Chicagoland's Premiere Sports Shooting Facility.

We are proud to announce the Shotgun Sports games and special events for 2021-22 at ASC. Please note that some events may be rescheduled due to adverse weather conditions.

Trap, skeet, double trap, wobble trap, pyramid wobble trap and 5-stand will be staffed and open to members and the public Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm from April 10, 2021 through December 26, 2021.

Sporting Clays will be open to the public (no accompanying member required) on Saturdays from 9 am-2 pm from May 3, 2021 through November 20, 2021. 

We will offer many family-friendly special shooting events, games and classes again in 2021 that will be open to nonmembers and members. Scroll down for more information and to download flyers.

To inquire about a private shotgun shoot, a group outing or Sporting Clays Course by appointment for members and non-members, click on the "Special Programs" tab on the left or send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As always, members with keys and their accompanied guests can shoot the self-service games every day during our normal shooting hours from 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat and 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays.

NEW for 2021: ASC All Clays League. From April 17, 2021 to July 18, 2021 ASC will host an All Clays League open to members and nonmembers. Teams of 5 shooters will compete by shooting three rounds of trap, skeet, 5 stand, pyramid wobble, and springing teal over a 12-week season. The team captain must be an ASC member. Teams may shoot during any normal shooting hours. All scored events must be completed by July 18, 2021. If you are an individual who wishes shoot but you do not have a team please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, cell number and email address and we will do our best to place you on a team. For more details and to register a team, download the flyer below.

 

Activities

TRAP

ASC has three regulation trap and double trap fields, a wobble trap field and a pyramid wobble trap field. All machines use wireless transmitters and can be voice activated. Trap games are staffed on Saturdays/Sundays and open to members, guests and the general public 9 am to 4 pm from April 10, 2021 through December 26, 2021.

Trap fields are open to members with trap field keys and their guests on a self-serve basis from 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat, and from 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays, all year. Members are required to participate in a brief class on the safe operation and loading of the clay target machines and are then given a key to the trap houses. The classes are available on an as-needed basis and coordinated by contacting the shotgun sports staff. All automatic machines must use the club's clay targets. Guests who are shooting the fee games (sporting clays, skeet, spring teal, pyramid wobble trap, 5 stand and trap) do not require a wristband.  Accompanied guests and nonmembers must sign a waiver form on both sides

 

SPRINGING TEAL

ASC has a permanent field set up for a challenging Springing Teal game that has a wireless transmitter and can be voice activated. It is staffed and open to members, guests and the general public Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from April 10, 2021 through December 26, 2021. The Springing Teal game is open to members with trap field keys and their guests on a self-serve basis from 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat, and from 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays, all year. Members are required to participate in a brief class on the safe operation and loading of the clay target machines and are then given a key to the trap houses. The classes are available on an as-needed basis and coordinated by contacting the shotgun sports staff. All automatic machines must use the club's clay targets. Nonmembers must sign a waiver form on both sides.

 

5-STAND

Our 5-Stand field features many challenging target presentations that uses a wireless transmitter and can be voice activated. It is staffed and open to members, guests and the public Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from April 10, 2021 through December 26, 2021. Members, guests and the general public are welcome. 5-Stand is also open to members with keys and their guests (no wristband required) on a self-serve basis from 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat and 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays, all year.  Nonmembers must sign a waiver form on both sides.

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SKEET

ASC has two regulation skeet fields that use a wireless transmitter and can be voice activated.  The skeet fields are staffed and open to the general public on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from April 10, 2021 through December 26, 2021.

Skeet is open to members with skeet field keys and their accompanied guests on a self-serve basis. Members are required to participate in a brief class on the safe operation and loading of the clay target machines and are then given a key to the skeet houses. The classes are given on an as-needed basis and coordinated by contacting the shotgun sports staff. All automatic machines must use the club's clay targets.

Members and their guests (no wristband required) may shoot Skeet from 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat and 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays, all year. Accompanied guests must sign the ASC waiver form on both sides.

 

SPORTING CLAYS COURSE

ASC features a 15-station, 100-target Sporting Clays course with multiple shooting positions to accommodate beginner, intermediate and advanced shooters. Self-service stations have wireless transmitters that are activated by voice or push-button. On Saturdays from May 3, 2021 through November 20, 2021 our Sporting Clays course will be open to the general public from 9 am-2 pm. The nonmember cost is $35 for 100 clay targets. Download the Info for Sporting Clays Guests below to learn more.

Nonmember groups of five (5) or more may be accommodated on other days by appointment. For availability and price quotes send an inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Members who have an entry gate key and their accompanied guests may shoot Sporting Clays on a self-serve basis during all regular shooting hours/days. All machines must use the club's clay targets. No special key or instruction is needed for self-service Sporting Clays.

The course hours for members and their accompanied guests are 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat and 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays, all year. All guests shooting the Sporting Clays course must sign the ASC waiver form on both sides but do not require a wristband.

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MANUAL CLAYS MACHINES AND SHOTGUN PATTERNING BOARD

Manual clay thrower machines and a shotgun patterning board range are available only to members and their accompanied guests during normal operating hours. These are not open for general public use. Guests must sign a waiver form and remain under the direct supervision of the member at all times when using the manual machines and patterning board. These are available from 8 a.m. to 30 minutes after legal sunset, Mon-Sat and 8 a.m. until legal sunset on Sundays, all year. Members must bring their own targets and there is no fee for members using these areas. Guest fees or guest wristbands and a waiver form signed on both sides are required for all nonmembers using the manual throwers and patterning board.

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Activity Fees Per Round

Fees listed are for games where participants bring their own equipment, shells, etc.

Membership

Regular Trap & Springing Teal

5 Stand &

Double/Pyramid/Wobble Traps

Skeet

Sporting Clays- 100 targets

Regular Member

$5

$6

$5

$25

Nonmember 

$8

$8

$8

$35

Junior (under 18)

$4

$5

$4

$20

         

Discounted game cards for eleven (11) shotgun games will be for sale, cash or check, from on-duty staff during open-to-the-public weekends and special events. Cards are available for members and nonmembers and are valid for one year. They cannot be used for the Sporting Clays course. No cash refund value, not redeemable for other activities.

FOR ALL SHOTGUN ACTIVITIES

  • Fees for skeet, all trap games, 5-stand and sporting clays are payable in the appropriate honor boxes unless there is staff present to collect fees.
  • Adult nonmembers (18 and older) must complete and sign a waiver form on both sides. Nonmember minors must have waiver forms signed by parent/guardian.
  • Shooters must be familiar with and follow ASC Range Safety Rules.
  • Only target loads in shot sizes 7 1/2, 8 or 9, are permitted for all shotgun games. Both lead and steel shot are allowed.
  • Only two shells may be loaded in a shotgun at any time in the shotgun sports ranges.

NOT SURE HOW TO PLAY TRAP, SKEET OR 5-STAND?

These "How To" Sessions are open to members and nonmembers. Come to the Shotgun Sports Area between 9 am-noon with hearing protection, safety glasses, a shotgun and at least two boxes of target load, lead or steel ammunition in 7 ½, 8 or 9 size shot. Participants pay member rates for the clay targets thrown during the class (Skeet/Trap $5.00 per 25 targets, 5-Stand $6.00 for 25 targets. Staff will show you how the games are played. There is no charge for the instruction. Walk-ins are welcome. So that we can plan better, let us know if you're coming by message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. These are also opportunities for members to attend the training to obtain self-service keys.

  • How to Play Trap, Skeet & 5 Stand sessions will be offererd on April 24, May 22, September 18 and October 2, 2021.

2021 SHOTGUN BASICS CLINICS, INTRO TO SPORTING CLAYS CLINICS, IDNR WINGSHOOTING CLINIC

The following are offered by the Special Programs Department and are open to members and the general public. Preregistration by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. is required; we cannot accommodate walk-ins.

Shotgun Basics and Sporting Clays Classes/Clinics are taught by NRA and IDNR Certified Shotgun Instructors and include supervised use of shotgun fields with on-field instruction/coaching.

ASC Members: instruction is free, loaner shotguns can be arranged, clay targets are five dollars per twenty-five.

Nonmembers: The class is open to the public and does not require guest wristbands/passes. There is a thirty-dollar charge that includes practice targets and the use of safety equipment. There may be additional fees for loaner firearms and/or ammunition.

Participants should bring a traditional shotgun (anything with a stock) in 12, 16, 20, or 28 gauge, two or three boxes of target load ammunition (7 1/2, 8 or 9 shot) plus safety glasses and hearing protection. FOID cards are not required to take the class but must be presented to borrow a club shotgun.*

Shotgun Basics Clinic: Covers shotgun information and use, safety, clay target shooting and common games. Classroom time is followed by on-field instruction. Preregistration required by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Meet in the club office area on 7858 Preserve Road, Waterman IL ten minutes before class starts to sign in on the class dates listed below. Class takes approximately three hours.

8:30 am on April 25, May 16, and September 5

2:00 pm on June 12, July 10, and August 7

Intro to Sporting Clays Clinic: Field work only (no classroom) on the Sporting Clays Course. Learn how to read and set up to break a variety of clay target presentations. Preregistration is required by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Each session meets at the Sporting Clays range ten minutes before class start time and lasts two-three hours.

8:30 am on June 12, July 10, and August 7

2:00 pm on April 25, May 16, and September 5

Children are welcome if they are: mature enough to pay attention and follow safety rules; strong enough to safely operate, hold up and swing a 7-pound shotgun; and accompanied at all times by a parent or grandparent.

Fees may be paid by cash or check. Preregister by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scroll down to see the IDNR Wingshooting Clinic details and dates.

2021 SPECIAL SHOTGUN EVENTS - Open to All

So that we can plan better, let us know if you're coming by sending a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Walk-ins are welcome too. All fees are payable in cash or check.

Winter Events: January 23, February 20 and March 20, 2021. $25 per person includes four rounds of your game of choice—Skeet, Trap, Double Trap, Pyramid Wobble Trap, Springing Teals, and 5-Stand—PLUS food and beverage. Nonmembers can shoot additional rounds at member rates (Skeet/Trap $5 per 25 targets, 5-Stand $6 for 25 targets). Junior rate is $20.

Sporting Clays Events: June 19, July 24, September 25 and October 23, 2021. The fee of $30.00 per person includes lunch and 100 targets. Participants must bring: shotgun, 100 target-load lead or steel shells (no hunting or defense loads) and eye and ear protection. Start any time between 8:30 am and 2:00 pm. Prizes will be awarded.

Spring and Fall "All Clays" Events:  May 15 and October 9, 2021. Attendees will shoot a combination of 4 different games for a total of 100 targets. Fee is $25.00 ($20.00 for juniors) including lunch. Participants must bring: shotgun, 100 target-load lead or steel shells (no hunting or defense loads) and eye and ear protection. Start times are 8:30, 10:30 and 12:30. You must preregister for an assigned start time. Prizes will be awarded for high scores as well as Lewis Class so there are plenty of opportunities to win.

Friday and Saturday Night Shoots: May 21, June 11, June 25, July 16, July 31, August 13, August 28, September 17 and October 1, 2021 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm. Night Shoot Fee options:

  • Friday and Saturday Nights: $25.00 per person includes a combination of four total rounds: trap, double trap, 5-stand, pyramid wobble, springing teal or skeet, plus food and beverage with additional rounds at member/nonmember rates (best deal for nonmembers/guest). Junior rate is $20.
  • Friday Night Option: $15.00 per person includes two rounds of trap, double trap, 5-stand, pyramid wobble, springing teal or skeet, plus food and beverage with additional rounds at member/nonmember rates. Junior rate is $12.
  • Special Youth Night Shoot. July 31, 2021  4 pm until 10 pm. Scroll down to see the "Youth Night" flyer for this event.

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Participants bring: shotgun, at least 100 target load lead or steel shells (no hunting or defense loads) and eye and ear protection. Start any time between 5:00 pm and 9:30. 

Turkey Shoot: November 6, 2021. Win a turkey, ham or other prize based on your shooting skills. (No actual turkeys will be injured during this event.) 

 

*Members and visitors must comply with all state and federal firearms laws.

For more information about ASC Shotgun Sports contact Dean Diddell, Shotgun Department Chairman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Downloadable Flyers

2021_Shotgun_Clinics_Flyer.pdf

2021_Shotgun_Events_Schedule.pdf

ASC_IDNR_Hunters_Wingshooting_Clinic_Flyer_2021.pdf

All_Clays_League_Flyer.pdf

Youth_Night_2021.pdf

Info_for_Sporting_Clays_Guests.pdf