FAQ

Who Can Throw

What To Bring

Yes, spectators are always more than welcome, at no cost. Come and cheer on your friends, family and colleagues and become part of the electric atmosphere. All spectators must book in advance, we do have limits on occupancy in the venue and we need to make sure we have the space for onlookers.

Children are welcome to come as spectator. We require that parents or guardians closely monitor children at all times while within the facility. Your child must be in your immediate care at all times as there are axes being thrown.

Please be aware that our facilities are designed for an adult audience, and as such there can be a lot of loud noises such as music, axes and cheering that may be unsettling for young children.

Yes, That is a personal decision based on your physical condition.

However, just like any extreme sport, we highly recommend you seek you Doctor’s advice prior to participating.

Yes, normally participants must be 18 years old. However teenagers 10 years old and up may participate with a parent or guardian supervision. The parent or guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of the adolescent prior to participation.

Yes! Girls and Guys are equally awesome at throwing axes. It’s technique that will make you a winner, not strength.

You must wear closed toe shoes when throwing axes.

If you are wearing opened-toe shoes, or shoes that leave the top of your foot exposed, such as flip-flops, sandals, ballerinas or light fabric shoes, you will not be allowed to throw. High heels are also not recommended.

We also recommend a comfortable, loose fitting top that won’t restrict arm or upper body movement. Hoodies are not recommended, however.
No, all participants must use the equipment provided by The Wood Shed staff.
You’re welcome to bring food and beverages.

Glass Bottles are not permitted.

Safety and Insurance

Food and Beverage

Yes, we are fully insured.

Yes. A copy of our liability waiver, which must be signed by all guests before throwing, is available here. or may be emailed upon request.

Spectators are not required to sign a waiver.

Yes. As with all sports there is a degree of risk involved. The Wood Shed employees conduct a safety orientation before each session and we are very strict in making sure that everyone is throwing the axes in a safe manner. We closely monitor our facility and patrons to ensure a safe and fun environment for everyone. We have dozens of protective measures in place, such as chain link fencing and a separated spectator area for guests who aren’t throwing. We have a no tolerance policy for excessive drinking in The Wood Shed. Patrons will not be allowed to throw axes while intoxicated.
Yes – bringing your own outside food and non-alcoholic drinks is permitted, including outside delivery. Glassware however is NOT PERMITTED.
We offer a wide selection of domestic, imported and local craft beers. We also offer a variety of coolers and ciders. Drinks cost start at $6 dollars. We also have a three drink maximum.
You’re welcome to arrange for outside catering, so long as actual cooking of food doesn’t occur on site.
We do have a small concession with snacks and cold drinks available for purchase, and you’re also welcome to bring your own.

League Play And How It Works

League information like start dates, times and registration fees, can be found on our Facebook Page.

No experience is required!

Axe throwing is an individual sport played in a group setting. Therefore, forming teams is not necessary. If you had a team in mind, you, your friends and/or colleagues should each sign up individually to take part in the league on the same night of the week. You’ll all get to throw together but also with and against other league members.
 
Each league night lasts about 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the number of games scheduled. You can turn up 15 mins before league starts to practice in weeks 1 through 7. There is no practice before playoffs in week 8.
 
Yes, you must be 18 or over for the adult leagues & 10 or over for the youth leagues. There is no upper age limit!

Other Questions

The cost is dependant on the day, time and number of people that are throwing axes.

You’re welcome to bring more or fewer guests than selected when booking. Please let us know if your party size changes, so we can ensure that you have all the lanes your group size will require.

As an event-based business, The Wood Shed doesn’t have regularly scheduled retail hours aside from our weekly walk-ins.

Scheduled private axe throwing events take place Mondays – Saturdays.

So if you are thinking of dropping in to check out our venue (Which you are more than welcome to do) make sure you phone us and to check if we have a session running and that staff will be in attendance.

Our staff will determine the appropriate number of targets/lanes based on your group size. Each group will have their own target(s).

YES! Opening Hours Mon – Sat: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm (by booking online or by phone) This is a detailed comparison (link to booking page) of our services. Private events are great for adult birthday parties, corporate team building functions, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and much more.

For private axe throwing tournaments we can host a full range of group sizes: from 6 – 40 people. Please let us know if your party will be more than 20 so that we can adjust space and staff accordingly.

The size of your group determines the amount of axe throwing you will want to do.

Groups of 8+ people: axe throwing events last for approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. The event starts with roughly 30 minutes of instruction and practice with one of our coaches, before starting a group round robin tournament to crown a champion.

Groups of 2-7 people: axe throwing lasts for 1 hour and costs $20/person.