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Welcome to the Whistler Sliding Centre!

Located above Whistler Village on the side of Blackcomb Mountain, the Whistler Sliding Centre is a world-class bobsleigh, skeleton and luge facility.

Today, winter visitors can tick bobsleigh or skeleton off their bucket lists in the public sessions. The venue is also home to the BC Sliding Development Centre, which offers programming for all skill levels in bobsleigh, skeleton and luge. It is a National Training Centre and training venue for athletes from all over the world. The venue still hosts races for the elite of sliding athletes, highlights of the 2018/2019 season are the Viessmann Luge World Cup (Nov/Dec) and the BMW IBSF Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships (Feb 25 to Mar 10). In summer, guests can participate in bobsleigh rides on wheels or join daily guided tours. Year-round, Olympic Sightseeing is available free of charge through a self-guided interpretive tour.

Whistler Sliding Centre Control Tower

Hours of Operation & Sliding Schedule

Public sliding is available daily until March 31, 2019!
Year-round, visitors can access the public areas daily from 9am until 5pm, free of charge (excl. stat holidays). Site access is not permitted outside these hours.

Sliding Operations/on-ice activities:
  • Athletes are training on ice from mid-Oct. 2018 to late March 2019
  • Public Bobsleigh & Skeleton on ice runs from Dec 14, 2018 to Mar 31, 2019
  • Learn to Slide in our luge, skeleton and bobsleigh sport programs!
  • Summer Bobsleigh will be available again in June 2019

Things to Do at Whistler Sliding Centre

Your gateway to the sliding sports! Tick passenger bobsleigh or skeleton off your bucket list in our public programs, sign up for one of our introductory luge, bobsleigh or skeleton sport sessions, or enroll in our bobsleigh and skeleton pilot schools or seasonal sliding programs!

Public Passenger Bobsleigh Experience Whistler Sliding Centre

Public Bobsleigh

Tick bobsleigh off your bucket list! Hop into a 4-person bobsled -steered by a trained pilot- and take an adrenaline-fuelled ride down the world’s fastest track, coast through 10 twists and turns at speeds of 125+ km/hr and feel the acceleration of up to 4 g forces!

Venue: Whistler Sliding Centre

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Public Skeleton Experience Whistler Sliding Centre

Public Skeleton

Launch yourself head-first down the fastest sliding track in the world on your skeleton sled! Participants take off from the Maple Leaf starting point, passing through six corners and clocking speeds up to 100 km/hr.

Venue: Whistler Sliding Centre

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Luge Youth Program

Discover Luge

This one-session sport program enables children and youth (8-14 years) to get a taste of the Olympic winter sport of luge by sliding down the track on their own sled!

Venue: Whistler Sliding Centre

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Young luge athlete in track, Whistler Sliding Centre

Seasonal Novice Luge Program

Children and youth (ages 8-14) that want to pick up luge as a weekly activity can sign up for the Seasonal Novice Luge Program (November to March). Participants can train one to three times per week. Consistent coaching support ensures progression and skill development.

Venue: Whistler Sliding Centre

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Summer bobsleigh at the Whistler Sliding Centre

Summer Bobsleigh

Summer Bobsleigh will be available again in summer 2019! Tick bobsleigh off your bucket list... in the summer! All it takes is a bobsleigh equipped with wheels, a trained pilot and four enthusiastic passengers. Youth 12-18 years slide FREE!

Venue: Whistler Sliding Centre

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Public Passenger Bobsleigh Experience Whistler Sliding Centre
Sessions available daily from December 14 until March 31

Tick Bobsleigh or Skeleton off your Bucket List!

Race down the world’s fastest sliding track in a 4-person bobsled, steered by a trained pilot, reaching speeds of up to 125 km/hr in our Public Bobsleigh experience, or launch yourself head-first down the track on your own sled and slide through six corners with speeds of up to 100km/hr when you sign up for Public Skeleton!

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Youth Luge Program
Sign up for our luge, bobsleigh and skeleton programs!

Want to learn how to slide?

The BC Sliding Development Centre offers programs for ages 8 and up, for all skill levels in bobsleigh, skeleton and luge, from introductory sessions for beginners to full-season training programs. Qualified and passionate coaches look after everyone, from first-timers to experienced athletes!

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Four-Man Bobsleigh Push Start

Upcoming Events at Whistler Sliding Centre

Find races and special programs below!
To check out our weekly sliding schedule "This Week on Track", click here.

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