Granite City JOAD provides year round archery instruction. From September – April instruction/training is held indoor at Harvest Fellowship Church on Tuesday evenings. May - August outdoor session are held in Duelm area on Monday evenings.
Range set up starts at 6:45 p.m. warm up and shooting 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Disassemble range 8:30 -8:45 p.m.
Club provide equipment?
Yes the club has Genesis bows and arrows available for rent. Cost to rent is $10.00 per person for use during 10 week session.
How it works.
We hold 10 week training sessions; payment is due 1st week of each session. Cost is $50.00 for 1 child, $70.00 for 2 children and $90.00 for 3 children from same family. In addition archers must be recreational, youth or family members of USAA. See USAA website to join, link provided on our link page. Sessions run as follows; training 1st, 2nd, 4th,5th, 7th & 8th week, scoring 3rd, 6th and 9th week, fun shoot 10th week. New archers will only be accepted on 1st week of any given 10 week session. Current outdoor session will run through August 11th due to holidays and several weeks of inclement weather. Our next session starts Tuesday September 9th. This will be beginning of our indoor season. Based on score archers earn merit pins. To receive pins archer must hold either a youth or family membership with USAA.
*Annual outdoor cook out and fun night Monday August 11th*
Training consists of a variety of techniques used to improve archer’s skills and ultimately score. Techniques include use of stretch bands, string bows, blank bale, muscle mimetic, etc.