Team building exercises have become an essential part of modern corporate culture. The purpose of these exercises is to promote collaboration, communication, and trust among team members. Team building exercises can range from simple icebreakers to complex problem-solving challenges. The goal is to provide a fun and interactive way for team members to get to know each other better and improve their ability to work together effectively. These exercises not only help to build stronger teams, but they also have a positive impact on overall morale and productivity. In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of team building exercises and suggest some of the best activities to help you strengthen your team.

For your next Texas Corporate Retreat, Reunion, party or special event, you should schedule it at one of the below locations for some team building activities and games. One of the best ways to build a productive team that works together, strengthen bonds with friends or families, or just have unique and fun party is to try some of these team building activities and games. Below is our list of some of businesses that offer team building activities and team building games in Texas.

Team Building Activities at The Cedars Ranch
Team Building Activities at The Cedars Ranch
Team Building Activities at The Cedars Ranch

The Cedars Ranch (Wimberley)

Situated on twenty acres of meandering live oak and cedar trees in the Texas Hill Country, and a short 45-minute drive southwest of Austin, The Cedars Ranch is a contemporary eco event space and wellness destination ideal for hosting corporate retreats, team building workshops and special events. Accommodation is available on site for 6 – 8 people, with plenty of accommodation options nearby. We can provide corporate facilitation on request.

Some of the team building facilities available include:

  • 20 acres of Texas Hill Country land and trails
  • Unique multipurpose indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Great hall (capacity 180 – 250)
  • Tree-lined plaza (capacity 200 +)
  • Event bar (capacity 28 – 40)
  • Enclosed garden and gazebo
  • Outdoor lounge and games
  • Fire pit and much more.

Seguin Outdoor Learning Center (Wimberley)

The challenge course provides a powerful learning experience for your group or team. Their trained and experienced facilitators will guide you through sequenced activities designed to build trust, teamwork, leadership skills, communication skills, and camaraderie. Groups of all types have enjoyed the challenge course program, including businesses, athletic teams, sororities and fraternities, scout groups, school classes, and more. We build a custom program for each group based on the group’s needs and goals to make the experience as rewarding as possible.

Team Building Activities at Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
Team Building Activities at Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
Team Building Activities at Seguin Outdoor Learning Center

Some of the team building activities and games available include:

  • Catwalk – Participants traverse a telephone pole.
  • Two Line Bridge – Walk from one pole to the next with cables
  • Multivine – Balance while traversing a cable with the aid of vines
  • Wild Woozy – Traverse along two progressively widening cables
  • Heebee Geebee – Traverse a cable with crossed ropes
  • Power Pole – Climb the telephone pole and leap for the trapeze
  • Climbing Wall – 45′ tower
  • Many low elements as well
Team Building Activities at Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
Team Building Activities at Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
Team Building Activities at Seguin Outdoor Learning Center

Zip Lost Pines (Cedar Creek/Bastrop)

Located just 25 minutes east of downtown Austin is Zip Lost Pines, a modern new zip line tour that opened in 2016. Zip Lost Pines is perfect for any type of team building, whether you are looking for professionally facilitated activities to work on communication styles, time management, problem solving, collaboration, leadership skills or if you just want to zip line and have some fun. Zip Lost Pines offers a wide variety of options from half day events to multi-day team building events.
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Team Building Activities at Lost Pines Zip Lines
Team Building Activities at Lost Pines Zip Line
Team Building Activities at Lost Pines Zip Lines
Team Building Activities at Lost Pines Zip Lines

Some of the team building activities and games available include:

  • 6 Side by Side Zip Lines Up to a Quarter of a Mile Long
  • 3 Suspension Bridges
  • Trails to Walk or Run
  • Catering
  • Hiking
  • Team Building Activities led by Skilled Facilitators
  • Icebreakers
  • Low to No Prop Activities
  • Group Processing

Lone Star Peak Performance (Lake Buchanan, Texas)

M5 Ranch combines rustic elegance with professional facilities in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting along the shoreline of Lake Buchanan. They offer a wide variety of team building activities, team building games, meeting facilities, and rustic ranch style accommodations. Lone Star Peak Performance can tailor an experiential leaning and team building program to fit your group needs and objectives and can include elements that focus on physical challenges or elements that are more mentally or emotionally challenging or activities that just a lot of fun.Read out our visit to check out Lone Star Peak Performance.

Leap of Faith at Lone Star Peak Performance
Team Building Activities at Lone Star
Lone Star Peak Performance Team Building activities

Some of the team building activities and games available include:

  • Rock wall climbing and rappelling
  • Low ropes activities
  • Cargo net climb
  • High Cat walk with triple step up
  • Boson swings and a zip line
  • Power pole (Leap of Faith)
  • Leader reaction Course
  • Nitro Crossing, Teeter Totter, and Log Roll
  • Orienteering Course
  • Paintball
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Texas Survival Classes
  • Cave Rescue

Camp Lantern Creek (Montgomery)

Located about 55 miles north of Houston and sitting on over 100 acres of beautiful countryside in the Texas piney woods, Camp Lantern Creek is a Texas summer camp and retreat center focusing on creative leadership skills and outdoor activities.

At the heart of the retreat center is the Camp Lantern Creek Challenge Course. Open year round to fit your schedule, Camp Lantern Creek’s certified staff is committed to taking your group to an elevated level of communication, cohesiveness, and self-discovery. Through a sequence of team building initiatives, as well as low and high elements, they’ll work alongside you to design a program specific to your organization’s unique needs. With the flexibility and determination to meet the goals of its clients, the retreat center and challenge course offers the opportunity to grow individually, develop leadership skills, and build lasting relationships in an experiential and creative fashion. Available to school aged youths, young adults, and professional groups, Camp Lantern Creek invites you to challenge yourself to reach new heights.

There 12 low rope elements, including All Aboard, TP Shuffle, Trust Fall, Nitro Crossing, Prouty’s Landing, Spider Web, Triangle Tension Traverse, Wild Woozie, Islands, Team Wall, Mohawk Walk, Team Skis and the Slackline. There are 7 high rope elements that include a 300′ Zip line, Giant Swing, Screamer, Cat Walk, Dangle Du, Multiline, Two Line Bridge and Flying Squirrel. Plus Lantern Creek has an archery range, covered and lit basketball courts, a volleyball court, swimming pool, 40 foot water slide, two lakes, and canoeing.

Texas Panic Room (Austin)

With locations in Austin, San Antonio and Dallas, Texas Panic Room is the original and best escape room experience in Texas.Imagine – you are locked up in a room for 60 minutes with your co-workers, and the only way to get out is by working together to solve the clues and puzzles hidden inside the room. None of our rooms are scary. Instead, they test your communication skills and the ability to think outside of the box. This is a new, innovative and thrilling type of fun, and it is perfect for all ages!

Team Building Activities at Texas Panic Room
Texas Panic Room
Texas Panic Room

The Panic Room aims to put teams through a fun yet time-bound challenge that forges team bonds and brings out the best of people in the most critical of times. We can assure you that our staff and experience will be courteous, professional, and fun for you and your group.By solving a series of puzzles using your deduction skills and clues found throughout the room! With four unique and challenging scenarios that change every 6-8 months, there is always an opportunity.

Team Building Activities at MYLO Obstacle Fitness
Team Building Activities at MYLO Obstacle Fitness
MYLO Obstacle Fitness

MYLO Obstacle Fitness (Austin)

A unique experience, MYLO Obstacle Fitness is Austin’s only Outdoor Obstacle Course Gym. It has 75 acres of land with 24 outdoor obstacles and more being added. The Obstacle Fitness they offer improves your overall health. It does this by increasing strength, cardio, agility, endurance and most of all mental discipline. MYLO challenges you, pushing your limits and getting you out of your comfort zone.

MYLO has the following amenities:

  • Creek to run
  • Trails to run
  • Free Weights
  • Hills for cardio
  • Training for mud runs, obstacle course races
  • Military boot camp
  • Obstacle fitness

Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park (Pflugerville, Texas)

Located just north of downtown Austin is an adventure park that opened in 2014. It’s perfect for any type of team building where you’re looking to build trust, confidence, leadership, or commitment. After the team building exercises, your team can also enjoy the water park’s rides, lazy river, and food. Hawaiian Falls offers a variety of full day and half day team building packages. Read about our day at the Hawaiian Falls Water Park and learn more about the Adventure Park activities.

Team Building Activities at Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park
Team Building Activities at Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park
Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park

To test agility, strength, endurance, and confidence and to have some fun, here are some of the activities:

  • Three-level ropes course with 15 different rope activities on each level
  • 45′ rope ladder
  • 18 rope bridges and tunnels on three different levels
  • Adrenaline-pumping and thrilling 60′ free fall
  • 45′ tall rock climbing wall
  • Three 500 foot long zip lines

Maze Rooms (Austin)

Maze Rooms Austin is a unique and challenging new wave of interactive entertainment immersing you in a real life escape room game. You’ll be so excited and energized afterwards that you won’t be able to stop talking about it! Maze Rooms has been featured on the Ellen Show, VH1, and NPR radio. They also have a spacious waiting room with couches, tables, and a TV with Netflix and Wii, so feel free to bring your own food and drinks to enjoy while you wait. Maze Rooms Austin is perfect for big events from birthday parties to bachelorette parties to corporate events. They make it an unforgettable experience!

Team Building Activities at Maze Rooms Austin
Team Building Activities at Maze Rooms Austin
Maze Rooms Austin

This is a perfect place for team building. You will be put in a themed room with your team for 60 minutes. You will have to rely on critical thinking and teamwork to escape the room.The only way to escape is to work together and communicate effectively. Combine your wits and brainpower to find clues, solve puzzles, and uncover the key to victory! They are a full production company specializing in high-tech gadgets and full set design, so be prepared to be transported to another world!

Simon Trask
Author: Simon Trask

Simon loves Texas and the Great Outdoors. From East Texas pines to West Texas mountains, he calls North Texas home but is always ready to float a river in Hill Country or go fishing on the Gulf Coast. Simon loves camping and road trips as well, whether it's cruising Highway 287, 82, 69 or 281, that's the true way to see what Texas is all about!

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