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2018-2019 Information, dates, & pricing.  2019-2020 information, dates, & pricing for these programs will become available in mid-September.  Thank you!

First Ride 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. If you want just a lesson, it can be purchased at the Learning Center.The First Run package includes a limited lift ticket which allows access on the magic carpet & beginner chairlift only. Upgrade to a full lift ticket after the completion of your lesson for just $20.

Available: Saturdays and Sundays at 10am & 1pm
During holiday hours, the First Run is available at 10am and 1pm. 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.
$65 - Online*
$75 - Walk up
$40 - Lesson Only
*Must be purchased at least 1 day ahead of time online to get this price.

Women's Ride & Wine - 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! This is a Beginner Group for women who have never snowboarded before. 


Ride & Wine Pricing:  **All options below a wine & cheese social hour at the conclusion of the lesson! 

Full Package - $80
Includes: 3-hour lesson, lift ticket, rental equipment w/helmet
Lesson & Rental Only: $60
Lift Ticket & Lesson Only: $60
Lesson Only: $50 

Register Now! Space is limited! 

Private Snowboard Lessons

Get one-on-one attention from an experienced coach. Private snowboard lessons are available Fridays at 1pm, 3pm, and 6pm.  Weekends & holidays at 10am and 1pm. 

Please call 651-258-4567 ext. 133 to make your reservation.

$59 per hour; add up to 2 people to any private lesson for $25 each

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

Upcoming Events

  • Job Fairs
    Job Fairs
    Thursday, October 24th and Saturday, October 26th
    One of the best ways to earn a spot on the Welch Village team is to attend one of our Job Fair events.  We are holding a Job Fair on both Thursday, Oct. 24th (4-7pm) and Saturday, Oct. 26th (10am-2pm) in the main chalet at Welch Village.  Meet our department managers, learn about available job positions, and interview on the spot! 
  • Fall Ski & Snowboard Sale
    Fall Ski & Snowboard Sale
    with Wayne's Ski & Cycle and Tyrol Ski Shop
    10/25/19 - 10/26/19 ,
    Email: info@welchvillage.com
    A huge sale with great deals on brand new skis, snowboards, boots, and winter gear.  All items provided by Wayne's Ski & Cycle and Tyrol Ski Shop. Great deals on used gear us well.  All Swap information listed on FB event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/506461376588947/
    Sale hours Friday (10/25) 4-9pm; Saturday (10/26) 10am - 5pm