Kids in Whistler
From healthy outdoor activities to chilled arts and crafts time, there are plenty things to keep kids entertained around Whistler no matter what time of year you visit. View our tips and start planning a holiday the family will never forget.
Family Adventure Zone
The Adventure Zone at the base of Blackcomb Mountain is packed with fun for kids big and small with mini-golf, climbing walls and a mini-luge just to start. Enjoy a few activities, stop for lunch on a sunny patio, then try a few more. Prepare for some exhausted kids at the end of the day!
Kids can get active, parents can enjoy a quiet coffee and a chat on the sideline. There are playgrounds scattered throughout Whistler including:
The Riverside Greens Putting Course is open from mid-May to mid-October, this professionally-designed 18-hole putting course is fun for the whole family while being challenging enough for the avid golfer. Putter rentals for adults and children are available at the pro shop. Located at the Riverside RV Resort and Campground, 3 km north of Whistler Village.
Family Après at Whistler Olympic Plaza
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 select evenings through winter for Family Après for free kid-friendly activities and entertainment brought to you by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of BC. Every Mondays & Wednesdays from December through to March and it is located at the Whistler Olympic Plaza Stroll.
The outdoor skating rink is located in the village at Olympic Plaza and is open from mid-December until the end of April and is FREE ($5 skate rentals). The setting is beautiful, especially in the evening, but during the day it’s quieter!
Open seven days a week*: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Closed for maintenance daily: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Skating is also available as a drop in activity at Meadow Park sports centre.
Fire and Ice
The Fire and Ice Show is great entertainment for all ages, showcasing some of Whistler’s best skiers and riders jumping through rings of fire! There are fireworks and fire spinners too. Every Sunday during peak winter months, 7.30pm in Skier’s Plaza.
The Coca-Cola Tube Park
Feel the wind in your face as you cruise down our exhilarating tubing hill. Located in the Base 2 Zone on Blackcomb Mountain, the Coca-Cola Tube Park offers great fun for the young and the young at heart.
There's no skill or equipment required - just a sense of adventure and a desire for excitement. It's the perfect family activity over the holidays.