Club Facilities



50 yard range

Range Pavillions and Cabin Classroom

50 yard range and Rifle Range

The Franklin County Sportsmen's Club owns and maintains a shooting range facility on River Road in East Deerfield, Massachusetts. All ranges are open to paid members only. The public is welcome as a guest of the club, a guest of a member, or at a scheduled club event.

This shooting facility is located on 81 acres of land and features the following:

The Arthur G. "Bud" Prentice Memorial Field House, a large clubhouse with:

  • Large meeting/lecture room (with heat and air conditioning, and wireless internet access for members)

  • Upgraded bathrooms with new fixtures and on-demand hot water

  • Ready room

Outdoor Shooting Ranges

  • 100 yard Rifle range (with pavilion)
  • 200 yard Rifle range (with pavilion)
  • 50 yard Rifle/Pistol range (May 2017)
  • 3 25 yard Pistol ranges (two with pavilions; the third with 2 steel plate target racks and a steel dueling tree target)
  • 2 Skeet fields
  • 2 Trap fields
  • 5 Stand Shotgun range (April 2017)
  • Archery Range (Built May 2012)
  • .22 Rimfire Reactive Target Range (July 2019)

The outdoor facilities are plowed during the winter months to accommodate year round usage.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please visit the Become a Member page, which describes the application process.

8/22/15 FIELD DAY & PIG ROAST!

Thank you to Outlook Farms and Berkshire Brewing!  And thank you to Chris Roberts, Ron Gleason and his NWTF crew, Highlander Arms, Tom Houston, Tom Childress, John Strakose, Dane Donato, John Burruto, Beth Roberts, Steve Crowningshield, George Holmes, Mark St. Amand, Steve Pdoleszny and Mark Siddall for all their hard work throughout the day and evening.

 

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New Epoxy floor coating installed on indoor pistol range, shooting line and downstairs room by indoor range.

FCSC Turkey Shoots!

New Storage Shed-- 2015

General FAQ

  • I Am New To Shooting. Can I Apply To Be A Member?

    Yes. We welcome new shooters and try to facilitate peer mentoring for those new to shooting. The club is a great place to make friends who share your interest in shooting and to learn from others with... (Read More)
  • Do You Have Women Members?

    Yes.  We have a rapidly growing number of women members!  FCSC is a great place for women to receive mentoring around shooting basics and the choosing of a firearm and to develop their shoot... (Read More)
  • Is There A Wait List For Membership?

    The club does have a membership cap. Once we reach that cap, membership applicants will go on a numbered waiting list in the order their membership was approved. Currently we do have openings!
  • What Are The Hours The Club Is Open?

    The outdoor ranges are open for member use from 8:30 am to dusk [one half hour after sunset] on Mondays through Saturdays. On Sundays there is no firearm shooting outdoors before 10:00 am (the archery... (Read More)
  • As A Member, May I Bring Guests To The Club?

    Yes.  A club member may bring a guest, subject to the club's guest policy. All guests must properly complete the waiver of liability form (provided inside the clubhouse) immediately upon arri... (Read More)
  • What Types Of Shooting Ranges Does The Club Have?

    We have the following: Two Skeet fields and two Trap fields Five Stand field Rifle range (100 yard and 200 yard) with Pavillion Three outdoor 25 yard Pistol Ranges (two with Pavillion... (Read More)
  • Does The Club Rent Guns and Ranges For Groups To Use?

    No. The Franklin County Sportsmen's Club is not a public shooting range, but a private, members-only club. The public is welcome as an invited guest of the club, a guest of a member, or at a sched... (Read More)
  • Are The Club’s Classes Open to Non-Members?

    Yes. The NRA Home Firearm Safety Class, and the Hunter Education Class are open to the public. The former is offered monthly; the latter twice a year. The club does offer other seminars, classes a... (Read More)
  • How Do I Become A Member?

    To apply for membership, download and fill out the new membership forms (application and questionnaire, on the Become a Member Page). Mail them in. You will be contacted to schedule an inter... (Read More)
CALENDAR LISTINGS
Board of Directors Meeting
Thu, Dec 8, 2022, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Skeet Shooting
Sat, Dec 10, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sat, Dec 10, 2022, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
50 Yard Range
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Skeet Shooting
Sun, Dec 11, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Skeet Shooting
Sat, Dec 17, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Skeet Shooting
Sun, Dec 18, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Membership Meeting
Wed, Dec 21, 2022, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Skeet Shooting
Sat, Dec 24, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Skeet Shooting
Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sat, Jan 14, 2023, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Classroom
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LATEST NEWS
James Forrester of KeepGunsSafe.com has noted that Franklin County Sportsmen’s Club is one of the top gun ranges in Massachusetts!
Test your skills and compete with others on the rifle range!
In June we relocated our Archery Range to a woodland setting a little more removed from the gun ranges.
On July 3, 2019, our new .22 Rimfire Range opened!
Last Sundays of the month through November. For Members Only. Calibers .17 through .223 Centerfire. $5 Entry Fee. Rifle Range Reserved.
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