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Climbing wall

The National Ability Center is offering the "Just for Kids" rock climbing program every Saturday through the end of September. The program provides professional instruction, equipment and fun for kids, ages 5-14. Group instruction runs from 9-11 a.m. The cost is $10 per lesson. Reservations must be made through the NAC before 2 p.m. on the Thursday before the desired lesson. To reserve a spot, call Francie at 649-3991 ext. 609. For more information, visit http://www.nac1985.org .

Flag football

Park City Recreation’s Adult Flag Football League is here. Teams of seven face off and play on Sunday afternoons. The cost is $300 per team and the registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 13. To register, call 615-5401 or visit http://www.parkcityrecreation.org .

Car wash

The Park City High School girls soccer team will hold a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Travel Clean Car Wash at Kimball Junction. Half of proceeds from any car washed during this time goes to the team to pay for uniforms and equipment. The girls will also be vacuuming and hand-drying cars for tips.

Parent/Kid Skateboard Clinic

Park City Recreation is offering parent/kid skateboard clinics. The class meets Sundays, Sept. 10-Oct. 1 from 8:30 10 a.m. Cost is $50 per individual or $75 for two in the same family. Participants will be broken into groups based on ability, from beginner to advanced. All participants must wear helmets and pads. To sign up, call 615-5401 visit http://www.parkcityrecreation.org .

PCAT dives in

The Park City Aquatic Team (PCAT), a USA Swimming-sanctioned youth team is embarking on a new season. PCAT is divided into pre-competitive and competitive teams. The "short course" competitive season begins in September and runs through March. Pre-comp practices are Monday Thursday, 5 6 p.m., with a monthly fee of $45. Competitive team workouts are Monday-Friday, 4:45 6:30 p.m., with a monthly fee of $50. PCAT trains at the Ecker Hill Aquatic Center. For more information, attend the first practice on Sept. 11, contact coach Mike Werner at 645-5617, or visit PCAT at http://www.pcatswim.com.

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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