Archery Target Range at Rodes Farm
The Wintergreen Sporting Club archery range at Rodes Farm was expanded to five bull's eye targets with moveable stands to hold bows & arrows in 2017. It was again expanded in 2018 to six lanes. The range is at the very end of Rt 613, past the red barn and behind the tennis court, near the WPOA swimming pool (which has bathrooms available in the summer). Nearby picnic tables, in both the sun and shade, overlook the archery range and a nearby pond. The range is on WPOA property.
Shooting distances can be set from 10 to 50 yards. The field can accommodate recurve and compound bows. Crossbows are discouraged due to their power to penetrate the range's targets and backstops.
Unlike the field archery trail, this range is open to club members every day. There is no need to make a reservation. The members of the WSC archery group have started a tradition of gathering every Tuesday or Wednesday (9:30am in the mornings during hot summer days, otherwise Tuesday afternoons around 4pm) for practice and coaching sessions; email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. See the archery calendar for details and sign up for club emails (free to everyone) for up-to-date information.
WSC does not offer certified instruction, but several club members who have archery experience are happy to help beginners learn about this sport and assist other intermediates with improving their technique.
The Jerry Rendich archery Range at Rodes Farm became the venue's official name in 2018.
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