About Us

At the Barnsley YMCA Archers Club, we are passionate about promoting the ancient and exhilarating sport of archery within our local community. Established in 2010, our club has been for archery enthusiasts of seniors & juniors alike and skill levels, providing a welcoming and supportive environment for both beginners and experienced archers.

Our mission is to foster a love for archery and encourage individuals to pursue this exciting sport while promoting sportsmanship, camaraderie, and personal growth. We aim to create a safe and enjoyable space where archers can learn, practice, and develop their archery skills whilst building lasting friendships and memories.

At our club, we take pride in our team of experienced archers and certified instructors who are dedicated to helping our members reach their full potential. Whether you are new to archery or looking to fine-tune your technique, our instructors are here to guide you on your archery journey. They will provide personalised coaching, share valuable tips, and ensure that you have a rewarding and fulfilling experience at our club.

We look forward to meeting you on the range and sharing the joy of archery together!

The club comprises of a committee, our ’23/’24 board has the Chairman Allen Hudson, Club Secretary is Kath Clarkson, Treasurer is Steve Jones, Welfare & Safeguarding Officer is Neil Battersby, Board Member Stephen Padgett and Marketing Officer Hannah Jones. 

Our current ArcheryGB qualified coaches are Allen Hudson, Steve Jones, Stephen Padgett & John Wainwright.