There is nothing quite like summer days in South Jordan. Between the epic sunsets and majestic mountain views, South Jordan provides an exciting and community-based experience for everyone: from children to young adults. However, those in 55 and over communities, in particular, have found South Jordan to provide a bustling and welcoming environment during the summer months.
Whether your interests include community get-togethers, outdoor activities, or cultural connections, South Jordan is bound to have an abundance of it! OakwoodLife’s gorgeous Daybreak Community is only a five-minute walk or bike ride from shops, restaurants, and the light rail system, known as TRAX, making South Jordan easy to access, especially in the warm summer months. This means that whether you are wanting to take a trip into the city for a night in Salt Lake City or prefer to stay in the heart of South Jordan, there are plenty of activities right at your fingertips. Here are a few of our favorite things to do for those blissful summer days in stunning South Jordan, Utah, for the fifty-five and over community:
City Led Activities (That will make you fall even more in love with South Jordan.)
One of the most endearing aspects of South Jordan is its small-town community feel. Movies in the Moonlight is a summer activity hosted by the city that provides food trucks and movies at dusk for the entire South Jordan community. Get to know your neighbors, try some local cuisine, and sit back for a traditional summer favorite.
SoJo SummerFest is another popular activity for residents in the early summer. Complete with games, parades, music, and more, Summerfest provides joy for the young and the young at heart, just a moment away from SpringHouse Village.
Outdoor Activities (Suitable for the 55 and Over Community)
For those perfect days with the smell of summer in the air, South Jordan provides a multitude of activities for those who are looking to stay active and get outside. The Glenmoor Golf Course is a favorite of the Daybreak community, as well as those in the surrounding area. This 18-hole course is a par 72 and treats golfers to mountainous views and idyllic conditions in the summer months.
Oquirrh Lake is another favorite for those who are looking to get outside during the warmer months. The entire trail surrounding the lake is paved, making it suitable for all levels of hikers, and provides an easy getaway into nature, no matter the time of year. Additionally, Daybreak residents are permitted to boat within the lake for some summertime water fun.
Cultural Activities (For art and music lovers alike.)
The District is a popular area for summertime social events within the 55-plus communities and for good reason! This 120-acre development provides specialty shops, top-of-the-line restaurants, incredible architecture, and a stunning view of the Salt Lake Valley. For those looking to take advantage of long summer nights on patios with friends, the District will be your place to do just that.
For an educational experience that highlights art and the history of South Jordan, Gale Center of History and Culture provides a classic museum experience With regular events and changes of displays, this should be on your South Jordan to-do list.
55 Plus Communities: Making the Most out of Summertime in South Jordan
Whether you have recently moved to SpringHouse Village or have grown up surrounded by the comradery and majesty of South Jordan, you will be certain to find a few summer adventures in South Jordan.
At the end of the day, with your cheeks kissed by the sun, it is relaxing to know you can return home to the cozy space within your 55 and over community. From all of us at OakwoodLife, we wish you a happy, relaxing, and healthy summer.