EAC

Founded in 1953, our club is on the the western edge of Greater Manchester, very close to the M60/M62 junction 11. We are affiliated to the Lancashire Archery Association (LAA), the Northern Counties Archery Society (NCAS) and Archery GB (previously know as The Grand National Archery Society, GNAS).

Our grounds are secure with 24-7 access for members. Recurve, compound, longbow and novice archers are welcome to join, where ‘novice archers’ must have successfully completed a beginners course run by EAC or another Archery UK alliliated club.

 

  • Our field is 200yds long and 120/140/180 yd clout shoots are held on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer (April - September).
  • The clubhouse has two loos, one with disabled access.
  • Our 12y indoor range is for practicing technique and holding beginners classes.
  • There are regular club shoots, occasional barbecues and fun shoots.
  • Assuming it is not pouring with rain, members can always be found on the line on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
  • We host county matches and open shoots, with up to 19 bosses.   
  • The archery club does NOT have a postal address, but the closest postcode is M30 7DR.  We are up the narrow entrance directly opposite 216 Peel Green Road.

 

Indoor Range

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The indoor range is small but perfectly formed. It started out as a stables but has been adapted to our own busy little indoor range. It is used for beginners courses and training and is very useful on the cold dark days of winter. 

 

Out Door Range

Range

Eccles archery club has its own secure, fenced outdoor range that can accommodate up to 18 bosses.  Our members have their own key and allows them 24 access.

We have regular shoots through out the year including Frostbite league in the winter and handicap shoot through the summer. Eccles hosts UK Record status shoots

It has a paved path to the shooting line which is also paved. This allows for easy disabled access.

Archers can be found on the shooting line most Saturdays and Sunday mornings but with 24/7 access you may find someone brushing up on their technique any time.

 

 

 

 

 

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rachann

Hi Lynn, Can I ask you to please use the 'Contact Us' tab and select the training and beginners courses. This will ensure it goes to the correct person who will be happy to help you with your enquiry.

21/03/2017 - 15:33 1
Lynne

HiMy grandson aged 11 is interested in archery when are the beginners lessons ? What equipment would he need ? What are the costs ?

21/03/2017 - 14:25
rachann

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24/01/2017 - 11:27
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