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Shotgun Range

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The Shotgun Venue has 4 combination Trap & Skeet fields, as well as a grid featuring 14 machines which emulates sporting clays.  Our Sporting Clays Course has 10 permanent and 2 temporary stations, with 3 traps per station.

The shotgun facility also has a full service kitchen operated by volunteers who prepare and serve delicious lunches. Lunches are served on Thursday & Sunday from 11:30 to 1:00. All members of the Courtenay Fish & Game are welcome to drop by for a lunch. 

Come out and give it a try!  If new to shooting, we will give you a tour of the facility;loan you a shotgun & give you instructions on hitting clay targets!

Weekly Recreational  Shooting

Hours of operation:

Thursday and Sunday -    10 AM to 2:00 PM

First Saturday of each month - Sporting Clays

We offer FREE instruction to beginners: Youth aged 12 and over or anyone who would like a refresher to get back into the sport.

When not conflicting with other club's sporting clays days, practice on our clays course will be offered. Watch for month-by-month notification via club Emails 

Group shoots by arrangement only
Contact Mike Graham at (250) 338-1345 or
the Shotgun Venue at (250) 338-0632

Prices for Recreational Shooting

Single Rounds:             Trap / skeet                  $5.00 per round

                                   5 stand / grid                $5.50 per round

                                   Sporting clays             $12.00 per round (50 targets)

Punch Card:                 Trap/ skeet                 $45.00 for 10 rounds

                                   5 stand/ grid                $50.00 for 10 rounds

                                   Sporting Clays             $60.00 per card

Ammunition is available at the desk.               12 and 20 gauges        $9.00 per box

                                                                   28 gauge and .410     $12.00 per box


  • During the year a number of competitive shoots are scheduled at our facility.

  • For trap competitions, we are affiliated with the Pacific International Trapshooting Association (PITA) and the Vancouver Island Shooters League (VISL)

  • For skeet competitions, we are affiliated with the National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA) and the Island Skeet Association (ISA).

  • For sporting clays and 5 stand we are affiliated with the National Sporting Clays Association  (NSCA) and the Vancouver Island Sporting Clays (VISC).

  • Scores for sporting clays events count towards scores for VISC.

For more information, please contact Mike Graham at (250) 338-1345 or the Shotgun Venue at (250) 338-0632


Regular shooting:  10 am to 2 pm Thursday and Sunday.

During competition shoots recreational trap, skeet and grid are available on a limited basis.

Click here for a full 2018 schedule