QUAC Ski-n-Swim 2024 celebrates diversity and sport in Salt Lake City

The Queer Utah Aquatic Club’s annual Ski-n-Swim event is set to kick off on March 1st, promising a thrilling weekend of winter sports and swimming for LGBTQ+ athletes from across the nation. Hosted in the picturesque setting of Salt Lake City, the event merges Utah’s renowned winter activities with a U.S. Masters Swimming-sanctioned swim meet.

Taking place from March 1st to 3rd, Ski-n-Swim 2024 will feature a USMS-sanctioned swim meet at the Fairmont Aquatic Center, located at 1044 Sugarmont Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84106. The event will also include a day of skiing and snowboarding at Brighton Resort, one of Utah’s premier ski destinations.

With 14 spots remaining on the ski shuttle bus, participants are encouraged to secure their transportation early. Brighton Resort will release 50 percent of parking reservations for the upcoming weekend at 6 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the event.

Evo Hotel, the official sponsor of Ski-n-Swim 2024, is offering discounted rates for event participants. The final day to book a room at Evo Hotel is Friday, February 23. Attendees can look forward to a welcoming atmosphere at Evo Hotel’s exclusive rooftop bar and patio, where a Welcome Party will be held on Friday, March 1st.

The schedule for Ski-n-Swim 2024 is as follows:

  • Friday, March 1: Welcome Party at Evo Hotel’s rooftop bar and patio. RSVP required.
  • Saturday, March 2: Swim Meet at Fairmont Aquatic Center from 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by dinner at Woodbine Food Hall at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 3: Ski, Board & Closing Tailgate at Brighton Ski Resort, featuring entertainment, lunch provided by JDawgs, and a Speedo Run.

Participants can reserve seats on the shuttle bus to and from Brighton Resort and Evo Hotel for an additional fee. Shuttle schedules will be available for convenient transportation throughout the weekend.

Ski-n-Swim 2024 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of diversity, athleticism, and camaraderie in the heart of Utah’s winter wonderland.

For more information and to RSVP for events, visit the official Ski-n-Swim website at ski-n-swim.org.

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