Axe Throwing: An activity for your inner lumberjack
The Axe Pit consists of four throwing lanes 20 feet long, each with a single target. Up to six people can play on a single target at a time. The duration of an axe throwing session is 1 hour starting on the hour, this includes the 5 minutes before and after the session for preparation and cleanup respectivly.
The Pit provides all necessary equipment including the axes. The only clothing requirement is closed toed shoes - which are available for rent at the desk for $2.00. Other than that - it is recommended you wear clothing that is comfortable and easy to move in.
Safety & Rules
A signed safety waiver is mandatory for participation in all (non-arcade) activities at The Pit Indoor Kart Racing, and our Axe Pit is no exception. We encourage you to visit our Safety Waivers & Rules page for further information. Our axe throwing age minimum is 12 years old, and all participants 18+ must have documentation (such as a drivers licence) to varify age. Below are the ground rules for our Axe Pit, anyone in violation of these rules or are perceived to be acting dangerously by Pit Staff will be prohibited from axe throwing.
- Close toe shoes are required.
- Only 1 person (other than Coach) are permitted in each axe lane at any given time.
- Two-Handed and One-Handed throws are permitted as the axe coach teaches them.
- Thrower must start with at least one foot in the throwing square.
- Do not touch the axe blade. It’s sharp.
- Do not try to catch the axe if it bounces back. Run away!
- Do not twirl or play with the axe. No showboating or horse play.
- Do not touch the fence.
- Axe must be placed in the axe box, head down before exiting lane. Do not hand axe to someone else.
- Never remove an axe from the lane.
- Intoxicated throwers are prohibited.
- Participants must be 12+ years of age. Throwers under 16 years old must have an adult(18+) present at the Axe Pit in order to participate.
If you are not following the safety rules, we reserve the right to terminate your experience without refund.
Booking & Reservations
Interested in our Axe Pit? Click the link below or call us to book your lane! Booking an available lane can be done as late as three hours in advance if you’re feeling spontaneous, or as early a seven days out.
Plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to your start time. Smaller groups may be combined with others. All participants will need to complete a safety waiver, check in, and pay the balance before beginning. Please be aware that if your party arrives after your scheduled booking time begins, you will have the remaining time booked initially to play, time does not extend beyond the original booking date and refunds will not be issued for lost time.
When booking online you are paying the total cost. Online reservations are non-refundable. If cancelled 48 hours in advance credit will be given fo future use on any of our activities. For axe throwing, participants must be at least 12 years old and wear close toe shoes.Book Now
We have 30-minute Axe Throwing Sessions available for Walk-Ins at $12.50 per person.
Walk-Ins may not be able to participate in axe throwing due to reservations. It is recommended that you look at our Booking page or call in advance to see if axe throwing is availible during your visit.
How much are the sessions and then do I pay? >The cost for a 60-minute session in our Axe Pit is 20.00 per person. Reservations are recommended. Up to six people can participate in a session/lane.You will pay 50% upfront when you book your session and the balance when you arrive.
Can children play? >Children 12+ can play as long as they have the strength and coordination to effectively throw the axe. Children under the age of 12 may not participate in our axe throwing activity, but they are welcome to watch from behind the lane barrier. Children between the ages of 12 and 17 must have a parent/guardian present to participate.
Is a reservation necessary? >We do not require a reservation, but it is highly recommended that your book your session to ensure availability. Reservations of our Axe Pit Lanes must be at least three hours is advance.
How early should I arrive? >It is recommended that you arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of your session. You must pay your booking balance before you can begin your session. Please be aware that if you arrive after your scheduled booking time begins, you will have the remaining time booked initially to play, time does not extend beyond the original booking date and refunds will not be issued for lost time.
Is is safe? >At The Pit Indoor Kart Racing we do not sharpen our axes to a razors edge, and we make the safety of our customers and employees a primary concern. Our rules are in place to help facilitate a safe environment for all. Our coaches are trained to monitor axes being handled appropriately and thrown the right way at the right time. With this in mind, you must wear closed toe shoes, alcohol is not allowed and all throwers must be at least 12 years of age.