Try Archery

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?

SPECIAL 2021 Dates:
June 22 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM
July 20 and 27 | 12:30 – 2:30 PM
Tuesday in August from 3:00-5:00 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. Just show up anytime during the scheduled program.

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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Rapid Learning- Beginner Whitewater River Instructional Trip

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Partner program: Chattanooga Preparatory School

Adaptive Cycling

Partner Program: YCAP Leadership and climbing at Walnut Wall

Partner Program: North Chattanooga Recreation/Community Center

Paddle Smart Chattanooga-Intro to Flatwater Paddling

Partner Program: Girls Inc Outdoor Recreation Day

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Partner Program: Bridge Chattanooga Youth Program

Nickajack Bat Cave Canoe Tour

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Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

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No class this date: Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

No class this date: Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

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Dam Kayak Tour

Rapid Learning- Beginner Whitewater River Instructional Trip

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Partner Program: InZone Prison Prevention Ministries

Learn to Ride a Bicycle Class

Partner Program: Bethlehem Center

Nickajack Bat Cave Canoe Tour

Partner Program: YCAP

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Partner Program: Bridge Chattanooga

Nickajack Bat Cave Canoe Tour

Booker T Washington State Park: Camps Play Day Invitational

Good Morning Dam Kayak Tour

Pedal and Paddle Sunset Tour

Pedal and Paddle Sunset Tour

Rapid Learning- Beginner Whitewater River Instructional Trip

Dam Kayak Tour

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Free Adult Archery – Aim Your Game

Nickajack Bat Cave Canoe Tour

Try Archery (Indoor at Outdoor Chattanooga)

Intro to Paddling – Virtual Workshop

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Partner Program: Sunset Kayak with TRGT/Tennessee River Gorge Trust

Full Moon Kayak Tour

Rapid Learning Whitewater Kayak Program: WNC weekend river

Sale Creek Kayak Tour

Rapid Learning Whitewater Kayak Program: WNC weekend river

Partner Program: On My Own 2 Wheels

Adaptive Cycling

Adaptive Cycling

Try Archery (Indoor at Outdoor Chattanooga)

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Rapid Learning: Intro to Whitewater Kayaking Skills Class

Paddle Smart Chattanooga: Intro to Kayaking and Safety Class

Pedal and Paddle Adventure at Sunset

BIKE RODEO and family friendly bicycle safety activities

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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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