Olympic Day celebrations set for June 25 in Kimball Junction

KIMBALL JUNCTION, Summit County — The Utah Olympic Park is hosting an afternoon of free Olympic-themed activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in an effort to engage youths and promote the ideals of the Olympic movement.

The celebration will include appearances by local Olympians, music, food and activities including bounce houses, face painting, crafts and interactive adaptive sport demonstrations from the National Ability Center. Athletes will also sign autographs from noon to 1 p.m.

In addition, the first Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle show of the season will take place at 1 p.m. Tickets, which are $12 for adults and $7 for children, can be found online at utaholympiclegacy.org.

More than 160 countries around the world take part in Olympic Day, which was created in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games.

The Utah Olympic Park is at 3419 Olympic Pkwy., Park City.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

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