Bobsleigh and Skeleton Experience at the Whistler Sliding Centre
The non-profit Whistler Sliding Centre is home to the fastest ice track in the world! Since hosting the competitions for bobsleigh, skeleton and luge as part of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the venue continues to grow these sports as an active training and competition site. Public participants can experience the thrill of sliding as a passenger in a bobsleigh (winter and summer) and solo skeleton rides (winter). Visitors may also visit the venue for self-guided sightseeing year-round and spectating during the on-ice season. Grab a map at Guest Services and take the free self-guided interpretive tour! Please note, venue access hours vary.
Winter Passenger Bobsleigh or Public Skeleton: $209 per person
Available December 2023 - April 2024
Try Passenger Bobsleigh, one of Whistler's most unique activities! No previous experience is required.
After an orientation, participants slide in a real 4-person bobsleigh, driven by a trained pilot. Teams race through ten twists and turns at speeds of 125+ km/hr and feel the acceleration of up to 4 G forces. The minimum age for Passenger Bobsleigh is 14 (14 & 15 year olds must ride with a guardian), some physical requirements apply.
The Whistler Sliding Centre is the only place in Canada where public can try bobsleigh and slide like an Olympian!
Prefer going solo? Choose skeleton and slide headfirst down the ice track on your own sled! After an orientation, participants take off from the Maple Leaf starting point (about a third of the way up the track), pass through six corners, and clock speeds up to 100 km/hr. The Whistler Sliding Centre is the only place in Canada where the public can experience the rush of skeleton. Minimum age for Public Skeleton is 16, some physical requirements apply.
Both activities run rain, snow or shine, so it’s the perfect addition to your time in Whistler, whatever the weather. Bobsleigh is offered Tuesdays to Sundays.
Simply search below to book your Winter experience, or call 1.800.944.7853 and speak to a local travel consultant.
Summer Bobsleigh: $119 per adult / Youth Slide Free*
Summer bobsleigh has now finished for the summer 2023 season
Bring the family for one of Whistler’s most unique summer activities. Youth slide free!* No experience is required.
After an orientation and a tour of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games venue including an exclusive track walk, your team will ride in a bobsleigh equipped with wheels, driven by a trained pilot, through twists and turns with speeds of up to 90km/hr. Youth (12-18) slide free with a full paying adult! Summer Bobsleigh runs rain or shine, so it’s the perfect addition to your time in Whistler, whatever the weather.
Check-in: Every 20 minutes from 10 AM
- *One youth (12 - 18) slides FREE with each full paying adult (ratio 1 youth : 1 adult)
- Minimum age 12
- Duration is approximately 1.5 hours
- Free guest parking on site
Price includes track walk and one summer bobsleigh ride (transportation to and from venue not included, free parking available).
Whistler Olympic Park hosted ski jumping, cross-country skiing and biathlon for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and remains an active centre for competitors, the local community and visitors. Located a short drive south of Whistler, the park offers seasonal activities and programs.
Winter at Whistler Olympic Park
In the winter, from November to April, discover Whistler Olympic Park through cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and biathlon. Find yourself in the park’s spectacular landscape, discover its Olympic legacy and learn about the athletes’ stories of glory and gold. Rent equipment from the rental shop and explore 120 kilometres of ski and snowshoe trails for all abilities. Take a lesson or sign up for a skills camp, or introduce your child to Nordic ski disciplines such as cross-country, biathlon or even ski jumping in one of the youth programs.
Summer at Whistler Olympic Park
Explore the Olympic legacy in summer at Whistler Olympic Park! Feel like an Olympian with the unique Biathlon Experience, where guests have the opportunity to take aim and shoot a 22 calibre rifle at the Olympic shooting range and learn about the sport and athletes. Alternatively, explore some of the self-guided activities on offer, such as the park's hiking trails or the 9-hole disc golf course, and take in the park's history through interpretive signage and the Olympic exhibit.
Summer Park Hours & Admission
Whistler Olympic Park is open daily for tours, self-guided activities and sightseeing from June 30 until October 2, 2023. Park closes and gates are locked at 8 PM.
Summer Biathlon Experience
Feel like an Olympian with this unique hands-on introduction to the winter sport of biathlon – in the summer! In this interactive experience, guests take aim and shoot a 22 calibre rifle at the Olympic shooting range and learn about the sport and athletes. No previous experience is necessary; activity duration of 30 minutes. Pre-booking is required. Contact one of our Travel Consultants at 1.800.944.7853 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tour Dates: July 1 - September 4, 2023
Ages: 8 and up (under 19 with accompanying adult)
Pricing: $35 per adult, $25 per youth, includes 2 ammunition clips/10 shots
Discover the park on your own. Advance bookings are not required for the following free activities.
Three designated hiking routes with different difficulty levels are available. Choose from an easy walk on pavement following interpretive signage, a longer, but beginner-friendly hike to breathtaking valley viewpoints, and the summer signature hiking challenge, the Ski Jump Scramble, that leads hikers to the very top of the Olympic ski jumps. Closed toe shoes are recommended (no flip-flops/sandals).
Challenge your friends and family to a game of disc golf on Whistler Olympic Park's 9-hole course. Weave through forest and ski trails as you perfect your throw. Least throws wins the game. The course is located close to the biathlon range. Bring your own discs, or rent at the Activity Base for $5 per disc.
Sightseeing and Exhibit
Explore Whistler Olympic Park's history and legacy from the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games by reading the interpretive signage. Take a photo as you visit the Olympic cross-country stadium, the biathlon range, the majestic ski jumps and the Olympic Rings.
RV & Campground
Located at the bottom of the Olympic ski jumps, the campground provides spacious campsites with full-service and unserviced options. Enjoy comfortable amenities, scenic views and a unique, secluded and historic setting in nature, surrounded by the stunning beauty of evergreen forests, valleys and mountain ranges!
Open Dates: June 30 - October 2, 2023
Facilities: 20 full-service RV sites (power, water/sewer), 19 unserviced multi-use sites for tenting and smaller trailers/vehicles. All sites equipped with a fire pit, picnic table and access to WiFi. Washrooms, showers and more amenities located in the Day Lodge.
Pricing: $70 nightly per RV site (fully serviced), $40 nightly per multi-use sites (unserviced)
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