Archery Range Safety Rules

  • The shooting line must be called "CLEAR" before shooting can begin. The last shooter on the line shall call "CLEAR" when they have completed shooting.

  • No one shall approach the targets until all shooting has been completed and the range has been declared "CLEAR" . The last person to return from retrieving arrows shall confirm that there is nobody down range and call the line "CLEAR" to commence shooting.

  • When you are done shooting step back from the shooting line to the yellow waiting line to indicate that you have completed shooting.

  • No Archer may draw a bow with or without an arrow, except when standing on the shooting line and the line is clear for shooting.

  • Non-shooters must stay behind the (yellow) spectator line when there are people shooting on the shooting line, Club approved Instructors and Coaches are exempt. The Parent or legal guardian supervising their children and a Peel Archery member when supervising their guest is also exempt.

  • No Archer may draw back the string of a bow using any technique which if released could allow an arrow to hit the ceiling, the walls, or the floor.

  • If you drop an arrow and you cannot reach it, do not step beyond the shooting line to retrieve that arrow until the range is called "CLEAR".

  • No broad head arrows are to be shot at any club targets. Shooters must supply their own target butt when using broad head arrows. When shooting broad head arrows at their own target butt, please do it during low member attendance (4 shooters or less).

  • Recurve, compound or crossbows that shoot arrows or bolts exceeding a measured speed of 405 feet per second are not allowed on the archery range.