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Open Event! – Important Read Please

Open Event! – Important Read Please

National Range Day & Grand Reopening Celebration June 4! After having to continually postpone the public celebration of our amazing facility safety upgrades we can now confidently set June 4, 2022, for our open house, a community-wide celebration at our facility and a national event. These safety enhancements were made possible through the Community Initiatives Program Grant from the City combined with support from our Community Partners, all the volunteer efforts, our funds and future commitments to the community. We…

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Bench Rest League & Jr. Rifle

Bench Rest League & Jr. Rifle

INFORMATION SESSIONS for Bench Rest League This year (2022) the Bench Rest League starts its 21st season.We are holding two (2) information sessions for the league on Wednesday, May 11th andWednesday, May 18th at 7:00 pm. These will be informal question/answer sessions where one learns the equipment requirements, the course of action, and the benefits of bench rest league. Bring the gun you are interested in using for league and anything else that you think you might need. We will…

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LFGA Archery Events 2022

LFGA Archery Events 2022

The following dates include all known formal public events to be hosted by LFGA Archery and and Bowbenders Archery Club [This does not include school classes and pop/up events.] All events coordinated/hosted by an LFGA Range Marshall South Archery Range Only Youth 720 Rounds – Wednesdays 6.00 to 8.00 pm on the south range from May 4th to June 26th. [No Cost for Junior Archers 17 and under]Archers must have their own equipment.  Coordinator Jude Hooey North and South Archery Ranges 3D Archery – Youth to Adult Tuesdays from 6 to 9 pm. From May 3rd. to August 16th inclusive. [Cost…

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RANGE OFFICER CERTIFICATION COURSE

RANGE OFFICER CERTIFICATION COURSE

If you are not a Range Officer this is a course that is required to access the LFGA Shooting Sports Facility independently. REGISTER TO HOLD A SEAT BY:Emailing the following information toLFGA.Range.Operator@gmail.com First name:Last name:Membership #:ANDEMT the course fee of $35.00 to:LFGA.Range.Operator@gmail.com DATE: Saturday, April 30, 2023TIME 1:00 to 4:00 PMLOCATION: LFGA Shooting Sports Facility Classroom. Rick Blakeley, LFGA Volunteer Range Operator TEXT: 403-308-3541 LFGA.Range.Operator@gmail.com

LFGA Range Officer Certification Course.

LFGA Range Officer Certification Course.

Hello Folks, If you are already a LFGA Range Officer you don’t need to take this course but you can share this information with friends who would be interested. This course will be provided online using Zoom. IT Requirements: Computer with a decent screen size, camera, microphone. You may wish to add the Zoom application that you can get at zoom.us Membership Requirement:LFGA Range Membership number Cost: to complete your registration send $35.00 by EMT to: lfga.range.operator@gmail.com In the EMT…

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LFGA Range 2 Centre Fire – PARTIAL Opening

LFGA Range 2 Centre Fire – PARTIAL Opening

Hello Folks, I have determined that we can PARTIALLY open Range 2.  Please understand that you must respect the wishes of the people working on the range and follow their instructions. We have brought three benches over from Range 3 and 4 for temporary benches on Range 2.  These will be returned once the permanent benches are installed.  We will from time to time make requests for volunteers to assist with the bench installation etc.  Currently a group of construction volunteers are…

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3 Up Coming Courses – Reloading/Cleaning/Sighting In Rifle

3 Up Coming Courses – Reloading/Cleaning/Sighting In Rifle

Reloading Course February 26, 2022 9AM to 4PM Lethbridge Fish & Game Hut 1005 – 9th Avenue South DOUBLE VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND ANY OR ALL OF THESE COURSES Basic introduction to reloading for solid, removable bolt action centre fire rifles. Hands on course that includes: ​Setting up dies ​Cleaning and inspecting brass ​Resizing and trimming brass ​Deburring brass ​Cleaning primer pockets  ​Determining overall length of cartridge ​Introduction to powders and primers​ ​Proper measuring of powder ​Quick overview of bullets​ ​Basic understanding…

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LFGA Firearm Donation

LFGA Firearm Donation

Lethbridge South – Canadian Tire,  Winchester and Browning have just delivered some high-end wonderful firearms for our purposes. Through the contributions of our volunteers, corporate partners and donors the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association is able to provide our community with programs and projects that make it so that people in Southern Alberta can enjoy the outdoors now and into the future.  The Lethbridge South Canadian Tire store has generously supported our community consistently with discounts and donations over the…

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LFGA Volunteers in Action – Wildlife

LFGA Volunteers in Action – Wildlife

Hello Folks,  LFGA through our great volunteers completed many projects. Here is a picture of Fred Watmough and Frank Pawlak releasing pheasants. Vic Stasiuk and I have also worked on this Alberta Conservation Association project.  Along with 4H clubs we are also providing funds to release hens during the mating season. Our hope is that there will be many of these beautiful birds being born in the wild for our children to enjoy.  Proceeds from the hunters licenses provide Alberta Conservation…

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Range 2 Update

Range 2 Update

Hello folks,  Range 2, our center fire range is going to be open this weekend.  and we will still work towards keeping it open after 4:00 PM during the week and weekends except while we have equipment working to make it so you can sight in your hunting rifles.  The work 2 filling the huge pit between the 100 yard and 200 yard target lines on Range 2 is almost finished and if the weather cooperates we will have the…

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