Celebrating 75 years of people, parks & play!
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation was formed back in May 1946 by community-minded citizens who wanted to coordinate recreation activities throughout the County, build more park space, trails infrastructure, and manage the rapid growth of recreation programs for the benefit of residents.
75 years on, we continue to strive to fulfill our mission of improving lives through people, parks & play. Join us to celebrate this milestone with fun commemorative activities this summer & fall!
September & October
Lace up those neon running shoes and don your best retro apparel for three 5K retro races this fall. Participate in one or challenge yourself to complete all three.
September 11 Valley Regional Park (Taylorsville)
September 25 Canyon Rim Park (Millcreek)
October 9 Granite Park (Sandy)
Multiple starting waves will take place for you to start at a time that works best for you! All ages and abilities welcome.
My Parks & Rec Story Contest
June – September
Do you have a favorite park, trail, golf course, or fitness class? Tell us how it inspires you and be entered to win a Parks & Rec prize package. Storytellers of all ages are encouraged to participate.
Send your story to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission Deadline: September 30
- Outdoor Pool Family Nights
- Draper Rec Open House
- Food for Fitness Food Drive
- Check-in Challenge
- Throwback Photo Contest