St. George’s Archery Club runs a minimum of three Archery GB-approved beginners’ courses each year. Courses are run indoors in the Winter months on Sunday mornings, and outdoors in the Summer usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They take place at St. John Fisher School, Harrogate unless indicated otherwise.

In the Summer of 2017 we are moving to a new facility at Allerton Park (junction of the A1 / A59), so the above arrangements are subject to change, though indoor courses will continue to be run at St. John Fisher School for the time being.

Courses are relaxed and fun and comprise four weekly sessions coached by Archery GB-qualified coaches assisted by experienced archers. All shooting and safety equipment is provided. To successfully complete your course you will need to commit to attending all 4 sessions.

At the end of the course you will:

* be able to shoot a recurve bow using barebow and freestyle techniques;

* have a sound knowledge of basic technique, safety and etiquette to the level required to join a club

* take away a certificate of attendance which can be used to join any archery club in the UK.

Course Costs and payment

Beginners’ courses cost £75 per person for adults and £50 for juniors. Full payment will be requested with your course application. 


Children (under 18) are welcome to participate in the club’s Courses from the age of 8 years. In accordance with Archery GB and club policies for the protection of children and vulnerable adults, all juniors must be accompanied throughout the course by a parent or a responsible adult. All our coaches are DBS checked.

Current Course Availability

We normally offer 24 places per course on a first come, first served basis.

Janurary 2020

Sunday 19/01/2020, 26/01/2020, 02/02/2020 & 09/02/2020

Venue : St John Fisher High School, Harrogate 10am start.

Please note the final session of this course may be held at Allerton Park, weather permitting

Booking now!

Please note you must attend all four sessions. All sessions are 3 hours long and under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult at all times. 

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