School group at Whistler Olympic Park

Nordic Skiing for Schools

School Programs

In the winter season, Whistler Olympic Park offers affordable ski programs for elementary and secondary schools with options for instruction in cross-country and/or biathlon as well as recreational opportunities involving ski orienteering, snowshoeing, tobogganing and more.

Our programs focus on developing physical literacy through snow literacy – competence, confidence, and motivation to move and be active for life.

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Come visit us in the Callaghan Valley as our flagship Ski School program returns this winter! Classes will receive classic and/or skate skiing instruction from certified coaches on a 1 to 10 ratio. This program includes a morning lesson, with recreational skiing opportunities in the afternoon, e.g. ski play, outdoor games, terrain features, ski orienteering. Your student ski groups may be combined for afternoon activities.

  • Price: $22.00 per student per day, includes rentals, trail ticket, and lesson
  • Dates available: Weekdays from December to early April, excluding Pro D days and holidays. 
  • Age: Recommended for grades 1 – 7
  • Group size: We are equipped to provide rentals for approximately 75 - 80 students per day from varying grades

HIGH SCHOOLS

Returning this winter, check out our instructional program for high school groups! Choose 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 in selected sports.

  • Price: 1 Activity - $33 or 2 Activities - $43 per student , includes ticket, equipment/rental, and instruction (skiing and/or biathlon, no instruction for snowshoeing)
  • Dates available: Weekdays from December to early April, 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.

CUSTOM PROGRAMS

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

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Sliding Sports for Schools & Universities

Try even 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.

School & University Programs at the Whistler Sliding Centre