Membership fees are comprised of two components: Archery Ireland membership fees and our own club membership fees. Both are mandatory to be a member of Ashbourne Archers.
The annual fees detailed below are due at the end of February each year and cover membership up to March of the following year.
Archery Ireland Fees 2017
Ashbourne Archers Club Fees 2017
- Adults: €50
- Juniors, Students and Over 60 years: €20
If you are joining as a new member, having just completed a Beginners’ Course with Ashbourne Archers, the fee is waived for the first year.
Total Fees 2017
In summary, the following are the total payments due for 2017:
*Assuming recent completion of a Beginners’ Course with Ashbourne Archers
We charge daily/nightly club fees to cover the rent of the venue. The level of the fee is based on the cost of rent being paid for the facility.
- Adults: €5
- Juniors and students: €3
- Family: €10 (3-5 members)
Entry to Archery Course
Ashbourne Archers holds Entry to Archery courses. These courses are held at Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA club on Tuesday evenings, starting at 20:30 sharp, subject to seasonal access to the facility.
The course runs for six weeks and covers all of the basic principles of archery. The course costs €90 for adults and €70 for juniors and students and includes shooting fees.
All equipment is provided for the duration of the course and is covered by the cost of the course.
Advice is given to participants on the correct equipment suited to them individually, should they wish to continue in the sport and purchase their own equipment.
Voluntary Nature of the Club
Ashbourne Archers relies completely on volunteers – there are no paid staff within our structure. All the coaches and officers in the club give their time freely. All the money that goes into the club is used to pay the clubs expenses which include: Rent of facilities; Archery Ireland affiliation; club equipment (purchase, repair and replacement) and day-to-day running-costs.