New to archery?

Beginners courses are currently not available, we are working hard to get them back up and running asap. Further information should be available within the next few weeks (10/07/21). All information pertaining to our courses can still be seen below, and if you have any further questions, there is a contact form below!

Are you looking for a new challenge, hobby or to fulfil a lifetime ambition? It couldn’t be easier.

Well, it could, but we do our best…

It is a requirement that you complete a Beginners’ Course where you will be taught to shoot safely by one of our Archery GB qualified Coaches.  We will; teach you how to shoot, cover all aspects of target archery, demonstrate modern bows, show you range safety and advise you about buying equipment.   The Durham City Archers Beginners’ Course is five, 2.5 hour sessions with one-to-one tuition with one of our Coaches. The entire course costs;

£65 for adults £35 for Juniors, under 18   

All equipment is provided. We are happy to teach anyone from age 12 years and upwards, however we ask under 18’s be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.   Our courses run for five consecutive weeks, on Saturday afternoons (13:30 – 16:00), so please ensure you can attend all sessions before booking your place.   Book a place to suit you.

  • Click here 
  • Look through the available courses below to find one that suits you.
  • Select the type and amount of places your would like to book
  • Click ‘Order Now’
  • Fill out your details on the ‘Registration Information’ page for each attendee
  • Then click ‘Pay Now’

Once you do this you will receive an order confirmation email with; your order summary, event information and ticket attached.  

Then, just come along and have fun!

If you have completed a course elsewhere of have previous experience in archery, please see our membership assessment information.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in contact, either email beginners.dca@gmail.com
or by using the contact form below.