Want to try archery?

Our beginners courses are extremely popular and currently there is a waiting list, but we are working our way through it over the coming months. If you would like to join the waiting list, please fill in the required details using the form at the bottom of this page, and we'll get back to you.

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Beginners archery courses

A beginners course costs £70 per person, payment is required in advance to the details below. This will include your own tab and bracer, which you can keep after the course. Minimum age is 10. You have to attend three sessions, two hours per session, to get a beginners certificate.  If there is one date you can't attend there is an allowance for one catch-up session at a later date.

To register an interest, please fill out the simple 'sign-up' form below.

Or if you require more details email us at beginners@chessington-bowmen.org.uk

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Outdoor Beginners Courses - April to September (Dates to be confirmed)

Saturdays at Imber Court Sports Club, Ember Lane, East Molesey. Click here for directions.
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Indoor Beginners Courses - October to March (Dates to be confirmed)

Wednesdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm at King's Centre, Coppard Gardens, Chessington KT9 2GZ. Click here for directions.

To be added onto our Beginners Course list, fill in the form below, if you are signing up for more than one person please add their name(s) and age(s) as well, and any disability requirements, and a contact telephone number too. We will aim to respond with 7-10 days to discuss dates etc. Please check your email spam folder if you have not heard from us in that time.

Beginners course sign-up form

Please note that any beginner under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times during the beginners course. Winter courses (Oct to March) are indoors on a Wednesday evening (6.30pm-8.30pm) at the King's Centre in Coppard Gardens, Chessington and summer courses (April to September) are on a Saturday mornings/afternoons at Imber Court Sports Club, Ember Lane, East Molesey. Please make sure you go to the correct location.

If you complete the beginners course, we hope you continue with archery and join the club, the membership year runs from September through to August and the joining fee is reduced if you join mid-season. For all the details on how to join the club click here to see our 'Join' page.

Please do not try and join until you have successfully completed the beginners course. You may borrow club kit for a few months and club members and coaches will give you lots of information about where to go and what to buy, and please be aware that the equipment required can be expensive - expect to pay a minimum of £250 for a complete set up.