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Archery for kids ages 7 and up

Original post made by Parent of archer, Midtown, on Feb 7, 2008

The City of Los Altos Recreation Department is offering introductory archery classes for children ages 7 and up. All classes are taught by Redwood Grove Nature Preserve instructor Keith Gutierrez and take place at Redwood Grove. Keith Gutierrez has practiced archery for over 20 years. Equipment is provided for all levels. For more information, call 947-2790 or 941-4276. Fee: Los Altos residents - $86/non-residents $98.

***The Level One archery class scheduled for March has not yet met the minimum number of students and will be cancelled unless more children sign up.***

Level One: (For children ages 7 and up, no experience necessary) Participants will learn the technique of shooting a bow as well as the names for all equipment parts. This safe and fun class allows each individual to focus on their accomplishments.
Fridays 3:30 - 4:30, March 21 - April 11 (four classes)

Level Two: (For children ages 8 and up, with archery experience) This class is a continuation for those who are ready to move on to the next level or for those who have been shooting archery for at least three years or more.
Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30, March 20 - April 10 (four classes)

Level Three: (For children ages 9 and up, with archery experience)
This class is for those who have completed level 2 with instructor Keith Gutierrez, or have been taking archery classes for 5 years or more.
Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30, March 20 - April 10 (four classes)

Level Four: (For children ages 11 and up, with archery experience)
This class is for those who are 12 years of age and up or that have been taking archery classes for at least five years.
Fridays 4:30 - 5:30, March 21 - April 11 (four classes)


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