HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The cost to attend MMA Island Lake is:
Shared Room: $5895 CAD + GST
Solo Room: $6895 CAD + GST
Couples: $8995 CAD + GST
NOTE: MMA Island Lake is a 'put away your wallet' event. From the moment we pick you up in Cranbrook to the conclusion of the event, everything is covered: your transportation, lodging, meals, activities, gear, drinks, surprises, etc.
Gratuities for guides and drivers will be provided by us, but you may provide additional gratuity should you choose.
NOTE: Most people who attend MMA events are able to write the cost off as a business expense because of the networking and learning components of the event. We're happy to provide receipts stating 'executive coaching' or similar if needed.
WHO WILL BE AT MMA ISLAND LAKE LODGE?
All participants at MMA Island Lake are regular clients at one of Innovative Fitness’ locations.
Past participants at MMA events include
Sarah Makhomet, Founder at HCS group of companies & CEO at Juniper Life Insurance
Dan Clark, CEO of brain.fm
Andrew Ramsden, co-owner/CEO, Ramsden Industries
UJ Ramdas, founder, Five Minute Journal
Hollis Carter, co-founder, Baby Bathwater Institute
Brad Pederson, founder of Tech4Kids
Spencer Coppin, founder of Coppin Health and the Superhuman Summit
Jeff Spencer, former Olympian and Cornerman
David Farnell and Lulu Cohen-Farnell, owners of Real Food For Real Kids
DO I NEED TO HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH THE ADVENTURE SPORTS?
You do not need to have any prior experience with any of the activities we'll be doing at MMA Island Lake Lodge, however you do need to be reasonably fit (i.e. you exercise at least twice a week), and willing and eager to take on challenges.
All activities are optional - if you feel like ducking out of a particular activity and relaxing at the lodge, you're welcome to do so.
WHAT does the schedule look like?
A typical day looks like this:
Breakfast at 7 am
Morning activities start at 8 am
Return to Island Lake Lodge by 2 pm
Afternoon workshop from 2:30 to 4 pm, or small group forum from 2:30 to 5 pm
Hot Tub/Down Time: 4 or 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Group dinner at 6:30 pm
Evening Talk and Discussion from 8:30 to 9:30 pm
Drinks and Shenanigans from 9 pm onwards
Mastermind Adventures is a put-away-your-wallet event - it includes:
4 nights of lodging at world-renowned Island Lake Lodge
Pickup and dropoff at Cranbrook Airport in air-conditioned vans
Gourmets meals, from dinner on Monday to lunch on Friday
All drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
4 days of incredible adventures
All required gear, except for clothing and appropriate outdoor shoes
Plus a sprinkling of magic and other goodies that we're not going to tell you about
WHERE DO WE MEET Up, and when?
Pickup is at 5 pm on Monday, Sep. 23 at Cranbrook airport (YXC).
There is a 2:25 pm flight from Vancouver with Air Canada that arrives at 4:52 pm (there’s a 1-hour time change).
After pickup at the airport, we will head straight to Island Lake Lodge, arriving at approximately 6:30 pm. Dinner will be served shortly after. If you prefer to drive there on your own, you can check in any time from 4 pm onwards. Here is the address - your room will be booked under 'Mastermind Adventures' and your name.
On our last day (Friday, Sep. 23), we will have a morning of adventures, a final group lunch and closing ceremony, and then the shuttle will depart for Cranbrook airport at 2:00 pm, arriving at approximately 3:30 pm (there is a 5:15 pm flight to Vancouver with Air Canada).
what's the rooming arrangement?
The default rooming arrangement is 2 to a room (2 queen beds), however you can pay a bit more for a room to yourself.
NOTE: We have booked out both the Cedar and Tamarack lodges at Island Lake Lodge for this event; not all rooms are alike and the best rooms will be assigned as people sign up (i.e. best rooms will be assigned to the first people to sign up).
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
You will be provided with a detailed packing list 2 weeks prior to the event, and a final weather-dependent list just prior to the event.
HOW DO I SIGN UP?
Attendance at this event is for Innovative Fitness clients or by invitation only. If you are invited, you will be provided with a password for the booking page to reserve your spot.
CAN I BRING A PARTNER/KIDS?
There are a limited number of spaces available for participants to bring their partners along. Partners are welcome to participate in all of the planned activities. Alternately, Island Lake Lodge is an incredible place to relax and enjoy the spectacular surroundings and there is a world-class spa on site as well.
Sorry, children are not invited to participate at this event.
WHAT IF I HAVE TO CANCEL?
Should you need to cancel, you're eligible for a full refund up to 4 months in advance of the start date. After that, we cannot guarantee a refund, however if we can find someone to take your spot then you can get a full refund. Nonetheless, we recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance after the 4-months-to-go mark.
WILL THERE BE HOT TUBS?