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J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center

Pool hours and options are LIMITED. For the most up-to-date hours and options, check with the center(s) front desk and/or call ahead. 

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Amenities

Featured Amenities

Leisure Pool

  • Large interactive play structure
  • Several slides, Giant dumping bucket, Trixie bells, Lazy river, Cyclone pool, Water slide, Fish slide, Bubble fountain, Lilly pad crossing
  • Instructional pool

 Diving Boards

  • 3-meters board
  • 1-meter board
  • Note – Diving boards will be closed while lap pool is in use or being used by a swim team

 Lap Pool

  • 8 Lanes
  • Overhead balcony for swim meets
  • Seating for 200 spectators
  • Swim-lift entry for those needing assistance

  • Nustep
  • Recumbent and Upright Bikes
  • Ellipticals
  • Stretch Machines
  • Each unit features a built-in touch screen monitor
  • Connect to TV and mobile listening devices

  • Ages 16 & over
  • All group fitness classes are included with center pass

  • Ages 16 & over
  • All group fitness classes are included with center pass

  • Circuit Weight Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Half Racks
  • Adjustable Benches
  • Row Machines
  • Cable Crossover
  • Leg Press
  • Assisted Pull Up
  • Ages 16 & Up

  • 3 Full-Size Basketball Courts
  • Open Play
  • Pickleball
  • Adult & Youth Basketball 
  • Adult & Youth Volleyball 
  • Youth Indoor Soccer 

  • 6 Racquetball Courts
  • Open Play Available
  • Courts Included with Facility Pass
  • Reservations Available for Pass Holders
  • Racquet Rental for $2
  • Ages 10 & Up

*Parties are not currently an option due to staff shortage

J.L. Sorenson has the following amenities available for rent:

Birthday Parties

  • Parties are not currently an option due to staff shortage
  • The room cannot be reserved/rented to the public

Uintah Room

  • 7 Different games to play, with multiple player options.
  • 4 Xbox 360 Kinect game system on four 42" flat screen TVs.
  • Great for large groups
  • Available Fridays and Saturdays only
  • Must be booked at least 3 days in advance

Batting Cages

  • For Baseball or Softball
  • Rental rates: $60/hr
  • 75' long, 18' wide & 12' tall
  • Defensive Field Space included with rental

Please review the contract and have it signed and turned in on the day of your event.

Programs & Activities at J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center

J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center Contacts

J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center

Front Desk

(385) 468-1340

Kathleen Bailey

Facility Director

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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

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.

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.

Yes. We have several certified Personal Trainers.

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.

No.

JL Sorenson Recreation Center is operated by Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation.

Facility Hours

Monday: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sunday: Closed

Independence Day: Closed
Pioneer Day: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Labor Day: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving: Closed
Day After Thanksgiving: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Christmas Eve: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Christmas: Closed
New Years Eve: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
New Year's Day: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM