Sometimes the best way to re-energize your group is to just leave the office behind and take your team on a mini field trip. Getting out of the office fosters communication, promotes problem-solving and encourages unconventional thinking.

Who didn’t look forward to field trips as a child? Now you can combine fun activities like bowling, golf and even wakeboarding to help a meeting or event be successful! Below are a few group activities in The Woodlands to get your group energized.

1) Bowlero, The Woodlands 27000 Interstate 45 N, Conroe, TX 77385

Bowlero, The Woodlands is a premier bowling venue offering state-of-the-art amenities with a unique retro-modern vibe. A combined 45,000 square feet of space is home to 40 lanes of glow-in-the-dark bowling, a private meeting space that can accommodate up to 60 guests and a full-service restaurant and bar. Their advanced A/V capabilities include 20 floor-to-ceiling video screens at the end of each lane to display your company logo or presentation. Multiple bars and semi-lounge areas make it perfect for groups of any size. They offer easy to customize event packages that can include unlimited games, bar packages vs. drink tickets, and menus that feature “outside-the-box” culinary creations like lamb lollipops and cronettes (croissant donuts) - YUM!

2) TopGolf 560 Spring Park Center Blvd, Spring, TX 77373

Discussing business over a round of golf has become a corporate tradition. It’s fun. It’s competitive. And it’s a unique way to entertain corporate clients and colleagues. Topgolf is golf for the masses; fun for all skill levels with no golf experience required. Their all-inclusive packages start at $44 per guest, and include game play, food, drinks and a dedicated staff to make sure your event runs smoothly. They have a variety of event spaces to choose from, including the Rooftop Terrace, which is located on the third level and features amazing views, a mix of couches and patio tables, fire features, private bar, stage and mood lighting. Want more? You can rent out the entire venue, which accommodates up to 1,000 guests.

3) Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf 3091 College Park Dr #270, The Woodlands, TX 77384

You can be kids again and play in the dark at Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf on their 6,000 square foot indoor glow-in-the-dark 18-hole golf course. With the magic of animatronics, they have created the illusion of diving underwater with sharks, interacting with life-sized dinosaurs and walking through a jungle. You have never played a round of golf like this and it is truly an out of this world experience! Shankz can accommodate up to 100 guests and a round of golf typically takes 35-60 minutes depending on speed of play, skill levels and size of group. The course can also be experienced in 3-D with special glasses the venue provides. They offer “open door” or “closed door” events and buying out the space allows the option of catering food and beverages (including alcohol) of your choice.

#4 Hangar 9 15110 Interstate 45 S, Conroe, TX 77384

Hangar 9 is a cable wake park located near The Woodlands just off I-45. Never been wakeboarding before? Hangar 9 is the perfect place to learn - from beginners to seasoned professionals, they have everything you need for a fun day on the water and to get your mind off business! Their private lake offers a unique venue for hosting on-the-water events. You can reserve their two “learner” cables by the hour, based on the size of your group. Private rentals cost $150/hour Monday-Friday and $250/hour on the weekends. Group rentals include all rental gear and a team member to coach riders.

Tip: Not coming in with a convention group but still wanting to check out this attraction? The Fairfield Inn by Marriott The Woodlands is an official partner hotel of Hanger 9, and is offering their guests a $109/night rate. Hotel guests will also enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, free internet and access to the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness facility and business center.  

For more details on each of these activities and other fun group activities like painting or archery, visit our Team Building Activities page.