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Old 05-15-2019, 03:15 PM
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I'm looking for the best archery lanes to do (hopefully) some drop-in archery. I don't have a bow, so also a place that rents gear if that is a thing in the archery world. Also, I am doing this because my daughter has a fleeting interest, so hopefully some recommendations for children's intro to archery. I'm mostly interested in recurve/long bows, but my kid probably wants to explore options, if that helps at all. Just kinda want to approach it casually to dabble and see if we like it.

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Old 05-15-2019, 04:10 PM
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I'm looking for the best archery lanes to do (hopefully) some drop-in archery. I don't have a bow, so also a place that rents gear if that is a thing in the archery world. Also, I am doing this because my daughter has a fleeting interest, so hopefully some recommendations for children's intro to archery. I'm mostly interested in recurve/long bows, but my kid probably wants to explore options, if that helps at all. Just kinda want to approach it casually to dabble and see if we like it.

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Erik
Go to Jimbows. They will get you shooting in a hurry!

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Old 05-15-2019, 04:51 PM
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Jimbows x2

I am pretty new at it myself and they really did a great job of making sure I had the right information to get proficient quickly and safely.


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Old 05-16-2019, 06:40 PM
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Go to Jimbows. They will get you shooting in a hurry!

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Old 05-17-2019, 04:35 AM
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Capital region archery (CRAC) has some summer events for kids over 10 years coming up and they usually have some come and try type events.
If you become a member, you get a swipe card which gives you 24hr access, use of the club bows (recurves) and beginner lessons are included (they run Saturdays from September till March)
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:07 PM
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Justin at Wyld Archery rents gear and allows kids. I brought my boy to Jim Bows a couple of years ago but they don't (or didn't at the time) allow kids under 10 for insurance reasons.
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:36 PM
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Justin at Wyld Archery rents gear and allows kids. I brought my boy to Jim Bows a couple of years ago but they don't (or didn't at the time) allow kids under 10 for insurance reasons.
I believe they won’t rent to kids under 10 but if they have their own equipment they can shoot there if they are under 10. Best to call and clarify though.

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Old 05-21-2019, 09:34 AM
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Jimbows.
Been to Wyld and found that on the weekends it was often hard to get a lane.
Jimbows twice the area and lanes so have never had to wait.
Plus you can't beat the guys behind the counter...Carson is top notch.
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Old 05-22-2019, 07:24 PM
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send me a pm if you're looking to rent a bow
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Old 05-22-2019, 07:25 PM
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*rent or buy
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