Where to Play Archery in Sydney

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If you’ve always fancied stepping into the medieval times of yesteryear by trying your hand at archery, you might be surprised to learn there are quite a few places in Sydney that will cater to your wishes.

You don’t have to travel far to play archery in Sydney with the sport having somewhat of a resurgence in popularity...you know since the 19th century! So if you’ve been wondering where to play archery in Sydney, check out this list of venues that will provide you with a bow and arrow ready to hit that bullseye.

Where to Play Archery in Sydney

1. Archery Centre Sydney Olympic Park

Archery in Sydney
Kids of all ages can hone their archery skills at Sydney Olympic Park.

The Archery Centre at Sydney Olympic Park is home to 6.5 hectares of open bushland making it the perfect spot for archers to practise their sport. This centre really is a multiplex for archery in Sydney with a full lineup of activities for novice, intermediate and experienced archers alike.

If you’re looking to refine your skills, they offer school holiday programs for kids and weekly lessons for beginners or intermediates. For more one-on-one coaching, you can organise a private session with an experienced instructor who will help finesse your shooting technique.

Make Archery in Sydney part of your weekly sport routine or plan a special occasion with facilities available for birthday parties and corporate team bonding sessions.

Location: Bennelong Pkwy, Sydney Olympic Park

2. Sydney Archery

Located in three convenient locations across Sydney, you’ll find the team from Sydney Archery firing off arrows in North Bondi, Chatswood and Matraville (indoor only). If you’re serious about learning the ins and outs (and bowed curves) of archery, this is definitely the place to hone your skills with a bunch of courses designed to suit various ability levels.

For beginners, the First Shot Experience is a great way to learn the foundations through a 1.5-hour class that outlines safety briefs and an overview of how to correctly develop your shooting technique from the get-go. From there, keen archers can sign up for a number of different archery programmes, including squad training, Olympian courses, compound courses and traditional courses.

Locations: Hugh Bamford Reserve, North Bondi, 441 Bunnerong Rd, Matraville Chatswood location revealed by appointment only

3. Zoom Archery

Zoom Archery
Get ready to hit that bullseye!

“Where to play archery in Sydney?” Anywhere, with Zoom Archery! That’s right, this very handy mobile archery outfit will come to you and bring the fun (and arrows) wherever you desire.

The gang at Zoom Archery have all the bells and whistles to turn your next birthday party, school event or corporate day out one to remember. Catch the archery bug as these trained professionals show you how to pull back the bow and fire off an arrow with precision. They also offer a bunch of additional services, including private coaching sessions, weekly children’s classes and even an Archery Art session for you to test your aim and your painting abilities!

Inquire on their website for mobile services or visit Chuter Avenue, Monterey for outdoor classes.

4. Penrith City Archers

Penrith City Archers
Archery practise at Penrith City Archers.

For those looking to find archery in Sydney’s west, then head to Penrith City Archers for a full 360 facility. From beginner courses to coaching, and a host of weekly club functions, Penrith City Archers have it all covered.

If you’re keen to try archery for the first time, you’ll get a thorough education with the Penrith City Archers instructors who spare no detail when it comes to teaching beginners about the three main disciplines of archery: target, field and clout. Once you’ve put in the work to refine your shooting technique, they offer a number of leagues to help you continue practising your skills through their club schedule.

Location: Lot 31 Werrington Rd, Werrington

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