By Ani Robertson

When flakes start falling from darkening skies, Park City begins its transformation into a snow lover’s paradise, particularly for children.

Deer Valley’s Childcare Center
Supplying lively experiences daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ages two months to 12 years. Fun activities led by Children Programs Manager Mya Frantti can entertain the kids while parents are skiing. Snacks and lunch are provided.
435-645-6648 •

81aUtah Olympic Park
Built for the 2002 Winter Olympics, the Nordic ski jumps and sliding track at the Utah Olympic Park draw visitors and participants from around the world. Olympic athletes often train here. Zip lines, adventure courses and the Bobsled ride are thrilling. View their two free museums and enjoy the café.
435-658-4200 •

81bWhite Pine Touring
Rent cross country skis and snowshoes, take a lesson or tour the Uinta Mountains with the experts at White Pine Touring Nordic Center.
You might spot a moose or two on their 25 km of groomed trails.
435-649-6249 •

81Gorgoza Park
Would you rather sit and slide than ski or snowboard? If so…Gorgoza Tubing Park will delight your troops. Mini snowmobiles, Fort Frosty play
area, a Café Yurt and Warming Hut add to the festivities.
435-658-2648 •

82Luna Lobos
Would your child like to become a Junior Musher by learning the ropes of dogsledding? The opportunity awaits at Rancho Luna Lobos near Peoa, Utah. Play with rescued sled dogs, harness them, and go for a tour.
435-783-3473 •

Jupiter Bowl
This luxury bowling alley features 16 lanes, billiards, an arcade, and a fantastic menu. Watch big events on huge projector screens while fun and games unfold around you.
435-658-2695 •

Color Me Mine
Design and paint your own dinnerware and decor at Color Me Mine in Park City’s Kimball Junction. They supply the bisque forms and supplies; you supply the talent.
435-575-6463 •

J.W. Allen & Sons
More than a toy store, J.W. Allen & Sons Toys and Candy in Kimball Junction has all the latest playthings. Retro toys are abundant. Skillful displays and a
savvy staff can assist with finding the perfect gift.
435-575-8697 •

WISH in Redstone Center defines party décor. Expert assistants are available to plan your child’s sensational event. Check out the balloon bar where creativity soars.
435-575-WISH •

Park City Museum
What was Park City like in the late 1800’s when silver was king? Find out at the Park City Museum, 528 Main Street. Explore the town’s history through interactive Check out the exhibitions, and try escaping from its territorial jail.
435-649-7457 •

Park City Ice Arena
The indoor Olympic-sized ice skating rink at Park City Ice Arena features open skating and private lessons. Bring your own gear or rent on site.
435-615-5707 •

82aPark City Resort Center Ice Skating Rink
This festive outdoor rink, Resort Center Ice Skating Rink, is located at the Park City Mountain Base.
435 615-8165,

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