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BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League

2615 Lancaster Rd | Unit 29, Ottawa, Ontario K1B 5N2, Canada
+1 613-686-6642
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Fun time with family over 18 years

We had a great tutor, Stephan, who put us through the ins and outs of axe throwing and then he... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
leftyknucklesOttawa
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Fun night out

Had a great time. Nigel was a great instructor. Kept the energy level high and interesting. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 ch
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2615 Lancaster Rd | Unit 29, Ottawa, Ontario K1B 5N2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great tutor, Stephan, who put us through the ins and outs of axe throwing and then he cheer-leaded us through a family tournament.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Nigel was a great instructor. Kept the energy level high and interesting. Would totally go back again for a night out with friends. Thanks for some great memories!

Thank stebeata
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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Stebeata, Thanks for leaving a review! We're glad to hear that you had a fun night out at BATL. We hope to see you again soon. - Diane

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Great way to spend a Saturday night with friends! Our instructor Austin was a fantastic coach in getting any newbies on learning how to throw an axe and his energy made the competition that much more fun. Incredible time in throwing axes and enjoying a...More

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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Eric H, Thanks for leaving a review! We're glad to hear that you had an awesome group event by our coach Austin! We hope to see you again soon. - Diane

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We went for a ladies night out, and it was really fun. They did a great job of keeping us going and of managing the games for us. It's nice that there's a bar right there, and that you can order in pizza. Really fun...More

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BackyardAxes, other at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hello Michaela T, Thanks for leaving BATL a review! We're thrilled to hear that your ladies night was fun at our location! We hope to see you all again soon! - Diane

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is such a great weekend activity. The instruction is great and it has such a great atmosphere. The tournament setting makes it even more enjoyable. It was great for an adult family get together.

Thank Katherine B
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BackyardAxes, other at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Hello Katherine B, Thanks for leaving BATL a review! We're happy to hear that you had a great weekend at our location for your family get together. We hope to see you again soon! - Diane

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Visited as part of a "Brew Donkey" tour. Wasn't sure abut axe throwing before attending, but what a blast. It is really fun. Very well organized with top-notch staff who know their sport very well. Austin was a superb coach. Group consisted of men and...More

Thank John B
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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Hello John B, Thanks for leaving a review! We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to BATL through the Brew Donkey Tour! We hope to see you again soon! - Diane

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Every year we try to do something out of the ordinary for our holiday get together. This year was perfect! Flynn was our Axe Guide and she did a great job of showing us how to launch the axe, without being annoying. The round robin...More

Thank Asha M
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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Hello Asha M, We're happy to hear that you had a great time ringing in the new year at BATL! We're also thrilled to hear that Flynn was a great coach. We hope to see you all again soon. - Diane

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

thought this was a weird idea for Christmas get together for a bunch of retired people, but it was great! instructors were very patient and helpful, full of encouragement and enthusiasm. An exercise that looks like it should be really easy is way more challenging...More

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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2017

Hi Gervaan, Thanks for leaving BATL Ottawa a review! We are thrilled to hear that you had a great event at our location and a fun time. We hope to see you all again soon and thank you for the recommendation. - Diane

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Had an excellent time at BATL on November 7...Shooter and Flynn are awesome hosts and teachers. Most of us had never experienced axe throwing, and after a slow start that should have made any bystander nervous, the friendly and encouraging guidance turned most of the...More

Thank Dave R
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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Hi Dave R, Thanks for leaving BATL a review. We are happy to hear that our coaches Shooter and Flynn helped make your experience memorable! Thank you for the recommendation and we hope to see you again soon! - Diane

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

Amazing time for a group! Great team building event. Very well run! Excellent employees, great beverage menu and very fun time! They will order pizza for the group from a local pizzeria too if needed.

Thank kboczar
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BackyardAxes, Marketing Manager at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Hello kboczar, Thanks for leaving BATL a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your team building event at our location and that the pizza was a hit! We hope to see you again soon. - Diane

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