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BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League

33 Villiers St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1A9, Canada
+1 647-793-6410
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Fun party with coworkers!

We had all 4 bays and great coaching to learn how to throw an axe! Most of us were from the US and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Debra M
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Canton, Georgia
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Host was either having an off night or just not a good host

We had booked a party for Saturday, November 25 at 6 pm. About half of our group had been to other... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
TheFly23
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Typical BATL events include birthdays, bachelor/ bachelorette parties, corporate team building and similar functions. Our private group tournaments are fully staffed in a private throwing area, with individual coaching and 'target practice' before taking part in a round robin and group playoff lasting 2 - 2.5 hours. In addition to private events, which must be booked in advance, BATL offers the chance to experience axe throwing on a casual walk-in basis at designated times each week.
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“round robin” (8 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (5 reviews)
“bulls eye” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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33 Villiers St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1A9, Canada
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33 Villiers St, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1A9, Canada
+1 647-793-6410
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had all 4 bays and great coaching to learn how to throw an axe! Most of us were from the US and had never even heard of axe throwing! But what a blast!!! We did a round round robin in each bay and then...More

Thank Debra M
BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Debra M, Thanks for leaving BATL a review! We are thrilled that you had a blast for your first time axe throwing and we hope to see you all again soon! - Diane

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had booked a party for Saturday, November 25 at 6 pm. About half of our group had been to other BATL locations so we had an idea of what to expect. Unfortunately our host that night (Red area, far wall) was just not very...More

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BackyardAxes, Guest Relations Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for the thoughtful feedback. Needless to day, we take your comments to heart and will take time to look into things with both our local manager and coaching staff. We take pride in delivering a dynamite experience to all of our guests, so regret...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

I thought this experience would be fun, but I was SHOCKED at how much fun it really is. we were a group of 16 guys looking to have a blast. There is a good selection of beverages and you're allowed to bring in food. We...More

Thank Pritesh B
BackyardAxes, Pritesh B at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hello Pritesh B, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are happy to hear that your group of 16 people had fun and that our BATL coaches Mary and Gabe helped make the experience that much better. - Diane

Reviewed 22 October 2017

I didn't think I could be entertained for 2 hours throwing axes, but the experience and the overall competition was very worthwhile and I'll definitely do it again!

Thank Gary S
BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Gary S, We are thrilled to hear that you found axe throwing at BATL entertaining for 2 hours! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review and we hope to see you again soon. - Diane

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were visiting Toronto and friends asked if we'd be keen for axe-throwing.... hell yes. The staff were friendly and helpful. The drinks were tasty. The experience was one of a kind. Highly recommend doing this if you're looking for something outside of the norm.

Thank Lludd
BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hello Lludd, Thank you for leaving a review! We are happy to hear that you got to experience the thrill of axe throwing with your friends when visiting Toronto. We look forward to seeing you again soon. - Diane

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went on Sunday for the walk-in session for the first time ever! Brian coached us and was so encouraging and helpful in helping us improve our throw. The atmosphere was relaxed, with great music. It's an amazingly exciting feeling you get...More

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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hello, Thanks for leaving a review! We are thrilled to hear that you had a good experience at BATL. We look forward to seeing you next time! - Diane

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We had a team building event and the team voted for this place (including me). However I had very low expectations from this. How much fun can axe throwing be? We registered and were given an overview of how to hold the axe, throw and...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Had family visiting and we were looking for a good way to finish off the day. We took a chance and caught a cab to BATL (it's just slightly of the beaten downtown path). There were five of us and four had a great time....More

Thank James F
Reviewed 4 August 2017

What a way to know your friends are true friends is when the only bulls-eye is on the board. It was sooo much fun! They staff welcomed everyone with tablets for wavers and those who needed help..lol..staff was there to assist! Staff did a GREAT...More

Thank rosdniwa
BackyardAxes, Head of Business Development at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Rosdniwa, Thanks for leaving a review. Great to hear that you and your group had such a good time. Hope you can come back and BATL soon! - Nick

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We planned a surprise party at BATL last night for our friend's birthday. He was just returning from his honeymoon with his wife, and had no idea of the plans we made. We arrived early and waited to scream "surprise," but we were quite disappointed...More

Thank Amy S
BackyardAxes, General Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi Amy! We're sorry to hear that your experience wasn't nearly as good as it should have been. We take your feedback seriously, and have already followed up with both the staff who ran your event, and your event organizer by phone for added feedback....More

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