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UOP to host three Slip ‘n’ Soar events this summer

New event on July 4 will take place at night for first time

Submitted by Utah Olympic Park

Back by popular demand, the Utah Olympic Park will host three signature Slip 'n' Soar events this summer. Slip 'n' Soar 2017 dates include Saturday, June 24, Tuesday, July 4, and Saturday, Aug. 19. Tickets for all three events are now on sale.

Celebrate summer with an afternoon (or evening) full of slip 'n' slide on the water ramps at the Spence Eccles Olympic Freestyle Pool. Enjoy live music and all the slipping and sliding you can handle, plus food and cold beverages will be available for sale. Slip 'n' Soar will feature three ski ramps: the "mini ramp," two "single ramps," and the "freeride" ramp. Participants will have the opportunity to slide down the ramps and launch into the one million gallon pool below. The ramps will be specially outfitted with a synthetic material perfect for speed and style.

In June and August, each Slip 'n' Soar event will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Entry fees for the events are $65 per person, and open to ages 13 and older.

New to the line-up this year, the July 4 Slip 'n' Soar event (Red, White, & Fire), will allow participants to slip and slide into the night for the first time in event history. Red, White, and Fire will start at 5 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. For the July 4 event, the entry fee is $75 per person and participants must be 18 and older.

In addition to the water ramps, participants will have unlimited access to the Psicobloc competition climbing wall.

Tickets are now available online at UtahOlympicLegacy.org. Participants must be 13 years of age and older and able to swim for the June and August Slip 'n' Soar dates. For the July Slip 'n' Soar event participants must be 18 years of age or older. Doors open an hour prior to each event. Guests should plan to bring a swimsuit, sunscreen and a towel.

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