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, Sunday December 18

Our annual ham meat shoot will be held on December 18. The prizes are 13 lb. smoked hams.

Enough prizes for 10 events.

Price to be determined.


Happy Thanksgiving

West Chester Gun Club wishes you and your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

We are thankful for all our sportsmen and women who support and partake in the shotgun sports here in Chester County.

Our Turkey Shoots were a success with 54 fresh turkeys being awarded. We will look into awarding more next year.

Our Christmas Ham shoot will be on December 18th.


Thank you,

West Chester Gun Club

Final Turkey Shoot this Sunday

This Sunday is our Final Turkey Shoot and Bird Pick up for the winners from Day 1.

Pre-squadding is still open online.

36 spots have been reserved, only 54 remain. If you wish to shoot and possibly more than once, get you name on the list.

Pre-squadding cost nothing and you get to pick your squad an position (just like picking seats on an airplane).

Presquad today, spots might not be available on Sunday.


Turkey Raffle

During the Turkey shoot we will hold a raffle for your chance to win a turkey. Each ticket cost 50¢ and will give you 2 chances to win. We will pull the first ticket between rounds 3 & 4 and the last ticket pulled after round 5.

If you purchased tickets on Tuesday night, please plan on being at the club or calling the club house to check your numbers.

New training courses added to Chester County Night School

Looking to get started in trapshooting or know someone who is? This fall we have 4 courses with Chester County Night School.

2 Week Course – Introduction to Trapshooting

This course takes place on Tuesdays over two weeks to introduce the shooter to the game of trapshooting. Whether you are a first time shooter or just looking knock the dust of and learn trapshooting, this course is for everyone. 10 students per class.

Tuesday, September 20th & 27th – 6pm – 8:30

Tuesday, October 11th & 18th – 6pm – 8:30

1 day – Women’s Only – Introduction to Trapshooting

Ladies only for this class. Similar to the 2 week course but in one day. This ladies only course is for the lady who might not be comfortable just yet. First time shooters welcome as we explain the sport and methodology behind the game of trapshooting. 7 students per class

Sunday, September 18, 11am – 1pm

Intermediate Trapshooting

This class is for the shooter who has many rounds through the gun and is looking to increase their score. We will work on hard angles and then move to some drills to try and improve your consistency. Also provided are skills which you will need to follow up with on the range. 2 – 3 boxes of shells.

Sunday, October 9th – 11am – 1pm

Register for Classes

register for any of these classes at ChesterCountyNightSchool.org. All our classes fill up fast. If the class is full, add yourself to the wait list. We try to get one more class in before the winter for all wait list students