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Summer Deals: WSC Archery Center at Pulaski Park!

Summer Deals: WSC Archery Center at Pulaski Park!

Summer has arrived and, starting Wednesday, June 19th, World Sport Chicago will offer some great deals on classes at the World Sport Chicago Archery Center at Pulaski Park lasting through August 31st! First, all classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays will be 35% off of the regular price. In addition, all class packages (available as 4

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Archery Equipment 101

Archery Equipment 101

Equipment is a necessity for every sport. From having the right footwear for running to needing a net, knee pads and ball for volleyball, being equipped with the appropriate gear and apparel for your sport is a must. Archery is a very equipment-intensive sport and knowing what you need to get started can be a

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Q&A with WSC Archery Head Coach

Q&A with WSC Archery Head Coach

Name:  Daniel Ayele Title:  Archery Head Coach How did you become involved with the World Sport Chicago Archery Program? I got involved with World Sport Chicago while working at the Chicago Archery Center.   I had worked at fun shoots throughout the city before the transition to Pulaski Park. How did you become interested in archery

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Archery Hits the Mark for Sunil Sangle

Archery Hits the Mark for Sunil Sangle

SportsLaunch’s archery program, presented by World Sport Chicago, aims to introduce Chicago to archery; while providing a safe, fun and recreational experience. Archery Program Partcipant, Sunil Sangle, did a Q & A with WSC to talk about his experience. How did you become interested in Archery? The desire was always there. Whenever I used to

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ABC7 CHICAGO: Archery at World Sport Chicago [VIDEO]

First broadcast on ABC7 CHICAGO’s 190North, 03/31/2013, host Janet Davies reporting: This is an indoor sport the anyone can enjoy all year around and World Sport Chicago makes it affordable for the whole family. WATCH THE CLIP

Girl Power Archery Clinic Hits the Target

Girl Power Archery Clinic Hits the Target

A group of approximately 30 enthusiastic girls, ages 8 – 13, from Chicago’s Noble Square neighborhood participated in the Girl Power Archery Clinic at Pulaski Park on the afternoon of January 29th.  This free special event, co-hosted by World Sport Chicago and Disney On Ice, provided young girls with an opportunity to get a hands

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Making Sport Available to Everyone

World Sport Chicago has been continually working to bring sports to communities throughout Chicago that lack adequate resources (three specific examples lie in our SportsLaunch programs in archery, track & field and wrestling).  In some cases it is economics that are the challenge. Sometimes its sports skills or transportation, and sometimes its simply awareness of

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Introducing the New WSC Archery Range

Introducing the New WSC Archery Range

The Plan: This past fall, we decided to take steps toward improving our archery program at Pulaski Park.  The idea was to move classes from the auditorium into the unoccupied basement which would provide us with a dedicated space to host archery classes, open lane shooting and special events.  The new space would also allow

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With a Re-Launch Comes a Re-Commitment

With a Re-Launch Comes a Re-Commitment

Welcome to the new World Sport Chicago website.  With this new site we’re hoping that you’ll find it easier to learn about the many exciting programs and events we are creating for the youth of Chicago. While the site has changed, what remains unchanged is our commitment to building the capacity of sports programs in

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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Chicagoans target relaxation at archery range

Reposted from CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 01/02/2013 by Mike Thomas: If you’ve ever watched an archery-rife film like “Braveheart” and thought those longbow-wielding minions who fired flaming arrows into enemy ranks had it easy compared to their sword-wielding brethren, consider this: medieval-era bows were so difficult to master that repetitive use wreaked havoc on archers’ anatomy by

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