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.

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