Projects

Throughout the year, Baldwinsville Rod and Gun Club continually participate in events and perform club upgrades. Below you will find a list of our most significant accomplishments each year. Any upcoming projects and events can be found on the Club Calendar.

2019


  • Obtained railroad ties to rebuild the 15-yard and 100-yard berms on the rifle range.
  • Hired a company to do extensive clearing in the Sporting Clays area that had become overgrown. The course walkway on the Skeet Field was dug out and replaced with stone and the edges tapered with grass planted.
  • Obtained road millings and spread stone on the bad areas in the parking lot.
  • Electrical power was added to the Sporting Clays barn and the post by the front gate for a security camera.
  • Purchased new archery targets and stands.
  • Repairs were made to the clubhouse roof.
  • We were able to send one youth, Anna Taylor, to a DEC camp.
  • Purchased a Promatic Singles/Doubles Trap machine for Trap House #1. We then sold our old GMV Superstar trap machine.
  • The NRL22 shooting league was started.
  • The metal roof on the rifle and archery ranges were painted. Painting on the outside wood was started. Bare wood on the skeet field and the archery platform were painted.
  • Several new benches were added to the shotgun shooting areas.

2018


  • Completed the garage expansion project. It has worked out very well. With the concrete floor it has made unloading a delivery of clay targets a much easier process. Even with 6 pallets of clay targets in the garage we have plenty of room for all our power equipment.
  • Purchased archery targets and stands to improve the archery range.
  • Purchased a new snow blower that is much easier to operate and still have the old one.
  • We were able to send one youth, Anna Taylor, to a DEC camp.
  • We awarded a scholarship to Troy Anthony. Troy will be attending Virginia Tech’s Department of Building Construction with a focus on building design that with have the least impact on the natural environment.
  • Although our Gravely zero turn mower has been very dependable, we did have to make significant repairs this year.
  • Completed the enclosure for our Ford tractor.
  • Sent 3 club members to an NRA Range Safety Officer Certification Class held at the club in September.
  • Received an order of clay targets in October that will keep us stocked well into next year.
  • Repairs were made to the clubhouse roof to make it last many more years.
  • 2017

  • We started the year in good financial shape and thanks to a healthy membership and significant income from the shotgun sports we accomplished a great deal this year. Thank you to those members who volunteered their time and talents to help with these accomplishments.
  • Rebuilt the sign in front of the club.
  • Repaired the 50-yard berm (thank you to Randy Shute for bringing over his payloader to move dirt and stone).
  • Painted bare wood and touched up outside wood.
  • Installed flashing on the high skeet house.
  • Put down stone in the 5-Stand Sporting Clay area.
  • Power washed the outside of clubhouse.
  • Completed the landscaping on the 100 yard range pipe project.
  • Thanks to a generous donation from member John Vivenzio, we were able to add many interactive steel targets to our rifle/pistol range.
  • Constructed a steel frame on the 230-yard range to hold more steel targets.
  • Purchased archery target frames.
  • We will have started an expansion of our garage which includes a concrete floor.
  • We also sent Anna Taylor to DEC camp.
  • 2016

  • Donation to the Lowville Fish & Game Club for legal defense.
  • Sent Anna Taylor to DEC camp.
  • Clubhouse improvements: new refrigerator, replaced entrance and kitchen floors.
  • Drainage pipe, filling, grading of ditch in sporting clays area – Grouse field is once again usable.
  • Internet connection and remotely-monitored security camera system.
  • Handicap accessible porta-john.
  • Obtained Officers and Directors insurance.
  • Purchased pallet truck and Ford 841 tractor to greatly reduce labor for range maintenance.
  • Two new Sporting Clays/Five Stand traps.
  • Wireless release system for trap house one.
  • Barrier fences for the skeet field and manual trap.