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2021-2022 Season

It’s time to get Back to Shooting!
The health and well-being of our members is our top priority. Over the last month the RA Gun Club executive committee has worked closely with RA Management to develop a Back-to-shooting protocol and to ensure that all relevant provincial/local government and health authority recommendations are being followed.

Back-to-Shooting Protocol 

(V18 - Revised October 26, 2021)

RAGC Acknowledgement, Assumption of Risks, Waiver and Release of Claims
– Coronavirus (COVID-19) Form

ADULTS - Click to complete


MINORS - Click to complete



RAGC Range Schedule

Note: Orange boxes are bookable times. 
Updated: November 11, 2021



 Shooting Lane Booking Procedures


Ontario's Roadmap to Re-opening - STEP 3 - So what does this mean?
The RA Gun Club will welcome back members as of Monday, July 19, 2021.
We thank you for you patience and understanding as we prepare to welcome you back. 

Click here to read the communication sent to members on Wednesday, July 14.
Specific Limitations - Given the Canadian Firearms Act requirement to supervise an unlicensed members at arm’s length and Public Health requirements of maintaining a physical distance of two metres conflicts with the requirement, unlicensed members will, regrettably, not be able to use the range until Public Health Guidelines physical distancing limitations are changed.

All Gun Club members must book their visit in advance

RAGC members will now be required to book range time until the Covid crisis has been resolved.  Please refer to the RA's website at www.racentre.com/ragc-bookings for available shooting times and complete details including booking procedures and step-by-step instructions on how to reserve your session through the RA's on-line registration system (PlayRA). 

As an RAGC member, you already have an account. DO NOT CREATE A NEW ONE. Please call Member Services at 613-733-5100 or email info@racentre.com to have your membership account linked to your online profile. 

Click here to read the communication sent to members on February 15, 2021.



The RA Gun Club (RAGC) offers men and women a friendly and safe venue for both recreational and competitive shooting sports. Operating out of the only indoor range in Ottawa, the RAGC provides rifle and pistol shooters the opportunity to practice a variety of different disciplines, including a number of popular Olympic shooting events.

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) are offered monthly at the RA Centre, for those needing to obtain their Firearms License. Click Firearms Safety Education on the left for more information.

Do you need to own a firearm to join the RA Gun Club?
You do not need to own a firearm to join the RA Gun Club. The club owns a variety of firearms that are available for member use under club supervision, at no extra charge. Our inventory includes a number of .22 LR single shot target rifles, as well as air rifles, and a variety of .22 LR and centerfire pistols and revolvers. Eye and ear protection is available and mandatory. Club members are required to purchase targets and ammunition, with both being available in the range.

Members who only participate in air rifle and/or air pistol shooting disciplines and have no need to use club firearms, are exempt from PAL requirement, but must still register for and complete the respective internal club safety course(s).

Please note:  Individuals who wish to register in the Handgun and/or Rifle Safety Course MUST have a valid PAL and be registered in the RA Gun Club. 

Upcoming HANDGUN Safety Course

    Program Barcode
1. Saturday, November 13, 2021 3075
  10:30am to 12:00pm   
  Fee: $55/Gun Club member   


Upcoming RIFLE Safety Course

    Program Barcode
 1. Tuesday, November 9, 2021 2941
  6:30pm to 8:30pm   
2. Tuesday, December 14, 2021 2942
   6:30pm to 8:30pm   
  Fee: $35/Gun Club member   


REGISTRATION for the CLUB and internal Safety Courses are handled by the RA Member Services Staff in person at the East Desk or by phone at 613-733-5100.

Please Note:  There is a 30-45 minute live-fire safety orientation session at the conclusion of the classroom portion.  You will be contacted to arrange your orientation time.  Please bring your own eye and ear protection and dress accordingly. Please do not bring ammunition or firearms to this course. 


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RAGC Range Schedule

Note: Orange boxes are bookable times. 
Updated: March 29, 2021



 Shooting Lane Booking Procedures


RA Gun Club volunteers maintain the following pages on the website. Click on the link below for detailed information on activities and programs as well as the Gun Club Calendar.