Youth Luge Program

Sliding Sports for Schools & Universities

School Programs

The Whistler Sliding Centre offers affordable introductory programs for luge, skeleton and bobsleigh to schools and universities. In a safe and fun environment, students learn the basics of the sliding sports with expert coaches.

Elementary Schools

The Whistler Sliding Centre is offering the “Sliding School” program to elementary student’s grades 3 and above this winter season. Students will receive instruction from certified/experienced instructors in luge, along with a tour of the world class facility and host venue for the 2010 Olympic sliding events.

  • Sports available: Luge
  • Contact us for pricing
  • Dates: November 12, 2018 – March 31, 2019 (excluding Pro D days, holidays and international competition weeks).
  • We can accommodate up to 60 students per day, from varying grades. The luge program is targeted for student’s grades 3 and above (ages 8-14).
  • Refrigeration plant and full venue tours can be arranged to compliment the sport experience. Please ask about cross curricular opportunities (e.g. general sciences, physical education). 
  • Please contact us to submit a booking request or inquiry per email or call Katelyn Jopson, Sport and Guest Services Supervisor at 604-964-0034.

Secondary Schools

The Whistler Sliding Centre is offering the “Sliding School” program to secondary school students grades 7-12. Students will receive instruction from certified/experienced instructors in luge, bobsleigh and/or skeleton, along with a tour of the world class facility and host venue for the 2010 Olympic sliding events.

  • Sports available: Luge, Bobsleigh, Skeleton
  • Contact us for pricing
  • Dates: November 12, 2018 to March 31, 2019 (excluding Pro D days/holidays and international competition weeks).
  • The luge program is targeted for students in grades 3-8 (ages 8-14). The skeleton program is for students 14 years of age and older. The bobsleigh program is for students 16 years of age and older.
  • Refrigeration plant and full venue tours can be arranged to compliment the sport experience. Please ask about cross curricular opportunities (e.g. general sciences, physical education). 
  • We have several volunteer opportunities for secondary students to assist with their graduation requirements.
  • Please contact us to submit a booking request or inquiry per email or call Katelyn Jopson, Sport and Guest Services Supervisor at 604-964-0034.

Universities

The Whistler Sliding Centre invites university students to come try bobsleigh and skeleton this winter season! Students will receive instruction from certified/experienced instructors in skeleton and/or bobsleigh, along with a tour of our world class facility and host venue for the 2010 Olympic sliding events. We can offer universities exclusive use of the track on certain dates throughout the season to try our sports.

  • Sports available: Bobsleigh, Skeleton
  • Contact us for pricing
  • Each participant will receive two (2) runs. With the bobsleigh program, they will have the opportunity to be both a pilot and a brakeman in their own sled.
  • We can accommodate up to 16 students per session, multiple sessions can be scheduled if required.
  • Available dates: November 12, 2018 to March 31, 2019 (excluding holidays and international competition weeks).
  • Please contact us to submit a booking request or inquiry per email or call Katelyn Jopson, Sport and Guest Services Supervisor at 604-964-0034.

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, email or call Katelyn Jopson, Sport and Guest Services Supervisor at 604-964-0034 for more details.

Try more Olympic Sports!

To enhance the Whistler experience for your students, check out the opportunities for schools at Whistler Olympic Park, the 2010 Olympic venue for Nordic skiing! School and group programming is available for cross-country skiing, biathlon, snowshoeing, ski jumping, ski orienteering and tobogganing.

Nordic Skiing for Schools