Facility Tour


Want to know more about our facility? Look no further!

A great shot of the front of Island Lake Christian Retreat Centre!

common Rooms

A picture of a large space that can be used as a chapel, for meetings or as a games room!

Chapel/games room

On our lower level we feature a large, open, multi-purpose room, perfect for large group sessions, games or a cozy hangout! This room has been the site of many deep conversations, fun games and life changing realizations!

  • A ceiling mounted projector (VGA/HDMI)

  • Removable seating for 70 people

  • A stonework fireplace

  • A foosball table

  • Ping pong table



Dining Room/Gathering hall

Behold our dining hall -Just steps away from our kitchen! This room is also multi-functional, able to serve as a dining room, a work space for personal projects and puzzles, and a gathering space for group sessions! Did we mention there’s another fire place to curl up beside?

  • Table seating for 72

  • Additional tables for drink, condiment and side-dish serving

  • A stonework fireplace

  • A piano

  • A wall-mounted projector and sound bar (VGA/HDMI)

  • Access to the deck for additional space

  • A bell for camp-wide notifications

Our large dining hall is perfect for breaking bread and building fellowship!

Kitchen Area

Island Lake has a fully equipped commercial kitchen!

Commercial Kitchen

Island Lake has a fully-equipped commercial kitchen designed to satisfy the needs of your group! Featuring a wide range of kitchenware and appliances, you shouldn’t be wanting for extra space or tools! Our kitchen even features a serving window to quickly feed a hungry lineup! Additionally, there is a team dishwashing station in an adjacent room for easy access!

  • Compliment of utensils and appliances

  • A window for quick service

  • Industrial dish-washing station

  • Gas stove and griddle

  • Fridge, deep-freeze and walk-in cooler

  • Stainless steel counter top

  • Walk-in pantry




(Bedding not provided)


Downstairs Dormitories

On our downstairs floor, Island Lake contains two segregated dormitory wings, one on the north and one on the south! Each wing has a capacity of twenty six & thirty people each! The separation of these wings is ideal for keeping a distinct men’s side and women’s side, if need be! Also, there is also a special private director’s room on the north wing.

South Wing

  • 2 - 9 person rooms

  • 2 - 6 person rooms

North Wing

  • 1 - 11 person room

  • 1 - 9 person room

  • 1 - 6 person room

  • +1 director’s room

Island Lake Christian Retreat Centre has several dormitories for sleeping accommodations

ILCRC also has 16 upstairs dormitories for those who prefer privacy!

Upstairs Dormitories

Our upper level also sports dormitories in its north and south wing! There are 16 rooms available upstairs, each with a desk, 1 twin bunk bed and 1 double mattress! Perfect for bringing the facility up to maximum capacity, or for those who prefer a little more privacy! Space for 3, with a potential for 4 if a bed is shared!


South Wing

  • 8 - 3-4 person dorms

North Wing

  • 8 - 3-4 person dorms


Indoor Bathrooms

There are no outhouses at Island Lake -bathrooms are just a short walk down the hall! 4 bathrooms each include at least one vanity, shower and toilet for your convenience. Upstairs dorms feature a shared, family washroom in the north and south wings, and downstairs dorms feature larger men’s and women’s washrooms for general use!

An image of the indoor washroom at Island Lake!


A beautiful brickwork gazebo is found on the ILCRC grounds!

grass field, gazebo and gravel basketball court

Just outside our facility is a grass field suitable for picnics and playing games! Just to the edge of the field is a one-hoop gravel basketball court for pickup games, and at the end of the field is a brickwork gazebo. Tucked inside the gazebo is a fireplace that you can use for roasting hot dogs!



Outdoor FIRE PIT

Our facility also has an unsheltered fire pit a short walk away from the facility. Featuring an easy access woodshed with enough logs to stoke your campfire! Any campfires you have here are perfect for sitting around to make s’mores, sing songs and stargaze!

There’s plenty of space to gather around the campfire!

Enjoy the beauty of the Crowsnest Pass around on our facility grounds!

Hiking Trails

Many hiking trails are available at our location! Enjoy taking in God’s creation through a series of trails that range from easy to moderately challenging! These trails will take you into the woods around the facility, down to the lake, and up to a summit over looking the mountain landscape! The sights will make the trek well worth it!



The Lake

Lastly, no description of Island Lake would be complete without mention of the lake! Just downhill from our facility is a beautiful lake -Island Lake! We have two different trails leading to the waterfront, where you’ll find a floating dock and a collection of 13 kayaks for your personal enjoyment! (Kayak Use Agreement Form required)

Island Lake Christian Retreat Centre is picture perfect!