006 The Utah Lacrosse Association has named Paul Larkin of Holladay as its new Executive Director. He follows Soni Taylor, who successfully managed the organization through a multi-year period of 20 percent annual growth. Larkin played the sport on the Olympus High School boy’s club team and at Utah State University, where he was president of the men’s Lacrosse team. He has a degree in Business Information Systems, and varied experience in the business world. His technical skills will help the ULA improve its communication and online registration processes, and his organizational abilities will help strengthen the association’s volunteer base. He started on Dec. 27th. Soni Taylor who served as the organization’s first executive director for three years – will stay on for a one-month transition period before leaving to pursue Lacrosse-related business activities. "As the first full-time, paid US Lacrosse chapter executive director in the country, Soni is a true pioneer, well regarded by the national organization in Baltimore," said Michael O’Malley, ULA board president. "In her time with the ULA, she pushed us forward on many fronts, including driving broad-based expansion in our youth leagues and improving the ULA’s financial reserves and service delivery in a period of high growth. We’re looking forward to Paul helping to push our organization further." The Utah Lacrosse Association is a regional chapter of US Lacrosse, the national governing body of the sport. Lacrosse is a high-speed, high-scoring sport played by male and female Utahns from Kindergarten to post-collegiate age groups. More than 34 boy’s high school teams and 18 girl’s high school teams competed in the spring 2005 season. Lacrosse is considered the fastest-growing team sport in the country. More information is available at http://www.utahlax.org and http://www.uslacrosse.org. ### Contact Michael O’Malley at (801) 652-5578. Beginning Monday, December 12, 2005, KTMP 1340 AM Radio will broadcast live ski reports from Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley, and The Canyons. Tune in at 7:45am Monday Friday to hear these reports. KTMP is your hometown classic country radio station located at 260 North Main Street in Heber City. For more information call (435) 657-1340. Bottom of Form


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