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3-Week Beginner Sessions

A progressive learn to snowboard program that includes 3 lessons on 3 consecutive weekend days. Students are placed into small groups on the first day then coached by the same instructor for 3 weeks in a row.  The 3 week session program is simply the best program to learn how to snowboard the right way.  Lessons are two hours each week.

Full Package - $199
Includes: Lessons, lift tickets, and rental equipment each week.
Lessons & tickets only - $159
Lessons only - $99

2016/17 3-Week Session Schedule:
Saturday Sessions:
Session 1: Jan. 7, 14, 21 @ 9:30 - 11:30am
Session 3: Feb. 11, 18, 25 @ 9:30 - 11:30am
Sunday Sessions:
Session 2: Jan. 8, 15, 22 @ 1:30 - 3:30pm
Session 4: Feb. 12, 19, 26 @ 1:30 - 3:30pm

3-Week Session Program purchases only include lessons, tickets, and rental equipment on the scheduled session dates that are purchased.  Make up dates due to absences are not available.  Refunds are not available.


First Run Package

A one day,  two hour lesson program which will teach you the very basics on your first day.  This lesson will take place on flat and very gentle terrain.  Ask about using one of our new Burton Learn to Ride beginner snowboards!  Please check-in at the SkiLink Desk ONE HOUR before the lesson begins.

Package Includes2 hour lesson, all day lift ticket, rental equipment
$69 - Online*
$79 - Walk up

Beginner Lesson Package Available:
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays**: 10am, 1pm 
**Holidays include Dec. 26 thru Jan. 1, 2017; Jan. 16, 2017 and Feb. 20, 2017
For lesson availability Tuesday-Friday call 651-258-4567 ext. 133 or Email us.    

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*Must be purchased at least 1 day ahead of time 

Women's Ride & Wine -  Beginner & Advanced Beginner 

A fun and unique lesson experience which combines women, snowboarding, wine, and local cheese (donated by Ferndale Market ferndalemarketonline.com)! This program is available for women only age 21 and older. The snowboard lesson is 1:15pm - 4pm; wine, cheese, and socializing immediately follows.  Space is Limited!

All-Inclusive package - $79
Includes: 3-hour beginner snowboard lesson, lift ticket, Burton LTR rental equipment w/ helmet. 
Lesson & Rental Only - $60
Lift Ticket & Lesson Only - $60
Lesson Only - $50

Women can now register for two options based on their ability. There is a Beginner Group for women who have never snowboarded before. The Advanced Beginner Group is for those who have snowboarded once or twice and want to gain more confidence on the green runs.  

2016-17 Ride & Wine Dates: 
Saturday, Jan. 7th
Saturday, Feb. 4th
Saturday, March 4th

Register Now for Jan. 7th

Tour de Welch

A 4-hour ride around Welch Village with one of our best certified snowboard coaches.  You will receive advanced coaching while you also discover some hidden gems of the property.  By the end of your "tour", you will have ridden most, if not all, of the runs that Welch Village offers. Form your own group of up to 3 people and reserve for own Tour De Welch lesson.  Tour de Welch is offered every Sunday from 11am-3pm.

Program Fee - $199 (includes up to 3 people)

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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.    

Private Lesson Schedule:

$100 per hour
Add up to 2 people to any private lesson for $25 each

Private Lesson Package - $159
Includes: Full day lift ticket & standard rental package

Questions?  Please call the Learning Center at 651-258-4567 ext. 133 or email us!

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Dec 24th
9am to 2pm
Dec 25th
Closed All Day
Dec 26 - Dec 30
9am to 9pm
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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!
    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!