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While sitting in the bleachers amazed by how much fun their children are having as they learn to shoot a bow and arrow safely, correctly, and on target, some parents and grandparents have wished they could join the class. Now they can, in our new “Family Introduction to Archery Class,” created and taught by USA Archery Certified Instructor, Robert Schaefer to enable families to learn a sport they can actively enjoy together for the rest of their lives. In this 6-hour/ 5-week course, everyone ages 8 and up will learn to shoot the Genesis compound-type bow correctly, with accuracy improving each week. This builds a solid foundation for advancement in any form of archery. Safety is emphasized continuously. The first class will feature classroom time as well as 1 hour of shooting and is MANDATORY. This class teaches safety essentials, range protocols, equipment handling, shooting techniques, and more, supported by photos and diagrams presented in ways that both youngsters and adults will understand. The next four weekly shooting classes are held in the Auxiliary Gym archery range. Ages 8 to adult family members
NOTE: The first session is 2 hours -- 6:30PM to 8:30PM. It begins with a mandatory safety class held in meeting rooms 1 and 2 starting promptly at 6:30PM, followed by up to 1 hour of shooting.
All other sessions are one hour, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
8 students Max, starting at 8 years old. All registrants must sign up with at least one adult family member.
Fees: Members $60, Residents $65, Non Residents $70