Welcome to Alamance Parks Archery!

We offer 3 distinct ways to participate in target archery with us.

  • Explore Archery Classes
  • Alamance Parks Archery Club
  • Private Instruction

Explore Archery

Registration for the Spring Explore Archery session is now closed. Classes fill up quickly! We will announce when new sessions are added in our monthly newsletter. Click Here to be added to the newsletter mailing list.

Welcome to Alamance Parks’ Archery Program. We will be offering 2 classes at the Pleasant Grove Community Center and 2 classes at the Eli Whitney Community Center. Each location will host a 5:00 PM and a 6:15 PM class. We can accept 20 students of any skill level in each class. Ages 8 and up. This is a great opportunity to participate with your family! Beginners will be going through the Explore Archery program while more advanced students will hone in on more advanced techniques. Our season runs for 6 weeks and we will offer more opportunities for competition and achievement throughout the class.

No equipment is necessary as we can provide everything you will need to participate. Everyone is welcome to bring their own equipment if you already have it.

All classes will be taught primarily by certified instructors; Sheuna Battle, Jason Witherspoon, and Judy Clay.

Registration Fee: $50 for Alamance County residents, $60 for non-residents. Your registration fee covers everything. You do not need to purchase any equipment, we will provide everything you will need.

This is a perfect opportunity for parents to get involved as well. Adults and kids age 8 and up are invited.

Any makeup dates due to inclement weather will be added to the end of the program.

For questions about the program, contact Jason Witherspoon at: 336-570-6288 or jason.witherspoon@alamancecountync.gov

Explore Archery classes fill up quickly! We will announce when new sessions are added in our monthly newsletter. Click Here to be added to the newsletter mailing list.

Alamance Parks Archery Club

The Archery Club is where you will end up if after taking our Explore Archery classes you find yourself wanting to practice year-round.  The Club, an official USA Archery Club, will offer Junior Olympic Archery Development and Adult Archery programs.  The Club is a great place to land for those looking to purchase their own gear and looking for a fun social atmosphere.  The Club will also host regular competitions.  To join just head over to USA Archery and browse the membership types.  It’s very affordable.  Once you’ve paid for your membership it will ask you about your club and just claim Alamance Parks Archery as your home club.  By joining you will be added to the roster and contact list.

Intermediate and Advanced Archery Instruction

Students looking for advanced instruction can reach out to Judy Clay, one of our Explore Archery coaches, for individual instruction. 

Judy Clay Qualifications and Awards: Judy Clay is a certified Level 3 Coach through the U.S.A. Archery National Training System and a Level 2 certified instructor/trainer through the U.S.A. Archery Association. She holds a certification in National After School Archery Programs and boasts many sectional title wins, multiple state records and national titles, including a Huntsman Senior World Gold Medalist and State Games of America Gold Medalist. She is a former editor of Tournament Archery Magazine. As a former volunteer with the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado, she assisted with the implementation of the therapeutic archery program for wounded veterans. She also served as the head coach of the Gold Metal-winning U.S. Army team and was awarded the United States Army Battalion Award of Recognition for this work.

For more information, contact: blueclay54@gmail.com