Brooklyn JOAD Kids Program

Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a USA Archery program tailored to introducing, developing, and advancing young archers in the sport.  Whether a casual hobbyist or Olympic hopeful, participants benefit from increased confidence and discipline while having fun.  JOAD programs across the USA have been successful in having kids put down the iPads and video games. Gotham Archery will run multiple concurrent JOAD programs and is open to teenagers ages 8-20.

If you are interested in signing up for JOAD at our Brooklyn location
please email


Once again, it is time for another Gotham Archery J.O.A.D Tournament! Come join us for a fun filled afternoon of archery, competition, and prizes!

Days: Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th

Range Opens: 8:00AM 

Practice Start Time: 8:00AM – 8:55AM

Start Time: 9AM SHARP!

Registration Fee: $15.00

Last Day of Registration: October 24th, 2018

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Please register with the form below
or email


Olympic Recurve – Compound – Barebow

Archers will be competing in twenty rounds.  Archers will have two minutes for three arrows per end. Their distance and category will depend on their age.  At the end of each round the scores will be tallied! The tournament will begin promptly at 9AM.  Archers are advised to arrive beforehand to set up their equipment or if needed borrow Gotham Archery rental equipment, and sight in.  Tournament prizes will be announced after all scores are tallied on both days!

Parents and friends are encouraged to come in and cheer on their loved ones! However, we must request that any spectators please be above the age of 10 for safety reasons.  There will be refreshments and snacks while the tournament is in progress.

For anyone who does not want to participate in the tournament, and your JOAD day is on Saturday or Sunday, we will be offering a make-up class for anyone who is interested. 

Everyone at Gotham Archery is excited to see everyone there! Thank you and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me at
or at the range directly 718-858-5060.



Rescheduling/cancellation policy

Your child is expected to be in attendance on his/her assigned day; each day has a limited amount of slots available and we are vigilant about maintaining a specific instructor-student ratio to ensure the best possible training for your child.

If your child must miss a day of JOAD class you get 2 hours credit for lane rental. You will need to email the front desk to schedule a time to come back.


Enrollment into the JOAD program is through AUTO-PAY system. Payment is received from the assigned method on the day of enrollment. You must cancel at least 14 days before the start of a given pay cycle. Please email us at if you wish to cancel your child’s subscription.  Note that after cancellation, your child’s spot will be opened up to anyone else on our waitlist and they will be placed back in the queue should they wish to re-register.


On days where JOAD falls on a holiday and there is no scheduled class, students will be provided with 3 hours of open practice during that same week (does not carry over to future weeks).

Suspensions may be made on a case-by-case basis, and if so valid for only one month.  It will be the responsibility of the parent to notify us to re-activate, else the suspension will be treated as a cancellation.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions/concerns.

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