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Located in Pinawa, East Whiteshell Provincial Park
Rafting, canoe rentals, snow boarding, hiking trails, etc.
Our programs are designed to strengthen bonds and enhance teamwork
When it comes to hosting a church conference, the choice of venue can profoundly influence the event's atmosphere and success. Wilderness Edge provides an exceptional setting that seamlessly combines the spiritual essence of your conference with the awe-inspiring beauty of nature.
Our venue is thoughtfully designed to offer a spiritual ambiance while immersing your attendees in the serene embrace of the outdoors. Nestled within the captivating Whiteshell Park area, Wilderness Edge offers breathtaking natural vistas that create an inspiring backdrop for your church conference. The gentle flow of the Winnipeg River and the lush forest surroundings set the stage for a unique and spiritually enriching conference experience.
With over 25 years of expertise in hosting various group events, including church conferences, Wilderness Edge stands as your trusted partner in planning and executing successful gatherings. Our location, just an hour away from Winnipeg, ensures accessibility for attendees arriving from the city and beyond. Our dedicated event planners are poised to assist you at every step, guaranteeing a seamless and stress-free experience.
We understand the intricacies involved in organizing a church conference, and we're here to simplify the planning process for you. Our customized package builder empowers you to personalize every aspect of your agenda to meet your unique requirements, whether it's accommodations tailored to your group's needs or meal options aligned with your event schedule. This streamlined approach allows you to focus on the spiritual content and objectives of your conference, fostering a deeply meaningful experience.
Discover the ideal venue that seamlessly blends spirituality with the natural beauty of our surroundings. Customizing your conference package enables you to align it perfectly with your unique goals and objectives. This flexibility not only ensures an unforgettable conference but also provides cost-effective solutions that make the most of your budget. From comfortable accommodations to delectable dining options and engaging spiritual activities, we offer a range of choices to enhance your church conference experience. Contact us today to begin crafting a spiritually enriching conference that leaves a lasting impact on your attendees.
All our rooms maintain the distinctive style of the 1960s and are ensured to be clean and well-lit.
Each room includes:
Free wi-fi in every room, just ask for a password
32 inch TV with satellite for your relaxing nights in
Hot shower, sink and toilet
*There is no daily maid service, no pets are allowed, and smoking is prohibited. Quiet hours are observed after 9 pm, except in designated firepit and meeting room areas.
Our culinary team excels in crafting diverse menus that cater to your group's unique tastes and dietary preferences. Plus, our stunning dining areas provide the perfect backdrop for these culinary delights.
At Wilderness Edge, we take pride in creating an inviting atmosphere that complements our culinary offerings. Our dining areas are more than places to eat; they are settings for connection, where shared laughter and storytelling are as important as the food itself.
We take care to accommodate for all allergies
Options for those who are sensitive to gluten
Full vegan and vegetarian courses
Get these activities and more in your package
Take to the water with our full seater canoes! We have a handful of adventures in store surrounded on all sides by the Whiteshell Park.
"Spent the days going tubing, going canoeing and hiking down the trails. Would recommend for anyone to stay."
Swing away the day at our full 18 hole golf course wth cart and driving range.
"Stayed with Kevin and crew at wilderness edge with 16 guys for a second year in a row. With Pinawa and granite hills right close by we golfed them both."
Under the guidance of our skilled instructors, you'll learn to craft and cook this traditional Indigenous bread over an open flame.
"First time there to attend a 4 day retreat. Food and staff phenomenal. Always willing to go above and beyond to help. Would definitely visit again!"
Cultivate your inner self together with our ladies paint night. Make a mess or take a breath while you release your creativity on the canvas.
"We had several special events planned- including rafting and a paint night- both of which were a ton of fun and run by a staff volunteer who had the energy of at least three people!"
Rent a pontoon boat at the Wilderness Edge Marina. Easily accessible docks, and a selection of over 50 boats and ski-doos
"A place where you can choose from various activities like hiking, canoeing, golfing or do you just want to relax and watch the birds float around"
Bring out your competitive side at our fully equipped volley ball courts
"There are plenty of group activities to do and with warm weather approaching, I can see us spending the day outdoors because it's situated right by the water."
Slide the stones, strategize with your team, and enjoy some friendly competition on our well-maintained curling rink.
"It was a great experience, great accommodations, good food and Kevin is the kindest person around.I would recommend it for any occasion."
Suspended above the tranquil Pinawa Channel, the Swinging Bridge sways gently, providing an exhilarating journey to all who dare to cross. Breathtaking views await you as you traverse its length, with the surrounding lush forests and sparkling waters delivering a visual feast.
Pinawa’s section of the Trans Canada Trail is a mix of forest, granite ridges, and beaver dams as it winds from the Pinawa Dam Provincial Park to the Seven Sisters Generating Station. This section of the trail includes the Pinawa Channel Heritage Walk, Ironwood Trail, and Alice Chambers Trail.
Petroforms are figures laid out on bedrock in the forms of turtles, snakes and humans, and also in abstract patterns. Anishinabe and other First Nations people believe that they were left here long ago for the benefit of all people that might visit this site to receive their teachings and healing.
Built to mark the new millennium through the expression of a variety of themes, the Pinawa Heritage Sundial is located in the heart of Pinawa near the marina in a small park in a restful spot overlooking the Winnipeg River.
Central to our waterfront property is our 66 dock marina. The ironwood trail is located on both sides. We keep a cache of 6 canoes near the marina for our overnight guests to access from Sun up to Sun down.
Located on the Winnipeg River, Pinawa Dam was Manitoba’s first hydro-electric generating station. Old Pinawa Dam Park has become a historic site with walking paths and areas for surfing the rapids in the turbid waters.
Test your balance, coordination, and teamwork as you navigate through an exhilarating floating obstacle course in the scenic waters of Pinawa.
Be sure to bring a pair of binoculars and hike along the 2.5 km self guiding trail to reveal life around the Goose Pond, or simply relax and take in the sights and sounds from our viewing area.
Hike along with a Park Interpreter as we trek the 2.5 km trail around the Goose Pond and howl for wolves.
Join a Park Interpreter for a hike along the 2.2 km Falcon Creek Trail. Along the way, hear the tale of the Falcon Lake UFO incident of 1967.
Discover the history and culture of bannock, a staple bread of the voyageurs and Indigenous peoples, then try baking your own over a campfire. We’ll supply the ingredients!
Join a Park Interpreter for a night hike to Bear Lake. Along the way we will discover the variety of owls that call the Whiteshell home along with what makes them so unique.
From UFOs to sleeping dragons, the Whiteshell is home to some of the most unique stories you will ever hear. Join a Park Interpreter for a night hike to discover the incredible stories of the Whiteshell.
For those who love golf, an 18-hole course with cart rentals is conveniently located just three blocks away, offering a leisure activity that requires minimal coordination.
The Swinging Bridge above the serene Pinawa Channel offers an exhilarating journey with breathtaking views of lush forests and sparkling waters.
The Pinawa Heritage Sundial, constructed to commemorate the new millennium with diverse themes, graces a tranquil spot near the marina in Pinawa, offering views of the Winnipeg River.
Petroforms, including figures of turtles, snakes, humans, and abstract patterns on bedrock, are believed by Anishinabe and other First Nations to hold ancient teachings and healing powers for visitors to this site.
Pinawa's Trans Canada Trail section winds through forests, granite ridges, and beaver dams, featuring the Pinawa Channel Heritage Walk, Ironwood Trail, and Alice Chambers Trail from the Pinawa Dam Provincial Park to the Seven Sisters Generating Station.
Sitting on the Winnipeg River, Pinawa Dam, Manitoba's inaugural hydro-electric generating station, now resides within the historic Old Pinawa Dam Park, offering walking paths and opportunities for rapids surfing in its turbid waters.
Challenge your balance, coordination, and teamwork while tackling an exciting floating obstacle course in the picturesque waters of Pinawa.
Remember to bring binoculars for a 2.5 km self-guided trail around Goose Pond to observe wildlife, or relax and enjoy the sights and sounds from our viewing area.
Hike along with a Park Interpreter as we trek the 2.5 km trail around the Goose Pond and howl for wolves.
Participate in a guided hike with a Park Interpreter on the 2.2 km Falcon Creek Trail while learning about the intriguing Falcon Lake UFO incident of 1967
Explore the rich history and cultural significance of bannock, a vital bread for voyageurs and Indigenous communities, and have the opportunity to bake your own over a campfire with all the necessary ingredients provided
Participate in a guided nocturnal adventure with a Park Interpreter as we embark on a night hike to Bear Lake, where we'll explore the diverse owl species that inhabit the Whiteshell region and learn about their unique characteristics.
Private indoor, outdoor and river locations
With our diverse meeting spaces, both indoors and outdoors, Wilderness Edge offers the flexibility and versatility to create a tailored conference or retreat that suits your specific objectives and provides a memorable experience for all attendees.
Whether your event requires a large conference room to accommodate up to 400 attendees or a more intimate space for a group of 20, we have you covered. Our scalable meeting room options are equipped to handle gatherings of various sizes, ensuring that your event is just the right fit.
For smaller conference sessions or group discussions, we provide breakout rooms designed to facilitate focused conversations and collaborative brainstorming.
Step outside and discover our large courtyard adorned with vibrant flowers, lush trees, and a variety of plants. This inviting outdoor space offers a refreshing change of scenery, perfect for breaks, networking, or simply unwinding amidst nature's beauty.
Adding to our versatility, we offer options for white wedding tent setups along our waterfront. These can comfortably accommodate groups ranging from 200 to 600 people, offering an extraordinary backdrop for larger gatherings.
In addition to traditional meeting spaces, we offer recreational areas featuring pool tables and ping pong tables. These spaces provide an excellent opportunity for attendees to relax, socialize, and enjoy some downtime.
Our outdoor seating area along the waterfront provides a picturesque backdrop for discussions or moments of reflection. Enjoy the calming presence of the water as you connect with colleagues and peers.
Wilderness Edge boasts both small and large firepit areas, allowing you to create cozy fireside gatherings under the starry night sky. It's the perfect setting for team bonding, storytelling, and building lasting connections.
Wilderness Edge, 32 Burrows Rd, Pinawa, MB R0E 1L0
Our Conference Centre Is Surrounded By Lakefront And Boreal Forest From Whiteshell Provincial Park.
High-quality AV equipment, including projectors, screens, microphones, and sound systems.
Reliable and fast Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the conference area.
Smaller rooms for group discussions or parallel sessions.
Meeting rooms with ample natural light to create a more pleasant atmosphere.
Tools for visual presentations and brainstorming sessions.
Assistance with planning and organizing the conference, scheduling, logistics, and team-building activities.
We work with our partners to assist you with arranging transportation to and from the hotel.
Main Floor Meeting rooms and facilities designed to accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Ample parking space for attendees who are driving to the event.
Assistance with post-event evaluations, feedback collection, and follow-up activities.
Flexibility to accommodate any specific needs or preferences of the conference organizers and attendees.
"We had a wonderful experience! Everyone was pleasant and accommodating! Thank you for providing excellent customer service! Will definitely come back and recommend to my colleagues!"
"A wonderful location for our conference and the kitchen works hard to deal with having food for people with allergies and insensitivities"
"The staff were outstanding and always there to help! In terms of price, far exceeded out expectations based on research of other options around the province. Highly recommend for anybody looking to put together a business retreat that balances both work and play!"
"I was at Wilderness Edge for a conference. My family also came with us and we really enjoyed the facility and all it had to offer. The food was excellent, the service was very good. The hot tub was very nice and we had a lot of fun even at -30c!The room was very clean. We enjoyed ourselves very much!"
Experience outdoor paradise
Unleash your team's full potential with our carefully curated team-building experiences, designed to strengthen bonds, enhance communication, and foster innovation.
Activities like our 12 seat canoe course, axe throwing challenge, river rafting and snow shoeing courses encourage teamwork, communication, and overcoming challenges.
Fun and interactive scavenger hunts that encourage collaboration and problem-solving while exploring the conference centre's surroundings and Old Pinawa Dam.
Creative activities such as Madison's painting night, pottery, or craft workshops to stimulate innovation and collaboration.
Sessions on stress management, mindfulness, and overall well-being to enhance team members' mental health.
Evening bonfires or campfire sessions for team members to relax, share stories, and strengthen bonds.
Activities that focus on the art of storytelling to improve communication and understanding among team members.
“So glad we were able to book this place for our workshop retreat. The entire staff was so accommodating and friendly. . . There are plenty of group activities to do. . . it' s situated right by the water. . . we had the best experience. See you again soon!”
"Great place to stay! All the employees are really friendly and super informative about the area and things to do in the area. Have stayed here multiple times and I would definitely stay here again. O and the lazy river rafting is awesome and relaxing!"
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Wi-fi, and hot showers in every room
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Access our latest offer by building a package located on the bottom of this page and through our live chat, phone or email you can ask us your specific questions.
We have one staff member with a severe allergy to pets, even to hypoallergenic pets, so unfortunately no.
Yes! Our super simple dashboard signed up groups has a place to enter food allergies.
Yes! We regularly booking national and international groups that arrive at the James Richardson International Airport and use Winnipeg River Charter Services for about a 1.5 hours drive from the airport.
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"Great place in a great location. Very accommodating for different group needs"