The Backyard Axe Throwing League is the premier axe throwing facility in Arizona. BATL Scottsdale is located in the Indian River Plaza, on the southwest corner of Thomas & Hayden, just 1 mile from the 101, and is capable of hosting parties from 2 to over 100 people.

  • Open for bookings and walk-ins:
  • Mon: 6pm to 9pm
  • Tues – Thurs: 5pm to 9pm
  • Fri: 5pm to 10pm
  • Sat: 12pm to 11pm
  • Sun: 2pm to 8pm
  • COVID safety protocols are in place. Click here for more info.
  • Axe throwing targets with digital scoring.
  • Licensed bar and food menu.
  • Can host groups of 2-100 people.
  • Some limitations may apply due to COVID-19.
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    Throwing a party? Throw an axe too.

    We believe throwing a killer party should be fun, simple, and full of bullseyes.
    Whether it’s a night out with friends, a bachelor party, or team building event, book today to guarantee lanes on your preferred date. Never thrown before? No problem — our expert coaches are part of your BATL experience.

    Private Axe Throwing

    BATL Casual

    Promo $24.00 per person | $28.00 Regular
    • 1 hour of guaranteed fun
    • An expert coach to show you the ropes
    • Private throwing for one hour
    • Book ahead or even same day online
    • Forget to book in advance? Drop-by hours are offered! Check your venues page to get specific hours and information.
    • For groups of 20+ people, call our event planners at 1.844.228.5550 to help arrange your event. 
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    Leagues aren’t just for the pros.

    Our leagues are the perfect excuse to get together with friends, make some new ones, and trash talk each other a little bit while competing. With coaches available to give you tips, we have a league that’s perfect for every experience level.

    8-week seasons. All year round.
    $15 per week + tax per person, per season

     

    LEAGUE NIGHTS:
    Sundays, 5pm – 8pm
    Monday – Wednesday, 7pm – 10pm

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    Axe Throwing Party

    BATL Casual: Walk-in Schedule & Price

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    $22.00

    per person

    WALK-IN SCHEDULE - NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME DUE TO PHYSICAL DISTANCING

    Friday, 7PM-9PM
    Saturday, 12PM-2PM
    Sunday, 2PM-4PM

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    Look, axe throwing makes us all hungry and thirsty.

    Our Scottsdale location has a fully licensed bar and kitchen. We’ll pause for applause. We offer a selection of local beers, wine, and coolers, as well as a delicious shareable food menu in partnership with R.T. O’Sullivans and Little Chicago Pizza. So yeah, we’re killing it.

    Want to bring in your own food?

    Please do! For a plating fee of $3.00 per person, you are welcome to bring food for your guests or have it delivered, as long as it is prepared off-site.

    Outside desserts such as cakes, pies, and cupcakes are exempt from plating fee charge. Celebrate your sweet tooth!

    Little Chicago Pizza is closed on Mondays.
    Food orders can only be placed for events lasting 1.5 hours.

     

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    What a great night we had. Elliot our coach was awesome, informative, great coaching and great fun. Our whole party all had the best time, and would love to do it again

    DonBhoy

    Stopped by the open session to throw. Picked up the throws pretty easy thanks to coach Jeremy. My son and I had a great time. He showed us some games to play and explained everything clearly. For a first time the hour we spent was sufficient. Will come back.

    senordewittski

    Walked in at the last minute, Jen and Chantal told us walk in time had passed, but that they were gonna squeeze us in so we could try axe throwing for the first time! Thanks for the hospitality and the great service!

    Pbertin1

    Excellent, helpful, and professional staff assisted our large group and helped make our night that much more fun. our group is booking another event soon and can’t wait to go again!

    Freddy Durfel

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    The Home of Axe Throwing

    BATL was founded in the backyard of CEO Matt Wilson in 2006. What started as a personal passion sparked by a camping trip soon spread through word of mouth in Toronto, and today over 2 million people have experienced the thrill of throwing axes at one of our locations, including our location in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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    Scottsdale Fundraising

    If you’d like to request The Backyard Axe Throwing League to support an upcoming non-profit fundraising event, please contact BATL Scottsdale for eligibility requirements. See some of the incredible charities we’ve been beyond thrilled to help out!

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    Outdoor Axe Throwing in Scottsdale

    Our outdoor axe throwing packages are fully insured, equipped and available for both full and half-day bookings in Scottsdale and throughout Arizona. Our team of expert coaches can provide a customized axe throwing experience based on your specific party needs to make your next event one of the most incredible memories of the year for everyone who throws!

    Scottsdale Birthday Parties & Events

    Axe throwing at BATL Scottsdale is an awesome adult birthday party idea that works for women and men of all ages, no matter their age, skill, or fitness level. It hits all the targets and then some.

    Team Building & Corporate Events in Scottsdale

    Looking for a new idea for your company team-building event that everyone will enjoy in Scottsdale? If you want to plan a fun activity that an entire group can participate in no matter their age, skill or fitness level, then think about axe throwing. Make yourself the office hero for all types of company events!

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    Scottsdale Axe Throwing Leagues

    Our weekly axe throwing leagues are the perfect excuse to get together with friends, make a few new ones and enjoy a little competition. With no experience necessary you’ll compete individually while receiving tips from our friendly BATL Scottsdale coaches — and plenty of time to hang out between throwing.

    Scottsdale Bachelor Parties

    So what’s something that the entire group – a bunch of groomsmen who may or may not really know each other – will be into no matter their age, skill or fitness level? Axe throwing at BATL Scottsdale! It hits all the targets and then some.

    Axe Throwing Bachelorette Parties in Scottsdale

    Whether you’re planning a bachelorette party for your bestie or helping to arrange your own celebration before walking down the aisle, we’ve got you covered. After all, we want you to be able to relax and enjoy the party too.

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    The Backyard Axe Throwing League pioneered the sport of urban axe throwing in a Toronto backyard in 2007 - 11 years ago. Since then we've grown 13 BATL venues across North America. Word spread like wildfire about the fun and satisfaction experienced when throwing an axe into our targets, and BATL has a strong reputation as the original and best home of axe throwing. We've hosted thousands of guests over the years, resulting in millions of axes thrown within our venue. As such, it's no surprise that BATL has played host to countless celebrity visits over the past years. The list is as varied as it gets, playing host to athletes, TV stars, movie stars, musicians, taste makers, bloggers, writers - the list goes on. Celebrities have visited both for filming (using our creatively designed industrial spaces as an epic backdrop) and to unwind by taking part in our private group bookings.
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