Sorenson Multicultural and Unity Fitness Center
855 West California Avenue (1300 S), SLC UT 84104 • 385 468 1300
The Sorenson Multicultural Center, Unity Fitness Center and Steiner West Pool are a collaboration of efforts from Salt lake County Parks and Recreation and Salt Lake City Corporation.
The Sorenson Multicultural Center and Steiner West Pool is located at 855 West California with parking located to the north. This amazing facility has been renovated multiple times and has undergone multiple name changes. In 1979, the facility opened up as the PAL (Police Athletic League.) The amenities consisted of a small boxing gym, gymnasium, small kitchen, fitness room, offices and locker rooms. In 1988, the building was given new direction and its first name change to the "Glendale Youth Recreation Center" This center offered structured and organized youth and adult programs and events to the community. In 1996, with the financial efforts of James L Sorenson the building was remodeled to what it is today and renamed the Sorenson Multicultural Center.
Sorenson Multicultural Center Amenities:
- Steiner West Pool - 25 yard indoor lap pool with locker rooms, family bathrooms and showers.
- Louie's Boxing Club - USA sanctioned boxing training facility with locker rooms.
- 2 Gymnasiums with locker rooms
- 4 Classrooms
- 1 Conference Room
- 7 Offices
- Ball field
In 2008, the Sorenson Unity Center was built with the vision and financial backing of James L. Sorenson. This new facility is located 20 feet west of the Multicultural Center at 1383 South 900 West with parking to the south. The Unity center offers a wide variety of programming and collaboration from Salt Lake Donated Dental, Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation and Salt Lake City Corporation.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation operates the Unity Fitness Center and Drop in Child Care amenities that are located within the Unity Center.
The Unity Fitness Center offers group fitness classes, specialty classes, personal training, cardio equipment, strength equipment and free weights. The Drop in Child Care program is also located within the Unity Center, but has an external entrance on the southeast corner. This program offers affordable hourly child care for children ages 8 weeks to 8 years. Parents must be on site to utilize this program.