Archery Classes & Try Archery Sessions For All Ages

To Register: Enroll using one of the buttons below. We will contact you via email and send an electronic invoice from Square payment of which will complete the registration process. Our Instructors, Refund, Weather, and Missed Class Policies are below.  Club membership is not required for classes.


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NSAC Beginner Archery Class

Learn safety and the fundamentals necessary for pursuing any level of interest in archery.  All equipment included. 

Cost is $100.  Space is limited to ensure the best experience! We meet indoors during fall/winter at Pulaski Park, 1419 West Blackhawk Street, East Gym, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. We meet outdoors during spring/summer at Lincoln Park, 2 West Belmont Harbor Drive, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Upcoming four-session Beginner Classes:

May:

Saturdays: 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

June:

Wednesdays: 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26: FULL

Saturdays: 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29: 12:30 p.m. class FULL; 11:00 a.m. class OPEN

July:

Saturdays: 7/6; 7/13; 7/20; 7/27

Wednesdays: 7/10; 7/17; 7/24; 7/31 FULL

August:

Saturdays: 8/3; 8/10; 8/24; 8/31

Mondays: 8/5; 8/12; 8/19; 8/26

Wednesdays: 8/7; 8/21; 8/28

September:

Saturdays: 9/7; 9/14; 9/21; 9/28

Please contact us at nsacclass@gmail.com directly for further information or use the button below to begin enrollment.


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NSAC Intermediate Archery Class

Refine your fundamentals and begin putting them together into your own "archery shot."  Introduction to intermediate techniques and to the development of mental aspect.  Practice applying your skill in games and scoring.  All equipment included, plus opportunities to try different types of bows, along with guidance on purchasing your own.

Cost for this one-hour class is $120.  Space is limited given class content. We meet indoors during fall/winter at Pulaski Park, 1419 West Blackhawk Street, East Gym, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. We meet outdoors during spring/summer at Lincoln Park, 2 West Belmont Harbor Drive, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 7:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Upcoming four-session Intermediate Classes:

May:

Saturdays: 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25

June:

Saturdays: 6/8, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29

Wednesdays: 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26

July:

Saturdays: 7/6; 7/13; 7/20; 7/27

Wednesdays: 7/10; 7/17; 7/24; 7/31 FULL

August:

Saturdays: 8/3; 8/10; 8/24; 8/31

Mondays: 8/5; 8/12; 8/19; 8/26

Wednesdays: 8/7; 8/21; 8/28

September:

Saturdays: 9/7; 9/14; 9/21; 9/28

Please contact us at nsacclass@gmail.com directly for further information or use the button below to begin enrollment.


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USA Archery Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD)

Our USA Archery Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) program represents an opportunity for youth archers to begin their archery journey or to take their archery to the next level!  Through weeknight/weekend practices, monthly pin shoots and other competitions from the local to the national level, our archers learn how to set goals and what it takes to achieve them.  We welcome all Recurve, Barebow and Compound archers of any ability into our program.

Prerequisites: membership in USA Archery and a member of NSAC to participate.

Costs: Thursday night (6:00-7:30 p.m.) practices at Gill Park (825 West Sheridan, 3rd Floor) during indoor season and at Lincoln Park (2 West Belmont Harbor Drive) during outdoor season: $10. Monthly indoor pin shoots at either Gill Park (JOAD-only) or Pulaski Park (JOAD/AAP), and outdoor pin shoots at Lincoln Park (JOAD/AAP): $20.  There is no fee for equipment rental for JOAD archers at practices, pin shoots, or NSAC events.

Read more about the JOAD program at USA Archery.


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NSAC Free Try Archery Sessions

Join us for a free 30-minute Try Archery sessions! Learn the basics of archery in a fun environment that'll be sure to spark your Olympic dream.  All equipment is included. Registration will be managed via Eventbrite.

Cost: Free

Time: 3:30-4:00 p.m.

May: Saturday, 5/25

June: Saturdays, 6/1; 6/15; 6/22; 6/29

July: Saturdays, 7/20; 7/27

August: Saturdays, 8/24; 8/31

September: Saturdays, 9/21; 9/28

Keep an eye on our Facebook for upcoming registration.


Your Instructors

Sarah Briscoe
USA Archery Level 2 Instructor

Jackie Estevez
USA Archery Level 2 Instructor

Brent Harmon
USA Archery Level 4-NTS Coach
USA Archery RED Program-North Region Coach USA Archery Recurve Junior Dream Team Coach (2016-2017)
United States Olympic Committee Coach Accelerator Program Trainee

Concepcion Obispo-Serrano
USA Archery Level 2 Instructor

Diego Torres

USA Archery Level 2 Instructor


The Fine Print

Refund Policy: Our refund policy is: full refund up to one week prior to class; 60% within one week of class; no refund on or after class day.  All refunds are less any processing fee.

Weather Policy: Variable weather conditions is a feature, not a bug, of outdoor archery! However, when the weather does not cooperate (heavy rain; thunderstorms; sustained winds, etc.), the class will be rescheduled.  Your safety is our priority.

Missed Class Policy: If you need to miss a class due to a prior personal obligation or emergency, then rest assured that we will make every effort to reschedule your missed time.