FREQUENTLY AXED QUESTIONS

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  • What is Litchfield County Axe House?
    • We are a recreational axe throwing facility for groups of all sizes. We are BYOB friendly and allow throwers to bring their own food. Additionally, we are the only facility in Connecticut sanctioned by the World Axe Throwing League and offer competitive league play.
  • What is Axe Throwing?
    • Axe throwing is nearly a century old sport in which players throw axes at wooden targets. Points are scored by hitting marked rings from specific distances. Much like archery, points increase towards the center of the board. Players that achieve the highest score or most accurate throwing prove victorious!
  • Is there an age limit?
    • Yes. Throwers must be at least 14 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian if under the age of 18.
  • Do you serve alcohol?
    • No, but we allow our guests to bring their own beer and wine. No hard alcohol; must have valid ID.
  • Can we bring in food?
    • Absolutely! We encourage you to bring whatever you’d like! There are also a number of local restaurants that offer pickup and delivery.
  • What should we wear?
    • Dress for comfort, avoid baggy clothing and loose jewelry.
    • CLOSE TOED SHOES REQUIRED.
  • Can I bring a guest that doesn’t want to throw?
    • Guests are welcome any time! We do, however, require them to sign a waiver in order to enter the throwing area.
  • What is the difference between a Single Lane and a Full Lane?
    • A Single Lane has one target. These are ideal for couples and small groups of 1-4 people. We have two separate Single Lanes available.
    • A Full Lane has two targets per lane. These are ideal for larger groups of 4-12 people. We have six separate Full Lanes available.
  • What about private parties?
    • Our facility offers private room accommodations for groups of 24-30 people. We are able to partition two of our Full Lanes into a private throwing area upon request. Please call to book your reservation.
    • Our Mobile Throwing Unit is great alternative for those who want the experience while hosting an event at their own location. Click here for information on booking today!
  • Can I bring my own axe?
    • No, personal axes are not allowed during recreational sessions. League members may bring their personal axes on designated league nights.
  • What are your hours of operation?
    • Monday – Closed
    • Tuesday – Closed
    • Wednesday – Closed
    • Thursday – 5pm to 10pm
    • Friday – 5pm to 12am
    • Saturday – 12pm to 12am
    • Sunday – 12pm to 7pm
  • Can I book a party during Closed Days?
    • Yes, off hour parties are by reservation only. Off hours parties are $50 per person plus tax for a 2 hour session. It is a minimum 8 person reservation.