The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

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4090 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B4, Canada   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 604-905-5000   •  Hotel Reservations: 866-716-8108


Winter Family Activities in Whistler


Fire and Ice Show

Who can resist fireworks and fire spinners, 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. The show takes place on Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

The Core Climbing Wall

For children and children at the core, The Core Climbing Wall offers supervised climbing camps as well as a play zone for the little ones. With drop in, full day and evening activities, this is a great place for your children to learn new techniques and new adventures in the vertical world of rock climbing! Ages: 5 to adult

Meadow Park Sports Centre

Meadow Park Sports Centre features a variety of family-friendly sports venues, including an ice-skating rink, gym, squash courts, baseball diamond, tennis courts and swimming pool. Take the family for a refreshing swim, or warm up and relax in the facility’s hot tub, steam room and sauna.

Whistler Parks & Recreation also offers a wide array of programs for children. See the hotel concierge for details.

The Magic Castle and Tree Fort

The Magic Castle on Blackcomb Mountain and Tree Fort on Whistler Mountain are great for families with little ones to check out while exploring the mountains. Take off your skis and explore one (or both!) of these great outdoor adventure play lands. Free fun for all ages.

Tube Park

The Tube Park is located at Base 2 on Blackcomb Mountain and can be accessed via the Excalibur Gondola. Kids must be a minimum of 36-inches tall to participate. Open 11:00am to 8:00pm on weekends and 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on weekdays.

Cross-Country Skiing

The Lost Lake cross country trails offer over 30 kilometres of groomed and track-set trails maintained by the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW). The trails meander through Lost Lake Park, Chateau Whistler Golf Course, and the Nicklaus North Golf Course. Over 10 kilometres of well-maintained snowshoe and Nordic Hiking trails are also offered within Lost Lake Park. Rent a baby glider at Lost Lake to give junior a ride. There is a track set for cross country skiing between Meadow Park & Rainbow Park in the winter.

Village 8 Cinema

Located under Mongolian Grill on the Village Stroll, the Village 8 Cinema features eight big-screen theatres. Please see the concierge for a list of movie times.

Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre is an authentic Aboriginal Museum and cultural experience. Engage in crafts, tours and cultural activities that the whole family can enjoy. The Centre showcases the history, art and heritage of the Squamish and Lil’Wat First Nations through drumming performances, guided tours of the museum, interactive contemporary and outdoor exhibits, craft workshops and a spectacular 15-minute film.

Millennium Place Youth Centre

A drop-in facility for teens equipped with televisions, computers, video games, air hockey and pool table, and much more. The centre is open to teens ages 13-18 from Wednesday through Saturday. Please see the hotel concierge for more information.

Whistler Public Library

Browse the library's book collection, take advantage of free Internet, or check out the great toddler and preschool storytime programs.