Educational

If you're planning an educational trip to Whistler, host village of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, then visiting one of Whistler’s Olympic venues is a must. Students can learn about the history and excitement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the building of the facilities, and the history of the sports, and our Canadian athletes. You can even book an athlete speaker to give a firsthand experience of what it’s like to be an Olympic class athlete.

Whistler Sport Legacies’ venues include the Whistler Sliding Centre and Whistler Olympic Park, both offering a range of activities and event facilities for hosting your group. Our spectacular venues combined with the wide range of unique experiences we offer will ensure that your event is a memorable one. Work with our sales team to host a pizza party or create a sport experience at the Biathlon range or Sliding track. Whatever your group's educational needs are, our team will be happy to work within your budget and time constraints.

Whistler Sport Legacies offers affordable accommodation at the Whistler Athletes' Centre for sport teams, educational organizations and arts & culture groups. To see if your group is eligable please contact us.

For activity information please click here for full descriptions. For information about facility rentals, please click here.

For further information, please contact us or call 604-964-0041.

 

Whistler Sliding Centre

Learn about the Vancouver 2010 legacy.

The Whistler Sliding Centre is in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain, just minutes from Whistler Village and was the site of the bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton competitions for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Surrounded by stunning views of mountains and Whistler Village, the Whistler Sliding Centre is a thrilling experience to host your group while taking in the excitement of the 1,450 metre track.

The Guest Services building offers Olympic Memorabilia with stories from the athletes and staff. A great place to learn about the legacy of the Vancouver 2010 Games and the history behind the making of the fastest track in the world.

To book or for further information, please contact us.

Group activities include:

  • Guest Services Building 
  • Olympic Memorabilia
  • Sliding Viewing
  • Guided Venue Tours

 

Whistler Olympic Park

Experience sport first hand.

Whistler Olympic Park is located in the beautiful Callaghan Valley about 20 kilometres south of Whistler Village and was the site of the Ski Jump, Nordic Combined, Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing competitions for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Whistler Olympic Park has a number of programs and activities to make any occasion a memorable experience - winter or summer.

To book or for further information, please contact us.

Group activities include:

 

  • Discover Biathlon
  • Experience Biathlon
  • Classic & Skate Cross-Country Ski Lessons
  • Snowshoeing & Tobogganing
  • Guided Venue Tours
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Whistler Athletes' Centre

A home away from home.

The Whistler Athletes’ Lodge or Townhouses were constructed to provide accommodation for sport teams, educational organizations or arts & culture groups visiting Whistler.

Located in Cheakamus Crossing, Whistler’s newest neighborhood across the Highway from Function Junction, the Lodge features 80 rooms containing 170 beds. A brand new commercial kitchen and dining area for groups to enjoy home cooked meals is to be completed for summer 2012. Fully accessible bathrooms are located on each floor, and are shared between two rooms.  Each floor of the Lodge has a common room perfect for relaxing, watching TV, or surfing the wireless connection; and common rooms are also available for rental to hold group meetings.

To make a booking or request further information please visit the Whistler Athlete's Centre website or contact us.

 

  • Free parking 100 m from the front door
  • Secured storage available in the Lodge basement
  • 15 km to Whistler Olympic Park / 9 km to the Whistler Sliding Centre
  • 4 km to Whistler Creekside / 8 km to Whistler Village
  • High Performance Centre, operated by CSI Pacific, available for carded athletes

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