By Lexie Huntington
East Carbon Recreation has been rapidly expanding, aiming to offer more sports to more young athletes in the small town.
Young athletes in East Carbon started flag football practice at Bruin Point Elementary last week. On Thursday, they wore their jerseys to the Carbon High football game and got in for free. Flag football is for both girls and boys ranging from ages 4-14. The older kids will be practicing two times a week minimum on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. while the younger kids will be practicing two times a week minimum on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7 p.m..
In two weeks, East Carbon Recreation will begin cheerleading for children ages 4-18. Practice will take place at at the Community Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Starting in mid-October, Junior Jazz and competitive wrestling will begin. Junior Jazz will be for ages 8-14 while competitive wrestling will be for ages 7-12. Each wrestler is required one year of prior experience to join competitive wrestling.
For more information or to register, please visit eastcarbonrec.org.