Young luge athlete in track, Whistler Sliding Centre

Seasonal Novice Luge Program

Children and youth that want to pick up luge as a weekly activity can sign up for the Novice Program! Sessions run from November 14, 2018 to March 22, 2019. Participants can train one to three times per week. Consistent coaching support ensures progression and skill development.

General Program Info
Who 8‐14 year‐olds, no previous experience needed (Youth C, D and E)
When
  • November 14, 2018 to March 22, 2019: On-ice luge training and coordination development.
    • Options to be on-ice 1, 2 or 3 times a week.
    • Novice program sessions are offered weekly on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings. 
    • Up to 32 training sessions over 14 weeks will be offered throughout the 2018/2019 season.
  • April to October: off-ice.
    • Multi-sport camps are offered throughout the summer months.
    • Pre-season dryland training is offered in September/October.
    • Athletes are encouraged to participate in as many other sports as possible to develop overall athletic ability.
Cost
  • 8-14 years (1 session/week):  $400 +GST/ season
  • 8-14 years (2 sessions/week):  $750 +GST/ season
  • 8-14 years (3 sessions/week):  $1000 +GST/ season

Payment plans available. Race fees & travel costs not included in program fees.

Race Schedule
  • BCLA BC Cup #1 (December 14-15, 2018)
  • BCLA BC Cup #2 (January 26-27, 2019)
  • BCLA BC Cup #3 (February 8-9, 2019)
  • CLA Canada Cup (February 22-23, 2019)
  • BCLA BC Provincial Championships (March 14-15, 2019)
Travel
  • Youth Canadian Luge Championships (February 24-March 3, 2019) 
BC Luge Association Membership All luge athletes must be current members of the BC Luge Association (family membership $25/year; memberships available at program sign-up). 

Registration & more Information

To register or for inquiries, please contact the Whistler Sliding Centre by email or call (604) 964-0040, ext. 2205.

Whistler Sliding Centre 4910 Glacier Lane
Whistler BC V8E 0C2
Canada