Welcome to the Vancouver Rifle and Pistol Club

The Vancouver Rifle and Pistol Club (VRPC) was formed on November 29, 1958 as a private shooting range club and the land was graciously donated to VRPC by Orval Higdon. VRPC is a 50 feet indoor range with 12 firing points. We are a private club (NOT Open to the Public), only members can use the range and non-members can shoot as a guest of members only. We do allow organization and groups the use of our range, like Hunter Education, Bullseye Pistol, Cowboy Action, Practical Pistol, the Young Marines, Boys Scouts of America, 4H Clubs, and others.

Who Can Join?

  • Anyone who is a United States citizen or legal resident and can own a firearm legally.
  • We sign up new members at our monthly board meetings which are held the second Tuesday of every month. However in July we have no board meeting and in March we hold our annual meeting on the First Saturday. The board meetings are held at the range in the club house and start promptly at 7:00 PM.
  • There is a one time registration fee of $80.00 unless you are a member of Clark Rifle.
  • Our annual membership dues are $100.00 (seniors, older then 62, are $70.00).
  • Membership is per a household, meaning immediate family members and life partners under the same roof are included in the membership. However, they must come with the primary member or get their own access card to the range. Guest of members pay $5.00 per a visit and members cannot bring more than two guest at a time.

What is allowed to be shot?

  • Allowed:  Any Pistol Caliber from a 45 long colt or 45 ACP and below including the .44, .357, .22 Magnums. Any .22 LR Rifle or Pistol and Air Rifle or Pistol.
  • NOT ALLOWED:  HAND Canons, no Caliber .454 or above!!!
  • Allowed:  Jacketed ammo. We highly recommend Full Metal Jackets (FMJ) to be shot, but any jacketed, lead, or other types of coating is allowed.
  • NOT ALLOWED:  Armor piercing or Incendiary ammunition at anytime!!!
  • NO Center fired rifles allowed, unless they shoot an allowed Pistol Caliber such as an AR-15 that fires a .22 LR or 9mm Caliber.
  • NO Shotgun Shells are allowed to be shot and this includes the Judge pistols or pistols that can shoot shot shells. This is a safety issue to prevent splash back.
    • You cannot shoot any closer than 15 feet to the target hangers.  There is a yellow line down on the range floor that you CAN NOT go beyond to shoot.
    • Maximum Distance is 50 feet. You CAN NOT be further away than the red line on the range floor

What are the hours of operation?

VRPC is open to members from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, 7 days a week all year long. Provided there is no board approved schedule activity on the calendar.

If you would like to contact our Board members, please email: info
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