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Archery Series to Be Held at Bowdoin Park this Fall

Published: 9/19/2016

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Colleen Pillus

Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Parks Division will once again be offering weekend archery sessions at Bowdoin Park throughout the fall season. Sessions will be offered in two groups in order to accommodate additional participants. Group A sessions will begin on Saturday, September 24th and Group B sessions will begin on Saturday, October 1st. The sessions are designed for children ages 8 and up and adults with any level of archery experience. Space is limited, registration is required.

Archery session participants at Bowdoin ParkDutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro said, “Our archery series at Bowdoin Park has become a very popular activity for children and adults to enjoy. We’re excited to be offering additional sessions this fall in order to allow for greater participation. I encourage all residents who have an interest in learning more about the sport to take advantage of this opportunity at one of our great parks!”

Both group sessions consist 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:

Group A Session Dates Time Slots for All Sessions
Saturday, September 24
Saturday, October 8
Saturday, October 22
Saturday, December 3
Saturday, December 17
10:00 am to 11:00 am
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm


Group B Session Dates Time Slots for All Sessions
Saturday, October 1
Saturday, October 15
Saturday, October 29
Saturday, November 5
Saturday, November 12
9:00 am to 10:00 am
10:30 am to 11:30 am


For more information or to register, click here 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.