OGMORE VALLEY ARCHERS

The Friendly Archery Club


Bridgend Community Archery Club.
Welcoming Archers of all abilities.

Another Year ends

We start back Jan 7th 2024
Thank you to everyone in our incredible club for making this a great year.

WHO WE ARE Beginners

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ABOUT THE CLUB


We are a community Archery Club based Brackla, Bridgend.

We welcome new members every month, whether you are a complete novice wanting to learn or a seasoned archer looking for a community of like-minded sports people.

We shoot regularly indoors and out.

If you are new to the sport come along and have a go, we will take you through basic training and all aspects of safety, make use of our club equipment and get started!

Give the Gift of Archery!


Ogmore Valley Archers Christmas Voucher

Buy your loved ones a voucher for Christmas Day. It gives everything a new starter needs, with club membership and beginners course.

Come visit us at club on Sundays or contact us on Facebook for pricing and details.


HAVE-A-GO 2024


Ogmore Valley Archers Have-A-Go Voucher

Not sure if Archery is for you.. well this £10 voucher gives you two (2 hour) sessions at our club to try out archery. No equipment or experience required. Our accredited trainers will get you setup and shooting.

YOUR FIRST SESSION

Contact us on Facebook Facebook to arrange your first session.

https://www.facebook.com/ov.archers/

FAQ

WHEN & WHERE

       * NEW STARTERS : First and Third Sunday of the Month

       * Book your first session via facebook [Click Here]Facebook

       * See Availability [Click Here] & How to Find us [Click Here]


SESSION COST

       * Sessions are £5 per person


CHILDREN

       * Ages 8 and over

       * Children 13 and under must be accompanied


EQUIPMENT

       * All equipment provided

       * Own equipment can be used after inspection


MEMBERSHIP

       * Two have-a-go sessions before membership is required

       * Renew every October 1st

       * Includes membership of: Archery GB, GAA & WAA


FACILITIES

       * Indoor and outdoor

       * Disabled accessible


COURSES

       * Beginners Courses to get you started [Click Here]

       * Intermediary Course in Summer months [Click Here]


MEMBERSHIP FORMS

Before your third visit to club please complete one form per member. Complete all the green coloured areas.

[Word Document Membership Form]

[PDF Membership Form]

Either print and bring to club or fill out and email to:
members@OgmoreValleyArchers.com

EVENT CALENDAR

 New Starters 1st Session welcome to book in on the first and 3rd Sunday of the month.. unless an  Event  is taking place.

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KEY

  • New Starters 1st Session
  • Brackla Sports Hall 2-4pm
  • Regular Club Meet
  • Regular Club meet
  • Event / Show
  • Closed for Event
  • Members Only
  • Club Members Only

SHOWS & EVENTS 2023/24

  • - No events booked right now

Why Do A Beginners Course?

In 2023 Ogmore Valley Archers are taking on new starters and restarting their Beginners Course.

We get you up and running as an archer with our introductory sessions but in order to give you the full benefit of our (Archery GB) trained instructors we offer a full instructed course to improve your understanding and abilities.

We give you dedicated time and a solid foundation, teaching you how to grow from a beginner to an intermediate archer.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Archery GB accredited instructors
  • Course book
  • String Beeswax
  • Course Certificate
  • Hours of time with our accredited instructors

WHAT THE COURSE COVERS:

  • Rules and etiquette of Archery
  • Form, common mistakes and improving
  • Range Setup and Scoring
  • Equipment setup, use and care
  • Sighted shooting
  • Competitive Games
  • and more..


Intermediary Course 2024

Whether you are a recent adopter or brushing off the rust our Intermediary Course is here to help you get the up-to-date advice and techniques to turn even more of those reds into gold.

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Fully tutored course
  • Intermediary Course book
  • Self-built Arrow
  • Course Certificate
  • Archery GB accredited instructors
  • and more...
Archery GB 2021 On-Target

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The people who help make the club a great place to be and learn every week.


Chairman & Instructor

Chairman & Instructor

Mark Nash
Appointed Chairman in 2019, Mark has been with the club for over 5 years shooting recurve and compound. As an Archery GB accredited trainer he regularly instructs beginners and intermediates at the club.

Vice Chairman & Instructor

Vice Chairman & Instructor

Alison
Integral to the club and its longest standing member. As the Vice Chair and can always be relied on for her passion in developing the club and its archers. She is an Archery GB accredited trainer.

Equipment Officer & Instructor

Treasurer & Instructor

Katy
Appointed to Treasurer in 2021, the club could not run without her dedication and organisation that keeps everything on track. She is also an Archery GB accredited trainer.


Our instructors are Archery GB accredited, first aider and working with young and vulnerable people trained.

There are over a dozen people who make the club a success and help run the shoots every week. When it comes to events they wouldn't be the success they are without the club members, their passion and dedication to the growth and good name of the club.

  • Secretary : Kim
  • Vice Treasurer : Vicki
  • Child Safe Guarding : Ben
  • Events Officer : Louise
  • Social Media : Alison, Gary, Ben
  • Health & Safety : Ben & Ben
  • Line Captains : Jason & Richard
  • Lead Instructor : Gary
  • Instructors : Jay, Gary, Jack, Katy, Alison, Mark & Ben

OVA BOOKING SYSTEM

Click to Open the booking system:

[OVA BOOKING SYSTEM]


FRIENDS & LINKS


CONTACT THE CLUB


Please use this contact form or visit our Facebook page.
We'll get back to you as soon as possible.





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HOW TO FIND US


BRACKLA SPORTS CENTRE.

Whitethorn Dr, Bridgend. CF31 2DN

(Turning for Archbishop McGrath School, Top Car park)

First Timers contact via facebook to arrange booking

Top car park, enter reception via black gates, main sports hall.


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