Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation Closing Venues To Public
Mar 13, 2020, 1:50 PM | Updated: 2:43 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation announced they will be closing venues to the public beginning on Monday, March 16.
“The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation (UOLF) is proactively taking measures to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19),” read a press release from the Foundation.
Amid concerns about preventing a widespread coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the county, the Utah Olympic Oval has made the decision to suspend all sport and public programs from Monday, March 16 through Sunday, March 29.
— Utah Olympic Oval (@UtahOlympicOval) March 13, 2020
The Olympic venues to be closed include:
- Utah Olympic Park
- Utah Olympic Oval
- Soldier Hollow Nordic Center
The venues will remain closed until Sunday, March 29, according to the foundation.
Team ski and snowboard training at the Utah Olympic Park and Soldier Hollow Nordic Center will continue, according to the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation.
“Following guidelines outlined by The Governor of Utah and our local health organizations- all public activities and group events are suspended for the time being,” the release continued.