Membership Information

The St. John’s Rod and Gun Club boasts first class facilities and equipment while offering one of the lowest membership fees in North America. With a membership base of well over one thousand members the Club offers a safe, controlled environment to enjoy firearms and partake in the shooting sports!

Membership Pricing: 

Membership Type
Annual Free
3 Year Fee
Standard (19+years) $120 $360
Junior* (up to 18 years) $50 -
Family** (Standard membership + spouse/partner only) $170 $510


Note: Our membership year runs from March 1st to February 28th (29th in a leap year). To keep membership fees low and still maintain our facilities, the Club does not prorate membership fees for mid-season or late joining. Membership fees are not refundable once processed.

*Junior Memberships: The legal parent or guardian must sign Junior membership forms. Junior members at the club must be supervised at the club by a PAL holder unless registered in the club youth training program or attending an official club event.

** FAMILY Memberships apply only to a Standard member and their spouse (eg: husband, wife, common law partner) and does not apply to any other family relation (eg: son, daughter, cousin, aunt, uncle, etc). All other family members must apply as a standard member on a separate form.

Steps for Joining

  1. Mail a fully completed application form along with appropriate payment. Click here to download our membership application Form                  
  2. Application form must be signed. Membership forms must be legible and printed clearly.  Applications that are not signed, are illegible, are not fully completed and/or have partial or missing payment cannot be processed and will be mailed back to the applicant.
  3. Applicant must also provide ONE of the following items with the membership application. Either a:

Please allow up to 4-6 weeks for application processing, approval and return postage. Please keep this in mind when joining, renewing and contacting our volunteers. Please allow additional time as there may be delays or slowdowns in the membership process and Canada Post.

  1. New members must attend an orientation session (see Schedule below). We highly suggest you attend a session while you are waiting for your membership to be approved. Membership cards will not be mailed until your file indicates you have attended orientation. Orientation must be completed within the same membership session for which fees were paid. Your membership fee will not carry over to subsequent years, once processed you are considered a member in good standing of the SJRGC.



Additional Information:

Joining & Renewing:

fully completed application, signed & with appropriate payment amount enclosed is required.

There is no deadline for renewing your membership, all current cards expire at the end of February each year, after that date you cannot access club facilities but may send in your renewal at any time during the year. Your membership begins when you receive your new card and expires at the same time as everyone else on February 28/29th.

  1. Membership fees for late new & renewal memberships are not prorated.
  2. Payment can only be made via Cheque, Money Order, or Cash. We do not accept credit cards, debit cards or EMT. The Club does not recommend sending cash via postal mail and cannot accept any responsibility for cash lost in the mail.
  3. Payments may be made in person at the Annual General Meeting or any regularly scheduled club facilities orientation session.
  4. Cheques returned by the bank are required to be replaced immediately by the member and are subject to a $20.00 fee to cover NSF fees charged to the club by our bank. Replacement fees must be paid in case, certified cheque, or money order.

Orientation Schedule 2024

Orientation will take place at 10am sharp at the clubhouse there is no fee or pre-registration required. New applications and renewal applications will be accepted from about 9:30 to 10am. Part of the orientation session takes place outside so please dress appropriately for the weather, if the weather is particularly bad we may choose to postpone. Please check the website before leaving on Sunday in case of last minute cancellations.
January - By Request February - By Request March 3, 2024 April 14, 2024
May 5, 2024 June 2, 2024 July 7, 2024 August 4, 2024
September 8, 2024 October 6, 2024 November 3, 2024 December 1, 2024


For further FAQ information, please click here to consult our FAQ page.

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