Welcome to Barnsley YMCA Archers
Barnsley YMCA Archers is a friendly, members-led club open to archers of any ability and experience shooting any bow style accepted by Archery GB. Members are accommodating and supportive of other members archery needs and are encouraged to take an active part in the running of the club, its events and the maintenance of its facilities and equipment.
We are located in the heart of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK. As an officially affiliated club with ArcheryGB, the national governing body for archery in the UK, we take pride in promoting the sport of archery and fostering a thriving community of archers of all skill levels. We are also members to our more local governing bodies, Yorkshire Archery Association (YAA) and the Northern Counties Archery Society (NCAS).
Indoor shooting takes place at the well-equipped Barnsley YMCA Sports Hall, conveniently located on Blucher Street in Barnsley (postcode: S70 1AP). Our indoor facilities provide a comfortable and safe environment for archers to practice and refine their skills throughout the year.
For those who prefer shooting in the great outdoors, our outdoor shooting location is situated at the Rockingham Centre on Sheffield Road in Hoyland Common, Barnsley (postcode: S74 1DQ).
Whether you’re a complete novice or an experienced archer looking for a new club to call home, we invite you to join the Barnsley YMCA Archers and embark on a rewarding and fulfilling archery adventure. Explore our website to learn more about our club, events, training opportunities, and how you can become a part of our vibrant archery community. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing our passion for archery!
Being a member of an archery club can be exhilarating, the camaraderie among fellow archers is supportive and you exchange tips and techniques to improve your skills. Whether a beginner or seasoned enthusiast, you all share a passion for this ancient art, fostering patience, discipline, and self-awareness. Barnsley YMCA Archers provides not only a thrilling sporting outlet but also a place to connect with like-minded individuals who understand the unique allure of this age-old sport.
Unleash your inner archer! Join our beginner’s courses today. Experience the thrill of mastering the bow and arrow, guided by our friendly instructors and fellow enthusiasts. Get ready for a journey of focus, precision, and camaraderie. Start hitting the gold with every shot. Join now and embrace the adventure!
Latest News, Blogs & Events
- A Spooktacular Fun Shoot: When Halloween Hit the Archery Range!Halloween came and went last week, and our archery club sure knows how to mix things up. Last week we put on a spine-tingling event that left us all howling for more.
- Halloween Fun Shoot🎃🏹 Get Ready for Spooktacular Archery Fun at Our Halloween Shoot! 🏹🎃
- Indoor Season StartingAt Barnsley YMCA Archers, we’re excited to welcome you to our indoor venue for the autumn/winter season.
- Member’s Equipment AfternoonAt Barnsley YMCA Archers, we recently hosted an engaging archery equipment afternoon that brought together enthusiasts from all skill levels to delve into the finer details of archery gear.
- Archer’s ResourcesVisit our list of resources to external sites on techniques, bow maintenance, shops and more.
- The differences between a Beginner’s Course, Have-A-Go’s & Taster SessionsEver wondered what the differences are between a beginner’s course, a have-a-go and a taster session?