Team Building Activities & Retreats

Discover why The Crossing at Ghost River is the best choice for team building workshops, activities and retreats near Calgary.


Team Building at The Crossing

Looking for a place to engage your team, have fun and build deeper bonds? Our 145 acre rural property just an hour from downtown Calgary and minutes from Cochrane, Alberta is the perfect venue to get outside of the city and into a peaceful, natural setting where your team can connect without distraction. By taking your corporate team-building to an off-site outdoor location, you can create a space for individual growth and creative freedom. Our serene environment fosters a sense of unity and calm that’s essential for positive change.


Team Building Activities & Workshops

Over our 40-plus years of experience hosting corporate events and retreats, we’ve developed a wide range of tried-and-true team-building activities and workshops – including no-cost options, as well as facilitated options from our trusted partners. Contact us for more information. 

No-Cost Team Building

Ice Breakers
We've developed a variety of team ice breaker activities, each with its own focus and goal. These include the Visual Explorer Spark, Energy Transfer Spark, Communication Spark, and High Performance Team Spark.
Nature Walks
Take advantage of being on our stunning property and use our tried-and-true nature walk programs to connect with yourself and your team. These include the Self Reflection Walk, Mindful Nature Walk, and Walk with Purpose.
We have a variety of indoor and outdoor games to foster team work, healthy competition, and connection. These include: Bocce Ball, Croquet, Horseshoe, Billiards, Ping Pong and Darts.
Bonfire Stories & Songs
Enjoy sitting around our riverside fire pit and connecting with your team over shared stories, songs and s'mores.
Star Gazing
Enjoy the clear night skies, unobstructed by light pollution, and star gaze with your team for internal reflection and relaxation after a long day of activities.
Do a team workout in our fitness center to get energized and foster health and wellness.
Snow Shoeing
Strap on a pair of our complimentary snow shoe rentals and head out with your team to explore our property and have some fun in the snow.
Ice Skating
Have some fun ice skating with your team on our beautiful outdoor skating rink, plus rink-side fire pit.
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Team Building Retreats

So much more than just a venue, The Crossing at Ghost River provides everything you need in one convenient location including personalized planning services, multiple indoor & outdoor event spaces to choose from, 27 homey guest rooms, specially prepared menus from our top-tier culinary team, and various social spaces for you to connect with your colleagues. Unlock your team’s potential. Contact us to start planning your perfect team building retreat.

Discover our unique, well-equipped, meeting spaces and conference rooms, perfect for business meetings, educational lectures, and small conferences of up to 60 people.

Our comfortable accommodations will ensure your team is well-rested and energized, including 27 guest rooms featuring private ensuite bathrooms, charming antique furnishings and restful forest views.

What better way to keep your team nourished than with delicious meals by our world-class culinary team? To ensure your whole team has a fantastic dining experience, we gladly accommodate food preferences or allergies with advance notice.

Aside from beautiful nature, The Crossing at Ghost River also offers a fitness centre, plenty of parking, free wifi, and a number of indoor and outdoor social spaces for you to connect with your colleagues.


Custom Team Building Package

Single-Day Team Buidling

All of our indoor and outdoor venues are available to book individually for single-day (non-overnight) use for up to 60 people, with the option to book out the whole property for your exclusive use.

Overnight All-Inclusive Retreats

For multi-day events or overnight use, we are pleased to offer all-inclusive event packages including on-site dining and accommodation for up to 50 peoplewith the option to book out the whole property.


Contact Us

Tell us about your event, and our experienced team of staff will help you plan it.


Customize Your Event

We’ll work with you to create the perfect event for your needs.


Create Unforgettable Memories

Enjoy escaping into our peaceful natural oasis where you can focus on what matters.


What People Are Saying

Rob Charette, Experience Manager

Rob Charette, Experience Manager

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Meet Our Experience Manager

A valued member of our team, Rob brings 12 years of retail & hospitality experience to the role of Experience Manager at The Crossing at Ghost River. 

Rob will be there to handle your planning and booking from start to finish. From site tours, to quotes, to meal and venue requirements, he takes pride in turning our clients needs and visions into an experience they will always remember.

Ready to start planning your event?

Tell us about your event, then we’ll plan it together. With our personalized event planning services, you can rest assured that every detail will be taken care of.