Luge youth program 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! Participants can train on ice one to three times per week. Consistent coaching support ensures progression and skill development. The coaches also share knowledge about the sport of luge in general, as well as teamwork and sportsmanship (read more about our coaches here).

General Program Info
Who Children and youth ages 10-14, no previous experience needed

On-ice luge training & coordination development:

  • Mid-November 2022 to Mid-March 2023
  • Options to be on ice one to three times a week
  • Three training sessions per week to choose from (Thursday & Saturday evening, Sunday/time tbd). On-ice times may vary slightly, anticipated core hours will be communicated in summer/fall 2022.
Seasonal Fees
  • 1 session/week: $700
  • 2- session/week: $1,250
  • 3 sessions/week: $1,800
  • Optional summer training camps (contact us for costs)

Cost includes on-ice training and pre-season dryland (October/November), as well as use of a luge sled. Novice/beginner athletes must bring their own properly adjusted snow sport helmet.

All luge athletes must be current members of the BC Luge Association (at additional cost of $30/year, paid directly to BCLA). Memberships available at program sign-up.

Later program start is possible (pro-rated). Race fees & travel costs not included in program fees.

Race Schedule

(subject to change)

  • Luge BC Cup #1: January 8, 2023
  • Luge BC Cup #2: February 5, 2023
  • Luge BC Cup #3: February 19, 2023
  • Canadian Championships March 4-5, 2023
  • BC Luge Championships: March 5, 2023
  • Junior Canadian Championships: March 10, 2023
  • Canadian Youth Luge Championships: March 12, 2023

Registration & more Information

Registration for 2022/23 is now open! To register or for any questions, please contact us by email or call 604-964-0040 ext. 2244.

Whistler Sliding Centre 4910 Glacier Lane
Whistler BC V8E 0C2