Events Calendar

The Directors of the North Peace Rod and Gun Club thanks the members of the club for their patience while we fill the range operator’s position — we are trying to keep the range open as often as possible while we work through the hiring process.

For the time being, we will be holding to our winter hours of being closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and open on the remaining days from 10 AM to 6 PM.

General Meetings are held on the last Monday of the Month September to June at 7 PM.

The shooting facilities at the North Peace Rod and Gun Club with be fully or partially closed on the following dates because of special events or caretaker holidays:

Dates Details Reason
May 25-26, 2019 Full Range PITA Trap Shoot
5 PM May 31 through June 1, 2019 Full Range 3-Gun
June 21-23, 2019 Full Range IPSC
July 6, 2019 Full Range Oilmen’s Trap Shoot
July 13-14, 2019 Full Range 3-Gun

 

Hours of Operation as of November 1, 2018:

Sunday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Monday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Also closed statutory holidays.

Yearly Hours of Operation

May 1 to Sept 30 Closed Wednesdays/MTTF 10AM-8PM/Weekends 9AM-7PM

October 1 to October 31 Closed Wednesdays/Every Other Day 9AM-7PM

November 1 to April 30 Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays/Every other Day 10AM-6PM

The NPRGC club is seeking a student to fill a Summer Labourer Position at the Dressler Memorial Range in Charlie Lake.  

Laborer, Dressler Memorial Range                       

May 27, 2019- August 30, 2019

40 hrs/week    Remuneration –  $15.00hr                                        

Working under the direct supervision of the Range Operator, the hired student employee will undertake all range maintenance and misc. tasks assigned, including grass cutting, painting, cleaning, Club house upkeep, signing in of members, range maintenance, moving of various range equipment, etc

Successful candidates will have: 

Student Gr. 11+ returning to school in September 2019, good interpersonal skills, ability to follow instructions, learn and work with tools and related equipment and machinery.  

HOW TO APPLY  

For more information, applicants can email a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to  vicepres@nprg.ca, or drop required documentation off at the Range office. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club and the BC Wildlife Federation would like to thank all our volunteers, sponsors, supporters and staff for making the 2019 BCWF Annual General Meeting here in Fort St. John such a great success.

A special thanks goes out to the BC Peace Country River Rats for their help with the spousal and kids program and with the club night.

Photo of listing BCWF AGM sponsors.

IDPA/3-Gun is cancelled tonight, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Monday, April 29, 2019 (Interviews for new range operator.) Sorry for the inconvenience.

A limited number of tickets are now available for the BC Wildlife Federation’s Awards and Gala Dinner held at the Pomeroy Hotel. Dance to follow the awards and short fundraiser — live music provided by Fort St. John’s popular Sweetwater Band.

Get your tickets at Backcountry or at the Gun Club.

There are also a limited number of tickets available for Fun Night at the Gun Club for $35 by calling the BC Wildlife Federation Office (1-888-881-2293). Fun night starts at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 10 with trap shooting followed by a BBQ dinner and some raffles for great prizes.

BCWF Gala Night 2019 Poster

Hope to see you there.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club has immediate openings for a Range Operator.  We are also interested in part time Range Operators to cover vacation, other leaves, and special events at the range facility in Charlie Lake.  

Successful applicants will have good communication and computer skills, basic repair & maintenance skills, be 19 years of age or older, and must have or be able to acquire a valid Firearms PAL/RPAL, ATV Safety, Tractor Safety and WHMIS.  “Food Safe” and “Serving it Right” tickets are assets and can be attained at a later date.  

Range Operators are responsible for upkeep of range and club facilities throughout the year and include tasks such as yard and range maintenance, register and orient club members, maintain range equipment, clubhouse scheduling, membership renewal, monitoring of summer student staff, special events, etc.  

For more information please contact Tyler Mikkelson, Club Vice-President at (250) 793-4080. Submit resumes via email at – vicepres@nprg.ca or mail to:

P.O. Box 6435, 

Fort St. John, BC, 

V1J 4H8. 

NOTES:

Full and Part time positions – (pay – $19+/hr).   This is not an overly strenuous position and would be suited to a semi-retired individual.  These positions could be compared to looking after a campsite or RV Park.

Photographs Courtesy of our range operator Mike Lahaye.

The Youth Program of the North Peace Rod and Gun Club hosted the inaugural 22 Rimfire Challenge competition on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Rimfire Challenge is also an introduction to Competition Shooting. 

There were 12 participants in total, including 4 adults and 8 youth of varying ages. Everyone had a good time and those that shot went away with a prize.

Photo of Fundraiser Setup

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club would like to thank all those who attended the 2019 fundraiser who generously made this year’s fundraiser one of the most successful ever. We would also like to thank our sponsors, donors, organizing committee and volunteers without whom the event wouldn’t even be possible. Please take a moment and open the attached files and recognize all those who made the event such a great success.

Donors and Sponsors

Organizing Committee and Volunteers

North Peace Rod and Gun Club

Youth Program Presents

An Introduction to Competitive Shooting

.22 RIMFIRE CHALLENGE

Photo of a Target

Open to all North Peace Rod & Gun Members and their families.

Age Categories: 12-17 and Adults 18 & up

Date: Saturday April 06 2019

Registration: 9:00-9:30 AM

Rules and Safety Briefing: 9:30 AM

Competition Starts at: 10:00 AM

Location: North Peace Rod and Gun Club 

Range: Will depend on the weather Indoor Range or Out Door Small Bore 

Equipment

Rifle: .22LR Semi-Auto Open Sights 5 mags preferable

Handgun:  .22LR Semi-Auto Open Sights 5 mags preferable

Ammunition: .22Cal LR Only (Supplied by North Peace Rod and Gun Club)

Refreshments: provided by the Club

Registration Required by contacting Directors Rick Ekkel 250-794-8532  rke.consulting@gmail.com or Gregg Nicoll gnicoll@shaw.ca, 250-271-0488

Cost: No cost to club members and their families

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