Skeleton instruction at Whistler Sliding Centre

Discover Skeleton

Participants can now get a taste of the Olympic winter sport of skeleton by sliding down the track on their own sled!

Join us at the Whistler Sliding Centre for this 2 hour sliding session, where a qualified coach will take you through the skills and techniques needed to become a skeleton athlete. After a brief orientation, you will walk the track and be fitted with a sled. With guidance from the coach, you will take your first two runs from the Maple Leaf start (1/3 of the way up the track), reaching speeds of up to 100 km/h on the Olympic track!

General Program Info
Who: Individuals aged 14 and up (no previous experience needed).
Must be physically fit and meet certain health and safety requirements.
  • Sunday, November 29, 2020, CANCELLED due to provincial health order!
  • Sunday, January 3, 2021 (12:00-2:00pm)
  • Sunday, January 31, 2021 (12:15-2:15pm)
  • Sunday, February 28, 2021 (12:15-2:15pm)
  • $50 per athlete per session for Canadian residents, ages 14-25 (ID required)*
  • $225 per session, all other participants

Cost includes use of a skeleton sled and helmet. Additional information will be provided upon registration.

Location: Whistler Sliding Centre

*The age range of 14 to 25 years aligns with long-term athlete development stages in the sliding sports and the Canadian Sport for Life program. This age range allows us to capture early, as well as late stage Olympic potential athletes.


For any questions, please contact us by email. Registration for programs will start in fall 2020.

Whistler Sliding Centre 4910 Glacier Lane
Whistler BC V8E 0C2

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