Welcome to the West Chester Gun Club

The West Chester Gun Club and Athletic Association is a shotgun sporting club located in the heart of Chester County, PA outside of West Chester Pa, and just south of Exton, PA. We are one of the oldest clubs in the state with our incorporation date of April 1898.

We offer trapshooting every Tuesday afternoon and Sunday’s on our 4 lighted trap fields. West Chester Gun Club is open to the public for general practice and registered shoots. Registered ATA shoots are held on the first Sunday between March and October.

Our friendly members welcome all members and guest for a day of fun clay breaking and camaraderie.

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Ham Shoot – Dec 16th

The ham shoot returns on Dec 16th.

Don’t miss out on the last Meat shoot of 2018. We will shoot from fresh smoked hams.

We will have 40 large hams to award in 10 events.

Each event costs $15.

Rules of the ham shoot.

The ham shoot is a 25 target singles event (16 yards) where 15 shooters (3 squads) are shooting for their best score. The scores are then reviewed and divided into 4 Lewis classes. The top score of each class is awarded the ham.

For complete details on how Lewis class works, visit our web site.

Presquading for the shoot is encouraged. Please only pre-squad for the number of events you can guarantee to shoot. Presquadding is done via a third party website. Please register there.

Presquadding is live

visit our presquadding site to register for the ham shoot.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ham-trap-shoot-dec16-2018-tickets-52811810547

Presquading is similar to picking your airline seat. select the event and the number of slots you are reserving. Choose the squad positions that are open. Note that the field layout is similar to the club layout with trap 1 on the right.

Presquad will be cut off on Sat night before the event.

 

Now Hiring

Front Desk Staff & Senior Staff Leader

Hours: Tuesdays 2:30pm-8:30pm 
       Sundays 9:30am-3:30pm 

Contact: Scott Whitfield (484) 364-1052 
         Bob Kappe (610) 505-0883 

Front Desk Staff

  • Customer service oriented individual for daily club operations. Must be comfortable working with computers. Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Open and close facility according to schedule.
  • Ensure adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Report issues to president or staff leader.
  • Sales of memberships and retail inventory.
  • Oversee closing tasks including, sales records and daily job checklist.
  • Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with everyone.
  • Work as a team player with all staff.

Senior Staff Leader

Customer service oriented leader to oversee staff and club daily operations. Must be comfortable working with computers. Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Open and close facility
  • Schedule staff to support normal operating hours and special events.
  • Support operations as necessary including main desk duties
  • Ensure adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Train, and supervise staff.
  • Report staff and operating issues to president.
  • Supervise the sale of memberships and retail inventory.
  • Inventory and prepare order for food, drink and club house supplies.
  • Oversee end of day closing procedures including signing off on daily staff hours and sales records.
  • Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with everyone.
  • Work as a team player with all staff.

Chester County Days – 2018 – Trophies

Thank you to all that braved the storms, waited out the lightning, and then dealt with the heat.

Full results are at the Shoot Results Section

Trophies

High Over-All

  • John Cavalli

Singles

  • Club Champion – Jim Cadwell
  • Club Runner Up – M. Winigrad
  • Open Champion – Charles Galloway
  • Sr. Vet – Harlan Gustafason
  • Vet – (Bob Kappe & Charlie Adames Shared Trophy)
  • Lady Club – Celeste Moore
  • Lady Open – Kristen Ray
  • Junior – Kurt Willman
  • Lewis A – (Bob Kappe & Charlie Adames Shared Trophy)
  • Lewis B – Harvey Poole
  • Lewis C – Jason Stein
  • Lewis D – Elkins Wetherill

Handicap

  • Club Champion – Rick Scholz
  • Club Runner Up – Celeste Moore
  • Open Champion – James Cadwell
  • Sr. Vet – Harlan Gustafason
  • Vet – Charlie Suter
  • Lady Club – Kristen Ray
  • Lady Open – NA
  • Junior – Iver Gustafson
  • 18 – 21 Yrds – Charles Galloway
  • 22 – 24 Yrds – Peter McGowan
  • 25 – 27 Yrds – M. Winigrad

All memberships include use of the archery range

A new feature to your West Chester Gun Club membership is use of our archery range.

Access to the range is granted by attending a range briefing on Wednesday night during the open archery time.

Upon completing the range briefing you will be issued an archery membership card and the combination to the lock to open the targets.

Full archery details can be found at https://www.westchestergunclub.com/archery/

Archery Range Hours:

Monday            Open All Day  (Sunrise to Sunset)
Wednesday      4 PM to Sunset
Friday                Open All Day   (Sunrise to Sunset)
Saturday           Noon to Sunset