News Release

September 24, 2015      

For Further Information Contact:
Colleen Pillus
(845) 486-2000
E-mail: cpillus@dutchessny.gov


Archery Sessions to Begin this Weekend at Bowdoin Park

Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Parks Division will once again be offering weekend archery sessions at Bowdoin Park throughout the fall season. Beginning this Saturday and continuing into December, children ages 8 and up and adults will have the opportunity to review and practice their archery skills. The sessions are designed for children and adults with any level of archery experience. Space is limited, registration is required.


County Executive Molinaro said, “We’re excited to bring back the popular weekend archery sessions to Bowdoin Park for the fall. The classes offer children and adults the chance to learn more about the sport and sharpen their skills, all while enjoying one of our own great county parks.”

The program consists of five classes, each an hour long.  The first session will cover basic archery safety and skills for new participants. The majority of the sessions will be spent practicing with the bows, allowing participants to learn through experience. The cost for the program is $40 per person which includes all five classes. Equipment will be provided at no additional charge. Sessions will be held in the auditorium at Bowdoin Park.

Dates and times for the archery sessions are listed below:

Session Dates:

Saturday, September 26

Saturday, October 10

Saturday, October 24

Saturday, December 5

Saturday, December 19

Time Slots for all sessions:

10:00-11:00am

11:30am-12:30pm

2:00-3:00pm

3:30-4:30pm

For more information or to register, go to

http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/DPW-Parks/Archery_Fall_2015_flier.pdf or call (845) 298-4602.

Bowdoin Park is located at 85 Sheafe Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

To learn more about all of the programs available at Bowdoin Park as well as other Dutchess County Parks, visit www.dutchessny.gov or call the Dutchess County Parks Division at (845) 298-4600.

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