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An Important Message From our President

An Important Message From our President

Hello FolksWe have been asked by the City to limit people entering our range facility to the Ward Bros Construction people and myself. I am limited to presence at the range office only. The rationale was OHS. Please respect this requirement.  This means that Scott will no longer be able to provide the types of multimedia reports of progress and we will not be able to complete our tasks preparing the range for the eventual opening. I am challenging their…

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Easter Update (Shooting Sport Facility)

Easter Update (Shooting Sport Facility)

Hi Folks,THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! I appreciate all of your emails and comments. They show that you really are passionate members of our shooting community. CONSTRUCTION UPDATEConstruction seems to be taking two steps forward and then three steps backward but today I had some GREAT NEWS…. The people erecting the air baffles will be working overtime and weekends to hurry the job.  We may be taking four steps forward soon. . WHAT A WONDERFUL NEW LFGA COMMUNITY PARTNER — Mc NALLY CONTRACTORS LTD.— PROVIDING AND HAULING SOIL FOR…

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Important Notice Regarding Facility Use.

Important Notice Regarding Facility Use.

From our Volunteer Range Operator and President, Rick Blakeley Dear Members, We have been attempting to gain access to ranges 1, 6 and 7 however due to occupational health and safety concerns this will not happen. Many of you were diligent and sent in the revised access agreement and that shows me how important access to the range is to you however in the interest of getting the construction completed without complications the City has required us to completely curtail…

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Range Update

Range Update

LFGA Shooting Sports Facility Status Report – Monday March 1, 2021 Construction Project Background:Thank you very much for your patience as we complete this 1.7 million dollar construction project. This has been a crazy year to complete this important construction and we understand your frustrations. Please remember that Allan, Tom and I have been working on getting CIP grant funding to relocate or improve range safety since 2012. We are volunteers who have done our best to represent your best…

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IMPORTANT POLL on Banning Handguns

IMPORTANT POLL on Banning Handguns

IMPORTANT!! Local poll asking if Lethbridge should ban handguns! The LFGA and sister organizations represent thousands of safe legal sport-shooters in Lethbridge and area. This recent legislation by the government is not about stopping criminal activity and violence, it is aimed squarely at law abiding citizen’s property rights and private gun ownership. Banning handguns would NOT in any way decrease violence – handgun ownership is already heavily regulated and lawful owners undergo a rigorous application process, testing and DAILY checks…

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Exciting 1.7 Million Dollar Facility Upgrade to start Nov. 2, 2020!

Exciting 1.7 Million Dollar Facility Upgrade to start Nov. 2, 2020!

The LFGA Shooting Sports Facility is undergoing significant renovations to the ranges to provide safety advantages to both users and the surrounding community. This project will allow the Lethbridge Fish & Game Shooting Sports Facility to maintain the highest safety standards available now and moving forward for years to come. The main focus of this comprehensive upgrade is adding additional aerial baffles, ground baffles, and improved projectile backstops. These features have been designed to provide the best possible shooting experience…

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Sight In Clinic

Sight In Clinic

Need help sighting in your rifle? Preparation is the key to safe and successful hunting! Join our annual Sight In Clinic on September 19th or October 10th, 2020, experienced volunteers will be on hand to assist with any issues or questions you may have. Targets are provided.  This event is open to members and non-members. 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 please…

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Huge Help Needed to Finish a Project at our facility!

Huge Help Needed to Finish a Project at our facility!

Hello Folks, This has been a very busy summer For the LFGA Shooting Sports Facility even with the COVID restrictions. We have been working on a new range for quite some time but we have reached an impasse and we require some heavy equipment to complete Range 8 which will be home to our action shooters and first responder training. This will be a great addition for our shooting community. A huge thank you goes to Scott Meeks (CCK Snow…

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Range Officer Course Aug. 29

Range Officer Course Aug. 29

Now is your chance to become a Range Officer! Saturday, Aug 29th, 2020 is the next range officer course. Only 14 spots available! To register email lfga.range.operator@gmail.com  Where: LFGA Shooting Sports Facility (AKA the range) When: Arrive just before 1:00 pm. What to Bring: 1. Your 2020 LFGA membership card 2. $30 3. A pen. RANGE ADDRESS – 128 Riverbottom, Peenaquim Park, Part of 12-9-22. This course is usually finished in three hours. If you have any questions please contact Rick Blakeley at lfga.range.operator@gmail.com