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BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4842 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-2718
Portage Park
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All reviews bachelor party great instructor round robin great coach fun date friendly competition trick shots super patient team event learning how fun activity great group an absolute blast a lot of fun amazing experience great fun blake
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Reviewed yesterday

It was my fiance and I's first time throwing an axe and from booking (the coordinator was so helpful since ours was a last min booking on a sat in Chicago!) Not only was everyone at the shop so helpful but our instructor Alex was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MitchelM52
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thanks Geo and Carlos. Good times!!!!!!!!!! Lots of fun recconded for couples or groups. Keep up the good work.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jay S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were axe virgins going in, but with excellent coaching throughout our session from Alex we had an absolute blast! We'd highly recommend trying this either as walk-ins or in a party. The leagues look like a blast, too. Can't wait to return!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 52rebekahb
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was extremely fun, went with my dads friends for a birthday party! Thanks to our coach Alex went from not being able to hit the board to hitting bullseyes

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joshuaalexlugo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

5/5 would throw axes again. Everyone in our group of 13 were landing the axes in the wood targets for my 30th Birthday party. Many arguably found their true life calling. Alex and Carlos were extraordinary coaches and even better fans of each person in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dbanaszak
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a blast. We “just didn’t suck”! Such a fun experience and you definitely don’t have to be an expert to tear it up. Oh, and Blake was an amazing coach! Thx BATL

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Enoshay
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic experience throwing axes at BATL. Our coach Blake was absolutely fantastic! Super fun, super ridiculous, highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 411isaacm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on a Thursday evening in the winter for a birthday party. We had four boards and two refs/coaches/hosts; Alex and Carlos. Their charming personalities combined with the fact you can be a first timer yet become reasonably good pretty quickly made for a memorable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gerrit V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun! Carlos and Alex were awesome! I would definitely recommend this to anyone in Chicago!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N8097YUnickb
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friends and I went to BATL on Saturday night and we had a total blast! We were able to rent a lane and had a dedicated instructor. Alex was a great instructor; he showed us proper form all while making sure we had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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James W
June 19, 2018|
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Response from BackyardAxes | Property representative |
Hello James, thanks for reaching out! Guests aged 16-17 require a parent or legal guardian present to consent to their participation in axe throwing. We hope to see you soon.
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