Skeleton athlete in track at Whistler Sliding Centre

Skeleton Progression Camps

The Skeleton Progression Camps are open to youth and adults (ages 14+) who have successfully completed a Skeleton Foundation School (or an equivalent). All skill levels, from beginner sliders to high-level development athletes aiming to join Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton national programs, are the target audience. The program emphasizes a methodical strategy to maximize athletes' potential and offers a framework to help athletes as they advance along the development pathway.

From late October to late March, a number of 5- and 12-day intensive training camps are offered. Athletes have the option to take part in one, many, or all camps during the season. Strength and conditioning workouts, equipment instruction and coaching on and off the ice are all included in the full-day camps. Under the direction of skilled coaches (learn more about them here), this extensive program ensures athlete safety, skill improvement and enjoyment of the sport. The option to compete in regional and national events held throughout the winter is available to participants.

These camps are open to any international athletes interested in sliding on the Whistler track.

General Program Info
Who Ages 14+ who have successfully completed a Skeleton Foundation School (or equivalent).

Multiple 5 or 12-day camps are available in 2023/24:

  • November 8 - 18, 2023
  • December 19- 23, 2023
  • January 17- 28, 2024
  • February 7-18, 2022
Program Inclusions
  • On-ice training sessions
  • Off-ice seminars/video analysis sessions
  • Strength & conditioning sessions
  • Equipment rental
  • Equipment education and mentorship
  • Eligible for discounted accommodation at Whistler Athletes' Centre

Camp fees

(Per Camp)

5-Day Camp:

  • $525 Canadian Athletes
  • $675 International athletes (any athlete that does not compete for Canada)

12-Day Camp:

  • $1,045 Canadian Athletes
  • $1,404 International athletes (any athlete that does not compete for Canada)

Program cost includes the use of a skeleton sled and helmet; it is recommended that advanced/high-performance athletes get their own equipment to progress further.


Has been pre-reserved at a discounted cost for camp attendees at the Whistler Athletes' Centre. On a double occupancy basis, prices include full room and board.

BC BOBSLEIGH AND SKELETON ASSOCIATION ATHLETE MEMBERSHIP All domestic athletes must be current members of the BC Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (membership $50/year; memberships available at program sign-up). International athletes must obtain a membership if they are not insured by another NSO or PSO.

Race Schedule

(subject to change)

  • Alberta Championships (Jan 28, 2024)
  • BC Championships (Feb 18, 2024)
  • Snipers Super Cup (April 2, 2024)

Race fees and travel costs are in addition to the program fees.

Registration & More Information

Program registration for 2023/24 is now open!

Contact us by email or phone at 604-964-0044 for any further questions and to register.

The camp registration deadline is three weeks prior to the start of each camp. The camp fee will increase by 20% for late registration. Please make sure you submit your registration by the deadline to allow for camp planning and organization to ensure the safety of athletes and staff. Camps will be canceled if registration numbers are too low two weeks before the camp is scheduled to start.

Whistler Sliding Centre 4910 Glacier Lane
Whistler BC V8E 0C2