Bull’s eye!

Recent Archery event at Papago Park Archery Range

Get on target and give Archery a try

Saturday, November 1, 2003


The City of Phoenix, Papago Park, the Papago Archers, and Arizona Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) clubs are hosting an

“Introduction to Archery”, instruction session.


This is the perfect opportunity for first timers to try to hit the “Bull’s Eye”.

And for others to be reintroduced to a sport that they tried in school. 

Kids of all ages from 8 to 80 plus are welcome to give it a try. (Under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)


The club will provide the bows, arrows and safety instruction from certified instructors.


If you go…


Where:             Papago Park is located on the border of Phoenix and south Scottsdale. 

                        From the intersection of McDowell Rd and Galvin Parkway (64th Street) drive north ½ mile and turn left (west) on Oak Street. 

                        Travel west on Oak St. for ¼ mile and turn left (south) at the Papago Sports Complex signed driveway.

                        Once in the park turn right (west) at the first drive. 

                        The Papago Archery range parking area is at the end of the drive.


                        Aerial Photo of Range within Park


When:              Saturday morning, November 1st: From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

                        Group instruction takes place at 8:00, 9:00 and 10:00 AM


What to wear:  Athletic shoes, shorts or pants, and close fitting short sleeved shirt.  Wear long hair up or in a ponytail and please leave bracelets, necklaces or long earrings at home.  Need to minimize anything that would snag the bowstring during its movement.


Facilities:         Drinking water and Port a let at the archery range, 

                        Restrooms are available at adjacent ballfields.

                        Beverages snacks and food are available to purchase at the adjacent ballfields.


Cost:                Free  (Kids must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)


Details:            This “Introduction to Archery” class is perfect for all those people that do not have their own archery equipment and don’t know how to get started in this timeless sport. 

                        For more on target archery in Arizona visit www.azarchery.com