May 26, 2021

Ranges in British Columbia

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Are you looking for a local shooting range to take your firearms to in British Columbia? Well look no further, below is a list of various ranges across the province that can get you started. These will include firearms ranges that allow you to shoot your shotguns, rifles, and handguns. Some may be member only ranges, others will allow drop-ins and in some instances some allow their members to bring guests. Our list of various ranges by location will have you on your way to a shooting range near you in no time.

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Firearms Ranges in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Fish and Game Club
Member Only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 4161 Lakemount Road, Abbotsford BC
Facility specifics:

  • 7 ranges, with LED lighting to allow shooting after dark. Ventilated indoor handgun range with 16 shooting positions
  • 100 yard trap shooting, rifle, shotgun and handgun to big bore target shooting up to 50 BMG
  • 60 yard range for rifles to a max calibre of 50 BMG, shotguns and all calibre handguns
  • 20 yard range, all calibre handguns, shotguns and rifles up to .223/5.56. Overhead heating in 4 positions
  • 20 yard range, permanent steel target range includes: 2 plate racks, 2 duelling trees and 2 hostage/tango targets. Limited to handgun use and approved calibre’s only. LED lighting for shooting until 10:00pm. 
  • Fully enclosed area with 14 shooting positions and length of 30 metres
  • Archery Range: Outdoor range, covered shooting area. Butts at 20, 25, 30, and 50 yards with LED lighting

Ridgedale Rod and Gun Club
Member Only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 35606 Harris Rd, Abbotsford BC
Facility specifics:

  • Up to 200 yard covered rifle range 
  • 50 yard covered pistol range
  • Two trap/shotgun ranges
  • Archery wilderness range, 3D course, archery practice range
  • Black Powder trail (wheelchair accessible)
  • 20 yard indoor range for .22 rimfire pistol/rifle, air gun and archery

Firearms Ranges in Agassiz

Agassiz-Harrison Rod & Gun Club Society
Members and guests
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 4665 Cemetery Road, Agassiz BC
Facility specifics:

  • Rifle and pistol range with 100 yards, covered
  • Shotgun and trap range with a trap bunker and regular shoots
  • Blackpowder with reactive targets and rustic gallery
  • Archery with elevated “Tree Stand” platforms

Firearms Ranges in Armstrong

Armstrong & District Fish & Game Association
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 1428 Resevoir Road, Armstrong BC
Facility specifics:

  • Rifle/handgun range: 4 firing points, up to 95 yards
  • Pistol/handgun range: 4 firing points, portable stands to 30 yards
  • Trap/shotgun range: 1 Trap house with 5 stations, various firing distances
  • Archery range

Firearms Ranges in Barriere

North Thompson Fish & Game Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at Gorman Lake Forest Service Rd, Darfield BC
Facility specifics:

  • Separate long gun and handgun ranges
  • Shotgun skeet and clay pigeon shoots 

Firearms Ranges in Campbell River

Campbell River Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Exact address not listed, map directions for ranges here 
Facility specifics:

  • 200 metre range for handguns, shotguns and rifles
  • 600 yard range for handguns, shotguns and rifles
  • Handgun bays restricted to pistols and shotgun only. Rifles are prohibited in all bays
  • 50 metre pistol restricted to pistols and shotgun only. Rifles are prohibited in all bays
  • Indoor range with 6 positions to shoot .22 rifle and pistol at 20 yards

Firearms Ranges in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Fish & Game Protective Association
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 48685 Chilliwack Lake Rd, Chilliwack BC
Facility specifics:

  • Indoor range – .22 rifle
  • Trap range with 3 walk-ups
  • Rifle and pistol range – up to 200 metres
  • Archery range
  • Black powder trail walk
  • Pistol range

Firearms Ranges in Crawston

Southern Okanagan Sportsmen’s Association (SOSA)
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 352 Sportsmens Bowl Rd, Cawston BC
Facility specifics:

  • Ranges are open from dawn to dusk 365 days a year.
  • Archery range
  • Black powder range
  • 22 range for handgun and rifle
  • Trap range
  • 100 metre rifle range

Firearms Ranges in Duncan

Cowichan Fish and Game Association
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 4295 Robertson Rd, Duncan BC
Facility specifics:

  • Trap and handgun open year round
  • 100 and 200 yard ranges with covered firing areas
  • 20 yard heated indoor range
  • 50 yard range with covered firing area

Firearms Ranges in Fort St. John

North Peace Rod and Gun Club
Member or drop in
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 13300 Sunnyside Drive, Charlie Lake BC
Facility specifics:

  • 200 yard big bore range
  • Skeet and 5 stand range
  • 50 yard handgun and small bore range
  • Trap field
  • Indoor range permitting .22LR rifle and non-magnum handgun cartridges up to .44 cal

Firearms Ranges in Golden

Golden District Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 1710 Blaeberry River Rd, Golden BC
Facility specifics:

  • Rifle range: covered, low house 100 – 200 metres, High house 300 – 500 metres
  • Short Rifle range: covered, 26 metre range for .22 cal, shotgun, short rifle range practice
  • Skeet / Sporting Clay range: covered Skeet range (clays), down the line and mini sporting
  • Trap range: Single machine 5 stand range
  • Pistol range: covered, moveable targets to 25 metres
  • Archery range: covered, 2’ x 4’ field point targets at 20, 30, 40 and 50 yards

Firearms Ranges in Hope

Hope Rod and Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 25905 Trans-Canada Hwy, Hope BC
Limited facility specifics, contact range for more information.

Firearms Ranges in Kamloops

Kamloops Target Sports Association Range (KTSA)
Members only
Allows Handgun and Rifle
Exact address not listed, details found here
Facility specifics:

  • Outdoor range includes a short range, long range and 10 bays
  • Short range up to 50 metres for 22 rifle and all calibre handguns
  • Long range suitable for all rifles and handguns up to 338 Lapua. No Shotguns!
  • Indoor range includes a meeting room, foyer for spectators, and 8 shooting positions  
  • 20 metre range is used for handguns, 22 rifles and airguns

Firearms Ranges in Kelowna

Kelowna & District Fish & Game Club
Members and drop-in (with daypass)
Allows Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun
Located at 4041 Casorso Rd, Kelowna BC
Facility specifics:

  • Indoor range archery, pistol, small bore rifle
  • Pistol range outdoor range: covered and insulated firing line 20 metre max
  • Shotgun sports range: Shotgun clay targets with trap loads, outdoor field, multiple shooting positions, remotely activated launchers
  • IPSC & commercial range: max 25 metre, outdoor bays with covered staging areas
  • Rifle ranges: Rifles below .50 cal, and shotguns with slugs. Outdoor bays, covered firing line, fixed firing benches. 25 – 50 metres and 100-200 yards
  • Lower archery range: outdoor bays, 50, 10, 20, and 30 metre
  • Archery Field Range: target arrows only, outdoor range with fixed course of fire and scoring with multiple stations

Central Okanagan Shotgun Sports Club
Members and drop-in (with daypass)
Allows Shotgun
Located at #25 Joe Rich, Myra Forest Service Rd, Kelowna BC
Facility specifics:

  • 5 Trap
  • 2 Skeet fields
  • 5 Stand layout
  • 10 Sporting clay stations

Joe Rich Sportsman’s Association
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Rifle
Address not listed, contact range for more information
Facility is equipped with 50, 100, and 300 yard shooting ranges with shelters

Firearms Ranges in Langley

Langley Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 3854 – 208th Street, Langley BC
Facility specifics:

  • Indoor range
  • Trap and Skeet field
  • Archery

The Range Langley
Members and drop-ins (unlicensed permitted)
Allows Handguns and Rifles
Located at #2 – 9938 201st, Langley BC
Phone: (604) 833-4867
Facility specifics:

  • Tactical range – for qualified members and LE only
  • Main range has 16 lanes – 30 metres long, high speed electric target retrieval systems. Rated for BMG 50 Cal

Firearms Ranges in Lumby

Trinity Long Range
Appointment only
Allows Rifles
Located at 1021 Trinity Valley Rd, Lumby BC
Facility specifics:

  • 100 – 1000 yards
  • Six bench rests; accommodate up to 12 people (six shooters + six spotters)
  • Features six paper targets between 100 and 300 yards
  • Six steel gongs in the 400 – 1000 yards

Firearms Ranges in Mission

Mission & District Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 10969 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Mission BC
Facility specifics:

  • Shotgun range
  • Archery range
  • Rifle & Pistol range

Firearms Ranges in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Fish & Game Protective Association
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 1325 Nanaimo Lakes Rd, Nanaimo BC
Facility specifics:

  • Rifle range: 20 covered firing positions up to 300 yards, target berms at 25, 100, and 200 metres and 300 yards Benches are constructed out of concrete and steel to provide a solid and steady position to shoot from.
  • Shotgun range: 3 trap houses with voice activation and a skeet house, and a 5 stand machine
  • Pistol range: 20 covered shooter position with distance out to 50 meters
  • Archery range: 3D walking venue, and a regular range. Field air rifle shares this range with our archers on certain dates
  • Multipurpose facility: 100, 50 and 2 x 30 metre ranges- to be certified for use

Firearms Ranges in Nelson

Nelson District Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 801 Railway St, Nelson BC
Facility specifics:

  • Indoor range: 6 shooting station 20 metre range, designed for any centre fire pistol cartridge or rim-fire cartridge for both, pistol or rifle.
  • Outdoor range: Trap & rifle ranges

Firearms Ranges in North Saanich

North Saanich Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 1353 McTavish Rd, North Saanich BC
Facility specifics:

  • 3 Rifle & Pistol shooting bays, covered
  • Bay 1: Max 100 yards, firing line accommodates 6 shooting positions, primarily used by rifle, targets at fixed distances of 40, 50, 75 & 100 yards
  • Bay 2: Max 100 yards, firing line accommodates 6 shooting positions, used by rifle or pistol, targets at fixed distances of 40, 50, 75 & 100 yards
  • Bay 3- Max 50 metres, firing line accommodates 6 shooting positions, used by .22 cal rifle or pistol, targets at fixed distances 50 metres
  • Trap Shooting- state of the art voice activated trap machine, heated indoor shotgun marshalling area

Firearms Ranges in Osoyoos

Osoyoos Wildlife Federation
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun & Rifle
Located at 14000 Strawberry Creek Road, Osoyoos BC
Facility specifics:

  • Outdoor 200 metre rifle range
  • Outdoor pistol range

Firearms Ranges in Parksville / Qualicum

Parksville-Qualicum Fish & Game
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Multiple ranges with locations as follows:

  • Henry Range: 51 Chattell Rd, Nanoose Bay BC
  • PQFG Dorman Range: 1979 Dorman Rd, Qualicum Beach BC
  • Nanoose Bay Pentecostal Camp: 2531 Nanoose Beach Rd, Nanoose Bay BC

Facility specifics:

  • Henry Rifle Range:
    • 100 yard rifle range
    • 50 yard multi purpose range; handguns, rimfire and centre fire rifles up to, but not including 50 cal, black powder rifles and pistols and shotguns (no clay target shooting allowed)
  • Henry Pistol Range:
    • 30 metre range: Pistol and .22 Rifle
    • Covered, up to 10 shooters accommodated at one time
  • PQFG Dorman Range:
    • Clay pigeon shooting range
    • 2 Trap fields
    • 1 Skeet field
    • 10 station sporting clays field
    • Max shot size is 7 1/2

Firearms Ranges in Penticton

Penticton Shooting Sports Range
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 1797 BC-97, Penticton BC
Facility specifics:

  • Indoor range: .22 LR handgun & .22LR rifle, handgun calibres up to 45 ACP, archery
  • 50 metre outdoor range: Covered firing line at 25 metres, handgun calibres up to .44 Mag
  • 200 metre outdoor range: Covered firing line, target areas at 100 & 200 metres, bench rests, handguns not permitted, rifle calibres up to .338 Lapua
  • Trap range: 5 shooting positions, heated shack

Firearms Ranges in Pitt Meadows

Thompson Mountain Sportsman Association
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 21791 Ladner Road, Pitt Meadows BC
Facility specifics:

  • 13 various ranges
  • Ranges 1-3 and 11 & 12 are open to general members

Pitt Meadows Gun Club
Members only
Allows Shotgun
Located at 17428 129 Ave, Pitt Meadows BC
Limited facility specifics, contact range for more information.

Firearms Ranges in Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam & District Hunting & Fishing Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 5000 Upper Harper Road, Coquitlam BC
Facility specifics:

  • Range 7: rifle & shotgun (single projectile with permission of CFO)
  • Range 10: handgun, .22 LR rifles
  • Range 5 & 6: handgun
  • Range 2, 4 & 9: handgun & shotgun
  • Range 3 & 8: shotgun, handgun, handgun calibre rifles & archery
  • Range 1: shotgun, handgun, handgun calibre rifles
  • Ranges 3-6: members only

Firearms Ranges in Prince George

Prince George Rod & Gun Club
Members and drop-in (with daypass)
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Multiple Ranges, located at:

  • Hartman Rd Range: 9444 Hartman rd Prince George, B.C.
  • Blackwater Rd Range: 25 1/2 km south on Blackwater rd. (before Baldy Hughes) 

Facility specifics:

  • Hartman Rd Range
    • 100 & 200 yard centrefire rifle range
    • 50 yard handgun range
    • Small-bore silhouette range
    • Shotgun range for Trap & Sporting clays
    • Black Powder ranges
    • Indoor air rifle range inside clubhouse
    • Two action bays used by IPSC, IDPA and Cowboy Action
  • Blackwater Range
    • 1000+ metre rifle range
    • Covered shelter protects 20+ users from the sun, berms and steel targets available for member to shoot at at varying distances.
    • 8 action bays used by IPSC handgun and soon, 3 Gun competitions
    • Capable of holding events of 200 shooters or more

Firearms Ranges in Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert Rod and Gun Club
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at Trans-Canada Hwy, Prince Rupert BC. Directions to range here
Facility specifics:

  • Trap range: voice activated trap machine
  • Rifle range: 25, 50, and 100 yard target stands, 4 covered shooting benches. All calibers up to including .338 Lapua Magnum. No .50 BMG allowed. 150 yard target stand
  • 3 Pistol range bays:
    • Bay 1: 25 metre with covered shed
    • Bay 2: 25 metre with 40ft covered shelter
    • Bay 3: 20 metre with 5 plate rack shooting station. 11 metres minimum distance allowed for shooting at steel plates

Firearms Ranges in Revelstoke

Revelstoke Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Does not specify what types of firearms are permitted to be used at facilities, contact range for more information
Located at 1906 Camozzi Rd, Revelstoke BC
Limited facility specifics, contact range for more information.

Firearms Ranges in Richmond

Vancouver Gun Club
Members and drop-in (with daypass)
Allows Shotgun (no handgun and no rifles)
Located at 7340 Sidaway Road, Richmond BC
Facility specifics:

  • Trap
  • 5-stand
  • Skeet
  • Sporting clays
  • Bunker fields

Firearms Ranges in Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm Fish & Game Club
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 3200 70th Street S.E., Salmon Arm BC
Facility specifics:

  • Outdoor archery
  • Shotgun and trap
  • 2 handgun ranges
  • Long rifle range

Firearms Ranges in Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island Rod & Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 223 Long Harbour Rd, Salt Spring Island BC
Facility specifics:

  • Trap
  • 100 yard rifle range
  • Archery
  • Pistol and 20 yard indoor range

Firearms Ranges in Smithers

Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 7091 Kroeker Road, Smithers BC
Limited facility specifics, contact range for more information.

Firearms Ranges in Squamish

Squamish Valley Rod & Gun Club
Members or drop-in
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 2050 Centennial Way, Squamish BC
Facility specifics:

  • Rifle range: 200 yards
  • Pistol range: 25 metre, fixed target area, adjustable shooting line. 17/22 rimfire pellet rifles also allows
  • Trap: 2 full trap ranges, restricted to #7 1/2 shot or smaller
  • Indoor range: Not open to general membership except by special request. Restricted to pellet firearms, rimfire rifles and handgun calibres under 1500fps and no armour piercing ammunition. Main use of indoor range is archery

Firearms Ranges in Terrace

Terrace Rod and Gun Club
Members only
Allows Handgun & Shotgun, possibly Rifle; check with range to confirm
Located at 3512 Rifle Range Road Terrace BC
Limited facility specifics, contact range for more information.

Firearms Ranges in Vernon

Vernon Fish & Game Club
Members and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun & Rifle
Located at 202 Bardolph Lake Forest Service Road, Vernon BC
Facility specifics:

  • Handgun / rimfire range 10 – 45 metres
  • Rifle range 400 metres
  • Handgun range B & reserve range 10 – 25 metres handgun & shotguns
  • Archery range 20, 30, 40, 50 yards

Firearms Ranges in Victoria

Victoria Fish & Game Protective Association
Member and guests (of members- with daypass)
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 700 Holker Place, Malahat BC
Facility specifics:

  • Airsoft range
  • Archery range
  • Multipurpose range
  • Rifle/pistol range
  • Shotgun range

Firearms Ranges in Williams Lake

Williams Lake Sportsmens Association
Member and guests (of members)
Allows Handgun, Rifle & Shotgun
Located at 920 Bond Lake Rd, Williams Lake BC
Facility specifics:

  • Handgun range up to 50 metres
  • Full bore rifle range 100 – 200 metres
  • 5 IPSC bays to 50 metres
  • Archery range, 20, 30, 40 and 50 yards
  • Trap and skeet range

*Please note that it is always up to you as the range user to check with the range that you plan to attend regarding their facilities and its designated range uses and that the above information is subject to change at any given time without notice. Silvercore and it’s representatives are not responsible for any changes made for any of the various ranges.

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