Whistler Bike Park & Skate Park
The Whistler Skate Park
The Whistler Skate Park is a multi-sport venue for skateboarding, in-line skating, BMX, trials and Flo riding. It is centrally located in Whistler beside Fitzsimmons Creek in Rebagliatti Park. The park has been designed by Spectrum Skatepark Creations in conjunction with local skaters with a passion for the sport and a desire to make worldwide impact with a new and unique facility. It contains .65 acres of skateable concrete surface, a serpentine run in to a 6.5 meter diameter bowel, a main park containing a variety of ¼ pipes up to 3 meters high, a spine, volcano and central pyramid and a plaza area containing portable ramps, tabletops and ¼ pipes adjacent to the main park. The two parks are interconnected with a paved pathway incorporating pump rolls.
The park also includes a plaza area with urban elements such as stairs, benches, walls and planters. Other amenities include lighting for the main park and plaza, landscaping with grass banks and picnic areas.
Hours of Operation:
Open daily between dawn and dusk with lights in the bowl until 1:00 a.m. from April to November.
Whistler Village Bike Park
The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) has received funding in the amount of $83,026 for upgrades to the Whistler Village Bike Park located near Fitzsimmons Creek. Several organizations contributed to the project including $40,000 from the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation, $24,860 from American Friends of Whistler (AFOW), $15,366 from Alpine Bike Parks and $2,500 from the BC Bike Race. Click here to read the news release.
Originally constructed in the mid-1990s, upgrades to the park ensure it remains safe, as well as progressive in terms of current riding trends. Thanks to collaboration with organizations such as the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation, construction on the aging Whistler Village Bike Park will add to Whistler’s inventory of world-class cycling experiences.
Currently the park consists of four zones: a jump track, a pump track, a beginner skills area and an intermediate skills area. Alpine Bike Parks, a design/build company based in Whistler, will install a series of newly engineered FlowForm trail features to give the Whistler Village Bike Park a progressive edge. Improvements include renovations to the beginner skills area and the addition of flow trails.
The Whistler Village Bike Park provides both locals and tourists an opportunity to improve skills and gain confidence. The Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association (WORCA) currently uses the area for youth programs and clinics, teaching safety, etiquette and technique to cyclists.
The RMOW will continue to consider other improvements to the Whistler Village Bike Park as part of its commitment to maintain and enhance Whistler’s parks and other community assets. The RMOW manages 31 community and neighbourhood parks within Whistler’s municipal boundaries. Each of Whistler’s neighbourhood parks is unique – some have play structures, picnic tables and BBQ stands, water features or other attractions.