Kids Program 2020

DFX Trail

DFX Trail is for riders who only want to ride trails in Whistler Valley and are not interested in riding the in the Bike Park. Whether riders are just starting out riding trails to riders who are riding all levels of trails, steep shoots, rock faces, drops and shredding all over the valley. Coaches will choose trails appropriate to your child’s ability level to help them develop their technique, stamina and skills.
 

Whistler Blackcomb is Closed


Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, Whistler Blackcomb remains closed. We will continue to monitor public health guidelines, and are hopeful about summer, however, it’s too early to announce specific opening dates or activities. At this time, we have temporarily suspended sale of products. Please check back for further updates.
 
June 30, 2020 - September 3, 2020

Rates & Information



Kids Ages: 8 - 16 Years SESSIONS Early Bird Rate
(Book by April 30, 2020)
Regular Rate
(From May 1, 2020)
Mondays & Wednesdays: June 30 - September 3 20  TBD TBD

Early Bird price valid for booking made by April 30th, 2020. Regular price valid from May 1st, 2020.

Rates do not include taxes. Rates include Bike Park tickets for lesson days but does not include season pass. Children should bring their season pass if they have one. If not, they will be issued day tickets as needed. Number of sessions spent in the Bike Park will depend on the age, ability level and interest of the whole group.

Program Details


DROP OFF AND PICK UP
  • Drop off 8:45am to 9:15am.
  • Pick up is 3:00pm to 3:30pm.
LUNCH
  • Lunch is not provided, please provide a packed lunch with snacks suitable to taken on the trails.
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENT
  • Disc brakes highly recommended. Dual suspension highly recommended for strong intermediate riders and above. 
  • Arm and leg armour, bike gloves and a hydration pack are required every day. A well-fitting XC helmet.
BIKING ABILITY
  • Groups for novice to advanced riders.
  • Minimum biking requirement: Have ridden comfortably on easy single track trails in the valley.

CREEKSIDE KIDS – Creekside Courtyard opposite Dusty’s
  • CLUB 8 - 16 all levels Novice to Expert

Typical Day


  • Meet from 8:45 to 9:15am, groups will leave to ride at 9:15am sharp - please be on time and ready to go. We will be riding on the trails for most of the day, exploring a range of trails all over the valley, the type of trail will depend on their ability level. Sometime will be spent at parks and lakes especially on hotter days but as the groups progress the amount of time spent off the trails will decrease.
  • Lunch will be at approximately 12:00pm back at Base or on the trails. Sometimes on longer 'expedition days' lunch may be taken with us or dropped off for us at a park or lake. Depending on the groups stamina breaks will be taken in the morning and afternoon as needed but the majority of the day will be on our bikes.
  • Pickup is from 3:00pm to 3:30pm each child must be signed out by a parent. If your child will be picked up by someone else please inform the coach in the morning. If you would like your child to sign out by themselves please ask your child's coach for a sign out permission form.

We will be riding in all weather, so please make sure your child is prepared with rain gear and sunscreen!

Need assistance?

CALL CENTRE HOURS
May 13 - Fall
10:00am - 5:00pm PST

1-800-766-0449      604-967-8950 (LOCAL)
wbreservations@vailresorts.com

 

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