YOU are the focus of My Weekend! We’ve got so many great experiences to choose from — wellness, exercise, crafting, outdoor, indoor or nothing. You decide how much or how little you want to do. The goal is for you to relax, laugh and learn. Visit our My Weekend page to see exactly what’s happening.
My Weekend Girlfriend Getaways is really designed as a girls’ weekend. Meaning, bring your tribe. Gals from work, mom’s from playgroup, or high school friends you only see once a year — this is your chance to hang out in a fun and relaxed ladies only retreat. That being said, if you really want to come alone — pack your bag because you’re about to meet some truly awesome women! Sign me up!
Lots! Or nothing. It’s really up to you. We’ve got a full weekend of great experiences to choose from. You decide how much or how little you want to do. That’s why it’s ‘My Weekend’! Check out My Weekend for everything happening.
Yes! You can make a change up to seven days before the event and as long as there is still space available in your new Experience selection. Please, only one change request per person. Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girlfriend, let me remind you. This is your weekend. Relax. Laugh. Learn. Do nothing. You choose. It’s your weekend, do with it what you want.
No. You choose what you want to do. Remember, it’s My Weekend — this is all about you.
Yes. When you register, you can include the names of up to six friends that you are coming with. For larger groups, contact us directly. All accommodations are double occupancy — that means you’re sharing a bed. Depending on your group size, you will all be placed together (cottage or room) or, for larger groups, you may have to split up into two or more rooms. Remember that it is first come, first serve so register soon. Sign me up!
Viamede Resort offers a combination of cottages and guest rooms.
No two cottages are the same, ranging from studio, one, two or three bedrooms with either king, queen, double, or bunk beds. They also include 1-2 full baths; kitchen with fridge, microwave, coffee maker and toaster; seating area/living room, private deck overlooking the lake or grounds and most have a fireplace. Cottages are a great choice for larger groups.
Guest rooms in the main building or Hilltop building feature king, queen or two double beds, air-jet tub or walk-in shower, coffee maker and mini-refrigerator, most have a balcony with lake or garden views and most have a fireplace. Guest rooms provide easy access to the events at My Weekend.
When you register you can state your preference for a cottage or guest room and we will do our best to make that happen. All accommodations are double occupancy — that means you’re sharing a bed. Remember, it’s first come, first serve. Sign me up!
No. Linens and towels are provided. Your bed is even going to be made for you. Yes. Dreams do come true.
Yes. When you register, please indicate your dietary needs. Gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, food allergies, whatever it is — tell us everything. And, we’ll double and probably triple check with you before you arrive and again when you are at My Weekend, to ensure you are safe and have an amazing dining experience.
Yes, but do you really want to? Remember Viamede is big into food. And at My Weekend, we plan to feed you well. However, cottages are equipped with a full-size refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and barbeque. Main building guest rooms have a coffee maker and mini-fridge.
My Weekend will have exclusive use of Viamede Resort on Stoney Lake. If you’re not familiar with Stoney Lake, it’s an amazing spot in the Kawartha Region of Ontario. Approximately 90 minutes from Toronto and less than three hours from Ottawa.
Closer to My Weekend I’ll send out a packing list. You read that right. I’ll provide the packing list. The easier this is for you, the sooner you’ll be able to start relaxing and enjoying.
I think the bigger question is…do you really want to? My Weekend is all about disconnecting from your everyday commitments and focusing on you. Bring all your best girlfriends, but we request you leave the fam jam at home.
My Weekend is about not taking care of anyone but you. We request that you leave your pets at home. Instead, enjoy Viamede’s own resident pooches. The best part? You won’t have to clean up their poop.
Registration and policy
Visit our Registration Page. My Weekend is happening November 4-6, 2022 at Viamede Resort. Complete the online form and hold your spot until payment is required. You will receive an email requesting payment in full at a later date. Payment is by etransfer only.
Guests must be 19 years of age or older.
I borrowed that word choice from my dentist. Sounds way better! Pricing for My Weekend 2022 is still being confirmed. Visit our My Weekend page to see exactly what’s happening.
The short answer is a whole lot of fun and relaxation! But if you want more specifics:
- Two nights shared accommodation (double occupancy) in either a guest room or cottage with some of your best girlfriends.
- Outstanding food. Two dinners, two breakfasts, two lunches and yummy snacks throughout the weekend. Did I mention that Viamede is really into great food? Click to learn more!
- A full weekend of amazing experiences. You choose which ones and how many! Check out My Weekend for details about everything happening.
- Exclusive access to all the activities and amenities at Viamede including indoor pool, fitness centre, private hiking trails, bikes, canoes and so much more.
- Swag. Seriously, who doesn’t like getting stuff?
- Most importantly – a weekend to yourself and your best friends! That alone, is priceless.
Relax. Laugh. Learn. It’s your weekend. Do with it what you want!
No surprises. The only extra costs we can think of are:
- Bar bill if you choose to enjoy a beverage in the dining room.
- Additional materials cost ($35) for the festive string art experience.
We really hope that doesn’t happen! But, we are living in an ever changing world. When you register now, you are just confirming your spot. Remember, it’s first come, first serve. You can cancel anytime prior to payment.
Payment will not be required until early September. Everyone who has registered will get an email requesting payment in full. Only then will you need to pay to secure your spot. Payment will be by etransfer only. After you’ve paid, there will be no refunds if you have to cancel. However, registrations can be transferred to another person up to seven days before the event.
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