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).

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

1 month ago

πŸ“£ Calling all archers! πŸ“£

Our AGM is just around the corner, and we want YOU to be a part of it. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie, your input matters. Join us for an evening of discussions, decisions, and target shooting excitement. Visit the Member's Area of the website to see the blog with last year's minutes.

Save the date: April 26th at Barnsley YMCA Sports Hall. S#archerycommunityr#getinvolvedt#AGMetInvolved #AGM
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2 months ago

🏹 Join us for the Archery Annual General Meeting 2024! 🎯

πŸ“… Date: Friday, April 26th
πŸ•’ Time: 7:15 PM
πŸ“ Venue: Barnsley YMCA Sports Hall

Don't miss out on this opportunity to have your voice heard and shape the future of our club! All committee roles will be re-elected, and shooting fun awaits after the meeting. See you there! Visit the Member's Area of the website to see the blog with last year's minutes. barnsley-ymca-archers.co.uk/members#archeryp#AGM
#barnsleyymcaM#getinvolvedCA #GetInvolved
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2 months ago

🏹 Club member Gary has now made it 2 for 2 (or is it 4 for 4?) by making another Robin Hood! Twice in two weeks with his barebow, well done Gary! ... See MoreSee Less
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