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There is a transcendent awareness, a Big Mind, A Big Heart, present and readily accessible to each and every one of us...

—Zen Master Genpo Roshi
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Retreat Center Mission

Retreats & Events 

Saratoga Springs Retreat Center is pleased to be offering the following events and retreats:

Saratoga Springs Winter Work Party                December 7-9, 2018

Please join us and our new Operations Manager, Jason Courtis, for a vigrous weekend work party.  We'll have food and fun for everyone!  Click here for more info and to let us know you are coming!





Saratoga Springs Holiday Party                      December 24 - 25, 2018

Once again, we are so very pleased to offer this treasured annual tradition of a holiday party at Saratoga Springs.  Hosted, Ron and Scott Vanlove, this event portends warm company, mountains of food, a beckoning hot tub and the option of waking up to a snowy white Christmas day.  For more information and to register, click here.

Honoring Our Experience Retreat                    April 5 - 7, 2019

This long-standing tradition continues with a beautiful fall retreat.  Designed for all those impacted by the AIDS crisis, the retreat allows participants to safely express those deeply felt emotions and experience new forms of release.  Participants find common ground and commaraderie with a diverse community of people.  Expertly facilitated by Gregg Cassin, the workshop is part healing group, part greiving, part revival and part celebration. 

For more informaiton and to register, click here


Hikes and Walks

Walking the Labyrinth: A labyrinth provides the walker with an opportunity to connect to the wholeness of being and to experience spiritual and intuitive renewal. As a meditation, the circuitous path becomes a metaphor for our lives and in walking it, be find resources within ourselves that we may not be aware of. For guidelines on how to walk the labyrinth please contact the office.

Hike to the Mineral Springs: Take a self guided hike to the origin of the mineral springs renowned for is healing water or sign up for a guided tour where your guide will teach you about the ancient site and the many different healing waters coming from the springs and how they were used.

Contact the office for hiking maps or to schedule a guided tour.