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What type of youth classes are offered and who instructs them?

We offer a wide variety of youth classes: Karate, Dance, Gymnastics, Ballet, Music Theater, Art, Swim Lessons, Youth Fitness, & more.  All of our classes are taught by professionals with the expertise and certifications required to instruct each specific class.

What type of youth sports are offered?

Our youth sports programs are run through Salt Lake County Recreation: Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Baseball, Tennis, Track, Water Polo, Swim Teams, and more.

What types of employment positions are available and how do I apply to become part of the team (staff) at JL Recreation?

The JL Recreation Center requires many team (staff )members to keep the facility and all of its programs running.

  • Front Desk and Building Attendants
  • Fitness Attendants
  • Lifeguards
  • Swim Instructors
  • Swim Coaches
  • Youth Sports Specialists
  • Referees / Site Supervisors
  • Class Instructors 

Most of our class instructors are contracted individuals/organizations with the expertise and qualifications to instruct their specific class. 

  • Personal Trainers

Our Personal Trainers will be contracted individuals with the qualifications and certifications required to conduct personal fitness training.

What type of Group Fitness (aerobics) classes are offered, and who instructs them?

We offer a wide range of group fitness classes: Step, Cycling, Cardio Kickboxing, Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Water Aerobics, and more.  Certified Instructors will lead these classes.

Do you have personal training?

Yes.  We have several certified Personal Trainers.

Is there an outdoor pool?

There is no outdoor pool attached to the facility, however JL Sorenson manages South County Outdoor Pool.

JL Sorenson has indoor pools: an 8-lane competitive lap pool, with diving boards.  A leisure pool with water slides, a current channel, and other water toys.

Do you have hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms?

No.

What organization operates this facility?

JL Sorenson Recreation Center is operated by Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation, and directed by Program Manager, Ron Preece.  You may contact Ron at (385) 468-1340 or by email.