Known for the ‘Fastest Ice on Earth’, Utah Olympic Oval is home to over 100 world records in speed skating. Built in 2001, this amazing venue has transformed from a high-performance competition venue to a community recreational resource for Utah residents from all over Salt Lake Valley. Today, the Olympic Oval continues to host world-class speed skating races annually and provides learn-to-programs for aspiring figure skaters, speed skaters, hockey players and more.
Utah Olympic Oval facility consists of five acres – roughly the size of four football fields – under a clear-span suspension roof. The facility houses a 400-meter speed skating oval and two international size ice sheets. Under the ice sheets and track are 33 miles of freeze tubes which keep the concrete base at 18°F year-round. The facility also includes a four-lane 442-meter state of the art running track, eight 110-meter sprint lanes, high performance weight room, locker facilities, as well as meeting space.
Utah Olympic Oval is part of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation and sister venue to Utah Olympic Park.The Legacy Foundation’s primary mission is a Utah non-profit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for managing and maintaining world-class Olympic legacy facilities and providing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate, educate, and excel in winter sports.