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Archery is for all.  It is a precision sport and as a test of accuracy, strength and concentration, can accomodate a range of ages and abilities including athletes with a physical disability. 
It offers the opportunity to relax, to forget for a while the stresses of the day, to learn to concentrate and become disciplined in the art of Archery. 
The Victor Harbor Archery Club conducts a Beginners Archery Course when the need arises. For a course to proceed requires a minimum of 4 people and maximum of 8 so please contact the club via this websites contact page if you are interested.  The groups may be a mix of children and adults.
All our coaches/instructors are accredited by Archery Australia and have current DHS screening clearance.
  • Cost of course - $100 per person for 4 hours tuition.
  • Full cost of course to be paid at time of booking
  • The course is held at the VHAC club home ground , 49 Back Valley Road, Lower Inman Valley - Saturdays 12 noon to 4 pm.
  • Participants will receive a 'Certificate of Competency' on completion of the course.
  • After receiving the certificate, a new archer is offered free insurance cover for a further 11 weeks enabling them to shoot with club members at the normal club shoot -Saturdays 8.30am for a 9.30am start.  An additional cost of $20 per shoot [$10 line fee & $10 equipment hire fee] is required at this stage.
  • All fees paid cover equipment hire, tuition, insurance cover and temporary club membership for 12 consecutive weeks.
  • At the completion of 12 weeks, if an archer wishes to continue shooting, they must join an archery club of choice and Archery Australia.  Details on the joining procedure can be found in the Membership section of Club Information menu on this website.
  • Beginner Course Booking form is available for download on left of this page. 
  • After submitting the Booking form you will be notified of the next course date.  
Further note:  in signing up for these courses as a temporary member, you are giving permission for VHAC to use your name and take digital images of you for VHAC publicity purposes as deemed necessary by the club.
Please complete the Beginners Course Booking Form and arrange full payment of course via direct bank transfer - details on booking form. 
* When making payment please identify purpose of payment [especially your name] e.g.  beginners/course/smith.  
A confirmation of your booking plus payment will be sent to you.  If you are unable to attend your course, please notify VHAC asap.
Parent or guardian must accompany all children under the age of 18 years at all times.
* Please contact Course Coordinator Paul Bagnell for further enquiries:
Telephone: 0417891814
The Victor Harbor Archery Club is a provider in the SA Government Sports Voucher Program. The program provides an opportunity for school aged children from Reception to Year 9 to receive up to a $100 discount on sports membership/registration fees.  One voucher can be issued for every child per calendar year.  
Further information re vouchers please visit :
Young archers
Lydia shooting with recurve
Beginner archers
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