Cross country skiing group lesson at Whistler Olympic Park

Camps & Clinics

We offer single-session and multi-day cross-country ski camps & clinics for all levels, from beginners to advanced skiers. Improve your skills in a fun group environment with our professional instructors! If you aren't sure what your current skiing level is, read our guide here.

Read our "Know Before you Go" for information on what to wear and what to bring for activities involving cross-country skiing at Whistler Olympic Park!

Adult Skills Camps

Our Adult Skills Camps focus on the fitness and fundamentals of classic or skate ski disciplines for beginner to advanced skiers aged 16+. Over two full days of instruction in a small group, our professional coaches will help you gain confidence on your skis, glide more efficiently and take your skiing to the next level!

Please note that our beginner-level camps are not recommended for those with no cross-country skiing experience. Try a Private Lesson or one of our introductory Make Tracks Clinics instead (information available further below).

WHO

Ages 16+

Beginner (at least 1 season of cross-country skiing), intermediate or advanced (skate only) skiers

Not sure of your current ability level? Check out our guide here.

DATES
  • Camp 1: January 7 - 8, 2023
  • Camp 2: March 4 - 5, 2023
    • Registration is open!
Cost

$300 per person

*Day tickets and rentals not included; rentals can be added for $15/day

Camp Schedule
  • Day 1 & 2: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
What's included
  • Personalized small group coaching according to skill levels; participants must choose classic or skate at the time of registration
  • Video technique analysis
  • Skill evaluation certificate
  • Draw prize
  • 10% discount off merchandise at Whistler Olympic Park's Retail Shop

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*Listed prices do not include tax.

Make Tracks Clinics (New for 2022/23!)

'Make Tracks' this season with our lineup of single-session clinic offerings for ages 16+! Whether you are a first-timer or an experienced skier, pick and choose the option that best suits your needs.

Each stand-alone session will run from 11:00 am to 12:20 pm on select dates with a maximum of 6 participants. All options are only $70 per person (a cross-country ski day ticket or season pass is required & not included in the price). Daily rentals are available for only $15 for participants.

See below for more information the different clinics and available dates. Registration for each date closes 1 week prior.

clinic name level description
Intro to Classic Never-ever to beginner skiers looking for a first-time lesson or a refresher. Learn how to classic ski! Focus on equipment, how to glide, climb hills, and stop. A great way to establish the basics or refresh your skills to enjoy the trails. Classic is recommended if you have never cross-country skied before.
intro to Skate Learn how to skate ski! Focus on equipment, how to glide, climb hills and stop—a great way to establish the basics and enjoy the trails. Refined balance on one ski is required for success in the skate discipline.
classic climbs Intermediate to advanced recreational or club skiers Stride and glide to efficient classic climbs! This clinic will focus on classic skiing techniques including diagonal stride and double poling to ski varied terrain from flats to uphill transitions.
skate gears Take your skate skiing to new heights! This clinic will focus on one skate, offset, and other techniques to develop efficiency and speed when transitioning from flat to uphill terrain.
Downhill Experienced beginner to advanced recreational or club skiers Downhill skiing isn't just for alpine enthusiasts! Develop confidence with descents in this downhill clinic designed for classic and skate skiers to refine balance, body position, speed control and cornering. Classic and/or skate skiers of varying abilities will participate in the same session. Skiers must already know how to brake and make a basic wedge turn.

No further clinic dates are currently scheduled. Check back for any future announcements!

Fast & Fit Progression Clinic

Are you looking to add cross-country skiing to your workout routine? Intermediate or advanced skate skiers aged 16+ will love this clinic series focused on skiing for fitness and cross-training.

In each of the 2-hour sessions across five consecutive Saturday mornings, participants will refine skating techniques, developing cardiovascular fitness and endurance, while learning to move with efficiency. You'll ski away feeling Fast & Fit!

who

Ages 16+

Intermediate to advance level skate skiers capable of continuously skate skiing for at least an hour

dates

January 7, 14, 21, 28 and Feb 4

time

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost

$260 for 5 x 2-hour sessions, per person

*Day tickets and rentals not included; rentals can be added for $15/day

Registration is closed.

*Listed prices do not include tax.

Youth Winter & Spring Break Camps

Multi-Day, Multi-Sport Camps

Our 4-day Winter & Spring Break Camps give young participants (ages 8-12) a taste of the Nordic ski disciplines and snow luge. Supervised by our qualified instructors, activities will include cross-country skiing (skate and classic), biathlon, snow luge, snowshoeing, orienteering, & cooperative games.

More information here

Ski School Booking Terms & Conditions: With more than 4 days notice, a full refund is available with cancellation. Between 24 hours and 4 days of the camp/clinic date, a 25% admin fee will be charged and the rest of the cost refunded. Within 24 hours no refund is provided and a 25% fee is charged for rebooking. A late arrival time (over 15 minutes) will result in your spot being forfeited. If you are running late for your camp/clinic check-in time, please ensure you contact Guest Services at 604-964-0059.