Dorchester Rifle & Pistol Club

Sandringham Sports Centre, Fordington Fields, Dorchester

DRPC

Indoor Range

A Picture of The Indoor Firing Point
A Picture of The Indoor Firing Point

The Clubs Indoor Range is Situated at

Sandringham Sports Centre Armada Way
Fordington Fields
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 2TN

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Facilities at the Indoor Range

The Club premises consists of a range for shooting at a maximum distance of 25yards, a clubroom, and adjacent toilets.

Full disabled facilities are available with wheelchair access to all areas of the club and there is a toilet for the disabled.

The Dorchester Range provides for the Following Disiplines

  • 25 yds-Smallbore rifles three positional
  • 20 yds-Black Powder Pistols and Pistol Calibre Gallery rifles
  • 7, 10, 15 and 20 yds-Rapid Fire air and gas pistols (.177 calibre only)
  • 10yrd and 20yrd target air and gas rifles and pistols.
A Picture Looking Down Range
A Picture Looking Down Range

Note: there are restrictions on the maximum calibre( .22 and .455 for the rifle and pistol ranges respectively), muzzel velocity and muzzel energy of firearms.

Range set for field target air rifle
Range set for field target air rifle

Dorchester Indoor Range Opening Times

Day
Time
Discipline
Remarks
Monday Afternoons The Pentathlon Club  
Monday 1900 to 2030 Rapid Fire .177 air/gas Pistols .177 calibre only
Tuesday 1600 to 2100 .22 Target Rifles In Summer the range closes at 1900
Wednesday 1830 to 2100 Black Powder Pistols and Gallery Rifles Guests and Non-Member Last Wednesday in the Month Only<
Thursday 1400 to 1630 .22 Target Rifles October to April only
Friday 1830 to 2100 .177 air/gas pistols and rifles .177 calibre only. .22 calibre by arrangement