Whistler Blackcomb Epic SchoolKids Program

The Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb Pack is a FREE program for Canadian and Washington State Kindergartners through grade 5 that provides five days of free skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb. No purchase necessary! The Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb Pack also includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental, restrictions apply.

  • No purchase is necessary to be eligible
  • The Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb Pack also includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental*
  • Enrollment is now CLOSED for the 2019/20 snow season

Epic SchoolKids Information

Access Restrictions:

Blackout dates apply to the Epic SchoolKids program on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, December 26 - Monday, December 31, 2019
  • Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Saturday, February 15 - Sunday, February 16, 2020

Free First-Time Lessons are only available:

  • Monday, November 25 - Friday, December 20, 2019
  • Monday, January 27 - Sunday, February 9, 2020

Booking Your Lesson

The program offers one FREE first-timer lesson and rental for Epic SchoolKids participants that have never been on skis or a snowboard before.*

Advanced reservations are required and lessons are subject to availability.

Please call Whistler Blackcomb Reservations at 1.800.766.0449 after July 2019 to schedule your lesson.

Popular lesson dates fill up quickly, please book well in advance and have alternate dates in mind.

First-timer lessons and rentals are available from 11/25/19 - 12/20/19 and 1/27/20 - 2/9/20.

Ski and Snowboard Equipment

The free rental and first-timer lesson must be redeemed as a package and are only valid for a one time use.

The first-timer lessons are for children who have never taken a lesson before.

Epic SchoolKids Frequently Asked Questions

Can my child use any of the free five days to ski or ride at different Vail Resort owned and operated resorts?

No. The Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb pack provides access to Whistler Blackcomb only.

What are the eligibility requirements to particpate in the Epic SchoolKids program at Whistler Blackcomb?

The following verification documents will be required in order to pick up your child’s pass:

  1. A copy of the student’s report card/transcript/school ID from a Washington State or Canadian school or birth certificate. If your child is home-schooled, please provide verification of enrollment.
  2. Proof of residency: Parent's Washington state or Canadian driver's licence

Is the purchase of an adult pass required?

No. The Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb Pack is a FREE program for Canadian and Washington State Kindergarteners through Grade 5 students and there is no purchase required.

Does my Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb pack have to be used on consecutive days?

No. The five free days do not have to be used consecutively but packs are subject to some date restrictions:

Access Restrictions:

Blackout dates apply to the Epic SchoolKids program on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, December 26 - Monday, December 31, 2019
  • Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • Saturday, February 15 - Sunday, February 16, 2020

Is there a deadline to purchase the Epic SchoolKids Whistler Blackcomb pack?

The pack will be available for a limited time only.

*The free rental and first-timer lesson must be redeemed as a package and are only valid for a one time use. Snowboard lessons are only available for kids aged 4+. Cancellations: All lessons must be cancelled at least 24 hours in advance of the lesson start time or you will be charged a cancellation fee.