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The Best Team Building Activities In Athlone

Team building is an important part of creating trust between your colleagues or employees. It helps bring you closer together and creates a stronger working environment. 

Employee morale is an essential part of running a successful team. 

Team building isn’t just for corporate companies, team building is important for any team. So if you’re a sports team, youth group, or business take a look at these team building activities that you can sign up for in Athlone.

River Run Cruises

Before we get into all the other fantastic team building activities you can do in Athlone, let’s not forget about the team building events you can take part in aboard River Run. 

Our luxury passenger cruiser is the perfect place to host your night out. With a fully licensed bar on board as well as live music and finger food, River Run is the ideal place to host any team building night out. 

Have fun with your colleagues or employees while enjoying a relaxing cruise down the River Shannon. Take in all that nature has to offer as well as some of the most impressive historical sites in Athlone. 

Find out more about our team building activities on our dedicated team building page.

Lough Key Forest and Activity Park

At Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, you can book in for a corporate team building package. 

They’ll give you access to their Moylurg Room which is available for both private gatherings and for team lunches. The Moylurg Room has access straight to the Lakeside and is adaptable to all kinds of events or parties.

You can also choose to take part in some activities such as Boda Borg. This is where teams of 3-5 will solve both mental and physical challenges in a Crystal Maze like scenario.

Find out more about the activities in Lough Key Forest and Activity Park on their website.

Team building at the Hodson Bay Hotel

At the Hodson Bay Hotel on the shores of Lough Ree, you can take part in a variety of team building activities in the open air and on the open water. 

The hotel caters for sailing, kayaking, pier jumping, archery, climbing walls, and much more. Whatever your requirements are they can organise a package perfect for your needs. 

Check out everything the Hodson Bay Hotel has to offer here and book a fun-filled team-building experience.

Treasure Hunts Athlone

If you’re looking for a fun, exciting, non-strenuous activity to do with your team then Treasure Hunts Athlone is the perfect place to be. Treasure hunts are ideal for team building as you have to work together with your colleagues to win.

Treasure hunts are a completely unique team-building experience and your event manager on the day will help choreograph it all. 

There’s plenty to do in order to figure out the location of the treasure including challenges, puzzles, and games that you have to complete to win points for your team. 

Find out how you can sign up for a treasure hunt for your team today over on the Treasure Hunts Athlone website.

Exit! Athlone escape rooms

If you’re looking to take part in an exciting and fun event then Exit is the perfect option for your team building activity. 

Exit is an escape room game in which you, as a team, will have to solve puzzles and challenges to get out of the locked room. 

All the puzzles at Exit are unique and are sure to give your team a challenge figuring them out. 

There are a few different escape room games to choose from, some you’ll all have to work as a team and some you’ll be pitted against one another to see who comes out on top. 

Find out more about Exit Athlone on their website.

Bay Sports

Do you want to enjoy a fun and exciting team building experience? Bay Sports is Ireland’s largest inflatable water park that is packed with tonnes of fun. It’s the perfect place to host your team building event! 

Not only will this water wonder of excitement help bring your team closer to one another but it’ll also provide you with some amazing memories to look back on. 

Bay Sports is home to award winning floating slides, rockers and an inflatable obstacle course all floating on the water. 

Located just outside Athlone this entertaining and delightful experience will have you begging for more when you’re finished. It’s suitable for people of all ages and abilities making it the perfect team building event for your group.

Find out more about Bay Sports over on their website.

Mullingar to Athlone Greenway

If you’re looking for a team building activity that’s not as intense take a trip to the Millingar to Athlone Greenway. You can enjoy a beautiful cycle with your team along the Old Rail Trail. You’ll pass through tunnels, cycle under bridges and pass by gorgeous countryside as you trek along to Athlone. 

This 40 km trail is the perfect, relaxing retreat for you and your team to embark on. With loads of entry and exit points along the greenway you can jump off and on along the way to explore the villages and grab a bite to eat. 

Find out more about the Mullingar to Athlone Greenway on their website.

We hope you’ve got a few ideas on what you want to do for your next team building night out. 

We’d love to have you and your colleagues come aboard the River Run for a fantastic night of live music, food, and a wonderful atmosphere. 

Book your team cruise today by emailing us at or calling us on 071 962 1777.

We hope to see you aboard soon!

These historic sites are the perfect places to visit after you’ve cruised down the River Shannon. 

On River Run, we can take you to some of the most historical sites in Athlone, while you enjoy a relaxing ride on our luxury cruiser. 

If you want to see Athlone from a whole new light then get in contact today and book your river cruise.

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