WELCOME TO THE WILLIAMS LAKE SPORTSMEN'S ASSOCIATION

WLSA is a non-profit members and guest only outdoor firearm Association affiliated with Cariboo Archers

Members/Guests have access to:

  • archery field range
  • archery outdoor range
  • 2 indoor archery ranges
  • shotgun range – trap and skeet
  • 3 IPSC / Cowboy Action designed ranges*
  • 2 addition IPSC / Cowboy Action designed ranges for events
  • 100 / 200 meter rifle range
  • 100 meter 22 cal range
  • 50 meter hand gun range
  • members club house (mobility access)
  • large gazebo with barbecue stands
  • scheduled training dates
  • club events
  • trophy and award eligible

    *When the IPSC / Cowboy Action ranges are not being used on designated days, members/guests have full access.

All of our facilities, are available for private rental to individuals or groups at reasonable rates. Members/guests are encouraged to check the calendar page for facility availability. While we strive to maintain an accurate calendar,safety, maintenance and life are unpredictable factors.

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We offer several types of memberships, from individual, couples and family.
All provide the same access to the facility.

  • Junior (18 and under) – $35 annual
  • Adult (19 to 64 years young) –  $80 annual
  • Senior ( 65 plus young)  – $45 annual
  • Senior + Partner –  $65 annual
  • Adult + Partner  – $100 annual
  • Adult + Partner + Junior – $110 annual
  • Adult + Partner + 2 Junior $120 annual

    * If you have other requirements, please talk to us.

Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association memberships are available from these great local business.

(Sorry, cash or cheque only and for faster service please complete the form available on the Membership Page  prior to attending)

For membership form and information click here

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SCHEDULED RANGE/TRAINING DAYS

These days and time blocks have been set aside for the different disciplines to practice their skills. If a range has been closed it is because the scheduled event would compromise safety, otherwise other ranges are open including indoor archery ALL SUBJECT TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Some discipline volunteer co-ordinaters may cancel training due to weather or seasonal conditions as well winter closure may occur. Please contact them for information

Please check calendar in case  of range rental. Maintenance may also close a range.

MONDAY

WL PRACTICAL SHOOTERS @ IPSC RANGE (Bays 1,2,3) – 4:00 pm  to dusk  – (available)

MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Shotgun Range * CLOSED * at this time for safety. All other ranges open.

TUESDAY

No training sessions scheduled – MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

WEDNESDAY

WL SHOTGUN @ SHOTGUN RANGE – 5:00 pm to dusk  –  MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS



Indoor Archery
– 7:00 pm (check calendar)  – MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

THURSDAY

No training sessions scheduled – MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

FRIDAY

No training sessions scheduled – MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

SATURDAY

CHILCOTIN RANGERS (Cowboy Action) @ IPSC RANGE (Bays 1,2,3) – 1:00 pm

MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Shotgun Range * CLOSED * at this time closed for safety. All other ranges open.

SUNDAY

WL PRACTICAL SHOOTERS @ IPSC RANGE (Bays 1,2,3) – 9:00 am – 12 noon

MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Shotgun Range  * CLOSED * at this time for safety. All other ranges open.


 

WL SHOTGUN TRAP @ SHOTGUN RANGE – 12 noon – 4:oo pm

MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

IPSC Range  * CLOSED * at this time for safety. All other ranges open


 

Indoor Archery – 2:00 pm – (check calendar)  MAINTAIN COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

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FUTURE CLUB EVENTS

Thank you to all those who volunteered in the events and to all those who came out. It was another good year and we hope to repeat it this coming year. If you are able, please come out as a volunteer, participant or both.

3D ARCHERY - Sat May 14 - Sun May 15 2022

Cariboo Archers is thrilled to announce that they will be holding a 3D archery event.

WHEN:  Saturday May 14 2022 and Sunday May 15 2022

WHERE: Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association 920 Bond Lake Rd Williams Lake

CONTACT:  Lee at (250) 398-5691

There will be partial range closure prior to for stage set up and full range closure on event days.

ATTENTION CLUB MEMBERS

For those who use the ranges, be aware that organizers will be on the different ranges from Thursday May 12 2022 onward and preparing the different stages. As the whole property will be used there will be a FULL RANGE CLOSURE.

Cariboo Archers, come on out now and use you the facilities to get your skills back up and maybe bring a friend or family to give it try. 

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CLIFF STINSON MEMORIAL SHOOT - Sat May 28 to Sun May 29 2022

WHEN:  Saturday May 28 2022 and Sunday May 29 2022

WHERE: Williams Lake Sportsmen’s Association 920 Bond Lake Rd Williams Lake

CONTACT:

ATTENTION CLUB MEMBERS

For those who use the ranges, be aware that organizers will be on the different ranges from Friday May 27 2022 onward and preparing the different stages. As the whole property will be used there will be a FULL RANGE CLOSURE.

There may be some range closures on Monday May 30 2022 as stages are disassembled. 

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NATIONAL RANGE DAY - Sat June 4 2022

We will be holding our first NATIONAL RANGE DAY event on Sat June 04 2022. 

If a family member or friend has been holding off on joining THIS is the time. We are offering an unbelievable, rarely offered discount for all NEW persons joining on sat June 04 2022.

Again, this is for NEW members only, you must never have been a member of the WLSA to qualify.

Renewal will be at the standard rate.

IF YOU CAN, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE POSTER AND POST IN IN YOUR WORKPLACE. 

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IPSC QUALIFIER - Sat July 16 - Sun July 17 2022

This will a be partial range closure a couple of days prior and FULL day the days of the event. 

To participate you must have successfully completed the Black Badge Course and registered for the event.

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COWBOY ACTION - Saturday August 13 - Sun August 14 2022

This event is in development.

 

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EVENTS BC

These are some of the events you may wish to know about.

 

NOTHING RECEIVED

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BOARD MEETING DATES

Board meeting on 1st Monday of the month, subject to holiday, commence at 7:00 pm (19:00 hrs)

NOTE: SOME DATES MAY BE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID -19 RESTRICTIONS.
– Alternative arraignments will be considered –

Monday 10 January 2022 (Was Zoom)Monday 07 February 2022 (Zoom)Monday 07 March 2022
Monday 04 April 2022Monday 02 May 2022Monday 06 June 2022
July 2022August 2022Monday 12 September 2022
Monday 03 October 2022Monday 07 November 2022Monday 05 December 2022

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GAME/CATCH - IMPORTANT DATES/TIMES

Harvest Date for 202

31 December 2022
11:59 pm (23:59 hrs)

Days
Hours
Sorry but harvest date is now closed. Next years date will be the same and we will reset the clock. Good luck.

Submission Date for 2022

05 January 2023
5:00 pm (17:00 hrs)

Days
Hours
Sorry but submission date is now closed. Next years date will be the same and we will reset the clock. Good luck.

REMEMBER – some game/catch require special preparation

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The CCFR is a completely different group in that they are a public relations organization that focuses on both educating non-gun owning Canadians on the topic and representing gun owners in a positive light.

To see the Introduction to the CCFR video go HERE

 

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Go to BC gov site for BC Recreational Freshwater Fishing Licence”

2021 to 2023 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis
In effect April 01 2021

If you would like your catch considered for an award at the Wild Game Banquet, check the Awards | Trophies page.

Please note that Association categories and rules were revised on 08 May 2019

Go to BC gov. site for “BC Resident Hunting” info

The 2020-2022 Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis is effective from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022.

If you would like your catch considered for an award at the Wild Game Banquet, check the Awards | Trophies page.

Please note that Association categories and rules were revised on 08 May 2019

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Learn about BC fishing regulations and licence info, species identification, responsible fishing practices and more.

BC Sport Fishing Guide