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When something exciting happens in our world, we like to share it! We believe strongly in transparency and we utilize many outlets to get information to you – radio, TV, social media, the e-Newsletter and the website. We hope that you check back periodically to see what is happening with Basin Recreation.

the future of our trails

The Future of our Trails

June 23, 2020 For over 20 years, Basin Recreation has provided trail experiences in the Snyderville Basin area. The District has built and/or maintains over 170 miles of trails and works with Summit County, the state of Utah, various land trusts, and other local organizations on the planning, maintenance, and management of the trail system. We feel proud to offer a collection of…
provide your input on basin recreation’s strategic action plan

Provide Your Input on Basin Recreation’s Strategic Action Plan

June 10, 2020 This spring, Basin Recreation worked diligently on the update to its Strategic Action Plan. The District regularly reviews its long-range strategic planning documents to ensure residents' needs and desires for recreation facilities and programs are met and that resources are properly prioritized. While systematic in its approach, public input on the draft plan is invaluable in establishing direction for the…
Sports Facilities in Park

Basin Recreation is Updating its Strategic Plan

February 24, 2020 The long-range strategic planning of the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District ("Basin Recreation" or the "District") is a fluid, progressive process whereby Basin Recreation assesses needs and priorities, evaluates its level of service ("LOS") standards and considers policy changes. The master planning process occurs approximately every five years. The last Strategic Action Plan, completed in 2013, identified top priority projects…
snow covered mountain slopes

Hunting Laws Clarified

January 27, 2020 For Immediate Release Jan. 24, 2020 Park City, Summit County, DWR clarify hunting restrictions in Round Valley area after recent elk shootings. PARK CITY - In light of the frustrations expressed by some members of the community when a licensed hunter harvested a cow elk (and may have accidentally shot another) in the Round Valley open space area, Park City,…
Man cycling by the fields

Why is Basin Recreation Proposing a Property Tax Revenue Increase?

November 18, 2019 Since 2004, the last time Basin Recreation requested an increase in tax revenue, the District has grown significantly. Guided by robust strategic master planning, the District has acquired over 2,100 acres of open space, developed approximately 90 miles of trail, added four dog parks and eight pickleball courts, as well as expanded The Fieldhouse twice to add fitness and gymnasium…
exciting projects at willow creek park thanks to a generous donation

Exciting Projects at Willow Creek Park Thanks to a Generous Donation

July 18, 2019 Basin Recreation's courts at Willow Creek Park are well loved and it is starting to show. While the District had budgeted for some repairs, a generous donation from the John C. Kish Foundation has allowed staff to expand the upgrade project significantly. Beginning the week of July 29, all of the courts at Willow Creek Park will be resurfaced. The…
The Fieldhouse

Community Open House & Appreciation Day

May 1, 2018 The entire Staff here at Basin Recreation works hard to deliver quality recreation experiences to the community. To that end, we want to hear from you! On Thursday, May 24, please stop by The Fieldhouse to hear what we are up to this summer and provide comments. Staff will be on hand to chat from 5pm to 7pm but comment…
summit county secures 461-acres in lower silver creek drainage to expand recreational open space

Summit County Secures 461-Acres in Lower Silver Creek Drainage to Expand Recreational Open Space

February 8, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Summit County Secures 461-Acres in Lower Silver Creek Drainage to Expand Recreational Open Space $10.4 Million Deal to Include Environmental Clean Up Plan Coalville, UT (February 6, 2018) - The Summit County Council and the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District (Basin Recreation) have reached an agreement with the Estate of Florence J. Gillmor and the Florence J.…

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