Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Welcome to Lillooet Rod and Gun Club

The Lillooet Rod and Gun Club provides ranges for rifle, handgun, trap, silhouette (.22 rimfire rifle) and archery shooting, and is located on Airport Road off Highway 12, approximately five kilometres outside of the village of Lillooet.  The range is open from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM, however, from time to time, it is closed for a private event.

Click here for map to Lillooet Rod and Gun Club range facilities. The page will open in a new window. 



Membership benefits include not only use of the range but also insurance coverage through Canada's National Firearms Association. Each individual, or each individual member of an NFA insured club, is covered, anywhere in the world, for legal hunting activities, legal bowhunting activities, legal range shooting activities, legal range archery activities, legal fishing activities, and legal re-enactment activities.  NOTE:  The NFALI (NFA Liability Insurance) does NOT cover activities involving horses or ATVS!  Additional insurance is required for those activities.

Monthly membership meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from September through June, at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in Room 201 of the Lillooet Recreation Centre (subject to change). The location is subject to change; some meetings to be held at the range; notification will be sent via email to club members, or email lillooetrodandgun@gmail.com to enquire.  See our 2017 Summer Fun Shoot Schedule for dates or click on Membership see this post in a new window.

The Club also hosts events on a weekly basis from spring through early fall. These are archery, handgun, silhouette and trap shooting. 


Be sure to click General Range Rules and Safety to read post in a new window. For specific rules for the following activities, click on the links below to open a new window:

Archery Range Rules

Handgun Range Rules

Rifle Range Rules

Silhouette Range Rules

Trap Range Rules



Sunday, 1 January 2017

2017 Calendar of Events

The club holds monthly meetings from April through June, and September through March.  Most meetings are held at the Lillooet Rec Centre at 930 Main Street, in Room 201 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.  These meetings are subject to change due to poor weather and road conditions, especially during winter.  

However, the June and September meetings are held at the range, preceded by a Members-Only Barbecue, courtesy of the club.  Any changes may occur with very short notice.

There are weekly fun shooting events from May through October:  handgun, trap, and archery on alternating Wednesdays; silhouette (.22 rimfire rifle) on Thursdays 

Click here to see our 2017 Summer Fun Shoot Schedule..

Please note that dates and events are subject to change without notice.  

Monday, 1 February 2016

Forms to Print

The following forms are available for printing; click on a link below or send an email to lillooetrodandgun@gmail.com to request forms.
Application forms may be submitted to the club electronically, however, payments must be paid only by cash or cheque.  Cash payments may be made at the Lillooet Feed Store, at a meeting, or at a membership drive event, dates to be announced.  Cheques may be mailed with completed application forms to:

Lillooet Rod and Gun Club
P.O. Box 1647
Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0
Information, guidlines and rules about use of the range, procedures, safety, insurance and personal conduct while using the range.  Remember that your behaviour on the range and the condition you leave it in will determine if this range will continue to exist.  The Chief Firearms Officer may close the range due to insufficient activity, or poor management or condition or of the range.
Print two copies: one copy for guest; original to be submitted to Winner's Edge with $5.00 fee unless guest is a current (paid) member of another club. Include name of other club and membership number.

From May through October, subject to weather and availability of volunteers, there are weekly fun shooting events at the range.  Activities on Wednesdays alternate between handgun, trap and archery; Thursdays are always silhouette (.22 rimfire rifle) shoots.

Sunday, 1 February 2015

Membership

Annual memberships are valid from April 1st through March 31st of the following calendar year.  Memberships may be purchased at the monthly meetings of the club held in Room 201 at the Lillooet Recreation Centre at 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month from September to June (subject to change).  See Calendar of Events for dates and details. The location is subject to change; some meetings to be held at the range; notification will be sent via email to club members.

Annual memberships may also be purchased at Winner's Edge Sporting Goods shop located at 644 Main Street, Lillooet (250) 256-4848.  Showing your current (paid) club membership card at Winner's edge qualifies you for a limited discount; 10% on regularly priced items; 5% on ammunition; no discount on firearms.


Should you prefer to keep your existing membership number, you must attend a meeting in person and provide your membership card from the immediately preceding year or you will be assigned a new number.


$45 - Membership for a single adult - for single adults aged 19 and over 


$65 - Membership for a family includes up to two adults and any children up to the age of 18 years who normally reside at the same address; all minor members must be accompanied and supervised at the range by a current adult member in good standing of at least one year of the Lillooet Rod and Gun Club.


$15 - Junior memberships are for 12-18 year olds living at home, but have no family member living at the same address who is a current member of the Lillooet Rod and Gun Club; Junior Members must be accompanied and supervised at the range by a current adult member in good standing of at least one year of the Lillooet Rod and Gun Club.


$100 - Business membership are for use of the range only, but do not include insurance coverage.


$5 - Guest Pass is valid for three consecutive days; guests must sign in at the range and be accompanied by a current adult member of at least one year; guests may include adults, or children aged 12-18.


$20 - large crest


$15 - small crest


Signing in at the range is to track total range use for the Chief Firearms Officer, not to track individual member use.  Privacy is maintained by all members and their guests when signing in at the gate
 with their membership number, not their name.  All members at the range may expected to prove current (paid) membership status by showing their membership cards when asked.

Guests must also sign in, and must have their completed copy of the Guest Pass with them at all times at the range.  Any member of the club may ask to see their Guest Pass, or, if the Guest is a member of another club, their membership card of their home club.  


Monday, 29 December 2014

B.C. Wildlife Federation says hunters are furious about new allocations

The B.C. Wildlife Federation says its membership is rising every day with hunters angered by the government's decision to increase permits for guides and their out-of-province clients.  Read the full article here.

Thursday, 27 September 2012

General Range Rules and Safety


* RULES *

1. Only current members (dues paid) of the Lillooet Rod and Gun Club and paid, registered guests may use this range. Remember to sign in with your membership number at the green box opposite the gate, not your name.

2. In order for guest of members to be covered by NFA insurance, all guest of members are required to pay guest fees and be in possession of a Guest Pass.  Guest passes are valid for three consecutive days. 

Any guests who are currently members of another club are exempt and do not need to pay the $5.00 fee since they are already insured by their own club.  They are still required to sign in at the gate and must complete two copies of a guest form; submit the original to Winner's Edge and keep a copy with them at the range.

Daily guest passes are available for five dollars ($5.00) at Winner's Edge Sporting Goods store at 644 Main Street, Lillooet, 250-256-4848. Alternatively, guests may complete a pass form located in the green box opposite the gate. Guests must keep the carbon copy but must drop off the original and payment of five dollars ($5.00) at Winner's Edge.

3. All minors (ages 12-18) and guests must be under direct supervision of an accompanying current (paid) member.

4. Upon request by any member, anyone using the range must be able to produce their membership card, or a guest their guest pass and/or proof of membership at another club.

5. Close and lock the gate after entering and upon leaving the Range to prevent unauthorized access.

6. Raise the red flag when the range is in use. If you are the last member to leave the range, lower the flag and replace it in its box.

7. When there are two or more persons using the range, one member must act as the Range Officer to ensure safety on the firing line.

8. No drugs or alcohol are permitted at the Range.

9. All members must observe, record and report any incidents of abuse of the range rules or range improvements to the Lillooet Rod and Gun Club Executive.


* SAFETY *

Hearing and eye protection are highly recommended for all shooters and guests when shooting or when in proximity of shooting.

Firearms must be unloaded except on the firing line.

All persons must be behind the firing line before shooting commences, as well as during shooting.

Firearms must be unloaded and left with actions open when at or behind the firing line when anyone is downrange.

No centre fire rifles are permitted on the pistol range.

Shoot only at approved targets. DO NOT shoot at rocks, cans, bottles or wildlife on the range.


* KEEP THE RANGE CLEAN *

  • Remove your targets from target boards and dispose of them in the barrel.
  • Pick up your spent brass and shot shells. Dispose of them in the barrel or take them home.
  • Leave the range as clean or cleaner than you found it.

The range is operated and maintained by club members. In the past, the same small percentage of the membership have done the majority of the maintenance and upgrades. Let's strive to increase that percentage. The future of the range will be determined by the behaviour of members and the condition in which they leave the range after use.


Remember, an adult membership fee may be discounted by $10 by attending three meetings within a membership year, April 1st through March 31st. 

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Archery Range Rules

* FOLLOW SAFETY GUIDELINES AT ALL TIMES *


Arrows are just as dangerous as firearms and must be treated with the same respect.

Do not dry-fire your bow. This can lead to bow breakage or de-lamination.

Arrows must not be knocked except on the firing line.
Knocked arrows must be pointed down-range.

Broadheads must only be used on broadhead targets, not on stuffed bales.

* FIRING LINE PROCEDURES *

Explain to participants the activity and the rules.


* RANGE OFFICER COMMANDS *

"Range is Active" - No one is forward of the firing line.

"Shooters Ready" - Archers take their place on the firing line and knock their arrows.

"Shoot" or "Fire" - Commence shooting or firing.

"Cease Fire" - Archers are to stop shooting. Note: ANYONE may call "Cease Fire" if they observe a dangerous situation or if there is an emergency.

"Rack Bows" - Place bows on rack or bench.

"Range is Clear" - Archers go forth to retrieve arrows. Note: When extracting arrows from the target, stand to one side of the person pulling the arrows free in order to avoid being poked by the knock end of the shaft.