SLC Spring Break Activites for Families

2015

Salt Lake City offers plenty of spring break family fun. Museums, recreation centers, ski resorts all offer special seasonal activities to help you and your kids enjoy your time off.

01 of 09

Spring Break Camps at NHMU

Natural History Museum of Utah

Make the most of your child's break from school by spending a day, two days, or even a whole week exploring science and the natural world! The Museum offers a selection of daily camps on a variety of natural history topics and science themes with plenty of hands-on activities.

Camps run daily from Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost is $70 per day per child.

301 Wakara Way
801-581-4303

02 of 09

Baby Animal Season at This Is the Place Heritage Park

This is the Place Heritage Park

City kids will forever remember petting a lamb or holding a fluffy chick. This is the Place Heritage Park will have lots of baby animals to snuggle, nuzzle, and pet in the petting corral and the livery stable. The ponies are also waiting to take little cowboys and cowgirls for a ride.

April -May, 2015, specific dates to be announced 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

2601 East Sunnyside Ave.
801-582-1847

Adults: $11, Seniors 55+ and Children 3-11 $8

03 of 09

Off Track Super Sport at J.L. Sorenson Rec. Center

J.L. Sorenson Rec. Center

Sorenson Recreation Center in Herriman offers an Off-Track Super Sports program for kids in kindergarten through 6th grade. The program includes basketball, soccer, volleyball, swimming, floor hockey, kickball, and more.

Feb. 16- May 15, 2015

5350 West Herriman Main Street, Herriman, Utah
385-468-1340

$10 per day or $40 per week

04 of 09

Utah Jazz Home Games

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A Jazz home game is a great diversion for your spring break:

Games are televised regionally on ROOT SPORTS (excluding some nationally televised games). ROOT SPORTS channels vary by provider - Comcast: SD - 52, HD - 693 DirecTV: SD - 684, HD - 684.1 DISH: channel varies, usually between 440-450 and 470-480 RADIO: 1280 AM KZNS/97.5 FM.

EnergySolutions Arena
301 West South Temple
801-355-SEAT

Tickets $8-$162, see website for specials

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05 of 09

Holi Festival of Colors

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In India, Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. Young and old alike are covered with colors (red, green, yellow, blue, black and silver). The festival includes music, the lighting of a bonfire, burning of an effigy, and the throwing of dry colors on friend and foe alike. The dry powders supplied by the temple may stain, so festival goers are cautioned not to wear their best clothing.

Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, 2015

Throwings every two hours

Admission $5, color powders extra

Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple
8628 S. State Rd., Spanish Fork Utah
801-798-3559

06 of 09

Grizzlies Hockey

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Utah Grizzlies

Here's the Grizzlies' home schedule for April:

  • Vs. Alaska Steeleheads - April 3-4

All games 7:05 p.m.

Maverik Center
3200 South Decker Lake Drive (2200 W.)
801-988-8888

Tickets $9-$32 plus fees, see website for promotions

07 of 09

Things to Do With Kids

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Salt Lake is a kid-friendly town and offers dozens of fun activities to keep children active and engaged. Here are some of Salt Lake's favorite museums, zoos, parks, recreation centers, fun centers, indoor pools and more.

08 of 09

Salt Lake Area Easter Events

Frank Lukasseck

Easter weekend begins or ends the break for most schools, so families can enjoy egg hunts, Easter carnivals, Easter brunches and more this spring break.

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09 of 09

Real Salt Lake

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Real Salt Lake continues its regular MLS season with one home game and three away games in April:

  • Sunday, April 5, 3 p.m. @ San Jose Earthquake (ESPN 2)
  • Saturday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. @ Sporting KC (KMYU)
  • Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. vs. Vancouver White Caps (KMYU)
  • Saturday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. @ New England Revolution (KMYU)

Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 S. State St.
Sandy, UT
801-727-2700

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