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Get Vaccinated and Throw Axes or Play Shuffleboard for Free at Bars & Recreation’s Vaccination Clinic

Bars & Rec to offer free axe throwing and shuffleboard as an incentive to get vaccinated during ‘Let’s AXE Covid!’ clinic

By - May 24th, 2021 12:53 pm

MILWAUKEE (May 24, 2021) – Bars & Recreation, the team behind Milwaukee’s most-popular activity bars AXE MKE, NorthSouth Club, Nine Below, Splash Studio and Head Space Trivia, is hosting a vaccination clinic on May 27 in partnership with the Milwaukee Health DepartmentLet’s AXE Covid will reward patrons who get vaccinated with free axe throwing or shuffleboard.

“We have been ready to ‘axe’ COVID for a very long time, so we are thrilled to partner with the Milwaukee Health Department to help facilitate vaccinations, and then celebrate together after,” said President and CEO of Bars and Recreation Marla Poytinger.

The clinic will be held inside of NorthSouth Club, which is Bars & Recreation’s largest venue and features 7 deck shuffleboard courts and 16 axe throwing lanes.

“After people get their vaccine, they’ll have a chance to take our all their pandemic frustrations by throwing axes and also celebrate being vaccinated over a game of shuffleboard,” added Poytinger.

 Let’s AXE Covid will be held on Thursday, May 27 at NorthSouth Club, located in Walker’s Point at 230 E. Pittsburgh Ave, from 4-8 p.m. The event is walk-in style with no appointment necessary. Both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available.  Free axe throwing and shuffleboard is limited to ages 16+. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit

About Bars & Recreation:
What began as Milwaukee’s first painting bar has become an exciting group of activity bars revolutionizing the ordinary night out. Bars & Recreation is the parent company for five Milwaukee entertainment brands: AXE MKE, NorthSouth Club, Nine Below, Splash Studio and Head Space Trivia. Customers come to us seeking unique, fun, organized opportunities to celebrate life events or just spend time socializing with friends and co-workers.

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