Abbey Retreat Centre

Registered Name: The Abbey Retreat Centre

Business Number: 751116120RR0001

Abbey Retreat Centre is a 6 bedroom residence in the beautiful Algonquin highlands, in a wooded area fronting on two ponds.  We offer four-day retreats for people at any stage in the cancer journey together with a caregiver.  These retreats offer time for companionship, learning practices to stay well and whole while dealing with cancer, and times for meditation, yoga, expressive art, music, and a fine menu.

The Centre also hosts various educational programs, and is available as a venue for all sorts of gatherings, with sleeping for 12, and space for 40-50 for concerts, speakers, wedding, and so on.  All of these activities are in support of the cancer support retreats.

What People Are Saying

"This is a healing experience for body, emotions, mind, and spirit. My cancer journey was in a sense solitary...here we found a loving, caring, healing and fun community of new friends. An incredible gift."

— Bob S

"An extraordinary experience from start to finish...shared stories, sadness as well as joy, and in spite of the underlying theme of the cancer journey, a profoundly positive experience."

— anon

"Great weekend full of laughter, love and tears that I wouldn't trade! Wonderful connections with everyone, staff and guests alike."

— Lyanne R

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