WLOPA is a private shooting club nestled in 54
acres of beautiful Wolcott, CT. We offer organized and
informal trap and skeet shooting, pistol and rifle shooting,
air rifle shooting, and hunting. We conduct onsite pistol
permit training courses, personalized handgun and rifle training,
and we host several charitable community events. We are located at 920 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT 06716,
number is: 203-879-9976.
AND UPCOMING EVENTS!
The next monthly meeting is Friday, October 6th, 2017 at 7pm at the club.
NEED A CONNECTICUT PISTOL PERMIT? The next CT Pistol Permit
Class is Saturday, October 14, 2017. To
register click the CT Pistol Permits bar on the
left under "MainMenu" or the "Pistol Permits link" on left. The class fee is
$110 (pre-pay with registration form) and includes lunch. We're the only organization that provides
the pistol permit class, lunch and on-premises shooting in one
Class starts 9am in the clubhouse. Contact Nick Poulmas for
info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILITARY SHOOTS AND SILHOUETTE SHOOTS
Please see the schedule at left for upcoming Military Rifle and
Silhouette Shoots this summer. Contact Julian at
RIFLE RANGE CLOSED FROM 10AM-2PM ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5TH
The Southington Police Department will be using the Rifle Range for
firearms training from 10am through 2pm on Thursday, Oct. 5th.
The Pistol Range will be open during this time.
PLATE SHOOTING is underway. See schedule on
the left side of this page. It's fun. The venue starts at 2:30pm.
Contact Matthew Mildrum for info:
REMINDER TO ALL RANGE SHOOTERS:
Pick up your brass and your shotgun shells, and please place them in the designated pails.
Make sure NO LIVE ROUNDS are thrown in the pails. Live
rounds or misfires must be discarded in the RED container marked "Duds
Only". The brass belongs to the club and is not to be
taken off premises. Also, no armored piercing rounds allowed
on the ranges.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE DUE. IF YOU DID NOT PAY YOUR DUES
YET YOU HAVE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30th TO PAY. IF WE RECEIVE
PAYMENT DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, A $50 LATE FEE IS REQUIRED.
Past WLOPA events:
WINNER OF GUN RAFFLE MAY 28:
Prize: Sean Warner, Bethany, CT
Prize: Thomas Centinaro, Wolcott, CT
Prize: Chris D’Occhio, Waterbury, CT
Prize: Bill Costello, Plainville, CT
Prize: Michael Sullivan, Bethany, CT
Prize: Dave Conant, Middletown, CT
Prize: Wayne Whiten
FUNDRAISER FOR SHRINER'S HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
We held a fundraiser dinner in support of the Shriner's Hospital
for Children on Saturday, May 20th at 6pm. We thank all who
participated, cooked, cleaned up, and supported this worth cause to
help ailing children in need. 144 tickets
at $25 each were sold.
The menu was top shelf and the cooking staff worked tirelessly for
FRIENDS OF NRA DINNER was March 24, 2017, 5:30pm
WLOPA sponsored three tables at the
annual Nutmeg Friends of NRA dinner at the Aqua Turf in Southington.
We held our Christmas Party on Dec. 10th and it was very well
attended and all had a good time enjoying friendships and great
food. Thanks to all who helped with the Christmas Party and
also the Handicap Christmas Party the following day, Sun. Dec.
11th. Santa was there and
entertained everyone. A special thank you to Spartan II
Restaurant in Plantsville who donated their time and food for the
Handicap Party. All the children and their family enjoyed the day. Also,
thanks to the many who volunteered their time to make this day fun
The hunters raffle was held on December 11th, 2pm at
the club. The winners were:
Springfield 1911 A1 .45 cal, 5" stainless,
L. M. Justus (member's wife)
2nd Prize: Ruger American .45 cal, 4-1/2", Steve Pape (member)
3rd Prize: Smith & Wesson 360 J .38 Special, 1-7/8", Bryan
4th Prize: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm, 3-1/4",
Mike Conant (member)
5th Prize: Smith & Wesson Victory Kryptek .22 cal, 5-1/2",
6th Prize: $50 gift certificate Sportsman's Outpost, Mike
A new Plate Shooting Program started in 2016
featuring .22lr pistol/revolver at the plate shooting range located to the left of
the pistol range. They held 3 events, with the last one very
well attended. Contact Matt Mildrum for info: email@example.com.
Ladies Day - We held another "Ladies Day" shoot on
Sept. 17th, as part of our community outreach education events.
It was well attended and all the ladies who participated had the
opportunity to learn gun safety and shoot pistol, rifle, and trap.
Thanks to Greg Gubitosi who ran this program.
Annual Fundraiser - Breast Cancer / WLOPA Relief
On August 6, 2016, we held a fundraiser
dinner to raise money for Avon Walk for Breast Cancer and the WLOPA
Local Relief Fund.
Many people and many companies donated. Approximately 125
people attended - - a great turnout. The food was prepared by
members, and many people volunteered to make this event a great
success. Thanks to Frank Noble for coordinating everything.
Hall Renovation - We finished the hall and bathroom renovation
New storage garage for clay birds. We finally got rid of
all of the dilapidated trailers
The new Trap Office / Warm-up Hut is a beautiful addition
replacing the old trap office