Alexandria Chapter of the Izaak Walton League

2729 Garrisonville Road, Stafford, VA 22556

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Rifle & Pistol Range


Notices:

Be sure to display your membership card while at the range. You cannot shoot without a membership card.

No 50 BMG, No automatic weapons on the ranges

No handling weapons during a 'Cold Range'


The next Guest Shoot will be held on November 4, beginning at 09:00.

Our next IWLA Shooting Sports event is a CMP Highpower Rifle Match. October 6, 2018. Rain, sun, or cold we shoot. The match will be held at our rifle range located at 2729 Garrisonville Road. 0800-0845 Check in and set up targets. 0845 Safety brief 0900 First relay sets up and match begins. $20 members, $30 non-members, under 18 FREE. CMPflyer 2020181.pdf Ed McBride has been making updates to the rifle/pistol range. The pistol range has been extended to 60 yards to accommodate longer range handguns. A right of way for power and access has also been established. The rifle and pistol range berms are being improved. Construction of a berm to separate the rifle/pistol ranges is complete. Check the web site and Facebook before coming to the range for closings due to construction or activities.


New rifle/pistol berm (seen from Pistol range)

Construction on the pistol range

Digging the pistol range 50 yd backstop

The new pistol range backstop

New berm completed with grass
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Our Rifle & Pistol Ranges include:

  • A 14 point (12 covered and 2 point uncovered) outdoor 100 yard rifle range
  • A 10 point (8 bench and 2 draw from holster) outdoor 60 yard pistol range

To use the facilities you must be a member or the member's immediate family (member?s spouses, dependents under 18 years of age, or grandchildren under 18 years of age). Membership includes use of the facilities for members of your household when accompanied by you.

Members have use of the range facilities during the daylight hours (9:00 am to sunset). Members may bring two guests to the monthly guest shoot (usually the first Sunday of the month). Members only may use the range at any other time.

Guest shoots have a guest fee. The member may bring their immediate family members and they are not charged guest fees.

Be sure to display your membership card while at the ranges. You cannot shoot without a membership card.
Please reuse the backers if you take them from the range. If you have a source of backers, bring them to the range shed.
Police used brass to keep the range clean for everyone.
If you are showing a gun to someone at the range, do it during a 'HOT' range and at the benches on the firing line.

Guest Shoot at Rifle/Pistol Range:
A limited guest policy has been initiated at the rifle/pistol range.
On the first Sunday of every month, members can bring two guests to shoot at the range.
The cost is $20 for a half day session (9 - 12 in the morning or 12:30 - 3:30 in the afternoon).
RSOs will be present on guest days to monitor and control the range.

RSOs Needed:
The Chapter has approved rules that will allow RSOs to bring up to two paid guests as a
compensation for four hours of RSO volunteer service. This benefit will be $20 / 3 hour sessions similar to the regular monthly rifle/pistol guest sessions. See Marty Hanse at monthly meetings or Peter Harvey for range use guest vouchers for this RSO benefit. The vouchers may also be used at the shotgun and archery ranges.

No guests are allowed on the ranges except under the conditions mentioned above!

Range Safety Committee:
The Range Safety Committee meets on the third Sunday of the month at 11 am (before the member meeting). Anyone with safety issues or interests is invited to attend.
For more information, contact:
Martin Hanse, Rifle & Pistol Range Committee Chair , (Log in to see additional contact info)
Ed Macbride, Rifle & Pistol Range Committee Chair , edmacbride[AT]comcast[DOT]net , (Log in to see additional contact info)

For more information on Outdoor Recreation/Shooting Sports, see IWLA Outdoor Recreation/Shooting Sports