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The Core

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Climb and dine is FANTASTIC

Our kids (ages 7, 6 and 6) LOVED the climb and dine program that enabled us to enjoy some of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bonnie P
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A fun indoor activity

When we go to Whistler we often go to court and do an indoor climbing session. We often choose the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
maggie286
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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At the heart of the Village, beneath streets and walkways, is a place that embodies Whistler living. The Core is Whistler's premier fitness facility, created by locals and designed for the world. Our unique activity zones feature a huge climbing...more
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4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 6, 2013

Amazing facility! Love the people, the energy, and the. I LOVE the classes available. I am an advanced athlete and drop into the pump and spin classes whenever I'm in Whistler.. It's so fun because people of ALL fitness levels, and ages can come to...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

We brought our kids here since it was raining hard one day. Its small place and has a full gym mixed in, kinda odd. We had an instructor show them how to do thing and do the safety. Worth the one hour of fun for...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our kids (ages 7, 6 and 6) LOVED the climb and dine program that enabled us to enjoy some of Whistler’s finer dining establishments. Highly recommend.

Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

When we go to Whistler we often go to court and do an indoor climbing session. We often choose the one hour guided session which you can do for an entire family. The instructor or guide is always super helpful friendly and fun. We always...More

Thank maggie286
whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Glad your entire family participated in the guided climbing session at the Core and enjoyed the course and found our guides helpful, friendly and fun. Not sure the age of your kids, but if you ever plan a trip again in the summertime and your...More

Reviewed June 7, 2018

I wrote a review on this place several weeks ago and received a response from who I assume was a manager. Their response completely confirmed the overall attitude of the place, snobby and condescending. There were two women working there who seemed to work with...More

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whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Hi Aimee, Sorry to hear you didn't have fun on your visit to the Core. Regarding your initial experience at the front desk, this equipment is for adults to use or if the user is underage, they need to be under the close supervision of...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

We booked 4 kids ages 5-10 in for the 3 hour climb and dine. They had so much fun that none of them wanted to leave! The auto belay system is very cool and the kids got lots of climbing in. Staff were really great!...More

Thank Carly P
whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thanks for the feedback. Happy to hear your kids had a good time and you got to enjoy one of Whistler fine restaurants and an evening stroll in the village. Look forward to seeing you again and be sure to check out some of our...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

In an hour your arms and fingers will be tired. I went with a couple of teenage guys and we all enjoyed it. Our guide Nicole was all about safety and having a good time.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Our family had a fantastic day testing our strength and flexibility out on the rock cliffs near Whistler. Our guides Mike from Preston UK and Joe from The Czech Republic were super nice and helped each one of us feel confident climbing and reach new...More

Thank Chuck T
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Hi, Great to hear you and your family enjoyed their climbing at our local outdoor climbing area. Mike and Joe are great instructors and happy to share their passion for climbing. I hope you and your family enjoy the rest of your summer and keep...More

Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

My daughters (10 & 13) and I went to Core today and did a one hour guided climb session. We are very inexperienced climbers. Brian did a fantastic job belaying for us. He was knowledgeable and encouraging. Our session flew by and all three of...More

Thank Mike D
whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

Hi Mike, Thanks for the feedback and great to hear you and your daughters enjoyed your guided climbing session with Brian. A good progression from this experience is an introductory climbing course, where you learn some movement skills and how to belay the girls or...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

I took my three kids to the core to use their climbing wall and was impressed. Mike at the desk was friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging to the kids. The facility is clean and it is clear the staff take pride in their jobs. The kids...More

Thank SBHWhistler
whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thanks for the feedback and great to hear your kids had fun. A good progression from this experience will be to do an introductory climbing course where you learn some climbing movement skills and safety systems so you can access the roped climbing area. Another...More

Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick day pass. Our 3 kids loved it. Great facility. All equipment was provided and the climbing wall was spectacular. Great way to spend a few hours.More

Thank Sheldon548
whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thanks for the feedback and great to hear your kids loved the experience. If you are visiting Whistler in the summer be sure to join us for one of our guided outdoor trips. This trip introduces you to a selection of climbs on real rock...More

Reviewed December 20, 2016

I planned two separate large group hour-long intro sessions at The Core's rock climbing wall for a school trip. I was pretty clueless going into planning, but Bob was a pleasure to work with and made everything so easy and fun for us! Throughout the...More

Thank Kristina M
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april joy p
October 8, 2016|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Single day pass was right around $14, but the one week pass was worth it if you were going to be there more than 4 days, if I remember correctly. You can also fill out their waiver online.
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Sandra S
March 21, 2015|
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Response from whistlercore | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, A drop-in class visit is $18 or you can purchase a 1-week membership for $65 allowing unlimited gym and class access for the week. We offer a full selection of classes including a variety of circuit classes... More
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