What Team Building Category Suits You Best?
To create effective collaboration and a good working environment, it is important to develop strong bounds between colleagues. A good way to achieve this goal is to schedule at least once a year group activities commonly called team building. Since each team is different, you must choose an activity that will gather your team’s common interests. To help you with your planning, we grouped some suggestions in five specific categories:
Do you have a lot of sports enthusiasts in your team? They can’t wait the end of the day to stretch their legs? Stimulate their camaraderie through sport in a healthy competition.
1. Indoor activities
Zumba, yoga, Tai chi, Pilates are just some examples of activities you can do as a group. A big plus is that there are many teachers who offer to come directly to your office simplifying logistics.
2. Winter sports
Nothing like a day of skiing, gliding or skating to enjoy winter joys!
Did you know that it is possible to rent a mountain? Indeed, you can rent ski Chantecler Mountain exclusively for your group and enjoy a private ski day. A perfect option for large groups!
3. Summer sports
Of course you can organize a soccer game, a hike in the forest or a canoe trip. However, it won’t hurt if you try original unusual activities such as bubble soccer. A lot of laughter guaranteed!
You are surrounded by logical minds? Stretch your brain together!
1. Immersion Game
There are several companies that provide immersive experiences. Your team will work together to successfully solve puzzles and enigmas in a predetermined time. Échappe-toi and Find the key are some examples.
2. Board games
Board games are not only for children. They stimulate intelligence and strategy. Maybe you are familiar with the Randolph bar which offers a multitude of games that are explained to you by expert game masters. This is a good option if you want to get out of your office.
3. Rally in the city
Several cities in Quebec are a perfect location to organize a rally. Look on your city’s website, you will see that a lot of them offer all made rally. Otherwise, it is not very difficult to design one yourself.
Your team is not afraid of anything and constantly in search of adrenaline? Catalyze their energy by pushing them beyond their limits. Arbre en arbre parks, circus activities, rock climbing, rafting, paintball, etc. Live an adventure!
Your employees are good with their hands and like to be creative? Deploy their burst of creativity in a project.
1. Cooking activities
Learn to make chocolates, to prepare tapas or making sushi. Several cooks offer cooking workshops in their kitchen or at home. Make your employees salivate!
2. Artistic activities
Whether creating a collective work or just inspire each other, participate in an artistic activitie. Painting, drawing, crafts, sewing, construction... you have a lot of options!
Would you like to spend time together while giving back to the community? Nothing easier! Choose a cause close to your heart and do volunteer work. You will feel both grew up as a team than as individuals.
You are now ready to organize your team building activities and have fun with your colleagues!