Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club

Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club
Est. 1926


You are expected to adhere to the range rules of the
Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club

The surest way to see a club fail is to not be involved in a positive way!!!!
We are extremely lucky to have our facilities and we hope that you will work to keep the club strong and help in its success!!!

Membership Benefits and Information
By becoming a member, you can use the club’s facilities and attend club events. You receive a voice in the club and a chance to be involved with wildlife and fish conservation, outdoors, and firearm events/issues in the area.

As we are an affiliated club with the British Columbia Wildlife Federation (BCWF) you have benefits that include insurance while legally engaged in outdoor activities, subscription to BC Outdoors, and discount opportunities at retail stores and insurance products. You will receive a package from the BCWF, if you still have questions, be sure to contact the BCWF and they will be happy to help.

The club is a non-profit society. We have an executive consisting of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Directors. These positions are voted on at our Annual General Meeting. It is important that you attend to ensure that you are involved in the club and support the hard-working volunteers that work on the day to day running of the club. We also have regular social meetings for the members to have their input and get together with other members.

The BCWF covers you as secondary liability insurance (primary if you do not have it on your home owner's insurance). For full details, go to www.bcwf.bc.ca, click on Membership and then Insurance.
Membership Dues
125.00 - Single
110.00 - Seniors (60+ Single membership)
150.00 - Family (*family members at the same residence. **See below)

** Family memberships include membership numbers for two adults; Children are required to be under the supervision of an adult club member. Additional adults are required to apply for separate membership under the applicable category. Please ensure this is correct as it impacts your insurance coverage and/or future membership approval.

Email address admin@bvrg.ca

The gate for club access will be locked.
The membership coordinator will contact you on how to obtain your key. If you lend keys out you could lose your membership and/or be liable for any damages (physical or criminal) as a result.

Firearm discharge is allowed from 9:00am to 9:00pm
OR full DAYLIGHT HOURS within that timeframe
  • Range use is restricted to members. Be sure to sign the ledger inside the rifle shooting shed and pay as noted.
  • Save yourself a trip and be sure to check our calendar before coming out. Events that may impact the range will be posted there.
  • CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF!! It is the shooters responsibility to clean up the range, sweep the shed and deposit brass in container when done.
  • It is every person’s (shooter or not) responsibility to ensure maximum safety and to handle firearms with that in mind at all times.
  • Be sure to adhere to all provincial and federal health regulations or as requested by the club.
  • It is every user’s responsibility to read and adhere to the posted rules.
  • Observers must stay behind the firing line while shooting is active.
  • Hearing and eye protection are required for all participants and spectators in the shooting shed. Hearing protection is strongly recommended for all spectators outside the shed.
  • Alcohol, marijuana, and/or drugs, or using firearms under the influence of alcohol, marijuana and/or drugs, is strictly forbidden.
  • The Green flag is to be placed on the outside end of the building when there is a cease-fire in place. Rifles and shotguns are to be racked with the actions open. Handguns are to be unloaded with actions open, holstered or otherwise secured.
  • The Red flag is to be shown at the end of the building when the range has active shooting
  • No targets are to be placed over ground posts! USE CROSS SLATS ONLY!
  • Use only authorized targets. Steel targets are to be a minimum of 7 meters from the shooter.
  • Exploding reactive targets (i.e., Tannerite) are not permitted.
  • Only paper or steel target designated as such are authorized. No bottles, glass, plastic, electronic equipment etc.
  • Van Horn Range (Rifle) targets are not permitted more than 125 yards from the shooting shed or closer than 20 yards from the shooting shed.
  • Atherton Range (rimfire only) targets are not permitted more than 50 yards from the shooting shed and not closer than 15 yards from the shooting shed.
  • When two or more persons are shooting, one person must be designated the Range Safety Officer and their instructions are to be followed.
  • When a CEASE FIRE is called, shooters will immediately stop shooting, unload, and make their firearms safe.
  • When inside the firing area all firearms are to be pointed downrange in a safe direction.
  • After a misfire or hang-fire, the action must remain closed for a full 60 seconds with the muzzle pointed down range in a safe direction. Then the shooter may proceed to attempt to make the firearm safe. The muzzle must stay pointed in a safe direction until the firearm can be cleared.
The Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club reserves the right to refuse use of the range or have removed, any person, member or not, who is in contravention of these rules or behaves in a way that jeopardizes the safety, good name or enjoyment of this facility by other users.

For a copy of the club's constitution and by-laws or if you have any questions prior to completing the membership form, please contact us at admin@bvrg.ca

Questions before joining?
Please email us at admin@bvrg.ca

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