Top Team Building Activities In And Around Silicon Beach

The best team building activities aren’t about scoring face-time with the boss or finally showing up your irritating coworker. A good team building event gets you and your team outside your comfort zones, opens communication across the group, and is a lot of fun for everyone.

If you’re looking for an interesting team building event that will satisfy millennials and boomers alike, then check out these sweet suggestions in the Silicon Beach area.

#1 – Get outside with Rock N Rope Adventures

Team building events should get your team out of the office—and their comfort zones. What better way to do both than outdoor rock climbing? Check out Rock N Rope Adventures, where they specialize in organizing adrenaline-fuelled activities. You can climb at Malibu Creek State Park, Joshua Tree State Park, or Alabama Hills Lone Pine Area, depending on whether you’re looking for a half-day, full-day, or weekend-long event.

Choose this for: active teams

#2 – Hit the field with Bumper Balls

Hitting the soccer pitch might be your idea of hell, but throw in some bubble suits and you’ve got a perfect team building event. You don’t have to be super fit to play—and you don’t have to know anything about soccer to have a great time. Check out Bumper Balls, a rental company that serves the Los Angeles area that can organize a game at an outdoor location of your choice. They offer packages for a variety of group sizes and durations.

Choose this for: silly teams

#3 – Make a meal together at The Gourmandise School
Santa Monica

You’re used to cooperating in the office, why not start cooperating in the kitchen? Check out The Gourmandise School in Santa Monica where you can host a team building event for up to 24 people. Learn how to make classic American dishes, fresh and tasty sushi, handmade pasta, or your own donuts. These classes are BYOB so if HR signs off on it, you can turn this into a real party.

Choose this for: cultured teams

#4 – Get creative with Paint ‘n Sip Parties

If you’re looking for something different but don’t want to spend a whole bunch of time sussing out a venue, Paint ‘n Sip Parties is for you. They’ll come right to your office and turn it into an art studio! They specialize in paint parties, so they’ll do all the work, you just need to select the painting and the wine.

Choose this for: creative teams

#5 – Make a splash at SUP with Wade
San Pedro

Throwing the team a party on the beach is bound to be a success. SUP with Wade is a special service company that teaches stand up paddleboarding classes in the LA area. These classes are totally beginner friendly and they can accommodate 5–50 people.

Choose this for: outdoorsy teams

#6 – Get creative in the kitchen at Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom

At Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom in Westside, you can organize a team building party for 10–18 people. You’re guaranteed to have positive results, especially when everyone tastes the fruits of their labor. Making a tasty meal has an empowering effect, and it increases communication in the group. When it comes to the menu, expect lots of fresh seasonal ingredients and mouthwatering international specialties.

Choose this for: cultured teams

rock climbing#7 – Help each other reach new heights at Sender One Climbing

If you’d rather have your rock climbing team building event indoors, then bring your team down to Sender One Climbing. This colorful gym is the newest addition to the Los Angeles rock climbing family, and it’s one of the best-designed venues in the whole of Los Angeles County. Get the team together solving bouldering problems and build trust among the group on the top roping walls.

Choose this for: active teams

#8 – Learn to make sushi at the California Sushi Academy

Everyone loves sushi! For small teams who love to share a roll or two, check out the California Sushi Academy, which can host intimate team events for 6 people and up. Your team will have the unique opportunity to learn how to make legendary California rolls, spicy tuna rolls, and fresh and crunchy cucumber rolls, all while learning about the history of sushi making, traditions, and etiquette.

Choose this for: sushi-loving teams

#9 – Enjoy the surf and sun with Learn to Surf LA
Santa Monica

Where else but in LA? Bring your team to Santa Monica beach to learn how to catch a wave. Learn to Surf LA specializing in team building events for groups of 20+ people. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got a group of experienced surfers or if your team is getting its feet wet for the first time, these guys can challenge everyone at their own level.

Choose this for: active teams

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