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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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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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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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LFGA Range Update

LFGA Range Update

Hello Folks, I hope our meat hunters had a good harvest.  Range 2 Construction… Madeline Balla, our volunteer Treasurer is acting on our behalf as our project manager for this construction. She reports that Range 2 will be closed as of this Wednesday December 1 so our contractor, Southwest Design & Construction Ltd. can complete the construction of the new building. It will be wider, longer and taller.     All the earth work is finished thanks to all the volunteers who looked after the…

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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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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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