Outdoor Archery

1.  Five 28 - target PSAA and NFAA approved Field Courses.

2.  Outdoor practice area. (No Broadheads)

3.  Shooting area for the physically challenged.

4.  Broadhead targets within sandpit area only.

5.  Elevated shooting area with targets.

 

 

Additional Information

BROAD HEAD SHOOTING PERMITTED IN THE DESIGNATED OUTDOOR AREA ONLY

Shooting broad heads anywhere but the designated sandpit you will be subject to membership suspension and possible termination.

Outdoor Rifle & Pistol 

 

The Club offers three outdoor ranges:  7-, 15-25-, 50-, and 100yards, each with covered firing points. Right and left hand shooting benches are provided at each range.

1.  All ranges are open from 9:00 a.m. until one half hour before DUSK (as defined by the PGC Hunting time table) daily. These hours are strictly enforced. Please be considerate to our neighbors and adhere to these hours.

2.  All firearms must be loaded only at the firing line.

3.  NO MIDRANGE SHOOTING.

4.  All targets must be attached to the target boards provided.

5.  Attach targets only to the plywood, not to the target frameAttaching to the FRAMES is a Violation.

6.  PAPER TARGETS ONLY. The use of any other materials as targets is prohibited.

7.  NO CANS or GLASS BOTTLES MAY BE USED AS TARGETS. 

8.  NO SHOOTING AT OR ABOVE TARGET FRAMES.

9.  FULLY AUTOMATIC FIREARMS ARE PROHIBITED.

10.  NO SHOTGUN PATTERNING -- a separate patterning range next to the trap field is provided for this purpose.

11.  Before anyone moves forward of the firing line, unload firearm, open the action, and insure all other shooters have unloaded their firearms. No one is to handle a firearm while anyone is down range.

12.  When more than one person is using a range, a range officer shall be designated.

13.  Remove used targets when finished shooting. Pick up spent casings and deposit them in the containers provided.

14.  Sign in and out of the log books located on the 7-, 15-,25-, 50-, and 100yard outdoor ranges.

15.  All shooting must be done from the designated areas. Read and obey all posted instructions, rules and safety

warnings.

16.  Baffles on the ranges are installed for the safety of our neighbors downrange. Conduct all firing from behind the firing line.

17. 7 & 15 yard pistol ranges are for standing position shooting only.

 

MUZZLE LOADING RULES

1.  No smoking on the firing line or loading area.

2.  Prime or cap firearms on the firing line only.

3.  Flintlock Shooters must warn the person on the touch hole side of the firearm before discharging it.

4.  Keep muzzle pointed up when moving to the firing line.

5.  Observe all posted rules. Sign in and out in the log book.

Outdoor Shotgun Patterning 

 

1.  FOR USE WITH SHOTGUNS USING SHOT PELLETS ONLYNO SINGLE BALL, SLUGS, BUCKSHOT OR SABOT ROUNDS ARE PERMITTED.  

2.  Shotguns must be unloaded and action open at all areas other than on the shooting line.

3.  Point shotgun and discharge only down range.

4.  Do not advance past firing line until all other shooters are finished.

5.  Shotgun patterning is permitted only at the shotgun patterning range, NOWHERE ELSE.

6.  No tactical shooting allowed.

 

Additional Information

 

Outdoor Trap

 

1.  FOR USE WITH SHOTGUNS USING SHOT PELLETS ONLYNO SINGLE BALL, SLUGS, BUCKSHOT OR SABOT ROUNDS ARE PERMITTED.  

2.  Shotguns must be unloaded and action open at all areas other than on the shooting line.

3.  Point shotgun and discharge only down range.

4.  Do not advance past firing line until all other shooters are finished.

5.  The electric traps are available for use only during scheduled trap events.

6.  Must pick up all used shot gun shell's

 

Additional Information

Hand throwers may be used between or infront of green trap house blocks when a trap event is not in progress.  

NO SHOOTING BEHIND BLOCK HOUSES.

Mechanicsburg Sportsmen's Protective Association

493 Sample Bridge Road

Enola, PA 17025

 

MECHANICSBURG SPORTSMEN’S ASSOCIATION IS A PRIVATE FACILITY LIMITED TO MEMBERS ONLY & GUESTS OF CURRENT MEMBERS WITH A PAID GUEST PASS.    (EXCEPT FOR EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

MEMBERSHIP CARDS MUST BE DISPLAYED WHILE ON CLUB GROUNDS!

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OTHER THAN DURING OPEN EVENTS, MEMBERS WHO BRING NON-MEMBERS ONTO THE GROUNDS TO USE THE FACILITIES WITHOUT A GUEST PASS ARE SUBJECT TO A SUSPENSION OF CLUB MEMBERSHIP.