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®.
This is the daily group lesson schedule. Group lessons are 2 hours and will include no more than 5-6 students of similar ability level. Reservations are highly recommened for all lessons Monday-Friday. Please email us or call 651-258-4567 to make a reservation. Reservations for weekend lessons are not required.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Lessons at 12pm & 3pm
Thursday & Friday: Lessons at 12pm, 3pm, & 6pm
Saturdays: 10am, 1pm, and 3pm
Sundays & *Holidays: 10am, 1pm
A one-day package which includes a lift-ticket, ski or snowboard equipment rental, and a group lesson. Group Lesson = no more than 6 guests of similar ability level. This package is available at the Skilink Learning Center desk and ticket windows only.
2-hour beginner lesson, lift ticket and rental package - $69
After 4pm First Run Package - $59
New! Beginner Special - $49
Includes: A restricted lift ticket valid at magic carpet area, zero chairlift, and number one chairlift; rental equipment, and 2-hour lesson.
2-hour Group lesson only - $30
A progressive 3-week program that provides the highest value and results for those who wish to learn and/or become more profficient at the sport. The 3-week Session program features the PMTS Direct Parallel® teaching system. Students are grouped by ability and coached once a week for 3 consecutive weeks by the same coach. Advanced reservations and pre-payment via our OnLine Store are required for all Session Programs.
Each student will receive a season pass for the remainder of the current season once they complete the program. The season pass will be issued ONLY if the guest is present for all three specific scheduled session dates.
Lessons, lift tickets and rental equipment - $179 Register Now!
Lessons & lift tickets - $149 Register Now!
Lessons only - $90 Register Now!
2014/15 3-Week Session Dates:
Session 1: Jan. 3rd, 10th, and 17th @ 10am-12pm Each Week
Session 3: Feb. 7th, 14th, and 21st @ 10am-12pm Each Week
Session 2: Jan. 4th, 11th, and 18th @ 1pm-3pm Each Week
Session 4: Feb. 8th, 15th, and 22nd @ 1pm-3pm Each Week
We are offering three PMTS ski week camps at Welch Village during the 2014/15 season. Until now, this level of instruction has only been availble to the public through Harb Ski System in Colorado and Austria. Please use the links below to read the full descriptions of the camps.
Space is limited, register today in our OnLine Store.
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.
Weekdays: 2-Hour - $100; 1-Hour - $60
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays: 2-Hour - $150
*Add up to 2 people to any private lesson for $50 each.
Join us at the Mall of America for the Explore MN Slopes Ski and Snowboard Expo presented by Explore Minnesota and the MN Ski Areas Association! The event and parking is FREE. More information coming soon...
Welch Village is again one of the local ski area partners with the Warren Miller Film Tour. Get your tickets now at For more information, Click Here!
Join us for a large outdoor concert experience featuring the band "Lost Highway"! Tickets will be $10 at the gate. Food and beer garden will be available. More details to come!