FAMILY FRIENDLY

Family Apres

Surrounded by snow and sparkling lights, Family Après is all about experiencing winter outdoor fun with your kids, the Canadian way. Visit Whistler Olympic Plaza on select evenings throughout winter for Family Après, with free kid-friendly activities and entertainment brought to you by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of BC.

A variety of entertainment and family activities that change from week to week – snowman building competitions, tobogganing, storytelling, roving characters, music, mini hockey, snacks, hot beverages and more – all in the heart of the Whistler Village.

Program Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays from December 9, 2019 to March 25, 2020  Time: 3 – 6 PM  Cost: Free! Everyone welcome

Olympic Plaza Ice Skating & Snow Zone

Every winter the snow is piled up at the Olympic Plaza in the village north to create the “Snow Zone”. Make your kids day with sliding, ice skating, a firepit and plenty of coffee shops to warm up after playtime is over.

The Holiday Experience

During the holiday season head to the conference centre with the children for a fun filled indoor playground with games, crafts, bouncy castles and more. Best of all, it’s free and there is a café inside for parents to relax while the children play.

Fire & Ice Show

Every Sunday from December through March head to skiers plaza at the base of Whistler Mountain for a free, all ages night of entertainment. Whistler’s best skiers and riders perform spin’s and twists right in front of you through a burning hoop. Make sure to dress warm and grab a hot drink and enjoy the atmosphere. Practise starts from 6:30pm with the live show at 7pm. Stay till the end for the celebratory fireworks before heading home for a good nights rest.

Playgrounds

ou 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 by the Creekside shops, at Alpha Lake, Meadow park and Bayly park Whistler Skate park is also popular in the summer for skateboards, inline skates and BMX biking. Whistler Skills park is right next door with an awesome pump track for kids of all ages and abilities

Audian Art Museum

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.

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

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.

Meadow Park Sports Centre

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!

Village 8 Cinemas

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.

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