Olympic Sliding Track (length 1,450 metres, 16 corners, 7 official starting points along the track suitable for bobsleigh, luge and skeleton), Guest Services Building, Top Start House and Public Bobsleigh Start House (Lower Ladies’ Start), Control Timing Building, Track Operations Building, Finish Dock/Building, Refrigeration Plant, event infrastructure/functional buildings.
Guest Services Building
Hub for public skeleton and bobsleigh tours and sales, also offering seasonal merchandise, drinks and snacks, change facilities and washrooms.
As a National Training Centre for Sliding Sports, the Whistler Sliding Centre supports athlete development in all three sliding disciplines in co-operation with the BC Luge Association (www.bcluge.ca) and the BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (www.slidebc.ca). Athletes aged 7-13 train in the Learn to Luge program and athletes 16 years or older work on their skills in the Skeleton and Bobsleigh Driving School. Also national and development team and international sliding athletes and teams frequently use the track as training venue. Click here to find out more about how to get involved in sliding sports!
Whistler Sliding Centre is one of only 15 internationally sanctioned competition sliding tracks in the world and regularly hosts regional, national and international competitions for Luge and for Bobsleigh/Skeleton (average of six events per year on World Cup, Intercontinental Cup, North America’s Cup and Provincial levels). Check our Event Calendar for upcoming events.
Visitor parking is located below the Guest Services Building: Drive straight under the bridge and then turn right as the road forks. Pass the Whistler Sliding Centre Guest Services Building on your right, following the road down until you find the parking lot on your right.
Take public transit via the WAVE bus system to Staff Housing - Route 7. The Whistler Silding Centre is just a short walk up the hill (across from Parking Lot 8).
During operating hours, the Excalibur Gondola provides public access from Whistler Village to the venue. Exit the gondola at Base II on Blackcomb Mountain and turn left on Glacier Road. The Whistler Sliding Centre is located on the right, across from Parking Lot 8. Guests may ride the gondola for free without ski or snowboard gear. Please check whistlerblackcomb.com for up to date lift status.
Dogs are allowed to visit the venue’s public areas (including the spectator areas by the track), but they must be on leash and under control at all times. Dogs are not permitted inside public buildings.