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.

Whistler Olympic Park is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our guests, athletes, staff and community. We are implementing new standards and procedures in addition to our existing sanitation and safety protocols for our venue and our programs. We continue to monitor developments daily to ensure our operations are following the latest federal and provincial policies and recommendations.

With the release of BC’s Back to School Plan, we are in communication with local school district(s) in regards to our School Programs and will aim to respond to any requests in October once we have received further information.

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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. 

  • Price: $22.00 per student per day, includes rentals, trail ticket, and lesson
  • Dates available: Weekdays during the winter season, excluding Pro D days and holidays. 
  • Age: Recommended for grades 1 – 7


Returning this winter, check out our instructional program for high school groups! Choose your adventure with 3 sport options: skiing, biathlon marksmanship, and/or snowshoeing. 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 
  • Dates available: Weekdays during the winter season, excluding Pro D days and holidays.
  • Age: Recommended for grade 8 – 12+


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

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