Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: As a member, can I bring my grandchildren to the club to fish?
A: Yes, as long as they are under 18 & under your direct supervision.
Q: Why so many rules?
A: This is a private association & the rules that the association follows are a culmination of solutions to deal with situations that have arisen over the years. Almost all of the rules in force are common sense & are the same conventional safety rules practiced at clubs all over the country.
Q: Do I have to go to the clubhouse to sign in if I’m only using the outdoor archery range?
A: Yes, All members & their invited guests must sign in/out each & every time they enter/exit the association property.
Q: When my membership expires, how do I renew?
A: Each year just before expiration time renewal forms are sent to each & every current association member.
Q: My membership has expired & I need to sight in my rifle for deer season, can I just go to the range, sight it in & send in my renewal when I get time?
A: No, While you have up to the deadline in December to renew your membership, You may not use the association facilities until you have received your new membership card.
Q: As a member, does my spouse get a card & can they come to the club by themselves?
A: Your spouse can get a card of their own only after joining as a spouse, attending the new member orientation & joining the NRA, otherwise your spouse would have to be accompanied by a member under a guest pass & under direct supervision.
Q: Why do I have to stay under the range cover while shooting?
A: This is part of the agreement with West Marlboro township under their ordinance no. 94-03, this is not our choice, this is local law.
Q: I want to use the camping area, can I bring my 40’ motor coach?
A: We really don’t have the space or the facilities for something that size, our camping area is setup more for tents & maybe a small popup camper at most.
Q: Are there any restrictions as to what type of firearms may be used on the ranges?
A: You may fire any type of firearm that you can legally possess under BATF rules as long as you follow the posted rules & you use them safely. The only restriction is in dealing with Class 3 firearms, special permission must be obtained & a permit issued by the board of directors to fire them on the association ranges.
Q: Are there any restrictions as to rate of fire or magazine capacity for semi-autos?
A: No, not currently. As long as you can fire it safely & follow the rules it is allowed.
Q: What happens if I get caught breaking the posted rules?
A: Disciplinary actions can range from a verbal warning or a temporary suspension to total expulsion, depending on the infraction/offense.
Q: Can anyone join the association?
A: Yes, As long as they can legally possess a firearm, are willing to follow the rules, are safe & are an asset to the association & not a liability.
Q: What does an membership cover?
A: You, the member, your dependent children and/or grandchildren under age 18.
Q: As a member, can I bring my 19 year old son who is in collage under my membership.
A: No, if your child is 18 or older, they are an adult & you would need a guest pass. or their own membership.
Q: Who is responsible for enforcing the rules?
A: The executive committee & each and every member. We are a self regulating association, it is the responsibility of every member to assure the well being of the association. If you witness an infraction, either correct it or report it to the executive committee for review.
Q: I see there is a bulletin board in the entrance foyer to the clubhouse, who can use this & how?
A: All paid members may post any notice on the association bulletin board. Do not post anything on the board above the sign in book or in the area being used by official club notices on the large board. All postings will be removed at the end of the 2nd month from posting & any item deemed to be unfit for posting will be removed. Keep it neat .
Q: Can I use a crossbow on the archery ranges?
A: Yes, As long as you provide you own approved target block or club provided block/bag. Lane 1 for indoor archery range. Lane 1-3 for outdoor sight in range & only designated lanes in outdoor walk through course. See archery rules.
Q: I just joined as a new member & I want to bring guests, when can I start bringing guests.
A: Anyone who has joined as a member after April 1st, 2012 is a probationary member for the first calendar year of membership & does not have guest privileges until they have completed that first calendar year of membership without any rules infractions/violations of record.