hospital was opened on Main Street in 1937, and a new, modern facility
was built in 1950. After many improvements and additions, the hospital
was sold to Intermountain Health Care in 1977 and a state-of-the-art
facility was constructed in 1980. An extended-care facility and expanded
emergency room have since been added. The latest technological equipment
Many clubs as
well as civic, and service organizations are dedicated to increasing
local intellectual and artistic awareness, service to others, and community
betterment. The community is also enriched by the American Fork Arts
Council, which presents a variety of arts events throughout the year,
as well as the Utah Regional Ballet and the American Fork Civic Chorus.
The Utah Pageant of the Arts drew wide audiences from 1973 to 1992,
enhancing the cultural climate with its productions and affiliated programs.
schools are served by the Alpine School District, with *Utah Valley State
College and Brigham Young University just minutes away.
and leisure needs of residents are met through a fine new fitness center,
a year-round recreation program, the popular Tri-Cities golf course,
and the American Fork Boat Harbor. Recreational and camping areas, such
as Tibble Fork and the Alpine Scenic Loop, are also nearby in beautiful
American Fork Canyon.
has become fragmented, with shopping malls located at both the eastern
and western boundaries of the business district. Financial institutions
serve all banking needs. Two business parks attract high tech development.