Frequently Asked Questions
How can I try a different shooting disciplines that I don’t normally participate in?
Contact the section chair of the discipline that you are interested in. You can contact section chairs by using the Contact Us form.
How do I complete my probationary period?
Probationary members must attend an orientation session and complete at least four training sessions to learn and demonstrate safe shooting practices. After the end of each session your probationary card must be signed by the instructor. While on probation please the list provided to you in your welcome package to contact authorized instructors.
What are the range hours?
The outdoor firearm ranges are available Monday to Friday – 8:00am to sunset but no later then 8:00pm and Saturday to Sunday – 9:00am to sunset but no later then 8:00pm. The club house, indoor range and archery ranges are available 7 days a week 24 hours a day.
Where do I leave garbage or waste?
Please remove all garbage including targets and other waste from the club house and all ranges when you leave the AVSSC.
Education, Training and Saftey
Where can I complete my Hunters Education Course to obtain my Nova Scotia Wildlife Resource Card?
The Hunter Education Course can now be completed Online.
Where can I register for Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) and/or the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC)?
See the Canadian Firearms Safety Courses Online Registration website.
Laws, Permits and Regulations
Where can I find up to date information regarding firearms laws and regulations?
The Canadian Firearms Program website is an excellent resource for getting up to date information on firearms laws and regulations. When in doubt contact the Canadian Firearms Program or Chief Firearms Officer.