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Need help sighting in your rifle? Preparation is the key to safe and successful hunting!

Need help sighting in your rifle? Preparation is the key to safe and successful hunting!

Join our annual Sight In Clinic on September 17, 2022, experienced volunteers will be on hand to assist with any issues or questions you may have. The second date is October 15, 2022 Targets are provided.  This event is open to only members and non-members that require actual help in sighting in as benches are limited. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Lethbridge Fish and Game Shooting Sports Facility. If you have any questions about the Sight In Clinic…

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LFGA Facility Upgrades

LFGA Facility Upgrades

Hello Folks Today we started a project to replace all the electrical and network infrastructure within our facility. Trenching will go from the extreme North to the extreme South as we replace the electrical and install fibre optic networks. We hope this will be done with a minimal disruption to your use of the individual ranges. There will be large machines working and open trenches so beware when you are using the facility. Please keep close supervision if you bring…

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Volunteers Still Needed! Sat. June 4th

Volunteers Still Needed! Sat. June 4th

More VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for this Sat June 4th National Range Day & Grand Re-Opening! This is a Big Event and we need more volunteers for general duties and working the entrance Visitor Co-ordination. Range Officers are needed for .22 Rimfire on Range 3 and for Shotgun sports on Range 6. We have event setup happening Friday night and Sat. morning. We are asking volunteers to start at 8:00 ~ 8:30 Sat. morning with the public programs running 10:00 ~ 4:00….

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Range Officer Course May 28

Range Officer Course May 28

Hello Folks: If you are already a Range Officer you do NOT need to take this course BUT please pass this message on to someone who may be interested in joining LFGA and becoming a Range Officer.   RANGE OFFICER COURSE Saturday May 28, 2021 1:00 PM  LOCATION:  Range Classroom Wait at the gate – text Rick 403-308-3541 REGISTER in advance for this meeting by emailing: LFGA.Range.Operator@gmail.com AND provide the following information: FIRST NAME: LAST NAME: PHONE NUMBER: MEMBER NUMBER: COST: …

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New Regulations Affect All Firearm Owners!

New Regulations Affect All Firearm Owners!

ATTENTION ALL FIREARM OWNERS! Regulations from Bill C71 have come into effect – they effect ALL FIREARM OWNERS & BUSINESSES! – summary by Canadian Sport Shooters Association New regulations from Bill C71 came into effect on May 18, 2022, require licensed firearm sellers to verify the buyer’s Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) and obtain permission from the RCMP Canadian Firearms Centre (CFC) before transferring one or more Non-Restricted firearms to the buyer. As of May 18th, 2022, the Seller of…

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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