For 2015, the Board of Directors of WORCA will continue the procedure for the processing of waivers in which all WORCA members are required to sign in order to participate in WORCA events. Every member will have to complete and sign a full size, full colour, Waiver Form which will be obtained from the registration table at WORCA events. Members will be required to sign a hard copy waiver as well as the waiver online.
We understand that this will cause some inconvenience at the start of the season and may result in longer delays in processing riders prior to events. In order to minimize these delays and inconvenience, the Board will supply more staff to assist with the processing of waivers at events. We ask you to please ensure you come early for registration for Toonie rides during the first few weeks while the majority of the new waivers will be processed. We will also have a booth set up at the annual Bike Swap to process membership applications and waivers.
The Board apologizes for any inconvenience and thanks you for your understanding.
2015 Membership Costs
|Adult (18 and Over)||$50*|
|Child (12 and Under)||$15*|
*Purchase a WORCA Trail Pass for $10 (worth $15) when you sign up
How to Buy
Purchase at a WORCA event – Memberships are sold at every WORCA event throughout the season. On-site memberships are payable by cash, cheque or credit card.
Purchase Online – The membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March. Online purchase for the new season is available on April 1st.Purchase WORCA Membership
Membership Perks and Discounts
WORCA Event Entry
- Eligibility for entry into WORCA hosted events such as the weekly Toonie Rides, Phat Wednesday DH Series, West Side Wheel Up, Monday Night Rides, Special events, as well as skills clinics and the youth program.
Trek Dirt Series
- The Trek Dirt Series offers WORCA members a 10% discount on their mountain bike camps. There are five in Whistler — three women’s only and two co-ed — as well as others in awesome riding destinations from SilverStar to Fruita. Visit www.dirtseries.com for a full schedule. When registering online, enter the following promotion code: WORCA15. This will automatically deduct 10% from the price. Camps usually fill up quite a ways in advance, so think of registering early. The Trek Dirt Series covers cross-country and downhill skills, so whether you want to improve your skills for toonie races or smile bigger in the park, you’ll be set. Plus, they do such a great job that well over 50% of the participants are returning campers or referred by friends. Have fun.
- a 10% discount on their new backcountry accommodations & their multi-day guided backcountry trips. Visit www.tyaxadventures.com for more details.
Whistler Adventure School
- The Whistler Adventure School offers WORCA members 50% off Bicycle Mechanic Courses. Fix you own bikes or start a career as a bike mechanic, instructor Steve Reid will teach students how to build bikes from scratch, repair common bike issues and be proficient in bicycle mechanics. Choose from the 15 Hour Fundamentals of Bike Mechanic Program – $500 value now only $250 or the 60 Hour Bicycle Mechanic Certification Program 2 for 1 – $2000 value for only $1000 (Only $500 each). Click here for full details on the partner flyer.
- Adults have so many camps to send their kids to, but little for themselves… have no fear, ZEP have designed some key programs to offer the Sea to Sky locals a chance to progress their riding through the season, with like minded people, no kiddies and professional, experienced, PMBI Certified instructors. Programs include: Women’s FUNdamentals, Intro to DH, Jumps, Drops and Berms, Tech Savy. These programs are available to anyone and riders in the Sea to Sky Corridor who are also members of WORCA, SORCA, PVTA Cycling Clubs will get a 20% DISCOUNT! For further information please check out the ZEP website.
Joining WORCA means you care about trails and about the future of mountain biking in your community. Your membership dues support trail maintenance and advocacy, youth development and provides training and equipment to WORCA trail builders.
WORCA’s trail maintenance projects don’t stop at our municipal boundaries. Our efforts extend to trails on crown land and in areas like Pemberton and Spruce Lake in partnership with groups like the Pemberton Valley Trails Association and the Gold Bridge Trails Associaiton.
You help keep our trails OPEN!
Recently WORCA has partnered with groups like the Community Foundation of Whistler’s Environmental Legacy Fund, the Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment, the Whistler-Blackcomb Environmental Fund, and others to put even more resources into our local trails.
WORCA is Whistler’s mountain bike advocacy group, working with developers, governments and government agencies, utilities like B.C. Hydro, crown corporations like B.C. Rail, private land owners, timber companies and tenure holders to keep trails open to everybody — hikers, bikers, dog walkers, trail runners, everybody.
Last but not least, with more than a thousand members WORCA is a great way to meet riders around the valley. If you’re new in town or new to mountain biking, WORCA is a good place to start.