VWF Outdoor Range

Facts, Features & Events

About the Range

* The range accomodates pistol, rifle, trap and archery shooting.

* The range has 6 gun ranges - a 10 yard range for pistol shooting and 25, 50, 100, 200 and 300 yard ranges for rifle shooting.

* The range has a regulation trap layout for the shotgun enthusiasts.

* Sheds shelter all of the rifle shooting stalls/firing lines except for the 300 yard range.

* A staggered berm arrangement is utilized to backstop the rifle ranges.

* In order to use the range as a participant or spectator you must have a valid VWF membership!

VWF Range Location

VWF Range Info:

Pistol Shooting

Pistol shooting has concluded for 2022.
As soon as information for 2023 is available it will be posted!

> The shooting session will be an instructional and a shooting practice type activity. The instructional portions will include such things as: proper holding/handling of the handgun, proper firing stance, aiming techniques, development of your sighting, proper method of sighting your handgun on the target, control of breathing, control of finger and trigger moment, and firing of the gun.

> there will be occasional competitive sessions mixed in with the practice and  instructional sessions at the instructor discretion.

> All non club sponsored range activity will cease and the rifle ranges and the trap shooting field will close on Thursdays at 6:30 pm starting on Xxx x, 202x. This procedure  will continue until the end of September when sponsored pistol shooting ends for the season.

>In order to participate in the pistol shooting you must have a VWF membership.

>All of the VWF Range Rules and Regulations MUST be followed at all times.

> You are responsible for bringing all of your own supplies such as: gun, ammunition, targets, protective equipment, drinking water and bug spray.

Trap Shooting

Trap shooting has concluded for 2022.
As soon as information for 2023 is available it will be posted!

> All pistol and rifle shooting will cease at xx:xx pm and those ranges will close on Xxxxx starting on Xxx x, 202x until it becomes too cold to hold trap events.

>In order to participate in the trap shooting you must have a VWF membership.

>All of the VWF Range Rules and Regulations MUST be followed at all times.

>Trap set up times are 30 minutes thus ranges will close at 6:30 pm during the summer trap shoot sessions and at 12:30 pm during the fall trap shoot sessions.

> Normally Wednesday evenings during the summer months
> $6 per round
> $11 per box of shells - 2 3/4 inch target load
> punch cards are available
> 20 gauge shotguns available
> switches to Sunday afternoon in the fall due to shorter days
> Beginners welcome!
> Daylight and weather permitting
> Bring drinking water and bug spray
> punch card valid for current year only

Range FAQ's

Yes! We encourage everyone interested in conservation, hunting, fishing, archery and wildlife education to purchase a VWF membership - this club is active in this community and provides youth education events and training programs such as sponsorships to Narrow Lake Camp and youth archery/coaching events. We are also affiliated with the Alberta Fish and Game Association (AFGA), so part of your purchase goes directly to protection and stewardship of our lands. We have for purchase both regular memberships and range memberships (see membership page for more details). We sell a limited amount of Range key memberships each year and you must have a key to shoot on the outdoor range during a non VWF sponsored event. Range restrictions will apply and be aware of firing lines.

YES! It is the law and the range rules to sign in and put the red flag up BEFORE you start shooting.

No - please do not drive on the range!

Identify the range officer and introduce yourself. Follow all range rules and range officer directions.

If the flag is up it means someone else is engaged in shooting process. They could be on the firing line or down range checking targets. Check with the other shooters and identify the range officer before proceeding to set up your position.

No! You must be a member to be on the range.

Yes! We shoot Wednesdays for most of the summer and switch to Sundays later in the fall to be shooting during daylight hours.

The VWF Archery program has been restarted. Archery classes are taking place on wednesday evenings at the VWF clubhouse in downtown Vegreville! Call Jamie Lowes @ (780) 208-7900 for more information.

No! The range is bordered on the north side by a large creek and muskeg, a farm to the east side and the golfcourse on the south side.

10, 25, 50, 100, 200 and 300 yard ranges, a regulation trap layout and archery.

We have staggered berms for rifle and archery.

The rifle ranges can be used simultaneously. The rifle ranges cannot be used when trap shooting is in progress and vica-sersa, only one layout can be used at a time.

 For local PAL Firearms Safety Courses please
contact VegMin at (780) 632-7920 or arusnak@telusplanet.net

We are in the process of getting a thursday night pistol group together at this time. The first session will be June 9, 2022. For more information contact us at vegrevillewildlife@gmail.com or call Jon Borstel @ 780 632-9906.

VWF Range Pictures

The range shooting and firing line shelters.

The 100, 200 and 300 yard target areas and berms.

10 yard pistol stall

Range aerial photo