Try Archery

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Take aim at Outdoor Chattanooga’s “Try Archery” classes. These free indoor classes offer a hands on opportunity to learn more about the sport of archery. Concentrating on range safety rules and fundamentals of archery, the class is taught using the National Archery in Schools (NASP) equipment and procedures. Sessions occur at the Outdoor Chattanooga Center in Coolidge Park on Wednesdays in February and March. All sessions are walk-in, first come, first served and open to ages 5+. No reservation or prior experience required. All equipment and instruction provided. Cost: free. Just show up, take aim and give archery a try!

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

Try Archery

Take aim and shoot

What You’ll Learn

  • Fundamentals of archery
  • Range safety rules
  • Proper use and care of equipment
  • Area resources for archery

FAQs

When and where are the Try Archery classes?

CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS AND PREVENTION

Try Archery classes occur on Wednesdays in February and March from 3:30-6:00 p.m. at Outdoor Chattanooga Center in Coolidge Park, 200 River St.

Do I need to make a reservation or have prior experience to participate?
No reservation or prior experience required to participate.
Do I need to have and bring my own equipment?
No, we provide all the equipment and instruction for you to try archery. If you have your own bow, you can bring it, but the instructors may not allow you to use it if it exceeds the compound rating for our targets. Please do not bring your own arrows as we don’t want them to get mixed up with ours.
What's the minimum age?
Most children 6 and up have the ability to shoot on their own, without assistance. Younger children can attend and try, but may need assistance from the instructor or a parent.
What's the cost?
Free!

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Did You Know?

Chattanooga does not have a dedicated Archery Range within the city limits. Here is a comprehensive list of area resources and places to participate in archery in the surrounding area. We love archery too and hope someone will fill this need in Chattanooga soon!

4-H Hamilton County Archery Club

Dead Zero Shooting Park

Nobel Fellowship Archery Range

National Archery in the Schools Program

Tennessee Archery Association

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

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