Discover Program

Discover Skeleton

Drop in for a 2 hour introductory Skeleton School at the Whistler Sliding Centre. No previous sliding experience required!

In this school you will be taught the core skills & techniques needed to get on the ice on a skeleton sled for the very first time. After a 30 minute safety orientation, participants will join the coach on a track walk to discuss sliding techniques, before being set up with a skeleton sled for the on ice portion of the school.Participants will then begin their on ice experience, starting from the Maple Leaf start (Corner 11 out of 16) and reaching speeds of up to 100km/hr.  Once at the finish line, participant will carry their sleds back to the start for their subsequent runs. After the session the coach will debrief each athlete, and discuss the next steps for anyone with the interest to continue sliding.

Dates Available

Tuesday 8th November - 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 19th November – 10am-12pm

Sunday 4th December - 3pm- 5pm

Sunday 11th December – 3pm-5pm

Tuesday 13th December – 6:30pm-8:30pm

Tuesday 10th January- 6:30pm-8:30pm

Sunday 22nd January – 10am-12pm

Tuesday 31st January- 6:30pm-8:30pm

Tuesday 14th February- 7:30pm-9:30pm

Saturday 4th March- 6:30pm-8:30pm

What’s included?

Included in the cost of 1 x session is a full BCBSA membership, coaching, and all necessary equipment for the school (helmet & sled).  A $100 discount on the multi day school is also included.

Who is this for?

This session is open to anyone with a passion or an interest to try skeleton for the first time, with no commitment to continue.  We ask that all participants are physically fit, and able to lift 65lbs. It is not recommended for anyone with a previous neck or back injury.

If you are unsure this session is appropriate for you, please feel free to email us with further questions at info@slidebc.ca

Cost: $100 ($75 local*).  Our local rate refers to full time residents of the sea to sky corridor and Metro & Greater Vancouver areas. We require proof of address upon arrival as confirmation of eligibility.

Registration:  Advanced registration for the program is required. To sign up & pay click here (you will be taken to our partners website, whistlerslidingcentre.com)

Once payment has been processed, you will receive a receipt of purchase followed by registration documents for you to complete.

That was awesome!  How do I try more?

If you try Discover Skeleton, and want to have a further chance to slide, you are encourage to sign up for a 2 day Skeleton School for a discounted rate ($100 off).

For more information visit our Multi Day School Page


Discover Bobsleigh

Drop in for a 2.5 hour introductory Bobsleigh Pilot School at the Whistler Sliding Centre. No previous sliding experience required!

In this school you will be taught the core skills & techniques needed to steer your own 2man training sled down the ice track for the very first time. After a 30 minute safety orientation, participants will join the coach on a track walk to discuss sliding techniques, before being paired up with a team mate and set up in a sled for the on ice portion of the school.

The one piece “Plank” sleds provided allow beginners to get the feel for steering at speed, whilst keeping low on the walls, to provide a safer learning environment.Participants will then begin their on ice experience, starting from the Lower Ladies start (Corner 7 out of 16) and reaching speeds of up to 115km/hr.  Once at the finish line, participant will travel with their sleds back to the start.Each participant will slide in both the pilot & brakeman position, within their team.

After the session the coach will debrief each athlete, and discuss the next steps for anyone with the interest to continue sliding.

Dates Available

Tuesday 8th November - 5:00pm – 7:30pm

Saturday 19th November – 8:30am-11am

Sunday 4th December - 4pm- 6:30pm

Sunday 11th December – 4pm-6:30pm

Tuesday 13th December – 5:00pm-7:30pm

Tuesday 10th January- 5:00pm-7:30pm

Sunday 22nd January – 8:30am-11am

Tuesday 31st January- 5:00pm-7:30pm

Tuesday 14th February- 6:00pm-8:30pm

Saturday 4th March- 5:00pm-7:30pm

What’s included?

Included in the cost of 1 x session is a full BCBSA membership, coaching, and all necessary equipment for the school (helmet & sled).  A discount of $100 off a 2 day Bobsleigh School is also included.

Who is this for?

This session is open to anyone with a passion or an interest to try bobsleigh for the first time, with no commitment to continue.  We ask that all participants are physically fit, and able to lift 65lbs. It is not recommended for anyone with a previous neck or back injury. If you are unsure this session is appropriate for you, please feel free to email us with further questions at info@slidebc.ca

Cost: $150 ($100 local*).  Our local rate refers to full time residents of the sea to sky corridor and Metro & Greater Vancouver areas. We require proof of address upon arrival as confirmation of eligibility.

Registration:  Advanced registration for the program is required. To sign up & pay click here (you will be taken to our partners website, whistlerslidingcentre.com)

Once payment has been processed, you will receive a receipt of purchase followed by some registration documents to complete.

That was awesome!  How do I try more?

If you try Discover Bobsleigh, and want to have a further chance to slide, you are encourage to sign up for a 2 day Bobsleigh School for a discounted rate ($100 off).

For more information visit our Multi Day School Page.

Prefer to be the brakeman? Our pilots are always looking for brakemen to train with. Click here for more information.