Berwyn Rod & Gun Club

8311 Laurel-Bowie Road

Bowie, Maryland 20715

Established in 1938

COVID-19 Restrictions

(as of August 1, 2020)

The Executive Committee has updated the COVID restrictions for range usage.

1.   Social Distancing Restrictions - stay at least 6 feet away from other members and all range users are required to wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth.

2.   All persons not actively using a firing point shall stay back away from the Firing line areas unless acting in the role of instructor or RSO for guest.

3.   Wash your hands - Use the hand washing stations behind the 100-yard range when you arrive and when you leave the ranges.

4.   Only one (1) person shall be in the Sign-in Room or the Target Frame Shed at a time.

5.   Members should limit their use of a Range Area to one (1) hour so other members have time to use the facilities.

6.   A member may bring up to two (2) guests. In accordance will the BRGC range rules, members must do the following for every guest, every time they visit BRGC:
a.  Each guest shall fill out a waiver. b.   Only one guest may be at the firing line at a time.

c.   The member and their guests must share one bay and one firing point.

d.   The member may not shoot while their guest shoots.

e.   The member must act as their guest’s RSO.
7.   Bring your own pen - there will be no pens provided in the sign-in room, and please do not leave any.
8.   Chamber flags - if you take a flag out of the sign-in room, keep it and do not return it.
9.   Range Use (Per Range Area)
a.   The 50-Foot and 50-Yard Ranges shall be considered one (1) Range Area

 i.    One (1) shooter per bay, there are four (4) bays.

ii.    Only the center position of each bay is to be used.

iii.    A maximum of eight (8) people may be on this 50/50 Range area.

b.   The 100-yard Range shall be considered one (1) Range Area
i.    One (1) shooter per bay, there are three (3) bays.
ii.    Only the center position of each bay is to be used.
iii.    A maximum of nine (9) people may be in this 100-yard Range area.
c.   The Archery Range shall be considered one (1) Range Area
i.    Only every other firing point is to be used on the Archery Range.
ii.    A maximum of four (4) people may be in this Archery Range area.
d.   The Shotgun Patterning Range shall be considered one (1) Range Area
i.    One (1) shooter maximum and two (2) persons maximum at the Shotgun Patterning Range firing point.
ii.    A maximum of three (3) people may be in this Shotgun Patterning Range area.
e.   The Club House shall be considered one (1) Area
 i.    No more than fifteen (15) people total, at a time in the Club House.

ii.    Wear a mask

iii.    Maintain six (6) feet apart
iv.    Use the bathroom sinks to wash your hands
v.    Only Members and their guests
 vi.    The Badging and Security team shall regulate the number of newly voted in members into the Club House for new member on-boarding in accordance with the above restrictions.
10.    Authorized Professional Trainers may use the range facilities as outlined above.
a.   Trainers may have a maximum of six (6) students for training purposes in the clubhouse.

b.   Trainers may have a maximum of two (2) students for training purposes at the range facilities.

c.   All training activities must be scheduled with the Vice President and Range Safety Chair no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the events occurrence.

11.    Please proceed with due caution, and please try to follow all CDC and MDH guidelines to help minimize the spread and impact from this potentially deadly virus.
12.    All other club rules are still in effect and must be followed

Berwyn Rod & Gun Club, Inc., PO Box 1378, Bowie, MD 20718

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