Annapolis Valley

SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB

Ranges



The Annapolis Valley Shooting Sports Club and it's shooting ranges are located approximately one hour from Halifax and minutes from New Minas at 377 White Rock Road, Canaan, Nova Scotia. The clubhouse, 7 CFO approved firearms ranges and several archery ranges sit on over 225 acres of land.

Driving Directions:
  • Take exit 12 on Highway 101, turn South (away from the Irving Big Stop),
  • Take the next left on Highbury School Rd, and follow it to the stop sign.
  • Turn right on White Rock Rd. Drive approximately 0.7 km and the club entrance will be on your right.

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RangeLengthDisciplinesDetails
1 18m Archery, Handgun and Rifle (Rimfire only) Indoor range with in-floor heating and ventilation system. The state of the art ventilation system has the ability to perform 6.46 – 10.4 air changes per hour (ACH), more then doubling the required minimum of 3.24 ACH.
2 100m >Rifle and Shotgun (Slugs only) Outdoor range with covered shooting area.
3 25m Handgun & Rifle (Rimfire only) Outdoor range with covered shooting area and metal silhouettes.
4 N/A Shotgun Outdoor skeet field with skeet thrower. Maximum shot size 7 1/2.
5 N/A Shotgun Outdoor skeet field with skeet thrower. Maximum shot size 7 1/2.
6 N/A Shotgun Outdoor trap and patterning range. Manual trap machine for trap shooting outside section hours. Maximum shot size 7 1/2.
7 50m Archery, Black Powder, Cowboy Action Outdoor range with covered shooting area. Primitive Ignition Black Powder Firearms and CASS Cowboy Action Firearms with Reduced loads only.
8 90m Archery Outdoor archery range.

NOTE: Exploding targets, steel core and steel jacketed ammunition are not approved for use on any range at the Annapolis Valley Shooting Sports Club.


Range Hours

The clubhouse, indoor range and archery ranges are available 24/7. Outdoor firearm ranges are available:

Monday to Friday – 8:00am to sunset but no later then 8:00pm
Saturday to Sunday – 9:00am to sunset but no later then 8:00pm

*Always check the Calendar for scheduled practices and events.

Upcoming Events

Rifle Night
29 Jul 2021
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Handgun Section Night
30 Jul 2021
04:00PM - 10:00PM
PPC Practice
30 Jul 2021
06:00PM - 10:00PM
Outdoor Archery Ranges Closed
01 Aug 2021
08:00AM - 02:30PM
Memorial Shoot
01 Aug 2021
08:00AM - 04:00PM
Archery Section
01 Aug 2021
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Rifle Night
02 Aug 2021
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Handgun Section Night
03 Aug 2021
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Shotgun Section
04 Aug 2021
10:00AM - 04:00PM
Archery Section
04 Aug 2021
04:00PM - 10:00PM