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Wiawaka Center for Women

A retreat center dedicated to enriching the lives of women
3778 State Route 9L Lake George, NY 12845 | wiawaka.org
Exterior of the Fuller House Plan a relaxing and enriching vacation at Wiawaka Center for Women.
women dancing on boat dock with steamboat traveling by Wiawaka offers special retreats and programs to inspire and celebrate the growth of women.
two chairs near a table in a house This is the oldest continuously operating women’s retreat center in the country.
side of a dark brown lodging building Open seasonally, Wiawaka features five buildings that can house up to 54 people.
bedroom with a bed and dark brown floors Choose from quaint Victorian cottages, an Adirondack style lodge, and more accommodations.
Tea and cookies on a table cloth Healthy and delicious meals are served in the Fuller Dining Room.
five women seated at a table in a porch A vacation or retreat at Wiawaka is a fun and memorable experience.
large group of women holding up paintings inside a house Sign up for one of their upcoming workshops.
women seated outdoors under tent watching a presenter Learn something new at one of their lectures - hosted throughout summer.
woman painting outdoors An art workshop is a great opportunity to unleash your creativity.
stairs leading down to a boat dock and lake Guests can enjoy access to Wiawaka's beach and lakeside dock.
women floating on tubes by a boat dock Relax on the beautiful waters of Lake George.
women doing yoga on a boat dock Join an energizing yoga class on the dock.
sign for wiawaka on a brown building The House of Trix is their program facility.
a stone labyrinth on a grassy lawn with trees out back Go for a relaxing walk through the on-site labyrinth.

Overview

Renewal and enrichment await you at Wiawaka Center for Women. Wiawaka is a vacation and retreat center that offers women an affordable, all-inclusive stay on Lake George, retreats, special programs, and more. Season and day passes are available.

Take a Break & Escape to Lake George at Wiawaka

Located in Lake George, NY, Wiawaka Center for Women is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to enriching the lives of women through unique and relevant programming at a natural and peaceful setting. Recognized as the oldest continuously operating women’s retreat center in the country, Wiawaka welcomes women who would like to stay in Lake George and become refreshed and renewed.

During their season (typically from mid-June to end of August/Labor Day), the organization offers day visits, overnight accommodations, special events, workshops, retreats, and programs. In their “shoulder” season, they host weddings, family reunions, and private retreats. Full details about upcoming retreats and programs are available on their website.

Learn About Their Top-Notch Accommodations

A stay at Wiawaka is a respite from the hectic pace of life. The property features five buildings that can house up to 54 people, including quaint Victorian cottages and an impressive Adirondack style lodge. The rooms have either one or two twin beds, a fan, and all houses have shared bathrooms & common areas, along with other amenities (linens and towels provided, no phones or TVs).

Your overnight fee includes dinner on the day of your arrival through breakfast on the day of your departure. You are welcome to dine at Wiawaka before check-in or after check-out for an additional charge.

Guests can enjoy the following and more at Wiawaka:

  • The historic buildings and beautiful grounds featuring gardens, hiking trails, a labyrinth, and breathtaking views of Lake George
  • Use of the beach and lakeside dock
  • Workshops and activities offered during your stay, including yoga, writing workshops, historical lectures, musical performances, and other programs
  • The ability to walk into the village of Lake George (1 mile)
  • All buildings offer lake views and generous screened-in porches with plenty of rocking chairs - perfect for your morning coffee and reading

Wiawaka strives to keep their rates affordable, but financial assistance for women in need is available. Donations are also accepted.

Explore everything Wiawaka has to offer on their website, and contact them to plan your stay!

Upcoming Events

Mar
17
Sun
Sheryl Faye Presents "her Majesty"
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at The Park Theatre 14 Park Street  Glens FallsNY  12801
Jun
21
Fri
2024 Dock Party
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jun
26
Wed
Embodied Movement:A Yoga and Presenting Workshop
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jun
26
Wed
Stargazing Yoga and Fire Ceremony
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jun
27
Thu
Embodied Movement: a Yoga and Presencing Workshop
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jun
28
Fri
Mindful Movement Sampler
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
1
Mon
Multiple Tea Bag Art
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
2
Tue
Forest Bathing in July
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
3
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
4
Thu
Wiawaka Annual Julky 4th BBQ
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
5
Fri
Sunset Yoga on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:15 PM to 8:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
7
Sun
Chinese Brush Painting
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
8
Mon
Writing with Bernice
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
9
Tue
Drum Workshop with Olympia
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
10
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
10
Wed
The Ease and Beauty of Everyday Self Care
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
11
Thu
Chair Yoga
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
12
Fri
Art Show and Sale at Wiawaka
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
13
Sat
Art Show and Sale at Wiawaka
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
14
Sun
Art Show and Sale at Wiawaka
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
15
Mon
Georgia O'Keeffe Week at Wiawaka
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
15
Mon
Weaving Workshop
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
15
Mon
Folded Vintage Postcard Book Art
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
16
Tue
Trees and Leaves- Inspired by Georgia
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
16
Tue
Painting with Patrice "Yellow Hickory Leaves with Daisy"
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
17
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
17
Wed
Yoga on the dock with Beth
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
18
Thu
Painting with Patrice "Pink Moon Over Water"
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
22
Mon
Intro to Pastels
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
24
Wed
Yoga on the dock with Beth
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
24
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
25
Thu
Healthy Boundaries Workshop
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
26
Fri
LifeStyle- Stress Management
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
26
Fri
YOUniquely You Retreat
2:00 PM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
31
Wed
Yoga on the dock with Beth
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Jul
31
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
2
Fri
Forest Bathing in July
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
5
Mon
Writing with Bernice
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
7
Wed
Yoga on the dock with Beth
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
7
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
8
Thu
Gentle Yoga
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
9
Fri
Mom's Healing Retreat
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
14
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
14
Wed
The Victorian Purse (Reticule): Discussion and Craft
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
16
Fri
Sunset Yoga on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:15 PM to 8:30 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
19
Mon
Intro to Pastels
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
20
Tue
Tiny Tea Bag Dress
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
21
Wed
Belly Dancing on the Dock at Wiawaka
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
25
Sun
Quilting Retreat at Wiawaka
3:00 PM to 11:00 AM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845
Aug
26
Mon
Kintsugi Yoga
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Wiawaka Center for Women 3778 State Route 9L  Lake GeorgeNY  12845

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