Resort Experience

The Resort Municipality of Whistler’s Resort Experience (REX) Division includes the following departments:

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Resort Planning  |  Parks Planning Building  |  Village Events and Animation  |  Strategic Alliances  |  Environmental Stewardship  |  Parks Operations
 

Resort Planning

Resort Planning staff are responsible for:

604-935-8170
planning@whistler.ca
 

Parks Planning

Parks Planning staff are responsible for:

604-935-8180
resortexperience@whistler.ca
 

Building Department

The Building Department is responsible for:

  • Building permits
  • Building inspections
  • Building regulations support and enforcement
  • Archived building documentation

604-935-8150
buildingdept@whistler.ca
 

Village Events and Animation

Village Animation and Events staff are responsible for:

Bob Andrea
Manager, Village Animation and Events
604-935-8183
bandrea@whistler.ca
 

Strategic Alliances

Strategic Alliances is responsible for:

John Rae
Manager, Strategic Alliances
604-935-8184
jrae@whistler.ca
 

Environmental Stewardship

Environmental Stewardship is responsible for:

  • Environmental regulations
  • Cheakamus Community Forest
  • Whistler Bear Working Group
  • Whistler Fisheries Stewardship Group
  • Forest and Wildland Advisory Committee
  • Fitzsimmons Creek gravel management 
  • Air quality management
  • Public education on environmental regulations
  • Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council
  • Sea to Sky Clean Air Society
  • Water monitoring
  • Environmental support for tree management and development permits

Heather Beresford
Manager, Environmental Stewardship
604-935-8374
hberesford@whistler.ca
 

Park Operations

Parks and Trails Operations

Parks and Trails Operations staff are responsible for:

  • Park maintenance, including furniture, docks, signs, tennis courts, playgrounds, and infrastructure
  • Park sanitation
  • Trails maintenance
  • Valley Trail and Village sidewalk snowclearing
  • Snow-grooming for the Lost Lake cross-country ski and snowshoe trails

604-935-8306
parks@whistler.ca
 

Village Maintenance

Village Maintenance staff are responsible for:

  • Village Stroll maintenance, including cleaning and snowclearing
  • Repairs to Village Stroll rock walls, paving stones, signage and furniture
  • Installation of festive lights, flags and banners

Landscape, Turf and Irrigation Operations

Landscape, Turf and Irrigation Operations are responsible for seasonal work including:

  • Flower beds
  • Turf maintenance
  • Landscaping and turf irrigation
  • Merchant hanging baskets program
  • Valley Trail tree hazard corrections

Building Maintenance Services

Building Maintenance Services are responsible for:

  • Municipal facilities maintenance
  • Electrical systems
  • Project and construction management