Frequently asked questions

  THINGS ALL MEMBERS SHOULD KNOW (Nov. 2017)
 ADDRESS: PO BOX 283, BATHURST, NB, E2A 3Z2

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

Directions to the shooting range from Bathurst, Vanier Blvd / Hwy 11
1. Head North on highway 11 for 23Km to EXIT 333 Madran, Pointe Verte
2. Turn left, go over bypass 600m to the "T" intersection, Chemin de la Pépinière
3. Turn right on Chemin de la Pépinière, 2.1Km to Range Gate on the left (last 300m is on a dirt road)
Main Gate GPS NAD83 ZONE 20T, 228135,5301174

Land use is courtesy of St. Isidore Asphalt

Membership rates are as follow:

Early Regular Membership 2018 January to May $60.00 / year
Late Regular Membership 2018 April to December $70.00 / year
Unlimited Visits by IMMEDIATE FAMILY, (SPOUSE and CHILDREN under 18 years)
PLUS Allowed 1 shooting guest twice per month
Old Age Membership (must be 65 years old by Jan 1st) $45.00/year
Old Age members Allowed 1 shooting guest twice per month
Student Aged Membership ( 18 to 22 years old with PAL ) $45.00/year
Student Aged members Allowed 1 shooting guest twice per month

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You can purchase your membership cards the following 3 ways:

Cash, PayPal or Check (checks payable to CLUB DE TIR CHALEUR SHOOTING CLUB Inc.

  1. At our yearly meeting held the 2nd Sunday of January, 2:00pm at the Atlantic Host
  2. By sending your payment through regular mail at:

        Club de Tir Chaleur Shooting Club Inc.
        P.O. Box 283
        Bathurst, NB
        E2A 3Z2
  3. From our Web site use the secure paypal option. Log On for Pay Pal Account OR CHOOSE Pay with Debit Or Credit Card

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. cost is $10.00 cash to pay transportation costs of a club Range Safety Officer.
  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.  Members 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. The road is not opened to the range in the winter
  20. We have a new safety system in place called the green card system.
Steps of green card system effective Nov, 21, 2017:
  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. If a member is caught not following a rule, he will have to correct his actions immediately. If the member does not cooperate, his privileges will be suspended and/or membership terminated.
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)