With over 22 miles of stunning beaches, beautiful historic neighborhoods, vibrant street art and a thriving food scene, Jacksonville is an awesome place to live and work in Florida. Its abundance of attractions also makes it an ideal spot for engaging team building events.
There are a wide variety of activities that work for fun and effective team building, and Jacksonville has a fair few on offer, ranging from sweet culinary classes to murder mystery spectaculars. Here are 10 of the very best team building events in Jacksonville FL.
1. Solve a mind-boggling crime with CluedUpp
An immersive, murder mystery event with CluedUpp makes the ideal team building event in Jacksonville because it encourages groups to work together, develop new skills and make lasting memories.
Here at CluedUpp, we craft bespoke events for businesses and organizations across the globe. Each experience is based around a serious crime (such as a murder) which teams race to solve in the quickest time.
We use GPS to track each player’s location as they work their way across a custom-built map of Jacksonville. Along the way, each team will have to collect evidence, find witnesses, interrogate virtual suspects and solve various puzzles and challenges in order to piece together the mystery. It’s a fully interactive team building option that your colleagues won’t forget in a hurry!
What makes our events so great for larger groups is the fact that they’re suitable for everyone. There’s no heavy drinking or strenuous physical activities. There’s just mentally stimulating challenges that will get you out from behind your desks and onto the streets of the city. It’s an event that will appeal to every member of your team.
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2. Make your own chocolates at Sweet Pete’s - the ideal team building event in Jacksonville FL for those with a sweet tooth
Who doesn’t love candy? Well now, you can get your team together and make some tasty treats yourself!
At Sweet Pete’s, you and your team of between 10 and 100 people can attend a hands-on private candy-making class and learn how to make your own hand pulled lollipops, taffy, chocolate bars or gummies. The interactive experience will teach your group new skills and let you fill your bellies with delicious handmade treats.
For team building events, you can book a private room and add food and alcoholic beverages to the hour long candy making class. This sweet and creative experience is a Jacksonville team building activity you won’t want to miss.
3. Hit the ropes at UNF Ropes Course
If you’re looking for challenging yet rewarding team building in Jacksonville, UNF Ropes Course could be the perfect place. The course offers 3 different exciting group options: Zip Line, Low Ropes & Zip Line and Low/High Ropes & Zip Line. None are for the faint hearted!
The latter is designed specifically for team building. The 6-hour intensive program begins with 2 hours of interesting icebreakers and games, before introducing teams to a combination of the course’s high and low rope challenges. The whole day ends with an awesome zipline over Lake Oneida - the views are remarkable!
An afternoon of high-adrenaline physical challenges at UNF Ropes Course will re-energize your group and teach important, transferable skills. It’s the Jacksonville team building event that adventurous teams won't be able to get enough of.
4. Paddle along Jacksonville’s waterways with Adventure Kayak Florida
For energetic team building, Jacksonville’s extensive waterways provide an ideal location, and Adventure Kayak Florida will take you and your team to all the best spots.
Adventure Kayak hosts 2-3 hour guided kayak tours at several different locations around Jacksonville. The tours are ideal for kayaking newbies as Adventure Kayak’s experienced guides will teach you everything you need to know before you hit the water. Along the route, your group will learn all about the history and wildlife of the local area, and you’ll have plenty of breaks along the way to take pictures, have a snack and take a rest.
Take to the water, learn about your local surroundings and make lasting memories with your colleagues at this adventurous team building activity in Jacksonville.
5. Bowl, play and compete at Main Event
Encouraging a bit of friendly competition between your colleagues always makes for a fun team building event. Main Event is an impressive indoor entertainment venue filled with bowling lanes, games, laser tag and virtual reality activities.
Each and every game is designed to bring friends, families and colleagues together to share a fun, social experience. It’s a one-stop shop for indoor entertainment - perfect whatever the weather!
For your team building event, you can book one of many exciting packages, allowing your group to have fun experiencing all of the games, along with any optional food and drink additions. Treat your team to an afternoon of nostalgic fun and create lasting memories at Main Event.
6. Tour the city on Jacksonville’s Pedal Pub party bike
For an exciting and boozy team building activity in Jacksonville, let loose and get pedaling on a Pedal Pub party bike.
Pedal Pub takes teams of up to 15 people on 2-hour tours across the city on their impressive, Dutch crafted party bikes. Choose from one of 4 tours in Jacksonville and Pedal Pub’s enthusiastic tour guide (or “pilot”) will navigate your group to 2-3 of the best local breweries, bars and restaurants en route. Bringing your own beer and wine on board is not only allowed, but encouraged!
For larger groups, you can organize a custom tour with multiple party bikes. A Pedal Pub city tour is a great way to relax and bond as a team, making it an ideal team building option in Jacksonville FL.
7. Find your way out of a challenging escape room at Breakout Games
Escape rooms continue to be a popular option for team building because they encourage groups to work together, communicate and collaborate as they try to break free. Jacksonville’s most popular escape room venue, Breakout Games, provides the ideal spot for your team to do just that.
Breakout Games has multiple thrilling rooms to choose from, with a variety of different themes. Can your team stop a runaway train before it’s too late? Can you follow a path of clues to uncover the alias of a missing agent in Operation: Casino? Search for clues and solve puzzles to accomplish your mission and escape, making lasting memories with your team as you do it.
Challenge your colleagues to a mentally stimulating escape room for an immersive team building event in Jacksonville FL.
8. Perfect your swing at Top Golf
For an energetic team building event that Jacksonville’s sporty teams will love, a trip to Top Golf’s target driving range will be just the ticket.
At Top Golf, you and your team will be challenged to accurately hit golf balls at targets out on the range from one of their 100+ climate controlled hitting bays. The balls are microchipped, meaning they can track each shot’s distance and accuracy, and reward points for every target hit.
The golfing venue also hosts a dedicated 3-hour team building event in which an experienced host will guide your group through an icebreaker activity and 3-4 rounds of thrilling competition.
Just a short drive from downtown, a competitive golf experience at Top Golf offers an exciting option for team building in Jacksonville FL.
9. Let your inner child loose at Flight Adventure Park
Flight Adventure Park is an indoor family adventure venue and trampoline park with a battle beam, climbing wall, laser race, slackline, arcade and so much more. But it’s not just for kids.
For your team building event, you can rent out the entire park for your group, giving you exclusive and unlimited access to all its attractions. You can also blast your own music playlist throughout the park and bring your own food too.
An afternoon at Flight Adventure Park will be an energetic and bouncy team building activity for Jacksonville’s young-at-heart.
10. Race go karts at Autobahn Speedway
Go karting has always been a popular choice for corporate team building events, and there’s a reason why. Go karting is an invigorating group experience that will get your team’s adrenaline going as you compete, bond and break down barriers.
Autobahn Speedway Jacksonville is Florida’s largest completely indoor karting facility, with 2 Grand Prix style tracks on offer. For your team building event, you can book one of the track’s dedicated party packages and enjoy exhilarating races, comfortable facilities and other fully customizable options to make the experience perfect for your group.
Treat your team to a thrilling experience at the track for a memorable Jacksonville team building event that will get hearts racing!