Far Shot Albany

Far Shot hosts axe throwing, knife & archery for party bookings of all event types! We host, coach, and ref every booking with sass and safety. Ask us about special corporate & league memberships!

Make the most of the #coronalockdown. Build your own backyard Axe Throwing Target and use your Facebook to Video call other players worldwide.

Need help? Shoot us a message. We have the world axe throwing head coach on our corner and will hook you up πŸ˜‰

Come join us in meeting new people, growing the sport, and having fun!

Msg us for help on how to build a backyard target / learn how to throw / how to join the community!

#axethrowing #buildacommunity #covid_19 #2020 #AlbanyNY #upstateny

Closed but not inactive! Have you checked out the axe throwing community? Far Shot's own Benn MacDonald will be hosting the Isolation tournament weekly. What does that mean? Build your own backyard target and use your Facebook and WhatsApp video to call other players worldwide. Don't let the self isolation get to you. Come join us in meeting, growing, and having fun!

Msg us for help on how to build a backyard target / learn how to throw / how to join the community!

#axethrowing #buildacommunity #covid_19 #2020 #AlbanyNY #upstateny

The end is not here; the pandemic is. To adapt to this temporary menace we will be cancelling our drop ins. We will still be open, but to reduce crowds and control our environments, we will be open for private bookings only. Limited capacity, constant sanitization and flexibility for our coaches and guests. Full refunds on all deposits.

Message us for bookings. Stay tuned as we continue to adapt to the changes.

"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings" -Kakuzo Okakura

Love what we do and love the people meet β€οΈπŸ˜† It's always more fun when it goes in with no injury! We're #1 priority on safety and Fun!

Come hit the #FarShot with us in #AlbanyNY

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Not Axl Rose. Thank you @magicgiant and @farshotalbany for the unique meet and murder....mmhmm meet and greet

#fridaynight should be this fun! A little friendly challenge with good company. A little banter and lot of laughs. #axethrowing #archery #knifethrowing #farshotalbany

#518 #downtownalbany #albanyny #capitalregionny

We've got a seriously ghoulish problem in our basement. Think you've got what it takes to take on the darkness? Book a 1.5 hour private archery party! We'll train your group on how to shoot a bow and arrow at traditional targets then dare you to take the ghoulish challenge. #archery

#518 #albanyny #downtownalbany #farshotalbany

What Dressing for success looks like at an #axethrowing range. #flannel #grouptraining #albanyny #downtownalbany

[01/15/20]   Looking for an Axe-citing new adventure in your life? Well we're hiring!

We'll train you how to be a Coach in all of our Sports - Axe Throwing, Knife Throwing, and Archery

All we need from you is a fun and outgoing personality. Feel free to send us your resume at [email protected] if interested

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CNN had a short feature on the 2019 World Axe Throwing Championship at the end of 10 out of 10! Check it out!
"If you're a lumberjack, who knows jacks and hacks about the exactsing and some would say relaxing sport of axing! You wouldn't be slacksing or finding anything taxing attacksing a board game that tests your metal while you get a handle on busting the competitions chops!" 🎯πŸͺ“

To 2020 πŸΎπŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ

Merry Christmas Everyone!

And that concludes our first Axe League in Albany NY! Congrats Eric on being our league's first winner. Thank you all for a great season 😍.

Looking for a fun way to kill some winter chills come January? Check out our leagues! Runs 8 weeks long, dinner appreciation week, pot luck, games and tournament. Early bird special ends Dec 31 link also in bio ----> www.farshot.net/axe-throwing-albany/league

#albanyny #farshotalbany

Come join us tonight for this season's Axe League Championship and see who has what it takes to win it all! Tournament starts at 8pm.

10% OFF our great selection of beer and cider for spectators. Experience the amazing sport that is Axe Throwing and enjoy some brews at Far Shot!

It's here!!!! 2019 World Axe Throwing Championship! We have so many favourites, it's hard to cheer for just one person. Amazingly humble competitors with great stories 😍. And then there's the #Nerdjudge πŸ˜† tune in on ESPN3 this Sunday to watch it all unfold live !




Hard day of shopping deserves an easy going Light Beer. Drop in this Black Friday 5-10pm; try an activity or two, and grab a $1 beer to wind down!

Located at 69N Pearl St. In downtown Albany, NY

#farshotalbany #albanyny #downtownalbany


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[11/08/19]   TGIF!! The Weekend is here!
Come see us at Farshot Albany tonight for date night!!!! 1 hour Axes and Arrows (2 person minimum) $50/ couple (25/pp)

Come clink some axes with us as we kickstart our first league in #downtownalbany tonight! 7-8pm is practice, followed by introductions and games. Beginners welcome! Get some sweet pointers from our Head Coach while he's here on opening day. See what the game, sport, and community is all about! #axethrowing #WATL

We loved seeing and greeting all the amazing #furbabies and their besties! This costume was by far our favorite, it rocked our theme πŸ˜†

#axethrowing #farshotalbany #downtownalbany #albanyny

Last week we opened our doors and welcomed everyone for some free #axethrowing, #archery and #knife fun. Thank you all who came out and participated in our Open House. As a token of our appreciation, we randomly selected 10 winners to receive free fries and axes for a year 🀩.

Today we're giving out treats for @downtownalbany Hounds of Halloween 3!! Stop by and say Hi and grab some treats!

#albanyny #axethrowing #thingstodo #halloween

The hustle and bustle of an open house morning. It's like having a baby, you're never really ready! πŸ˜‚. #albanyny #farshotalbany #openhouse #axethrowing #upstateny

[08/09/19]   We've got Axes, Knives, Bows and Arrows and We're coming to Albany, New York!

Far Shot Albany

Far Shot hosts parties of all event types! Axe, Knife and Archery; No experience required; we coach and host! Urban games; small town hospitality is what we’re all about. Ask us about special corporate & league memberships. We love making sparks happen and contributing to the community, collaborate with us :)

Far Shot Recreation had its humble beginnings in a small town in Ontario in 2016. Immensely immersed in the urban axe throwing community, Far Shot Recreation was the first club to win the World Axe Throwing League’s Championship in 2017. Our Co-Founder Benn MacDonald is the representing World Head Coach of the World Axe Throwing League. He brings with him to Far Shot a wealth of experience to focus on the success of each individual thrower.

At Far Shot we strive to provide the most hospitable experience with exceptional hosting and coaching. We want to bring you back to those moments in childhood when you had the best birthday parties where everything from set up to clean up was taken care of and all you had to do was have fun and make memories with your besties! Book your next social gathering / corporate event with us at www.farshot.net

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Albany, NY

Opening Hours

Monday 17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 17:00 - 21:00
Thursday 17:00 - 21:00
Friday 05:00 - 22:00
Saturday 12:00 - 22:00
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