What is a Weekend Getaway?

A Weekend Getaway is a marriage conference uniquely designed to enrich your relationship.

What will we get from the weekend?

Who will be leading the sessions?

Neil & Sharol Josephson

FamilyLife Directors
Neil and Sharol are the directors of FamilyLife Canada and have been ministering to couples as marriage and family pastors for years.
They are frequent speakers at the Weekend Getaway and their sense of humour, love for God, and passion for families endear them to people of all ages.

Dave & Rushia Klassen

FamilyLife Speakers
Dave and Rushia have worked with Athletes in Action since 1989 and have been speaking at Familylife conferences for 15 years. Their funny, candid and honest approach to sharing make them easy and enjoyable to listen to.

Keith & Sheila Gregoire

FamilyLife Speakers
Keith & Sheila Gregoire have been married for 25 years and happily married for 20. Sheila is an award-winning marriage author, speaker and blogger. Keith is a community pediatrician and educator at Queen’s University. Together they spend a lot of time driving around North America in an RV, and FaceTiming with their two grown daughters.

Paul & Eleanor Henderson

FamilyLife Speakers
Most known for his “goal of the century” Paul had a lengthy and exciting hockey career with a loving and supportive Eleanor always by his side. Paul and Eleanor have been involved with FamilyLife for over 20 years, and are still speaking occasionally at Weekend Getaway marriage conferences.

Ryan & Jennifer Walter

FamilyLife Speakers
Ryan and Jennifer Walter have been married for 30 years. Ryan played and coached in the NHL for 17 seasons and won a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens. He has also authored 5 books. Jennifer is a writer, editor and speaker.

Walt & Anne Moodie

FamilyLife Speakers
After raising their family – including 8 grandchildren – and retiring from dual careers in banking and real estate, Walt and Anne are now happily retired. But they’re not slowing down. Golf, sailing, travel, volunteering and marriage mentoring keep them busy. The Moodies are as well rounded as they are loved.

Where can we attend a weekend getaway conference?

Who else will be there?

31%
Married 0-5 yrs
26%
Married 20+ yrs
10%
Re-married
Under 29 20%
Age 30-39 30%
Age 40-49 25%
Age 50-59 20%
60+ 5%

Will it really make a difference?

“We came with a good marriage. We leave with a hope for a great marriage because we have identified areas of focus”
husband 28 yrs, Niagara-on-the-Lake
I didn’t know what to expect having never attended anything like this. I have been blown away by the wisdom, authenticity and truth that has been presented. Thank you for not talking from stereotypes or making us feel guilty if we aren’t the …Christian stereotypical wife/husband. Thank you for your honesty.”
wife 6 yrs, Banff
Three weeks ago we had a conflict that nearly ended our 10 year marriage. This weekend has given us enlightenment, hope, encouragement and strength to re-focus our marriage. We will be sharing our experiences with all who may benefit from our growth.
husband 10 yrs, Victoria

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What will it cost?

Regular Rate

$380.
  • Per Couple ($190 per person)
  • Regular rate is available until each event start date.

Early Bird

$280.
  • Per Couple ($140 per person)
  • Sign up early and save $100. Offer available for all locations and expires approximately 11 days before each conference start date.

Pastors

$180.
  • Per Couple ($90 per person)
  • Available for all pastors serving a congregation in a local church. This is our way of saying thank you for serving your church

Group Rate

$900.
  • 5 Couples ($90 per person)
  • Groups must be registered 2 days before event start date. Registrations within the group are non-refundable but may be transferred to another couple or location. *Any couples above the minimum 5 can be added at the group rate of $180/couple. The group rate also applies to gift certificates when bought in multiples of 5.

* $6 processing fee will be applied to each couple’s registration *

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Registration rates do not include hotel, meals or parking.

Guests are responsible for booking their own accommodations. Be sure to mention you are a guest with FamilyLife for the discounted room rate. Rates and offers may not be combined.

What will we do?

Schedule

The weekend is a blend of full group sessions and downtime for the two of you -­ in fact a date night is built right in. The sessions have a workshop feel, mixing great information with time and tools for you to process what you are learning. And we mean just the two of you. There is no awkward sharing with strangers.
5:00-7:00 Registration
7:00-9:00 Love That Lasts: Marriage Oneness
9:00-10:00 We Need To Talk
10:00-11:00 Couples Project
11:00-12:30 Oneness in Disguise
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:30 I Do. No Clue.
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-5:00 Great Sex Equation
Saturday Evening Date Night
9:00-9:15 How Well Do You Know Your Mate?
9:15-10:00 The Heart Of Marriage
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 5 Things Your Spouse Wants You To Know
11:15-11:45 Couples Project
11:45-12:30 Together For Good: Oneness Plan

Our marriage is worth it. Sign us up!

Register online or call 1-800-247-3180

FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Whistler

Nov 4-6, 2016 | Fairmont Chateau Whistler

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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Blue Mountain

Nov 18-20, 2016 | Blue Mountain Resort

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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Jasper

Nov 18-20, 2016 | Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Calgary (Mandarin ONLY)

Nov 18-20, 2016 | Calgary, AB

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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Edmonton (Mandarin ONLY)

Nov 25-27, 2016 | Edmonton, AB

Early Bird and Group rate expire Oct 31, 2016
酒店: 1-780-484-8000
研习会酒店住宿: $114/每晚 (includes breakfast)
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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Victoria

Feb 17-19, 2017 | Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa

Early Bird expires Feb 6, 2017
Hotel: 1-800-268-1133
Getaway Hotel Room Rate: $140/night
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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Calgary (Cantonese ONLY)

Feb 17-19, 2017 | Calgary, AB

Early Bird and Group rate expire Jan 23, 2017
酒店: 1-888-774-7716
研习会酒店住宿: $139/每晚 (includes breakfast)
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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Kelowna

March 3-5, 2017 | Delta Grand Okanagan Resort

Early Bird expires Feb 20, 2017
Hotel: 1-800-465-4651 or 250-763-4500
Getaway Hotel Room Rate: $139/night
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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Niagara Falls

March 10-12, 2017 | Marriott Niagara Falls Gateway on the Falls

Early Bird expires Feb 27, 2017
Hotel: 1-877-353-2557
Getaway Hotel Room Rate: $129/night
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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Banff

April 7-9, 2017 | Fairmont Banff Springs

Early Bird expires Mar 27, 2017
Hotel: 1-800-441-1414 or 403-762-6866
Getaway Hotel Room Rate: $169/night + $16 resort fee/night
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FamilyLife Canada Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Montebello

April 21-23, 2017 | Fairmont Le Château Montebello

Early Bird expires April 10, 2017
Hotel: 1-800-441-1414
Getaway Hotel Room Rate: $149/night + $11 resort fee/night
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FamilyLife Weekend Getaway marriage conference - Halifax, NS

May 5-7, 2017 | Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

Early Bird expires April 24, 2017
Hotel: 1-800-565-5075 or 902-627-2600
Getaway Hotel Room Rate: $125/night & up
This location only: includes a full hot breakfast!
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