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. All of our ski instruction programs use PMTS Direct Parallel®.
Beginner Day Camp
Learn to ski parallel in just one day. This is a one-day, all-day, beginner lesson program for adult skiers (age 13+). Lesson starts at 10:30am (break for lunch around noon) and ends at 3pm. Small group format, max number 4-6 guests per group. Your group will be led by one of our PMTS Direct Parallel accredited coaches. Space is limited!
Available: Saturdays & Sundays ONLY. Lesson time - 10:30am-3pm. Space is Limited. Not available Dec. 28-29.
Full Package includes: lessons, all-day lift ticket, and rental equipment $109 - Online $129 - Walk up
An introductory lesson teaching how to navigate the beginner area and beginner chairlift. The First Run lesson is also designed for guests who have taken a long break from skiing and/or have not used modern shaped skis. The First Run package includes a limited lift ticket which allows access on the magic carpet & beginner chairlift only. After the completion of the lesson, there is an upgrade option to an unlimited ticket, valid for all chairlifts, for a $20 additional charge.
Available: Saturdays, Sundays, & *holidays at 10am & 1pm; available at 1pm only Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays starting Dec. 18th. *Holiday Hours: Dec. 23, Dec. 26 - Jan. 3rd; January 20 (MLK); Feb. 17 (Presidents' Day)
Full Package Includes: 2-hour beginner lesson, standard rental equipment, & beginner lift ticket valid for magic carpet and beginner chairlift area only. Upgrade to a full lift ticket for $20 after your lesson. $70 - Online* $80 - Walk up $40 - Lesson Only (season pass holder rate) *Must be purchased at least 1 day ahead of time online to get this price.
Learn to ski parallel in just one weekend. This weekend lesson program includes an all day lesson each day 10:30 - 3pm. This camp is designed for brand new skiers or skiers who have skied just a couple of times before. Or, skiers who have taken a significant break from the sport and/or desire coaching on how to use shaped skis. Space is limited in this program.
Program Dates: Saturday, January 11th & Sunday, January 12th; Lesson takes place 10:30am - 3pm each day.
Full Package Includes: Two full day lessons, standard rental equipment rental each day, unlimited lift ticket each day. $229 - Full Package $139 - Lesson Only
Learn the basics of skiing under the lights on Saturday Nights on new beginner area with a new 200 foot long magic carpet lift. This affordable package is a great way to spend time with family, friends or as part of your church, scout, or other service group. The Saturday Night Alive package includes a beginner lesson, a standard equipment rental package, and a limited beginner lift ticket which allows access to the magic carpet and beginner chairlift and slope. After the completion of the lesson, there is an upgrade option to an unlimited ticket, valid for all chairlifts, for a $20 additional charge.
Full Package: Includes beginner lesson (4-6pm), equipment rental, beginner lift ticket valid for magic carpet and beginner chairlift area only. Upgrade to a full lift ticket for $20 after your lesson. $45 - Full Package: Available online only. Available for guests age 8 and older. Space is limited.
Saturday Night Alive dates: Every Saturday Night December 28th - March 7th