The Arts, Parks, and the Utah Skies project blends local art, Salt Lake County parks, and the Utah skies through three temporary public art installations that explore themes of astronomy and science.
The Utah STEM Action Center is launching the “MILO & friends” campaign at Wheeler Historic Farm, operated by Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. The goal is to help parents become more aware about the importance of teaching early math skills to their young children. Families who visit Wheeler Farm will see a series of signs that encourage them to do simple math activities with their 2- to 4-year old’s, such as comparing the sizes of chickens and turkeys, and identifying triangles and circles in nearby objects.
The lifelong preservation efforts of environmental advocate Dr. B. Gale Dick will be commemorated with the unveiling of a plaque in his honor at the recently renovated Mount Olympus Trailhead on July 13.
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, as well as Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation leadership, are pleased to announce the official ribbon cutting of the recently renovated Mick Riley Golf Course Clubhouse and Café in Murray. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is excited to partner with Secret Celebrity Renovation to reveal renovations at Salt Lake City Sports Complex that were inspired by Olympian Nathan Chen and his figure skating experiences at the facility.
Additions to Parley’s Trail provide a continued, safe route for pedestrians and cyclists on the northwest side of the valley
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation, along with the Miller family, hosted a celebration at the newly renovated Larry H. Miller Softball Complex at Big Cottonwood Regional Park on May 18.
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson, as well as Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation leadership, are pleased to announce the highly anticipated ribbon cutting of the Wheeler Historic Farm Outdoor Education Center.
Just-Try-It events give interested community members, ages 14 and older, a chance to try out being a lifeguard for Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation.
Information about the official ribbon cutting at Magna Regional Park on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
Salt Lake County our partners are are pleased to announce the highly anticipated ribbon cutting of Magna Regional Park. In addition to the ribbon cutting, a time capsule will be installed to commemorate 75 years of Parks and Recreation services in Salt Lake County.
Celebrating the 75th summer of providing fun and healthy venues, programs, and experiences to people across the valley, Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation will kick off its outdoor pool season beginning May 29.
In accordance with the State’s Utah Together plan and guidance from the Salt Lake County Health Department, select recreation centers will begin opening with modified operations. Openings are determined based upon staffing, and health order directives related to amenities.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation in partnership with the City of South Jordan has begun construction of a major regional park in the southwest quadrant city.
In accordance with the State’s Utah Together plan and guidance from the Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is moving forward with a phased re-opening of its park amenities and recreation facilities.
Select Salt Lake County Operated Golf Courses to Re-open under Modified Operations
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson along with several community leaders will celebrate the beginning of construction on a large regional park in Magna on Wednesday, October 2nd at 10:30 a.m. at the park’s future site located at 4042 South 7200 West.
After completing the dog park site selection process in 2018, three sites were selected to move forward with concept plan development: Wardle Fields Regional Park (Bluffdale), Lodestone Regional Park (Kearns), and the future Magna Regional Park (Magna). The public is encouraged to examine the site plans for each five-to-ten acre dog park and provide feedback.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation invites residents to provide input on an update to the countywide Regional Trails Master Plan in series of open houses across the valley this August.
In 2018, Salt Lake County, Millcreek and Holladay officials were approached by mountain bike advocates about the possibility of installing a bike skills park on the eastern section of Olympus Hills Park in Holladay. After some preliminary feasibility work, the county and its municipal partners worked hard to gauge community interest by soliciting public input – receiving and processing hundreds of comments on both sides of the issue.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation has set the date for the closure of Marv Jenson Recreation Center. The facility will cease operations on March 31, 2020.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is hosting three open houses next week to invite the public to comment on the Jordan River Water Trail Master Plan. The project is designed to develop a comprehensive guide for the long-term development and improved safety of the Jordan River as a recreation amenity.
The public is invited to an open house to learn more about the updated master plan for Bingham Creek Regional Park on Thursday, March 28 from 6-8 pm. The event, to be held at Golden Fields Elementary School (10252 Split Rock Drive, South Jordan), will provide helpful information to residents regarding the park’s design and Phase I of construction.
Salt Lake County and the Jordan River Foundation are coming together to encourage big ideas for how more families, businesses, and visitors can access and enjoy the Jordan River and its surrounding areas.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is celebrating the kickoff of construction for a new Outdoor Education Center at Wheeler Historic Farm, located at 6351 South 900 East in Murray, this Wednesday, January 30 at 10:30 am.
We are excited to announce the re-opening of the new & improved indoor pool at Holladay Lions Recreation Center. Following weeks of renovations, the pool will be re-open to the public beginning December 26th.
Salt Lake County’s softball complexes in Holladay and Taylorsville cities will soon see major improvements thanks to a $5 million contribution from Larry H. Miller Charities. A partnership – announced Tuesday, December 4th at a meeting of the Salt Lake County Council – between Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation and Larry H. Miller Charities will rebuild both the Larry H. Miller Softball Complex and the Valley Regional Softball Complex.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation will cut the ribbon on its new Park Operations Center this Monday, September 17th at 10:30 am. Located at 6332 S. Airport Road in West Jordan, the new center will quadruple the capacity of the organization tasked with maintaining more than 100 parks and public spaces throughout the county.
Salt Lake County is grateful to our community that cares so much about our parks and the animals that live in them. Avian botulism naturally occurs in low depth, slow moving bodies of water during hot temperatures and Salt Lake County is extremely concerned about this issue at Sugar House Park.
Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation and ReAL Salt Lake Foundation celebrate the opening of two futsal (mini-soccer pitch) courts at Constitution Park this Tuesday, June 26th at 7:30 pm.