May 6, 2006
The Young Riders bike swap will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 6-7 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at White Pine Touring, located at 1790 Bonanza Drive in the Rail Central eastside parking lot. Bikes of all different types, models and prices will be available. The Young Riders are a Park City-based mountain biking program designed specifically for youth, with both a recreational and race team. Proceeds from the swap benefit the race team. For more information on the team, visit http://www.youngriders.com .
Basin Recreation is offering Rookie League baseball and softball for 3 and 4 year olds. Come and play for six action-packed weeks of ball. The class will start on Saturday, May 13 and run through June 24, taking May 27off for Memorial Day Weekend. Sessions will be held on Saturdays at either 9 or 10 a.m. Sessions will consist of a full workout, skill drills, exciting music, fitness training, teamwork activities and mini-games. Instruction is provided by Stretch and Grow of Utah, with certified youth fitness coaches. The cost is $55. To sign up contact Basin Recreation at 655-0999 ext. 11, visit http://www.basinrecreation.org or for more information, contact Linda Kubly at (801) 581-9438.
Team Sugar clinics
Spring is here and it is time for the Team Sugar bike care clinics. The first of four clinics will be held on Wednesday, May 10 from 7-9 p.m. at White Pine Touring. This clinic will cover spring-cleaning, bike basics and a custom bike fit. Please bring a bike and shoes for a custom fit. This clinic is led by women and for women only. Come and join us for a fun night and get ready to ride. The cost is $25. Sign up at White Pine.
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Teach your pet good manners at Park City Recreation’s dog obedience classes. Sessions are held throughout the summer, and the next one begins Tuesday, May 16. Puppy Preschool is held at 6 p.m. and is designed for puppies age 10 weeks to five months. Basic Obedience is held at 7 p.m. for dogs five months and older, including newly adopted pets. Advance Obedience is held at 8 p.m. Classes will be held at the Park City Racquet Club. For more information and to register, please call 615-5401. To register online, visit http://www.parkcityrecreation.org .
The National Ability Center Golden Eagles lost 7-4 to the New England Bruins in a fast-paced, hard-checking championship game after advancing through the New England Invitational Sled Hockey tournament over the weekend.
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