The Annapolis Valley Shooting Sports Club and ranges are located at 377 White Rock Road, Canaan, Nova Scotia.

Approximately one hour from Halifax and minutes from New Minas the clubhouse, 7 CFO approved firearms ranges and several archery ranges sit on over 225 acres of land.


1. Take exit 12 on Highway 101, turn South (away from the Irving Big Stop),
2. Take the next left on Highbury School Rd, and follow it to the stop sign.
3. Turn right on White Rock Rd. Drive approximately 0.7 km and the club entrance will be on your right.


118mArchery, Handgun and Rifle (Rimfire only)Indoor range with in-floor heating and ventilation system. The state of the art ventilation system has the ability to perform 6.46 – 10.4 air changes per hour (ACH), more then doubling the required minimum of 3.24 ACH.
2100mRifle and Shotgun (Slugs only)Outdoor range with covered shooting area.
325mHandgun & Rifle (Rimfire only) Outdoor range with covered shooting area and metal silhouettes.
4N/AShotgunOutdoor skeet field with skeet thrower. Maximum shot size 7 1/2.
5N/AShotgunOutdoor skeet field with skeet thrower. Maximum shot size 7 1/2.
6N/AShotgunOutdoor trap and patterning range. Manual trap machine for trap shooting outside section hours. Maximum shot size 7 1/2.
750mArchery, Black Powder, Cowboy ActionOutdoor range with covered shooting area. Primitive Ignition Black Powder Firearms and CASS Cowboy Action Firearms with Reduced loads only.
890mArcheryOutdoor archery range.

NOTE: Exploding targets, steel core and steel jacketed ammunition are not approved for use on any range at the Annapolis Valley Shooting Sports Club.

Range Hours

The clubhouse, indoor range and archery ranges are available 24/7. Outdoor firearm ranges are available:

  • Monday to Friday – 8:00am to sunset but no later then 8:00pm
  • Saturday to Sunday – 9:00am to sunset but no later then 8:00pm

Always check the Calendar for scheduled practices and events.