Background: The Grand Prairie Gun Club was formed in 1962,
on leased land. During the '80's changes to the property made it apparent that a
new site was necessary. In 1981 a corporation was formed to find land and
develop a new facility. In 1987 a 37 acre site directly north and adjacent to
our leased site was purchased. In 1989 construction began and with the help of
grants from Texas Parks & Wildlife and much free labor the new club site has
Current Facility: The
current facility is on 65.076 acres of land
and has 100 and 200 yard rifle ranges; 25 and 50 yard pistol ranges; one
combination skeet and trap, one combination trap and 5-stand, and four skeet only fields. In
2003, we completed construction of our hunter education building. This
4800 square foot facility provides a classroom, member clubroom, and restrooms.
Who May Join: The person must be of good repute; a citizen
of the United States of America; not a member of any organization or group
having as its purpose or one of its purposes to overthrow by force or violence
the Government of the United States of America or any of it's political
subdivisions; never been convicted of a "Crime of Violence"; and will
agree to fulfill the obligations of good sportsmanship, good citizenship, and
will abide by the club rules and lawful orders of the club officers. The
membership is on an annual basis, and members must renew their membership each
year. Additionally, each member must be a shareholder in the Grand Prairie
Sportsman's Development Corporation (GPSDC, the corporation that owns the land
How to Join:
Application for membership is submitted by a GPGC club member to the GPGC Board
of Directors for approval at the next Board meeting on the first Thursday of the
month. The application must be submitted with proof that the applicant
owns or has
purchased a GPSDC share (new shares are no longer available so shares must
be purchased from a member that is no longer active). The yearly dues for the GPGC are detailed on
the GPGC membership application form. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
A member in good standing is one whose yearly dues are paid current, and has
purchased a share in the Corporation.
To apply: Contact GPGC
Secretary Jeff Zwiebel or Club President Richard Kummer
Club Address: Grand Prairie Gun
Club, 2330 Lower Tarrant Rd, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050-1815. Phone 972-641-9940, leave
Membership: Benefits of membership include the use of all of
the facilities. Membership includes spouse and children under 21, living at home.
Each member in good standing is
provided with a card that will open the front
gate. Each member is required to produce
his card when called on by any club officer, member, or law
enforcement officer. The club is kept closed and locked except during scheduled
activities or when a member is present. The ranges are closed unless an authorized range officer is present. Guests are welcome to all facilities when accompanied by a
member-in-good standing. Members are responsible for the behavior of all of
their guests and must remain with them at all times when on the premises.
Skeet and Sporting clays matches are held
monthly. Various leagues are also held throughout the
Bullseye Pistol matches are held during daylight sayings time, April-October,
on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm. Silhouette shoots (.22 caliber only) are
held on the fourth Saturday morning of each month.
Rifle Matches are not being held at this time.
Texas Hunter Education Classes: Several members are
certified hunter education instructors and conduct hunter education courses as a public service
from time to time for young persons who ask to be included.