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.
A one-hour lesson program which introduces the sport of skiing. The lesson takes place at the magic carpet learning area only. Explorers are taught the very basics of balance, controlling speed, and stopping. Students in this program will not be taken on the chairlift during the lesson. Snow Explorers is available on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only. Space is limited. Please arrive at least one hour prior to your lesson time and proceed directly to the SkiLink Learning Center. Snow Explorer students will receive rental equipment in the learning center.
Save time! Download and complete the Kid's Program Release Form before your arrival.
Lesson, lift-ticket, and rental equipment - $49
Rental & Lesson Only, age 4 only- $39
Add a helmet rental - $5
Kid's age 6-10 learn to ski or snowboard in a fun and exciting environment with instructors who love working with kids. Kid's Club is offered on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays at 10am and 1pm; lessons are 2 hours. Registration for walk-ins closes 30 minutes prior to the lesson time. Please arrive one hour early and come directly to the SkiLink Learning Center upon arrival your arrival. Kid's Club students will receive their rental equipment in the SkiLink Learning Center from our staff. Space is limited.
Save time! Download Kid's Program Release Form before your arrival.
Lesson, unrestricted lift ticket, and rental equipment - $69
New! Beginner Special - $49
Includes: A restricted lift ticket valid at magic carpet area, zero chairlift, and number one chairlift; rental equipment, and 2-hour lesson.
Lesson Only - $30
Add a helmet rental - $5
*15% off Season Pass Holder Discount is available with this program.
A progressive learning program for kids aged 6-10 offered on three consecutive weeks. Students will be grouped and coached according to ability level by the same instructor for three consecutive weeks. Parents will receive feedback about student's progress following each session.
NEW this season! All 3-week students will be given a free 2013/14 Season Pass upon completion of their 3-week session program. Guests must complete all 3 lesssons on the scheduled session dates to receive season pass. Guests must be beginners or low intermediates to qualify for this offer.
Lessons and Lift tickets Only - $139
Lessons Only - $90
2013/14 Session Dates:
Session 1: Jan. 4th, 12th, and 18th @ 10am
Session 3: Feb. 1st, 8th, and 15th @ 10am
Session 2: Jan. 5th, 12th, and 19th @ 1pm
Session 4: Feb. 2nd, 9th, and 16th @ 1pm
This is a two-day lesson program during the week of Christmas. There are two camps offered and space is limited in each. Holiday Camps are offered to kids age 6-10 and both skiing and snowboarders are welcome! All Holiday Camps require pre-payment and registration in our Online Store - Registration closes on Dec 25th.
2 days of Lessons, Lift tickets and Rental Equipment - $120
2 days of Lessons Only - $60
Holiday Kid's Camp 1 (Dec. 26th and 27th; 10am-12pm)
Holiday Kid's Camp 2 (Dec. 26th and 27th; 1pm-3pm)
*15% off Season Pass Holder Discount is available with this program by using the Member's Only Tab in our Online Store! This discount is for the Pass Holder only. To access the Member's Only page, you will need your pass #. If you do not know your pass #, go to our Guest Lookup page. Once there, look to the bottom to the line marked "Passes". Click there to find your valid pass #.
Receive one-one attention from one of our best coaches. All private lessons require an advanced reservation and deposit. We recommend private lessons for intermediate to advanced skiers only. We urge beginner students to join the Kid's Club or Snow Explorer programs. Please call the learning desk at 651-258-4567 ext. 133 to make your reservation.
One Hour Private Lesson - $55
Add up to 2 people per private lesson - $35 each
Lessons for children ages 4-5 are only available on weekends and holidays. Advanced reservations are recommended for weekday lessons for ages 6-10. Please email us or call 651-258-4567 ext. 133 if you are interested in taking a lesson. Thank you
Beginner lesson, lift ticket and rental equipment - $69
Special Beginner Option - $49
Lesson Only - $30
*15% off Season Pass Holder Discount is available with this program in our SkiLink Learning Center! This discount is for the Pass Holder only.
The Pond Skip will take place Saturday, March 22nd at 1pm. More details to come!
Wayne's Ski and Cycle from Mason City, IA will be here on March 8-9 selling new skis, snowboards, boots, clothing, and other winter gear. The sale will take place on the second floor of the main chalet, in the west end.