School group at Whistler Olympic Park

Nordic Skiing for Schools

School Programs

Whistler Olympic Park offers affordable ski programs for elementary and secondary schools with options for instruction in cross-country, biathlon and recreational opportunities involving ski orienteering, snowshoeing and more.

Elementary Schools

Come visit us in the Callaghan Valley as Whistler Olympic Park’s “Ski School” program for elementary schools returns this winter! Classes will receive classic and/or skate skiing instruction from certified coaches on a 1 to 10 ratio (approximately). This program will include a morning lesson, with recreational skiing opportunities in the afternoon, e.g. ski play, outdoor games, terrain features, ski orienteering. Groups may be combined for afternoon activities.

  • Price: $20.00 per student per day, includes rentals, trail ticket, and lesson
  • Dates available: Weekdays from December to March, excluding Pro D days and holidays. Schools may request to book a maximum of 2 visits per class – due to increasing volume we cannot guarantee 2 visits for all groups
  • Age: Recommended for grades 1 – 7
  • Group size: We are equipped to provide rentals for approximately 75 - 80 students per day from varying grades
  • To submit a booking request for your class or inquiry to Whistler Olympic Park, please email Nadine Steenhoek, Manager Sport and Programs.

High Schools

Returning this season, check out our instructional “Ski School” program for high school groups! Choose between one or two activities: skiing, biathlon, and/or snowshoeing. This program is designed to introduce students to two of the Nordic sport disciplines, cross country skiing and/or biathlon. Students receive instruction from certified coaches on a 1 to 10 ratio (approximately) in selected sports.

  • Price: 1 Activity - $32.75 or 2 Activities - $42.75 per student, includes ticket, sport equipment/rental, and instruction (skiing and/or biathlon, no instruction for snowshoeing)
  • Dates available: Weekdays from December to March, excluding Pro D days and holidays.
  • Age: Recommended for grade 8 – 12+
  • Group size: We are equipped to provide rentals for approximately 75 - 80 students per day. Recommended group size per biathlon session is 20 – 30 students.
  • To submit a booking request for your class or inquiry to Whistler Olympic Park, please email Nadine Steenhoek, Manager Sport and Programs.

Custom Programs

Whistler Olympic Park also offers snowshoeing, ski orienteering, tobogganing, and non-instructional skiing opportunities. Contact us for custom program options!

ATHLETE SPEAKER OPPORTUNITIES

New this year, we would like to offer the opportunity for athletes to come and speak to your students about their respective sports, their experiences and how to get involved. There will be opportunities to ask questions and get involved. Dates will be subject to athletes' availability in their training schedule. Sports include Nordic Skiing, Bobsleigh, Luge, and Skeleton.

To submit a booking request or inquiry about the Athlete Speaker Opportunity, contact us for details!

Try more Olympic Sports!

To enhance the Whistler experience for your students, check out the opportunities for schools and universities at the Whistler Sliding Centre, the 2010 Olympic venue for sliding sports! School and group programming is available for luge, bobsleigh and skeleton.

Sliding Sports for Schools & Universities