Learn Archery with Arrows Away
Have you ever wanted to give archery a shot? Here's your chance. Join these introductory archery programs to learn basic archery safety, terminology and lots of shooting time. All equipment provided and most sites have equipment for most ages and abilities.
Below are locations that may offer Arrows Away classes. Please note, the links below are for each location's weekly program schedule. Arrows Away may not be offered at every location each week. To find upcoming dates and times, please call the location your are interested in. You can look up each of these parks on our Recreation Search website.
- Bay City Recreation Area, Bay City, 989-667-0717
- Hartwick Pines State Park, Grayling, 989-348-2537
- Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon, 231-798-3711
- Ludington State Park, Ludington, 231-843-9261
- Mitchell State Park, Cadillac, 231-775-7911
- Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon, 906-885-5275
- Sleepy Hollow State Park, Laingsburg, 517-651-6217
- Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Paradise, 906-492-3415
- Waterloo Recreation Area, Chelsea,734-475-3170
- Wolf Lake Hatchery Visitor Center, Mattawan, 269-668-2876
Other Archery Opportunities
- Practice Archery at DNR Shooting Ranges
Are you looking for a place to practice your archery skills? DNR shooting ranges are a great place to go. There are no classes or instructors, just a great place to practice on your own.
- Outdoor Adventure Center Archery Classes
The Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit offers opportunities to learn archery. Individual and group programs are available, for ages 8 and up.
- Outdoor Skills Academy
The Outdoor Skills Academy classes and clinics provide a more in-depth skill development opportunity that are offered for a fee and require registration. Outdoor Skills Academy classes take place at our visitor centers at select parks and recreation areas around the state.
- Recreation 101
Recreation 101 is a series of introductory classes taught by DNR staff or expert volunteers from organizations, guide services, outfitters and more. These volunteers offer their time and knowledge at no charge to the DNR or the participants.