Welcome! Anyone aged 8 and up is welcome to visit our club and see if archery with Mountain Archers might be for you. It doesn’t matter if you have been shooting a bow your whole life or if you are just starting out.
Our members specialise in a range of styles including Compound, Traditional, and Olympic Recurve archery. Come by and see what our club has to offer. Our members are always happy to welcome new faces to the club. Meet the members. Check out our set up!
Please, don’t just turn up to our range with a bow and arrows, and expect to be allowed to immediately join in.
Safety, due diligence and care of our members, is our first priority, as much as we like to be friendly! Talk to our duty Assessment Officer, or another Committee member. It’s a learning and experience process and they’ll be more than happy to help you to start that journey.
For experienced AA registered archers, mosey on into our club and say hello. Bring your equipment and meet the club members. If you wish to join in and have a shoot a $15 shooting fee applies and become an Associate Member.
The Beginners Certificate Course runs over 2 consecutive Sundays for up to 15 people from 9:30am – 11:30am. Places are limited to those 15 archer places for 2 instructors The Course involves 2 Sundays of Instruction and then the following 4 weeks of supervised shooting. To continue shooting, after completion of the Course, beginners must then become full Financial Members of Mountain Archers and supply their own equipment.
Cost will be $70 per Adult. A Family Group $50 per family member.
To book for a Beginners Class at Mountains Archers, you will need to physically come up to the Browntown Oval on a Sunday. You can apply online but you must present yourself at least one Sunday prior to the anticipated start date of the Class, to sign the necessary forms, so that on the first Sunday of the Class we can start immediately.
All equipment is provided however if you wish to bring your own equipment please do so. If you have your own equipment, it will need to be checked by one of our coaches/assessment officers to make sure it is safe to use. Compound bows must be under 60# to be used at the club.
Please note: Children should be at least 8 years of age to enrol. Parents or people responsible for children under the age of 16 years need to be on hand at Browntown Oval when their minors are taking part in archery. Long hair should be tied back and archers must wear closed top shoes, no thongs or sandals please for safety.
Our Club Members meet at about 8:30am each Sunday, given safe weather conditions. Experienced archers can feel free to come by to check out the club. We usually shoot until about 12:00pm.
New Archers coming to the club for Come N’ Try sessions must arrive at 8:30am to ensure enough time to set up equipment and ensure a position with our instructors. We will list the dates for Come N’ Try sessions when they become available after our club resumes activity.
Potential club members must have completed an Advanced Beginners Course or have current proof of being an Archery Australia member, 3DAAA member or Bowhunters Australia member and a knowledge of the safety proceedures before they are allowed to shoot on our range. They must be signed in on the day and signed up with temporary membership fully completed and inspected.
Prior to starting our Beginners Course a newcomer must also have applied for and received Temporary Membership through our club. ie. Please don’t just turn up to our range with a bow and arrows and expect to be allowed to join in.
All equipment is provided however if you wish to bring your own equipment please do so. If you have your own equipment it will need to be checked by one of our coaches to make sure it is safe to use. Compound bows must be under 60# to be used at the club.
Long hair should be tied back and archers must wear closed top shoes, no thongs or sandals please for safety.
152 Great Western Hwy, Mount Victoria NSW 2786
BECOMING A MEMBER
After an archer successfully completes Beginners Classes, an archer will be eligible to apply for an up to date Archery Australia Membership Card. You can now join Mountain Archers as a full member with shooting privileges, responsibilities and other involvement activities
These have to be applied for through the State Governing Body:: Archery NSW, through each Registered Club Secretary. We can help start that process for you.
Most of this membership money goes towards insurance requirements for all archers through Archery Australia.
For non MA members, but AA members, Mountain Archers require the sighting of a valid up to date Archery Australia card by one of the Mountain Archers Committee members, the registration number logged in and signed for in our attendance book.
A $15 Shooting fee applies for a member of another club for a typical Sunday shoot.
A $5 Contribution Fee for MA members.
(Goes toward tea, Coffee, Drinks, Biscuits & Archery Expendables)
Our insurance requires every member and temporary member to be signed in. Their equipment must also have been examined by one of the club officials and found to be in sound condition.