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 (.22 cal 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 (.22 cal 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 prohibited on all ranges 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

Shotgun Section
07 Dec 2022
10:00AM - 04:00PM
Archery Section
07 Dec 2022
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Rifle Night
08 Dec 2022
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Handgun Section Night
09 Dec 2022
04:00PM - 10:00PM
PPC Practice
09 Dec 2022
07:00PM - 08:30PM
AVSSC F-Class Smallbore Rifle Competition
10 Dec 2022
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Outdoor Archery Ranges Closed
11 Dec 2022
10:00AM - 02:30PM
Shotgun Section
11 Dec 2022
10:00AM - 04:00PM
Archery Section
11 Dec 2022
04:00PM - 10:00PM
Rifle Night
12 Dec 2022
04:00PM - 10:00PM