City of South Salt Lake


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Upcoming Events

For a complete listing of upcoming PAL events, please click here

Mission Statement

South Salt Lake PAL is a positive youth development organization that utilizes educational, athletic and recreational activities to:

  • create trust and understanding between police officers and youth
  • provide mentoring opportunities to youth
  • connect youth with strong and positive role models in the community
  • encourage healthy decision making and self-esteem, and
  • create and promote community partnerships and involvement.


  • PAL Mentoring - provides the opportunity to build structured & trusting relationships between young people and caring mentors.
  • Street Hockey - events held throughout the summer at various community events.
  • TEAM (Together Everyone Achieves More) - an after school program at Granite Park Jr. High, focused on community service & peer leadership initiatives.
  • PAL Pete Suazo Boxing Center - youth first participate in an hour of homework and tutoring, then move on to their choice of boxing or various other fitness or arts activities.


Board Members

Jonathan Hertel - PAL President
State Farm Insurance
Aaron Wiet - PAL Vice President
South Salt Lake Recreation Director
Kory Toone - PAL Secretary
Executive Boat & Yacht
Marv Cameron, CPA - PAL Treasurer
Cameron & Associates
Chief Jack Carruth
South Salt Lake Police Department
Alli Lachowsky
South Salt Lake Police Department
Adia Waldburger
East High School
Rob Timmerman
Salt Lake County Health Dept. Prevention Bureau
Dan Starke
Alpine Promotions



Related Information


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PAL Boxing

PAL Pete Suazo Boxing Gym
2797 S 200 E
South Salt Lake, UT  84115

(801) 412-3214