The BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association, BC Luge Association, and Whistler Sliding Centre are hosting an Open House to give you a chance to try out these adrenaline-fuelled sliding sports for a fraction of the usual cost.
BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Open House: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Skeleton (14 yrs+): In this 2 hour open house, a qualified coach will take you through the core skills and techniques needed to hit the ice. On ice, you will reach speeds of up to 100km/hr from the Maple Leaf start (1/3 of the way up the track). Participants get one run each.
Participants can enroll in a 2-day Skeleton School with the BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association for further training.
Only $15.00. 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm
Bobsleigh (16 yrs+): In this 2.5 hour open house pilot school, participants learn the core skills needed to pilot a bobsleigh from a professional coach. After a brief orientation, participants will take to the ice in our training sleds reaching speeds up to 110km/hr from the Lower Ladies start (2/3 way up the track).
Participants get one chance to pilot & one chance to brake. Participants can enroll in a 2-day Bobsleigh School with the BC Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association for further training.
Only $50.00. 4:00pm, 5:30pm
To sign up for bobsleigh and skeleton visit the Whistler Sliding Centre website
BC Luge Open House: Sunday, December 11, 2016
Luge (8-14 yrs): Join BC Luge Association for a fun-filled introduction to Luge. Participants will receive safety instructions before heading out to the track to slide from Curve 13, reaching speeds of up to 70km/hr.
Parents are welcome to take part with their kids. Participants get one run each and are welcome to enroll with BC Luge for further training.
Only $10.00. 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm
To sign up for the luge, visit the Whistler Sliding Centre website