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Alpine Ski Racing D-Team Program

The Welch Village D-Team is a ski development program which provides a junior racing venue to develop the skiing skills of each athlete.  Welch Village is part of the Midwest Sports Development League (MSDL).  The program emphasizes safety, enjoyment, fun, and learning at all times. 

Any skier can join the Welch Village D-team as long as they fit the age and ability requirements.  Athletes need to be between the ages of 6-17, age is determined by birthdate on Sept. 1st.  All athletes must be intermediate skiers and must be able to ride the chairlift without the assistance of an adult.  Skiers should be able to ski all green runs and most blue runs at Welch Village under control while making turns. All athletes are required to wear helmets & goggels at all times.

Program consists of 7 training days at Welch Village and 4 races, 3 of which take place at other ski areas in the area. 

Saturday Program

Program Fee - $375 
Includes: 11 weeks of coaching, 7 practice days and 4 races.

Online Registration is now closed.  To be considered for late registration, please contact the Saturday Head Coach, Lynn Reeves.

Practice days are available on the below Saturdays listed only. Saturday athletes cannot practice on Sundays. Coaching fee does not include the costs of a season pass or lift tickets for away races. 

Saturday Practice Schedule: 9:30am - 2:30pm; break 11:30 - 12:30
Practice Dates: Dec. 10, 17; Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 11, 18
Race Schedule: Jan. 21 @ Welch Village; Feb. 4 @ Welch Village; Feb. 25 @ Buck Hill; Mar. 4 @ Mt. Kato

Questions about the Saturday Alpine D-Team?  Please contact the Saturday Head Coach, Lynn Reeves.

Sunday Program

Program Fee -  $375   
Includes: 11 weeks of coaching, 7 practice days and 4 races.  

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Practice days are available on the listed Sundays below only.  Sunday athletes cannot practice in the Saturday program.  Coaching fee does not include the costs of a season pass or lift tickets for away races. 

Sunday Practice Schedule: 12pm - 4pm; break 2-2:30pm
Practice Dates: Dec. 11, 18; Jan. 8, 15, 29; Feb. 12, 19
Race Schedule: Jan. 22 @ Welch Village; Feb. 5 @ Welch Village; Feb. 26th @ Wild Mountain; March 5th@ Afton Alps

Questions about the Sunday Alpine D-Team?  Contact Peter Zotalis

Thursday Night Training

 An 8-week extra training program for current Saturday or Sunday Welch Village D-Team members.  Training takes place on 8 Thursday nights from 6-8pm.  All athletes meet in front on the SkiLink Learning Center.  Thursday night training sessions will include a combination of free ski and gate drills as well as full course training.  

Program Fee: $150 
Thursday Night Training dates: Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2nd 

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If you have a question about Thursday night training, please contact Peter Zotalis via email at peter@welchvillage.com


Race Camps

Thanksgiving Race Camp

  • Saturday, Nov. 26th, 2016 and Sunday, Nov. 27th, 2016
  • Training from 9am-3pm each day (break from noon-1pm)
  • Cost: $99
  • Training will consist of a combination of free-ski drills, gate drills, full gate training (weather dependent), and video analysis.
  • Each camper receives a camp t-shirt or hat.

Camp to be rescheduled


Holiday Race Camp

  • 3-day camp: Dec. 29, 30, and 31, 2016
  • Training 9am-12pm each day
  • Cost: $99
  • Training will consist of a combination of free-ski drills, gate drills, full gate training, timed speed trials, and video analysis.
  • Each camper receives a camp t-shirt

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Monday-Thursday
10am to 9pm
Friday-Saturday
9am to 10pm
Sunday
9am to 9pm
Dec 24th
9am to 2pm
Dec 25th
Closed All Day
Dec 26 - Dec 30
9am to 9pm
All events

Upcoming Events

  • Live Music - Ilika Ward
    Live Music - Ilika Ward
    Main Chalet Stage
    12/10/16 , 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Email: events@welchvillage.com

    Live Music on our main chalet stage featuring IIika Ward from 4-6pm.

  • Instructor Hiring Clinic
    Instructor Hiring Clinic
    Second Clinic Added - Think Cold Weather!
    12/10/16 - 12/11/16 , 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Email: skilink@welchvillage.com
    If you are interested in becoming one of our ski or snowboard instructors you will need to attend one of our instructor hiring clinics on Saturday, December 10th OR Sunday, December 11th.  RSVP to skilink@welchvillage.com
  • Opening Weekend!
    Opening Weekend!
    #WinterisHereforRealThisTime
    12/10/16 - 12/11/16 , 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Hours this weekend are 9am-10pm Saturday and 9am-9pm on Sunday!  Get here and enjoy winter!