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Events & Volunteer Opportunities

Basin Recreation works hard to offer events that appeal to everyone in our community. From activities on our trails to fun races for all ages, from classes to celebrations, from challenges to movies in our parks – the Staff at Basin Recreation loves to connect with our community. Check out our Events Calendar to see what is coming up. We hope to see you out there enjoying Basin Recreation events.

For more information regarding group, commercial, stakeholder, or events bookings, contact Hanna Markel at (435) 649-1564 Ext. 133 or

Basin Recreation is excited to launch a dedicated Volunteer Program in 2024! For more information regarding upcoming opportunities or ways to get involved, please contact Travis Engvall at (435) 649-1564 Ext. 111 or

Volunteer Opportunities

June 2024
June 08

StART of Summer Color Run 2024

When: Saturday, June 08 , 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Where: Willow Creek Park

Cost: $15 per person or $50 per family. Kids 4 & under are FREE!

Kick off summer with a 5K fun run, featuring powdered paint stations that will colorfully entertain. A 1-mile run and a 100-yard dash (ages 4 and under) will follow.

June 15 -16

Movie in the Park & Backyard Campout 2024 – Back to the Future

When: Saturday, June 15 -Sunday, June 16, 7:00PM - 9:30AM

Where: Trailside Park Upper Field

Cost: $20 per tent spot, and the movie is free!

Join Basin Recreation for our 11th annual Backyard Campout Night in conjunction with our first Movie in the Park of the summer! Reserve your tent space today.

June 21

Spring Wildflower Hike with Swaner

When: Friday, June 21 , 8:00AM

Where: Spring Creek Trailhead 6671 Glenwild Dr Park City, UT 84098

Cost: $10 Basin Recreation or Swaner Member/ $20 Non-member

Join Swaner and Basin Recreation naturalists for a hike on the north side of the Preserve to learn about the wildflowers in bloom!

June 22

Nature Journaling Workshop

When: Saturday, June 22 , 8:00AM - 9:30AM

Where: Summit Park Trailhead, 899-801 Parkview Dr, Park City, UT 84098

Cost: Free

June 29

Bark City Festival 2024

When: Saturday, June 29 , 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Where: Willow Creek Park - 4460 Split Rail Lane, Park City

Cost: Free

Celebrate your best furry friends with the 2nd annual Bark City Festival! In partnership with the Park City Area Home Builders Association, this free event will feature a 5k Dirty Dog Run, dog competitions, vendor booths, music, food and drinks, and lots of playtime at Willow Creek Park! A beer garden will also be onsite and sponsored by Heber Valley Brewing.