Queens Archery

Queens Archery

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Hands-on archery lesson introduces beginners to fundamentals & skill practice using rental equipment during Saturday & Sunday night sessions

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Promotional value expires Mar 25, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Must be 9 or older. Online redemption only. Reservation required. Subject to availability. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 8 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Vouchers must be redeemed on Saturday and Sunday evenings at 5:30, 6:00, 7:30, or 8:00. No walk-ins. Vouchers must be printed and presented upon arrival. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$16 for a one-person archery-lesson package (a $30 total value) $29 for a two-person tandem archery-lesson package (a $60 total value)

  • Lesson introduces archery fundamentals—including stance, grip, and aim—with guidance from an experienced archery coach
  • 1.5 hours of range time
  • Equipment rental
  • $10 credit toward next shooting experience per person

Lessons are scheduled by appointment only and are held Saturday and Sunday at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 8 p.m.

Queens Archery

Each day, sports persons enter a brick façade on 39th Avenue with bow cases and leather quivers slung over their shoulders. Queens Archery was founded in 1967 and remains a clubhouse for the city's archers, offering a practice range, opportunity for organized competition, and a pro shop that stocks all manner of gear for the sport with a small but passionate following. In recent years, interest in the age-old discipline has surged—in part due to the popularity of the bow-and-arrow-wielding characters in The Hunger Games series—bringing an influx of beginners eager to learn the sport to Queens Archery. In addition to the resident eagle-eyed veterans, the facility is home to a coterie of young archers who take part in the Junior Olympic Archery Development program. The JOAD program is administered by Columbia University archery coach Al Lizzio and certified teacher Erin Vecino, who help youths cultivate the sharp eye and steady pull necessary to be competitive-level archers.

Customer Reviews

Have fun!
Laura B. · December 29, 2014
Great venue and fantastic instructors. It was a really great way to spend a weekend evening.
Leticia L. · November 24, 2014
Its def worth checking out, very fun.
Sang H. · November 24, 2014

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