Our program is designed to teach young children the fundamentals of archery. It focuses on concentration, patience, and confidence essential for safety and enjoyment of the sport. We want your kids to have fun and meet new friends in a non-competitive environment. Instructors are USA Archery Certified.
Practices and Games
Location(s): Central YMCA (2200 S Davis Dr., 76013)
Times: 6:30pm-7:30pm (Ages 8-12) / 7:30pm-8:30pm (Ages 13-18)
Registration Begins: June 1
Registration Ends: July 7
Season Begins: July 8 (Friday)
Season Dates: 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12
Cost: $39 for members (supply fee), $99 for non-members (become a member and save!)
What’s Provided: All archery equipment
Equipment Needed: Water bottle & Closed-Toe Shoes
The YMCA provides the equipment for the beginning archer. If an individual chooses to bring their own equipment, it must be approved by our certified staff.
**Non-members can participate in sports programs by paying an annual Non-Member Participant fee of $69.99 for families with one child or $99.99 for families with more than one child.
Volunteer Coaching Opportunities
We’re seeking volunteers interested in coaching youth sports. Our coaches make YMCA youth sports possible and create a lifelong impact on children by encouraging participation and emphasizing sportsmanship and strong character.
When you become a volunteer, the Y will introduce you to coaching and provide resources specific to the sport you coach. If your child is a player, getting involved at their practices can help them feel comfortable to practice with you outside of official practice time.
With a rich history, archery teaches the irreplaceable skills of precise focus, concentration, and relaxation while building confidence in youth. Archery at the Y presents opportunities for character growth and health improvements in children while emphasizing fun and safety!
Archery teaches teamwork and sportsmanship. Archery is not only an individual discipline, but can be enjoyed as a team event. Being on a team teaches kids to lead others, support them and rely on them.