A weekend getaway to
strengthen your marriage

All-Inclusive Marriage Enrichment Retreat

The All-Inclusive Marriage Enrichment Retreat provides couples with the most focused care and attention from our marriage speakers. As you go through the proven principles of the Hope Restored marriage intensive program, you’ll have ample time to workshop what you’ve learned and dive deeper into the subject matter with our speakers.

Plus, you’ll enjoy a weekend away at one of our two luxury retreat centres in Alberta and Manitoba, with all food and details provided for, and a chance to relax in the surrounding natural landscape. All-Inclusive Retreats take place from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon with approximately 5 to 7 couples per retreat.

Why should I go?

  • You’ll receive the most focused teaching from our counsellors as you dive deeper into the program.
  • You’ll have lots of opportunity to workshop these principles and practice applying them to your own marriage.
  • All meals and snacks are provided during your stay – and dietary restrictions can easily be accommodated for you and your spouse.
  • You’ll be able to stay in our luxury private suites that include a fireplace, private bathroom, king- or queen-sized bed, kitchenette, and sitting area.
  • Both of our retreat centres are surrounded by beautiful, natural landscapes, providing you with a restful retreat experience where you can truly relax with your spouse.

Upcoming dates and locations

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Luxury, resort-style accommodations

Surrounded by the calm of nature, our retreat centres offer the space for you and your spouse to truly escape the daily distractions of life and focus on your most important relationship: your marriage!

Alberta Retreat Centre

Focus on the Family Canada’s Alberta retreat centre is nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, surrounded by 66 acres of Albertan wilderness. Located about 15 minutes southwest of Calgary, AB, it’s the perfect place to truly come away from the busyness of life and focus on your relationship with your spouse.

Your accommodations include:

  • A stay in one of five beautiful private suites with a fireplace, private bathroom, king-sized bed, kitchenette and sitting area.
  • Numerous quiet, secluded areas to relax and unwind.
  • Delicious and nutritious meals and snacks that are provided throughout your stay.
  • A host couple who handles all clean-up, giving you and your spouse the opportunity to take a break!

Manitoba Retreat Centre

Focus on the Family Canada’s Manitoba retreat centre is located approximately an hour and 15 minutes east of Winnipeg, MB, on 103 acres of pristine conservancy land. Surrounded by mature forests and situated away from major roads, the centre sits on a preserved jewel in the wilderness.

Your accommodations include:

  • A stay in one of five beautiful private suites with a fireplace, private bathroom, queen-sized bed, kitchenette and sitting area.
  • Numerous quiet, secluded areas to relax and unwind.
  • A hot tub with view of surrounding natural beauty.
  • Delicious and nutritious meals and snacks that are provided throughout your stay.
  • A host couple who handles all clean-up, giving you and your spouse the opportunity to take a break!

Registration rates

Regular Rate:

$750
CAD per couple

Includes weekend program, two workbooks to take home, and all accommodations, food and parking.

Program details

Session 1
Session 1
Understanding Relationship Dynamics: Positive, Powerful, Promising Moments
Session 1

By looking back at the patterns of your positive, powerful and promising moments, you and your spouse can create a better understanding of what you need from one another.

In order to work toward a goal, you need to know what that goal is. With this healthy marriage model, you’ll better understand what your relationship should actually look like.

When our buttons are pushed, we react, which often causes our spouse’s buttons to be pushed and for them to then react. This is the Fear Cycle. But there is a way out of it.

The best thing you can do for your marriage is to invest in your own personal health, but everyone needs something different for their well-being. Becoming a student of yourself is the first step.

There are two styles of communication: work talk and heart talk. We’re all great at work talk, but very few of us know how to actually engage in heart talk, which is where intimacy in marriage thrives.

In order for you to seek unity, you need to feel safe and on the same team with your spouse. By changing your how you think about decision-making, you can change the outcome to a win-win every time.

Meet our speakers

Wayne Reed

Wayne Reed

Vicki Hooper

Vicki Hooper

With Masters degrees in counselling and years of professional and ministry experience, Vicki Hooper and Wayne Reed have the expertise to help couples like you build a relationship that not only survives, but thrives. Having both recently celebrated their respective 25-year wedding anniversaries, they know how important it is to continually learn about yourself and your spouse in order to strengthen your marriage

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If you have any questions about the retreat or you’d like to speak to someone to find the Marriage Enrichment Experience that’s right for you, call our team today at 1.833.2.ENRICH (1.833.236.7424) or email [email protected]!

“I often think that we need more help than all the other couples. Taking the time and taking it seriously is an issue. Life gets so busy and we get right back into the only way, which is not healthy. Thank you so much for your help and listening to our individual issues. We really appreciate it. We hope to follow this with all that we have learned. God bless you!”