Are you ready for adventure? Whistler is where you’ll find it!
As a Tamwood student in Whistler, go explore the incredible mountains, forests and lakes right outside your door! There is so much to do here year-round. Visit in the winter and you will enjoy powder slopes with 200+ ski/snowboard runs, 38 lifts and 8 parks and pipes. In the summer, you can find outdoor adventures in the many hike forest trails or ride the world’s largest downhill mountain bike park.
Use Whistler as a starting point for your travel adventures in beautiful British Columbia!
• Amazing location in Whistler’s main Village Square, only 300 steps from the gondolas
• Large bright classrooms and student lounge
• Free on-site sports equipment and storage for students
• 10 student computers and free access to wifi
Our Whistler campus is located in the centre of the Whistler village and therefore offers tons of food choices in close walking distance. Make sure to try all the local pubs during your stay in Whistler, such as 21 Steps, The Keg, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Stonesedge Kitchen and Buffalo Bill’s Bar & Grill. If you are on the go, you will also find take-out options nearby like Tim Hortons, Subway and Starbucks.
• Carefully screened, English-speaking homestay families
• Fully furnished private rooms with either private or shared bathrooms
• Three meal options: Full-Board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), Half-Board (breakfast and dinner), No Meals
• High-speed wireless internet and laundry facilities available
Whistler Blackcomb resort boasts two high peaks for your snow adventures: Whistler Mountain (2,182 meters) and Blackcomb Mountain (2,284 meters). Thanks to the ideal conditions on Blackcomb’s Horstman Glacier, you can even ski and snowboard during the summer. This makes it one of the best ski resort areas in North America! Other popular pastimes include hiking, snowshoeing, snow tubing, and mountain biking.
Peak 2 Peak Gondola
The Peak 2 Peak Gondola provides an elevated and exciting ride between the two mountains encompassing Whistler Blackcomb resort. Hop on the gondola on a clear day and get wowed by the superb views of snow-capped hills, glistening alpine lakes and the dense forest landscape. In winter, you can also use it as a quick connection between your ski or snowboard runs at Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain. Master your fear of heights and you will be in for the 11-minutes ride of a lifetime!
Après in Whistler
Whether you have spent the morning busy learning English at Tamwood College or on your feet all day, rushing down the steep slopes on your skis, snowboard or mountain bike—it’s finally time to relax, refuel and refresh! Après means celebrating another day in the mountains, enjoying delicious food and drinks and spending time with your fellow adventurers. Whistler offers tons of après venues, doesn’t matter if you want to try craft beer, watch sports or dance the night away!