Team Building

Let UCalgary Active Living and Outdoor Centre tailor a team building activity for you and your colleagues. We can get you moving in a way that fits your group’s skills and interests.


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“Crush the courts” - Team Building

Pickleball, racquetball, squash
With a variety of option there is a racquet sport for everyone. Come and enjoy our indoor or outdoor courts while you rally with your co-workers. Some of the options we offer are open format, instructional group lessons or tournament set up. Costs include equipment rental.

$110/hr – facility usage up to 24 people
$160/hr – 24 people + instruction or tournament setup

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Build and Game - Team Building

Mini U is excited to offer your team three unforgettable team building activities!  Activities will be facilitated by our instructors and can be adapted for your team. You can bring your own food or you can order food at an additional cost to be delivered by Aramark on campus. We recommend that you book your event at least 6-8 weeks in advance and we will respond within 5 business days.

LEGO® Builders - This event features fun building challenges to choose from like favourite food/animal, marble maze run or see who can build the tallest tower and then destroy it! Everyone will get to create their own name wall and decorate it to express who they are which makes for a good photo opportunity!

Active Gamers - Staff will play the hottest new motion control games for Xbox One Kinect and Wii U gaming systems. Participants will also get to play a wide variety of classic and new board games!

Gym Games (Limited Availability) - Everyone will get to play a variety of fun games and activities together in one of the gyms on campus. Games will be tailored for your team and be facilitated by one of our experienced games instructors! Some popular activities include dodgeball, parachute games, floor hockey and soccer.

$95/1.5 hrs – 16 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Climbing - Team Building

Available September, January, April, May, June

Have your team climb their way to success by working together to face the mental and physical challenges offered by indoor rock climbing.   Trust and communication are key components of every great belay-tionship, but these skills will be put to the test with a variety of on-the-wall activities and open rock climbing time. 

1.5 hours - $90.00/6 participants
2 hours - $110.00/6 participants
Min 6, max 24 participants

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Ice Skating - Team Building

Available September - February

Looking for a truly Canadian way to bond with your team? Come and spend an hour with a skating instructor where everyone from beginner skaters to those who live on skates will enjoy this inclusive group program. Skate rental included, all participants are required to wear a skating helmet. Available at Olympic Oval or Bowness Park.

$130/hr – 15 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Lunch & Learn - Team Building

Sit back and enjoy your lunch as one of our personal trainers or movement specialists presents to your team about a variety of topics. Choose from General health and wellness, proper workplace ergonomics, lower back pain, stretching and exercise guidelines to combat the effects of sitting all day, or other topics of your choosing.

$120/hr – 30 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Personal Training - Team Building

Workout with your co-workers! Get the benefits of personal training, but in a social setting. We can work with you to find a time and day that works for your whole group, where we will train in one of our private studios

$120/hr – 14 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Roll and release - Team Building

This class combines gentle yoga, stretching and muscle release to leave you feeling relaxed, restored and re-energized. What every team needs to be ready to take on new challenges and take their team to the next level.

$95/hr – 20 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

UCalgaryCANswim - Team Building

This program is designed to help UCalgary Staff and Faculty feel comfortable in the water.  Learning how to float can save your life and learning how to swim can change your life. Bring your team in and learn some new skills that will empower and engage your co-workers as you enjoy some time in the pool. Take your first steps towards learning to swim. This can be your first time or your 100th attempt, either way, we welcome your participation.
You do not need to know how to swim.
You do not need to know how to float,
You do not need to know how to get into the pool.

$235/hr – 30 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

XC Ski – Team Building

Available January - February

Come and spend 3 hours out of the office and in the snow! Learn how to cross country ski in a local Calgary park with your co-works. All equipment rental is included, transportation is available at an additional charge.

$500 – 10 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca

Yoga/Meditation - Team Building

Enjoy this combination of gentle yoga and a guided meditation/visualization designed to both relax and rejuvenate you, a perfect break in your day for all fitness levels.  No experience required.

$95/hr – 20 people

To book a personalized team activity, email bookit@ucalgary.ca