So, it’s winter in Whistler but you don’t ski. You don’t want to say this out loud, but your interests don’t have anything to do with snow. Hmm. What to do? Here are some ideas for you:
Escape! Whistler -Voted Whistler’s best rainy day activity! $30 per person, its your $0! (Bring 3 or more friends with you on your Birthday and you play for FREE! Regular Guests $30, have a group of 20+ $25 per person) – contact to book. http://escapewhistler.com
Stone Carving – John Fathom studio in the Hilton Hotel. http://www.fathomstone.com/Art_Classes.html
Audain Art Museum – just opened this spring $18. http://audainartmuseum.com
Swimming pool, rink and gym at Meadow Park Sports center – https://www.whistler.ca/culture-recreation
Artisan Market – Made in Whistler –Saturdays 12-6pm. An eclectic mix of jewellery, pottery, fine art, unique fashion, baked goods, artisan foods; there’s plenty of fabulous finds to keep your inner artisan satisfied.
Squamish-Lit-Wat Cultural Centre – Regular Admission $18. Tour and Feast experience $0-$65 (SEASONAL) http://slcc.ca/
Whistler Public Library is a nice place to hang out, read a magazine, use a computer. http://www.whistlerlibrary.ca
And beside that, the Whistler Museum http://www.whistlermuseum.org/
The Scandinave Spa – http://www.scandinave.com/en/whistler/. $60 plus $12 robe rental. They also have registered massage therapists.
Forged Axe Throwing – Ages 10+ (requires guardian if under 16). Drop in or Pre-Book – $35 https://www.forgedaxe.ca/
Whistler Shooting Range – Ages 10+ (requires guardian if under 16). $80 – $180 http://www.whistlershooting.com/
Matinee – https://imaginecinemas.com/cinema/village-8-cinemas/ Tuesdays – $8 All Day, $10-$13 all other times.
Lunch on the Mountain – You can meet up with your gang at Christine’s on Blackcomb https://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/explore-the-resort/activities-and-events/summer-activities/mountain-top-summer-feast.aspx
Buy a book – Armchair books is located in the village square. https://www.whistlerbooks.com/
Fairmont Chateau Whistler – You could easily spend all day at the castle. The spa gives you access to the health club and pool. A cozy lounge, shops (check out Open Country) and galleries. http://www.fairmont.com/whistler/
Artist Workshops – Check online for any drop-in art classes and a calendar of events. www.artswhistler.com
Kids – To see what there is to do for kids, Janet’s website has it all: www.whistler4kids.com
The Whistler Insider – INSIDER’S GUIDE TO WHISTLER FOR NON-SKIERS