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It’s easier than you think. And HEROIC AXE is a safe place where you can discover how much fun it is. It’s natural to have questions about axe throwing. Here are the ones we get asked the most.


Q: What is axe throwing and how does it work?

A: Axe Throwing is the fastest growing sport in the USA and can be a fun activity for a date, party or family activity. And, of course, it’s a great way to relieve some stress. You don’t have to be an athlete to enjoy it, either. It’s often described as a combination of darts and horseshoes with more dramatic results. Participants take turns throwing a 1-2 pound axe at a wooden target 12 feet away. The winner being the one who scores the most points or hits closest to the bull’s-eye. 

Q: Will someone teach me how to throw?

A: Of course! Our experienced Axe Coaches will teach you how to safely throw, play a variety of axe-throwing games and provide an amazing experience.


Q: Is axe throwing safe?

A: Absolutely - your safety is our #1 priority! An Axe Coach will be assigned to your group to provide safety instructions, demonstrate proper throwing techniques and help ensure that your group has an amazing experience.


Q: What type of shoes are required?

For your safety, closed toed shoes are a MUST. Open-toed shoes, flip-flops and sandals are not allowed.


Q: What ages are allowed to throw at HEROIC AXE?

A: Our insurance requires guests to be 10 years or older. Each guest between the age of 10 and 17 will require one parent or guardian 18 years or older to be present.

Q: Do I need to sign a waiver?

Yes, all guests are required to sign a waiver, preferably before arrival. An email link to the waiver is sent to the group representative upon booking. Guests under the age of 18 will require a parent or guardian signature.

Q: What is your policy for late arrivals?

A: PLAN TO ARRIVE 15-20 MINUTES EARLY. Arriving late may cut into your throwing time.

Q: Are walk-ins allowed?

A: We allow walk-ins but, depending on how busy we are, a lane may not be available. A reservation is HIGHLY recommended and the only way we can guarantee a throwing time.

Q: How much does axe throwing cost and how do I pay?

A: The cost is $43 per person + tax for a 90 minute axe-throwing session and $35 per person for a 60-minutes session. Payment is made when reservations are booked. For groups of 25 or more, please contact us to arrange your special event.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?

A: For Groups of up to 24 guests, if you need to cancel or reschedule your event, as long as you give us at least 48 hours notice, your depost will be refunded or transferred to your new reservation, whichever you prefer. If you cancel less than 48 hours from your scheduled axe throwing session, your deposit will be applied to a future booking. This deposit does not expire. Cancellations made within 48 hours of your scheduled axe throwing session will forfeit the deposit, without refund. The same policy applies to downsizing the number of guests on your reservation.

Q: What if I want to add an additional thrower to an existing reservation?

A: Please contact us as soon as possible. We will do our best to accommodate our additional guest(s).

Q: Can we tip our Axe Coach and Host?

A: While not required, if you feel that your Axe Coach and Host exceeded your expectations, you are welcome to express your appreciation. They are always greatly appreciated and graciously accepted.


Q: Does HEROIC AXE sell food and drinks?

A: Heck Yeah! We offer a variety of delicious bites, locally-brewed craft beer, wine, seltzers and soda.

Q: Can we visit without throwing axes?

A: The short answer is “yes” but why would you? Axe-Throwing is a fun activity and you may be pleasantly surprised at how well you do. Whether or not, you have a reservation, you are welcome to hang out in our cafe’, grab some food or a drink or challenge your friends in one of our tabletop games or Ms. PAC-MAN. Cafe’ seating is limited and is on a first come - first served basis. When weather permits, we’ll open the bay door and have additional outdoor seating on “The Dock.”

Q: Do you allow Dogs?

A: When weather allows, dog-friendly treats, water bowls and belly rubs from our pup-lovin’ staff are provided on “The Dock” - our outdoor seating area. All furry family members (and we’re not referring to your hairy-backed uncle) must be leashed and well mannered. You may even meet our chocolate lab “Bailey” who will greet everyone with kisses.​


Q: What’s the difference between a "Private Lane" and a "Shared Social Lane"?

A: A private lane is provided for groups of 4 or more. Groups of 3 or less may share a “Social Lane” with another individual or small group, depending on availability.

Q: How many people can I have in my group?

A: We can accomodate groups of up to 72 people as long as there is availability. For large groups, please book early to ensure a reservation.

Q: Can we just get a Private Lane for ourselves?

A: Yes, if you book a group of 4 or more people, you will have a private lane for your group’s exclusive use4


Q: Can each member of our group booking separately, so we can pay for ourselves?

A: To ensure that your party is grouped together, it is best to have a group leader make the reservation for the entire group.


Q: Do you host Birthdays, Team Building, Holiday Parties or Special Events?

A: Absolutely! We can accommodate up to 72 people and would love to host your event. To help us ensure that you have the best experience possible, please contact us to plan your special occasion.

Q: Can you accommodate people with special needs?

A: We want everyone to enjoy their axe throwing experience and will do our very best to accommodate any special needs. Please contact us in advance so that we can discuss any special accomodations.

Q: Need a reservation outside of our business hours?

A: No worries! Please email or call our Axecitement Planner at 540-422-2937 (AXES) to plan your special occasion.

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