Lessons & Programs

Archery Instruction

“You’re never too old to start learning, and you’re never too young to aim high and achieve great things.”

Asa Hutchinson

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XQuest Archery offers archery instruction in group and individual formats. All equipment is provided during lessons and drop-in fees are waived for regular range hours for active lesson participants who want to practice between lessons.

 

Registration is as easy as

1 – 2 – 3

 

  1. Check our calendar or view upcoming sessions for an available date
  2. Read our lesson descriptions and details
  3. Select the desired lesson click the register button

Each participant will be asked to sign a waiver prior to participating in our lessons.

What is our instruction philosophy?

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INSTRUCTIONS

Select Register to register for a session.
To see additional time slots, click the Session block to expand available dates for that session starting week.

 

Cancellation • Transfers • Refund Policy
Course cancellation or transfers will be accepted up to 7 days in advance of the scheduled course date.
Refunds are subject to a $20 administration fee plus HST.

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Learn to Shoot (Level 1)

Who can attend?

This 4-week introduction to archery course is for individuals who have never shot a bow, taken formal archery lessons or need a refresher on shot execution. Lessons are available to youth 10 and older and adults.

Parents of youth under the age of 16 must remain in their car during class time.

Program Details

Range safety and etiquette are emphasized and the FUNdementals of target archery are covered. The new archer can focus on establishing a foundation on which to begin to build their knowledge and skill. Topics covered are:

  • Range safety and etiquette (first class is mandatory);
  • Eye dominance;
  • Stance (correct shooting posture);
  • Correct bow hand position; and
  • Facial reference.

All equipment will be provided for course instruction. Those who wish to use their own equipment should check with the course instructor.

Course cancellation or transfers will be accepted up to 7 days in advance of the scheduled course date.  Refunds are subject to a $20 administration fee plus HST.

Upcoming courses: Cost $200.00 plus HST    

Transitioning to a 4-week 1 1/2 hour per week class schedule

Session 3 (week of SEP 28)

RegisterTuesdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm ages 10+ and adult      full
                     September 28 – October 19, 2021
RegisterThursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm ages 12+ and adult    full
                     September 30 – October 21, 2021
RegisterFridays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm ages 10+ and adult      full 
                     October 1 to October 22, 2021
RegisterSaturdays, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm 10+ and adults     full
                     October 2 – October 23, 2021

Session 4 (week of OCT 26)

RegisterTuesdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm ages 10+ and adult      full
                     October 26 – November 16, 2021
RegisterThursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm ages 12+ and adult      full
                     October 28 – November 18, 2021
RegisterFridays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm ages 10+ and adult       full
                     October 29 – November 19, 2021
RegisterSaturdays, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm 10+ and adults    full
                     October 30 – November 20, 2021

Session 5 (week of NOV 23)

RegisterTuesdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm ages 10+ and adult      
                      November 23 – December 14, 2021
RegisterThursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm ages 12+ and adult
                      November 25 – December 16, 2021
RegisterFridays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm ages 10+ and adult
                      November 26 – December 17, 2021
RegisterSaturdays, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm 10+ and adults
                      November 27 – December 18, 2021

IMPORTANT
The first class of this course requires mandatory attendance as range safety is covered. Failure to attend will result in expulsion from the class and no refunds or transfers will be considered.

Learn to Shoot (Level 2)

Who can attend?

This 4-week course is for the individual who wishes to pursue archery and has completed the Learn to Shoot Level 1 (Introduction to Archery Course).

Program Details

Participants will be introduced to new skills as well as reinforcing the technical knowledge taught in the Learn to Shoot Level 1 course. Emphasis will be on building a consistent basic shot routine. Archers will also be introduced to a basic warm-up routine.

All equipment will be provided for course instruction. Those who wish to use their own equipment should check with the course instructor.

Course cancellation or transfers will be accepted up to 7 days in advance of the scheduled course date.  Refunds are subject to a $20 administration fee plus HST.

Upcoming courses: Cost $200.00 plus HST    

Transitioning to a 4-week 1 1/2 hour per week class schedule

Session 3 (week of SEP 28)

RegisterTuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm age 12+ and adult
                      September 28 – October 19, 2021
RegisterWednesdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm age 10+ and adult    full
                       September 29 – October 20, 2021
RegisterFridays, 7:30 -9:00 pm age 12+ and adult
                       October 1 – October 22, 2021

Session 4 (week of OCT 26)

RegisterTuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm age 12+ and adult
                       October 26 – November 16, 2021
RegisterWednesdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm age 10+ and adult
                       October 27 – November 17, 2021
RegisterFridays, 7:30 -9:00 pm age 12+ and adult
                       October 29 – November 19, 2021

Session 5 (week of NOV 23)

RegisterTuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm age 12+ and adult
                       November 23 – December 14, 2021
RegisterWednesdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm age 10+ and adult
                       November 24 – December 15, 2021
RegisterFridays, 7:30 -9:00 pm age 12+ and adult
                       November 26 – December 17, 2021

ATTENTION
Parents of youth under the age of 16 must remain in their cars during class time.

Learn to Shoot (Level 3)

Who can attend?

This course is the next stage in an archer’s development. Archers will be focusing on continuing to acquire and consolidate the skills introduced in the Learn to Shoot Levels 1 and 2. Coaching will be on an individual basis during class sessions.

Program Details

Participants will be introduced to new skills as well as reinforcing the technical knowledge taught in the Learn to Shoot Level 2 course. Emphasis will be on continuing to build a consistent basic shot routine. Archers will also be introduced to a basic warm-up routine.

All equipment will be provided for course instruction. Those who wish to use their own equipment should check with the course instructor.

Course cancellation or transfers will be accepted up to 7 days in advance of the scheduled course date.  Refunds are subject to a $20 administration fee plus HST.

Upcoming courses: Cost $200.00 plus HST    

Transitioning to a 4-week 1 1/2 hour per week class schedule

Session 3 (week of SEP 28)

RegisterWednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm age 12+ and adults      full
                      September 29 – October 20, 2021
RegisterThursdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm age 10+ and adults      full
                      September 30 – October 21, 2021
RegisterSaturdays, 9:00 – 10:30 am age 10+ and adults     full
                      October 2 – October 23, 2021

Session 4 (week of OCT 26)

RegisterWednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm age 12+ and adults
                      October 27 – November 17, 2021
RegisterThursdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm age 10+ and adults
                      October 28 – November 18, 2021
RegisterSaturdays, 9:00 – 10:30 am age 10+ and adults
                      October 30 – November 20, 2021

Session 5 (week of NOV 23)
Register
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
age 12+ and adults
November 24 – December 15, 2021
Register
Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
age 12+ and adults
August 26 – September 16, 2021
Register
Thursdays, 5:45 – 7:15 pm
age 10+ and adults
November 25 – December 16, 2021
Register
Saturdays, 9:00 – 10:30 am
age 10+ and adults
November 27 – December 18, 2021
ATTENTION
Parents of youth under the age of 16 must remain in their cars during class time.

Other Programs at XQuest Archery

Private Lessons / Coaching

 

We offer Private Lessons and Coaching sessions for athletes wishing to improve on their archery skills. Please use the button to the schedule your session. Sessions are 55 minutes in duration.

Private Lessons                                     
$60.00 plus HST                                       

Semi-Private Lesson (cost for 2 people)
 $90.00 plus HST      

$10.00 plus HST per individual for equipment rental if required                

Junior Badge **

Who can attend?

This 4-week progressive badge program is available to archers from age 9 and up at any skill level, from the novice to the advanced shooter. Participants will receive instruction on range safety, proper archery technique and scoring as well as an overall knowledge of the sport.

Program Details

The Junior Badge Program offers the archer the opportunity to earn achievement awards. The awards are based on score achievements (quantitative) and archery knowledge and skills (qualitative).

Archers will receive instruction during the first three weeks of the program and be given the opportunity to earn a badge on the last week of the session.

Equipment is provided by Xquest Archery for program participants.

Weekly sessions are 1.5 hours in length.

Participants may join the archery club with an endorsement from their instructor.

ATTENTION
This program is not available at this time.

Family Program **

Who can attend?

This 4-week course, on Saturday mornings, is specifically offered for families with youth ages 8 and up who are unable enrol in our regular course curriculum.

Limited to two (2) youth per parent/guardian.

Program Details

Parent and child will experience archery together while being introduced to the FUNdementals of target archery under the supervision of an NCCP trained or certified archery instructor.

Equipment is provided by Xquest Archery for program participants.

Course limited to 5 families (10 participants).

ATTENTION
This program is not available at this time.

Train to Shoot

About

Archers in this course will train to refine the skills acquied and consolidated in the Learn to Shoot Level 3 course and will be of benefit for those wishing to continue in archery, both recreationally and competitively. Coaching will be given on an individual basis.

Parents of youth under the age of 16 must remain in the facility during class time.

Archers interested in participating in this class must speak to the Archery Instructor before enrolling.

Program Details

Participants are encouraged to enroll multiple times to reinforce good shooting techniques.

Archers are encouraged to practice outside of class times.

Equipment can be provided but it would be advantageous to the archer to have their own equipment.

Train to Compete

This program is geared for archers who will be improving their technical skills. The focus is on the individual development of the athlete in competitive archery.

Archers interested in participating in this program must speak to the Archery Instructor before enrolling.

Shoot to Excel

This program requires a year long commitment and is for those archers who wish to compete at a National and International level.

Archers interested in participating in this program must speak to the Archery Instructor before enrolling.

Archery Overview

How to shoot
a recurve bow

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Come and experience the passion for archery at XQuest Archery