Kid-Friendly Guide to Whistler

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Opening day for this upcoming 2016/2017 list is November 24th!

First and foremost, if you haven’t already, get your early bird passes as soon as possible. There are several deals to be had before November 15th (tomorrow!):

DEALS

Four Seasons Whistler Resort

Book now and get free lift tickets

Edge Card for Residents

Are you a British Columbia, Washington or Oregon Resident? Then you get exclusive deals until November 21 with the Edge Card.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Four Seasons Whistler Resort

The resort offers plenty of value for families, including a DVD library, board games, kids menus (kids under 5 eat free), nightly s’mores, and more.

If you have a little one under 5, look forward to a stuffed toy upon check-in, crib and in-room baby gear and baby-proofing and Honest brand toiletries.

Experience luxury like no other with a private residence, with your own in-suite laundry, premium brand appliances, room service and proximity to all other resort amenities. The gym and pool (with secret hot tub area) is private to the residences building and offers a quiet home for your next ski vacation to Whistler. Having a living area and separate bedrooms ensures the whole family gets a great night’s sleep before adventures on the mountains.

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SKIING, SNOW BOARDING AND LESSONS

A private family lesson can accommodate all levels and you get to stay with your kids for the day (or even just the morning) and then go your own way.

Group lessons begin as young as age three and drop-off day care begins as young as 18 months in the Village. Private lessons can be had for any age.

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FUN BEYOND SKIING AND BOARDING

Tube Park

The Coca-Cola Tube Park is on Blackcomb Mountain and is perfect for a fun snow activity on a non-ski day for the whole family.
Weekends & Holidays – 10am-6pm Weekdays (Mon-Fri) – 11am-6pm

                          Adult              Youth 13-18 yrs            Child 12 yrs and under         Mini Kids 3 yrs and under
One hour          $22                   $20                                   $17                                             $14
Two hour          $30                   $28                                   $20                                            $17

Skating

Strap on the blades and go skating for a change! The Meadow Park Sports Centre is on Highway 99.
Open seven days a week for public skating 12:00-4:00pm
Family $17 drop-in (includes 2 adults and all dependents)

Snowshoeing and/or cross country Skiing

Book a tour or rent snow shoes and cross country skis at Callaghan Country Wilderness Adventures.
9:00-4:30 (7 days)
Cross Country  weekday    $48.10 Family (up to 4 persons)
weekend   $65.00 Family (up to 4 persons)
Snowshoeing    weekday    $25.00 Family (up to 4 persons)
weekend    $37.62 Family (up to 4 persons)

Museum

Visit the Whistler Museum (4333 Main Street)  for everything from pioneer stories to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games when you’re looking for an indoor afternoon.
The Museum is open 7 days a week, 11am-5pm, and is also open late night on Thursdays 11am-9pm.
Open by donation ( suggested donation $5)

Olympic related tours, park and viewing

Whister Olymic Park is a true outdoor playground and host venue for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. It opens over winter for nordic skiing, tobogganing, snowshoeing, biathlon, base boarding, sightseeing, fat biking and more. Bring the family and enjoy all the activities as well as the comfortable day lodge and facilities.
Weekdays 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesdays 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Weekends 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Adult                   Youth
Cross Country Ski Package      $55                       $35
Snowshoe Package                     $25                      $20
Shuttle Only                                 $10                      $10

Peak 2 Peak

Access to the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola at either Mountain base (Whistler or Blackcomb) and explore this world record-breaking gondola. Your PEAK 2 PEAK 360 ticket includes access to the Whistler Village Gondola, any operating open-air chairlifts and the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.

Beginning November 24th
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Adult        Youth 13-18     Child 7-12       Child 6 & under
$49.95      $42.92              $24.95              Free

Plenty of bars and restaurants around Whistler allow children until 10pm, encouraging the whole family to enjoy some fun apres ski.

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