34°26° / 35°
12 - 18"

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 Ski Lessons

The "Try It" Lesson

Have you always wanted to "just try" skiing? The goal of this introductory lesson is to teach you how to navigate our beginner slope safely and how to ride the beginner chairlift.

Package Includes1.5 hour lesson, all day lift ticket, rental equipment
$59 - Online
$69 - Walk up

Saturdays, Sundays, holidays: 10am and 1pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12pm, 3pm
Thursday, Friday: 12pm, 3pm, 6pm

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The "Learn It" Lesson

If you goal is to learn the sport of skiing, this is the best lesson choice for your first day. In this lesson, we will teach you the foundational movements for parallel skiing on day 1 giving you the best foundation to learn the sport. 

Package Includes:  2-hour lesson, all-day lift ticket, rental equipment
$65 - Online
$75 - Walk up
$59 - After 4pm (available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)

Saturdays, Sundays, holidays: 10am and 1pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12pm, 3pm
Thursday, Friday: 12pm, 3pm, 6pm

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Mountain 3 Lessons

The best daily lesson choice if you are intermediate skier.  This group lesson has a max group size of just 3 students. This lesson in intended for guests who have skied before and would like to become intermediate or advanced skiers.

Full Package - Includes: 3-hour lesson, all-day lift ticket, rental equipment
$89 - Online
$99 - Walk up
$50 - Online LESSON ONLY
$55 - Walk up LESSON ONLY

Saturdays, Sundays: 1pm Only

Mountain 3 Clinic Schedule:  

Saturdays & Sundays:  1pm ONLY

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Multiple Day Lesson Programs

3-Week Beginner Session

The best lesson program to learn how to ski is this progressive 3-week series of lessons. Guests are grouped according to ability & motivations and coached by the same instructor for 3 consecutive weekends.

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

3-week Session students are eligible to purchase season pass for the remainder of the season for just $99 valid upon completion of the lesson program.

2015/16 3-Week Session Dates:

Saturday Sessions:

Session 1:  Jan. 9, 16, 23 @ 9:30 - 11:30

Session 3:  Feb. 6, 13, 20 @ 9:30 - 11:30

Sunday Sessions:

Session 2:  Jan. 10, 17, 24 @ 1:30 - 3:30pm

Session 4:  Feb. 7, 14, 21 @ 1:30 - 3:30pm

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PMTS 4-day All-Mountain Ski Camps

Until just recently, this level of instruction has only been available to the public through Harb Ski System in Colorado and Austria. Please use the links below to read the full descriptions of the camps. 


Green/Blue Camp - Saturday, Dec. 19 - Tuesday, Dec. 22
Short Turn Camp - Tuesday, Jan. 19 - Friday, Jan. 22
Blue/Dark Blue Camp - Tuesday, Feb. 16 - Friday, Feb. 19

If you have any questions about these camps, please Email Us.

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Space is limited, register today!

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.  Please note online registration is not available for private lessons.

Private Lesson Schedule:

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays:  $100 per hour; $200 - 3 hours
Monday-Thursday:  $70 per hour

Weekday (Mon-Thu) Private Lesson Package - $129
Includes: Lift ticket, Performance rental skis & boots, 1-hour private lesson

Add up to 2 people to a private lesson for $25 each - not available on Weekday Private Lesson Package.

Please call us at 651-258-4567 ext. 133 or email us if you have a question about any of our lesson programs. 







Friday - Sunday
10:00am to 6:00pm
Office Hours, Mon-Thu
9:00am to 4:00pm
Slope Hours, Mon-Thu

Upcoming Events

  • Opening Weekend
    Opening Weekend
    11/27/2015 , 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Hours for this weekend will be 10am-6pm Saturday, and Sunday.  We will be closed Monday, Nov. 30th - Thursday, Dec. 3rd and re-open on Friday, Dec. 4th. - For more information, including rates, view our Snow Report

  • Cyber Monday
    Cyber Monday
    11/30/2015 , 12:00 AM - 12:59 PM

    Cyber Monday Deals - Monday, November 30th!

    Unrestricted Lift Tickets - just $39 each
    *Can be purchased by anyone and used by anyone!* 
    Unrestricted Lift Ticket and Rental Package - just $59 each
    Night Lift Tickets (after 4pm any day) - just $25 each

    Remember these prices are valid Monday, November 30th only:

    Click here on Cyber Monday for great deals!