Axe Throwing - Introduction & Training

Training will be presented by Ken Campisi and Bob Cochran.  Axes will be provided.  Club members and guests of family accepted with at least 1 club member present.  Ages 10+ and up allowed, and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  A max of 12 participants for each hour session.  Be aware that the date/time is pending no bad weather so rescheduling may be necessary.

When:

  • May 7th 9am-10am and 10am-11am,
  • May 14th 9am-10am and 10am-11am,
  • May 21st 9am-10am and 10am-11am, and
  • July 9th 9am-10am and 10am-11am.

The Axe Range is located between the Clubhouse and garage right behind Frank’s House.

To Sign up - please click here.  Questions may be sent to secretary@andoversportsmensclub.org.

    12 tickets to each event available, users able to select multiple tickets.

Rules to follow:

 

  • Only hatchets no longer than 20” with wooden handles only. 
  • No double-sided hatchets.   
  • Throwers must be 10+ years of age, and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  
  • All throwers are required to wear closed-toe shoes when throwing axes.  
  • All axes are to be thrown from the black line. 
  • Only one person at a time is allowed to throw an axe.  
  • Always remain on the nearest side of the RED line when throwing.  
  • Always remain behind the RED line until the axe has come to rest either in the target or on the ground.  
  • Viewer(s) and throwers, not in the act of throwing, MUST remain behind the black line or behind the screened wall.

Read more on our website about the Axe Range Rules.

 

Date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Boating Safety

Boating Safety Class - Learn Boating Basics

 

The Massachusetts Environmental Police and trained volunteer Instructors will be conducting a free Boating Safety Course at the Andover Sportsmen's Clubhouse located as 655 Middleton Road, North Andover, Ma 01845.

The course is open to club members, their families and friends and to the public.  A Certificate of Boating will be issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts upon successful completion of this course.  Youths ages 12-15 who pass the course will recieve a certificate allowing them to operate a motor-boat without an adult on board.

The course will be held on three(3) consecutive Friday evenings 6:00pm to 9:30pm.  The course will begin on May 13th and runs until May 27th.

To Register by phone and/or for additional information please contact the Mass Environmental Police Boat & Recreational Safety Bureau at (617) 356 - 3171 or (508) 654 - 4961. You may register online here.  Please note the Andover Sportsmen's Club Course ID No is: 4778.

Hope to see you there!

Tim Gallant, Certified Volunteer Boating Instructor

Date: 
Friday, May 13, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Beginner Archery Instruction for Youth

 

We will be offering beginner archery instruction for youth on Saturday April 30 at 11:00 AM to 12:30pm.

  • Youths are generally considered ages 8-15.  Participants must be able to draw a bow of approximately 17 pounds if using club equipment.
  • Each session will consist of the following:
  • Range safety
  • Basic equipment explanations – Bow types, Bow and Arrow components
  • Proper handling of equipment
  • Introduction to the USA Archery steps of shooting
  • Developing the proper shooting form
  • For those with your own equipment please bring it.  The club will supply equipment for those who do not have their own.
  • The session will have a maximum of 10 participants as this is the number of lanes in the indoor range.
  • The session will be conducted by ASC members Jorge Kluchnik and Jim Stevens, both USA Archery Level III Coaches.

Please use the link below to sign up.  Participation will be on a first come, first served basis.

Register here:  https://forms.gle/122UtSsrTCxqophA6

Thank You.

Date: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Rifle Range closed for field maintenance till noon

The 2nd building on the right as you enter the property (Outdoor Rifle & Pistol Building) will be closed for field maintenance mornings till Noon.

Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, April 29, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, May 2, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, May 6, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, May 9, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Rifle Range closed for field maintenance till noon Wed, Thur, Fri.

The 2nd building on the right as you enter the property (Outdoor Rifle & Pistol Building) will be closed for field maintenance On Wed (4/20), Thur (4/21)  and Friday (4/22) mornings till Noon.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

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