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Membership 2021 - 2022

*New for 2021, the start of the membership year is 1st April *


Existing Members


Due to C-19 shooting restrictions in 2020 and in 2021. Existing members as at 31st December 2020 have been offered a discount for continuing membership.


A)    For all existing members, the 2020 year is extended to March 31st at no cost


B)    For existing adult members aged 21 to 64 inclusive.    £60.00


C)    For existing junior members 12 to 20 inclusive.    £30.00


D)    For existing students in full time education 21 to 24 inclusive.    £30.00


E)    For existing senior members (65 and over) and blue badge holders     £35.00


A) To E) discounts are a onetime offer for renewing for 2021


Note: Fees will be due on the 1st April. To receive the above discounts the fee must be paid before the end of June.


New members


Note: Until C-19 restrictions are vastly less severe, new members will not be able to join the Club



New and Lapsed Members


Membership Fees


Probationary Members

All applications for membership, if accepted, will be deemed to be Probationary Membership until accepted into one of the following categories.

Initial cost for a new member is aligned to the categories below.


Full Members

Experienced adult shooters between 21 & 64 years of age inclusive who have or are eligible to apply for a Firearms Certificate £100


Experienced adult shooters 65 or over £65

Blue Badge holders

Experienced adult shooters aged 21 and over £65


Persons up to the age of 20 (minimum 12) who have little or no experience of shooting and /or are in need of training in any or all aspects of the sport £60


Members aged 21 and over (maximum 24) in full time education £60


Non-shooting persons elected by the Executive Committee may receive this grade £60


Previous Full Members, aged 65 and over providing valuable services to the Club and elected by the Executive Committee may receive this grade no charge

New members

Joining for the first time receive a £20 discount up to the 1st October

Existing Members

Joining consecutively each year receive £20 discount up to the 1st of June

Costing accepted at AGM 15/02/20


Partial Year

50% discount as of the 1st of October each year, this discount is increased to 75% on 1st January. 

These discounts are not available to renewing members.


The membership year is 12 months starting the 1st April. The cost of the yearís membership is agreed at the AGM each year, unless no change has previously agreed by the full committee. Any member that has not paid in full by 1st of June will have their membership terminated automatically.


Re-joining at a later date requires a fully completed application, together with a current photograph, a letter explaining the reasons why renewal was not completed in the required period and full payment (no discount is available to ex members). The application will then be reviewed by the full committee, approval will depend on your attitude towards firearms and safety, the frequency of your attendance at the club, the frequency of your participation in competitions and work days plus a satisfactory explanation as to why renewal was not completed in the required period. If your membership is accepted you will be required to complete a 6 month probationary period before being accepted for full membership. Please note if you are not currently a club member. Access to the site without permission and not being escorted by a committee member or range officer is strictly prohibited.


Members Email Address

It is a strict requirement of the ARRC  for your continued membership, that the ARRC has your regularly read email address.  In this way Club officials can forward administration notices and range closure information quickly. This will be the usual mode of contact and you are required to inform the ARRC of any change.


Members Home Address It is a strict requirement of the ARRC for your continued membership to give your up to date Home Postal address. This will be the secondary mode of contact and is required for firearms related administration.


Becoming a member

People who are thinking about joining are welcomed to the club by appointment only, you should first determine the section of the club you are most interested in, then contact the manager of that section and the membership secretary in order to arrange an appointment for a site visit. During this visit you will be shown around the facilities and introduced to the members, after this you can decide if you wish to continue with your application. Please make initial contact using

Prior to your next visit please download and complete the combined section 21 & membership application form which can be found under the documentation heading. In order for your application to be reviewed by the committee All sections must be completed fully in BLOCK CAPITALS, please place this in a sealed envelope with your payment & a passport style photograph (copies & prints will not be accepted) in the membership post box which is bolted to the wall in the rim-fire range.


Shooting Safely Statement

ID cards must be on display when purchasing ammunition or using club rifles, they must also be produced upon request by any club member, failure to do so will result in being escorted from site. Repeated failure to produce will result in a review to determine if continued membership is desirable.

Persons under the age of 18 who wish to join the club are able to do so, as long as they are of a physical size to enable them to shoot safely and are supervised at ALL TIMES by an experienced shooter over the age of 21. Persons undertaking supervisory duties are not allowed to shoot or participate in other activities whilst delivering the supervisory duty. In addition: The club has a safety ruling that states, use of the Rim Fire Lanes is restricted to persons over the age of 14. Persons of 12 and 13 are restricted to air rifles

To become a full member of the rim-fire sections, all members must have demonstrated a full understanding of range rules and safety. Upon approval they automatically become available for selection as range officers and will be allocated dates during the year where they must provide range officer cover for the site. If they are not able to attend on the allocated day it is their responsibility to arrange for another full member to cover for them. Failure to provide cover on two or more occasions will result in a vote being taken to decide if continued club membership is desirable.


Firearms Act Extracts

Section 21 Firearms Act Explained

Section 23 and 23 Firearms Act - Acquisition and Possession of Firearms by Minors

Section 24 Firearms Act - Supplying Firearms to Minors

The latest revision and the information held within that revision as published by the originating authority takes precedence over any information in these links.


Child Protection Statement

Whilst on the ARRC premises *Anybody under the age of 18 shall be supervised at all times by a Family Member or Legal Guardian over the age of 21*


Data Protection Statement

The General Secretary and the Membership Secretary are ARRC data users.

The data users have a view of memberís personal information in order to carry out the two roles of Club administration as assigned in the Club Constitution. A Data User is charged with keeping data safe and secure within current data security regulations.


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Last modified:  22/02/2021