Bitty Camp, for ages 4-6, will be held July 3-7 (no camp on July 4) at Trailside Park. Camp will run from 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $75 for the week. Campers will play sports, table games, do arts and crafts, group activities and more. Sign up at http://www.basinrecreation.org or call 655-0999 and ask for Justine.
Call for competitors
The University of Montana Western Foundation and Equestrian Team invite Utah hunter/jumper competitors to enter its Rocky Mountain Region fourth annual English Horse Show and Equestrian Fair, July 21-23, in Dillon, Mont. The competition includes hunter, jumper and equitation events and is endorsed by the USEF and sanctioned by the USHJA and MHJA. This year marks the first award of the Montana Governor’s Cup. For competition information contact Kathy Krebs, show secretary at (406) 736-5266, or visit http://www.umwfoundation.org/horseshow/ .
NAC climbing wall
The National Ability Center (NAC) is pleased to offer another great summer of indoor rock climbing. The program "Just for Kids" provides professional instruction, all of the necessary equipment, and adventurous fun for the young members of the community ages 5-13. "Just for Kids" will be held every Saturday, with the exception of July 15, until the end of August. Participants can choose between two, two-hour long sessions, one starting at 9 a.m. and the second at 11 a.m. Lessons include group instruction, at a cost of $10 per session. Reservations must be made through the NAC before 2 p.m. on the Thursday before the desired lesson. To reserve a spot, contact Francie at 649-3991 ext. 609. The center invites children of all abilities to experience the 32-foot climbing wall. The seven-different routes, catering to all levels of participants, are secured top-rope climbs. For more information, see http://www.nac1985.org .
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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Tourism revenue increased month over month this summer, the Park City Chamber/Bureau reported, but lodging numbers are still off 22% for December. Officials reported a recent uptick in bookings, though, pointing to a modicum of certainty after ski resorts announced their COVID-related opening policies.