The Wakefield Archers

Welcome

Welcome to The Wakefield Archers. A target archery club based in Wakefield West Yorkshire

Welcome to our website. Here you will find everything you need to know about shooting at our club . You will find links to the latest news below or alternatively use the above menu to find further information about our club.
If you have come to this website looking to take up the sport then you will find all the information you need regarding our beginner courses in the " INFORMATION" section of this website. Please read it before you enquire about availability and elegability, particularly if you are enquiring for your child.


We welcome archers of all abilities to shoot as a visitor ( £5 per session) but please be aware that indoor shooting nights are often full so please enquire beforehand. Please bring your current Archery GB card or proof of affiliation to a recognised national body. If you have completed a beginners course elsewhere and wish to join the club as a member then one of our coaches will take you through a short assessment and once you have paid your membership fee you can shoot.


If you want to just come down and see what it is all about then you are more than welcome. We meet in the sports hall at Q.E.G.S .on a Tuesday and Thursday evening between 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm (through the winter). Through the summer we shoot at Slazengers SSC at Horbury (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30 -8:30 pm). All year round we shoot at Walton Sports and Social Club on Saturday mornings from 8:30am, however this is coming to an end in september 2020.


This website is constantly being developed so please visit it at regular intervals to find out more .

Good Shooting.

Latest News

Fees and Shooting

It was the best of times-It was the worst of times.

Fees I can wholly understand, given the current crisis that members may feel that renewing their membership of the club is unnecessary. After all we cannot shoot at QEGS for the foreseeable future and outdoor shooting is likely to be… Continue Reading

There may be trouble ahead

But while there's music and moonlight and love and romance- Let's face the music and dance.

Skip to the end if you want the short version of what follows I hope that everyone who has wanted to shoot under the limited conditions that have been imposed have been able to. Many clubs have been unable to resume any shooting… Continue Reading

With the easing of the lockdown the committee have decided to initiate some limited return to outdoor shooting at slazengers ( Yay)!!! Long and detailed instructions and a link to a booking sheet is available on the members section of the… Continue Reading

It was with great regret that the committee took the decision to suspend indoor shooting this week. The management at QEGS were grateful that we made the decision before they had to make it for us. This had an unfortunate impact on the… Continue Reading

Walton

All things must pass !

I am sorry to have to inform the club but outdoor shooting at Walton Sports and Social Club will cease at the end of August this year. The club ( Walton) has recently taken on a number of Rugby and Football teams, providing a much needed… Continue Reading