Silver Willow  

"Canada's Premier Shotgun Sports Facility"  







                                   Proudly family owned and operated since 1988

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February  2016
What's new at Silver Willow
 Hours of Operation
"Snow Pheasants" spotted near SW
Winter Hours  
Thursday to Sunday   -  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
OPEN FAMILY DAY - Monday, February 15
Please call ahead to book your reservation

Shoot Results
SW Annual Pump Gun Fun Shoot 
January 23
Silver Willow hosted 45 competitors for this much loved annual  event.

Wonderful warm weather and fantastic local Burger Baron Pizza topped off a great day. Thanks to all the participants who made it a truly fun event.

The HOA winner was Brian Hornacek with a 127 out of 140 ! Way to shoot straight Brian.
Pictured here with owner Don Day

2015 Fundraiser Report
Each year Silver Willow hosts a number of fundraising events, some we initated, some our members have initiated and others are privately organized.

Here is a list of the funds raised through last year's events.
  • Lorne Howes Memorial Shoot- for Cancer Research - $2,000.00
  • Shoot for the Cure - Organized by SW member Wayne Brennen - for Cystic Fibrosis research - $6,900.00
  • Janus Academy - Organized by SW member Greg Guderyan - a special school for Autistic Children in Calgary - $20,000.00
  • Ducks Unlimited - Two Man Team Shoot - Jointly organized with DU, plus they have auction items during the spring and fall Oilmen Shoots - $5,800.00
  • The Winter Classic Shoot toy drive - an estimated $8,000.00 in toys was donated to the local Lions Club and Santa's anonymous.
  • SW routinely donates gift certificates and shooting accessories to silent and live auctions for local causes such as: the Carstairs Chamber events, Pregnancy Care Center in Olds, local 4 H groups and many others.

Please join us at these special fundraiser events again this year ! YOU make a difference.  A BIG Thank you to Silver Willow clients and members !! 

Upcoming Events
2016 Shoot Calendar
February 13 - Valentines Shoot - 200 (R)  $195.00
Registration at 9:00 am - Shoot at 10:00 am - lunch included.
click here to Register Online at the CNSCA site 
March 5 - Spring Opener - 200 ( R) 
April 2 - Lorne Howes Cancer Shoot - 100 ( NR)
April 10 - Junior Learn To Shoot - 50 ( NR)  
April 16 - Silver Willow Classic - 200 ( R) 
April 30 - Calgary Oilmen Invitational - 150 ( NR) 
May 7 - Shoot For The Cure - 75 ( NR) 
May 14 - Browning Blast - 200 ( NSCA)  
May 15 - Beretta Cup - 150 (NSCA) 
May 29 - Ladies Learn To Shoot - 50 ( NR) 
June 4 - Two Man Team Shoot- Ducks Unlimited - 200 ( NR) 
July 7 - 10 - Stampede Grand - 300 ( NSCA) 
Sept 10 - Calgary Oilmen Invitational - 150 (NR) 
Sept 17 - Buster Day True Pair - 200 ( R) 
Sept 25 - Ladies Learn To Shoot - 50 ( NR) 
October 8 - Fall Turkey Shoot and Sporting Clays - 100 ( NSCA)
Dec 3 - Winter Classic - 100 ( R)

R - CNSCA registered targets
NR - non registered fun shoot
NSCA - National Sporting Clays Association- registered

Canadian Firearms Safety Courses

Non-Restricted - Feb 27  
Restricted - Feb 28 
  Non-Restricted - Start time 9:00 AM, completion about 5:00 PM - $195.00 + GST, includes lunch
      Restricted - Start Time 9:00 am until about 1:00 pm.  - $150.00 + GST, doesn't include lunch
Both Courses
- $295.00 + GST
                      Coffee, tea and water provided

Please use our online registration - click here  Canadian Firearms Safety Course
or call 403-337-2490 for more details.  
NEXT COURSE DATE- March 12 and 13  
The Day and Co. Feature of the Month

2016 Shot Show Special Guns
Browning Citori CX 12 ga 30" or 32", arriving late spring
Browning 725 left hand, high rib 12 ga 30" or 32" also available in 
standard sporting, arriving late summer.

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 or
In an ongoing effort to keep our attention clearly focused on customer satisfaction, we have created a short 7 question survey to hear from you how well we are doing.

Please click here to fill it out. Silver Willow Survey

Thank you for your input and feedback. 

Membership @ the Willow
  NEW in 2016 Members can book their own online reservations two weeks in advance! If you're a current member please email  for details and a password.

Members to view a 2 min safety video. Just a reminder if you haven't viewed the new safety video implemented last fall, please do so the next time you're at the club. Even if you have seen it, remember to ask to see it again with your guests who haven't seen it. Thanks for your participation with this. Safe gun handling at our facility is critical and our members are a big part of ensuring that we keep it safe for everyone to enjoy.

Book a Private Shooting Lesson
Luther Cutts - NSCA  Level 2, Instructor
 with a 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 page under Instruction for all the details.
We have a Level 2 Instructor available on site all day,
Friday Feb.12. Book your time below. 

To book a lesson online, simply click here: Book an Instructor

Silver Willow is very proud to offer Canada's largest roster of both male and female NSCA certified Instructors.

Silver Willow is excited to now offer a  gun fitting service. Call for more information. 403-337-2490 

Corporate Team Building or Private Events  

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

2016 dates will fill up fast, call early to discuss your preferred dates.
Contact our Events Manager , Gene
book your event or for details
Phone: 587-834-2490
Phone availability - Wednesday - Friday, and Sundays
from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Guiding opportunity for Private and Corporate Events.
If you're a Silver Willow member who has a passion for the sport and some time to share that passion with private or corporate participants, please have a chat with owner Don Day the next time your out to the club.



Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire,
you will what you imagine  and at last 
you create what you will "

George Bernard Shaw 




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