The Backyard Axe Throwing League
The Home of Axe Throwing Since 2006


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Learn how teams and charitable organizations across North America participated in a friendly competition at BATL to build stronger bonds and support their communities. Axe throwing at is accessible to everyone, and the perfect activity to bring people together.


  • View our axe throwing event guide
  • Open 7 days a week for private events
  • Events with advance booking from 11am-11pm
  • Axe throwing leagues Sunday – Wednesday
  • Locations across North America
  • Proud member of the NATF

The Home of Axe Throwing Est. 2006

What began as a personal passion of Matt Wilson in his 2006 backyard, sparked by a camping trip soon spread through word of mouth in Toronto, and today over 1 million people have experienced the thrill of throwing axes at one of  BATl, The Backyard Axe Throwing League’s locations.

The Backyard Axe Throwing League

BATL is proud to have locations across North America that offer a fully licensed bar and kitchen serving local beers, wine and coolers, as well as a delicious shareable food! Enjoy food and drinks while you throw with your friends and family!

The BATL Experience

Our axe throwing event packages at all BATL Locations across Canada and the United States=  include 2 – 2.5 hours of throwing depending on your group size, and a private axe throwing space to fit your group’s desires.

National News & Celebrity Visits

BATL treats every guest that walks through our door like a celebrity – which makes us known as the source for urban axe throwing. In the past 12 years, BATL has been covered extensively by the local, regional and international press; growing from our backyard roots to operating across North America.

Make Your Event Legendary

At BATL, you can enjoy your own hangout area, dedicated coaches and private axe throwing targets while you throw. Our axe throwing venues are open 7 days a week, and can host groups from 2 to over 200 people, with full facility rentals available.

Top Facilities & Staff

We have the most talented, fun and friendly individuals that you’ll ever meet. Over 300 coaches and support staff currently work with us across all BATL locations. Nothing we do would be possible without our amazing team. Join the BATL Family!

Team Building at BATL

In addition to axe throwing events, we can also support your team building and client entertainment requirements with other services such as; corporate space rentals, AV and catering. Contact us to learn more!