Archery is a sport for any age group and is accessible for many that have a disability. If you have played competitive sport but no longer enjoy the rough and tumble of rugby or football or your child expresses an interest archery then Fosse Company of Archers may be the club for you, it is even suitable for couples that are looking for a joint activity.
If you have any queries our membership secretary can always be contacted to answer them.
Have a Go
We aim to run one have-a-go session per month on a Tuesday evening, for a maximum of 4 people. If you are interested, please email the Membership Secretary, click here. The cost is £5 per person.
N.B. Minimum age is 10 years old
Please read the below information before contacting the club
To join any archery club, you must first complete a beginner’s course, see below for details.
Archery Beginners Course
This course covers basic skills and safety procedures. The course will include 9 hours of training split over several sessions
with training and support from qualified coaches who will teach the necessary safety skills and the setting up of a club bow.
Also covered are an introduction to scoring and the different bow styles used in archery.
Upon completion of the course we expect you to be shooting independently under observation at 20 yards and will receive a certificate that allows you to join any archery club.
Our next course dates:
Equipment Allocation Session
Saturday 28th October 2023 – Time: between 12 midday and 1pm. There will be no shooting at this session.
Saturday 13th May 2023 Time: 09:30 – 12:30
Saturday 20th May 2023 Time: 09:30 – 12:30
Saturday 27th May 2023 Time: 09:30 – 12:30
Location: Wreake Valley Academy, Parkstone Road, Syston, Leicester LE7 1LY
Closing date for applications: Monday 24th April 2023
For further details please contact the Membership Secretary click here
The minimum age for participation is 10 and all juniors, under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
If you have any queries contact the membership secretary.
What do I need to bring/wear?
All archery equipment is provided.
Please wear clothes that are close fitting on the arms and torso. For personal safety loose hair is to be tied back, and loose jewellery to be removed prior to shooting. No open toed shoes.
Some courses are held outdoors so bring appropriate clothing and a bottle of water.
What if I want to join the club?
At Fosse Company of Archers, we allow our new members to hire the club bows for up to 3 months or until the next course, whichever is sooner. There is a small fee of £2 per session in addition to shooting fees (There is also an option to pay a £20 block bow hire fee for a period of 3 months).
After completing your beginners course if you would like to join our club, the fees are broken down on the Club Information Page and can be explained by the membership secretary.