You will always see happy children at the large playground in Whistler Olympic Plaza. Parents can enjoy a coffee and a chat while the kids enjoy being active and outside. There are additional playgrounds throughout Whistler.
The Family Adventure Zone located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in the upper village is one of Whistler’s most popular summer attractions for young families. Choose from 12 fun filled activities guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained.
Head down 315m luge track that is cut along side of Blackcomb Mountain on Westcoast Slide, test your driving skills with the Hot Wheelz Electric Go Carts where the kids are in the driver’s seat, swing and climb through the maze of ropes while being suspended in mid air in The Rope Zone, climb around a 25 foot high climbing web and make your Spiderman fantasy come true, or experience the feeling of being in space on the Spin Cycle Human Gyroscope.
The Adventure Zone is open daily – June to September.
Sunday to Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Fridays and Saturdays: until 8pm
Located in Whistler, BC, the Whistler Farmers’ Market welcomes residents and resort guests alike as they interact in the festive atmosphere accented by assorted entertainers.
The Whistler Farmers’ Market is a registered non profit society dedicated to the promotion of regionally produced foods, crafts and services. From humble beginnings of one farm and a couple of crafters in the summer of 1994, the market now hosts an average of 90 vendors showcasing fresh fruit, produce, artisan crafts and food products.
Take a pleasant stroll through the Upper Village, listen to live music from local musicians, line up to get your children’s faces painted, and soak in the wonderful smells, sights, tastes and sounds of the Whistler Farmer’s Market.
The Market is open on Sundays in May to October from 11am-4pm, and Wednesdays in July and August from 2pm-7pm as well as statutory holidays.
Whistler has a network of trails that connects all of the Whistler neighbourhoods and some amazing view spots. Pass by numerous golf courses, lakes and beautiful picnic spots. Over 40km of paved trails to explore, you can even bring the dog! Bring your bike with you or let us arrange rentals for the day.
There are lots of different spots to spend those hot summer days at. Some beach locations offer kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals, snack stores, picnic tables with built in BBQs, volleyball nets, offleash dog parks and much more!
Lost Lake – Located in Lost Lake Park amongst biking and walking trails. The closest lake to the Village. A sandy beach with washrooms, concessions and docks as well as an off-leash dog area (Canine Cove) close by.
Alta Lake – There are several beaches located on this lake with kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals available.
Alpha Lake – Located in the Creekside area, this lake has docks, a volleyball area as well as a large off-leash dog area (Arfa Park).
Nita Lake – A small lake in Creekside area with dock, pebble beach and the lake is stocked full of rainbow trout for fishing.
Green Lake – The coldest lake in Whistler and not very swimmer friendly. However, it is a breath-taking beautiful lake with a float plane dock and a boat launch making it a popular watersports / wakeboarding spot!
Experience the art of British Columbia, from the traditional works of the province’s First Peoples through to its contemporary masters, anchored by the important collection donated by Michael Audain and his wife Yoshiko Karasawa.
The collection includes centuries-old Northwest Coast works, some created before European contact, to the internationally renowned Vancouver photo-conceptualists of our era.
The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre was created to celebrate the joint history of the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations. It is a cultural and historical experience for all. The art & exhibits on display showcase both nations culures, histories, and creativitiy. Take a look at their website for further information on tickets, hours of operation and featured exhibits / events.
Looking for a quiet, relaxing evening after a fun filled day of adventure? Head to the Village 8 Cinema, grab some popcorn and watch one a movie on the big screen! Or maybe you simply want to drop the kids off at the Cinema and enjoy a romantic evening to yourself.
Located North of Whistler Village in Alpine Meadows, this sports centre offers something for everyone. There is a kids pool with a lazy river, a large lap pool with a rope swing and a hot tub, sauna and steam room for the adults. There is also squash courts, an ice rink and a large gym with lots of classes to choose from. If you are looking for something to do in the evenings, call the sports centre and find out when the recreational hockey games are being played. Come by and cheer on a local hockey team for free!
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