At Boolaroo Bowmen we welcome beginner, novice and serious archers of all ages and skill levels.

Archery is a family friendly, fun sport and the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors in a welcoming environment where you can choose to compete amongst equals or simply enjoy the social atmosphere.

You need never have shot a bow before. Our accredited and friendly coaches are here to help and guide you so you get the most enjoyment from your sport.

Even if you don't have your own equipment, Boolaroo Bowmen has a full range of loan equipment available so you can experience archery first hand without having to invest in your own equipment.

Our emphasis is on enabling all members to enjoy archery safely with a view to assisting you to develop your skills in the field and to a level that you are comfortable with. Whether you just want some simple sport and activity or wish to progress in to competition or bow huntingour coaches and members will offer you guidance and support at all stages.

Have a look in our “Downloads & Links” section for useful information and links or download our club shoot calendar by clicking on the calendar icon..

Registration on shoot days begin at 7.30am and close at 8.30am for shooters and new members.

If you're an archer visiting from another area, we'd love you to join us on our varied and challenging range.

Event registration commence at 7.30am on the day of the event. No registrations accepted after 8.30am.

Want to try Archery with us?

For people with no prior experience we offer a 3 month probationary period during which time you are able to attend up to 3 of our "shoots". This gives you ample opportunity to try the different type of events we hold and see if the sport of archery is for you. We typically hold two shoots each month.

If you don't have your own gear, there is club gear available for hire. Our coaches are also willing to asses the gear you already have and will advise on the suitability thereof.

There are costs to attend the shoots during this period. Cubs are able to shoot at no cost if accompanied by a paying supervising adult. Please see further down on this page.

On your first visit, one of our qualified coaches will spend some time with you on the practice range. Here you learn safety, the basics of shooting arrows, and how to become an archer. After this you proceed, with any other newcomers, on to the range proper to put in to practice what you have learnt

The bush range makes ABA archery interesting because you aren't standing in an open field shooting at targets. It involves moving from target to target, usually 20 in total, and shooting at varying distances and in varying environments. Typically the event will take most of the day, with a break for lunch.

For safety reasons there are some dress rules to be observed.

  • Sturdy, enclosed shoes to be worn.
  • Collard shirt and hat to prevent sunburn
  • No camouflage clothing allowed
  • Must carry your own water on the course

We have a canteen where hot food and cold drinks may be purchased for lunch.

Costing

Below are indicative costs for membership and events. Please note that prices are subject to change and that we accept cash only. Sorry, no eftpos facilities available.

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Probationary Membership $10.00 per person

New Adult Membership $65.00 per person

New Junior Membership $24.00 (13-17 years of age)

New Cub Membership $24.00 (younger than 13 years of age)

Family Membership's Available

ABA Membership - Click here for latest pricing from the ABA web site

Equipment Hire $10.00

3D target events $15.00 per person (cubs & juniors with a supervising adult member - no charge)

Paper target events $7.00 per person (cubs & juniors with a supervising adult member - no charge)