Frequently asked questions

  THINGS ALL MEMBERS SHOULD KNOW (Oct. 2016)
 ADDRESS: PO BOX 283, BATHURST, NB, E2A 3Z2

 EMAIL:  info@clubdetirchaleur.com
OFFICIAL WEB SITE WWW.CHALEURSHOOTINGCLUB.COM

Membership rates are as follow:

Regular January to April $60
Late regular May to December $70
Senior (must be 65 or older by January 1st) $45
Spouse $30
Junior/Child $20

Membership can be paid via Paypal or credit card on our website, at annual meeting or by mail at:
 Club de Tir Chaleur Inc. PO box 283, Bathurst, NB, E2A 3Z2.
All checks or money orders must be made to Club de Tir Chaleur Shooting Club Inc.
Application forms NEED TO BE FILLED OUT EACH YEAR when applying for club membership.
Memberships are for the current years ONLY.
Our regular yearly meeting will be on the 2nd Sunday of January for the following year at 1:30pm at the Atlantic Host, Bathurst, nb.   Note notice via web site or e-mail only, none by regular mail letter  
  1. Our range is supplied free of charge courtesy of Mr. Richard Losier, President of St. Isidore Asphalte Ltee. Please respect their property by keeping it clean and do not remove any of the crushed rock stockpile. Remember it is because of St Isidore Asphalte Ltee that we have we have a centrally located shooting range to use in our area.
  2. Adult Members must be 18 years of age, possess a valid PAL and pre apply for membership every year by sending in their application form. See web site under “MEMBERSHIP”.
  3. For their first time at the shooting range, NEW members must be accompanied by a Range Safety Officer (RSO) to receive their safety induction training.
  4. EVERYONE must sign in to the LOG BOOK and include their name and membership # number.
  5. Membership cards must be visible at all times at the range.
  6. Members are responsible for their guest's actions.  Mermbers MUST READ the posted SAFETY RULES to their guest.
  7. For safety reasons, Members can have ONLY ONE (1) guest a maximum of 2 times per month.  Guest must sign the log book.
  8. Members must pick up their brass, steel and return used targets to their home.
  9. Keep gate closed but not locked (for emergencies) when the range is in use by members.
  10. Last person to leave range must lock the gate, lock the 2 locks together, so one of the 2 locks can open gate, (permits access to St-Isidore Asphalte, land owner).
  11. The hours you can use the range follows legal hunting time 7 days a week.
  12. When the range is reserved for groups, you cannot use or access the range. You can check the status/availability of the range on our website under HOME / calendar of the first page of our website. IF a sign is posted at the gate stating RANGE CLOSED/FERMER, you cannot enter. Check website calendar prior to going to the range.
  13. Your membership card is your transport permit.
  14. Behind your card is a different gate lock number for every new year. It is confidential.
  15. All questions must be sent to info@clubdetirchaleur.com and not by phone.
  16. All members must read, understand and follow all rules at all time. Rules are posted at range and on our website. The most important rules are: 1) DO NOT ENTER RED SHOOTING AREA IF PEOPLE ARE DOWN RANGE CHANGING TARGETS, 2) YOU MAY ONLY uncase YOUR FIREARM INSIDE THE RED SHOOTING AREA, 3) FIREARM SHOULD BE POINTED DOWN RANGE, UNLOADED, ACTION OPEN until you are ready to shoot.
  17. Ear protection is recommended and we try to keep free disposable ones at firing line at all times but it is not guaranteed. So we recommend you to bring some with you.
  18. The road is not opened to the range in the winter
  19. We will have a new safety system in place called the green card system.
Steps of green card system effective May 09, 2015:
  1. Range Safety Officers (RSO) will take everybody present at the range at any time and explain all rules and give examples of why every rule is there to make everybody safe.
  2. Members and visitors will be given a green card free to wear visible at all time when at the range. This card will say: I’ve been explained, understand and will follow all rules at all time. This card will have no expiry.
  3. The member that always go to the range when he his alone, will never be affected by the geen card system.
  4. If a member is caught not following a rule, he will have to correct his actions immediately. If the member does not cooperate, his name will be send to the executive as a strike one and be out of range for one month.
  5. If a member receives as per above a second strike, he will be out of the range for a period of one year.
  6. If a member receives as per above a third strike, he will be out of the range for a period of five years.
REMEMBER
  1. 1st person in, unlock gate, change yellow sign to RANGE IN USE, put up red FLAG
  2. SIGN IN LOG BOOK
  3. DO NOT ENTER RED SHOOTING AREA IF PEOPLE ARE DOWNRANGE CHANGING TARGETS
  4. YOU MAY ONLY uncase YOUR FIREARM INSIDE THE RED SHOOTING AREA
  5. FIREARM SHOULD BE POINTED DOWN RANGE, UNLOADED, ACTION OPEN until you are ready to shoot
  6. USE PROPER TARGET HEIGHT, SHOOT ONLY YOUR TARGET, DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF YOUR SHOOTING STATION
  7. WHEN DONE verify firearm safe and case your firearm BEFORE leaving red zone
  8. Last person out, change flag to GREEN, change yellow sign to RANGE NOT USE and lock the gate ( KEEPING BOTH PADLOCKS LOOKED TOGETHER)