Contact the range manager: (507) 282-9808

Welcome to the Southern Minnesota Sportsman’s Club WEB site. The Sportsmen’s Club, founded in middle 1920’s, is dedicated to the principles of sportsmanship and conservation. The Club is located on 64 acres South East of Rochester, Minnesota and includes two lighted Trap Ranges, 25 and 50 Yard Ranges, 100 and 200 Yard Ranges, an Archery Range, and two club houses. All facilities are open for members and their guests. The SOUTHERN MINNESOTA SPORTSMAN’S CLUB is a Minnesota registered Non-Profit Corporation.

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. until sunset – Monday through Saturday
9:00 a.m. until sunset – Sunday and Holidays
No shots are to be fired after sunset on any day, per the sunset time reported by:
http://www.timeanddate.com/sun/usa/rochester-mn
Check the site above to confirm sunset time each day.
The trap range is available for hand thrown clay pigeons during these hours ONLY if the Trap Club is not shooting.
Location

Southern Minnesota Sportsman’s Club
6251 20th St SE
Rochester, Minnesota 55904
(507) 282-9808
Map to SMSC

May 6 – Range Cleanup Day!
All ranges will be closed on Saturday May 6th for the annual range cleanup day.
All members are encouraged to attend and help with cleanup and repairs. Coffee, water, rolls and lunch will be provided by the club for all attendees.
The ranges will re-open shortly after noon when the work is completed but only members who assisted in cleanup day activities will be allowed to shoot on Saturday.

IMPORTANT MEMBER INFORMATION
Safety Orientation Sessions and ID Badges: Please note that completion of the Safety Orientation class is required by all new members AND current members that have not taken the class. SMSC introduced member safety orientation sessions in June 2013 in compliance with the NRA recommendation that all ranges implement such safety programs for their members. The required one-hour orientation sessions will be held on the dates listed below. We will start promptly at the times below. Check in will start 30 minutes before. If you are late for the class you will not be given credit for attending the class. The Access badges will be printed before and after the class.

SMSC Range Orientation Classes
Registration starts @ 5:30pm and Class starts @ 6:00pm
Thursday April 6, Thursday May 4, Thursday June 8, and Thursday July 6 2017
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
 
Waiver Form: Effective 2016-02-01 (February 1, 2016) Members’ ID cards will NOT open the gate unless the ID card holder has submitted a signed Waiver form. Select “Membership” in the menu above, scroll down to find the Membership Waiver download. Fill the form out completely (a form is required for each person with a badge), and either bring it to the Caretaker’s cottage on your next visit OR mail it to:
Southern Minnesota Sportsman’s Club, Inc.
6251 20th ST SE
Rochester MN 55904

 

IMPORTANT MEMBER CONTACT INFORMATION
If you are not receiving regular emails from the club, there is probably an issue with the email address we have on record for you. You should be getting a Board of Directors meeting agenda close to the first of each month and a newsletter around the middle of each month. If you aren’t, you probably aren’t going to get your membership renewal notice either.

Please contact us to update us with your current email address.

Apr
28
Fri
She Shooters
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

She Shooters is for women only, this is an exciting topic driven class which meets throughout the year. If you are interested please show up at an event and learn more.

Apr
29
Sat
Appleseed Shooting Event 25/50 East Range – CLOSED 8am-5pm
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 25/50 yard east range is reserved for the Appleseed Project on both Saturday and Sunday.

Apr
30
Sun
Appleseed Shooting Event 25/50 East Range – CLOSED 8am-5pm
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 25/50 yard east range is reserved for the Appleseed Project on both Saturday and Sunday.

High Power Club 100/200 Yard Range 9:00-11:00am
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The SMSC High Power Club will be using the 100/200 yard rifle ranges for their weekly Sunday practice from 9:00 – 11:00am

Trap Club Open Shooting
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Trap club shooting open to members and the public.

May
1
Mon
She-Shooters Glock practice 25/50 West Range CLOSED 6:00pm – Sunset
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The She-Shooters will be using the 25/50 West Range for Glock practice from 6:00pm until sunset. This is an SMSC BOARD SANCTION EVENT.

May
2
Tue
Trap Club Open Shooting
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Trap club shooting open to members and the public.

May
4
Thu
Safety Orientation Class
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SMSC monthly range safety orientation class held in the SMSC clubhouse.

REGISTRATION BEGINS at 5:30pm.

DOORS CLOSE at 5:59pm.

THE CLASS STARTS at 6:00pm.

This is a one time range orientation class that you must take before using the range. You may become a member at this class as well as get your SMSC ID membership badge.

BRING CASH or CHECK. New member cost is $85

NO LATE ARRIVALS FOR CLASS. IF YOU ARE LATE YOU WILL NOT GET CREDIT FOR THIS CLASS.

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