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ABOUT ERGC - Membership

Membership Options

The Escambia River Gun Club offers four (4) types of memberships.  Three of these options offer unlimited use of the range while the fourth option offers one free visit to the range and a pay-as-you come option for subsequent visits.

Option 1 - Unlimited One-Year Membership

Cost - $120
Duration - 1 year from date of sign-up
Covers - Member and spouse, plus all minor children under the age of 18 living in the same household
Limitations - offers unlimited use of the range; member may bring a maximum of two guests per visit (guests 18 and over must pay a $10 guest fee).
This membership option is the most economical for most individuals who are local residents and want to visit ERGC throughout the year.

Option 2 - Unlimited Six-Month Membership

Cost - $70
Duration - six-months from date of sign-up
Covers - Member and spouse, plus all minor children under the age of 18 living in the same household
Limitations - offers unlimited use of the range; member may bring a maximum of two guests per visit (guests 18 and over must pay a $10 guest fee).
This membership option is tailored for individuals who wish to join ERGC but will not reside in the area for an entire year, such as military personnel here for training.

Option 3 - Unlimited Three-Month Membership

Cost - $40
Duration - three-months from date of sign-up
Covers - Member and spouse, plus all minor children under the age of 18 living in the same household
Limitations - offers unlimited use of the range; member may bring a maximum of two guests per visit (guests 18 and over must pay a $10 guest fee).
This membership option is tailored for individuals who wish to join ERGC but will not reside in the area for an entire year, such as military personnel here for training.

Option 4 - Limited One-Year Membership

Cost - $60, plus $10 per visit after first visit
Duration - one-year from date of sign-up
Covers - Member only
Limitations - the initial $60 membership fee includes only your first visit.  Members must pay $10 each visit thereafter until membership expires.  Membership does NOT include spouse.  Membership does NOT allow guests.
This membership option is good for individuals who may need to visit the range only a few times per year, such as hunters looking to sight-in rifles.

How to Join

You can join ERGC, or renew your membership, one of two ways:

1. Join or Renew at the Range.  Visit the range and see the Range Safety Officer (RSO) on-duty.  You can take a completed membership form with you, or you can complete a membership form at the range.  Be sure to bring cash or check for your membership fee.  You can take the orientation class with the RSO while you are there.  The RSO will complete your temporary membership card -- your permanent card will be ready for pickup at the range within a few weeks.

2. Join by Mail.  Download, print and complete the membership form from this website.  This is a PDF file, 112KB in size.  Mail your membership form along with the proper amount for membership dues to the address shown below.

ERGC Membership
C/O Membership Secretary
PO Box 333
Cantonment  FL  32533-0333

Important Notes

  1. The primary member must be 18 years of age.
  2. Member must be free of felony convictions.  If the member's spouse will also receive a membership card, he or she must also be free of felony convictions.
  3. Member must be a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) or the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA).  You will need to provide your NRA or NMLRA number on your ERGC membership form, so be sure to join one of these two organizations before applying to join ERGC.
  4. Permanent membership cards are NEVER mailed to the member -- they are always picked up from the RSO at the range.

Range Orientation

As of November 2008, new members do not gain shooting privileges at the range until they have completed range orientation. Orientation is held throughout the day at the Range Safety Officer's convenience (i.e. if he's busy checking people in or handling other range issues, orientation needs to wait until he's free). The last orientation will begin no later than one hour prior to range closing time. The goal of orientation is to ensure new members fully understand the range rules, are familiar with the range facilities, and have any questions answered by a range official. At orientation, your temporary membership card will be validated, granting you your shooting privileges. Your official membership card will be available at the range within a couple of weeks.  Use your temporary card until the new card is available.

Effective 1 January 2010, all renewing members will also need to take the orientation.  This is a county requirement.