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.

The courses for 2019 are…

  • Course 1. Wednesdays 5th of June to 26th of June inclusive – Open for booking
  • Course 2. Wednesdays 3rd of July to 24th of July inclusive – Open for booking

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

In addition we will be running a taster session on Saturday the 11th of May to give you an introduction into archery. The session will run from 14.30 to 17.30 and costs £15.

If you have an interest in attending these courses or simply wish to get some information about them, please e-mail us at archerybookings@outlook.com

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. Reading Archers safeguarding policy

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


The following are mandatory requirements for successfully completing the course and being eligible to become a member:

  • Attending the 1st and 4th sessions of the course
  • 6 hours of minimum attendance
  • Minimum age for anyone attending is 12 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.