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Welch Village is the only licensed PMTS Direct Parallel® ski school in the country. PMTS Direct Parallel® is unique - it's a complete modern teaching system that does not use the wedge or "snow plow." All movements taught in our system utilize modern ski design and create and maintain balance. The system teaches expert skiing movements to all ability levels using Student Centered Ski Instruction™ which uses a student's needs and motivations to design a learning environment.


Snow Explorers

A one-hour program for 4 & 5 yr. olds introducing the sport of skiing.  This program takes place at the magic carpet learning area only. Snow Explorers ARE NOT taken on the chairlift during the lesson. Please check-in at the SkiLink Desk one-hour before the lesson begins.

REQUIRED - Download and complete the Kid's Program Release Form before your arrival.

Package includes: One-Hour Lesson, full-day lift ticket, rental equipment

$55 - Walk up
$30 - Lesson Only

*Must be purchased at least 1 day ahead of time to get this price.

Snow Explorers is only available:
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays**: 10am and 1pm through March 6th ONLY

Beginners Club

This 2-hour beginner lesson program introduces parallel ski movements to kids age 6-12. Kids who have already skied before should consider the Wedge Buster lesson program.  Please check-in at the SkiLink Desk one-hour before your lesson begins.

REQUIRED - Download Kid's Program Release Form before your arrival.

Package Includes: 2-hour lesson, full day lift ticket, rental equipment

$75 - Walk up
$35 - Walk up Lesson Only

Beginners Club lessons available:
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays**: 10am and 1pm through March 6th Only

Students will receive their rental equipment in the Main Rental Center for all Tuesday-Friday lessons.

Wedge Busters

A 2-hour lesson program for kids age 6-12 who have skied before and are able to ride the beginner chairlift unassisted. Students are taught parallel ski movements that will help to eliminate the wedge/snowplow. More experienced skiers will be taught more advanced skills to enhance their parallel turns even further.  Please check-in at the SkiLink Desk one-hour before the lesson begins.

Package Includes: 2-hour lesson, full day lift ticket, rental equipment
$75 - Walk up
$35 - Walk up Lesson Only

Wedge Busters Lessons Available:
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays**: 1pm ONLY through March 6th ONLY

Package includes: Two Hour Lesson, full-day lift ticket, rental equipment


Private Lessons

Get one-on-one attention from an experienced coach. Space is very limited on weekends.  Private lessons are available more often on weekdays.  Please call 651-258-4567 ext. 133 to make your reservation.     Please note online registration is not available for private lessons.  

Private Lesson Schedule:

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays:  $100 per hour; $200 - 3 hours

*Add up to 2 people to any private lesson for $25 each.


If you have questions about any lesson programs, please call the SkiLink Performance Center at 651-258-4567 ext. 133.  You can also email us at skilink@welchvillage.com

**Holiday Dates: 12/26/15 - 01/01/16, 1/18/2016 and 2/15/16**

Office Hours Monday - Thursday
9am to 3pm
Office Hours Friday
9am to Noon

Upcoming Events

  • Spartan Sprint
    Spartan Sprint
    06/25/2016 , 07:30 AM

    Spartans are taking over the Welch Village Ski Resort.  This Spartan Sprint promises to test racers with a good mixture of 20+ obstacles, challenging ski slopes and hills, and no shortage of early morning fog, mud, water, and wind. Make no mistake, even the bunny hills become quad-searing challenges.  Sign up today!