Beginners Archery Course

Archery is a sport for all ages, catering for 10 - 80 year olds.

Some 8 or 9 years may be physically suitable to do this course, please seek advice from our Coaches before registering.

Our grounds are open on Saturdays throughout the year.

Our training course is conducted at our grounds (Corner of States & Wheatsheaf Roads Morphett Vale)


Our training is an 8 week program, incorporating 5 weeks of initial training followed by a further 3 weeks (voucher provided) of monitored shooting.



  • Closed in shoes must be worn – thongs and sandals are NOT permitted

  • Loose and/or oversized clothing is not recommended for safety purposes

  • Juniors must have a parent or guardian present during training


The course covers all aspects of learning to use a recurve bow, safety and archer’s etiquette. The cost of course covers equipment hire and insurance. Towards the end of the initial 5 weeks training, other bow types (such as Compound, Longbow and Crossbow) will be available for you to try under the guidance of the Instructors.


Course places are limited to 10 and fill quickly so early bookings are essential.


Please download the Application for Temporary Membership and bring it with you

(completed and signed) on the first day of the course.

This application covers you for the 12 weeks of the training course only.


Initial training is held on Saturdays for 5 weeks.

  • Week 1 to 4 - 9am to 11am

  • Week 5 - 1.30pm onwards


Cost is $120.00 per person


On successful completion of the initial training you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion that will enable you to apply for membership to our club.

  • All applications for new membership to SVAC must be approved by the Committee, as per Section 5.2 of the SVAC Constitution

  • Successful applicants will be provided with a club uniform shirt if application is made within 3 months of completing the course


On successful completion of the initial training you will be provided with a Voucher for 3 free Saturday Shoots for monitored shooting

  • Voucher includes all equipment hire and line fees

  • Voucher must be used within the original 12 week period, expiry date applies.


To secure your place in the next course…..

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL you must register to attend

  • If you wish to apply to attend the course, click on the LINK below to register

More courses will be uploaded later

For any further information please call our Training Manager on 0401 788 744

Due to the current COVID requirements for hygiene and cleaning equipment used by multiple persons, our Training Courses have been postponed until further notice.

Thank you for your understanding

After successfully completing the training course, beginners can participate in the Saturday afternoon club shoot until their Insurance runs out. Insurance coverage is for maximum of 12 weeks from commencement of training course 

Weekly fees payable included below:

Line Fees

Seniors - $5

Juniors - $3

Equipment Hire

$5 (if applicable)