5 Best Axe Throwing In Kansas City [2022 Update]

Updated on July 29, 2022 by

While Kansas city is famous for its many museums and sights, it might not be something everyone is interested in. If you want to try out something different for birthdays and corporate ice-breaking sessions or just a day out with friends and family, go to one of these axes throwing places

1. Blade and Timber Axe Throwing

Overview of Services

Blade and Timber is an indoor urban axe throwing place. Once you get to your lane, a certified axe coach will tell you the safety rules and techniques through which you can master axe throwing. Coaches are also present throughout the game to answer any questions or help you in any way.

Key Features

  • You can book a private lane for 90 minutes, bookings are made online
  • Walk-ins are accepted based on availability
  • Closed-toe shoes are a must!
  • Children 10 and older can participate, but children younger than 18 need an adult to accompany
  • A limited number of spectators are allowed
  • You can book the entire venue for events by filling the event request form on their website
  • They have a mobile unit you can book for your events. It has two throwing lanes on wheels

Review Comments

  • “They do monitor drinks so no one loses a toe or throws the ax in the wrong direction but safety first!!”-Yelp
  • “The coaches are very friendly and encouraging”-Yelp
  • “Had a great time and learned a lot.”-Yelp

Address

1303 Baltimore Ave Kansas City, MO 64105

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2. Bury The Hatchet

Overview of Services

Once you get to Bury the Hatchet, there is an initial 15-minute training and safety session. Where you get a briefing on how to throw an axe and how to stay safe during it, after this, you sign a waiver and get playing. You can then throw axes at a target and play competitive games with your lane mates.

Key Features

  • You must be 10 years or older to participate in axe throwing
  • You can make a reservation online or via phone
  • They have leagues you can be a part of
  • Each session lasts for 2 hours
  • You should wear closed-toe shoes
  • You’re allowed to take pictures if you want
  • They have a mobile unit you can rent for your events
  • You can bring your own food and drink
  • They can accommodate group events of 12-90 people

Review Comments

  • “I was kind of nervous about it but our axe master did an awesome job explaining it and making it enjoyable.”-Yelp
  • “The staff was super welcoming.”-Yelp
  • “Our axe master was super patient and though he was working with more than one group he would come back frequently and watch us”-Yelp

Address

7105 W 105th St Overland Park, KS 66212

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3. Woodchux Axe Throwing

Overview of Services

You get to the venue after signing an e-waiver beforehand. Once you get there, you get a 10-15 minute initial training session about how you can throw an axe at the target along with a few important safety instructions. Then you can throw axes at a target and have a great time while you’re at it!

Key Features

  • You can book online or via the phone
  • Walk-ins are welcome subject to availability
  • All the axe masters are certified individuals that will train you each time
  • Closed-toe shoes are a prerequisite to participating. If you’re wearing something other than that, you can rent shoes from the venue
  • No age limit as such. Children can play as long as they can handle an axe
  • Spectators are allowed
  • Their location at liberty allowed you to bring your own food and drink
  • Their Excelsior Springs location has its own menu
  • They have a mobile unit available for hire

Review Comments

  • “Drink selection is better than average and you can bring in snacks at this location”-Yelp
  • “First time coming here with some friends and we had a great time.”-Yelp
  • “Me and a team went there for a team building event and had a great time”-Yelp

Address

888 S State Rte 291 Liberty, MO 64068

Wood Chux Kansas City

4. The Lumberjack Shack

Overview of Services

The Lumberjack shack is an indoor urban axe throwing setup. You begin with learning the basics and safety rules by their instructors. Then you can throw axes at a target from a designated distance. The instructors guide you into playing different games, and ensure your safety at all times.

Key Features

  • Family-friendly
  • All participants must be 10 years or older
  • You can bring your own beer (no hard liquor though)
  • You can bring your own food
  • closed-toe shoes are mandatory!

Review Comments

  • “Really fun time throwing axes for the first time! Excellent coaching, very friendly staff, great job sanitizing between groups”-Yelp
  • “With the service and location I believe they have earned a customer for life!”-Google reviews

Address

2920 S 4th St Ste D Leavenworth, KS 66048

  • Website – https://www.lumberjackshackaxethrowing.com/
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5. Go Ape

Overview of Services

If you want to experience axe throwing in an outdoor park-like setting, Go Ape offers you just that. Their instructors give you tips on axe throwing along with some safety instructions. You can then throw axes at the target, play games, keep scores and enjoy yourself as much as you want!

Key Features

  • All hatchets weigh under 20lbs and are easy to throw
  • The minimum age for participation is 10 years
  • They have two lanes with two targets per lane
  • 8 people can participate in one lane at a time
  • You can rent out the lanes in advance for a group
  • If a lane has children under 18, one adult must be present to supervise them at all times
  • Each session lasts for an hour
  • You can bring your own food and drinks
  • No alcohol consumption while throwing

Review Comments

  • “We had a fantastic time here. The workers at Go Ape did great”-Yelp
  • “This place is absolutely wonderful!  How did I not know it was here sooner!!!  I had an absolute blast!!!”

Address

7331 Oakwood Dr Swope Park Kansas City, MO 64132

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does axe throwing cost?

Axe throwing costs around $30 per person depending on the location.

How long does axe throwing take?

Axe throwing takes between 1 to 2 hours per session. Make sure you allow enough time to go through any instructions and safety protocols beforehand.

So if you’re in Kansas City and bored of all the sightseeing or just simply want to do something different, go axe throwing to one of these places with your friends and family for a super fun time.


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Michael Culligan

I am a lumber worker who performs logging services for the forestry industry. I have spent years honing my skills and experience to become a well-rounded axeman. I'm exited to share my knowledge of axes and lumber tools with everyone to help.