Try Archery


Try Archery

Samford Valley Target Archers runs a variety of beginner courses and Come N Try sessions throughout the year to start you on your archery journey or simply tick that box on your bucket list. They’re very popular with families, friends and work mates and make a great gift. Bookings are essential, see below for upcoming dates, further details and online booking links.

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Beginner Courses

Samford Valley Target Archers holds beginner courses for participants aged 10 and over. Cost for the course is $99 per participant and online bookings are essential. The courses are usually held on the first Saturday morning of each month, from 07.45 to 11.30, all equipment inclusive. The course is held in the onsite indoor facility during inclement weather. Course fees are not refundable if you change your mind or are unable to attend on your booked date.

Course contents:

  • Introduction
  • Equipment & safety briefing
  • Shooting demonstration
  • Shoot your first arrows
  • Bow type demonstration
  • Shooting & scoring

An induction session is held 8:00am-11:30am on the following Saturday morning for course attendees who would like to join the club. Membership is via an online system and should be completed prior to attending the induction session. The membership information form is available at the beginners course. Please see our Membership and fees page for further details.

Session contents:

  • Finish membership paperwork
  • Club walkaround and familiarisation
  • Further training
  • Fletching your new arrows



Beginner Course bookings

Participants – you will be required to fill in this Participant form per person before starting the course. Either bring a prefilled form with you to your course or fill in a supplied form when you arrive.

Course links:

5th October 2019 Online booking

2nd November 2019 Online booking


Archery With Disabilities

The club supports archers with all abilities, including members competing at national and international para archery events and the Invictus Games. Club facilities include indoor shooting facilities, paved disabled parking bays, an accessible toilet, and cement paths between buildings. The grassed outdoor fields are also used by para archers. Experienced instructors and coaches can take you from novice through to international competitor and our members provide a friendly, supportive environment. You will need to arrange your own carer if required. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.


Come N Try Sessions

Special sessions such as the Adventure Women courses supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council are held a few times a year. Links to the online entry form will appear here when the bookings open.