Has your team at work been spending way too much time at their desks recently? Are you looking for fun and inspiring ways to get your staff members outside of their usual four walls? If so, this is the article for you. Encouraging your team to socialise and engage in activities beyond the office space is key in keeping them motivated and healthy. In today’s article, we look at some cool team building ideas that will get your team out of the office, so read on to find out more!
1. Escape Rooms
Escape rooms have quickly become one of the most popular activities amongst not just office team members but also the general public. Get your team’s adrenaline rushing with an escape experience that will not just foster cohesion but also inject some fun into your team’s lives. Escape rooms are an incredibly exciting experience for people of all ages and offer a thrilling puzzle solving experience for all. With various themes on offer, you will be able to choose an experience that you know your team will enjoy.
2. Corporate Volunteering
Volunteering is a feel-good experience that not only gets your team out of the office but also allows you to give back to the community. Whilst most of us who hold stable jobs enjoy a relatively privileged life, there are many who are less fortunate and in need of a little kindness to brighten their day up. This is why team volunteering is such a fantastic idea. Whether it is spending a day at a local soup kitchen dishing out meals, volunteering at your local animal shelter or simply helping out at your local op shop, corporate volunteering is a truly rewarding experience that allows your team to assist the homeless and disadvantaged.
3. Whizz Around in a Go-Kart
We don’t know anyone who wouldn’t jump at the chance to spend a whole day go-karting with friends or colleagues. Go-Karting is one of the most popular corporate activities in 2020, and with good reason too. Aside from allowing everyone to let their hair down and whizz around in some cool go-karts, you are also able to create personalised challenges that allow co-workers to race against each other. Go-karting is an experience that even those who don’t know how to drive can engage in, making it an incredibly fun and all-rounded experience that your team is sure to love.
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4. It’s Time To Get Your Sweat On!
Outdoor fitness circuits are becoming increasingly popular as they provide people of various fitness levels a chance to sweat and spend a day outdoors with colleagues. Regardless of fitness levels or experience, you’ll be sure to find an outdoor fitness circuit that caters to a wide variety of people. Most circuits are designed by professional trainers, so you can ensure that they are safe and effective. Exercising as a group is always much more fun than going it solo, and we are certain that your team members will be excited to get their sweat on.
5. Laser Tag
Last but certainly by no means least, good ol’ laser tag. Laser tag is a fun activity that has been around for decades. It is a recreational shooting sport where participants use light guns to direct infrared beams to designated targets. This is an incredibly fun experience that will allow your team to not just get out of the office but also have a ripper of a time trying to beat one another in a light-hearted fashion. You can find a number of laser tag venues all around Melbourne, and most will accommodate big groups with prior notice given.
Getting out of the office and spending a day letting your hair down with your team members is one of the best ways to foster interpersonal relationships with one another whilst having fun at the same time. We hope that this article has given you a few team ideas on various outdoor team building activities that you and your team are sure to enjoy.