Facility Series: Gun Club

May 29, 2020

Written By Victoria Dissmore, Marketing Employee

LMGC is a full-service shooting facility located just minutes from main campus, offering a number of shooting opportunities for all skill levels. Whether you have never shot a firearm before or you are working toward an Olympic shooting medal, there is something for you. Read on to discover everything the Gun Club has to offer.

Shotgun Range

LMGC is proud to offer one of the nicest shotgun facilities on the east coast. Shooters can try their hand at:

  • American Skeet
  • American Trap
  • Five Stand (at two nine trap 5-stand fields)
  • International Skeet
  • International Bunker (International Trap)
  • Sporting Clay Course

The shotgun range is currently open to students, faculty, and staff Thursday–Sunday.

Rifle Range

With ten bays ranging from 100 to 300 yards, LMGC gives rifle shooters the opportunity to shoot both steel and paper targets at each range. Any .22 caliber rifle will also be able to shoot targets at 50 yards.

Knowledgeable Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be available to assist and provide safety for all rifle range shooters. The rifle range is currently open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Pistol Range

LMGC offers a broad array of shooting opportunities on our pistol range. With the capability to engage targets from 7 to 50 yards and offering steel and paper targets, the range offers a challenge to everyone, regardless of experience.

For new shooters, experienced and well-trained Range Safety Officers (RSOs) are on hand to provide both safety and guidance to shooters.

Pistol range amenities include:

  • Steel targets
    • plate racks, dueling trees, Rimfire Challenge courses, static steel targets, and “poppers”
  • Movable paper target frames
    • offers customized distances and target arrays

The pistol range is available for use on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Archery Range

LMGC is not just a place for firearm practice, but also for students, faculty, and staff to develop their archery skills.

The archery range has:

  • a large area with field targets for Olympic (FITA) style shooting
  • a 10-lane 3-D range for 3-D shooting
  • lanes available to rent by the hour

Shooters should note that broadheads and crossbows are not permitted; only field points and recurve or compound bows will be allowed.

The archery range is open Thursday–Sunday.

Competitions and Classes

Besides all the different shooting ranges, LMGC offers various shooting competitions, concealed carry classes for FREE, and gun safety classes throughout the year. If you’re a student, you can also join the Club Sports Action, Rifle, or Shotgun Team.

Visit the LMGC website for more information about these classes and keep an eye out for future gun club events, as well. You can also find out more about the range rules, firearm safety, age and personnel regulations, permitted firearms and ammunition, pricing, and range hours, on the LMGC website.

If nothing else, take the On-Demand ride up to the LMGC lodge for picturesque views and a quiet place to study.