Gun Club closure megathread

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I decided to post this in interest of all readers there's an existing thread about it but I think it would make more sense to put this stuff in a single post... ill try to keep pace with the updates, post updates in the thread. I'm going to try to suck the announcements out of the other thread and put them in this list. If something changes and OPENS please say so and I will de-list it or otherwise mark it as OPEN.

Also for the love of god, don't say something is closed unless you're 100% sure, like you got an announcement or you personally spoke to management, or you saw a notice posted by club management.

Someone is going to go "bweah but the MA pay ranges arent essential blweha" don't care, if someone has intel if theyre running in any capacity (eg, open to paid memberships only, that kind of thing) please post, or PM me if for some reason it shouldn't be made public

Someone is also going to go "but what bout shooting match XYZ?" You need to check with the people that run those matches, but IMHO most of these have all been cancelled or postponed
at most clubs.

Last major updates: 5/19 @ 11:18 PM

Private Clubs Status/Limitations:

MA:


Andover Sportsmans Club - Open With Restrictions - see this: Open with Restrictions | Andover Sportsmen's Club
Ames Rifle & Pistol - OPEN, events cancelled
Bass River - BRRGC. Yarmouth- Closed
Billerica Rod & Gun Club - Closed
Braintree Rilfe & Pistol aka BRP - Reopening May 25, 2020 - @ Noon, with restrictions, see Post #906
Carver Sportsmens Club - Closed
Concord Rod & Gun Club - Clubhouse / Indoor Closed - Outdoor Facilities OPEN
Copicut Rifle Association - Open, no guests
Centralville Sportsman's Club in Dracut - Closed
Fin, Fur and Feather - Millis - Closed - until april 15th
Franklin County Sportmen's Club - Closed
Fitchburg Sportsmens Club - Open, need more info
Gardner Rifle & Pistol Club - Closed
Georgetown Fish & Game - Closed
Granby Bow and Gun Club - Closed until May 4 - all facilities (rifle range maintenance etc ongoing)
Hanson Rod & Gun Club - Closed
Hamilton Rod & Gun Club - Closed
Harvard Sportsmens Club - Open, no guests, with MAJOR restrictions, see post 655
Holbrook Sportsmen's Club - Closed
Hopkinton Sportsmens Asssociation aka HSA - Closed (by state gestapo)
Independent Sportsmens Club- Foxboro - Closed
Leominster Sportsmans Association - Closed - "rifle range closed" notice
Lee Sportsman's Association - Closed
Lenox Sportsmans Club - Closed
Lowell Sportsmans Club - Closed on on Apr 11 forward
Ludlow Fish & Game - Closed until April 30
Mansfield Fish & Game - Closed
Marshfield Rod & Gun Club - Closed
Massapoag Sportsmans Club - Closed until April 7th
Maynard Rod & Gun Club - Closed
Minuteman Sportsmans Club - Closed
Mass Rifle Association aka MRA - Closed - until May 18
New Bedford Revolver and Rifle Club - Closed
Norco Sportsmans - Clubhouse, Skeet and Trap - Closed - Outdoor ranges OPEN to members only - Events cancelled/postponed
Northampton Revolver Club - Open
North Leominter Rod & Gun Club aka NLRG - Closed
Old Colony Sportsmans - Pembroke - Closed
Plymouth Rod & Gun - Outdoor ranges only, indoor facilities closed
Reading Rilfe & Revolver - Outdoor ranges only, indoor facilities closed
Rod and Gun club of New Bedford - Open, meetings/events cancelled
Riverside - Hudson - Indoor, Skeet/Trap closed until May 5, Outdoor rifle + pistol OPEN
Satucket Rifle and Revolver - Closed
Sharon Fish & Game - Closed
Shawme Fish & Game - Closed
Somerset Sportsmens Club - Swansea - Closed
Southborough Rod & Gun - Open, Clubhouse closed until Apr 10 (except for bathroom use)
Springfield Sportsman's Club - Closed
Swift River Sportsmans - Closed (hiking only)
Townsend Rod & Gun Club - OPEN - club events cancelled
Taunton Rifle & Pistol Club - Closed
Tyngsboro Sportsmens Club - Outdoor ranges Open, Indoor Range Closed (maintenance reqd)
Weston Shooters Club (indoor) - Closed
Westfield Sportsman Club - Closed
Westford Sportsmens Club - Open - events cancelled, clubhouse decision pending
Westwood - Closed until Apr 7
Weymouth Sportsmans Club - Closed
Woodcock Range - Dartmouth - Closed
Worcester Pistol & Rifle - Pending Reopening this Weds @ 9 am, see notice on: Worcester Pistol Rifle Club – A Safe Place To Shoot
Winchendon Rod & Gun Club - Open - members only, clubhouse/bar closed
North Worcester Fox and Coon Club - Open, no indoor facilities, trap = ?
Woburn Sportsmen’s Association - Outdoor ranges OPEN - clubhouse/indoor facilities Closed, no events
Wrentham Sportsmans Association - OPEN - events cancelled, lounge service closed


NH:
Horse Pond Fish & Game - Nashua - Closed
Country Pond Fish & Game - Open - outdoor ranges
Londonderry Fish & Game - Open - (attempted shutdown by town failed)
Major Waldron - Open except shotgun
Pelham F&G - Open, EXCEPT - Utility Range (under maintenace), Indoor range; Trap fields; Decarolis Bldg; Fox Hall. Additionally, No guests.
Purgatory Falls Fish & Game - Mont Vernon - Open


VT:

RI:

Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club - Closed, Reopening April 22 w restrictions - members only, no guests, indoor range will be closed
East Warren Rod and Gun Club - Closed
Highland Rod and Gun Club - Open, Guest limitations, no functions, no trap
Massassoit Gun Club - Closed, 1 week reassessment

ME:
Lincoln County Rifle Club - Closed for April

CT:
High Rock Shooting Association - Closed
Seymour Fish & Game - Closed, 15 days


Indoor Pay Ranges Status / Limitations:

MA:

Boston Gun & Rifle - Closed
MFS - Site says closed until May 4
On Target Firearms - Closed
Original Bobs - ? unknown, no data, possibly closed because edict
AFS - FB post says closed Mar 24 for 2 weeks
Gun Parlor - FB post says open Mar 23 but no notes about future status (might close due to edict?)
Hot Brass - FB post - Closed Mar 23 - says "considering opening by appointment" (whatever that means, no details given)

NH:
Granite State - OPEN - Restricted- Members only
Manchester Firing Line - MFL - OPEN post as of Mar 18 says

RI:
Addieville - Closed
Firearms Unlimited- Exeter - Closed, store open with occupancy restriction
Midstate Guns - Coventry - Re-Opening, with occupancy restrictions
Sporting Shoppe - Hope Valley - Range Closed, Store OPEN
 
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RI Indoor Pay Range Closed: Midstate Guns in Coventry - store Facebook page
RI Gun Clubs Closed: East Warren Rod and Gun Club in Warren - club Facebook page
 

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CT - High Rock, Naugatuck:
As you are aware, COVID-19 has taken the state and country by storm. We have been following the Center of Disease Control (CDC) recommendations and working with the Governor’s office and the Department of Public Health to ensure we conduct no public event that would put the public at risk.

Consistent with this statewide effort by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, we have been hereby directed to SUSPEND all public shooting or public events at your facilities, effective March 19th, 2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
 

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What about it - is it closed?

Various clubs are listed in post #1 with no explicit status described. Is that meant to imply they are completely closed?
Yes, sorry for the spastic editing, but if there's no notation, it's closed
 
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What about it - is it closed?

Various clubs are listed in post #1 with no explicit status described. Is that meant to imply they are completely closed?
The outdoor range just reopened,it WAS shut down for a few days. The club house is closed. Here is the email I got

The outdoor range will be open for the time being, but under these conditions:
Standard range rules will apply / The 6' distance rule applies. / Limit your time to 1 hr if other people are waiting.
No guests will be allowed at this time. / Face targets of Pelosi, Shumer, Shit or the squad are prohibited.
We have several Range Officers in the club who will be monitoring the activities here, so anyone who will not
abide these rules and unsportsmanlike liked conduct will lead to termination. So be Safe and God Bless.
As usuale I am responsible for Tipos.
 
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This was the original email that went out 3/18

Effective Midnight, March 19th
All activities at Somerset Sportsman’s Club are shut down till the 7th of April.


The Rabbit/Venison Dinner will be held as takeout only. This could change if restrictions are changed by the Commonwealth.
The property will remain open for running dogs and using the trails for hiking. "social distancing" can be done during those activities.
No trap, Outdoor Range time, or use of the club house is permitted until further notice.
We will reassess after 4/7. Earlier if Governor Baker changes the restrictions.
If you know a member who does not receive emails, please pass this on.
I will post some signs at different locations.

ALSO: If you did not have your NEW PHOTO ID taken, your old Key Card will no longer work​
 

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Got another RI Gun Club Closed: Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club in Burrillville - club Facebook page
Yes, this is the email I got from Wallum:

To all members,

With everything happening in our community and after speaking to other members of the board, I have made the decision to shut down ALL activities at the club. Starting tonight March 23rd at 5pm the club will be shut down until further notice. This includes all ranges, indoor , outdoor , pistol pits, trap , skeet, and archery are all shut down. Any and all hall rentals have been canceled through the end of month. Please stay home! I cannot stress this enough. Certain board members and chairmen will be onsite to close things down over the next couple of days. This is not a decision that was easy to make and I know it effects a lot of members. We will be back and we will need everyone to help we do come back. If you have questions or concerns , direct them to me. Stay safe and we will see you all soon.
 

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NOT a range, but GFA arms Tech in Natick, MA is closed until April 7th beginning tomorrow at noon.
This thread is for ranges or shops that have ranges. private or public/pay. I'd rather not have a thread for MA shops at all, it's best to assume they will
be closed via the stupid edict, unless they either A. are somehow exempt from it from someone aspect of their business, or B. they're doing a rugsweep
job, and if they are, I don't want to advertise that.

-Mike
 

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This thread is for ranges or shops that have ranges. private or public/pay. I'd rather not have a thread for MA shops at all, it's best to assume they will
be closed via the stupid edict, unless they either A. are somehow exempt from it from someone aspect of their business, or B. they're doing a rugsweep
job, and if they are, I don't want to advertise that.

-Mike
We also have an entire subforum for gun stores, not exclusive to Mass, where customers, employees, or owners can post updates. Speaking of...
 
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