The Maverik Center of West Valley City is the home of the two-time International Hockey League Champion Utah Grizzlies and was the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic ice hockey events. Within the Maverik Center is the unique Ford Theatre which seats audiences as small as 3,700, while a crowd of 12,000 can be just as comfortable in the main arena.
Since the 10,000-seat arena opened in September 1997, thousands of concerts and sporting events have been held there. The success of the venue has been noticed by millions of community members and by national industry publications. "Amusement Business" ranked the Maverik Center as the fourth highest grossing venue in the world in 1999.
Family Fitness Center
Located in Centennial Park and opened in 1999, the 96,000 square-foot Family Fitness Center
is one of the Salt Lake valley’s premier fitness facilities. With a
variety of equipment, features, activities, and classes, the Family
Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art fitness and recreation facility.
The Family Fitness Center offers a lap pool, a leisure pool with the
state’s tallest indoor waterslide, basketball and racquetball courts, an
indoor track, cardio equipment, a weight room, a climbing wall, dance
and aerobic rooms, and a soft-play “edutainment” room for children.
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
The Utah Cultural Celebration Center
at the Riverfront celebrated its grand opening in 2003. This $12
million facility features a 1200 seat outdoor amphitheater, a 74,000
square foot Arts and Heritage Hall Community Center, a beautiful art
gallery, and 28 acres of open field festival areas.
The Utah Cultural Celebration Center is dedicated to enriching and
strengthening communities by promoting the expression of the arts,
education, opportunities for economic development and the celebration of
Harman Senior Recreation Center
The David and Grace Harman Family Home was the boyhood home of Pete
Harman, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, which he donated to the City
for use as a senior recreation center. The house was originally built in
1918 and remodeled in 1989 before Harman turned it over to the city.
Today, the Harman Senior Recreation Center
provides West Valley City's senior residents with access to community
resources and programs that enhance dignity, support independence,
encourage community involvement, and stimulate physical, mental, and
StoneBridge Golf Club
There simply is no better place to hold your next golf tournament than StoneBridge Golf Club.
Ideally located in West Valley City, minutes from the Salt Lake
International Airport and downtown Salt Lake City, Stonebridge offers 27
holes of wet and wild golf in a links-style layout designed by U.S.
Open champion and renowned course designer Johnny Miller. Named after
the rustic red rock bridges that dot the course, Stonebridge features
three challenging nines, each measuring nearly 3,600 yards from the
tips, making it one of the longest as well as wettest courses in Utah.
But if you're not a long hitter, don't worry, there are three other
teeing areas for all levels of golfers.
The Ridge Golf Club
Opened in 1991 by West Valley City, The Ridge Golf Club
(formerly West Ridge Golf Course), offers championship golf while
providing magnificent views of the Salt Lake Valley and the majestic
Wasatch Mountains. The course reopened in 2013 with an all new design
and a renovated clubhouse.
Hale Centre Theatre
The Hale Centre Theatre
at Harman Hall, the largest center-stage theater in the North America,
made its theatrical debut in October 1998. A professional cast of local
thespians perform plays written by Ruth and
Nathan Hale, founders of the theater, as well as traditional plays and
The 41,900-square-foot facility is the first theater-in-the-round built
in the Salt Lake Valley in 36 years. The theater seats up to 560 people,
innumerable effects can be produced by the stage that both rotates and
elevates in sections.