WeJuly 2014 (45) run beginners courses in June and July, for up to 20 people.  The courses are held at, Crosfield School Sports field, over four consecutive weeks.

Instruction is given by qualified coaches and experienced archers, and all equipment is provided by the club.

The course commence at 18:30 and continue until approximately 20:30. Courses will run even if it is raining, so please dress to suit the weather!!

You will be taught the safe use of the bow and the fundamentals of shooting technique in a very sociable atmosphere. Light refreshments will be available during a short rest period.

Completion of the course is a condition of any novice archer joining the club, as it is proof of competence.

The following are mandatory requirements for successfully completing the course:

  • Attending the 1st and 4th sessions of the course
  • 6 hours of minimum attendance
  • Minimum age for anyone attending is 10 years old and, for any attendee under 18 years old, a parent or guardian must be present at all times in the immediate vicinity of the shooting range. This criteria also applies even after the attendee joins the club

The courses are over for this year and we are now starting a waiting list for 2018…

  • Course 1. Wednesdays 6th of June to 27th of June 2018 inclusive – Booking now open
  • Course 2. Wednesdays 4th of July to 25th of July 2018 inclusive – Booking now open

Last updated the 10th of March 2018

The course costs £50 per person (non-returnable).

If you have an interest in attending these courses or simply wish to get some information about them, please use the form below:

Beginner course information request

If you have an interest in attending these courses or simply wish to get more information, please use the form below:

Please do not send any money until your place has been confirmed.

Notes for beginners course

  1. Course Programme
  2. Details of the venue
  3. Important Information
  4. Feedback form
  5. Reading Archers safeguarding policy

Please follow the following link for the latest codes of conduct for young and adult archers…