Youth

  1. Archery

NEW FOR 2023!  In partnership with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, our classes will now be held at the Portage Lakes State Park Archery Range!  The range is located at 5031 Manchester Road, New Franklin, OH 44319. 

The Youth Archery Program is taught by USA Archery Certified Instructors and is designed to educate local youth and teens about archery, with an emphasis on safety. Students will learn how to use properly use a bow and arrow, as well as archery safety, range set-up, and more. All equipment is provided and class sizes are small to allow for more shooting and instructor feedback. 

Our youth archery programs are intended for children ages 8 to 15 years old.  All archery classes are $25 per resident child and $30 per non-resident child, unless otherwise noted.  Please read the descriptions of each class below.

Exclusive registration for returning archers will take place from February 13-17, 2023.  Returning archers should register by calling or visiting the Parks & Recreation Office at 330-896-6621 or 1755 Town Park Blvd., Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm.  There will be no online registration 2/13 - 2/17.   

Registration opens to everyone on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 8:00.  Click here to register online!

Quick Start Archery

The Quick Start Archery program is taught by USA Archery Certified Instructors and is designed for those who may be interested in archery or may want to take the Youth Archery program but want to try it out first.

Children ages 8 to 15 years old can take this 45 minute class and learn about archery safety, the parts of the bow and arrow, and how to shoot. All equipment provided!

Registration fees are $15 per resident child and $20 per non-resident child, for the Quick Start class only.  Dates are: Wednesday, April 5, 2023 and Wednesday, July 19, 2023. 

Beginner Youth Archery

The Youth Archery Program is taught by USA Archery Certified Instructors and is designed to educate local youth and teens about archery, with an emphasis on safety. Students will learn how to use recurve and compound bows, as well as archery safety, range set-up, and more. 

Classes are 30-minutes and will meet once a week for four weeks, on Wednesday evenings.  All equipment is provided!

Intermediate/Advanced Youth Archery 

The Intermediate Youth Archery Program is a program designed for those who have had formal archery instruction.  This could include our beginner archery class or any other outside instruction.  However, prior experience is necessary.  If you are new to archery, please take the beginner class.

This class will focus on safety, proper form, archery games, and friendly competition. Participants can bring their own equipment or borrow equipment from the City of Green.  All classes are instructed by a certified USA Archery instructor. 

Classes are 30-minutes and will meet once a week for four weeks, on Monday evenings. 

Home School Youth Archery

The Youth Archery Program is taught by USA Archery Certified Instructors and is designed to educate local youth and teens about archery, with an emphasis on safety. Students will learn how to use recurve and compound bows, as well as archery safety, range set-up, and more. Class will meet twice a week, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for two weeks.  All equipment is provided!

This class is intended for home school children or groups who would like to supplement their physical education!  If you would like to set up a private or group lesson, please call 330-896-6621 for more details. 

More Information

To register or receive more information on our archery programs, please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 330-896-6621.


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