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2017/18 Alpine Ski Racing D-Team Program

The Welch Village D-Team is a ski development program which provides a junior racing venue to develop the skiing skills of each athlete.  Welch Village is part of the Midwest Sports Development League (MSDL).  The program emphasizes safety, enjoyment, fun, and learning at all times. 

Any skier can join the Welch Village D-team as long as they fit the age and ability requirements.  Athletes need to be between the ages of 6-17, age is determined by birth date on Sept. 1st.  All athletes must be at least intermediate skiers and be able to ride the chairlift without the assistance of an adult.  Skiers should be able to ski all green runs and most blue runs at Welch Village under control while making turns in order to register for this program.  

All athletes are required to wear helmets & goggles at all times.  

Program consists of 7 training days at Welch Village and 4 races, 3 of which take place at other ski areas in the area. 

Saturday Program

Program Fee: coming soon!
Includes: 11 weeks of coaching, 7 practice days and 4 races.

Practice days are available on the below Saturdays listed only. Saturday athletes cannot practice on Sundays. Coaching fee does not include the costs of a Welch Village season pass or lift tickets for away races. 

Saturday Practice Schedule: 9:30am - 2:30pm; break 11:30 - 12:30
Practice Dates: Dec. 16, 30; Jan. 6, 13, 27; Feb. 10, 17
Race Schedule: Jan. 20 @ Mt. Kato; Feb. 3 @ Trollhaugen; Feb. 24th @ Buck Hill; Mar. 3rd @ Welch Village

Questions about the Saturday Alpine D-Team?  Please contact the Saturday Head Coach, Lynn Reeves.

Sunday Program

Program fee: coming soon!

Includes: 11 weeks of coaching, 7 practice days and 4 races.

Practice days are available on the listed Sundays below only.  Sunday athletes cannot practice in the Saturday program.  Coaching fee does not include the costs of a Welch Village season pass or lift tickets for away races. 

Sunday Practice Schedule: 12pm - 4pm; break 2-2:30pm
Practice Dates: Dec. 17, 31; Jan. 7, 14, 28; Feb. 11, 18
Race Schedule: Jan. 221@ Powder Ridge; Feb. 4 @ Wild Mountain; Feb. 25th @ Buck Hill; March 4th@ Welch Village

Questions about the Sunday Alpine D-Team?  Contact Peter Zotalis

Thursday Night D-Team Training

 An 8-week extra training program for current Saturday or Sunday Welch Village D-Team members.  Training takes place on 8 Thursday nights from 6-8pm.  All athletes meet in front on the SkiLink Learning Center.  Thursday night training sessions will include a combination of free ski and gate drills as well as full course training.  

Program Fee: $150 
Thursday Night Training dates: Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2nd 

REGISTER NOW

If you have a question about Thursday night training, please contact Peter Zotalis via email at peter@welchvillage.com


Race Camps

Thanksgiving Race Camp

  • Saturday, Nov. 26th, 2016 and Sunday, Nov. 27th, 2016
  • Training from 9am-3pm each day (break from noon-1pm)
  • Cost: $99
  • Training will consist of a combination of free-ski drills, gate drills, full gate training (weather dependent), and video analysis.
  • Each camper receives a camp t-shirt or hat.

Camp to be rescheduled


Holiday Race Camp

  • 3-day camp: Dec. 29, 30, and 31, 2016
  • Training 9am-12pm each day
  • Cost: $99
  • Training will consist of a combination of free-ski drills, gate drills, full gate training, timed speed trials, and video analysis.
  • Each camper receives a camp t-shirt
  • Registration Deadline - Tuesday, Dec. 29th

REGISTER NOW

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday
9am-3pm
Office Hours: Friday
9am-Noon
Saturday Mountain Bike Park Hours
10am-5pm
Sunday Mountain Bike Park Hours
11am-5pm
MTB Park Fridays ( 7/28, 8/25, 9/29, 10/6 only)
3pm-7pm

Upcoming Events

  • Ski and Snowboard Swap & Sale
    Ski and Snowboard Swap & Sale
    Wayne's Ski & Cycle and Tyrol Ski Shop
    Get great deals on brand new ski & snowboard gear from Wayne's Ski and Cycle and Tyrol Ski Shops! 
    Sale hours: Friday, Oct. 6th 4pm-9pm; Saturday, Oct. 7th 10am-5pm
    More details coming soon! 
  • 2017 Fall Season Pass Sale
    2017 Fall Season Pass Sale
    Buy your 2017/18 Winter Pass Early and Save!
    09/01/17 - 10/08/17 ,
    Individual season passes, Family Season Passes, Limited Season Passes, and Night Club Season Passes go on sale beginning September 1st! 
  • 2017 Bakkelyka Brew
    2017 Bakkelyka Brew
    Craft Beer & Music Event
    10/07/17 , 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Save the date!  More details coming soon...