Fit & Fun
If you want to find your inner William Tell, you’ll likely have to set your aim outside Seattle — but not too far.
The Nock Point in Mountlake Terrace (www.thenockpoint.com)
rents equipment for $25 per day and charges a $10 lane fee for adults. The club, at 23313 70th Ave. W., is open from noon to 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and from noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays. It is also the site of Next Step Archery, which offers lessons.
In Puyallup, Skookum Archers, at 11209 Shaw Road E., holds two public sessions on Thursday nights ($5 includes equipment and instruction). Sessions, which begin at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., are filled on a first-come basis. Parent or guardian must be present for all children under 18 (skookumarchery.com).
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There’s also Kenmore Shooting Range (www.wcwinc.org), owned and operated by the Wildlife Committee of Washington.
And you could also join the Emerald City Archers (www.meetup.com/emerald-city-archers
The Seattle-based group shoots up at Nock Point and at various tournaments. It is intent on bringing an archery site back to the city.
“We have a world gold medalist and a world silver medalist in our club,” says founder Shawn Jezerinac. “We also have people who have never shot before and everything in between.”
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