| Axe Throwing The Feeling of Accomplishment
Need we say any more? "Axe Throwing". You’ll get to enjoy an activity that is sure to bring a smile to not only your face, but those around you as well. Test your marksmanship skills as you throw your weapon choice at a target from one of two distances; 14ft and 18ft. There are eight lanes, allowing 24 people to throw at the same time. Each throw grants a player a certain amount of points, the total score at the end of all 10 throws determines the winner.
| NOT SURE HOW TO THROW AN AXE OR OTHER THROWABLE?
No problem! An attendant will always be with you for safety and to teach you how to throw safely and effectively, and to make sure everyone has a fun time.
| DON’T FEEL LIKE THROWING AN AXE?
We got you covered. We have plenty of throwables, like tomahawks, knives, and throwing Spears. Whatever your preference, we have something for you to throw. The wraparound bar on the outside of axe throwing offers a perfect vantage point to watch the throwers safely, while enjoying one of our many beer varieties sold at the front desk. (For those 21 and older.) To participate in Axe Throwing, you must be a minimum age of 13 and be accompanied by a member of staff. Axe Throwing is $20.00 per person for one hour or $8 per person for one game of axe, knife, hatchet or torpedoes throwing. Reserve your lane today to ensure availability when you arrive.
|G-FORCE ADVENTURE CENTER
Maine's Axe Throwing Authority and Purge Training Headquarters
| What do you think, is Axe throwing safe?
If you’ve never been to an axe throwing bar/venue you might think its an accident waiting to happen. I’m here to help change your mind.The reality is that under the right supervision it is very hard to get hurt playing with axes. Even if it is your very first time – you are in for a pleasant surprise.Safety is definitely a big thing when dealing with axe throwing, and at G-Foce it's our #1 priority. From the moment you walk in to your last throw, you will be having so much fun that the thought of danger never really crosses your mind. Lets take a look at exactly what factors in to your safety on the axe throwing range.Our axe throwing lanes are set up similar to gun ranges. Think of being Twelve or more feet away from the target board, fences along the wall to prevent your axe from accidentally hitting your neighbors target and in a distraction free environment. This places were built with safety in mind.Not only are the axe masters (and every employee) constantly on the lookout, but the architecture of the establishment is such that it can be pretty difficult to get hurt even if you don’t know what you’re doing.The #1 concern I hear most often relates to drinking and throwing. “How safe can it really be if everyone’s got a beer and an axe.. that doesn’t seem smart to me”.First of all – it goes to show just how safe it really is when just about every single location offers alcohol. As previously mentioned, the people that work inside are trained to spot misconduct almost instantly, and the logistics of it all really makes it difficult to cause an accident even if you are being careless.Trust me – at first sight of someone doing something they aren’t supposed to – that person will be out the door as quick as they came in.This done this way and for good reason.On the other hand, if you are a backyard thrower or feel like having some extra fun on a camping trip, that is all on you. We highly recommend you getting coached by someone at a reputable axe throwing location rather than trying it out on your own on a tree. Preferably someone who’s thrown axes in competitions.This information may be lost on those of you who know what they are doing and enjoy throwing in the good old outdoors (like myself). For anyone new or skeptical about the sport feel free to check out our venue first and get a feel for what it is really like before painting a bullseye on a tree and throwing a few. You’ll thank me later.Tools of the tradeSince we are talkng about safety lets talk about the different types of axes themselves. First of all, no need to buy or bring your own axes when going G-Force for the first time – house axes are perfectly fine and a lot of fun to throw. However, I’ve seen it time and time again, it only takes 1 or 2 times to get hooked. You will soon want to go out and buy your own fancy axe or use something you might have lying around. Here are some great checklist items you’ll want to consider regarding that hatchet/tomahawk before that first throw:Clean Handle.