Club Sliding / Recreational Piloting (target ages 16+)

Youth and adults ages 16 and up who want to pilot a bobsleigh in a mainly non-competitive, recreational way can sign up for the Club Sliding Program. Training sessions run an average of three to five times per week. If interested, participation in local/provincial competitions is possible throughout the season. Consistent coaching support ensures progression and skill development.

 

Program Components/Fees

November to March: On-ice bobsleigh training. Sessions run 3-5 times per week (average) from November 8, 2017 to March 18, 2018.

April to October: OFF

Athletes are encouraged to participate in as many other sports as possible to develop overall athletic ability.

Costs for Domestic:

  • Season Pass (3-5 times per week): $1,600
  • 10 Session Pass: $350
  • Drop in/1 session: $40

Costs for Internationals:

  • Season Pass: $2,000
  • 10 Session Pass: $450
  • Drop in/1 session: $50

 

Additional Costs:

  • BCBSA Membership: $50
  • Sled Rental- Season: $500
  • Sled Rental- Monthly: $125

 

Competition Opportunities (November to March)

  • NAC (BCS selected athletes) - Whistler (Nov. 4-6, 2017)
  • BC Cup #1- Whistler (Jan. 13, 2018)
  • BC Cup #2- Whistler (Jan. 14, 2018)
  • BC Cup #3- Whistler (Feb. 17, 2018)
  • BC Cup #4- Whistler (Feb. 18, 2018)
  • Provincial Championships, Whistler (Mar. 17-18, 2018)

 

Registration

To register for this program or if you have any further questions, please contact Katelyn Jopson, Sport Coordinator, Whistler Sliding Centre, by email or by phone at 604-964-0034.