CLUB OF CANADA, WHISTLER SECTION Outdoor club focused on mountaineering, ski
touring, climbing and hiking. Trip schedule at
Call 604-902-1772 for details.
FRIENDS OF WHISTLER A group of Americans with ties to Whistler who raise and
distribute funds for enhancing the Whistler community and to foster greater
understanding and friendship between Canadian and American people. For more
ART IN THE
WILD Carol Roberts hosts a free nature walk with sketching and painting every
Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at different Whistler locations. Bring paper and pen.
For info contact Carol at
AWARE is a
non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the environment and moving
towards environmental sustainability. AWARE meets the first Wednesday of every
month, 6 p.m. at the Westin. For more info about AWARE, contact Sarah Valentine
or visit the website at
BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS If you are a male and have one hour per week (11:30-12:30)
on a Tuesday or Thursday and you want to make a difference in the life of a
child, call Helen Brownrigg ASAP at 604-938-9299.
HOME BUILDERS’ ASSN (CHBA) The Sea to Sky Chapter of the CHBA meets every
second Wednesday at Earl’s Restaurant from 12 -1:15 p.m. All members and
non-members welcome! For more info, contact Bronwen at 604-902-4104 or
CANADIANS The Whistler chapter invites locals to engage in discussions of
Canadian sovereignty, social justice, water issues, healthcare, security issues
and international trade. Contact Betty at
BRIDGE CLUB The Whistler Residents Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Wednesday
from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at MY Place. Visitors and new members are warmly
welcomed. For info or partnership arrangements call Shirley at 604-932-5368 or
Astrid at 604-938-9274.
SMART SOCIETY People and Bears Living in Harmony. Learn more about co-existing
with bears in your backyard. Call us at 604-905-4209 or at
GUIDES The Girl Guides, Sparks, Brownies and Pathfinders (ages 5-15) meet
weekly September-May. For info contact Cherie at 604-894-5443 or Shelagh at
ACTION COMMITTEE (MAC) MAC’s goal is to create resident housing projects for
seniors that respond to their special needs and desire to remain in Whistler,
such that long term residents can mature in place. Call 604-932-5699, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit
MILLENNIUM PLACE Whistler’s community centre for arts, culture and inspiration.
Performance theatre, art gallery, daycare, youth centre, meditation room,
meeting facilities. Visit
or call 604-935-8410.
SAFE HOME Provides temporary shelter in a safe, supportive environment for
women and their children experiencing abuse in relationships. Locations in
Whistler and Pemberton. Services avail 24 hours a day. All services are free.
Call 1-877-890-5711 or 604-892-5711.
ARTS COUNCIL Connect with other artists, writers, artisans, musicians and other
creative types and help make Pemberton a vibrant arts community. Meetings every
third Thursday, 7:30 p.m. 1422 Collins Road. Call 604-894-5558 or
VALLEY TRAILS ASSOCIATION Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at
the Pemberton Recreation Centre. Call 604-894-6402.
KARATE CLUB Teaching traditional Shito Ryu Karate since 1985. Non-profit,
sanctioned and insured by Karate B.C. affiliated with the NKA and WKF. Kids and
Adult classes in Pemberton, Whistler and Mt. Currie. We meet Monday, Wednesday
and Thursday. Contact Doug 604-932-3022 or Richard 604-894-5357.
SOCIETY, WHISTLER CHAPTER This non-profit volunteer-based organization creates
assistive devices for people with disabilities. Project requests and
volunteers, particularly those with mechanical and design skills, are needed.
Contact Carla 604-905-9597, or
CLUB Interested in mastering communication skills, conducting meetings and
delivering speeches in a friendly group and supportive environment? Drop in for
free to the Whistler Toastmasters Club every Wed. at 5:30 p.m. at Municipal
Hall. For info call Ralph Forsyth 604-905-8997.
ADAPTIVE SPORTS PROGRAM This non-profit society provides sports and recreation
experiences for people with disabilities. Donations of equipment or funds help
provide those opportunities. Call Chelsey Walker 604-935-9406 or email
volunteer or donate.
WHISTLER ANIMALS GALORE (WAG) is a no-kill animal shelter
protecting and enhancing the lives of lost, unwanted and
animals. Take part in volunteer dog walking or visiting the
animals on Monday
and Tuesday from 3-5pm and Wednesday through Sunday 1-5
Call 604-935-8364 or stop by
the shelter located on Nesters Road by the recycling depot.
ARTS COUNCIL Whistler’s central resource for the arts. Full arts and culture
listings for events at
The arts council has a comprehensive artist directory and produces numerous
programs, events and performances year-round. For info call 604-938-9221 or
BOTTLE DEPOT Fall hours for the Bottle Depot are Friday, Saturday, Sunday and
Monday from 12 to 4 p.m. The recycling depot is located on Nesters Road, next
to municipal works yard. Most drinkable containers are now on the
deposit-refund system. Commercial loads accepted by appointment. Call
FISHERIES STEWARDSHIP GROUP The WFSG exists to restore Whistler’s waterways
through education, projects, advocacy and community partnerships. There are
volunteer opportunities throughout the summer for water quality sampling, fish
monitoring, educational programs and habitat restoration. Call 604-935-8374, or
email Heather Beresford at
HOUSING AUTHORITY Provides long-term rental and ownership housing for Whistler
residents. All eligible residents can register with the WHA to purchase or rent
a resident restricted property. For details visit
. The WHA also
provides a free rental listing service for landlords. The office is located in
LIONS CLUB The club meets on the first Tuesday or each month. Ladies welcome.
Call Ed 604-938-9848.
MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES The Whistler Museum is the place to DISCOVER Whistler’s
human and natural history, Olympic story and unique mountain life. The Museum
offers a variety of programs, events and exhibits for all ages. There is
something for everyone. Visit the museum on Main Street, next to the library.
Operating hours at Thursdays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday to Sunday 10 a.m. – 4
p.m. For more info call 604-932-019 or visit
PUBLIC LIBRARY Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to
4 p.m. on Sunday. Closed on statutory holidays. Located at 4329 Main Street in
Village North. Drop-in Toddler Storytime 10:30 a.m. on Fridays. Drop-In
Preschool Storytime 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more info call 604-932-5564.
SCOUTS The Whistler Scouts offer four programs for boys and girls: Beavers
(ages 5- 7), Cubs (ages 8 – 9), Scouts (ages 11 – 13), and Venturers (ages 14 –
17). Meetings take place Monday evenings at Myrtle Philip. For more info,
contact Jim at 604 932 60941 or visit
SINGERS This adult community choir rehearses Wednesday evenings 7 – 9 p.m.
preparing for performances throughout the year. New members both vocal and
instrumental are always welcome. Call Candice 604-932-3022.
CEILING SOCIETY A Whistler-based charity whose mission is to operate innovative
and sustainable community programs delivering adventure-based learning for
disadvantaged and at-risk youth in the Lower Mainland and Sea to Sky Corridor.
Donations and interested volunteers are welcome! Please call Marc Zurbuchen
604-935-7963 or visit