Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to world-class hotels and restaurants, as well as one-of-a-kind meeting venues, making it the perfect spot for corporate gatherings. On top of that, the sunny region is a year-round hub of versatile attractions, so if you're looking for a team bonding experience, look no further than these activities and venues for your work-family bonding time.
Offering plenty of team-building-specific challenges is Tigertail Lake Recreational Center in Davie. Choose between a full or half-day program guided by team-building experts and customize your day based on your needs. Try your hand at rock climbing or sailing, or bond with your team on either the ropes or water obstacle course. You can even host your meeting there — the center, part of Broward College, has several meeting rooms for small and large groups.
Another solid venue for team-building is Tree Tops Park, also in Davie. The park offers countless group activities, from fishing to horseback riding and archery to boating. Plus, several courts for sports, including tennis, basketball, and pickleball. You can also host your meeting there — the park has on-site meeting facilities and pavilions. Other local venues perfect for team bonding include Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale, featuring an indoor ropes course, go-kart racing, bowling, and more.
For a professional rock climbing experience, book a climbing class for your group at ProjectROCK in Oakland Park and learn all there is to know about rock climbing.
Ax-throwing is another team bonding activity that has gained popularity. Some local spots include Chops + Hops Axe Throwing Lodge in Fort Lauderdale and Extreme Axe Throwing Hollywood.
Greater Fort Lauderdale is a versatile place with the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Everglades to the west, and a vibrant Intracoastal Waterway — all perfect settings for team-building fun.
Be a tourist for the day with your colleagues and plan a leisurely ride along the New River and Intracoastal Waterway on the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi. With hop-on-hop-off privileges, you and your team can choose to hop off at any stop to explore the museums, shops, and restaurants nestled along the shoreline. You can also charter your own Water Taxi boat for a floating cocktail party.
Greater Fort Lauderdale offers countless tours and sightseeing cruises. Staying Afloat Party Boats takes you through the area and stops to let you splash around in the water with floaties and drinks. Coastal Yacht Tours serves champagne on a private yacht, giving your group a taste of the rich and famous lifestyle.
Other fun water activities include kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). You can book a guided tour or hit up Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Fort Lauderdale or the Anne Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood, both offer watercraft rentals and feature launch sites.
For a day out west, take your team on an airboat adventure through the Everglades. Local outfitters include Everglades Holiday Park or Sawgrass Recreation Park, which offer airboat tours, animal encounters, and more. For a true test of bravery, at Sawgrass Recreation Park you can book a nighttime adventure for your group to experience the sounds of the Everglades at night and spot alligators by the shining lights of their eyes.
If you’re looking for open water and fishing opportunities, book a fishing charter with All-Inclusive Sport Fishing or another local outfitter for a day-long offshore fishing adventure in search of wahoo, swordfish, king mackerel, and more. Or, take your colleagues freshwater fishing for largemouth and peacock bass and other species in the Everglades with a guide at Sawgrass Recreation Park in Weston.
There is no such thing as too many chefs in the kitchen when you schedule a group cooking class as part of a team-building activity.
TRP Taste is an excellent location for a private cooking demonstration or class focused on celebrating the craft of cooking, wine, and food pairings, pasta making, sushi rolling, or mixology classes. Small group classes for up to 12 people include a sit-down meal lasting for two to three hours.
If you’re looking for a new type of corporate team building, Craft Food Tours hosts some of the tastiest corporate events in South Florida. For groups of 10-60, their corporate packages are great for office parties, incentives, unforced team-building, and more.
Book your team a spot in a Publix Aprons Cooking School class. The only location in Greater Fort Lauderdale that offers classes is in Plantation. Publix hosts cooking classes several days throughout the week, and each class has a theme, whether it’s on a specific ethnic dish or a type of dessert. Bond over good food and learn from expert chefs.
In Pompano Beach, Chef Alice holds cooking classes a couple of times each month and provides a hands-on experience that teaches groups how to make cuisine with an international flavor.
From water to land and indoor to outdoor, there’s no limit to the types of team-building activities you’ll find in Greater Fort Lauderdale. Book an experience today and prepare to bond with your team like never before.