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Welcome to the Itasca Gun Club web site!

Club cell phone (218) 256-9431, club email  igcpresident@yahoo.com


For updates on range closures and available shooting programs, please check the Calendar.  Updates to the calendar occur at night, so checking mornings is the best bet. 

Here's how to download or print your membership card with the gate combination

Our summer outdoor events schedule is on the calendar above.  All these events are open to members and the public.

Handgun - Itasca Action Pistol - every Friday evening

Hi-Power Rifle - Service Rifle - Afternoons - second Tuesday of the month (except Oct)

Old Rifle - 100 Year Old Rifle - Afternoons - second Tuesday of the month (except Oct)

.22 rifle - Mini Palma - Afternoon - third Tuesday of the month (except Oct)

.22 rifle - The Green Monster - Afternoon - fourth Tuesday of the month (except Oct)

History - D-Day Match (June 2nd so it can fall on a weekend)

Important Road Closure - around June 1, 2024, Itasca County Rd 61 will be partially closed. You cannot get to the ranges from the west but must come from the north or east.  Maps and description here.

DNR Youth Firearms Safety Page and Class Calendar

IRRRB news article about the Itasca Gun Club.  Scroll down toward the bottom of this IRRRB newsletter for a good description about the club!  

Itasca Gun Club’s shooting and training programs are open to all.  Being a member provides support to the club and we strongly encourage membership, but it’s not a requirement to participate in our programs.

Our club's business meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at our classroom/indoor range building, at 7:00 PM.  Click on any month's calendar entry for more information.

Be safe out there!

Range Development

We will continue to develop and improve the range, as we get grants to provide funding.  We need help finding grants so we can apply for them.  You can always click the "Contact Webmaster" link at the bottom of every page on this site if you know of a possible grant source.

In April 2021, a powerline right of way was cut from the road to the site of the future clubhouse and indoor range.  Poles and lines were installed in 2022 so we're ready when we move the clubhouse.  

Slideshow, range development work accomplished under a 2020 grant from the NRA foundation and the Itasca Chapter of the Friends of the NRA.


It's a good time to Join the Itasca Gun Club

It's a good time to join or renew your membership in the Itasca Gun Club. You can join Itasca Gun Club for only $35 a year, $23 for seniors, as a family membership.  That's a terrific price for year-round family use of a range.  Check our Membership page.

It's a good time to Join the NRA

Join the NRA through the Itasca Gun Club.  Good representation of gun owners is important in today's political climate.

Join the NRA, or renew your membership through the Itasca Gun Club, and NRA will credit the club with a commission.  See our NRA Recruiter page.  Club members and anyone else can use this feature to save a little and bring a commission to the club.  Joining the NRA adds to the strength of the voice of gun owners on a national and local level.

And, you get a free hat!         

Outdoor Range Rules

The outdoor range hours are 08:00 until 1/2 hour before sunset.  People live in the area, and we want to remain good neighbors by not making noise too early or too late.  Tannerite and similar explosive targets are banned at this range due to insurance requirements.  Be careful driving out to the range in the winter or muddy periods.  Don't exceed safe speeds for the existing road conditions.  Do NOT shoot at rocks or target frames.  Rocks create ricochets.  If you damage the frames or target holders, volunteers have to spend the time and money to repair them for all range users.  Do NOT drive down into the infield area to put up targets.  Drive and park on the road, then walk down to the target lies you're using.  Be a responsible range user. 

While the range is open to members, please check the club calendar before you head out to make sure that the range is not temporarily closed for construction, training or scheduled shooting events.

Want to Join or Renew Your Membership?

Information on joining or renewing is on our Membership Page


Looking for a Pistol Carry Permit Class?


Certified Itasca Gun Club Instructors teach Minnesota Carry Permit Classes at least once a month at our indoor range and classroom. The cost is typically $75 for a one day class that meets all the requirements of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.  Check our Calendar for class dates and times.  Information about carry permits is on the same page as the classes.  Here's more information on Minnesota and Florida Carry Permits.

Itasca Gun Club Affiliations

National Rifle Association

US Civilian Marksmanship Program

National Shooting Sports Foundation

US Shooting Association 


Who Are We? 


The Itasca Gun Club of Grand Rapids, Minnesota is an all-volunteer, 501(c)4 non-profit corporation. Our facilities include a clubhouse/classroom that can seat up to fifty, an indoor pistol and smallbore range, and outdoor rifle and pistol ranges.  We host a number of types of classes - click the Calendar tab above to see upcoming events or change the calendar to a "list" view.

  • Adult Permit to Carry
  • Women-Only Permit to Carry
  • MN DNR Youth Firearms Safety
  • MN DNR Adult Firearms Safety (not for carry permits)
  • Mother-Daughter MN Youth Firearms Safety
  • Train the Trainer for Youth Firearms Safety
  • Train the Trainer for Adult Permit to Carry

The club has relocated to a new site about a mile away from the old range.  The new outdoor range include a pistol range and a 300 yard rifle range. Plans include adding another pistol range, a smallbore range, and eventually a 1,000 yard rifle range.  The indoor range at the original site remains open in 2020.


MN DNR Firearms Safety for Youth

Firearms Safety Certification for Adults (not for carry permits)

Hunter Safety Certificate Requirements for Other States

Mentoring the Young Hunter

Range Relocation Info
Please check the "Range Relocation" tab above for maps, layouts and information on range design and construction.


Club Activities Info


Click the "Calendar" tab above to view the full list of upcoming events.  You can choose to see it as a list or as a calendar.

© Itasca Gun Club  

Mailing Address - PO Box 201, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Clubhouse / Training Classroom Address - 10000 Arbo Road, Grand Rapids, 55744

New Range Address - 28716 Prairie Lake Road, Grand Rapids, 55744

Google Map for New Range

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