WORCA News

WORCA is recruiting! 2018 Dirt Camp FT/PT Coaches

2018 WORCA Dirt Camp Coaches (Full-Time & Part-Time, Application Deadline: May 25 extended to June 9) View the Dirt Camp Coach job description and application details here. Read more

WORCA is hiring for 2 dream jobs!

Manager of Operations WORCA is looking for a dynamic, community minded individual who is passionate about mountain biking to fill the newly created position of Manager of Operations. The primary role of the Manager of Operations will be the day-to-day oversight of the club’s business operations. Your focus will be to report on youth programming and trail building/maintenance activities, to oversee trail crew contracts and invoicing, communications, fundraising development of grant proposals, and identifying new opportunities within the community. The Manager of Operations ... Read more

Youth and Race Director positions open

Are you passionate about mountain biking? What about youth programs or events? If you answered yes to any combination of these, we have an interesting opportunity for you on the WORCA Board of Directors. We currently have two vacancies to fill in the organization: Youth Director and Race Director. The duties of Directors, who oversee our activities, are outlined online here. These roles are a great way to help grow and give back to your local mountain bike community. If you are interested in joining ... Read more

Lord of the Squirrels T-Shirts on sale!

To celebrate the opening of Lord of the Squirrels (LOTS), local shops have the first run of Lord of the Squirrels T-Shirts for sale! Get one while they're in stock. Proceeds go directly to WORCA alpine trail maintenance and development. T-shirts are available here: Comor Sports Arbutus Routes Whistler Sports Rentals (Village and Upper Village locations) Whistler Village Sports Fanatyk Co Whistler Bike Co/Giant will have them in stock! NOTE: Only Whistler Bike Co. has the YOUTH version. Our thanks go to designer ... Read more

You could win a new bike! Buy your WORCA Raffle Tickets

Congratulations to all the 2017 raffle winners: Grand Prize 2017 Norco Sight Carbon 9.3: Laurissa Stebeleski Full Sombrio Kit of Jersey, Shorts, Gloves & Socks: Aaron Heath 1 month membership to Whistler Creek Athletic Club: Shane Aseltine 1 year gym membership to the Four Seasons Resort Whistler: Mitch Smith Two Commencal Ramones 12″ Push Bikes: Steve Fisher, Deanna McIsaac Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets and the generous sponsors who provided the awesome prizes: Comor, Norco, Commencal, Sombrio, Four Seasons Resort Whistler and Whistler Creek ... Read more

Presenting the 2017 Special Event: WORCA’s Wildlife Farm

Each year WORCA brings you a unique mountain bike themed event and this year is no exception.  Like last year, we are sending you on an adventure. Mountain bikers have always loved to be out enjoying the trails with wildlife, but have you ever noticed how many trails are named with wildlife in mind…your challenge is finding and collecting all the trails in the Whistler Valley that are related to Wildlife. This will be a big day on the bike again. After an ... Read more

WORCA launches Youth Coach Training Program

During the summer months WORCA hosts 5-day youth dirt camps, fully coached to support youth aged 5 to 16 years. WORCA recruits full-time and part-time adult coaches who have a passion for mountain biking and inspiring the next generation of riders. WORCA has established a Youth Coach Training Program to provide local youth who want to pursue a career in coaching with valuable vocational work experience. The program offers youth aged 16-17 years old with up to 4 weeks of work experience ... Read more

WORCA is hiring! Trail Crew, Dirt Camp Coaches, Bookkeeper

2017 WORCA Trail Crew (Full-Time, Application Deadline: May 20) View the Trail Crew job description and application details here. 2017 WORCA Summer Student Trail Maintenance Labourer (Full-Time, Application Deadline EXTENDED TO: May 30) View the Summer Student Trail Labourer job description and application details here. 2017 WORCA Dirt Camp Coaches (Full-Time & Part-Time, Application Deadline: EXTENDED TO May 20) View the Dirt Camp Coach job description and application details here. 2017 WORCA Bookkeeper (Part-Time, Application Deadline: May 20) View the Bookkeeper job description and application details here. Read more

Trail Open House Review

We would like to thank Forlise and Stonebridge for sponsoring our Trails Open House. It was great to see so many people from the community out on a stormy wintry night. We received a lot of great input and suggestions. This past Thursday (March 2) at the Trail Open House WORCA presented a draft conceptual vision for future trail development throughout the valley. Over the past year the trails sub-committee and board of directors have provided input and direction to come up ... Read more

Teamwork and Whistler’s Trail Network

Teamwork and Whistler's Trail Network When the snow melts in the Spring it’s time for WORCA’s trail crew to get the trail assessments in motion. The season will begin with trail inspections, as the trails become accessible. Once the condition of the trails have been assessed, the Trails and Planning Committee will put a trail maintenance plan into action, prioritizing those trails which are most in need of work. In 2017 the trail crew’s two larger projects will be Jane Lakes and Comfortably ... Read more