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Top 10 San Francisco Bay Area Team Building Activities

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to hundreds of parks and thousands of restaurants. The city alone has 36 neighborhoods and is a stone’s throw from more than 100 other municipalities, making it the perfect spot for team scavenger hunts, Amazing Race challenges, and other outdoor and indoor team building events. Our list of the top 10 San Francisco Bay Area team-building activities will inspire your coworkers to get creative and solve challenges — all while having a blast! Escape From Angel Island OK, so Angel Island isn’t exactly Alcatraz. But there are a lot of rules in place…

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Top 20 Team Building Activities in 2021

Now that we’re back in the office again (at least part-time), we are so ready to make up for all that face-to-face bonding time we lost over the past year. Yet doing so is easier said than done. What if your team doesn’t have the same spark — the same creative chemistry — it once did? Or, maybe you just need a few activities to reintroduce old office buddies and formerly introduce new teammates. These 20 team-building activities will help ease your team back into that #officelifestyle. Amazing Race Just like in the TV game show The Amazing Race, challenge…

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Top 10 San Francisco Team Building Locations

The Bay Area is home to dozens of cities, towns, municipalities, and neighborhoods that are perfect for team-building events. Boasting both wide-open spaces (think beaches, parks, and state forests), you could go as far north as Sonoma or as far south as San Jose and you won’t struggle to find a picture-perfect spot for bonding. This list of the top 10 San Francisco team building locations offers ideal spots for Amazing Race-style scavenger hunts, field games and other team-building activities. Fisherman’s Wharf Fisherman’s Wharf offers the quintessential kid-in-a-candy-shop Bay Area experience! It’s full of child-like wonder and home to some…

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Team Building Ideas for This Summer

Summer is upon us, and it’s time to take advantage of it — team-building style!   Not only is summer finally here, but we’ve also got a lot of catching up to do. Even though we were only socially distanced for a little over a year, it feels like the last time we high-fived our office buddies was eons ago.   Let’s make this summer the best ever by getting the whole team back together with a few of our favorite team-building ideas for this summer.   Team Building for the New Normal Let’s face it: this summer will be…

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Safest In-Person Team Building Activities Right Now

As we race to the finish line of the COVID-19 pandemic (and hopefully all coronaviruses in the future), we’re all more than ready to put the events of 2020 behind us.  Yet, we’re not totally Scot-free yet (sorry, Scott), and in-person team building activities still need to adhere to some guidelines — just ensure everyone stays happy (and healthy) during the tail-end of COVID.  The safest in-person team-building activities create a safe space for vaccinated, non-vaccinated, and immune-compromised coworkers.  And at the end of the day, a team building event should be inclusive for everyone.  So it’s best to gauge…

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Do’s and Dont’s of Outdoor Team Building Events in a Post-Covid World

(as of June 1, 2021 – although there’s a good chance that a lot of this info will change by the time you read this!) We had some amazing experiences with our virtual events, but we can’t stop talking about how excited we are to take things back to the real world again!  (No, not the MTV show — but we do offer plenty of gameshows and other experiences to show off all the newfound skills you gleaned in quarantine). From scavenger hunts to patio game shows to code-cracking, we’ve updated some of our most popular events to be new-normal…

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Planning In-Person Teambuilding Events in a 2021 COVID World

As vaccinations become more widespread and things begin to reopen, in-person teambuilding events are once again becoming a viable option for fostering teamwork and growth in your company. However, while the situation is definitely improving, COVID-19 is still active and most COVID safety guidelines, including social distancing among other things, are still in effect around the world.    The majority of teambuilding events require participants to get much closer than six feet of one  another, so how can companies safely incorporate in-person teambuilding and navigate this new normal? A daunting question, but we’re here with some guidelines and resources to…

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12 “Do It Yourself” Virtual Team Building Ideas to Spice up Online Meetings

We’ve all been there. A loud sigh at a virtual meeting as another presenter clicks through a PowerPoint, followed by a frantic check to make sure you were muted. Thankfully, this time, you were. Then you start to wonder who all your coworkers really are behind the virtual backgrounds and the shark filters. You find yourself asking, “Is there a way to cut through the talking heads and really connect with people in this virtual age?” The answer is yes! So here are our Top 12 Simple Activities that you can do on your own to bring your team together…

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8 Virtual Events That Don’t Suck

If you’re like most of us, when this pandemic hit, you went through various stages of emotional changes. In the forefront, there were some very serious existential dilemmas, and in the background– your rediscovering of water painting, 18th century French literature, and figuring out how to do yoga in your 400 square foot apartment. At some point, when all our survivalist & sanitizer concerns had cleared, we felt a deep profound sadness, like when we first saw The Phantom Menace, but worse. We are learning that we need human contact, and communication. The first week maybe you did some meetups,…

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Tips for a Successful Zoom Happy Hour

Ok gang, so it looks like this “stuck at home thing” isn’t going away any time soon. The fatigue is real. You’ve worn out your Netflix binges. Maybe you started with noble intentions on Ozark, and moved through Office reruns, and now you’re slumming it with old A-TEAM seasons. The sourdough baking has gotten stale (no pun intended….OK pun definitely intended). Let’s face it. You miss people. You miss connection…and you miss FUN! DO NOT FRET! ALL IS NOT LOST! Fun is still possible! We at Feet First believe that FUN is nutrition for the soul just as necessary as…

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