Nassau Bowmen Archery Club was founded on the principle of promoting the sport of archery using the following guidelines
1. To promote an interest in archery, including the use of a Bow & arrow or other similar implements for the purposes of target shooting, hunting or other lawful areas in which these implements may be utilized.
2. To aid in the instruction of the use of a Bow & arrow or other similar implements. This will be conducted in both a club atmosphere or in connection with an athletic, recreational or educational effort. Nassau Bowmen operates on the club level, school level and public level.
3. To provide for mutual assistance, enjoyment, entertainement & improvement of the members of the association, both socially & physically and for encouraging them to participate in the shooting of a bow & arrow.
4. To do anything necessary, suitable or proper, or to do any other act or anything incidental to or connected with the foregoing purpose or in advancement thereof, but not for the pecuniary profit or financial gain of its members, directors or officers.
Mission: We are a club whose members are dedicated to the sport of archery. We currently shoot at the archery field located at Cedar Creek Park in Wantagh (Long Island, New York), 1/4 mile east of Wantagh Parkway on Merrick Rd. The field has multiple shooting stations with actual distances varying out to 90 meters.
2013 SHOOTS: In 2013 the club is hosting nine events during the months of April through October. The summer schedule has been designed to accommodate the needs of archers who are preparing for either regional or national competitions as well as those who just like to shoot casually.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Nassau Bowmen will provide information on upcoming events, including JOAD competitions, as it becomes available, please check back on this page for updates.
PRACTICE SESSIONS: We have also scheduled practice sessions between April and October. These will be conducted every Saturday on which there is no shoot otherwise scheduled, between 10am and 2pm. Club members may use all of the club equipment and targets free of charge during any of these periods. Non-members pay a fee of $5.00 per archer per day for the use of the club’s equipment and targets. This helps defray the cost of the equipment maintenance and the building rental.
NOVICE SHOOTERS: For novice shooters, we have designated the last practice Saturday of each month as a shooter’s clinic. While you can probably receive assistance on any practice date, we will have the field staffed on these dates specifically to ensure that you get the assistance that you need. There is no charge for this for club members. Novice shooters should also try to attend at least a couple of shooting events. If you are not up to shooting at the predetermined ranges, we will adjust the target distance for you. This is a great way to sharpen your skills.
Childrens’ Playground: Many people using the playground are expressing an interest in archery for their children. Please set a good example of safety and sportsmanship when using the field and offer to help any newcomer who is interested in our sport.