In English

 Welcome to the homepage of Archery Club Wilhelm Tell Helsinki. On this page you can find information on the club as well as some help in starting archery as a hobby.

Getting started

A great way to try out archery is to attend our beginners' hours. Our teachers will get you started with a recurve bow and give you a good foundation for learning archery. No prior experience or special equipment is needed.

Beginners' hours

Beginners' hours are held indoors at Katri Valan Väestönsuoja (Katri Vala's bomb shelter) in Sörnäinen, near the city center. The entrance is on Vilhovuorenkatu 9-11. (Google Maps) There is a sign on the door saying "Jousiammuntahalli" (archery hall). Press the doorbell next to it and you'll get in.

Sign-up is required.  The registration form can be found on the registration page for all open shooting sessions. Choose the right event and day. You can see on the page if you can fit in the time you want. 

10 or 14 participants will fit in depending on the day. Please be on time for the start. Please, the check the schelude on club's calender at home page.

The hours start with a short introduction to the basics of archery. After the introduction you have possibility to shoot by yourself with the club's equipment. Instructions are given in English also.

The fee for attending 10 euros. Instruction, use of facilities, and rental of club equipment are all included in the fee.

Note! Beginner's hours are open for everyone from 16 years and over. Aged 10 to 18 are welcome to try archery at our juniors' hours (see hours from calendar at home page). 

Happy hour for beginners!

Have you already participated in beginners hours or have otherwise previous experience in archery? This is a session for you! Shooting will be done with club's recurve bows. Instructor is there to get you started and help if needed. Age limit is 16 years.

Sign-up is required via calendar event on front page and there "Ilmoittaudu".  Real time amount of participants in the evant can be seen when you hoover mouse on event (don't click). In some of the events
the registration is made via saparate form. More information about registration can been seen in each event description.

At the moment 10-12 participants will fit in. The fee for attending is 10 euros. Please, take exact change with you! We take also sports vouchers. Use of facilities and club equipment is included in the fee.

To ensure a smooth session for everyone, we hope you will arrive when shooting begins.

Your own group

If you wish to arrange shooting session to your own group, big or small, with instructor, it is possible. Contact our instructor for more details via email or form you can find here

Payment methods

We accept cash, cards and Smartum, Virike and Tyky vouchers as well as Smartum-mobile payments.

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