Frequently asked questions

THINGS ALL MEMBERS SHOULD KNOW (Dec. 8,2020)
 ADDRESS: PO BOX 20059 RPO Plaza, 
BATHURST, NB, E2A 4V7
 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  

The Club was re-incorporated in December of 2015 as the CLUB DE TIR CHALEUR SHOOTING CLUB INC.  Our Mission Statement is to meet and exceed all government regulations and firearm safety protocols. The shooting range presently offers a 25m pistol range and a 100m rifle range. The shooting range is open 7 days a week from sun up to sun down. The range is open in winter months but the access road is not maintained

2020 MEMBERSHIP RATES are: membership rates are $75.00 for regular members,

$50.00 for seniors (age 65 by jan 1st)  or $50.00 for young adults (18 to 22 years old)

 Memberships are for the current year only from Jan. 1 to Dec 31

 Members must be at least 18 years of age and  have a valid firearms permit ( PAL) and pre-approved for joining which requires a VALID Hunter safety firearms training course   see web site link below https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.5215.html

 Members must fill out a membership application for each and every year to keep their documentation current ( name, address, pal status, contacts) . By law we are required to keep membership documentation and shooting logs for six (6) years.

 Your club membership card is your firearms TRANSPORTATION PERMIT which allows you to transport a firearm from your residence to a shooting range, gun smith, sports store.  Members with restricted firearms are reported to the CFO for the restricted firearms permit which is your restricted RPAL card plus your club membership card.

 New members Must undergo a Safety Induction course with a club RSO prior to using the range. It is a federal Requirement.  Appx. 30 minutes tare required to explain our club safety procedures which is referred to as the `green card safety system`.  The card has no expiry date. The club charges $10.00 to pay transportation cost for a club RSO to give the induction but the new member can chose the time and date of the course

 Our regular yearly AGM meeting will be on the 1st Sunday of December at the Raoul Charest community room, 985 rue Principale, Beresford at 1:30pm. You must a valid  membership card for the current year to attend.

. 2019 CFO RULES & POLICIES      ( NEW updated Oct 13., 2019)

  Steel targets must be approved by the CFO

 Eye & ear  protection is mandatory 

 CLUB POLICIES  

 Pistol Steel targets may only be used if no other members are present

 All used field brass belongs to the club. You may only keep your own fired brass

Discipline policy

A member can be disciplined by a suspension or even life time suspension from the club for behaviour detrimental to the club. This includes safety violations, behavioural issues, theft, vandalism and harassment either written or spoken and any other issues deemed detrimental to the club.

The matter will be dealt with by the Elected Directors; their decision must be unanimous by all (4) elected board directors to discipline a member. The results will be kept confidential unless the offending member deems it otherwise.

 
Covid-19 rules for 2021

Membership cards must be visible at all times. NO VISITORS or GUESTS except

Immediate Family Bubble ONLY

Members may have Immediate Family   as guests ONLY if they reside at the same address or are directly related to the member (children, parents, brothers, sisters).  Only the club members firearms may be used (transportation permit is only valid for club member)    

 Main gate must remain closed at all times.

EVERY ONE MUST SIGN THE LOG BOOK ( Covid-19 tracing) , failure to do so will result in the immediate termination of your membership,

Maintain Social distancing of 6 ft at all times, if not possible, WEAR a MASK

Maximum of 8 persons on the rifle range, 4 persons on the pistol range

No organised shooting events for 2021

The doors to the shooting buildings will be removed for the 2021

LAST PERSON TO LEAVE THE SITE MUST INSURE THE GATE IS CLOSED & LOCKED