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UOP MOUNTAIN EXPANSION PROJECT

The UOP Mountain Expansion will dramatically expand athlete-training terrain at the Utah Olympic Park.  This will be a game changer for the Park City winter sports community.

Our goal is to raise $3 million.  We need to raise $500,000 by April 30th to ensure that the construction of the first chairlift and terrain can be completed in time for the 2019/20 ski season.  Now is the time to donate!

Thank you in advance for your support. 

Employer Matching

Many employers provide corporate matching programs, which is a great to increase the impact of your donation!

There are two easy ways to enable a corporate match:

1.) Mightycause.  If you donate via our Mightycause campaign, you can submit your gift for corporate matching.  Provide the Mightycause EIN of 27-2499903 and indicate that the match is to support the fundraising efforts of Park City Ski & Snowboard.

2.) Donate to the "Utah Athletic Foundation" (UAF).  The UAF is the parent company of Park City Ski & Snowboard, LLC.  Make your donation directly to the UAF, and notify us so that PCSS receives credit. Then provide the information on your gift to your corporate matching software using the Utah Athletic Foundation's EIN which is 84-1367913 and indicate that the match is to support the fundraising efforts of Park City Ski & Snowboard.  Please note: in some corporate matching databases the address for the UAF is Kearns, UT. This is not a cause for concern.

We can support you in this process. If you have any questions or challenges, please contact chind@parkcityss.org 

Donate Via Donor-Advised Fund

If you would like to donate via a donor-advised fund (managed, for example, by Fidelity or Schwab), please donate to the "Utah Athletic Foundation" (UAF) . The UAF is the parent company of Park City Ski & Snowboard, LLC.  Make your donation directly to the UAF, but notify us so that PCSS receives credit. Please note: in some databases the address for the UAF is Kearns, UT. This is not a cause for concern.

We can support you in this process. If you have any questions or challenges, you can email chind@parkcityss.org .  In advance, thank you for your support!

UOP MOUNTAIN EXPANSION HONOR ROLL OF DONORS

$1,000,000 or more

  • John and Kristi Cumming

$500,000 or $999,999

$100,000 to $500,000

  • Anonymous Donor

$50,000 to $99,999

$15,000 to $49,999

  • Dan and Amy Macuga
  • Doug and Deb Schillinger
  • Pete and Jolie Iacobelli
  • The Wenokur Family
  • The Nemeroff Family
  • The Cole Family

$10,000 to $14,999

  • Geoff and Jeanne Crockett
  • Steve and Mary Jane Brain
  • The Ploof Family

$5,000 to $9,999

  • Tim Brennwald and Heidi Voelker
  • Mark and Karla Olson
  • Karin and Nick Goodman
  • John and Kim Kanarowski
  • Jamie and Susan Preston
  • Ted Ligety
  • Kristen Haaijer
  • Chris and Amy Neff
  • Mark J. Fisher
  • Brodie and Heather Pollard
  • Jon and Tanya Keller
  • Josh and Julie Turner
  • Inge and Jason Travis
  • Nick and Paige Penze
  • The Stein Family
  • John and Margaret Plavocos
  • Jim and Angie Brown

$2,000 to $4,999

  • Shayne and Lori Drivdahl
  • Steven Caputo
  • Ken Deitch and Kelly Copeland
  • Tim Kohl and Julie Cooke
  • John and Monique Abbott
  • Justin Touchette
  • Todd and Millicent Tracey

$1,000 to $1,999

  • Kurt and Jennifer Hoefler
  • Michael Atkin and Winnie Chee-Atkin
  • Dylan Rothwell
  • Doug and Kay Neff
  • Jane Mattson Shapiro

$100 to $999

  • Doug and Kelley Lewis
  • Chris "Hatch" Haslock
  • Richard and Katherine Copeland

DONATE ONLINE!

Every donation counts!  Our goal is 100% participation.

Donate Now!

Donate By Check Now!

Please send a check and Donation Form (see below) to the address below. 

Check Payable to: Park City Ski & Snowboard
Memo: UOP Mountain Expansion Capital Campaign

Mail to:

Park City Ski & Snowboard
Attn: UOP Mountain Expansion Campaign
PO Box 981763
Park City, UT 84098

In advance, thank you for your support!

Donations are typically tax deductible. Park City Ski & Snowboard’s EIN is 82-2805710.  Park City Ski & Snowboard is a single member LLC under the "Utah Athletic Foundation" (DBA Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation), which is a 501(c)3 organization with Federal Identification Number 84-1367913.

KEY CONTACTS

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to:

Christie Hind, PCSS Interim Executive Director, at chind@parkcityss.org   

Sandra Stojsic Espenes, Fundraising Co-Chair, at stojsic.espenes@gmail.com

Chris Neff, Board Member, at cdneff@gmail.com

Jim Brown, Board Member, at jim.brown@jbcintl.com


Utah Olympic Park (UOP) Mountain Expansion Project

The UOP Mountain Expansion will significantly add to available terrain at Utah Olympic Park.  This project will provide world-class training and competition space for most PCSS athletes, including alpine racers, freestyle skiers & snowboaders, and Nordic jumpers. 

What’s Going to be Built - This is a Two Phased Project:

  • Phase One improves the existing intermediate hill adjacent to the Alf Engen Museum and is used by our alpine and mogul athletes by lengthening the vertical terrain and replacing the tow rope with a chairlift
  • Phase Two expands to the West Hill and will add 30 acres of runs, another chairlift, lights, and best-in-class snowmaking.

Why is This Necessary?

  • PCSS faces a supply & demand challenge that the UOP Mountain Expansion can resolve.
  • There is not enough training space at Park City Mountain to accommodate all of the teams and athletes who are requesting access.
  • As a result, PCSS athletes are not getting the access they need to be competitive against other teams.
  • Time on snow is essential for athlete improvement, and our athletes will fall behind competitors from other locations who have better access to terrain.
  • Early season training is a significant challenge for PCSS.  To get access to terrain in November, we are pulling our athletes out of school and sending them to Colorado, Wyoming, California, and British Columbia.
  • The equation simple:  More days on snow creates higher quality training and better prepared athletes. 

Do Other Mountain Towns Have Dedicated Training Space?

  • Many communities have dedicated training space similar to what the UOP Mountain Expansion will provide – including Jackson, Sun Valley, Aspen, Vail, and Steamboat Springs.
  • PCSS is playing catch-up now – but we are confident the UOP Mountain Expansion can be a game-changer for our athletes by providing guaranteed training space throughout the season.

What is the Timeframe?

  • The project will break ground this spring and Phase One will be complete and ready for use next winter.

How Much Will It Cost and Who is Paying?

  • The total price tag for both phases of the project is $11 million. 
  • This is a collaborative effort between the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation, the community at large, and three teams that have stepped up to be anchor tenants – PCSS, Rowmark, and the University of Utah. 
  • PCSS’s funding commitment is $3 million, $500,000 of which is due this April to secure our participation. 

Is This Project Connected to Olympics 2030?

  • Park City is fortunate to have many world-class winter sport venues to support another Olympic bid.
  • The UOP Mountain Expansion is another enhancement that will strengthen Park City’s legacy as an Olympic host location and a training destination for top athletes.

How Will This Benefit the Park City Community?

  • The UOP Mountain Expansion is similar to our community’s infrastructure investments in the Basin Recreation Fieldhouse, the MARC, and our community’s mountain trail system. 
  • Each of these efforts has enhanced Park City’s reputation as a recreation mecca and improved the quality of life across the community. 
  • This project will generate similar economic development and community benefits by creating another world-class venue for athletes of all ages to train, compete, and thrive.

Become a Partner and Enjoy Naming Benefits:

Enjoy an opportunity to decide the name of many facets of the project.

  • Founding Member Jacket: $2,000 (200 available)
  • Individual Chairs: $5,000 (220 available)
  • Chairlift Towers: $15,000 (25 available)
  • Moguls / Slalom Training Runs: $100,000
  • GS Training Run: $250,000
  • East Hill Chairlift: $500,000
  • West Peak Chairlift: $750,000
  • East Peak Hill: $1,000,000
  • West Peak Naming: $2,000,000

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