There will be no outdoor shooting
from 9PM to 9AM.The normal outdoor ranges hours will be from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM or dusk, which ever comes first,
except that all open shooting will be closed by the departure of the rangemaster. Approved outdoor pistol events
may obtain specific approval from the Range Committee to shoot up to 9:00 PM.
rifle and pistol shooting hours as set by the Board of Directors will be posted and advertised and will apply to
all members without specific Special Use permission. The current hours are:
Rifle Monday – Friday
12 Noon to dusk / 7PM
Saturday - Sunday 9AM to dusk / 7PM
Rifle Holiday Monday or Friday 9AM to dusk / 7PM
- Sunday 12 Noon to dusk / 7PM
Pistol Friday 12 Noon to dusk / 7PM
Pistol Holiday Monday 12 Noon to dusk / 7PM
Members have no additional
shooting privileges beyond the supervised public shooters except as specifically granted by the Range Committee
on a case by case basis. The process of obtaining additional shooting privileges is known as “Special Use”. Members
do have additional responsibilities, however, which includes the enforcing of range safety rules and club policy.
members are required to wear their membership cards in plain sight
Public shooters may shoot
on Range #2 (rifle) or Range #3 (pistol) during the posted rangemaster supervised public shooting hours for a fee
set by the Board of Directors.
A release form will be filled
out and signed by every public shooter before use of the ranges is allowed. Minors may shoot only if they are under
the direct supervision of a parent, guardian or other responsible adult who can assume responsibility and can legally
sign the release form.
Members will accord every
courtesy and assistance to handicapped shooters using our facility. Our ranges are open to handicapped shooters
within the bounds of safety, which will be the overriding consideration.
Since the facility is open
to public shooters, the club has only minimal guest privileges. A person who has never used the ranges before may
be signed in by a member as a guest and have the normal public shooting fees waived. A release form must be filled
out and signed by every guest and all public shooter rules and restrictions apply including hours. Guests will pay retail public prices for any ammunition, components or supplies purchased.
Law Enforcement / Military
Member privileges may be restricted
occasionally to allow law enforcement or military units to use our ranges. Most law enforcement use will occur
on weekday mornings on Range #2 and will be organized to intergrate with normal member use.
enforcement and military use will conform with our safety rules and their shooting activities will be restricted
to the safe use of our ranges as they were designed, i.e. fixed firing line, adequate marksmanship and proper impact
area. All law enforcement or military unit use will be at the discretion of the Range Committee within the guidelines
established by the Board of Directors.
waive our shooting fee for all law enforcement officers in their duty uniform who wish to shoot at our range during
public shooting hours.
Inspection of Firearms and Ammunition
At any time, the rangemaster
or a range official may inspect any firearm or ammunition on the ranges, and may order any firearm or ammunition
off the ranges which they, in their sole judgement, consider to be inappropriate or in an unsafe condition.
All members and public shooters
will park in the main parking lots. The Pistol Range parking lot is restricted to only handicapped shooters and
official vehicles during public shooting hours.
A. Intoxicated or otherwise impaired
Any person who, in the opinion
of the rangemaster or other range offical, is intoxicated, impaired, or otherwise a potential safety hazard, may,
at the discretion of the official, be prohibited from using the ranges and/or ejected from the facility.
B. Firearms - ulta-highpower rifles chambered for .50 cal BGM and similar
rounds are not permitted on our ranges.
C. Range Restrictions
1. Range #1 (Qualified Member Only Range)
This range is restricted to only those members who have obtained specific Special Use permissions.
b. All member activity
is limited to that granted to the member through the Special Use process.
#2 (Public Rifle Range)
a. Pistols are not allowed in the public shooter area.
b. Rifles will be loaded and fired one round at a time unless specific permission has been obtained
from the rangemaster to proform a magazine function test. Rimfire .22 rifles may load a maximum of 5 rounds.
c. Rifles will be shot off the bench unless specific permission has been granted by the rangemaster
to shoot off-hand.
#3 (Pistol Range)
are not allowed (except 10 meter air rifles).
b. Pistols that use Bottle-neck highpower (rifle) cartridges are not allowed.
c. Small frame pistols and derringers are not allowed unless specific permission has been obtained
from the Rangemaster.
1. Armor-piercing, explosive,
or tracer ammunition is absolutely prohibited on any of the ranges.
2. All types of shot-shells
(multi-projectile) are prohibited on all rifle and pistol ranges.
3. Ultra-high power calibers,
such as the .50 BMG, are prohibited on all ranges.
1. Only the approved paper
targets and spots sold through the Range Office will be used.
2. Each shooter may hang only
one target directly down range
from their shooting position on the target frames provided.
3. When using portable target
frames, the target must be hung at such a height that the bullets passing through the target still impact in the
designed impact berm (club members with special use only).
1. Prone, sitting, kneeling
position shooting will only take place on the platform in front of the shooting benches by members with specific
Speical Use permission. Position shooting will take place only in those secure shooting bays which are, at the
time, exclusively restricted to position shooting.
2. Pistols will be shot only
from the center of each shooting position on Range #3. Supporting the pistol next to the dividers or directly on
the shooting bench is not allowed. The pistol rests provided may be used.
G. Skill Level
1. All shooters are required
to have adequate skill to place all their shots on the target. Shooters with new firearms and those with maladjusted sights are
expected to get on the paper within a reasonable number of shots, (less than 6), while using the rests provided.
2. Any shooter who does not
possess the skill to hit the target paper will remove themselves or be asked to leave. They are expected to take
the appropriate formal training and obtain the required skill level before returning to use the range.
The Range Safety Rules will
be available to each member and to each public shooter. Each shooter must follow the Range Safety Rules and any
other rules posted.
Any shooter who has been observed
violating these rules or any other firearm safety rules may at the discretion of the rangemaster or, in his absence,
any club member observing the violation, be ejected from the ranges. If the violator is also a club member, the
rangemaster or observing club member will submit a written account to the Range Committee, which will judge the
seriousness of the violation and determine an appropriate penalty (suspension of range privileges). The rangemaster
or any club Officer has the authority to confiscate a member’s card for serious violations.
who observe safety or policy violations and take no direct action to correct the situation should expect the suspension
of their shooting privileges.
Any member who feels aggrieved
by the decision of the Range Committee may appeal the decision to the Board of Directors.
Special Use Permits
Any Club member who wishes
to deviate from the rules established for the public shooters must submit in person a Special Use Request to the
Range Committee at their regularly scheduled meeting. All deviations will be at the discretion of the Range Committee
within the guidelines established by the Board of Directors.
View the Special Use presentation which includes much of the club policy on range activities:
Special Use Presentation
Use Permits will expire at the end of the calendar year corresponding to the member's Membership card presented
with the Special Use Request.
All rifle and pistol events
will be organized, sponsored and controlled by the Range Committee and approved and calendared by the Board of
Member privileges may be restricted
during the annual hunter sight-in period, depending on the range availability or lack there of (public shooters
have priority during this period). Members are expected to volunteer to help on the line during hunter sight-in
to aid the public shooters and to insure complete safety.
Members may purchase items
from the club at reduced prices, either in inventory or by special order through the Range Office. Items purchased
for non-members will be at non-member prices.
An emergency (911) telephone
is available near the Range Office business window for off-hour emergencies.
The are fire extigushers positioned
at each range building for fire surpression as well as water hoses at the Range Office and the Pistol range.
First Aid kits and CPR kits
are available on each range.