• Christa Niravong

Outdoor Team Building Activities During COVID-19


ONE AXE Pursuits: Can you do team building during COVID-19?


For nearly a year now, corporate team building has had to resort to virtual options, if teams wanted to try to get together.

No doubt the virtual fatigue has become very real. There is nothing that can replace seeing your coworkers and colleagues in person, engaging in real life, in-person team building.


For companies that are investing in team building, we know it’s important to bring your team back in-person, bonding and learning together again in a unique, outdoor corporate team building activity.


How is ONE AXE Pursuits keeping you safe during COVID?


At ONE AXE Pursuits, we are committed to keeping you safe and at a safe physical distance from one another. We have COVID-19 precautions in place such as use of face-coverings, masks and sneeze shields.


When will ONE AXE Pursuits get back to regular team building?


ONE AXE Pursuits is ready to bring remote teams back for corporate team building experiences such as the Amazing Race and Mission Impossible. Even in the red zone, we can operate with ten participants indoors or 25 outdoors! This is exciting because it means team building groups can return from remote offices and see their colleagues again! ONE AXE provides in-person, outdoor team building activities at a safe distance that is unique and rewarding. We bet you can’t wait to get outdoors and out of the home office and reacquaint with your team.


The Amazing Elora Race will be the first program to return to the outdoor corporate team building roster since it is a program that can easily keep participants apart yet still work together.


If we’re in the red zone, you book for groups of 25 or less for the Amazing Elora Race! And once we get into the orange zone, you can have 100 people outdoors and ten indoors which also opens up the Mission Impossible Program.

Even in the grey lockdown zone, you can still send out your executive team of five to experience a really great event in a small group scenario.


ONTARIO COVID-19 COLOUR ZONE - INDOOR AND OUTDOOR GATHERING LIMITS


Gathering limit Indoors and Outdoors for ONE AXE Pursuits Programs


Stay-at-home order

5ppl outdoors -Amazing Elora Race


Grey lockdown zone

10ppl outdoors -Amazing Elora Race


Red zone

10ppl indoors Mission Impossible

25ppl outdoors Amazing Elora Race and Adventure Team Challenge


Orange zone

50ppl indoors Mission Impossible

100ppl outdoors Amazing Elora Race and Adventure Team Challenge


Yellow zone

50ppl indoors Mission Impossible

100ppl outdoors Amazing Elora Race and Adventure Team Challenge


Green zone

50ppl indoors Mission Impossible

100ppl outdoors Amazing Elora Race and Adventure Team Challenge


It's time to start looking toward the future and planning ahead for the spring season for outdoor corporate team building and activities. Our outdoor program include a deluxe scavenger hunt which will have your team build leadership skills while having fun outdoors. Our indoor team building event has been called an escape room on steroids!


Want to know more about each corporate team building experience?


Adventure Team Challenge is great for larger groups (20 participants or more). This program includes a zipline, rappel, low ropes, cable ladder climb up the cliff and a navigation component. Teams can be competitive and earn points to find what team gained the most points to win, or they can compile their scores to compare with previous companies.


Amazing Elora Race has been the most popular for groups of all sizes, with approximately 14 clues scattered around the village of Elora, in both urban and wilderness areas. There are roadblocks and detours as well as options to choose gross or fun food challenges and add high intensity rope challenges such a zipline or rappel stations.


For an indoor option, Mission Impossible is a spy-training event where teams work together to cross laser fields, rappel through a trap door, decipher messages, escape from a cage, avoid trip wires and defuse a bomb. Mission Impossible can be run at ONE AXE's Elora office with 10,000 s.f. of space. The Mission Impossible program is also portable and can run at various other locations. Other popular locations for the program include the Toronto Film Studios and the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District in Toronto.


It's time to bring the corporate teams back together in a way that is safe and rewarding for everyone and increase employee engagement.


Looking forward to welcoming those corporate team building groups from Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, the GTA and Toronto back to our fun and unique team building programs in Elora, Ontario!

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