Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director

Woodward Park City Announces 2020–21 Outdoor Operations Opening Date and Operations Plan

Hot Laps Quad, surface lifts and tubing park are scheduled to open.

Park City, UT (November 25, 2020) — Woodward Park City is excited to announce the opening date for its outdoor lift and tubing operations on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2020. Additional details on 2020-21 activities are included below, including information on opening terrain, tickets and access products, ski and snowboard lessons, and food and beverage services. Woodward Park City has designed operating plans with COVID-19 safety practices and protocols as the number one priority.

In response to COVID-19 safety precautions, Woodward Park City offers limited capacity for both indoor and outdoor activities. Masks are required for all guests to the property. Guests are encouraged to pre-purchase indoor and outdoor sessions in advance at for the best availability and pricing. Tubing session tickets purchased in advance will be available through an on-site contactless kiosk. Lift tickets providing access to the Hot Laps Quad lift will be sold in three or four-hour sessions. Also, Woodward offers contactless food and beverage orders for its two food and beverage outlets.

Opening Terrain

Woodward Park City plans to open the Hot Laps Quad, Gateway surface lift and tubing park surface lifts for opening day. The Hot Laps Quad will service the Gully, containing a mostly corduroy surface, a few small contoured snow features, and a variety of small and medium jibs. The Gateway surface lift will service the Progression Park, a zone for beginner and first-time skiers and snowboarders. Additionally, Woodward’s 6 tubing lanes will open for the season.

Access and Ticket Products          

Guests will find new ways to purchase access to Woodward Park City this season, including All Access Memberships, new outdoor Mountain Park memberships, and monthly All Access and Mountain Park passes. Memberships require a multi-month commitment and offer additional perks; passes do not require a multi-month commitment. Memberships and passes are currently available for purchase.

Woodward Park City access is also available through daily products, including tubing sessions, lift session tickets, and indoor sessions for the Action Sports Hub.

Woodward Park City will introduce lift sessions for the 2020-21 winter season. Lift sessions, available from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. to give more skiers and riders the ability to reserve lift sessions for the season. Lift session pricing starts at $29.

Advance purchase is recommended for the best access availability and pricing.

Lift ticket sessions are available for purchase here.

Tubing session tickets are available for purchase here

Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Ski and snowboard private lessons will be available on opening day. Private lessons are open to skiers and snowboarders, ages three and up. Group privates are available for one to three participants. Group Private Lessons are $100 for one hour, $180 for two hours, and $270 for three hours. Reservations are required a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

Woodward continues their mission of empowering the next generation of action sports athletes; in doing so will introduce new ski and snowboard instruction programs for the 20-21 winter season including small group ski and snowboard lessons to kids as young as four years old and “Four Then More” a beginner learn to ski or snowboard lesson program that allows beginning snowsports enthusiasts to learn to ski or snowboard with four lessons, rentals, and lift tickets. After completing Four Then More, participants receive a Mountain Park Pass valid for one month of lift access.   

Reservations for group lessons and Four then More are available now with a scheduled start date of 12/18/20. Lessons can be purchased here.

Food and Beverage

Woodward Park City offers two food and beverage outlets, The Grind and The Hive, each with a contactless food and beverage ordering system.

  • The Hive Cafeteria is Woodward’s downstairs cafe serving tex mex, pizza, pasta, soup, salad, sandwiches and more. Diners can place online orders for pickup while on the lift or participating in an indoor session through an online ordering platform available at
  • The Grind Cafe, located upstairs overlooking the Red Floor, features a full-service coffee bar, pizza oven, grab and go snack zone, and a selection of beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Diners can place online orders for table service at the upstairs café, The Hive, or through QR codes available at each table.


About Woodward Park City: Woodward Park City is a world-class, year-round action sports destination in one of the greatest outdoor regions in the world. Encompassing a fully integrated 125 acre campus with a state-of-the-art action sports hub, action sports parks and mountain parks, Woodward Park City encourages intuitive growth and safe progression for passionate action sports athletes of all ages and abilities to play and train every day, 365 days and nights a year. Visitors to Woodward Park City can experience lift-accessed snowboarding, skiing, tubing and mountain biking, as well as indoor and outdoor facilities for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, parkour, cheer and digital media. Woodward Park City is part of the global Woodward experiential action sports company on a mission to inspire the next generation of action sports and athletes and is also part of the POWDR portfolio.