News Release

September 12, 2017      

For Further Information Contact:
Colleen Pillus
(845) 486-2000

Fall Archery Series Returns to Bowdoin Park

Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Parks Division will once again be offering weekend archery sessions at Bowdoin Park throughout the fall season. Beginning next Saturday, September 23rd and continuing into December, adults and children ages 8 and up 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.


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 $50 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, April 7th

Saturday, April 21st

Saturday, May 5th

Saturday, May 19th

Saturday, June 2nd
Time Slots: 

10:00am to 11:00am

11:30am to 12:30pm

2:00pm to 3:00pm  

3:30pm to 4:30pm 
Cost: $50 per person  (for all 5 classes)

For more information or to register, view the fall archery brochure 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 or call the Dutchess County Parks Division at (845) 298-4600.


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