A snapshot of the website used for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The official Whistler website of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games


HomeLife During the GamesLocal Essentials

Whistler Municipal and Community Services

Whistler is home to around 10,000 permanent residents, 2,500 seasonal residents and 9,000 second home owners. It hosts upwards of two million visitors annually and expects to have a daily population of around 55,000 during the 2010 Winter Games. The Resort Municipality of Whistler will continue to operate essential services and some services, as listed below, will be enhanced during the Games.

Enhanced Operations During the Games:

  • Snow Clearing
  • Fire and Policing services
  • Village Maintenance
  • Visitor Information Services
  • Parking Management and Enforcement

Parking Restrictions at Meadow Park:

To ensure the Meadow Park Sports Centre Parking lot is available to the community during the 2010 Winter Games, a three-hour parking limit will be strictly enforced beginning Friday, January 1.

Meadow Park Sports Centre will be open throughout the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Regular hours are seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The facility is home to an indoor kids pool, lap pool, hot tub, steam room, arena, fitness studio, weight room and squash courts.

Located three kilometres north of the Village off Highway 99, Meadow Park Sports Centre is also accessible by foot on the Valley Trail and by the Alpine Meadows #4 or Emerald Estates #3 buses.

Operating Hours:

Municipal and Community Services
Meadow Park 6 a. to 10 pm
Myrtle Philip Community Centre Regular Hours
Municipal Hall Regular Hours starting March 1st
8 am - 4:30 pm
Recycling and garbage disposal Regular Hours
  • Myrtle Philip and Spring Creek
  • Whistler Secondary
  • Spring Break Feb 22 to 26
  • Spring Break Feb 8 to Mar 2
Doctors Regular Hours
Whistler Health Care Centre 8 am to 10 pm with emergency services available overnight
Canada Post Regular Hours

Closed January 30 - March 7, 2010 

Regular Hours from March 8 to 11, 2010

Revised operating hours during the Paralympics

Open Facilities / Operating Hours
Grocery Stores (minimum) Same winter hours as 08/09
Liquor Stores Same winter hours as 08/09
Whistler Blackcomb Many programs based on Blackcomb for 09/10 season. Limited availability during Games.

A Day in the Life

Want to learn what a typical day might look like for you during the Games? Click here to see how it may shape up: A Day in the Life.


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Link to the official website for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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