Birthday Parties - Glow Archery!
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We offer the best birthday parties available anywhere in Winnipeg! How often can your guests shoot at stuff and be glowing in the dark. You get to sit back, relax and enjoy the party! Let us take care of the set up and clean up.
All birthday parties are held in our separate archery range which includes a private eating area for your guests to enjoy their food, cake and presents. The parties are completed in a two-hour slot, which includes time for cake, food, and presents. We have allotted time slots for Saturdays and Sundays but also offer times during the week if that suits your needs better. An experienced instructor leads the party so you can enjoy yourself! You organize the food/cake/presents and we handle everything archery!
How old can the kids be?
We offer birthday parties for children as young as 7! (turning 7) We also host many adult birthdays. Some parents even join in the shooting fun! (For younger siblings etc - we do allow kids younger than 6; but they need to have 1-on-1 supervision the entire time if they want to participate)
How many guests can I invite?
The maximum number of guests is sixteen. Our party range has 8 individual shooting spaces so we can comfortably host a party with up to 16 archers, taking turns on the range. We do not charge extra for guests that are not shooting, so feel free to have friends/family stay and enjoy the party! There is additional seating aside from the primary eating area.
We recommend group sizes between 8-12 archers; and strongly suggest that with younger guests you keep the numbers closer to 8 archers. We offer groups of under 8, but the base price does not change.
Can shooting archery be dangerous?
Fear not! We will be providing an experienced archery instructor to take care of the shooting portion of the party for you. Our instructors put your guests safety at top priority while making sure everyone is having fun and getting the full archery experience. Their job is to provide a safe and fun environment for your guests! The instructor supervises all the archery activities so you can actually enjoy the party!
At our range we do not use toys; they will be shooting real recurve bows and arrows. For some parties, compound bows can be used at an additional cost (depending on the age & number of guests). If a guest is repeatedly not following the rules; they will be asked to sit out for a round. Shooting is only allowed when the instructor is present to ensure everyone's safety.
Who provides the food and cake?
The guests are in charge of food and drinks. You are more than welcome to bring in your own food or have it delivered, there are no restrictions. There are outlets nearby the food table, and we conveniently have many great pizza places near our store and are happy to make recommendations for you.
For our guests that are having food delivered, they usually have it delivered closer to the start of the party. For example, if your party is from 12:00-2:00pm, then we would suggest you have your pizza delivered for around 12:20-12:30pm. We can recommend a time for your food to be delivered/ready depending on your specific party. Some parties have their food halfway into the party, or closer to the end.
In addition to the food/drinks; the guests also provide all utensils, cups, plates tablecloths etc. We only provide the table and chairs for the seating area. Also no restrictions on candles/sparklers. We do not have a freezer on site. We have cans of pop and water bottles for sale.
When do you offer birthday parties?
We host parties every day of the week! We have allotted time slots on Saturdays and Sundays but also offer times during the week to fit busy schedules.
The time slots are as follows:
Monday through Friday
Any 2 hour time slot between 11:00am - 9:00pm
Evening Examples: 5:00-7:00pm, 5:3-7:30pm, 6:00-8:00, 6:30-8:30 etc.
Call or email for availability
Afternoons: 11:00am-1:00pm, 12:00-2:00pm,, 12:30-2:30pm, 1:00-3:00pm, etc.
Closed May through August
September through April
September through April
How much does an archery birthday party cost?
The base price is $150.00 for the 2-hour party, this includes up to 8 archers. $6.50 for every additional archer after the first 8, up to a maximum of 16 archers. The cost does not include the 5% GST.
Included in the base price is: shooting range & party room for 2 hours. Instructor for all archery portions and all archery equipment provided.
Please note, we welcome other parents and guests who are not shooting to stay and enjoy the party at no extra cost!
How does the party work? Do we only get 1 hour of archery?
Our staff will organize everything to do with the archery portion - and the guests organize the eating & presents. There is no limit to shooting time during the party, and you are never restricted to one room or the other. At our location you can be sitting in the eating area; and have a clear view of the archery range. Guests can go back and forth between the areas freely; and bathrooms are conveniently located adjacent to the party room.
Most parties use between 75 and 90 minutes to shoot, and 30-45 minutes eating/opening presents. We have found a good balance with the parties if you break it up: learn safety rules & how to shoot ~15 minutes, take a break to eat 15-20 minutes. Back to shooting ~30 minutes, break for cake & presents ~15 minutes; glow shooting for last 30 minutes! For guests aged 10 and under, 2 breaks is recommended.
With older guests, you can shoot for 45 minutes - eat/cake/open presents for 30 minutes - shoot for the last 45 minutes. The less time you take to eat directly equals more time shooting! Some guests leave presents to open at home to get more shooting time.
Once all the guests that will be shooting arrive, the instructor will take them onto the range, explain the range rules; and offer a short demonstration. Guests will quickly get their hands on some bows & arrows to begin shooting! After learning the ropes and how to hit their mark - new targets will be introduced. There will be a break for food, and then return to the range. The guests will go through rounds of shooting 3 arrows each; hitting all sorts of various targets. Included are hanging targets, 3D animals, and balloons. They will then take a break for cake/presents (unless already done during 1st break) and then come back for the glow archery portion! There is no limit to shooting time during the party, the less time you take for eating/opening gifts the more time for shooting.
Is Glow in the Dark an additional cost?
A glow-in-the-dark shooting experience is included with every birthday party! Typically the glow portion is run for the last part of shooting, we try to ensure all parties get a minimum of 30 minutes glow shooting time. Some guests open presents at home or during cake to get more shooting time!
What kind of targets are they shooting?
The target wall is covered with various bullseyes, zombie faces, games and an assortment of animals. During the party, there will also be hanging/moving targets, small 3D animals, and balloons!
*Please note* If you would NOT like a certain type of target to be included please let us know this when booking the party. If you don't specify there will be a mixture of bullseyes, games, zombies and animals. This can not be changed when you arrive for the party - so please specify when booking.
This sounds great! How do we book?
To book your birthday party please call (204) 832-4421 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information needed: the guest of honour's first name, age turning, expected number of guests that will be shooting and a contact phone number.
If you are having guests that are of varying ages please let us know when booking/confirming so we can have the correct sized equipment prepared.
We do appreciate you calling prior to the party to confirm numbers if they have changed from when you booked.
Please call or email us today if you have any questions! When sending invitations; it is helpful to ask guests to arrive 10 minutes before the actual party so that we can start on time! With late-comers, the instructor has to restate all rules and can slow down the party.
*Please note. If you would NOT like a certain type of target to be included please let us know this when booking the party. If you don't specify there will be a mixture of bullseyes, games, zombies and animals. This can not be changed upon arrival on party day so please specify when booking.
We allow 15 minutes of set up/clean up prior to and after the 2 hour party slot. Pushing past these limits can disrupt other bookings and can cause additional charges.
Our range is located in the basement of the Silver Heights Shopping Center, with stairs (no elevator). Address is 2281 Portage Avenue, we have a parking lot & street parking on Mount Royal.
Clothing / Footwear. Oversized clothing can get in the way. We recommend a regular fit top, not overly large or baggy. Hats with brims will need to be taken off or worn backwards. Footwear is required at all times. We recommend comfortable shoes *closed-toed strongly recommended, boots are permitted, but can get too warm. Long hair should be tied back, but not necessary. We strongly suggest refraining from wearing dangling jewelry - necklaces and earrings especially.
We keep everyone's safety at our top priority at all times, and are proud to offer the best birthday parties in the city!
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