Training Space Bookings
Whistler Sport Legacies' venues are state-of-the-art facilities of Olympic standard. They are open for training to athletes of all disciplines and of all levels, winter and summer, for dryland camps, club training or discipline-specific training in beautiful Whistler.
See below for more information on training time bookings for:
Bobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge / Whistler Sliding Centre
Cross-Country Skiing, Biathlon, Ski Jumping, Rollerski / Whistler Olympic Park
Multi-Sport, Dryland / Performance HUB, Whistler Athletes' Centre
Your training on the Olympic legacy venues can be combined with a stay at the Whistler Athletes' Centre. Find more information on accommodation options here!
Training at the Whistler Sliding Centre
The Whistler Sliding Centre is one of 15 internationally sanctioned artificial ice tracks used for competition and training. It is a National Training Centre for Canada’s luge, bobsleigh and skeleton teams, home of the BC Sliding Development Centre and an important training venue for international athletes. More information about the training opportunities offered at the Whistler Sliding Centre is provided below.
Sliding Training Information
training for Domestic and International athletes
All domestic and international inquiries or requests from athletes, coaches, officials and support staff from the Provincial Sport Organizations, National Sport Organizations and members of the International Luge Federation (FIL) or International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) should email us their inquiry regarding:
- Booking ice time at the Whistler Sliding Centre
- Domestic and international training requests
- Current season track schedule
- Current season Track-Use rates
- Sled storage
- Sled rental
- Contract coaching services
- Accommodations at the Whistler Athletes’ Centre
- IBSF and FIL training camp or race information
- International Training Weeks at the Whistler Sliding Centre
- Paid training registration at the Whistler Sliding Centre
If you are new to sliding sports and would like more information about the Whistler Sliding Centre's Learn to Slide programming and the BC Sliding Development Centre, click here or contact us by email or phone at 604-964-0040 ext. 2205.
"Stay & Train" packages
The Whistler Athletes' Centre is Whistler's most affordable & athlete-focussed accommodation facility. Aside from rooms with self-catering, offerings include all-inclusive accommodation packages that are available to FIL and IBSF member nations. Chef-prepared meals and daily access to the High-Performance Training Centre are included, so athletes and coaches have more time to focus on sliding on the world's fastest track. Read more here and ask the team for "Stay & Train" packages!
Learn to Slide Programming
Instruction in luge, bobsleigh and skeleton is available for all levels at the Whistler Sliding Centre. More information on the Learn to Slide programming is available here. International athletes are welcome to join the BC SDC programming, more information is available here.
Training at Whistler Olympic Park
Located 20 minutes south of Whistler in the stunning Callaghan Valley, Whistler Olympic Park is a world-class destination for outdoor recreation activities & Nordic sport. Established for the Nordic events of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games, the Park's incredible facilities are now enjoyed by both high-performance athletes and recreational guests alike. Whistler Olympic Park offers year-round training opportunities for cross-country skiing and biathlon and seasonal training opportunities for ski jumping.
More information about training opportunities for sport groups, clubs and athletes is provided below. For any questions regarding training at Whistler Olympic Park, please email us.
Nordic Training Options
Early-Season on snow training
In the fall, Whistler Olympic Park offers early-season bonus weekends with access to approximately 1.5 kilometres of skiable terrain. The trail is made up of approximately 10,000 cubic meters of stored snow ("Callaghan Gold" - natural snow stored over the summer) and machine made snow. When weather permits, natural snow is added to the mix until we are able to open our main trail network. With access to the biathlon range, the early-season loop is designed with club and high performance training in mind. Each year, this product is projected to be open from mid-November until our official opening day late November, weather dependent. Please visit the Whistler Olympic Park landing page for hours of operation and conditions.
Clubs/teams and individual athletes who wish to train at Whistler Olympic Park's Biathlon Range must reserve in advance with the Sport Department. The range is internationally sanctioned and has 30 lanes equipped with electronic Hora targets. Athletes and coaches must be members of a provincial/territorial or national biathlon association, e.g. Biathlon Canada, Biathlon USA, Biathlon BC, etc. and must hold a valid firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) or equivalent. When submitting a request, attach a completed booking form, range agreement, and roller ski policy (summer only), with your request, include proof of PAL or equivalent and proof of membership with a biathlon association.
Please email us for rates and availability. If this is your first time booking, please submit requests as far in advance as possible, we recommend a minimum of 5 business days to allow for processing. Subsequent bookings may be made within 72 hours and require a booking request email only.
Nordic Ski Training
Groups and individuals can train on our 4.3 kilometres of roller ski trails in the off-season. For group training or multi-day camps, attach a completed roller ski agreement with your request. A waiver will be provided upon booking.
In the winter, athletes have access to close to 90 kilometres of beginner to expert cross-country ski trails, an internationally sanctioned biathlon range, four jumping hills (HS 20, HS 40, HS 106 & HS140), storage and wax facilities, and a full-service Day Lodge. Sport groups can access the venue for formal training sessions and camps during winter operations. Groups are required to make arrangements in advance with our Sport Department.
Please email us for rates and facility access. If this is your first time booking, please submit requests as far in advance as possible, we recommend a minimum of 5 business days to allow for processing. Subsequent bookings may be made within 72 hours and require a booking request email only.
Multi-Sport & Dryland Training at the HUB
Training at the HUB
Available training Equipment at the HUB
The Hub provides the tools and space to fill your training and meeting needs:
- TRX™ 8-suspension training straps and 21” mount
- Bosu™, balance discs and boards
- Medicine Balls: 20 balls, Softshell medicine balls: 2- 8lbs
- Bands & tubing: light- ultimate heavy
- Plyometric boxes: Hard and Soft
- Body toning bars: 6lbs – 24lbs
- Agility & SAQ Tools: Ladders, rings, skip ropes, cones etc.
- Hurdles: 6”, 9”,12” 18” and athletic
- Recovery Tools: Foam rollers, yoga blocks, Pilate balls
- 20+ Ariex™ mats
Who can use the Hub?
- Community members for scheduled fitness classes
- Local businesses and sport organizations for meetings, dry land training or athlete testing
- Visiting sport groups for dryland training, testing, coaching workshops or team meetings
- National, Provincial or local sport organizations or teams coming to Whistler for camps or competitions
- Athletes or teams staying at the Whistler Athletes lodge for meetings, or training.
- Personal Trainers to book space to train clients.
How to book the HUB
FITNESS TRAINERS, INSTRUCTORS, AND COACHES:
Are you a fitness trainer, instructor, or coach wanting to offer group fitness/wellness classes or other community sport programming at the HUB? Contact Tami Mitchell by email or phone at 604-964-0031 to book the HUB to be your classroom, or for any related questions!
SPORT TEAMS, SCHOOL GROUPS, AND COMMUNITY GROUPS:
Are you a sport team, school or community group looking for training or meeting spaces? Contact Kyle Lang by email or phone at 604-964-0056 to talk about options at the HUB and the Whistler Athletes' Centre!