Outdoor Range

The outdoor range sits on approx. 80 acres of beautifully wooded leased land. There is a clubhouse, picnic tables, fire pits, playground equipment, and room for RV parking.  Outdoor shooting on the static range and 3D loops is available year round. In summer, three 3D loops are open that vary in size from 3.5-5 km in length, and in the winter one 3D loop is maintained. Traditional and Compound Bows only – No Crossbows or Broadheads.  

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News and Announcements

IAAW guests visiting range July 21

Parkland Bowbenders in cooperation with the range Landowner, is honoured to host participants and guests of the IAAW on Wednesday July 21, from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at the outdoor range. The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) is a non-profit organization that recognizes the role, value and achievement of aboriginal women

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Static Range Closed

On Tuesday July 20th, from 6:30 – 8 p.m, the lower Static Range will be closed to members for the Junior Program class. Members may notice that the Static Range is closed for a few evenings during the summer to accommodate our younger archers who are keen to learn the fundamentals of archery. Future closure

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WARNING-Cougar seen on 3D loops

On Sunday June 20, a member of the executive was cutting grass on the 3D loops when he noticed a small cougar watching him from the heavy brush. The cougar took off as soon as he started cutting grass towards it. Members should be extra cautious while at the range, especially if they have dogs

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Updated Range Rules May 5, 2021

Static Range limited to 3 Members or 1 Household Family shooting at any given time. Long Distance Range – maximum shooting distance is now 60 yards. Members should ensure they are following all COVID protocols while using the facility. Camping at the range will be suspended until further notice.

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Fire Ban at Range

Due to extremely dry conditions at the outdoor range, we ask that members not have any campfires at this time. As well, any smoking materials must be fully extinguished before being discarded.

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All 3D Loops Set Up!

This weekend (April 3/4), a great group of volunteers assisted in setting up all of the 3D targets on the range to complete B & C loops. We now have three full 3D loops to shoot! HUGE thanks to volunteers Sean, Steve, Max, Lawrence, Glen, Brian and Leo for assisting our Range Director Doug in

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2019 Youth 3D Archers with Kris Skelly from ABA!

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Kevin Guimond winner of the 2019 Grand Prix!

Frank Dostaler winner of the 2019 "Long Bomb" shot competition - Lion at 94 yards!

Club History

Parkland Bowbenders was founded in the early 1970’s after the previous club known as the Glory Hills Archery Club folded.Over the years, Parkland Bowbenders Archery Club has gained the reputation of being one of the strongest and most progressive clubs in the greater Edmonton area. We host many events and provide options for young and old alike to experience traditional archery, archery as a sport, practice for bow hunting and recreation for the whole family. If you would like further information, please feel free to email us at info@parklandbowbenders.ca or you can contact any of the directors listed on our Contacts page. 

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