Utah Olympic Park announces fall schedule and ways to save this autumn
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Park City, Utah – Summer may be drawing to a close but the Utah Olympic Park continues keep outdoor fun alive throughout the autumn season. The Olympic Park celebrates beautiful fall colors while keeping the activities—including two zip lines, alpine slide, scenic chairlift rides, and three adventure ropes courses— in full swing every weekend from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM until October 27. Both the Alf Engen Ski Museum and Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum are open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and admission is free. Guide tours are also offered daily at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00PM. In addition to the updated fall hours, the Utah Olympic Park announces new events and promotions to help encourage fall visitation.
The summer Comet Bobsled continues to operate on weekends from 12PM to 5PM on Saturdays and 1PM to 5PM on Sundays until September 29. All local Utah residents are eligible for 20% off the signature Comet Bobsled ride ($75 regular rate) by presenting a valid state ID. This offer cannot be combined with other offers and participants must meet age, weight and health requirements.
With school being back in session the Utah Olympic Park offers students the opportunity to get out and play on the weekend. The park hosts college days September 15 through September 30 where any student attending a university in Utah has the opportunity to receive a free gold pass with the purchase of a gold pass by presenting their student ID at guest services during the weekend hours. A gold pass is includes unlimited rides on the two ziplines, alpine slide, adventure courses, drop tower, and scenic chairlift rides.
In celebration of UEA Fall Break the park will also be open October 17 through October 20. Local families with kids enrolled in the Park City or South Summit school districts can take advantage of the UEA Fall Break days with a two for one gold pass offer by showing their school schedule or ID. The offer is valid weekends only October 17 through October 27.
Why should kids have all the fun? From October 1 to October 15, the park offers two gold passes for the price of one to any season ski pass holder at any resort in Park City or Salt Lake City area. Visitors must present a valid season pass at time of purchase in order to qualify. Valid weekends only.
On October 25 and 26, the Utah Olympic Park transforms itself into a Spooktacular playground with haunted rides, trick or treating and more! The Halloween festivities will take place at the bottom of the Nordic jumps from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Costume contest, food, and prizes will be available.
The last day of the fall season at the Utah Olympic Park is October 27. More details available utaholympiclegacy.com.
About Utah Olympic Park
Built for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Utah Olympic Park is located 28 miles east of Salt Lake City in Park City, Utah. During the 2002 Games, the 389-acre winter sports venue hosted bobsled, skeleton, luge, Nordic ski jumping, and Nordic combined events. It continues to serve a training center for Olympic and development level athletes and is a popular destination for tourist. Utah Olympic Park is home to six Nordic Ski Jumps (K10, K20, K40, K64, K90, K120 meter), 1,335-meter sliding track with five start areas, freestyle aerials winter training and competition hill, 750,000-gallon summer freestyle aerial training pool, Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, Alf Engen Ski Museum and Eccles 2002 Winter Olympic Games Museum. For more information about the venue, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.com or call 435-658-4200.
About Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation
Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation is a Utah non-profit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for managing and maintaining world-class Olympic legacy facilities and providing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate, educate, and excel in winter sports. Inspired by the success and momentum of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games, the Foundation has turned its focus toward embracing, engaging and involving Utah’s youth in winter sport. From community-based recreational camps, progression-oriented development programs to its official designation as an Official U.S. Olympic Training Site, the Foundation – including both Utah Olympic Park and Oval facilities – represents the future of winter sports in North America. For more information, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.com or call 435-658-4200.