The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Community Renewal, in cooperation with the United States Olympic Committee, will host an “Olympic Day” archery demonstration and informational open house at the Archery Range at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, from 5 p.m. until dusk on Monday, June 24.
“Olympic Day is a worldwide celebration of the Olympic Movement,” said Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter. “The event at Union County’s Archery Range in Oak Ridge Park will promote participation in archery for everyone regardless of age, gender or athletic ability. This will be an opportunity to learn more about our group archery programs, individual and advanced lessons, and how to obtain your safety permit to use the archery range.”
The event will feature archery demonstrations by teams from two Paralympic Sports clubs: the Children’s Lightning Wheels, sponsored by Children’s Specialized Hospital, and the North Jersey Navigators Paralympic Sport Club. Also on hand will be Gerry “Doc” DeCaro, president of Traditional Archers of New Jersey, who is a Union County Archery instructor.
The Union County Archery Range at Oak Ridge Park is located on Oak Ridge Road in Clark. For more information about the Archery Range, please call Union County Parks at 908-527-4900 or visit www.ucnj.org/archery.