Silver Willow  

"Canada's Premier Shotgun Sports Facility"  

 

 

SILVER WILLOW SPORTING CLUB

 

www.silverwillow.ca

  

                           403-337-2490 

 

                                   Proudly family owned and operated since 1988
 
February  2018
Newsletter
What's new at Silver Willow
 Hours of Operation

WINTER HOURS    
Thursday to Sunday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm or dusk
(by reservation)

Winter Course - 12 stations:  open 
Green Course - 10 stations: open

  
Please call ahead to make your reservation   403.337.2490 
or Members can book online - email info@silverwillow.ca to have your account set up.


Access to Silver Willow has changed January 1st 2018
  
Access to Silver Willow is available to members and their guests starting January 1st - 2018. Insuring quality service, booking availability and ultimate safety are among our top reasons for this change.   
  
Non-members are able to shoot at Silver Willow when accompanied by a club guide during specified times. Access is also granted to guided corporate / team building events, participants of competitions and private shooting instruction sessions.  
  
March 1st is our annual renewal date for all memberships. 
  

Members 2018 "Refer A Friend" Promotion- receive
100 free t argets  when you are listed as the member referral on any new 2018 membership application (one referral per application, two references still required).

Email info@silverwillow.ca to request a membership application form or pick one up at the club next time your out. 
Check out Silver Willow's new Website

Members can go to the members page and book using their online access to the Supersaas calendar. 

Check out our new Blog page under the "education" tab. 

Online Gift Cards are now available. 

Up Coming Events

2018 Shoot Calendar 

February 10th - Valentines Shoot - 200 (CNSCA) 
February 24th - Two Man Team Shoot - 200 (NR)
March 17th - Silver Willow 30th Anniversary Shoot - 200 (NSCA)
April 7th - Lorne Howes Cancer Shoot - 100 (NR)
April 21 - Pump Gun Shoot - 140 (NR)
April 28th - Calgary Oilmen Invitational - 150 (NR)
May 5th - Shoot for the Cure - 75 (NR)
May 12th - Ladies Learn to Shoot - 50 (NR)

May 26th - Pheasant Forever Shoot - (NR)

                      book online with Pheasants forever 

June 2nd - Two Man Team Shoot - Ducks Unlimited -200 (NR)
June 9th- Junior Learn to Shoot - 50 (N/R) FREE
June 16th - Delta Waterfowl Shoot (NR) 
                        book online with Delta fowl
July 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th - Western Regional Shoot  
               100 FITASC - (30 people minimum to run, pre-registration required) 
               50 Sub gauge,100 Prelim Sporting, 300 Main Sporting, (NSCA) 
Aug 18th - Alberta Provincial Shoot (CNSCA)  
Sept 8th - Calgary Oilmen Invitational (NR)
Sept 15th - Buster Day True Pair -200 (NSCA)  
Sept 16th - No Whining No Crying Shoot - 140 (NR)
                        (25 people minimum. Pre-registration required) 
October 6th - Fall Turkey Shoot and Sporting Clays -100 (NR) 
December 8th - Winter Classic - 100 (NR) 

R - CNSCA registered targets
N/R - non registered FUN shoot 
NSCA - National Sporting Clays Association- registered

Canadian Firearms Safety Course
 
  
Non-Restricted Course  
  
Saturday, February 17th - registration deadline - February 14th
 
Course time 8:00 am till 4:00 pm (at minimum), 
Individual testing 4:00 - 7:00pm (approximately) 
$195.00 + GST, includes: lunch, coffee, tea and water.  
  
Restricted Course 
 
Sunday, February 18th - registration deadline - February 14th
 
Course time 8:00 am till 12:00 pm (at minimum), 
Individual testing 12:00 - 2:30pm (approximately)
 $150.00 + GST, includes: coffee, tea and water. 

OR register for both courses at  $295.00 + GST 
  
Register quickly and easily online - click here   Canadian Firearms Safety Course

Upcoming Course Dates
 
March 10 & 11  
The SHOT SHOW
This year is the 40th Anniversary of the SHOT SHOW and was held in Las Vegas Nevada.
Don, Josh, and Gwen attended the event from January 23 to 26th. The show is owned & sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
The SHOT Show is the largest and most comprehensive trade show, for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. It is the world's premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics and related products and services. The SHOT Show attracts buyers from more than 100 countries.

 
The Day and Co. Feature of the Month
 

 
SHOT SHOW 2018
 
Order your SHOT SHOW Gun today!!

 

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Choose Day & Co.
 for all your shotgun and shooting accessory needs
 
             If there is a type or style of shotgun you're interested in
call Josh or Don at 403-337-2490  or email them at
  josh@silverwillow.ca or don@silverwillow.ca   
Feature Article
Etiquette in Hunting

Etiquette in the shooting sports is rooted in a desire to combine both safety and respect for fellow shooters. Courtesy and etiquette are often difficult to distinguish from one-another. When everyone understands the fundamentals of etiquette, the enjoyment factor for the activity increases markedly.

The following points are a representative, rather than an exhaustive, list of etiquette for sporting clays.  We are hopeful that after having read through the list, you will be able to add one or two more of your own.

  
Click here to continue reading
Book an Instructor
Instructor Luther with Client.
  
Want to improve your score or just learning the sport? 
 
Private and semi private lessons are available at $100.00 per hour for one person or $110 per hour for two people. Gun rental, ammo and clays are extra. A minimum of 1.5 hours per lesson is recommended. Check out our website under Education then click Instruction for all the details.
  
To book a lesson online, simply click here:  Book an Instructor
Silver Willow is very proud to offer Canada's largest roster of NSCA Instructors

Corporate Team Building or Private Events  


Our guided, private events and BBQ's are a great way to get  
everyone together.   


Corporate Video
Corporate Video
Whether it is family and friends,  
staff team building, or giving back to your clients.    
  
Check out our extensive "Book Your Event" page on the website and pick the Group Package Option that's perfect for your group!
 
   
Contact Gene today to book your event
or for details
Email: events@silverwillow.ca  
Direct Line: 587-834-2490

 
"Your success and happiness lies in you.
 Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
  shall form an invincible host against difficulties."
Helen Keller

Photo and Video Credits for the Professional shots you see on our Newsletter and our website, largely go to our favorite photographer
Kurtis Kristianson
 If you need a photographer, please check out his website below. 


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