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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Renew your Club Membership for 2018

2018 membership cardIt’s membership renewal time once again. Please update your membership online or at the club house.

All memberships need to be renewed by April 3 for voting rights and to maintain your club membership in good standing.

On April 3 your 2017 membership card will no longer be valid and you will need to have a 2018 to retain membership in the club.

Click here to renew your membership online

Thank  you for your continued support.


Trapshooting Clinic w/ Chris Vendel – Doubles April 7

Join Chris Vendel at West Chester Gun Club as he teaches you the art and skill of Doubles.

Chris’ clinic includes:

  • Gun Fit
  • Self Analysis
  • Personalized Instruction
  • Shooting Doubles Only

A minimum of 5 Students required with a maximum of 10 for small class size and personalized instruction.

Chris Vendel’s accomplishments include:

  • 6 Time NY State 16 Yard Champion
  • 10 Time ATA All American Team since 1995
  • NY State Only 500×500
  • ATA Grand American Doubles Champion (1995, 2010)
  • ATA Grand American High All Around Champion (2004)
  • ATA Grand American High Over All Champion (2005)
  • 10 Time NY State High 16 Yard Average
  • Graduate of Colorado School of Trades for Gunsmithing (1984)

Clinic Date: April 7, 2018
Start-End Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $200 plus targets

For more details and reservation, contact Nick Fantanarosa @ 610-842-6435

Board of Directors Election on April 3 – Candidates needed

April 3 marks the next board of director’s election. We are looking for members who wish to assist in providing their time and skill by sitting on the board.

The job of the board is to promote the sport of trapshooting and protect the wonderful resource we have here in the club. This is accomplished in many ways and looks for a commitment in attending the board meetings on the first Tuesday of the month. The board represents the forward face of the club in how we hold ourselves to the shooting community and neighbors; while discussing matters of operations, promotion, safety, and club health.

If you have an interest in working in continuing the growth and direction of the club, please consider putting your name in for a place on the board.

Please submit your name or the name of someone that may be interested in our elections on April 3. Submit by responding to this email, or speaking with Jason when at the club.

To run for the board, you must be a member in good standing, have been a member for 1 year.