The Rifle and Pistol Club caters for all ages, ladies are most welcome, we have full disabled facilities. All juniors (under 18) must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Our cosy clubhouse has central heating with heating also on the range. We have an on site toilet with wheel chair access.
The range is available four times a week, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
We shoot .22 rim fire rifle, prone position only at a distance of 25 yds. In this discipline weare competing in Yorkshire, Leeds and Sheffield leagues. We will be entering the Eley postal competition.
We also use air rifle and air pistol .177 calibre at 10 metres and 20 yards including the Bench Rest discipline, there is also electrically controlled targets and can accommodate five members shooting at the same time.
We are competing in Yorkshire and Leeds leagues and have various in-house competitions. Shooting air weapons is possible on the outdoor range providing the weather permits. I must stress that we only shoot targets; it is a target shooting club.
There is a probationary period for membership when all aspects of target shooting will be explained. Every probationary member must be accompanied onto the range by a full member until the full member is confident they are competent to shoot unaccompanied.
To become a member of the shooting section you must be a full member of the Parklands Sports & Social club.
When you have been accepted as a full member, the annual membership fee to the shooting section is £20. We pay an attendance of £3 range fee to cover the cost of targets etc. bearing in mind that the £3 allows you up to four visits in that week.
Insurance is required for public liability. either through the NSRA or any approved insurance body.
Anyone requiring further information please contact either The Secretary Tel : 07708745948, or the Membership Secretary : Tel 07801 923563 (James Wood) or by visiting the range on a Monday (6.00 pm-8.00 pm) Wednesday & Friday (6.00 pm-7.30 pm)