Fun & Free (or cheap!) Stuff to Do in Whistler
Over 30 km of paved and/or crushed gravel trail. Great for walking, bike riding and roller blading. The Valley Trail takes in 3 golf courses, 5 lakes, numerous executive style homes and majestic views of the mountains around Whistler Village. The trail is track set for cross country skiing between Meadow Park & Rainbow Park in the winter. Rent a baby glider at Lost Lake to give junior a ride.
Whistler Valley Parks, Beaches &
Green space, sand, play structures, water parks, hiking trails.... take a look around!
Whistler Public Library
Browse away or check out the great toddler and preschool storytime programs. Free internet too!
Join a local guide as they recount the stories of Whistler's dreamseekers during a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Whistler Village. Jam-packed with little known tidbits of history, this tour reveals the secrets behind Whistler's rise to the mecca of outdoor recreation. Tours run daily at 1:00pm, leaving from the Visitor Information Centre. BY DONATION!! Benefits the Whistler Museum
Meadow Park Sports Centre
Drop in and play! Swimming, skating & children's programs. Don't forget Twoonie nites on Fridays.
7-Eleven Fire and Ice Show
Who can resist fireworks and fire spinner - especially when snowflakes fill the air? The whole family can enjoy watching skiers and snowboarders jump through the dazzling Ring of Fire every Sunday at 6:30pm at the base of Whistler Village Gondola. Learn what's hot in Whistler-on and off the snow. Sundays at 6:30pm
Whistler Youth Centre at Millennium
The Youth Centre is a drop-in centre that hosts activities for youth 13-18. The Rachel Ann and Sarah Mae Rockowitz Youth Centre at Millennium Place has ping pong, a pool table, TV/VCR, Playstation, Nintendo, Internet access and much more. Hours: Wed/Thurs. 3:30-8pm, Fri. 3:30-11pm, Sat 6:30-10pm. Check out dinner & a movie friday nites.
WAG: Whistler Animals
Get some fresh air and share the love. Drop by any day during visiting hours and take a WAG dog for a walk. You'll provide a shelter dog with some much needed exercise and you'll feel better for getting some yourself!
Skate Park/BMX trails/Jump park
Located between day skier parking lot #2 and Fitzsimmons Creek. An old school snake run into a 6' bowl and a big tranny square with multiple quarter pipes from 3' to 9', a spine, bowl corner and fun box with hubba in the middle. On the back side of the concrete square is an asphalt area with wooden ramps, double flat bank box, 9' quarter, 5' quarter with flat banks on either side and a funky fun box. BMX trails & Jump Park.
Grab a sled from the Village Hardware Store, Home Hardware in Function or the Toy Store and head to the base of Lorimer Road. Walk across the bridge and slide away!
Whistler Sliding Centre
Come out and learn about the sports of bobsleigh, luge and skeleton that will take place during the 2010 Winter Games. Starting September 1st, public tour access changes to pre-booked guided tours only..Check with local tour operators.
Whistler Farmer's Market
In the Upper Village beside Chateau Whistler, Sundays 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, June 20-October 11. Local artist, craftspeople and farmers display their trades. Adventure zone, kettle corn, kids' clothes, toys, candy, face painting & more. In the winter you can find a smaller market at the Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre
Whistler Walking Tours (Summer)
Join a local guide as they recount the stories of Whistler's dreamseekers during a leisurely stroll through the picturesque Whistler Village. Join a local guide as they recount the stories of Whistler. A tour for visitors and locals packed with colourful tales. Tours run daily at 1:00pm, leaving from the Visitor Information Centre. BY DONATION!! Benefits the Whistler Museum
Skating at Whistler Olympic
Skate outdoors in the village at the Whistler Olympic Plaza! Until March 25.
Daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Skating is free with your own skates. Rental skates are $5 and the rental outlet is open 11am-2pm then from 6pm-9pm.
Bring your family and friends for free outdoor Canadian winter fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza, with different activities and local entertainment every week. Family Après is weather dependent so please check in with the Village Hosts on the day to confirm if the event is going ahead.
Mondays and Wednesdays, December 23, 2013 - March 26, 2014 | 4:30 - 6:30 PM | Whistler Olympic Plaza