Are you starting to notice some slumping shoulders – and slowing productivity – around the office? It may be time for a team outing!

The right team building activity or event can have a profound impact on the morale and efficiency of your team! But with so much already on your plate, and so many options to choose from, how do you pick the right one?

Luckily, Toronto is full of unique and exciting team building opportunities, and EPI Events is here to help you sort through them all!

1. Karaoke

What better way to get people to come out of their shells than some good old-fashioned karaoke? At around $50 an hour, this option gives you a lot of team-bonding bang for your buck. And with 1,000s of songs to choose from, everyone can have a great time breaking out of their comfort zones!

2. Beer Lessons

The brewing of beer is chemistry elevated to an artform. From IBUs, to AA%s, there’s a lot to learn – and taste! Great for large groups, Batch offers a space to rent that can fit up to 200 people. That means you can bring along all your team members to sample the suds!

3. Escape from Casa Loma

Escape rooms in Toronto, once a booming new fad, are now a dime-a-dozen – but the one at Casa Loma is in a league of its own! This Prohibition-themed dungeon escape features particularly difficult puzzles and costumed performers to complete the immersive experience.

4. Cirillo’s Culinary Academy

With 2 locations in Toronto, Cirillo’s is a trendy culinary school and a great place for a team building exercise. Groups are divided to tackle a 3- or 4-course meal in a hands-on cooking class, encouraging teamwork and good communication. All while fostering fun with food! Even better – you get to eat what your hard work creates!

5. VR Gaming

For an experience that’s truly unique, take your team to totally new worlds with virtual reality! Located in downtown Toronto and Richmond Hill, VR Rulez offers games in a variety of genres. From virtual sports, to a zombie apocalypse shooter, classic racing, and more, there’s something to fit every company culture.

6. Bubble Soccer

Sometimes you just need to let your people cut loose and have some fun! Forget everything you know about soccer – this game has more in common with bumper cars. Bubble Soccer Toronto provides all the equipment needed and has both indoor and outdoor locations across the GTA.

7. Axe Throwing

Get in touch with your inner Neanderthal and dominate the office water cooler for years! With a few businesses around the GTA to choose from you’re sure to find a location near you. Once all the various and necessary safety precautions have been explained, you’ll be ready to show off your axe wielding skills to the whole office.

Most people learn best when they’re enjoying themselves. Providing your team with opportunities to practice their leadership and teamwork skills helps make your workplace communication more effective. You can help promote trust among your employees by letting them work together outside the hierarchy of the office.

For more corporate team building ideas, or help in any aspect of planning your corporate event, don’t hesitate to contact us today!

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