Biathlon

Biathlon is a sport in which participants combine cross-country skiing with rifle marksmanship. In competition biathlon is performed using skate technique and 22 calibre rifles.   Athletes or participants skate a short ski loop, fire 5 rounds at the biathlon target and head off again around the ski loop. There are various formats but the ultimate goal is to ski fast and shoot straight. The sport is wildly popular in many areas of the world and particularly in central Europe.  

At Whistler Olympic Park we offer a variety of recreational programs for biathlon. 

Experience Biathlon

Winter

The Experience Biathlon program is offered every Saturday and Sunday, beginning December 14, 2013 through March 9th and daily over the holidays (Dec 21, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014) as well as Wednesday nights Jan 8-Feb 26th.

Age: 13 yrs+
Duration: 30 minutes

Times:
Wednesday nights (Dec 18-Feb 26): 5:30-7:00pm
Saturdays, Sundays (Dec 21-Mar 9): 12:30-1:00pm
Holidays (daily Dec 21-Jan 5): 12:30-1:00pm
(no programs on Jan 4, 12, Feb 8, 22, Mar 2)

 

Pricing 
Lesson only $20 ($10 park entry not included)
Additional clip $5/ each
Book your Experience Biathlon lesson online, contact us via email or call 604-964-0060 to make a booking or request more information.

 

 

Discover Biathlon

Winter

The Discover Biathlon program is offered every Saturday and Sunday (December 14, 2013 through March 9, 2014), Wednesday nights (December 18, 2013 through February 26) and daily over the holidays (Dec 21, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014).

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced Skate or Classic Skier
Age: 13 yrs+
Duration: 2 hrs (1.5hrs Wednesdays)

Times:
Saturdays, Sundays (Dec 21-Mar 9): 2-4pm
Holidays (daily Dec 21-Jan 5): 2-4 pm 
(no programs on Jan 4, Feb 22)

**A valid trail pass is required, and not included with the lesson.
*** All lessons are non-refundable.

Pricing 
Lesson & Rentals $79
Lesson only $65
Additional clip $5/ each
Book your Discover Biathlon lesson online, contact us via email or call 604-964-0060 to make a booking or request more information.

Biathlon Sport Programs

Winter

In addition to purely recreational programs, Whistler Olympic Park in conjunction with the Callaghan Winter Sport Club, offers two sport development programs.  If you or your children are interested in pursuing biathlon as a competitive endeavor this is the place to start. 

We offer the National sanctioned Biathlon Bears program for youth aged 8-13 years and the Masters Biathlon program for adults aged 18yrs +. 

Whistler Olympic Park Biathlon Shooting

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