‘On Target’ Mobile Archery Program – Introduction To Archery Sessions

Introduce your students and camp participants to the sport of Archery!

Archery Manitoba in partnership with Archery Canada and Sport Manitoba is offering clinics at schools, camps, and recreation centers throughout the year.

Our program is mobile, we come to your school with an instructor and all essential archery equipment.

Archery Manitoba’s introduction to archery school clinics are conducted by an NCCP certified instructor and safety is top priority

Program Details

  • We provide equipment that allows for up to 26 participants to shoot at a time.
  • Our structured classes range from 75 to 90 minutes
  • The participants shoot a 36” x 36” target at a distance between 8 and 15 meters.
  • Our program uses the recurve bow, which the current Olympic standard bow.

To find our more on the program or to register a clinic please contact the office at 204 925 5697 or by email at

Archery Lessons & Development Programs

Available at the following Clubs/Ranges:

Heights Archery Academy 
C/O Carrie Minion & Jason Sweet
2281 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
204 832 4421

Archery Manitoba offers Archery Development Programs for the following age groups:

  • 7-8 years old (max class size 8)
  • Youth 8 – 17 years old
  • Adult 18 & over

Goal of the Archery Development Program is to provide a seamless and logical progression in the development of skill in the sport of archery, with clear targets for each level of competency.

Session 1 – Cost: $115.00
Introduction to Archery (New Archers Only)

  • Safety
  • Basic Steps
  • Introduction to Archery, games
  • Utilizes badge system
  • 10 week program
  • Maximum class size of 18
  • Instructor to participant ration 1:9
  • All equipment provided

Session 2 – Cost: $115.00
Enrollment limited to maximum of 3 sessions.

  • Instruction in 10 basic steps
  • Standard scheduled in class tournament week 10.
  • Program-wide mail match
  • Utilizes current badge system
  • Maximum class size of 18
  • Instructor to participant ration 1:9
  • All equipment provided
  • Equipment Rental available

Session 3
Pre Provincial Team / Advanced Archery Program – Recurve & Compound
Duration of enrollment unlimited.

  • Archers provide their own equipment
  • Maximum class size of 9.
  • Equipment Rental might be available (rent to own)
  • A Mini Training Plan will be provided to the students which will include session practice, additional weekly practice (outside class time), and tournament participation (with coach)
  • Will utilize LTAD ‘Training to Train’ training outline
  • An Archery Manitoba coach (level 2 minimum certification) will direct this program

Selkirk Arches & Bowhunters
C/O Mike Fox
Lord Selkirk Regional Comp. Secondary School
221 Mercy Street, Selkirk, MB

Beginner Class 
Dates: Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays starting in Mid-September (TBC)

Times: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Monday Location: Selkirk Comprehensive School  – 221 Mercy St, Selkirk

Tuesday/Wednesday Location: Harvester Fishing Net Co. – 506 Mercy Street, Selkirk

Duration: 10 Weeks
Cost: $125 (includes annual membership to Archery Manitoba & Archery Canada)
Registration: Online Registration coming soon!

Intermediate Class

Dates: Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays starting in Mid-September (TBC)

Times: 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Monday Location: Selkirk Comprehensive School  – 221 Mercy St, Selkirk

Tuesday/Wednesday Location: Harvester Fishing Net Co. – 506 Mercy Street, Selkirk

Duration: 10 Weeks
Cost: $125 (includes annual membership to Archery Manitoba & Archery Canada)
Registration: Online Registration coming soon!

Compound MYGOLD – Winter 2020 Program Info Coming Soon

Recurve MYGOLD

The ABAM is proud to announce the continuation of our successful  MYGOLD (Manitoba Youth Games & Olympic Long-term Development) program into this fall and winter 2020. The MYGOLD Program is geared toward recurve athletes of the intermediate to advance levels. The program provides the tools and coaching to take archers from advanced learn to shoot lessons to the level necessary to meet criteria for Manitoba Games, Canada Games and our Provincial Team Program. The coaches leading the program is Archery Manitoba Provincial Team Head Coach, Avril Hatherell and Heights Archery Academy coach Carrie Minion, both long time archers trained at the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) level of “Competition Development”. Both coaches have trained under National Olympic Coach Shawn Riggs, as well as have led athletes to the Manitoba Games and Canada Games.

Program details:

  • Location: Heights Archery (2281 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB)
  • Length: Two (2) Hours per session
  • Day of the week: Saturday mornings from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Average Class Size – 10 athletes – 2 coaches
  • Ages 11 – 18
  • Cost: $350 per block of 10 sessions.
    • Archers are welcome to join the program at anytime, at a prorate.
    • Dates & Times
      • September 14 & 28
      • October 5 & 26
      • November 2, 16, 23, & 30
      • December 7 & 14*

*December the 14th will be an evening class from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM




Archery Manitoba
Provincial Team Programs

Archery Manitoba’s Provincial 3D & Target Team Programs provide development and support to nationally competitive archers through coaching, training plans, Sport Performance Science and Travel Funding. For more information on our Provincial Team Programs, please refer to the “Teams” drop down menu on the home page.

KidSport ManitobaKidSport – So ALL Kids Can Play!

KidSport is national charity administered by Sport Manitoba that helps to remove barriers and assist less fortunate children participate in sports – so all kids can play. If you know anyone who needs KidSport assistance, please contact the KIDSPORT™ FUND.

Sport Manitoba’s Respect in Sport Program

Sport Manitoba’s Respect in Sport program, an online training course that is being implemented for all coaches, officials and executive committee members part of our organization. Sport Manitoba has initiated this program to create a better sport environment for children through education. Since its inception, the program has grown to be nationally recognized and implemented.

About the course:ris_logo

The course is three hours in length, divided into six one-half hour modules. It can be completed at the participant’s leisure, in its entirety or in segments at their own pace. The program is available in both English and French. The training is provided free of charge to all participants. 

*All coaches, officials and executive committee members in our organization must complete the Respect in Sport Course.

For more details or to access the program please click here.

Olympic Program

Purpose: To foster the continued development of an elite level Recurve Archery Program in Manitoba.


  • To provide a program with financial and technical support that will allow elite level Manitoba Recurve Archers to reach their potential
  • To encourage Manitoba Archers to perform to their fullest potential at major competitions and to elevate Manitoba archers performances to an International Level (Podium Performances)

Eligibility Criteria

  • In order for an archer to qualify for the Archery Manitoba Olympic Program, the following conditions must be met:
  • The Archer must have registered with the Archery Manitoba Provincial Team by application deadline of the current year.
  • The Archer must adhere to a complete and comprehensive annual training plan; this is to be submitted to and approved by the Archery Manitoba at the time of eligibility. A training plan is required annually. The training plan must include regular Sports Psychology and Strength and Conditioning.
  • The Archer must attend all Archery Manitoba Provincial Team activities. A request for exceptions must be submitted in writing to the Coach/Manager. The decision of all requests will be the responsibility of the HPC
  • Available only to Junior and Senior Recurve Archers
  • Upon attaining acceptance into the Olympic Program based on results in one season, an Archer will continue his/her membership in this program for the following season providing that the Archer continues to train in their appropriate recurve category.

Entry Level Criteria for Archery Manitoba Olympic Program

  • Only Junior or Senior Recurve Categories are eligible
  • The Archer must be on the current National Team Roster and or secured a medal finish in the current/previous years Canadian Archery Championships in their respective age division in the Recurve equipment category.

Program Support Procedures

  • Upon completion of the National Team Selection or Canadian Archery Championships the HPC in consultation with the Athlete/Athlete’s coach will establish eligibility for the Archer.
  • To access support each archer (or parent/guardian if under the age of 18) has to complete and sign the Expense Claim Form and forward it to the Archery Manitoba office.
  • The annual deadline for Olympic Program support is March 25 for each fiscal year (April 1 – March 31).

Eligible Expenses

  • National Team Selection Expenses (accommodation, meals, transportation etc.)
  • Out of Province Competition – Major Events approved by the HPC
  • Archery Training Expenses (equipment, facility, training fees, entry fees, uniforms etc.)

Funding Levels

Maximum Funding
non-olympic year
top 3 at canadian archery championships or national team roster
olympic and qualifying year
olympic team roster

Download the Olympic training program expense claim form here.