The Greater Toronto area (GTA) offers a range of team building options for local, Canadian, and foreign companies. Corporate teams can choose from indoor or outdoor team building in urban, rural and small town settings. Toronto has a variety of venues for team building and team events. Downtown and suburban hotels, resorts, inns, conference centers, banquet facilities, cooking schools, beaches, and campsites are available to fit your budget. To stretch their budgets, local companies can offer all or part of their sessions on-site.
When selecting a team building program, include the essential ingredients for effective team building. Remember to begin with an executive briefing. Include a team briefing, facilitated exercises, and debriefing. End with business application exercises and a business meeting. All of our program suggestions include facilitation and debriefing.
Outdoor Team Building in Toronto (GTA)
To experience the kaleidoscope of Canada's seasons, take your team outdoors. Throughout the year, you can incorporate GPS hunts, orienteering, firestarter challenges, outdoor cooking, and campfires into your agenda. With the GTA's extensive parkland and conservation area network, budget conscious companies have year round access to cost-effective outdoor settings. During the summer, fall, and spring, tent pitching challenges, horse riding, gymkana games on horseback, polo, canoeing, abseiling, ziplines, and tubing are available within an hour or two of downtown Toronto. In the winter, your team can enjoy snow shoeing, dog sledding, quinzhee building, hockey, broomball, ice fishing, and ice climbing.
Toronto Team Building with Outdoor Activities
Indoor Team Building in Toronto (GTA)
Choose from facilitated business simulations that use cases, Apprentice style projects, cooking, board games, card games, and tactile objects. Even if you don't have time to venture outdoors, by selecting the right venue, your team can still view the fall foliage or experience the impact of winter.
It may seem early to discuss fall or winter team building, it isn't. Popular outdoor activities often sell out long before each season begins. Local companies know they can save money by booking early.
Indoor Team Building Programs
Visexecutaries: Seizing Opportunities in Our Shifting Corporate Landscape (3 Days)
Team Building with a real Apprentice Style Project. No one gets fired.
Restaurant Inc. (1 Day)
Facilitated business simulation with a team cooking challenge.
Cash Flow Game (1/2 Day)
Business and financial strategies using the popular board game.
For small teams (10 - 20 people):
In addition to their recreational team events, they offer 2 facilitated team building sessions.
Co-Pilot Communications Challenge [PDF] (1/2 Day)
Uses Flight Simulators. Maximum Group Size = 20 people.
- Task Saturation Workshop [PDF] Uses Flight Simulators and military examples. Maximum Group Size = 10
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