What equipment should I be using?

You do not need to spend a lot on equipment to get started.  This is the minimum needed:

Common Gear:

    • Eye Protection – any eye protection would be allowed, however, proper ballistic shooting glasses are recommended.
    • Hearing Protection – any hearing protectors such as foam type will be allowed, however proper shooting muffs are recommended.

Handgun Gear:

    • Firearm – a handgun of 9mm Luger caliber (or larger).  A minimum of 2 magazines required, but 4 is recommended.
    • OWB holster – a holster covering the trigger guard of your handgun.  Also required is a sturdy belt to hold your holster in place.  Speed rigs are allowed and recommended, but not a requirement.  (IWB holsters are NOT recommended)
    • Magazine pouch – a belt mounted magazine pouch that carries at least 2 magazines.
    • Ammunition – correct ammunition for your handgun.  Self defence / carry ammo not recommended.  Bring 150 – 200 rounds for a club shoot.

Shotgun Gear:

    • Firearm – any 12GA shotgun, pump action with at least 5 round magazine capacity.  Over-under and side-by-side shotguns will not work.  Semi-auto shotguns are recommended, but can be obtained later.
    • Ammunition – #7 birdshot shot shells recommended.  Bring 50 – 70 rounds for a club shoot.  Occasionally buck-shot or slugs may be required, but it will be communicated before the shoot.
    • Ammo Pouch – a belt mounted shotshell carrier with a capacity of at least 12 is recommended.
    • Safety Flag – a bright chamber safety flag is highly recommended (alternatively the weapon must remain bagged).

Rifle Gear:

    • Firearm – even though a bolt action rifle (.223 REM or .308 WIN) is allowed, a semi auto rifle is highly recommended.  Popular rifles include Ruger Mini 14, LM-4 / LM-5 and the very popular AR-15.  You will also need at least 2 magazines.
    • Ammunition – correct ammo for your rifle.  Bring 70 – 100 rounds for a club shoot.
    • Magazine pouch – a belt mounted magazine pouch that can hold at least one magazine.
    • Safety Flag – a bright chamber safety flag is highly recommended (alternatively the weapon must remain bagged).

Range Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

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