2023 MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY
You must hold an annual membership to access and use our facilities. There are no day passes or prorated memberships available.
Refer to the CSSA membership banner on the left side of the home page and click the membership tab this will take you to the membership page. There is a button under the heading Where Can I Access Membership Login?
You can use your mobile device to renew or apply for membership. Instructions provided on the website and membership guide can reference for example the left side of home page to access the events calendar which may be only visible for users of desktop computers. Navigation features of mobile devices such as cell phones or I-pads will be different – you must know how to use your device to navigate the website.
If you have problems with your application please contact Candace by email firstname.lastname@example.org She is checking emails multiple times during the day Monday through Friday.
RANGE SAFETY RULES AND MEMBER ORIENTATION
All members and guests of members must follow the current range rules and regulations while using any of our ranges. Members are responsible for the conduct and actions of their guests.
Members are required to always handle and operate their firearms in a safe manner as a Range Safety Officer (RSO) may not be on site at the time you are using the range.
Range rules are available at multiple locations for review:
- On the website click the CSSA Membership banner left side of the home page
- In the clubhouse – copy on the desk.
- On the firing line at the outdoor range – relevant sections are posted
OUTDOOR RANGE – OPEN
Outdoor range is open to members and guests of members year round with the exception of scheduled days for maintenance and or police training . Please limit your shooting time if the range is busy. Reminder to always check the events calendar before you head to the outdoor range.
Click the Facilities tab located on the left side of the home page to view our range facilities and access additional information specific to each range. You can view our ranges from your computer or mobile device.
Action Pistol, skeet and trap ranges are open only during scheduled times as a Camrose Shooting Sports Association approved Range Safety Officer (RSO) must be present while these ranges are in use. Check the events calendar for dates.
Outdoor ranges are not open to the public, you must hold an annual membership to access and use our facilities. Exception is a guest can accompany a member to gain range access for a limited number of visits. Click on the CSSA Membership banner located on the left side of the home page for more info regarding guest fees.
INDOOR RANGE – CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER
Indoor range located at 4516 – 54 Street Camrose is open each Wednesday night for rimfire rifle/pistol and centerfire pistol practice, 7:00pm to 10:00pm.
The indoor range will reopen Wednesday October 5 at 7:00pm range and will be closed for the summer starting Wednesday May 3, 2023. Indoor range will reopen fall of 2023 dates will be posted September 2023.
Couple of items to note regarding the indoor range.
We are very fortunate to reach an agreement with the City of Camrose to have the indoor range remain as a stand alone structure.
The City of Camrose has permanently disconnected the water and sewer services to the indoor range. Closest washroom facilities are located at the nearby field house availability is subject to prevailing Alberta Health Services Guidelines.
ARCHERY – INDOOR RANGE CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER
Archery at the the indoor range starts Monday November X at 7:00pm see either Mark or Merlin at the indoor range located at 4516 – 54 Street Camrose.
Archery at outdoor range open year round excluding scheduled range closures.
OUTDOOR RANGE FACILITIES & OPERATING HOURS
Access the Facilities banner on the left side of the home page to view our range facilities and scheduled shooting times. Suggest you always view the events calendar located within the About the CSSA banner located on the left side of the home page before heading out to the outdoor range for operating hours and scheduled closures.
Monday to Saturday 8:00am to dusk, no later than 10:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to dusk no later than 10:00pm
Our ranges are certified by CFO/RCMP. Current certification is good to December 31 2023. Outdoor rifle range is approved for both rifle and handgun. Additional information listed in each specific range type – left side of home page – Facilities banner.
FIREARMS AND TARGETS
Members must provide their own legally owned firearms, ammunition and paper targets we are not setup to rent firearms or sell ammunition and or targets. Exception skeet and trap ranges use club supplied targets at $5.00 per round (a round is 25 clay targets). Members must use paper targets only or may use club installed steel gongs at various distances on the range. Leave your exploding targets, metal swingers, bouncing ground targets etc. at home as these are prohibited from being used on our facilities.
Members of law enforcement, military and security agencies are not allowed to bring any service firearms which are currently prohibited from use by the general Canadian public while shooting as a member of CSSA. Leave your AR-15 at work as its not allowed on our range as you are shooting as a civilian under our membership. Exception is a when your agency has rented our ranges for firearms qualification of it’s members. Individual self practice or unscheduled group practice by law enforcement, military or security agency members is not an exemption to this rule either.
Ammunition loaded with lead or jacketed lead bullets (most common in North America) is acceptable.
Maximum caliber size allowed on our rifle range per RCMP/CFO is 338 Lapua.
Most military surplus ammunition either rifle or pistol from China or the former Soviet Union and its former satellite states including but not limited to Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine etc. use ammunition with steel penetrator cores in the bullet construction. Use of this ammunition is prohibited at our range.
Shotgun slugs are allowed on the rifle range. Buckshot and or lead or steel shot hunting or target loads are prohibited from being used on the rifle and pistol ranges. See the guys on Sundays 1:00 pm at the skeet range if you want to shoot clay targets – check the events calendar for scheduled shooting dates at the shotgun ranges.
Skeet and trap ranges shots require shells loaded with lead shot no larger that size #7 1/2 is allowed.
OUTDOOR RANGE ADDRESS
Outdoor range is located at the junction of Township Road 463 and Range Road 203 Camrose.
Legal land location SE-21-046-20-4 Camrose Alberta.