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Whistler is Accessible

We are proud to be an international resort that is accessible to all people. As the Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, accessibility througout the Village, parks and hotels has been improved.

Activities

Whistler is an outdoor adventure playground offering many different activities. Many of them are accessible or can be modified to suit people of different abilities. This list is intended as inspiration, but is not finite - there's plenty more to do when you get here!

Winter

Activity Details More Information
Skiing and Snowboarding Whistler Blackcomb provides access to the mountains via the Whistler Village Gondola and on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Skiing
Alpine Sightseeing Whistler Blackcomb provides access to the mountains via the Whistler Village Gondola and on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. Snow coverage may affect access for some visitors. Sightseeing
Nordic Skiing The cross country trails are groomed for Nordic sit-skiing and cross-country skiing. Nordic Skiing
Dog Sledding Many of the dog sledding activities are accessible. Dog Sledding

Summer

Activity Details More Information
Alpine Sightseeing Whistler Blackcomb provides access to the mountains via the Whistler Village Gondola and on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. Snow coverage may affect access for some visitors. Sightseeing
Lakes, beaches and parks Enjoy the lakes, beaches and playgrounds, many of which have accessibility features and parking close by. Lakes, Beaches, Parks
Kids Playgrounds Families can enjoy the inclusive playground located in Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parks and Playgrounds
Valley Trail The Valley Trail connects Whistler's neighborhoods. It is paved and suitable for wheelchairs, tandem bikes and hand bikes as well as gentle walking. Valley Trail
Water Sports Try a sightseeing tour or paddle yourself on Whistler's waterways. Canoe, Kayak & SUP
Jet Boating
Off-Road Adventures Take a Jeep tour to see the mountains from a 4x4 perspective. Bear viewing tours are also done from a 4-wheel drive vehicle. ATV and Jeep Tours
Bear Viewing

Year-Round

Activity Details More Information
Meadow Park Sports Centre The sports centre has a wheelchair accessible weight room and lap pool with a chairlift. Wheelchairs and sledges are welcome on the indoor ice rink. Wellness
Helicoptour Tours Fly into the pristine and rugged landscape of the Coast Mountains and see Whistler from the air. Helicopter Tours
Bungee Jumping Wheelchairs are welcome at this year round operation just south of Whistler. Bungee Jumping

Whistler Adaptive Sports Program

Also known as WASP this is a a not-for-profit society providing year round recreational programs for people with different abilities including skiing, yoga, hiking, biking and more.

Whistler Village

Accessibility is built into Whistler Village with its pedestrian-only streets, paved access to the Valley Trail and close proximity to transportation.

Resources

Mode Description More Information
Wheelchair*/Walking Accessibility is built into Whistler Village with it's pedestrian-only streets, paved access to the Valley Trail and close proximity to transportation. Wheelchair rentals are available from the Shoppers Drugmart (1.604.905.5666) and the Marketplace Rexall (1.604.932.2303). Access Whistler Map
Vehicle A number of spaces are reserved around the Village for accessible parking. Access Whistler Map
Public Transit Whistler's bus system includes accessibility features including space for wheelchairs and easy access buses. BC Transit Website
Taxi Wheelchair accessible taxis are available on request from Whistler Resort Cabs. 1.604.938.1515

Accessibility Initiative in Whistler

Resort Municipality of Whistler Accessibility Initiatives.

Accessible Accommodation

Whistler has a wide range of places to stay in and around the Village. Please contact our local travel consultants directly at 1.800.944.7853 so they can assist you to find accommodation that suits your needs.

Sit Skiing Whistler Blackcomb

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2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics:
With Glowing Hearts

As Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympics, we hosted international athletes from multiple sports and were inspired by their performance.

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