Enjoy the Sport of Axe Throwing Around Lombard

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This old sport has become new again. We’re talking about axe throwing, and it’s gaining in popularity. The game is played like darts and is fun for date night, corporate team building, and an evening with friends. If you would like to try axe throwing around Lombard, the best venues near City View at the Highlands┬áinclude:

Bull & Bear Axe Throwing 

Step into Bull & Bear to enjoy an “axe-tremely” good time. The axe professionals offer an experience that’s not soon forgotten. They keep score and lead groups through several exciting games. No experience is necessary, and anyone who can throw two-handed overhead can play. 

Splinters Axe Throwing 

Splinters is where you’ll become a pro after just one session. The “Axeperts” show everyone how to get the axe to stick to the target before leading a brief warm-up. Then you’ll square off in a tournament resulting in the crowing of the Axe Throwing Champion. Up to six people play per lane, and hours are extended until 10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.


At more than 20,000 square feet, Axeplosion is the largest axe throwing destination in Chicagoland. The experts guide players through the rules before they go head-to-head with their family and friends. Master the basic techniques, and you’ll learn other skills such as throwing two axes at once. Every lane is private, so groups never have to share.

Axeplosion also offers a weekly league. It welcomes all abilities and features a single-person, last-man-standing format. Every player is guaranteed to play at least three matches, and everyone must bring their own axe.

In addition to axe throwing around Lombard, our apartments are also near premier shopping and dining destinations. To learn more our community, please contact us.

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