Team Building Activities

Companies come to Canada House to strengthen their teams by designing a retreat unlike any other.  Offering a myriad of team building activities, we are able to inspire creativity, encourage focus and create synergy for your team in a unique venue surrounded by the majestic Canadian wilderness. 

Outdoor Activities

Front view of large boat cruise

Boat Cruises

The waters surrounding the town of Killarney are home to some of the most beautiful freshwater cruising grounds in the world. Your team will experience the unspoiled granite and quartz basined bays, crystal clear water, and have a chance to see some of Canada’s iconic wildlife. From guided tours, regattas, bareboat rentals, or sailing instruction, toss off the dock lines and set sail for an experience that will stay with you beyond your time in Killarney.

Young man sailing

Sailing Experiences

Our sailing experiences are designed to bring your team closer together by developing and strengthening relationships that will seamlessly translate back into the workplace. With some of Ontario’s best scenery as the back drop, your team will complete individual tasks to reach a common goal. Under the guidance of an experienced crew, everyone will have a chance to set sail, trim the sails and take the helm while they navigate the waters of the bay.

Flotilla of sailboats

Flotillas

Flotilla – a group moving together. Get your group moving together and tour them around the pristine waters of Killarney in any number of different boat combinations – motorized and non-motorized. Come face-to-face with a giant stone Chief, discover some of the local ecology, history, and geology, and cruise past spectacular local landmarks with your team, all the while moving as one.

Friends exploring rocks by water

Wilderness Excursions

A truly Canadian experience is all part of the package here in Killarney. On land or on the water, there are so many options to choose from. From simple group excursions to more involved team building challenges, we can customize your outing to fit the individual needs, goals and comfort levels of your group.

Marshmallows roasting over fire

Bonfires

As the glow of the fire wraps its arms around your team, everyone experiences that very special time of day that will unite them in a way no other activity can. Let us custom design a moment like this for your team as they enjoy everything else we have to offer. Spoiler: there could be s’mores!

Guests hiking Killarney shoreline

Guided Hikes

White quartzite mountains and pink granite ridges: with several breathtaking trails just minutes from Killarney Mountain Lodge, your team will experience some of the most stunning scenery in Ontario.

Sunset over Georgian Bay

Kayaking / Canoeing into the Sunset

Take your team down Killarney Channel as you discover life on the shore and the picturesque town of Killarney. The group will then make it’s way into Killarney Bay to behold the sun as it sinks into the western sky. Or, you can kayak/canoe across Killarney Channel over to George Island where your team will hike through pine forests and take a break with a delicious fish fry shore lunch.

Perch frying on Killarney waterfront

Team Fish Fry

Enjoy locally caught whitefish fried up fresh and served in the traditional Killarney style on our outdoor BBQ overlooking Killarney Channel. A unique experience for lunch or early dinner!

Indoor Activities

Games room with pool table and shuffleboard

Catered Meetings for indoor Team Building Games and Icebreakers

Our Pavillion is ideal for a wide range of different team building and game activities. From shuffleboard, billiards, ping pong, darts, and multiple card and table games, this is where the real competition begins!

Guests participating in cooking class

Team Cooking Classes

The group that cooks together … The Killarney Mountain Lodge culinary team takes your group through the preparation and cooking of some of Killarney’s most famous dishes. Build your own canapés, or experience a team cake decoration challenge.

Family with paintings of lighthouse

Painting and the Power of Creativity

Tap into your inner artist with a group painting class. Enjoy the fun and fulfilment of creating your own masterpiece while our local artists and teachers share their passion for the Group of Seven, and provide your team with takeaway painting tips.

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