When was the last time you went bowling? It’s not exactly the most thrilling activity is it? I mean, it’s fine but it’s a little outdated. That’s why we believe the evolution of bowling has already occurred, and you can find it at 4880 Tomken Road.

Bad Axe Throwing brings a rural pass-time to the city and expectations are non-existent, hence the name ‘Bad Axe Throwing.

The company was founded in 2014 by CEO Mario Zelaya and has gone on to become the world’s biggest axe-throwing club. As per the official website: “With the help of our talented axe throwing coaches, hundreds of thousands of people have been able to share our passion for throwing axes. We pride ourselves in delivering outstanding customer service to all of our clients whether it’s for walk-ins, leagues, private parties and team building events.”

So, in case there was any doubt about what exactly you do, at Bad Axe Throwing you line-up in front of a target, and hurl a small axe at it and try to hit the bullseye. It’s every bit as straightforward as bowling but a heck of a lot more fun and interesting.

Even though axe-throwing is a fond pass-time in rural Canada and USA, most city folk in Mississauga have never even held an axe, nevermind thrown one, so this should be a foreign concept but an intriguing one.

If you’re interested in trying your hand at Bad Axe Throwing, you can either just head over to the Mississauga location, or you can book a time slot on the company website. Walk-in’s are acceptable and the only way to play if you aren’t in a group, however if you’re coming with eight or more people, you’re encouraged to book online prior to coming. The hourly rate of a walk-in is $20 per person, but you do not get a coach and must use common-area targets, whereas a group of eight or more is $44.25 per person for three hours, and you get two coaches and reserved targets. Notably, you can get in for free if it’s your birthday!

Bad Axe Throwing also facilitates birthday parties, corporate events, bachelor/ette parties, and entire studio rentals. So if you’re planning a fun night for you and your friends or work buddies, this is an awesome idea that will ensure no awkwardness or bored individuals. If it’s your first time, you’re highly encouraged to get a coach and listen because, as simple as it sounds, you don’t know how to throw an axe!

Bad Axe Throwing also offers two tips in regards to clothing: ladies should not wear any type of heel or open-toe shoes for obvious reasons, and guys shouldn’t wear fitted shirts as they restrict motion. Basically, dress causal and comfortable, particularly with running shoes if possible.

Mississauga’s Bad Axe Throwing is open seven days a week, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM. This is a unique type of activity but one that will be hard to forget and certainly a tad more exciting than bowling for the 100th time. So why not come out and give axe throwing a try, even if you’re really bad at it?