Archery takes meditation, focus, and steady hands, skills that can also serve you well during high-stakes games of Operation. Learn to compete serenely with today's Groupon: for $36, you get a series package of four 50-minute drop-in classes at Chicago Archery Center (a $72 value). This Groupon expires in three months.
At Chicago Archery Center, aspiring arrow aimers learn the meditative art of archery from trained instructors. Student shooters age 8 and older can jump into any age-appropriate class on the schedule, with each class holding no more than 14 pupils. Classes include all the essential equipment for bull's-eyeing targets, such as bows, arrows, and William Tell practice apples. Choose Archery I to get a firm grasp on archery forms using either a recurve or compound bow. Or drop in on Archery As a Meditation Discipline, during which tenacious teachers reiterate the importance of clearing the mind of pesky to-do lists and Legend of Zelda conquests to improve accuracy. These classes offer a good starting point for future sessions or cutthroat competitions.
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