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Things to do for Kids in Whistler

March 6, 2018
Looking for fun things to do for kids in Whistler? There are so many fabulous events and amusing activities that will keep the little ones occupied at the number one ski resort in North America! Here’s a list of all of our favorite child-friendly activities that are guaranteed to keep little kids, big kids, and kids at heart entertained throughout the season.

1. Ice Kingdom, 4001 Whistler Way, Whistler Golf Club

Things to do for Kids in Whistler
Over by the Golf Club at Whistler Way lies a magical kingdom that will enthrall and amaze all who enter. The Ice Kingdom is packed full of wondrous snow sculptures carved by top-carver David Xu Riu and his international team of renowned snow artists which will leave you breathless. With an enormous snow palace, a frozen maze, and ice slides for the little ones, this seasonal experience is the perfect add-on for things to do for Kids in Whistler.

2. Family Après, Whistler Olympic Plaza

Things to do for Kids in Whistler
If you are looking for after-ski entertainment for the whole family, the Family Après at the Whistler Olympic Plaza is a great place to relax, have fun and meet up with those new friends from the slopes. Entrance is free, and there are lots of fun activities to keep the little ones entertained while you sit back and enjoy a drink by the fire.

3. Whistler Bounce Acrobatic Academy

Things to do for Kids in Whistler

If you are looking for the perfect activity to warm up or something to do when the weather is not great, the whole family can bounce away to their heart’s content on one of Bounce’s 12 trampolines. Things to do for Kids in Whistler can be difficult to find but the Academy has daily drop-in sessions to keep the lil one’s entertained.  If you were hoping to improve your skills or master those tricks for the next time you hit the slopes, classes are also available.

4. Coca-Cola Tube Park

Things to do for Kids in Whistler

The Coca-Cola Tube Park promises thrills and spills for kids of all ages. With tubes that the little ones will adore, as well as much, much larger ones for those who are feeling brave, the tube park has something for everyone, no skill or equipment required. Head on over there in the evening for a fully-lit tubing experience.

5. Magic Castle, Blackcomb, and Tree Fort, Whistler.

Things to do for Kids in Whistler
The Magic Castle and Enchanted Tree Fort are perfect for things to do for Kids in Whistler, and these great outdoor adventure play areas are begging to be explored. Both of these magical play experiences are a great way to spend a short afternoon break from the slopes, and they are free to enter.

6. Escape, Whistler

Things to do for Kids in Whistler
Voted Whistler’s best rainy day activity, Escape Whistler has 4 escape room adventures to choose from, suitable for all ages. Groups have to complete a series of challenges and puzzles, working together to find clues and make their escape before time runs out. Anyone can participate, in groups of 2-6, and just about everyone can enjoy solving these fast-paced, challenging problems.

7. Nintendo Gaming Lounges

Things to do for Kids in Whistler

Nintendo, in partnership with Whistler Blackcomb, have set up gaming lounges in a number of locations across both of Whistler’s resorts. Jump on the game consoles as a group and have fun with the whole family or relax and recharge in one of their 3DS booths. Particularly good for little ones who have had quite enough of skiing for the moment, the Nintendo gaming lounges feature lots of their latest video games, and they are free to enter!

8. Scavenger Hunt

Things to do for Kids in Whistler
One of the best things to do in Whistler with the little ones is the seasonal scavenger hunt and this is a great way to keep the little ones entertained when you are out and about exploring the resort. Take photos of at least 15 of the items listed, and head on over to the Visitor Centre to receive a prize! Pick up your copy of this year’s winter scavenger hunt at the visitor’s centre or download here.