The ARPC property has two wells, phone service, electricity and running water with two indoor toilet facilities. The ARPC Administrative Building serves as the heart of the club and has a meeting room facility equipped with Wi-Fi and classroom amenities for classroom instruction in firearms safety, youth hunting, CCW, metallic reloading, and other classes as scheduled.
There are heated and/or cooled buildings for year-round use on the trap, skeet and cowboy ranges, as well as a club-house near the rifle range. There are multiple covered shooting positions for the rifle and pistol ranges.
Throughout the property there are various storage bins, maintenance sheds and a pole-barn containing material for use by member volunteer workers to repair range facilities and the club grounds.
Safety is the utmost concern of the ARPC and is the responsibility of every member. Safety begins upon entering the front gate of the club. Access is only gained by the use of an electronic gate key card. This insures that only members in good standing and their guests can enter the property.
The safety of the members continues with the recently installed all fiber optic, full motion video surveillance on the ranges. All venues have a First Aid kit for immediate use and access to an AED. Additionally, there are ARPC members who are certified NRA Range Safety Officers and Club Range Marshals who monitor range activity to insure that safety rules and regulations are followed by all shooters.
As a public service, ARPC supports local law enforcement and provides range time to local police agencies and special tactical departments for firearms training. The Club has supported fund raising events for Back Stoppers.
Each year before deer season, ARPC holds two “sight-in days” annually for the general public to sight-in their scopes and firearms at a safe and secure range.
The Club is governed by a state charter, a set of bylaws as enacted by the membership, and policies and procedures as established and implemented by the Executive Board. Membership meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday at 7:30 PM of each month, at the Arnold Veterans of Foreign War at 2301 Church Road in Arnold, Missouri.
Membership requires: 1) a completed ARPC application, 2) a club member's reference, 3) verification of NRA membership, 4) proof of a background check, and 3) the payment of a $100 initiation fee and a $150 annual dues fee ($250 total cash or check only). Each new member must attend a Range Orientation tour and must pass a written quiz covering the Club’s safety rules, regulations and policies.
Each member is required to provide sixteen (16) hours of volunteer work time by December 31st annually for maintenance and upkeep of the Club’s property, or pay a work-assessment fee of $100 upon the renewal for the next year’s dues.
New member applications are always welcome at the ARPC Administrative Office. Applications are only taken on Wednesdays and Saturdays, From 8:30 to 11:30 am or by appointment by calling the Membership Office at 636-475-5900. Since the Administrative Office is staffed by volunteers, if there is no answer, please leave a detailed message.
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