We have just left the Summer Olympics behind us, and the showmanship and athletic prowess of those who participated can’t be ignored. From the almost super speed of the runners, to the powerful strokes of the swimmers, to the many other games that left the audience breathless, it was a magnificent display.
Now we have the Winter Olympics to look forward to, and those snow based events are even more beloved by the Park City community. Known for skiing and snowboarding (among many other things), the city has always been in love with the Winter games. If your child has been dreaming of someday taking part in the Winter Olympics, there are some local places you should know about.
This school is dedicated not only to academic achievement, but athletic achievement, as well. Any student who is serious about making it to the Olympic level could benefit from enrolling.
A place for adventure, the Utah Olympic Park is home to ski jumps, luge, sliding tracks, skating rinks, and a lot more. They offer activities year round.
Deer Valley – Slalom – Wasatch Free Style – FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup
From ski lessons to Wasatch freestyle, to the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup, Deer Valley is an international standard for those who love snow sports. They offer lessons for both youth and adults.
Home of World Cup Snowboarding, this park is home to some of the best pipes in the world. Enjoy 3 Kings, Neff Land and the Eagle Superpipe among dedicated snowboarders of all levels.
Get out your puck and stick. Park City offers hockey clinics as part of their Hockey Academy, starting at players as young as 4 years old. They offer beginning skating classes, as well.
If your child wants to be a figure skater, they can learn from any level with courses at the Utah Olympic Oval. They provide training in both freestyle and other techniques.
Follow trails through Soldier Hollow, and enjoy the unique experience of Cross Country skiing. They offer beginner and advanced trails, so you can always challenge yourself.
Adaptive Sports – National Ability Center
Discover what you are capable of at the National Ability Center. They provide a number of adaptive sports, from rock climbing to skiing.
Find a private tutor that can help take your child from the beginning levels of skiing, to the professional, Olympian level that they crave.
Become a member of the official US Olympic Ski Team, located in Park City, Utah.
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