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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®.

First Run Package

An introductory lesson teaching how to navigate the beginner area and 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.  

Full Package Includes:  2-hour group lesson, full-day lift ticket, rental equipment
$79 - Online* 
$89 - Walk up

Available: Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays** at 10am & 1pm only
Weekday availability: TBD
*Must be purchased at least 1 day ahead of time online to get this price. 
**Holidays include Dec. 26 - Jan 2; Jan 15 (MLK) & Feb. 19 (President's Day) 

Adult Beginner Boot Camp (New!)

Learn to ski parallel in just one day - guaranteed! 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!  

Full Package includes: lessons, all-day lift ticket, and rental equipment
$119 - Online
$139 - Walk up

Available:  Saturdays only 10:30am-3pm

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.

$100 per hour; add up to 2 guests to a private lesson for $25 each. 

Private Lesson Package - $169
Includes: Full day lift ticket & standard rental package; High Performance equipment upgrade $10 (based on availability)

Questions?  Please call us at  651-258-4567 ext. 133 or email us.  

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Upcoming Events

  • Warren Miller Film Tour
    Warren Miller Film Tour
    Oct. 27 - 28

    Join us at the State Theatre in Minneapolis for the Warren Miller Film Tour and the premier of this year's film, "Line of Descent". 
    Click Here for details and tickets!