COVID19 Re-Opening Plan

Attention members, we are pleased to announce the re-start of shotgun sports at Baldwinsville Rod and Gun Club.  Trap, Skeet, and Sporting Clays will resume on Saturday June 13, 2020.  

On Saturday, Trap, Skeet, and Sporting Clays 5-stand will be available.  Monday night trap practice will begin at 5:30PM.  Wednesday trap and skeet at 1:00PM.  Thursday traditional Sporting Clays at 4:30PM.   Please read the following re-opening plan, it is designed to allow shooting during this difficult time.  See you on the range!   Joe Bill – President

COVID-19 RE-OPENING PLAN FOR Baldwinsville Rod and Gun Club
The Baldwinsville Rod and Gun Club Officers and Directors have created a safe operation plan that follows requirements and guidelines mandated by New York State and Onondaga County.
Range use will be limited to members only until further notice, no guests please.
Be advised that use of the club ranges and facilities is at your own risk. Please be respectful of others and use common sense to avoid putting them and our club in jeopardy.
General Safety Requirements for Archery, Rifle/pistol range, Shotgun Fields.

  1. Maintain 6 feet social distancing from any other person.
  2. Use of a face covering at all times when not able to maintain 6 feet distancing and are recommended to be worn at all times on property.
  3. Use hand sanitizer before and after range use, and after handling shared equipment.
  4. Do not congregate anywhere on club property (Currently a Class B Misdemeanor in Onondaga County).
  5. Members that are sick with COVID-19, were recently exposed (within 14 days) to someone with COVID-19, exhibit COVID-19 symptoms, or who don’t feel well are prohibited from club property.
  6. The Clubhouse will remain closed, and NO food or drink will be available. Portable restrooms are located at the archery range and at the Sporting Clays field.
  7. Tables and Benches are limited to one person. Do not sit with others while waiting to shoot, leave promptly after shooting.

Rifle/Pistol/Archery Ranges are open

  1. Maintain 6 feet social distancing from any other person.
  2. If all shooting benches or lanes are in use, please wait in your car.
  3. Please limit your range time if others are waiting, clean up your area and depart promptly.
  4. Do not share firearms or equipment.
  5. Use of a face covering at all times when not able to maintain 6 feet distancing.
  6. Face coverings may be removed when shooting on the firing line – ONLY if it interferes with safe operation of the firearm or bow.

Trap/Skeet/Sporting Clays

  1. Maintain 6 feet social distancing from any other person.
  2. Use of a face covering at all times when not able to maintain 6 feet distancing.
  3. Face coverings may be removed when on the shooting station – ONLY if it interferes with safe operation of the shotgun.
  4. Sign up and pay at each field, Clipboard, Money bag, and Sanitizer will be available at each field. The Honor system will be used, $4 for Trap/Skeet, $5 for Sporting Clays.
  5. Do not share firearms, necessary equipment must be disinfected after use.
  6. Do not sit with others while waiting to shoot, leave promptly after shooting. Maximum of 1 person per bench or table if necessary.
  7. Leave gun cases and extra equipment in your car.
  8. Squads for each sport will be 5 shooters except for a trapper/scorekeeper when necessary. There will be NO add-on shooters. We hope anyone who wants will be able to shoot a second time – Do NOT sign up for multiple squads until everyone has had a chance to shoot.
  9. Members should police their own shells and place them in barrels provided.
  10. The hand trap by the clubhouse is available for use. Please use social distancing.

Members should lock the gate upon entering and exiting the club. No Guests at this time. COVID-19 is still active in our community and risk is present. Please be respectful of your fellow members. If you feel that you cannot follow these rules, please do not come to the Club.
These rules are subject to change due to regulation or decisions by the Board of Directors.