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Experience ARCHERY at the RA!

Archery is one of the oldest forms of target shooting and an original Olympic Sport. Whether you are new to the sport, advanced, looking to join a club or drop in for a session; the RA has something for everyone.


PLEASE NOTE: Access to the Archery range has been disrupted (June, July & August) as the RA undertakes major renovation work in the Curling Centre. At this time, the Archery range may only be accessed through the exterior door adjacent to the sliding glass doors of the Ray Kinsella Arena (East Wing) and the Sundeck patio. There is absolutely no access to the range through the building. Please park in the RA's East parking lot and walk carefully along side the hoarded-off construction area outside the Ray Kinsella Arena entrance. The Archery range and washrooms are situated at the top of the stairs located immediately inside the entrance.

NOTE ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY: The RA makes every reasonable effort to ensure that its policies, practices and procedures are consistent with the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. However, due to the limitations of this temporary entrance to the range, accessibility issues may arise. Please contact the RA Member Services at (613) 733-5100 prior to arrival to confirm whether we can meet your expectations.

Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated.



Come experience the RA Archery range! Our range has 6 shooting lanes and is currently Ottawa's longest indoor range with a maximum shooting distance of 32 meters (35 yards). Our onsite professional is available to help with answering questions, booking lessons or general guidance. We look forward to welcoming you for a visit soon. 

Our range welcomes all Compound, Longbow and Recurve bows to a maximum draw weight of 60 pounds. Arrows with rounded target points are required, please no broad head or push points (unless pinned). The range is not set up to support Crossbows.


Our range is open to everyone! Individuals wishing to participate in Archery may do so by:

  • Joining the RA Archery Club and gaining access to a number of leagues, events and open range times
  • Taking advantage of Non-Member drop in hours, supervised by our full-time Archery Professional
  • Registering for a league, seminar or workshop as either a Member of the Club or Non-member

In the long run, you only hit at which you aim!

Try Something New... 
Try Archery!

Looking to experience Archery but not sure if you want to commit to a registered program or Club? Or maybe looking for a different date night activity or a great family activity to do as your "household"? The Archery Club is offering “Try Archery” sessions run by Archery Pro, Bruce Malmberg. These sessions are one hour in length and designed to give you a taste of Archery. No equipment required. Come try something new!

Try Archery Sessions


Challenge Your Skills... Join our Archery League!

The archery league is an opportunity for archers to shoot in a weekly tournament and keep a running score. At the end of the league, the archer with the highest cumulative score wins. This is an excellent way to make friends and get involved in the club. Divisions include - juniors, seniors, masters, recurve and compound bow, male and female.  Contact Bruce Malmberg at bmalmberg@racentre.com for details.