Key Dates 2019 updated version may 15th

AVA Key Dates (May 2019) may15

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Aire Valley Archers Club Annual General Meeting will be held on the 15th June 2019, 1200 (noon) at the St Ives Club House, am sure we all want to keep our club growing and being so successful. This is only possible, due to people giving up there time. All committee positions need refilling, so please send your tenders to,  or

Thank you all for your time. happy shooting.

We Have 200 Club Members


Great news.

Saturday saw 37 new archers complete their 6 week beginners course and be presented with their certificates.

By Sunday morning at 9am, FIFTEEN of these newly qualified archers have joined the club and so our overall membership is now passed the 200 members, with surely more to follow.

A big thank you to all the club coaches and other archers, who help behind the scenes, to make these courses happen,enjoyable and being so successful.

Big Weekend Have-a-go shoot


Club house key safe left unlocked  and field gate lock not put in place – Please think security – lets not gift it to them – lock it.


Outdoor range closures due to have-a-go evenings.

Range Closure For Evening Event

Please be advised that we have two evening “Have A Go” events scheduled for May.

One is for a Civil Service Club and the second for a group of local Police Cadets.

As a result the range will be closed to members as follows;

WEDNESDAY 15th MAY from 6pm to 9pm

TUESDAY 21st MAY from 6pm to 9pm

The club night that would usually happen on the 21st will now take place on Wednesday 22nd

These events generate income for the club but more importantly the potential to attract new members.

 Thank you

2019 Outdoor Competitions

The club will  be running a series of competitions this summer season at St Ives
As in previous years the events will cater for all age groups, abilities and bow types

To encourage newcomers  the first event will be shot at 30 yds so there should not be a lot of searching for lost arrows !!

The first event will be  on Sunday the 21st  of APRIL and on the third Sunday of the Months after
Times are Set up 9.30am,   assembly 9.45.    sighters 10.00am      we should be finished for 2 pm

For Juniors and first year newcomers there will be the usual fun ?? Wand shoot at the lunch break ,although this is meant to be fun, some people take it very
seriously   Will the reigning champion be there to defend her crown this year ??
David Butcher
Comp co-ordinator

Club Fee invoices

Club membership invoices will be going out in july 2019 and need to be paid by 31st August 2019

Outdoor range closure due to Beginners courses

The outdoor range at st ives will be closed to member shooting on the following saturdays from 8am to 2pm

Saturday 30th March
Saturday 6th April
Saturday 13th April
Saturday 27th April
Saturday 4th May
Saturday 11th May

Indoor shooting range season ends 31st march

Please note that the 2018/2019 indoor season at Knowle mill will be closing on saturday 31st march  – will be open again in October.