Olympic Oval Activities
If you’ve ever been intrigued by the sport of curling (and who hasn’t?), here’s your chance to check it out. The Utah OIympic Oval’s Cosmic Curling pumps fun into the sport by transforming the ice into a kaleidoscope of black light and neon. Once a visitor takes a Learn to Curl class, they are ready for a date night, girls’ night out or guys’ night out on the cosmic-colored ice.
Learn to Skate Program
Channel your inner Olympian by leveling up your skate game. The Utah Olympic Oval offers lessons and programs for figure skating, speed skating, curling and hockey — all adhering to the national and international standards set forth by Learn to Skate USA.
The Utah Olympic Oval attracts a variety of figure, speed and hockey skaters from novice to advanced. Visitors can take their pick of 1,200 pairs of figure and hockey skates or bring their own. Work on your Bunny Hop or Hockey Stop on either the speed skating track or the ice sheet without the worry of crowds or nasty winter weather.
Best Spots to Get Olympic Spirit
Just because the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games are in the past doesn’t mean that the Utah Olympic spirit is has been snuffed out. Athletes still train here, and ski schools in Utah resorts might be the start of a future Olympian’s career.
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City makes a great gateway for travelers making a trip to Utah's ski resorts or southward to Utah’s renowned red rock country.
Park City is the perfect mountain town. The winter slopes were once featured in the Olympics, and in summer the mountains and nearby state parks and reservoirs transform into a hiking, mountain biking, fishing and camping mecca.
Utah Olympic Park
The Olympic spirit is alive and well at Utah’s Olympic Park. Relive the 2002 Winter Olympic Games and experience the thrill firsthand on the bobsled track, zipline and museums.
More Olympic Inspiration
11 More Utah Winter Experiences Outside the Ski Resorts
No matter your level of adventure, you will find good reason to save some time for a day away from the resort.
A Cauldron of Continuing Olympic Fervor
Since hosting the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, in many ways the Olympic spirit and world-class athletes that seized Utah have never left.
Cross-country Skiing in the Tracks of Olympians
Utah cross country skiing for beginners starts with techniques. Soldier Hollow is the perfect location and hosted 2 events for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
The Fly Girls of Park City
Kick off your ski trip by visiting Utah Olympic Park and reliving the fight for gender equality in the Olympic Winter Games with Park City’s very own women changemakers.
Things To Do in Park City
This bustling alpine town will fill your trip agenda with skiing, shopping, dining, guided tours and thrilling adventures.
Uganda to Utah: Learning to Thrive
Professional snowboarder and Utah local Brolin Mawejje has faced his share of obstacles, but on the snow is where he finds his flow.