Indoor Activities in Whistler
We love our outdoor activities in Whistler, but there is plenty to see and do inside as well. Take a look at the diverse selection of indoor options for days when a change of pace is in the cards.
Conditions can be wet, snowy, cold or hot outside in Whistler – we are in the mountains, after all! Luckily there are quite a few ways to burn off excess energy without braving the elements.
|Located throughout Whistler, there are a number of gyms where you can get your workout.
|Yoga & Dance
|Take time to stretch it out or learn some new dance moves at one of Whistler's studios. A great way to ease tired muscles or try something new.
|Indoor Rock Climbing
The Core, Whistler Village
|The friendly people at this gym are available to give lessons and guided climbing sessions. Kids from the age of 4 and up may join in.
|Indoor Pools and Ice Skating
Meadow Park Sports Centre
|Located north of the Village, Meadow Park Sports Centre has an indoor kids play pool, plus a lap pool, squash courts and other gym facilities. There is an indoor ice skating rink as well.
|Indoor Tennis Courts
Whistler Racket Club
|With three indoor courts, lessons, camps and coaching with the Whistler Tennis Academy, the Whistler Racket Club has plenty to offer all levels of players.
|Indoor Golf Simulator
Whistler Golf Club
|Don’t put your clubs away because it’s wintertime. The ‘SIM’ at Whistler Golf Club offers guests the opportunity to practice or play indoors all season long.
Mountain Square, Whistler Village
|All ages entertainment. Groups choose one of 6 themes. They then get 'locked' inside and are given 45 minutes to solve clues and accomplish obstacles to escape and complete the game.
|Forged Axe Throwing
|Whether you are a first-timer looking to try axe throwing, an experienced timber sports veteran who wants to practice their skills, or a league competitor, Forged is your spot for indoor axe throwing!
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|Spa and Massage
|There are a wide variety of spas in Whistler, including unique options with outdoor pools and flotation therapy. Add a massage to complete the relaxation experience.
Whistler is a unique place, with a culture like no other. Our arts and culture venues provide opportunities to learn more about this part of Canada as well as get hands-on and interactive.
|Audain Art Museum
Between Upper & Lower Village
|Whistler’s newest cultural hot spot, explore the impressive permanent collection of artworks from British Columbia and rotating exhibitions from leading museums around the world.
|Arts & Culture
|Learn about the history of skiing in the area and how Whistler came to be. Features a gift shop and information on natural history, environment and local wildlife.
|Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
|Before there was a ski hill, First Nations people lived here. Learn more about their history, rich culture, and interpretations of the landscape at this award-winning venue with a gift shop and café.
|Whistler's art galleries feature an eclectic mix of local and international works in a range of genres. Browse the galleries to add to your collection or for pure enjoyment.
|Arts & Culture
|Whistler Public Library
|A wonderful place to retreat and read a book or magazine, with library cards available for visitors. Computers and multimedia also available along with story sessions for kids, movie screenings, workshops and seminars.
|Arts & Culture
|Fathom Stone Art Classes
|This fine stone art gallery and studio offers daily BC soapstone carving classes for kids and adults. Carve or stack your very own Inukshuk, wildlife animal or mini pendant / sculpture. Drop-in or by appointment.
|Britannia Mine Museum
|On your way to Whistler check out this award-winning museum built around the original working mine. Features displays and interactive exhibits - ready to pan for gold?
It's worth taking the time to explore Whistler's culinary scene and getting to know the local produce. From award-winning restaurants to casual, cozy cafés – find the taste to suit you.
|There are over 100 different places to eat in Whistler ranging from casual to fine dining. Sample as many as you can while in town.
|Whistler Tasting Tours
|Get a look inside some of Whistler's best restaurants and sample the food with a tasting tour. Enjoy a multi-course progressive dinner at several venues within walking distance.
|Whistler Distillery Tour & Tasting
|Discover the vibrant local neighbourhood of Function Junction and enjoy a guided tour of the distillery, a full tasting hour and the option to add a personal charcuterie to pair with your tasting.
|Whistler Club Crawl
|Make the most of Whistlers vibrant nightlife by joining a club crawl tour. Held on Saturday nights each week, the group will move to 2 bars and 3 clubs throughout Whistler. Tickets include 5 drinks, line priority and guestlist access.
|Bar Hop Whistler
|Bar Hop is about connecting people, celebrating good times and creating the best party experience in Whistler. It’s a guided tour around five iconic Whistler venues, with drinks, food and good times guaranteed – not your average Whistler pub crawl!
Shop until you drop, then refresh yourself with a coffee – or something stronger.
|If retail therapy is required, start on the Village Stroll. Find souvenirs, luxury goods, cosmetics, fashion, jewellery and more in the unique stores and boutiques.
|Meet up at the end of the day with friends and family over a beverage and some tasty food. It's time to reconnect to the people you care about and share your stories.
Off the Slopes Activities
There are a lot of outdoor and indoor activities in Whistler that happen off the slopes. Here's how you can soar, scale and soak it all in.
The mountains have something for everyone, from adventure to escape. Our itineraries have trip ideas to help you plan an incredible vacation.
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