REC REPORT – April 15, 2009 |

REC REPORT – April 15, 2009


Local recreation conditions


Closing day has been extended to Sunday, April 19. As of April 14, seven lifts are open (PayDay, Bonanza, Silverlode, Thaynes, Jupiter, First Time and Three Kings), servicing 61 runs, 24 of which are groomed. There are four parks, one pipe and four bowls open. For up-to-date information and ticket prices, please visit or call (800) 222-PARK.

THE CANYONS RESORT The Canyons is closed for the winter season. Summer activities will start on June 19. Please visit for more information.


Deer Valley is closed for the season. The resort will re-open for mountain biking, hiking and scenic rides on June 19. For more information, call (435) 649-2000 or visit .

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Alta, Brighton, Powder Mountain, Snowbasin and Snowbird resorts are open. For more information and a full snow report, visit .


The Park City Ice Arena offers public skating, drop-in time slots for different age groups, speed skating drop-in, Learn-to-Curl classes, Adult Skills & Drills classes and Stick & Puck sessions. The monthly schedule is available online at

UTAH OLYMPIC PARK Adventure awaits at Utah Olympic Park. Come up to the park end enjoy an expert-guided tour of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games venue. Tours are offered daily at the top of the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ($7 for adults, $5 for seniors/youth, $25 for a family of five). Take ride on the Xtreme Zipline the world’s steepest zipline operates weekends 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ($20 single ride; $10 second ride). Explore the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and Alf Engen Ski History museums. Utah Olympic Park is open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; admission is free. Visit or call (435) 658-4200 for more information.


Course opening date depends on weather conditions. Basic rates for 18 holes are $46 for residents with a cart or $32 walking. For non-residents, fees are $57 with a cart or $43 walking. Nine holes are $16 for residents and $21.50 for non-residents. Season passes are $990. For more information, call 615-5800 or visit .

WASATCH MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE The course opened for the spring season on April 10. Green fees for 18 holes are $42 with a cart or $29 without a cart. Seniors (62 and older) pay $37 with a cart Monday through Friday, or walk the course for $24. Juniors (17 and under) pay $35 with a cart or $22 walking. For more information, call 654-0532.

SOLDIER HOLLOW GOLF COURSE The course at Soldier Hollow opened April 10. The cost for 18 holes is $42 with a cart or $29 walking. Seniors 62 and older pay $37 with a cart Monday through Friday, or walk the course for $24. Juniors 17 and under pay $35 with a cart or $22 to walk. For more information call 654-7442.


The Mountain Dell Canyon and Lake Courses opened on April 13. Fees for 18 holes are $27 walking and $40 with a cart; for 9 nines, fees are $15 walking and $21.50 with a cart. For more information, call (801) 582-3812 or visit .


Mountain Trails and The Colby School will host the third annual Cinco de Mayo 5k and Fun Run Saturday, May 2. The run starts at 10:30 a.m. and follows the McLeod Creek Trail to Willow Creek Park and back. Registration is $30 until May 1 and $35 the day of the race. All ages are welcome. To register, visit